Claudius Watts - Carolina Financial Insider

Carolina Financial Corporation -- USA Stock  

USD 40.59  0.02  0.0492%

Independent Chairman of the Board

Lieutenant General Claudius E. Watts is an Independent Chairman of the Board at the company., He has served as a member of the Companys Board of Directors since 2015. Mr. Watts. is a Partner and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group where he specializes in control equity investments in larger companies focused on software, software enabled services, semiconductors, and electronic systems. Mr. Watts established the firms Technology Buyout Group in 2004 and led it until 2014. Mr. Watts led Carlyles investments in and currently serves on the Boards of Directors of CommScope, where he has served as Director since 2011, and Freescale Semiconductor, where he was a Director since 2006. Previously, Mr. Watts led Carlyles investments in and served on the Boards of Directors of technology companies SSC Technologies, Open Link Financial, Open Solutions, and Jazz Semiconductor, as well as aerospace companies Firth Rixon, Sippican, and CPU Technology. In addition to his current business activities, Mr. Watts also serves as the Chairman of the Board of The Citadel Foundation and The Citadel Trust, which manage the primary endowment funds supporting The Citadel. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2000, Mr. Watts was a Managing Director in the Mergers Acquisitions group of First Union Securities, Inc. He joined First Union Securities when First Union acquired Bowles Hollowell Conner Co., where Mr. Watts was a principal. Prior to joining Bowles Hollowell, Mr. Watts was a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force. During his service, he was qualified as an instructor pilot in both the F16 and A10 aircraft and served in a number of leadership and operations management positions in the United States and abroad
Age: 54    MBA    
Watts earned a B.S. in electrical engineering cum laude from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

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Management Efficiency

The company has return on total asset (ROA) of 1.1 % which means that it generated profit of $1.1 on every $100 spent on asset. This is way below average. Similarly, it shows return on stockholders equity (ROE) of 8.95 % meaning that it created $8.95 on every $100 dollars invested by stockholders.
The company currently holds 412.92 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 9.08 indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations.

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Entity Summary

Carolina Financial Corporation operates as a bank holding company for CresCom Bank that provides a range of commercial and retail banking financial services in South Carolina and North Carolina. Carolina Financial Corporation was incorporated in 1996 and is based in Charleston, South Carolina. Carolina Financial is traded on Nasdaq Capital Markets in USA.Carolina Financial Corporation (CARO) is traded on Nasdaq Capital Markets in USA. It is located in SOUTH CAROLINA, U.S.A and employs 402 people. Carolina Financial is listed under Banking category by Fama And French industry classification.

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Top Management

Carolina Financial Leadership Team
David Morrow, Director
Melton Huggins, President
Benedict Rosen, Director
Thompson Penney, Director
Fowler Williams, Director, MBA
Howell Bellamy, Director
Weldon Brandon, Director
Robert Moise, Director
William Gehman, President
Michael Leddy, Director
Graham Eubank, Director
Jerold Rexroad, CEO
Jeffery Deal, Director
Frederick Holscher, Director
M Huggins, President
Scott Brandon, Director
Lindsey Crisp, Director
Claudius Watts, Chairman, MBA
Robert Clawson, Director
Bonum Wilson, Director
Gary Griffin, Director
Daniel Isaac, Director

Stock Performance

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