The St. Joe Company announced that, effective January 1, 2010, the following individuals have been promoted: Reece Alford as senior vice president, corporate counsel and secretary; Ken Borick as senior vice president, real estate counsel; David Childers as vice president, finance and corporate treasurer; and Janna Connolly as senior vice president and chief accounting officer.
Mr. Alford came to the company in 2005 from the Birmingham law firm of Maynard, Cooper & Gale, where he was a partner with a practice in corporate law.
As senior vice president, corporate counsel and secretary, Mr. Alford will be responsible for corporate level legal matters including securities, compliance, corporate governance, intellectual property and strategic transactions for the company.
Mr. Borick has more than twenty years experience in real estate law and joined the company in September, 2000.
Mr. Borick is currently focused on real estate transactions including brokerage agreements, ground leases, joint ventures and the establishment and maintenance of HOA and CDD entities. As senior vice president, real estate counsel, he will assume additional responsibilities related to the company’s residential and commercial real estate transactions.
Mr. Childers has more than seventeen years of experience in treasury, investments, corporate finance, capital markets and investor relations. He joined the company in 1995 as investment manager and subsequently became responsible for the treasury and investor relations functions. Most recently, he held the position of vice president of finance and assistant treasurer, developing and executing company’s investor relations program and building the company’s relationships with the banking community.
As vice president, finance and corporate treasurer, Mr. Childers will be responsible for the management of the company’s capital structure, credit profile and investor relations strategies.
Ms. Connolly has held progressively senior accounting positions at the company for over 13 years.
As senior vice president and chief accounting officer, Ms. Connolly will continue to oversee all accounting, tax and financial reporting for the company, and will now assume responsibility for the budgeting, forecasting and planning functions as well. -Business Wire