Founder, Chairman of the Board    David R. Burrus is founder and Chairman of the Board of Burrus Investment Group, Inc.  In addition, he is a Principal in many domestic and international businesses.  A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Mr. Burrus resides in Palm Beach, Florida.   Encompassing a broad range of real estate activities, Mr. Burrus's primary business interests include investment in and development of office buildings, hotels, shopping centers, festival marketplaces, apartments, condominiums and land.  Through his proprietorship of Gulf South Mortgage Company, he has provided financing, equity capital and consultation for a large number of business ventures and real estate projects for over fifty years.   Mr. Burrus has been very active in a wide range of business, civic and cultural activities of local and international prominence.  Many of these organizations have honored Mr. Burrus with awards for his outstanding participation and service.   He is chairman and founder of The Burrus Foundation, a charitable trust for philanthropic endeavors, which provides funding for various medical, environmental, education-related and law enforcement projects.  Mr. Burrus is a senior member of the National Association of Review Appraisers and Mortgage Underwriters.   Mr. Burrus enjoys an enthusiastic interest in equestrian and water-related activities, environmental conservation and music.  
 
 President and Chief Executive Officer    George Newton cofounded Burrus Investment Group as President and Chief Executive Officer. He first became associated with David Burrus in 1984 when he joined Berger and Burrus Investments as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Newton serves as president or chairman of each affiliate company and for the firm's various hotels and real-estate investment partnerships. He is primarily responsible for acquisitions, structure, market positioning, and financial performance of each property, is Chairman of Expotel Hospitality Services, LLC and Enta Ticketing Solutions Group. Mr Newton served as a director of Grand Heritage Hotels. Mr. Newton is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Hotel Administrator and a licensed real estate broker .  He has held a number of top positions in the field of real estate and investment, including Chief Financial Officer of Morley Properties of Orlando, FL; he was the chief financial officer of Coleman Development Company, Inc.; developer of many prominent office buildings and hotels in New Orleans, as well as president of its affiliated service businesses. He began his career as a CPA at a big eight international public accounting firm. Mr. Newton has served on the advisory council of the business college at the University of Southern Mississippi, in the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, the President's Academy of the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Motel Association, the St. Paul's School Foundation Board, The Burrus Foundation, Metairie Country Club, Burnt Pine Golf Club at Sandestin, Florida, The Portrait Society of America and numerous other professional and civic organizations.  Married for more than forty-five years to Sharron Sterling, Mr. Newton has three grown children and four grandchildren.
 


  Chief Financial Officer    Christopher D. Schott joined Burrus Investment Group in 1986 as its Corporate Controller. He now serves as the firm's Chief Financial Officer, member of the Board of Directors of the affiliates, and Secretary /Treasurer and corporate general partner of each of the affiliate's partnerships. Mr. Schott is responsible for managing and monitoring accounting information for Burrus Investment Group, Inc. and its related affiliates, as well as for implementing internal planning, financing and mortgage loan compliance.   Mr. Schott is a Certified Public Accountant and a licensed Real Estate Agent. He was previously an audit senior at the firm of Deloitte & Touche and a controller for a local real estate company.   Mr. Schott is a member of the New Orleans Chapter of the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants, and serves on the Board of Directors of The Burrus Foundation.   A native of New Orleans, Mr. Schott is married and the father of four children.
 


  Asset Manager     Richard Ganucheau joined Burrus Investment Group, Inc. in 1989 to build the property management division for company owned real estate. In 1990 he assumed the role of Technology Manager to oversee every aspect of their computer and telecommunications projects. Richard has since been a hands-on manager who continues to achieve a difficult balance between cost containment and quality. He has also taken on the additional task of overseeing Risk Management for the entire portfolio. Richard graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He resides just outside of New Orleans in Mandeville with his wife, Jeanne-Marie, and their two daughters.
 


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