Heather Stewart, CPA is a Managing Director at Blaze Partners where she is responsible for oversight of the Company’s finance and accounting efforts at both the corporate level and on behalf of its various partnerships. In this capacity, she oversees financial reporting, tax, cash management, compliance, and other corporate initiatives.
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 the 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 received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Accounting and a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Georgia. She is licensed in Georgia as a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of CREW Atlanta and the Georgia Society of CPAs.
Heather and her family reside in Atlanta, GA.