8-K 1 form8k.htm 8-K Document

Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 4, 2019

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Item 5.02    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On April 4, 2019, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Mr. Brian M. Davis, the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, to serve as the Company’s President and Chief Financial Officer effective April 5, 2019.

Jerry Barag will continue as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company.

Mr. Davis, 49, has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since March 2013. Mr. Davis served as our Treasurer from October 2013 to February 2018, as our Assistant Secretary from August 2013 to July 2018, and as our Secretary from July 2018 to October 2018. Mr. Davis also serves on the boards of directors of TexMark Timber Treasury, L.P. and Creek Pine REIT, LLC, two entities that are part of the Company’s Triple T joint venture. Mr. Davis served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wells Timberland Investment Management Organization from March 2009 until October 2013 and as Vice President from October 2007 through March 2009. From 2000 until joining Wells Real Estate Funds in 2007, Mr. Davis worked at Atlanta-based SunTrust Bank ("SunTrust"), where he held various positions delivering capital market solutions - advisory, capital raising, and risk management - to public and private companies. Mr. Davis previously served with CoBank 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. Mr. Davis received his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration from Ohio University.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

Date: April 4, 2019
/s/ Jerry Barag
Jerry Barag
Chief Executive Officer