United States

Securities And Exchange Commission

Washington, D.C. 20549








Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 21, 2015



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)


Maryland   001-34872   27-2481988
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission File Number)    (IRS Employer
of incorporation or organization)       Identification No.)


2100 Rexford Road, Suite 414  
Charlotte, North Carolina 28211
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)  (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (704) 496-2500


Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On April 21, 2015, the Board of Directors of Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (the “Company”) authorized the appointment of David Coles as Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company and John Makuch as Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company, which is subject to the finalization of an engagement letter expected to be executed within a couple of days.


Mr. Coles, age 50, is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal North America (“Alvarez & Marsal”). He specializes in business performance improvement, profitability analysis, working capital management and interim management. His primary areas of expertise include the formulation and implementation of improvement plans for underperforming businesses. Mr. Coles has served in senior advisory and interim CEO, CRO, CFO and COO roles. Mr. Coles most recently served as an advisor to M*Modal Inc. a $300 million revenue provider of transcription services and ASR software. Prior to M*Modal Inc., from 2011-2012, Mr. Coles was CFO of PHH Corp, a publicly traded residential mortgage originator, servicer and fleet management business. His role at this business involved managing internal and external financial reporting, evaluating strategic alternatives, capital raising, rating agency and investor communications, cash flow projection/reporting and working capital improvement.


Mr. Makuch, age 44, is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal in Atlanta. During the past 22 years, Mr. Makuch has assisted firms execute financial and operational performance improvement initiatives and has served as an interim officer of his clients, including roles as a CEO, COO, CFO, CRO, Controller and Treasurer. Mr. Makuch recently served as the Chief Restructuring Officer for a national developer and builder of multi-family housing and student housing projects. His position’s role included forecasting and managing liquidity, developing a multi-year business plan and disposition plan for certain assets, assisting the management team with rationalization of corporate overhead expenses, separating the multi-family business from the student housing business, and negotiating a restructuring of the company’s credit agreement with a lender group.


During their respective service at the Company, Messrs. Coles and Makuch will continue to be employed by Alvarez & Marsal and will not receive any compensation directly from the Company or participate in any of the Company’s employee benefit plans. The Company will instead pay Alvarez & Marsal an hourly rate of $750 per hour for the services provided by Mr. Coles and $700 per hour for the services provided by Mr. Makuch.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No.


Exhibit Description

99.1   Press release, dated April 27, 2015, issued by Campus Crest Communities, Inc.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  By: /s/ David Coles
    David Coles
    Interim Chief Executive Officer


Dated: April 27, 2015




Exhibit Index





99.1   Press release, dated April 27, 2015, issued by Campus Crest Communities, Inc.