Chief Financial Officer
Scope of Service Experience
Mr. Leatherwood has overall responsibility for the financial operations of the company. This includes oversight of corporate and property accounting functions as well as financial reporting to lenders and investors. Mr. Leatherwood is directly involved with structuring debt and equity for real estate transactions.
Background & Experience
Mr. Leatherwood joined Southern Real Estate in 2009. Since joining the company he has directed the efforts of more than $100 million of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, restructurings and refinancings. From 1999 to 2009 he was the CFO and Director of Acquisitions for Lat Purser & Associates, Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina. During that time properties acquired or restructured aggregated more than $200 Million in value. Mr. Leatherwood received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Bob Jones University in 1981, after which he was with Price Waterhouse in its Dallas, Philadelphia and Baltimore offices. Mr. Leatherwood was part of the Price Waterhouse Real Estate practice.
Professional Associations & Designations
Mr. Leatherwood is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the North Carolina Association of CPA’s and the American Institute of CPA’s. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute.
Mr. Leatherwood serves on the Board of Directors of Biblical Ministries Worldwide, which has facilitated missionary activity in more than 50 countries for more than 50 years. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Clearwater Christian College where he serves as Vice-Chairman. Mr. Leatherwood has served as a Deacon at Bible Baptist Church in Matthews and currently serves on their Finance Committee.