Carter Bryars

Chief Operating Officer

Carter is responsible for the financial and administrative operations of Daniel and its affiliates. This principally includes all corporate, property and development accounting, budgeting and forecasting, treasury and cash management, and investor reporting and financial reporting processes. These responsibilities also include overseeing human resources, information systems management, and assisting with strategic direction and capital placement efforts for the company.

Prior to joining Daniel, Carter held various financial positions with Saks Incorporated, the last of which was Vice President Financial Reporting, where he was instrumental in SEC reporting, management reporting and investor relations. Prior to Saks, Carter served as an advisor to numerous mid-sized and SEC registered companies as an auditor and consultant in the assurance practice of Arthur Andersen LLP.

Carter holds a Master’s of Science in Accounting and Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, both from Rhodes College, and he is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Carter has served on multiple campaign committees for the United Way of Central Alabama, has served as Chairperson and member of the Board of Directors for Easter Seals Birmingham and is a former member of the Leadership Class for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Carter also participates in the Sonburst ministry of the Center for Executive Leadership and Young Business Leaders.  He and his family attend Church of the Highlands.