Werbel is the managing director of Acquisitions for The Ardent Companies and is responsible for commercial real estate acquisitions and joint ventures for office buildings, shopping centers, mixed-use properties and more. The Ardent Companies, based in Atlanta, is a group of companies operating as a privately-held real estate investment and asset management firm that combines the disciplines of research and comprehensive due diligence with a commitment to long-term relationships creating compelling risk-adjusted returns for investors. Prior to joining Ardent, Werbel worked with RCG Ventures, Impressa Group, Equity Investment Group, LNR and Trimont Real Estate Advisors/Hatfield Philips. Werbel received a B.A. in Architecture from Virginia Tech and an M.S. in Real Estate from Georgia State University.