Fretz Resigns as SVP at Wells REIT; Davis Named CFO

Brian Davis

Randall D. Fretz has resigned as the Senior Vice President at Wells Core Office Income REIT, Inc., a position he had held since July 2007.

On March 11, 2013, the company’s board of directors appointed Brian M. Davis as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Davis, 43, has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wells Timberland Management Organization, LLC since March 2009 and as Vice President from October 2007 through March 2009. Since February 2012, Davis has served as the Chief of Strategic Product Management for Wells Real Estate Funds with the responsibility for the strategic planning, development and leadership of the corporate finance organization.

Davis has also served as Senior Vice President of Wells Capital since February 2013.

From 2000 until joining Wells Real Estate Funds in 2007, Davis worked at Atlanta-based SunTrust Bank, where he held various positions including client manager for the Asset Based Lending Group where he was responsible for the origination and structuring of asset-based lending relationships developed from SunTrust’s existing client base and prospects.

Davis previously held positions with CoBank, ACB, of Denver, Colorado, as Capital Markets Officer from 1998 to 2000, and with SunTrust as Portfolio Manager for the AgriFoods Specialty Lending Group from 1994 to 1998.

Davis received his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from Ohio University.