Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust names new board member
Virginia Beach-based Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. has appointed Stewart J. Brown to its board of directors.
Brown will serve on the board’s compensation and investment committees as well as the nominating and corporate governance committee where he will serve as chair.
Brown will replace Christopher Ettel, who resigned from his position with the company due to time constraints related to his work with his own company. Wheeler’s board will remain at eight members with five of those members being independent.
Brown is a principal with Dunkirk Partners, where he performs management consulting and executive coaching services.
In addition, he is chairman of the credit/risk committee for Community and Southern Bank and is a member of the board’s joint audit committee. He has also served as the past chairman of the board of Lodgian Inc. of Atlanta and Opportunity Bank of Dallas.