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The Truth About Ted Rollins: He Isn't Fit To Be CEO Of Campus Crest Communities

Posted on the 22 May 2012 by Rogershuler @RogerShuler
Certain CEOs have come under white-hot scrutiny in recent weeks. We know of at least one other corporate titan who deserves similar scrutiny.
Some experts have said that Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, should be fired in the wake of a $2-billion gamble gone awry.
A parliamentary committee in the U.K. found that Rupert Murdoch, CEO of News Corp, was not fit to run a major international company, following the review of a phone-hacking scandal.
Closer to home, we have examined the actions of Ted Rollins, CEO of Charlotte-based Campus Crest Communities. We have shown in a series of posts that Rollins has a habit of abusing court processes, starting with a dubious divorce case that left his ex wife and two daughters on food stamps in Alabama.
More alarming, however, is Rollins' physical abuse of human beings, including children under his care. Investors helped Campus Crest Communities complete a $380-million Wall Street IPO in late 2010, which indicates they have confidence in Ted Rollins' ability to lead a major company.
But what kind of due diligence, if any, did investors conduct before the deal was completed? Our research indicates investors, and the public, should be asking: "Is Ted Rollins fit to be CEO of Campus Crest Communities, or any company?"
We address that question in the following video:

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