Our Team

Emily Sawyer

Emily Sawyer

Director, Finance

Emily is primarily responsible for assisting in planning, implementing, and managing Daniel’s finance-related functions, including internal and external financial reporting, corporate budgeting and forecasting, financial covenant compliance, property accounting, and other partnership accounting matters. She also helps oversee Daniel’s tax reporting processes and serves as the primary point of contact for Daniel’s audit and tax service providers.

Prior to joining Daniel, Emily served as Financial Reporting Manager at Medical Properties Trust, where she was responsible for SEC external reporting, internal financial reporting, and other corporate accounting matters. Emily also played an essential role in helping manage the controls and rules of the company’s ERP system. Prior to MPT, Emily worked in public accounting for four years at CohnReznick in Atlanta, with a primary focus on real estate audits in the affordable housing sector.

Emily earned her Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration and Master of Accountancy from the University of Alabama, and she is a Certified Public Accountant. In 2022, Emily was recognized as NextGenBHM in Accounting by the Birmingham Business Journal. Emily is an active volunteer in her community, while currently serving as a junior board member of The Bell Center and a sustaining member of the Junior League of Birmingham.