Covenant Capital Group Announces Senior Promotions; Establishes Management Committee
Nashville-born firm with more than $1 billion in real estate assets under management makes strategic promotions and establishes select committee to plan long-term strategic direction of the firm
Nashville, TENN. (February 14th, 2018) – Covenant Capital Group, LLC, a Nashville-based investment manager focused on restoring and sustaining apartment communities in high-growth southeastern and mid-atlantic markets, today announced four leadership promotions.
They are as follows:
E.W. Weathersby as chief investment officer. Weathersby leads all acquisition, disposition and financing activities related to the fund’s investments. He joined Covenant in 2006.
Dan Barber as chief financial officer. Barber is responsible for all financial matters, IT, compliance and asset reporting. He will also remain chief compliance officer. He joined Covenant in 2012.
Dani Wills as vice president of investor relations. Wills is responsible for the strategy and coordination of client relations across the firm. She joined Covenant in 2011.
Justin Spickard as vice president of acquisitions. Spickard is responsible for sourcing and evaluating multifamily investment opportunities and managing relationships with owners, brokers and other key industry partners. He joined Covenant in 2013.
“We’re proud of the work E.W., Dan, Dani and Justin have done on behalf of Covenant Capital Group, our investors and our communities,” said Govan D. White, managing partner and co-founder of Covenant Capital Group. “They’re very deserving of these professional recognitions and our firm will greatly benefit from their new roles and increased responsibility.”
In addition to the promotions, Covenant also announced the creation of a new Management Committee to further enhance the skills and knowledge related to the direction and decision making at the firm. In addition to Covenant Founders White and Frederic A. Scarola, the committee consists of Weathersby, Barber and John Berry, vice president of acquisition analysis and construction. The committee will meet quarterly to discuss significant long-range planning at the firm.
“The Management Committee will play an imperative role in securing the long-term future we envision for Covenant Capital Group,” added White. “E.W., Dan and John are the core of the next generation of Covenant, and their regular input is vital to sustaining our work.”
Nashville-based Covenant Capital Group, formed in 2001, has more than $1 billion in real estate assets under management and controls over 9,250 apartment units. In the last decade alone, it has invested nearly $300 million in renovations that extend the life of apartment properties, improving communities and increasing environmental efficiencies in the process.
Covenant takes an active, social and philanthropically-minded role in the communities it lives and works. In 2017, the firm and its employees financially supported more than 50 non-profits and charities.