Keith Hellmann, CPA
Director of Finance
Keith Hellmann joined Moon River Capital, LLC as the Director of Finance bringing with him 30+ years of finance, accounting, and business experience. His career spans approximately ten years as the CFO for several organizations including a Land Development Company that designed a 5,500-acre master-planned community expected to house 7,500 residences and almost 200 acres of commercial property; a luxury Club and Property Owners’ Association of 400 members; 1,800-acre master-planned community; as well as a Private Equity owned Company with multiple locations across the Southeast. The communities’ life cycles spanned all phases of development from planning to financing to construction to completion.
In the above capacities, Keith also assisted in successful loan negotiations and ongoing management and compliance with development financing ranging from $10 – $50 million. Additionally, he was a key management team member involved in the negotiation of municipal bonds (MID) for development totaling $70 million.
His career also encompasses several years working as an Internal Audit Director for a National Bank as part of its Corporate Risk Management team. The team was responsible for assessing and testing operational risk around functions such as commercial and residential lending, financial and regulatory reporting, and financial modeling.
Previous experience includes 15 years in public accounting, eight years of which was as a founding Partner with a firm providing services to Federal government agencies.
Keith received his Masters of Accounting from the University of Georgia and is a licensed CPA. He is also a licensed real estate agent and Realtor, licensed to do business in Georgia and South Carolina.
A Pittsburgh, PA native, Keith lives in Savannah, Georgia with his wife, Donna, a native Savannahian. As he has lived in this area since 1974, Keith calls the South his home.