Spirit Realty Capital appoints Young as EVP, general counsel

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc., a premier net lease real estate investment trust that invests in single-tenant, operationally essential real estate, announced April 8 that it has appointed Jay Young as executive vice president and general counsel, effective April 25.

“I am pleased to have Jay join our team,” stated Chairman and CEO, Thomas H. Nolan, Jr. in the release. “His expansive knowledge of securities and corporate law predominantly within the Financial Services industry, as well as the REIT industry, further augments our executive leadership team as we expand and improve our position within the net-lease industry.”

In his capacity, Mr. Young will focus on corporate governance, securities compliance and financing transactions, utilizing nearly 20 years of in-house experience with four publicly-traded companies.

Mr. Young has extensive expertise in corporate and securities law, Exchange Act reporting, equity plan administration, as well as corporate finance, which includes mergers & acquisitions. Most recently, Mr. Young was senior vice president and general counsel of Wingstop, Inc., located in Dallas, Texas. He has spent the majority of his career within the Financial Services industry counseling boards and executive management teams.

Additional information on Mr. Young can be found in his bio on the Spirit’s website at www.spiritrealty.com.

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