Savas J. Karas is the Chief Technology & Transformation Officer. Mr. Karas has over thirty years of management and information technology leadership experience across multiple industries. Prior to joining CAPREIT, Mr. Karas was President of Enterprise Solutions Group, a solutions-oriented consulting firm. His focus is on creating world-class teams and a culture that allows staff to thrive. He has extensive experience in the areas of process improvement and creating centers of excellence. His focus is the optimization of people, processes, and technology in creating a data-led, process driven and technology-enabled organization. Mr. Karas is also a noted expert in the implementation and optimization of enterprise resource planning and financial management systems. Mr. Karas holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration, with concentrations in Accounting, Management, and Management Information Systems from Loyola University Maryland. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Global Managerial Accountant (CGMA), and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt (SSMB). He completed post-graduate work in Taxation and Business Law from American University.