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InvenTrust Announces Two Leadership Appointments

InvenTrust Properties Corp., a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust, has appointed a new board member and company executive.

InvenTrust Properties Corp., a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust, has appointed a new board member and company executive.

Amanda Black, the managing director and regional portfolio manager of Northwood Securities, was appointed to the InvenTrust board of directors as a member of the audit committee.

Inventrust also promoted Christy David, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, to executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.

“The appointment of Amanda to the board and the promotion of Christy to EVP and general counsel further enhance our governance, corporate oversight and commitment to diversity across all levels of the company,” said Paula J. Saban, chairperson of the board of InvenTrust. “From a board perspective, Amanda brings considerable expertise creating and executing real estate investment strategies across a number of organizations, and I look forward to working together to execute on the company’s strategy.”

At Northwood Securities, Black is responsible for managing all of the firm’s North American investments. Prior to joining the firm, she was a senior vice president and portfolio manager at Ascent Investment Advisors, where she co-managed a global REIT mutual fund and hedge fund for nearly four years.

Previously, Black served as a vice president at Colony Capital where she was co-portfolio manager for a long-short global real estate hedge fund and a long-only international real estate fund. She also previously served as a director at UBS Investment Bank where she led portfolio management of the UBS Proprietary U.S. Real Estate Long-Short Equity Portfolio.

David has served as InvenTrust’s General Counsel since 2017, and in connection with her promotion, the corporate risk and insurance teams will report to her in the coming weeks.

David joined InvenTrust in 2014 as managing counsel – transactions and held that position until November 2016 when she was named vice president, deputy general counsel and secretary. Prior to that, she served at the Inland Group Inc., managing, reviewing and drafting legal documents and matters for InvenTrust’s acquisitions, dispositions, corporate contracts and spin-offs.

Prior to joining the Inland Group, David served as an associate attorney at The Thollander Law Firm and served in various roles at David & Associates.

InvenTrust Properties, formerly known as Inland American Real Estate Trust, focuses on open air retail centers in growth markets. The offering was declared effective in August 2005 and closed in April 2009 after raising $8.4 billion, according to Summit Investment Research. The company became a self-managed REIT in 2014 and oversees a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of 81 retail properties, as of the first quarter of 2018.

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