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Darren W. DeVore, Director (service since 2015)

Darren W. DeVore serves Managing Partner of Broad Pine Investments, the holding company for various private equity and venture capital activities. Broad Pine maintains investments in several businesses including The Carroll Organization, one of the country's leading privately held real estate companies focused on multifamily investment, management, and development. Other investments include Terra Partners, a private equity company focused on acquisition and management of logistics businesses within the FedEx system and Battle Investment Group, a private equity firm operating in the North American defense/security, government and industrial markets.

Darren’s career in investment management is extensive. He spent 14 years as a managing director of Artisan Partners L.P., a leading global investment management firm where he designed and implemented marketing and client service strategies that grew the firm from approximately $800 million in assets under management to more than $65 billion for clients globally. Previously, he spent 13 years as vice president at Pacific Financial Asset Management Corporation (presently known as PIMCO Advisors), where he performed various functions including launching a PIMCO subsidiary, Blairlogie Capital Management, a Scottish investment firm based in Edinburgh Scotland. Darren holds a BBA in finance from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.

Along with his professional life Darren is active in many civic and charitable organizations, including Mt. Bethel Christian Academy and the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council, and the University of Georgia Foundation.