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Vice President
Business Development

Matthew D. Magallanes, Vice President of Business Development, supports investor relations and communications.  Matt first joined Southern Land Company as the Senior Vice President of Marketing in 2005, overseeing the national marketing and public relations functions for the firm and its developments. In 2008, Matt transitioned to business development, focusing specifically on community relations, leasing and activation of mixed-use developments. As Vice President of the Westhaven Golf Club in 2010, Matt was responsible for significant growth in membership, the creation of the Westhaven Golf Academy, and the delivery of the clubhouse and other amenities. His extensive experience in various roles within the firm gives him a unique understanding of the company’s goals, values and capabilities.

Matt attended the Indiana University in Bloomington, IN and studied business entrepreneurship. He is actively engaged in community activities and associations, including the Education Foundation for Williamson County where he serves as a board member.

Senior Vice President
Capital Markets

As Senior Vice President of Capital Markets, Alex leads Southern Land Company’s capital markets activities, as well as developing and managing investor relationships for each of the company’s projects around the country. Alex focuses on integrating exceptional investment partners, key data, strategic analysis and careful execution to create long-term value for each Southern Land Company community.

Prior to joining Southern Land Company in 2014, Alex was a Managing Director for Guggenheim Securities, LLC. With more than 20 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience, Alex has completed more than 60 transactions totaling more than $7 billion during the course of his career, including private placements of debt and equity, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, valuations and fairness opinions.

Alex received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of North Carolina and a Masters of Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance and Real Estate, from the University of Georgia. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Capital Markets

As Director of Capital Markets, Eric is responsible for raising capital from high net worth individuals, family offices, and institutional investors for each of Southern Land Company’s projects around the country.

Prior to joining Southern Land Company in 2017, Eric was an Asset Manager for Tax Credit Capital, a national federal historic tax credit fund.  At Tax Credit Capital, Eric led a $150 million investment fund on behalf of Chevron TCI.  Other previous experience includes positions at Duke University Athletics as well as SunTrust Bank, Merrill Lynch, and Ernst & Young.

In 2001, Eric received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Tennessee where he served as Student Body President. In 2004, Eric earned a Master of Science in Sport Administration from the University of Tennessee.

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