(March 7, 2012) – Carter, one of the country’s leading real estate development, investment and advisory firms, said today that Gil Patterson has been promoted to senior vice president of accounting and finance.
Patterson, a CPA, has more than 25 years of experience in finance, accounting and strategic planning. He previously served as senior controller at Carter and has significant experience with real estate investments and developments, specifically in the areas of residential and resort properties. Prior to joining Carter, he held the position of CFO at the Settings Development Company and was a partner, COO and CFO at Briar Rose Land Company. Patterson started his career with Arthur Andersen & Co.
In his new role, Patterson will oversee and perform accounting and financial activities for Carter. He also will serve as a leader on Carter’s operations team. He will continue to drive organizational change and process improvements for Carter’s finance and accounting operations.
“We know Gil [Patterson] is a great choice for this position,” said Bob Peterson, chairman and CEO of Carter. “His financial acumen and internal control expertise has been instrumental since he joined our team. We are excited about Gil’s new role and added responsibility and are confident he will continue to be a key contributor to our success.”
Patterson holds a bachelor’s degree in management and a master’s degree in finance and accounting both from the University of Georgia.