Chris Cowan was named managing director at real estate investment firm Arc Capital Partners.
It is a new position. Based in Los Angeles, Mr. Cowan is responsible for acquisitions and capital transactions for the minority-owned firm, a spokesman said in an email.
Mr. Cowan reports to Quincy Allen and Neville Rhone, co-founders and managing partners.
He was previously a partner at ViaWest Group, real estate investment and operating company. ViaWest spokeswoman Lindsay Bennett could not be immediately reached for further information.