TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT, Inc. (the “Company”), a Maryland corporation that currently qualifies as a real estate investment trust ("REIT"), announces that Lisa A. Drummond will retire from her role as Secretary of the Company on or before December 31, 2018, a position she has held since December 2009. Ms. Drummond also serves as Chief Operating Officer and Secretary of Carter Validus/Advisors, LLC, the external advisor of the Company, and will retire from such positions on or before December 31, 2018.
Ms. Drummond stated, “I am grateful for the opportunity to have been part of the Company’s leadership team since its formation and to have helped create a market-leading REIT. I look forward to seeing the continuing successful execution of the Company’s strategy by our existing group of talented professionals.”
“All of us at Carter Validus would like to thank Lisa for her significant contribution to the Company since its formation. I have full confidence that we will continue to successfully execute on our strategy and realize the best possible outcomes for our stockholders,” stated Michael A. Seton, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company.
In accordance with the Company's policies and procedures, the Company's management team and board of directors are implementing a succession plan in preparation for Ms. Drummond’s departure.
About Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT, Inc.
Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT, Inc. currently qualifies as a real estate investment trust and invests in mission critical real estate assets located throughout the United States. Mission critical real estate assets are purpose-built facilities designed to support the most essential operations of tenants.
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