Elevation Financial Group Announces Addition of New Partner
WINTER PARK, FLORIDA (July 12, 2016) – Elevation Financial Group, LLC is pleased to announce that Stuart A. Heaton has become a partner of the company. Since joining the organization in 2012, Mr. Heaton has served in an executive capacity as the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for Elevation Financial Group. He has been instrumental in the success and growth of the company in multiple areas and has directed numerous corporate real estate and lending transactions, including the recent disposition of Serenity Apartments® at Greenville which represented the company’s most successful sale to date.
“We are so excited to invite Stuart Heaton to become a partner in Elevation Financial Group,” said Chris King, President and CEO of Elevation Financial Group. “He brings three decades of corporate management experience at the highest level of publically traded companies and has strengthened the overall sustainability of the company in operations, legal transactions, compliance, risk management, strategic planning and business development. Our entire investor community has been well served by having a leader of his caliber helping to direct and shape the vision of the firm. He has distinguished himself with his work ethic, his humility, his kindness and his love of developing and mentoring team members at every level. I have full confidence that Stuart will be a strong and visionary leader for Elevation for many years to come.”
Mr. Heaton brings a deep and diverse background and extensive skill set to Elevation. He has served as an executive in multiple publicly-traded companies, including serving as the General Counsel of a Fortune 500 corporation. In addition, he has successfully conducted numerous M&A transactions, joint ventures, public and private debt and equity financings, and international business arrangements. Mr. Heaton received an undergraduate degree from California State University, Fullerton, a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California Los Angeles, and an MBA degree from Vanderbilt University.
“I am humbled by the opportunity to join the partnership of this outstanding organization,” said Mr. Heaton. “The leadership, vision and experience of the original partners has given Elevation a sound, successful and dynamic 10-year growth history with a track record of excellence in affordable multi-family housing ownership and superior returns to its investors. I intend to contribute to the strong management of this wonderful company throughout the years ahead.”
Elevation Financial Group, LLC, a real estate private equity company, leads an award-winning group of companies with a focus and mission to acquire, revitalize and operate affordable apartment communities for independent seniors and families. Elevation raises capital through no-load private placement funds subscribed to by accredited investors. Through a consortium of companies specializing in real estate investment, property renovation and property management, Elevation has delivered superior financial returns to its investors while making a positive and distinctive impact on the communities we serve.
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