The company stated that it would hold a special meeting soon and begin filing the necessary financial documents. Ed Johnson is president of University Growth Solutions LLC. He served as the Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of Grubb & Ellis Company (“Grubb & Ellis”), our former sponsor, from December 2007 to July 2008, and as the Chief Executive Officer, President and director of NNN Realty Advisors, a wholly owned subsidiary of Grubb & Ellis, from its formation in September 2006. Peters served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Triple Net Properties, Inc. from 2005 to 2006, having previously served as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 2004. Peters served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a director of Golf Trust of America, Inc. Peters serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Peters served as a director of NNN Apartment REIT, Inc. Peters served as President and Chief Executive Officer of G REIT, Inc. UGS is dedicated to achieving the preferred futures of America’s independent colleges and universities.The company partners with motivated institutions to create and execute distinctive, market-driven strategic plans, initiatives and inspiring stories, driven by innovative, long-term revenue stream solutions that will fuel their futures. Fix oversaw the development of a chain of extended-stay hotels, including 117 properties aggregating 13,300 rooms. Fix was a consultant to Doubletree Hotels, primarily developing debt and equity sources of capital for hotel acquisitions and refinancing. Fix has been and continues to be a partner in The Contrarian Group, a business management and investment company since December 1992. Fix served as President of The Pacific Company, a real estate investment and development company. Fix was responsible for the development, acquisition and management of an apartment portfolio comprising in excess of 3,000 units. Fix held numerous positions, including Chief Financial Officer, of The Irvine Company, a major California-based real estate firm that develops residential property, for-sale housing, apartments, commercial, industrial, retail, hotel and other land related uses. Fix was one of the initial team of ten professionals hired by The Irvine Company to initiate the development of 125,000 acres of land in Orange County, California. He last served as an officer of GE and Executive Vice President of GE Capital, overseeing commercial lending and leasing businesses in North America. degree in Social Sciences from Pittsburg State University and a M. degree in Health Administration from Washington University in St. He is also a director, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, a nonprofit foundation established for the purpose of supporting scientific research. from December 2001 to January 2008 and has served as chairman of the trustees of G REIT Liquidating Trust since January 2008. degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Notre Dame and is a member of its Mendoza School of Business Advisory Council. De Wald is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), and is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. During his tenure with Candlewood Hotel Company, Inc., Mr. He has also served as the Regional General Manager for four of the GE Plastics regions, including leading the GE Plastics effort in Mexico in the mid-1990s. (Nasdaq: CBF), and Polymer Group, Inc., a Blackstone portfolio company. Foss previously served on the board of directors of Capital Bank Corp., Green Bankshares and TIB Financial Corp. Foss serves as the President of the ALS Finding a Cure Foundation. Foss earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston. He has over 25 years of experience with the General Electric Company (“GE”), serving in various leadership capacities. He manages and develops real estate operating properties through American Oak Properties, LLC, where he is a principal.
He was appointed to that position following service as a senior executive to the Arizona Board of Regents from 1986-1991. in Higher Education Administration and a Juris Doctor degree from Creighton University. Until November of 2008, when he completed a process of dissolution, he served for five years as the Chief Executive Officer of WCH, Inc., formerly Candlewood Hotel Company, Inc., having served as its Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary since 1995. He has been with GE for 35 years and, prior to his most recent positions, served for six years as the President of GE Polymerland, a commercial organization representing GE Plastics in the global marketplace. Foss served in various commercial roles with GE, including introducing LEXAN® film in the 1970s, and was the Market Development Manager on the ULTEM® introduction team in 1982. A., the operating subsidiary of Capital Bank Financial Corp. Henson serves as Independent Director of the Company. Wescombe serves as Independent Director of the Company. degree in Accounting and Finance from San Jose State University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves as a director of First Foundation, Inc., First Foundation Bank, Accel Networks, and CT Realty Investors. degree from Claremont Mc Kenna College and is a graduate of the UCLA Executive Management Program, the Stanford Fi Management Program, the UCLA Anderson Corporate Director Program, and the Stanford Directors’ Consortium. He was President of General Electric Company’s (“GE”) Olympic Sponsorship and Corporate Accounts from 2003 until his retirement in February 2013. Foss was General Manager for Enterprise Selling, with additional responsibilities for Sales Force Effectiveness and Corporate Sales Programs. Foss was rehired by GE in November 2013 to serve as the leader of the GE/NFL Brain Research Program.With client partners, UGS provides turn-key strategic plans, operations solutions and implementation leadership in many areas, including: In 2003, Dr.Johnson created University Realty Advisors, LLC to advise universities, cities, developers and financiers on the development of branch campuses in the USA Sunbelt. Johnson currently serves on the boards of Prescott College (AZ), Sias University Foundation (China’s largest private university), the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific, the GREIT Liquidation Trust, and Gainey Business Bank. Johnson’s 30-year higher education career includes leadership positions in both public and independent higher education. Johnson previously led two higher education organizations, Everest College Phoenix and Everest University Online.It will be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange.