2019 Committee Chairs

F.E. Kalb, Jr.

F.E. "Skip" Kalb, Jr.

Chairman of the Research Committee
President, Skip Kalb Strategies, LLC

Argyle, Texas

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F.E. ‘Skip’ Kalb, Jr. is retired from BSNF Railroads and is now President of SDK Enterprises out of Argyle, Texas. He has been a member of NAIOP since 2005.

Barbara Schaefer McDuffie

Barbara Schaefer McDuffie

Chairman of the Visionaries Program Committee
Managing Director, Business Development, Baker Tilly | NAIOP Northern Virginia

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Barbara Schaefer McDuffie is Managing Director of Business Development in the East Region for Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP.

Bilijack R. Bell

Bilijack R. Bell

Chairman of the Fundraising Committee
Partner, Wilson, Hull, and Neal

Atlanta, Georgia

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Bilijack R. Bell is a partner at Wilson, Hull & Neal and Principal of Industrial Solutions Group, located in Atlanta, Georgia. A disciplined industrial focus providing real estate solutions for tenants, landlords, developers, and investors through brokerage, development, construction services, strategic land assemblage and entitlements in the Atlanta market. A NAIOP member since 2007, Bilijack is on the Georgia Chapter’s NAIOP Board serving as Governmental Affairs Committee chair. He is a former member of the E.CON, ICON Impact Projects Advisory, and Project of the Year committees. Bilijack is the current chair of the Business Park Development Forum and a former member of the Young Professionals II Forum.

Paul Ciminelli

Paul F. Ciminelli

Chairman of the Distinguished Fellows Credentialing Committee
President and CEO, Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation

Williamsville, New York

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Paul F. Ciminelli is President and CEO of Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation, a full service real estate development company, with offices located in New York, Florida, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, that manages and developed nearly 16 million square feet.

Ralph Heins

Ralph Heins

Chairman of the Nominating Committee
President, Primera Companies, Inc.

Dallas, Texas

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Ralph Heins founded Primera Companies in 1989 together with his wife, Cornelia and has built a 3 million square foot real estate portfolio with focus on bulk state-of-the-art distribution centers, managed and leased by Primera.

Ronald Rayevich

Ronald L. Rayevich

Chairman of the Audit and Investment Committee
President, Raymar Associates, Inc.

Sarasota, Florida

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Ronald L. Rayevich is president of RayMar Associates, Inc., in Sarasota, Florida. He joined NAIOP in 1991 and has served on the NAIOP Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. He was chairman of NAIOP's Board of Directors in 1997.