Howard Sowell has over 25 years of experience in real estate development and financial management. He began his career in construction management and transitioned into banking and finance as Regional Underwriter in Commercial Real Estate for First Horizon. Nearly 10 years ago, Howard became passionate about bringing all of his skill sets together to support the education industry through developing and financing charter schools. Since beginning in the education industry, Howard has financed nearly $500 million in facility loans and been involved in the development of close to 1MM square feet of facilities for charter schools throughout the southeast.
As the Director of Real Estate Development, Troy brings over 20 years of experience in the real estate development, business development, and construction industries. He began his career as a Regional Operations Manager for a Fortune 500 company, before making the shift to real estate development. Troy has since developed, constructed, and owned a unique array of commercial properties valued at over $150 million, throughout North Carolina and South Carolina. His diverse portfolio of projects includes early learning centers, hotels, office buildings, 125+ luxury homes, and other retail and residential properties.
Ebbi Sowell is the Director of Marketing and Communications for Legacy Funding Services. Her goal is to enhance the brand awareness and reach of this passionate team of professionals and to position Legacy Funding Services as a leader in the charter school finance and development industry. To this end, she has daily oversight of the website, social media, and print marketing. Ebbi has a broad range of experience, from working with large non-profits in Washington, D.C., to small start-ups in San Diego.
Myya Davis is an Executive Assistant at Legacy Funding Services. She guides projects from start to finish and is the behind-the-scenes organizing force in the office. She is naturally deadline-driven, and she uses this talent to help keep the team on task and on schedule.