Edward W. Turville, CFA
Chairman & Managing Director
Edward W. Turville CFA is the firm's Founder, Chairman and Managing Director. Mr. Turville, CFA has been with the firm and its predecessors since inception in 1997, and has an extensive real estate and investment background with over 40 years of cumulative experience in these industries. He has held a number of senior positions with a group of investment firms including: Managing Director – Real Estate Division, Beach Investment Counsel Inc.; Principal – Dalton, Greiner, Hartman, Maher & Co.; and Director of Research, Senior Vice President – Johnson, Lane, Space, Smith & Co. Mr. Turville is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and a graduate of Rice University with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Science.
John E. Webster, II
As the firm's President, Mr. Webster directs the firm's Atlanta area business activities as well as its research and marketing functions. He has a broad and in-depth background in real estate and real estate investing and has over 30 years experience in the industry. Mr. Webster has served as a real estate loan officer and asset manager for the Bank of Nova Scotia where he was responsible for an institutional portfolio of office, retail, hotel and condominium assets. He also has experience in real estate development and leasing in the industrial and office sectors. Mr. Webster has been with the firm since its inception, and has been a significant contributor to the development of our investment process. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from Duke University and a Masters of Business Administration from Emory University.
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer
Ms. Zapalski is a Vice President, Trader Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for the firm. In her capacity as a Trader, she is responsible for the execution and oversight of the firm's trading operations. She additionally oversees our internal financials and accounting as Chief Financial Officer, as well as the administration of compliance functions for the firm as Chief Compliance Officer. Ms. Zapalski was an Assistant Controller at First Florida Bank prior to joining our firm. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance (with honors) from the University of Miami.
Mr. Barge is the firm’s external compliance consultant. He is also the CEO, President and Founder of Barge Consulting, The firm serves the financial securities industries on regulatory and compliance matters. Mr. Barge has consulted with hundreds of firms across the country on how to better prepare for SEC examinations, adhere to investment guidelines, establish a compliance culture, implement procedures and conduct Code of Ethics training.
In addition, Mr. Barge was employed as a Senior Compliance Examiner, and later as a Staff Accountant, for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Atlanta District Office (1994-1998). He conducted on-site examinations of investment advisers, investment companies, fund administrators, broker-dealers and various other financial securities firms.
Mr. Barge has earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Tuskegee University (1987) and a Master of Business Administration from Mercer University (1994).