Jarett S. Levan
Chief Executive Officer and President
Jarett S. Levan serves as President of Parent and will be the President and Chief Executive Officer of New BBX Capital. From December 2015 to February 2017, he also served as Acting Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Parent. He has served as a member of Parent’s Board of Directors since September 2009. Since August 2017, Mr. Jarett Levan has served as a director of Bluegreen Vacations. Commencing in 1999 he was a Director and in 2015 he became the Acting Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BCC until the completion of the BCC Merger in December 2016. Further, Mr. Jarett Levan was the President of BankAtlantic from 2005 to 2007 and was the Chief Executive Officer of BankAtlantic from January 2007 until July 2012 when BankAtlantic was sold to BB&T. Mr. Jarett Levan also serves as a director of Business for the Arts of Broward, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, the Broward Workshop, the Broward College Foundation and is a member of the Ambassadors Board of Nova Southeastern University. We believe that Mr. Jarett Levan’s operating and management experience, and his knowledge of our business, will allow him to provide insight to our Board of Directors with respect to our business, affairs and prospects. Mr. Jarett Levan is the son of Alan B. Levan, who is expected to serve as our Chairman.
Seth M. Wise
Executive Vice President
Seth M. Wise has served as a director and Executive Vice President of Parent since September 2009. Mr. Wise has also served as Executive Vice President of BCC since August 2012 and as a director of Bluegreen Vacations since August 2017. In addition, since July 2005, Mr. Wise has served as President of Woodbridge Holdings Corporation (including its predecessor, Woodbridge Holdings, LLC) (“Woodbridge”) after serving as its Executive Vice President since September 2003. He also previously was Vice President of Abdo Companies, Inc. We believe that Mr. Wise’s real estate-related experience and background will enhance our Board of Directors’ knowledge with respect to the real estate industry and that our Board will benefit from the insight he brings with respect to our operations and investments.
Chief Financial Officer
Brett Sheppard joined Parent in 2017 and has served as its Chief Accounting Officer since August 2018. Mr. Sheppard will be appointed Chief Financial Officer of New BBX Capital in connection with the spin-off. Prior to joining Parent, Mr. Sheppard served as Corporate Controller of Equity One, Inc. and as a Senior Auditor with Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Sheppard is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an M.Pr.A. and B.B.A. in Accounting and Finance.