August 6, 2014 – Executive search firm Spencer Stuart has recruited Bill Brewer as the new executive vice president and chief financial officer for EdR. Mr. Brewer has spent five years as EVP and CFO for Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., a leading North American provider of technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions. EdR is one of America's largest owners, developers and managers of collegiate housing. EdR is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that owns or manages 67 communities with nearly 37,000 beds serving 55 universities in 22 states. Spencer Stuart is an executive search firm with 55 offices in 30 countries.