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  • Noah Balanoff

    Noah Balanoff, CCIM

    Vice Chair

    As a charter member of the Colliers' Logistics and Transportation (L&T) Solutions Group, Noah Balanoff represents institutional property owners as well as national and regional occupiers in their industrial and supply chain/logistics-related requirements. Noah has been in the commercial real estate industry since 2005 and joined Colliers International in January 2017. He specializes in sales and leasing of warehouse and distribution facilities, with a specific focus along the New Jersey Turnpike corridor, primarily in the Interchange 8A/7A, Port Newark/Elizabeth and Meadowlands submarkets. Noah is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate with specific skill sets in the areas of: financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, and investment analysis for commercial investment real estate. He specializes in supply chain and logistics, agency representation, tenant representation, financial analysis and acquisition and disposition of industrial properties.

  • Michael Bennett

    Michael Bennett, LEED AP

    Vice President and Head of Development
    DH Property Holdings LLC

    As vice president – head of development, Michael Bennett oversees conceptualization, development, and construction activities for current and future projects at DH Property Holdings. He is responsible for advancing the company’s thought leadership on next generation urban infill and multistory logistics properties. Bennett, a former principal with Ware Malcomb, designed, manage, and advised on over 100 million square feet of logistics and advanced manufacturing space in North America with focus on the Northeast region. Bennett is a member of NAIOP’s Real Estate Development IV Forum, a collaborator in the October 2020 NAIOP Research Foundation’s “The Evolution of the Warehouse” and has been a panelist at previous NAIOP events. In 2019 he was named an Industrial Influencer by GlobeSt Real Estate Forum.

  • Sean Dalfen

    Sean Dalfen

    President and CEO
    Dalfen Industrial

    Sean Dalfen is the President and CEO of Dalfen Industrial and leads the firm’s investment committees as well as management committees across its platforms. Under his leadership, Dalfen Industrial’s portfolio has grown to over 44 million square feet of industrial properties from coast to coast, making it one of the nation’s largest owners and developers of industrial real estate and a leader in the last-mile sector. Over his career, Sean has transacted in excess of $10 billion. Prior to Dalfen Industrial, he worked at NAI Commercial as an investment sales broker where he was one of the company’s top ten producers in Canada.

  • Frank Di Roma

    Frank Di Roma, OAA, MRAIC

    Ware Malcomb

    As principal, Frank Di Roma is responsible for leading Ware Malcomb’s continued growth in Canada and oversees the management of the Toronto, Vaughan and Ottawa offices. He is also responsible for business development, account management, and project visioning and design. He is a licensed architect in in five provinces including British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Ontario.

  • Peter Doughty

    Peter Doughty

    Senior Associate
    Marcus & Millichap

    Peter Doughty is a senior associate within the Chicago Downtown office of Marcus & Millichap and founder of the Doughty Industrial Group. Peter has an established core product focus of the acquisition and disposition of industrial investment properties throughout Midwest markets. In 2020, he was a top 10 agent in the Chicago Downtown office and a top 20 agent between both Marcus & Millichap Chicagoland offices.

  • Marc Duval

    Marc Duval

    Managing Director
    JLL Capital Markets

    Marc is a managing director in the New Jersey office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas. He joins JLL as part of the HFF acquisition and has more than 14 years of experience in commercial real estate. Marc specializes in industrial investment advisory throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, and cold storage equity and sales nationally.

  • Thomas Eldridge

    Thomas Eldridge III

    Founding Principal, President
    RL Cold

    Thomas Eldridge joined RealtyLink in July 2020 as principal of RealtyLink of Atlanta and specializes in cold storage development including land acquisition, incentive negotiation and leasing. Prior to joining RealtyLink, he was director of real estate for Aspen Dental, leading an aggressive office expansion strategy in the Southeast and Midwest where he produced over 350 new offices in 7 years. He was also director of real estate for GameStop where he was responsible for over 560 new stores across 19 states in just under 8 years.

  • James Geshwiler

    James Geshwiler

    Co-founder & Chief Strategy and Investment Officer

    James Geshwiler is co-founder and chief strategy and investment officer at Catalyze, a leading national energy transition company that builds, owns and operates solar, battery storage and electric vehicle charging systems for large commercial and industrial customers. He brings 25 years of entrepreneurial, technology, finance and energy expertise to renewable energy analytics and strategy.

  • Jeremy Goeckeritz

    Jeremy Goeckeritz

    Associate Director, Cost Management

    Jeremy Goeckeritz brings more than 20 years of experience in the world of architecture and construction. Having worked on both sides of the fence allows him to have a great understanding of exactly what’s needed for a project to not only run smoothly, but on time and on budget. He prepares and manages preliminary, schematic and construction cost estimates for new construction, remodels and additions for a wide array of clients across the United States and Canada. His strong analytical skills allow him to excel in cost trend/benefit analysis, value-engineering solutions and change order reviews. He has experience in various project types, including retail, commercial, multifamily, medical and mixed-use facilities.

  • Ben Harris

    Ben Harris, CSCP

    Senior Managing Director, Client Solutions & Strategy Logistics & Industrial Services, Americas
    Cushman & Wakefield

    Ben Harris is the senior managing director of client solutions and strategy for logistics and industrial services at Cushman & Wakefield. He focuses on collaborating across regions and service lines within the firm to connect occupier clients with optimal real estate solutions. Ben’s supply chain expertise spans more than 15 years. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, he served as the director of supply chain, advance manufacturing and bioscience industries at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce where he led metro Atlanta’s efforts to recruit, retain and expand companies and investment within these ecosystems. Additionally, he led industrial market strategy for corporate end-users, service providers and consultants by recruiting company logistics and manufacturing projects, headquarters and corporate office functions. Ben also worked as the Senior Manager of Market Development for Manhattan Associates, a supply chain software developer. There, Ben was responsible for developing Manhattan’s sales pipeline and overall Americas supply chain marketing strategy. He oversaw market positioning, messaging and campaign execution to build awareness and drive new pipeline growth.

  • Bohdy Hedgcock

    Bohdy Hedgcock

    Managing Director
    Clarion Partners

    Bohdy Hedgcock, equity owner and managing director, is the head of capital markets for Clarion Partners’ industrial focused open-end fund, overseeing investor relations and ESG initiatives. Previously, Bohdy had portfolio management responsibilities for a separate account and a series of value-add and opportunistic funds and worked with the firm’s investment research group. He joined Clarion Partners in 2007 and began working in the real estate industry in 2001.

  • Steve Hess

    Stephen Hess, LEED AP, IAMC

    Vice President Real Estate Development Americas
    DHL Supply Chain

    Stephen Hess’ development experience spans 30 years, and includes office, retail and industrial. In 2006 he accepted a position with Exel Inc., today known as DHL Supply Chain. Since that time, he has been responsible for developing over 13 million square feet of warehouse space across North America. The move to DHL enabled him to learn the basics of logistics from and operators view and provided DHL the opportunity to be more actively involved in the development industry.

  • Leslie Wohlman Himmel

    Leslie Wohlman Himmel

    Co-Managing Partner
    Himmel + Meringoff Properties

    Leslie Wohlman Himmel is the Co-Managing Partner of Himmel + Meringoff Properties. Formed with Stephen Meringoff in 1985, the firm has become one of New York City’s most successful owner/operators specializing in creating value in commercial property and has developed a privately owned portfolio consisting of over two million square feet. In 2017 and 2019, she was named as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in New York by Crain’s. She was honored as Harvard Business School Club of New York’s ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ for 2016 and, in 2011, received REBNY’s Mendik Lifetime Leadership in Real Estate Award for exceptional accomplishment and dedication to leadership in New York real estate. In 2021, she was honored with the Champions for Youth Award by SparkYouth NYC, a charitable organization which supports community-based programs for the young people of New York City. She received her MBA with high honors from Harvard Business School.

    She is a board member of the M&T Bank Directors Advisory Council and M&T New York City Mortgage Committee, as well as Lionheart Strategic Management, LLC, a mezzanine debt fund. She is on the board of the Harvard Business School Club of New York. In 1992, she founded and continues to co-chair REBNY’s Economic Development Committee which works with New York City officials to support economic development initiatives in the city. A member of REBNY’s Board of Governors since 2001, she also serves as treasurer of the Executive Committee.

  • Cloteen Jasmin

    Cloteen Jasmin, Esq.

    Atlanta Market Leader and Senior Vice President
    Ryan Companies US

    Cloteen B. Jasmin, Esq., is Atlanta market leader and senior vice president at Ryan Companies US, Inc. With more than 20 years in real estate, she holds a wealth of experience in accounting, corporate management, brokerage and law. In her role with Ryan Companies, Cloteen is responsible for defining goals throughout the Southeast region and directing and managing the development team in Ryan’s Atlanta office, while building Ryan’s regional and national presence and customer base. Intrigued with architecture and real estate from her early years, Cloteen has a humanistic appreciation for how we form attachments to structures, and she loves the process of watching buildings take shape. Known for her strategic and analytical skills and creative problem-solving abilities, Cloteen’s multi-faceted background helps her understand the decision drivers for each stakeholder seated at the table and lead the way to solutions that move projects forward.

  • Michael Jeitner

    Michael Jeitner, PE


    Serving as principal for Bohler’s Lehigh Valley office, Mike Jeitner leads a team of site civil engineering professionals who help owners and developers leverage industry change and tackle site challenges to accomplish their land development goals. Throughout his 25-year tenure with the firm, Mike’s commitment to providing exceptional customer service, mentoring staff and building strong business relationships has been instrumental in growing a strong local practice and building momentum throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond.

  • Geoffrey Kasselman

    Geoffrey Kasselman, SIOR, LEED AP

    Partner and Senior Vice President, Workplace Strategy

    Geoffrey Kasselman, SIOR, LEED AP, is a partner and senior vice president, workplace strategy at CRG/Clayco. He oversees CRG’s national accounts and leads all client-related initiatives for CRG’s industrial, office & data center platforms. He also provides CRG clients with “future-proofing” strategies for their RE holdings and workplaces. Geoff is also founder and CEO of Op2mize Energy, a strategic energy procurement firm. Previously, he was executive managing director at Newmark where he led their national industrial practice. He also served as the 2017 SIOR global president. He was included by Crain’s Chicago Business on their Most Influential CRE Brokers in Chicago list; is a member of the Midwest CRE Hall of Fame; has been a CoStar Power Broker 4X; and received Newmark’s Outstanding Service Award, amongst other honors.

  • Philip Kresge

    Philip Kresge

    Senior Vice President, Local Paving
    National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

    Phil Kresge has 34 years of experience in the ready mixed concrete industry. He has been with NRMCA since 2004. As senior vice president of NRMCA’s local paving division, he works with state, regional and local promotion partners to help deliver concrete parking and street paving projects by supporting promotion, design and construction activities. He continues to work closely with the U.S. GSA, Army Corps of Engineers and Naval Facilities Engineering Command, as well as numerous commercial accounts and their consultants. He is well-versed in design and construction of conventional concrete pavement, pervious concrete, roller-compacted concrete and concrete overlays of existing asphalt pavement. He currently sits on the Transportation Research Board’s subcommittee on paving materials and the urban climate, the Pennsylvania College of Technology Advisory Board, and the East Penn School District Education Foundation.

  • Greg Lauze

    Greg Lauze

    Managing Partner
    NorthBridge Partners

    Greg Lauze is co-founder and managing partner of NorthBridge Partners where he shares responsibility for directing the firm's overall strategy and serves as chief investment officer. NorthBridge is now investing its fourth value-add logistics fund with an $800 million equity target. He has over 17 years of experience in the logistics real estate sector. Before starting NorthBridge, he worked in a wide variety of roles including acquisitions, asset management, fundraising and portfolio management.

  • Ed Lerum

    Ed Lerum

    Head of Global Logistics Real Estate
    Norges Bank Investment Management

    Ed Lerum is head of global logistics real estate at NBIM. He leads NBIM’s unlisted logistics real estate strategy, transactions and asset management. NBIM’s unlisted logistics portfolio consists of approximately 135 million square feet across 12 countries. As of December 31, 2021, NBIM’s equity investment in private logistics real estate was valued at approximately $11 billion. Prior to joining NBIM in 2016, he served in transaction roles at GLP and IndCor, Blackstone’s first U.S. logistics real estate operating platform. Over his career, Lerum has been involved in over $21 billion of completed real estate transactions. He holds an MSA and BBA from the University of Notre Dame.

  • Keith Lieberman

    Keith Lieberman, PE

    Senior Vice President, Operations Manager
    T&M Associates

    Keith Lieberman, PE is T&M Associates’ national practice leader for site development and a member of T&M’s board of directors. He plays a vital role in the company’s focus on strategic planning and market growth. He has 29 years of experience managing, designing and consulting on numerous large-scale land development projects resulting in over a billion dollars in infrastructure. Since joining T&M, Lieberman has guided the site development practice within T&M from $2 million in annual consulting revenue operating out of one office to over $10 million operating out of six. A leader in the real estate development industry, he is also a member of the board of trustees of NAIOP New Jersey.

  • Paul Little

    Paul Little

    Alston Construction Company

    Paul Little serves as Chief Executive Officer of Alston Construction Company and is a leader in the construction management field. With more than 40 years of industry knowledge, Paul has hands-on experience in every facet of the business, ranging from field superintendent, project manager, business development and project executive. In 2007, he assumed the leadership of Alston Construction, and started the process of growing Alston into a more diversified construction company by broadening its client base and expanding the national footprint. Through his leadership, Alston has learned to embrace change and developed enhanced use of technology and improved its overall systems and processes. Perhaps more importantly, he has set a tone for a culture that has helped Alston attract and retain outstanding staff resources that deliver a level of service that is second to none.

  • Tyler Mordas

    Tyler Mordas

    Vice President – Industrial Development
    Brookfield Properties

    Tyler Mordas is a vice president, industrial development for Brookfield Properties, a leading development platform for industrial, office, retail and hotel globally. He is involved with all parts of the development process including sourcing and developing large scale industrial projects in the Northeast U.S. The Northeast development team currently has over 22 projects either under construction or in the entitlement phase totaling +/- 7.0 million square feet in New Jersey; Massachusetts; Long Island, New York; Virginia and Maryland. He has over 8 years of industrial real estate experience with a strong transactional execution background.

  • John Morris

    John Morris

    President, Americas Industrial & Logistics

    John Morris, a commercial real estate veteran with more than 30 years of executive management experience, leads CBRE’s industrial and logistics and retail divisions as Americas leader and executive managing director. In this role, Morris oversees more than 1,600 professionals in the Americas who collectively were responsible for more than $83 billion of transactions in 2019.

  • Dambisa Moyo

    Dambisa Moyo, Ph.D.

    Co-principal, Versaca Investments, Global Economist and Bestselling Author

    Dambisa Moyo, Ph.D., named by TIME Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World,” is a renowned global economist who brings a unique perspective to the macroeconomy and international affairs. She is co-principal of Versaca Investments, a family office focused on growth investing globally. Moyo brings both academic heft and dynamic practical skill to today’s economic conversation. As an economist, her work focuses on the global economy, geopolitics and financial markets. She serves on numerous boards including Chevron Corporation, Condé Nast and the 3M Company. She is the author of four New York Times bestselling books and has published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and the Harvard Business Review. Moyo holds a Ph.D. in economics from Oxford University, a master’s degree from the Harvard Kennedy School and an MBA from American University.

  • Rainer Muhlbauer

    Rainer Muhlbauer, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

    Director of Architecture
    BL Companies

    Rainer Muhlbauer is the director of architecture at BL Companies with over 40 years of experience in the field of architecture. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and holds an NCARB certificate with registrations to practice in 25 states and three Canadian provinces. His experience includes services in all phases of project development from pre-design through construction administration on project types, including mixed-use, industrial, retail, commercial and educational. He is responsible for business development and client care and leads the business development team in the Northeast region for the retail, commercial and residential markets. In addition to architectural endeavors, he is a facilitator for the company’s Leadership Development Foundations program and has served on the company’s board of directors. He currently serves on the Board of the Connecticut and Suburban New York chapter of NAIOP and was selected to the Architectural Engineering Program Founding Advisory Board at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts in June 2011 and continues in that role. He has a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

  • Scot Murdoch

    Scot Murdoch, AIA

    KSS Architects

    Scot Murdoch is driven to increase performance and value for clients and has executed complex large-scale industrial projects for corporate and developer clients across the country. His expertise in the redevelopment of brownfield sites, sustainable design, and renewable energy initiatives has guided the successful transformation of millions of square feet of industrial development from design to production. Scot’s work reaches across the United States, from New York to Los Angeles and San Antonio to Chicago, with clients including Prologis, Forsgate Industrial Partners, Panattoni, Innovo Property Group, Related, Amazon, FedEx, Grainger, Coca Cola, Warby Parker and many more.

  • Jyot Parmar

    Jyot Parmar

    General Manager
    Graycor Construction Co

    As the general manager of Graycor’s Southeast Division, Jyot Parmar is responsible for providing leadership to meet the division’s overall strategic plan as well as achieve operational excellence. Since joining Graycor in 2006, Jyot has been instrumental in growing the national commercial and industrial building markets. Jyot earned a master’s degree in construction management from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

  • John Pollock

    John Pollock

    Senior Vice President
    Trammell Crow Company

    John Pollock serves as senior vice president for Trammell Crow Company in the firm’s Philadelphia business unit. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects related to the sourcing, predevelopment, design, entitlement, capitalization, leasing and disposition of industrial projects in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York.

  • Ohad Porat

    Ohad Porat

    Chief Investment Officer

    Ohad Porat is the Chief Investment Officer at Faropoint, a leading real estate investment firm focused on last-mile industrial properties in high population growth markets. He spearheads the company's investment activities, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, property management and the go-to- market strategy across multiple markets. Under his leadership, the company has expanded rapidly nationally, including the deployment of more than $730 million across 82 separate transactions to acquire 8.5 million square feet of properties in 2021 alone, in addition to the launch of eight regional offices. Outside of Faropoint, Porat is a Major in the Israeli Air Force Reserves.

  • Joseph Powers

    Joseph Powers

    Regional Manager
    Marcus & Millichap

    Joseph Powers is the regional manager of Marcus & Millichap’s Chicago downtown office. He joined the firm in 2012 as an associate, specializing in office and industrial as well as net-leased investments. Joseph was promoted to senior associate in 2016 and to sales manager in 2017.

  • Nate Roberts

    Nate Roberts

    USA Enterprise Manager
    Global Roofing Group

    Nate Roberts assists clients with knowledgeable roofing solutions to meet the needs of each asset. This entails analyzing the long-term waterproofing requirements of the roofing system and understanding the owner’s budget, length of hold, global geographic location and other future plans for the asset. Nate partners with each client to create a comprehensive roofing strategy to achieve their goals.

  • Ben Rogers

    Ben Rogers

    Chief Development Officer

    Currently Chief Development Officer with Electrada. Former Investment Banker with Goldman Sachs covering the utility and clean energy sectors. Former utility executive with Cinergy (now Duke Energy). Former Commodities trader, trading power and natural gas. Board member of The Nature Conservancy of New Jersey. Venture Partner at Braemar Energy Ventures.

  • Tyler Sharp

    Tyler Sharp

    Senior Associate
    Marcus & Millichap

    Tyler Sharp, based in Marcus & Millichap’s Chicago office, specializes in the acquisition and disposition of single-tenant and multitenant industrial assets across the Midwest. His commitment to clients is working with them to seek opportunities and options that help them achieve the maximum value for their real estate. He previously worked as an industrial supply distributor for five years in Hampshire and Coal City, Illinois. Sharp chose to work in the industrial real estate sector due to his background in industrial supply sales. He says the experience gave him insight into the different applications industrial space is used in and fueled his curiosity to discover who owns the buildings and how transactions were executed.

  • Cory Singer

    Cory Singer

    Vice President of Business Development
    FCL Builders

    Cory Singer opens the line of communication to get investment-grade building projects done. With over 20 years focused on strategic planning and business development for general contractors and architecture & engineering firms, Cory’s efforts since joining FCL builders in 2011 have assisted the company in entering the Dallas/Ft Worth, Southeast, West and Desert Southwest markets. As vice president of business development & pre-construction, Cory is charged with coordinating the company’s business development, sales and pre-construction efforts to ensure FCL Builders grows and maintains the reputation that has earned a 97% customer retention rate.

  • Hermano Souza

    Hermano Souza

    Vice President Market Officer

    Hermano Souza is vice president, market officer, responsible for the operations, acquisitions, dispositions and developments in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. He holds a degree in architecture and urbanism and MBAs from Poli-USP and Fundação Getulio Vargas. He has 15 years of experience working with the development of industrial and logistical projects.

  • Curtis Spencer

    Curtis Spencer

    IMS Worldwide, Inc.

    Curtis Spencer is the President of IMS Worldwide, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas. He is a nationally regarded expert on matters related to logistics and intermodal shipping trends, ports, inland ports and rail-served logistics centers; the development and utilization of Foreign-Trade Zones for importers and exporters; and all aspects of customs issues and compliance, specifically those related to homeland security.

  • Walter Stackler

    Walter Stackler

    Managing Partner
    Shelter Rock Capital Group

    Walter Stackler is the managing partner of Shelter Rock Capital Group, a boutique capital advisory firm focused on raising capital for real estate funds and joint ventures sponsored by private investment firms, real estate operating companies and public REITs. Investors in these vehicles include public and corporate pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments, insurance companies, commercial banks, family offices and other institutional and accredited investors. Prior to founding Shelter Rock, he was a managing director and co-founder of Greenhill’s Real Estate Capital Advisory group. He was previously a managing director, co-head and a founding member of the Credit Suisse Real Estate Private Fund Group (“REPFG”). He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.

  • Sheila Sutton

    Sheila Sutton

    Project Executive, Construction
    Duke Realty Corporation

    As project executive, Sheila Sutton is responsible for coordinating and leading the construction process. Working closely with the project managers, project engineers, and project superintendents, she oversees all construction activities, planning and scheduling of construction, interfacing with architects and owners, negotiation and administration of contracts with subcontractors and material suppliers, evaluation and responsibility for cost performance, LEED and sustainable design/construction practices, safety program evaluation, and commissioning and warranty administration. She joined Duke Realty in 2019, bringing with her more than 10 years’ experience in real estate development and commercial construction.

  • James Thaon

    James Thaon, PE

    Associate, Branch Manager

    As associate and branch manager for Bohler’s Manasquan, New Jersey, office, James Thaon leads a team of civil engineering professionals who help owners and developers act on opportunities to accomplish their most ambitious land development goals. With experience managing projects across all industrial, commercial, and residential markets, he leverages creative design solutions and strategizes entitlements to stay on track. Currently, James leads Bohler’s efforts to interpret the significant changes made to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)’s stormwater management regulations. He is focused on guiding developers through the potential impacts to density, construction costs, and maintenance programs.

  • Scott Thetford

    Scott Thetford

    Managing Director, Construction
    Stream Realty Partners

    Scott Thetford is a managing director at Stream Realty Partners. He is responsible for the strategic direction and overall execution of development and construction management nationally for Stream’s Investment Platform, a fund-based platform managing over $1 billion of equity. These responsibilities include managing construction costs, evaluating project risks, and directing development schedules. Over his 20-year career, Scott has managed over $2 billion in projects across office, industrial, healthcare, multifamily, retail and government, totaling over 10 million square feet.

  • Chris Thurston

    Chris Thurston

    Finance Director - Capital Investments & Energy
    Lineage Logistics

    Chris Thurston has a decade of experience in energy management. His educational background is in finance and accounting from Montclair State University where he earned his master’s degree. He has held various corporate finance roles for small to mid-sized companies in the manufacturing and logistics space.

  • Joern Tinnemeyer

    Joern Tinnemeyer

    Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President

    Joern Tinnemeyer is chief technology officer and senior vice president of EnerSys, the global leader in industrial energy storage systems. He is responsible for global engineering, global quality, and technology development. Joern studied applied mathematics and electrical engineering at the University of Toronto and holds a Master of Science in Astronautics and Space Engineering. His primary focus of expertise includes energy storage systems, system design optimization, safety topologies and control theory. He has worked on some of the most advanced lithium battery packs for major automotive OEMs. He also currently serves as chairman of NaatBatt, North America’s foremost organization to foster advanced energy storage systems.

  • David Tuttle

    Dave Tuttle

    Vice President, Supply Chain Research
    Link Logistics Real Estate

    Dave Tuttle is a career supply chain professional who has worked across various industries including aerospace, automotive and over 10 years working in third-party logistics deploying complex supply chain solutions across all industry verticals. He has supported some of the world’s most iconic brands in developing supply chain solutions directly addressing the complex problems of today’s evolving multichannel global supply chain. Having started his career when supply chain ran quietly in the background and now seeing it quickly evolve into the spotlight, he has a unique perspective and strong desire to see companies evolve their approach and successfully win in today’s complex environment.

  • Jimmy Ullrich

    Jimmy Ullrich, CPA

    Stan Johnson Company

    James "Jimmy" Ullrich joined Stan Johnson Company in 2015. He draws upon 13 years of experience in public accounting and real estate leasing, sales, financing and investment to create value for his clients. He leverages a keen understanding of tenants' perspectives along with his financial acumen to create value for clients. Prior to joining Stan Johnson Company, Jimmy served as a vice president at JLL, advising corporate real estate occupiers. He began his career as a CPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in auditing. At PwC, he specialized in real estate and worked on corporate restructurings, public and private debt offerings, and sale leasebacks. He is a licensed real estate broker and CPA in the state of Florida.

  • Anne Wal

    Anne Wal

    von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

    Anne Wal is a shareholder in the real estate, construction, banking, bankruptcy and business restructuring sections. Her practice focuses on real estate transactions and leasing, real estate development and construction. Since 2007, she has represented owners of construction projects that total over $1 billion. In addition to her real estate and construction practice, Anne advises corporate, institutional and bank clients in commercial and construction lending transactions.

  • Scott Watkins

    Scott Watkins

    Vice President, Manufacturing

    Scott Watkins, vice president of manufacturing at Clayco, is a decisive, results-focused leader with diverse experience in all facets of the construction industry. Scott leads a team of planning, design and construction experts who are focused on providing an integrated design-build solution for high-profile disruptive businesses. Scott is a trusted leader with a comprehensive knowledge of project and design management, planning, team building, budget control, client relationships and information technology integration. Driven by a strong work ethic, new challenges, and a desire to provide solutions to his clients, Scott has delivered complex design-build projects for Mercedes-Benz, SK Innovation, BMW, VW, Blue Origin and GE Aviation.

  • Matt Wells

    Matt Wells, PE, CEM

    Senior Managing Director

    Matthew Wells is a professional engineer and Certified Energy Manager with a focus on energy and sustainability. He has worked as an engineer and manager on several unique and challenging projects over the past 20+ years that have connected him with a lot of talented people. Developing comprehensive and sustainable solutions for these projects has provided him with unique and wide-ranging experiences that have helped him to deliver project across the globe. He is driven by delivering measurable results that address the challenges of a continually changing landscape in the energy and sustainability market space.

  • Kevin Welsh

    Kevin Welsh

    Executive Managing Director

    Kevin Welsh joined Newmark Capital Markets team in 2017 as an Executive Managing Director and is leading the expansion of the company’s capital markets platform in the Tri-State suburban market area. Kevin has over 25 years of experience and has transacted a number of record setting investment sales in his career. He has advised many of the top institutional investors in the country and has been involved in sales transactions and recapitalizations in excess of $6 billion over the last five years.

  • Breana Wheeler

    Breana Wheeler

    Director of Operations, BREEAM USA
    BRE Global

    Breana Wheeler became BRE's director of operations in the U.S. in June 2016, launching BREEAM USA in the U.S. market. BREEAM is the world’s first green building rating system and today is the most widely used program worldwide with over 2.2 million registered buildings and over 560,000 certifications. Wheeler organizes and oversees the daily operations of the business in the U.S., including the development and maintenance of the BREEAM USA technical standards. Prior to joining BRE, Wheeler worked for ten years as an internal advisor on environmental and sustainability risk management for large, multinational corporations and was based in London.

  • Gretchen Wilcox

    Gretchen Wilcox

    President and Founder
    G.S. Wilcox & Co.

    G.S. Wilcox & Co. is a leader in the commercial real estate investment banking industry providing debt and equity solutions to developers, real estate private equity firms, institutional investors and other owners of commercial real estate. The firm was founded by President Gretchen S. Wilcox in 1994 and is celebrating its 25th year in business this year. Gretchen currently serves on the North American board of NAIOP and has served as trustee for the New Jersey chapter of NAIOP for over a decade.

  • Jim Wyatt

    Vice President
    ARCO Design/Build

  • Robert Wyman

    Rob Wyman

    Director of Sales - Northeast
    Menard USA

    Robert Wyman has estimated and provided preliminary analysis for many foundation systems both for and at Menard. He has worked on a variety of projects including warehouses, roadway widenings and abutments, industrial and commercial buildings, and multifamily residences. Over time, he has played the role of the field engineer, estimating engineer, regional sales engineer, regional sales manager, northeast region manager, and director of sales for multiple large, technically challenging ground improvement projects. He has evaluated and implemented new Menard techniques and helped clients understand the costs and risk associated with their ground improvement support of foundations.

  • Tom Wyville

    Tom Wyville

    Regional Manager
    Georgia Ports Authority

    Tom Wyville is currently the regional manager for the Georgia Ports Authority in the Northeast working with importers, exporters and 3PLs that are looking to establish distribution and logistics operations in the Southeast. He began his career in international transportation and logistics with United States Lines in 1985, and later served in multiple management roles with Mitsui OSK Lines throughout the 1990s. He then went on to work in the logistics technology industry for a few years, and then transitioned 3PL industry with FMI International and Toll Global Forwarding, before joining the GPA in 2013.

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