Our People


photo:William A. McGugin
William A. McGugin
President & CEO

Bill McGugin is President and CEO of REIT Investment Group, LLC. McGugin was previously with Covenant Capital Group, a real estate private equity firm with $300 million of equity invested in apartment projects. Mr. McGugin holds the Series 7, 24, 27, 63 and 79 securities license designations.

photo:Matthew B. Jacques
Matthew B. Jacques
Chief Operating Officer

Matthew Jacques is the Chief Operating Officer of REIT Investment Group, LLC. He graduated from Yale University and holds the Series 7 and Series 63 securities license designations.

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Margaret M. Barnhart
Executive Vice President – Chief Compliance Officer

Maggie Barnhart is responsible for overall compliance of the firm. She has over 24 years of experience in the investment industry. Barnhart was previously with Cambridge Equity Advisors, Inc and Cambridge Way, Inc, an SEC registered investment advisory firm and a FINRA registered broker-dealer. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and holds the Series 7, 24, 27,53,63,65, and Tennessee Life and Health Insurance License.

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Ashley L. Holloway
Executive Vice President and Controller

Ashley Holloway is the controller of REIT Investment Group, LLC. She was previously employed as the controller for Secure Air Charter, LLC, a private air charter company; and was an auditor for Frasier Dean & Howard, PLLC, a public accounting firm. She is a graduate of Samford University and holds an active CPA license in the state of Tennessee and holds the Series 28 securities license designation.

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George B. McGugin
Investor Relations

George McGugin is responsible for developing and servicing relationships with individual investors. He was a distinguished civil trial attorney in Nashville, TN for over 40 years primarily engaged in the defense of aviation, product liability and professional malpractice litigation. He is a past-President of the International Association of Defense Counsel and is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.