Darren W. DeVore serves as principal of The Carroll Organization, one of the country's leading privately held real estate companies focused on multifamily investment, management, and development. Darren works with each Carroll business unit on strategy, development, and growth.
Darren's career in investment management is extensive. Prior to acquiring a significant interest in Carroll, Darren spent 14 years as a managing director of Artisan Partners L.P., a leading global investment management firm where he designed and implemented marketing and client service strategies that grew the firm from approximately $800 million in assets under management to more than $65 billion for clients globally. Previously, he spent 13 years as vice president at Pacific Financial Asset Management Corporation (presently known as PIMCO Advisors), where he performed various functions including launching a PIMCO subsidiary, Blairlogie Capital Management, a Scottish investment firm based in Edinburgh Scotland. Darren holds a BBA in finance from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.
He is active in many civic and charitable organizations. He was the founding board chairman of Mt. Bethel Christian Academy, serving as the board chair for 10 years. Mt. Bethel Christian Academy is a ministry of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, where Darren has served as a member of the church's executive committee and administrative council. An avid supporter of the University of Georgia, Darren is a member of the Terry College of Business Dean's Advisory Council where he served as Chairman from 2011--2013. He is an emeritus member of the Terry College Alumni Board, and he is currently a trustee with the University of Georgia Foundation.