National Tax Lien Association names new Executive Director
Thursday, September 1, 2011
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. September 1, 2011 -- Marshall M. Atlas, President of the National Tax Lien Association announced Thursday that the Board of Directors has confirmed the appointment of Bradley P. Westover as the new Executive Director.
"After an extensive national search the Board was very fortunate to identify Westover as the associations next Director," said Atlas. "This is an exciting time for the National Tax Lien Association to bring in someone as accomplished as Brad because he has devoted his career to the tax lien and real estate profession. His skills, experience, and passion for governmental finance will undoubtedly continue to move the association forward to aid municipalities across the country with their property tax receivables."
A native Californian, Brad Westover moved to Florida in 1995 to begin his career in acquiring tax receivables. Over the past 16 years he has funded $1.5 billion in delinquent tax receivables to over 350 local governments from 20 states. Brad has overseen the tax lien investments for Capital Asset Research Corporation (West Palm Beach, FL), Transamerica Municipal Finance (North Palm Beach, FL), Key Bank -Global Finance (Boston, MA), Plymouth Financial (Morristown, NJ), and most recently with Continental Realty- CRSouth (Baltimore, MD).
Throughout his career, Brad has been involved in a wide variety of professional activities. He has presented the benefits of private sector funding and servicing of non-performing municipal receivables in educational conferences for the California, Florida, New York and Ohio Tax Collectors and Treasurers Associations. He has authored RFP’s on behalf of New York and Connecticut municipalities to help the public sector sell their delinquent property tax receivables. Brad joined the National Tax Lien Association in 1997. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Brigham Young University and a Masters in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University.
"I am absolutely thrilled that the National Tax Lien Association's Board has chosen me to lead the organization into the future," said Westover. "The challenge for me will be to take what is already a great association and to find new and innovative ways to serve its members and local governments. I look forward to working with the association’s dedicated board and its members."
The five member selection committee was composed of: Marshall Atlas, Salta Group in Illinois, Phil Sivin of MD Sass in New York, Robert Keyser of Keyser & Taylor in New Jersey, Jim Meeks of MTAG Services in Virginia, and William Green of Crestar Capital in New Jersey.
Brad Westover will assume the position of Executive Director, National Tax Lien Association on October 1, 2011.
Brad Westover, Executive Director