FRANKLIN, Tenn., March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated (CHCT) (the "Company") today announced the appointment of David H. Dupuy as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective May 1, 2019. W. Page Barnes, the Company's current Chief Financial Officer, will remain with the Company and assume the newly-created role of Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Dupuy, 50, previously served as Managing Director of the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey in Atlanta. Before joining SunTrust, Mr. Dupuy served as Senior Vice President of the Healthcare Group at Bank of America Corporation where he developed financing, acquisition, and equity strategies for middle market healthcare companies. Prior to Bank of America, Mr. Dupuy served as both Vice President and Regional Director for KDA Holdings where he was responsible for leading the consulting, financing, and development of outpatient medical facilities. Before KDA Holdings, Mr. Dupuy served as Chief Financial Officer and Founding Partner of LIFESIGNS Holdings, Inc., a provider of diagnostic healthcare services. Mr. Dupuy began his career in 1991 with NationsBank (predecessor to Bank of America). Mr. Dupuy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Furman University and a Master of Business Administration from the Owen School at Vanderbilt University.
About Community Healthcare Trust Incorporated
The Company is a real estate investment trust that focuses on owning income-producing real estate properties associated primarily with the delivery of outpatient healthcare services in non-urban markets throughout the United States.
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