The Ardent Companies Expands Expertise in Acquisitions with New Hire

The Ardent Companies, a $1.3B AUM real estate asset management and investment platform, announces the hiring of industry leader Kevin Holt.

Holt has an impressive track-record within the industry. With a focus on finance and operations, his success stems from his leadership skills and driving teams to exceed revenue goals. Prior to joining Ardent, Holt was a Founding Equity Partner at H&H Hospitality where he led finance and operations while supporting business development to achieve continuous profitable growth in H&H Hospitality’s food & beverage portfolio.

“We’re thrilled to have Kevin join Ardent. He brings unique experience and energy to Ardent that will positively impact our firm, partners, and investors,” said Ardent CEO Matt Shulman. “As we look toward continued growth, our focus on acquisitions is paramount and Kevin is the right addition to this team.”

In addition to professional accolades, Holt is deeply involved in the community. He has served in numerous capacities with organizations focused on civic and economic empowerment. He has been published on industry-related topics and you may find him on panels advocating for how diversity is good for business. Kevin currently serves on the Board of Directors of BWHI, a non-profit focused on minority health disparities.

“I have watched the incredible growth of Ardent from the sidelines and I’m excited to join a fast-growth company and an appetite for thinking outside of the box,” says Holt. “I’m excited to join the team and see what we can do together to provide substantial returns for our investors.”

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