ROSS Companies Names Billy J. Edwards as Chief Financial Officer
April 21, 2017
Company creates stand-alone position to accommodate recent growth
BETHESDA, Md., April 21, 2017 – ROSS Companies, a leader in multifamily acquisitions, property management and renovation in the Mid-Atlantic region, today announced the promotion of Billy J. Edwards to chief financial officer, effective immediately. Edwards had served as the company’s senior controller since January 2016.
Edwards will be responsible for overseeing ROSS’ accounting, finance, reporting and tax compliance functions as well as supporting overall company growth.
“Our rapid growth and continued focus on increasing our management client base has made it necessary to make CFO a stand-alone position, and Billy is an excellent fit for the role,” said Dave Miskovich, CEO of ROSS Companies, who served as CFO and COO prior to assuming his current title last year. “As our portfolio of owned and managed apartment communities grows throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, Billy will be a valuable resource in helping us maximize the return on every investment and management assignment we pursue. He is insightful, level-headed and makes sound decisions based on thorough, fact-based analysis of the situation at hand.”
Prior to joining ROSS, Edwards worked in public accounting with CohnReznick LLP as a member of their Private Enterprise Practice Group. Edwards holds a Masters of Professional Accountancy from West Virginia University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration- cum laude from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.
About ROSS Companies
ROSS Companies, founded in 1983 in Bethesda, Md., is a recognized leader in multifamily acquisitions and investment, development, property management and renovation. With a managed portfolio of 14,150 apartment homes in 48 communities, the privately held company is one of the most active multifamily real estate firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. ROSS Companies is comprised of three affiliates – ROSS Development & Investment, ROSS Management Services and ROSS Renovation & Construction. In 2017, ROSS Development & Investment is celebrating its 34th anniversary and ROSS Management Services is celebrating 29 years in business. Last March, ROSS Management Services was honored for the second straight year with a National Resident Satisfaction Award from SatisFacts. In 2016, 12 ROSS-managed apartment communities were awarded the Apartment Ratings’ 2015 Top Rated Award, reflecting ROSS Companies’ unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. These annual awards recognize communities with outstanding resident satisfaction ratings as measured on ApartmentRatings.com. For more information about ROSS Companies, visit Ross-Companies.com.