Heather Stewart, CPA is the Director of Accounting at Blaze Partners. Mrs. Stewart is responsible for the financial reporting, tax reporting, treasury services, and compliance of the Company and its affiliated joint ventures.
Prior to joining Blaze Partners, Heather was previously the Director of Fund Accounting at Jamestown, a national vertically-integrated real estate operator, where she oversaw the financial reporting and liquidity management of multiple closed end real estate funds and the Chairman’s portfolio, totaling approximately $5 billion in gross asset value. Over her span of 10 years, her responsibilities included investor relations and reporting, cash management and treasury services, lender reporting, audit, and compliance testing. She has significant experience with SEC Registered Investment Advisor requirements, BaFin (the German SEC) requirements, and REIT compliance. Prior to Jamestown, she was an auditor with the accounting firm of Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC in Atlanta.
Ms. Stewart is licensed in Georgia as a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of CPAs. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Accounting and a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Georgia.
Heather and her family reside in Atlanta, GA.