GREENVILLE, S.C.— Lima One Capital has added Annmarie Higgins as its Chief Human Resources Officer and Taylor Owens as its Chief Marketing Officer. Higgins joins Lima One Capital after serving as the Head of Human Resources for Samsung Electronics Home Appliances America. Previously, she was VP of HR for SCANA and for BMW.
A graduate of the University of Virginia, Higgins is a leading community advocate in the Greenville area. She serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Greenville County and the Prisma Health Upstate Affiliate. She is a graduate of The Riley Institute Diversity Leaders Initiative, and is a Fellow of the ninth class of the Liberty Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
“Great customer experiences have their roots in great employee experiences, where employees are proud and energized by the meaningful purpose of their work,” Higgins said. “I’ve observed Lima One’s growth and now see firsthand their strong industry and community reputation as an employer of choice validated by their impressive statewide and national recognitions. I’m eager to expand the culture that’s already been created and look forward to empowering all my teammates at Lima One to do their best work within a world-class culture, where all voices are heard.”
Owens comes to Lima One from Hawke Media, where he was Group Director of Client Strategy with a specialty in financial services and real estate. He is a graduate of the University of Washington.
“I am excited to bring a marketing philosophy that aligns content and data—art and science—in continual acceleration of an impressive brand that improves neighborhoods across America through an exceptional customer experience,” Owens said. “The business purpose lending industry is ripe with opportunity, and I’m thrilled to join the talented team at Lima One that aligns with my values and shares a true passion for what we do.”
“Since day one at Lima One, our people have been our greatest asset. The mission, vision, and values we share continue to attract incredibly talented professionals to Greenville,” said Jeff Tennyson, Lima One’s President and CEO. “With their experience and proven success with other companies and industries, we’re confident Annmarie and Taylor will propel our brand, people and culture to new levels.”
About Lima One Capital
Since its inception in 2011, Lima One Capital has funded over $4 billion in loans for real estate investors who are building, improving, and stabilizing neighborhoods across the nation. Lima One’s core loan products are New Construction loans for ground-up construction, in-fill, specs, and model homes; Fix and Flip, a 13-month bridge loan for investors who are buying, renovating, and selling properties; Rental property and portfolio loans for purchasing or refinancing residential rental properties; and Multifamily bridge lending for the purchase, rehab, or refinance of 5+ unit multifamily properties. For more information, visit limaone.com.
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