Heather Stewart is the Chief Financial Officer of Blaze Partners and is responsible for the financial oversight and risk management of the Company and its affiliates in addition to overseeing Blaze’s platform services. In this role, Ms. Stewart is actively involved in various strategic growth initiatives of the Company.
Prior to joining Blaze Partners, Heather was the Director of Fund Accounting at Jamestown, an international vertically-integrated real estate operator. At Jamestown, 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 with investments in office, retail, multifamily, industrial and timber assets. Over the span of a decade, 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 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.