Meet Our Governors

Meet our Governors who are major contributors to the Research Foundation.

Tracy Allen

Tracy Allen

Vice President, Corporate Director of Marketing, ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC

Chantilly, Virginia

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Tracy Allen is vice president and director of corporate marketing for ECS (Engineering Consulting Services) located in Chantilly, Virginia. Founded in 1988, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is a leader in geotechnical, environmental, construction materials, and facilities engineering. With over 1,400 employees, ECS has grown to more than 50 offices and testing facilities spread across the Mid-Atlantic, Southern, and Midwestern states. Tracy has been a member of NAIOP since 2000. She serves as a faculty member of the NAIOP Center for Education as has been a member of the Trends in Real Estate Development II National Forum since 2011.

Collin Barr

Collin Barr

Regional President, Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Collin Barr is Regional President for Ryan Companies US, Inc. In this role Mr. Barr provides executive leadership and oversight for the North Region based out of Minnesota and the Midwest Region based out of Iowa.

Bilijack R. Bell

Bilijack R. Bell

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.

Richard Cannon

Richard Cannon

Retired, Watson Land Company

Carson, California

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Richard Cannon is the former president of the Watson Land Company in Carson, California. He has served on the National Advisory Board and was chairman of NAIOP's National Board in 1988.

Roger Christianson

Roger Christianson

Managing Director, The Public Private Development Collaborative

Scottsdale, Arizona

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Roger Christianson is the managing director of The Public Private Development Collaborative, a real estate development and services firm focused on providing facilities for governmental, non-profit, education and other institutional users. Mr. Christianson joined NAIOP in 1992 and is a member of the Industrial Development I 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.

Peter Cocoziello

Peter J. Cocoziello

President and CEO, Advance Realty Investors

Bedminster, New Jersey

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Peter J. Cocoziello is president and CEO of Advance Realty Group in Bedminster, N.J. Mr. Cocoziello joined NAIOP in 1984 and has served on the NAIOP Board of Directors, Executive Committee and is a past president of NAIOP's New Jersey Chapter.

Stephen Crosby

Stephen A. Crosby

CEO, InvestJax

Jacksonville, Florida

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Steve Crosby is the CEO of InvestJax, a business backed not for profit involved in the revitalization of downtown Jacksonville, FL. He previously served as the long-time president of CSX Real Property, the real estate arm of eastern railroad CSX Transportation, involved in the development and/or sale of over $3B in assets during his three decade CSX career. Mr. Crosby joined NAIOP in 1985 and was chairman of NAIOP’s National Board of Directors in 2004. He is a member of the Business Park Development Forum and a current Foundation Research Committee member.

Robert Cutlip

Robert G. Cutlip

President, Gladstone Commercial Corporation

McLean, Virginia

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Robert G. Cutlip is president of Gladstone Commercial Corporation in McLean, Virginia. He has been a member of NAIOP since 1993 and was chairman of NAIOP’s National Board in 2006 and has served on the Credit and Capital Advisory Board, the Nominating Committee and the Audit Committee. He is a member of NAIOP's Industrial Development I Forum. He is past chairman of the NAIOP Research Foundation and is currently serves on the Distinguished Fellows Credentialing Committee.

Dale Dekker

Dale Dekker

2017 Board of Director
Founder, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Dale Dekker AIA, AICP, is a founding principal of Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, a design and architecture firm dedicated to helping build dynamic and sustainable communities.

Daniel DeMarco

Daniel DeMarco

Partner, Campanelli Companies

Braintree, Massachusetts

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Daniel DeMarco is a partner at Campanelli and oversees real estate operations including acquisitions, development and construction activities. Mr. DeMarco is a past president of the Massachusetts Chapter. He has been a member of NAIOP since 1991 and was chairman of NAIOP’s National Board of Directors in 2003. He currently serves on the Foundation’s Distinguished Credentialing Committee and is a current member of the Industrial Development I Forum.

Ronnie Duncan

Ronnie E. Duncan

Managing Director, International Program Management, Savills Studley Occupier Services

Tampa, Florida

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Ronnie E. Duncan is Managing Director, International Program Management, Savills Studley Occupier Services and is based in Tampa, Florida.

Ann Evans Estabrook

Anne Evans Estabrook

Owner, Elberon Development Company

Cranford, New Jersey

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Anne Evans Estabrook heads Elberon Development Co., a family-owned real estate holding company in Cranford, New Jersey. Ms. Evans Estabrook joined NAIOP in 1994 and has served on the NAIOP Board of Directors and Executive Committee. She was the chairman of the NAIOP’s National Board of Directors in 2001. She is a past president of NAIOP's New Jersey Chapter and is a Founding Trustee of the NAIOP Research Foundation.

Mark Fornes

Mark Fornes

Managing Partner, Mark Fornes Realty, Inc.

Dayton, Ohio

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Mark Fornes is managing partner of Mark Fornes Realty, Inc., a leading developer of office/warehouse (flex) space in the Dayton, Ohio region. Mr. Fornes has been a NAIOP member since 1979 and was a past president of the Dayton chapter. He is the current member of the Industrial Development I Forum.

Gregory Fuller

Gregory Fuller

Vice Chair, Education
President and Chief Operating Officer, Granite Properties, Inc.

Dallas, Texas

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As president and Chief Operating Officer for Granite Properties, Greg Fuller oversees strategy and direction for the firm through senior level managers in all corporate functions in the investment, development, management, and leasing of a portfolio of office buildings throughout the southern United States.

David Gockel

David Gockel

President and CEO, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc.

Parsippany, New Jersey

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David Gockel is president/CEO of Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc., a full-service consulting firm specializing in real estate development, with 26 offices throughout the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Gockel joined NAIOP in 1989 and has served multiple terms on the NJ Chapter Board of Trustees and has been a strong supporter of NAIOP for over 25 years. He is a current member of the Research Foundation’s Research Committee.

Susan Graham

Susan H.S. Graham

Vice Chair | NAIOP Research Foundation, Susan H. Graham, LLC

Honolulu, Hawaii

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Susan H.S. Graham is owner of Susan H. Graham, LLC, located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Ms. Graham joined NAIOP in 1980 and is a past Hawaii Chapter president and served on the NAIOP National Executive Committee and Board of Directors, and Environment and Infrastructure Sub-committee.

Christopher Haley

Christopher Haley

Chairman of the Research Committee
Partner, Palladian Realty Capital LLC

Lutherville, Maryland

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Christopher Haley is co-founder of Palladian Realty Capital LLC, with offices in Maryland and Delaware. As a boutique real estate advisory-firm, Palladian offers differentiated and independent services to its privately-held and publicly-listed constituents supported by a research-oriented foundation. Palladian leverages its principals' advisory- and research-oriented capabilities to assist property-oriented businesses in their capital- and strategic-planning efforts. Prior to Palladian, Mr. Haley was managing director in Wachovia Securities' Equity Capital Markets division where he led its research and investment efforts in the real estate securities sector beginning in 1993. Mr. Haley is a trustee of the Research Foundation. He is also the chairman of the Foundation’s Distinguished Fellows Credentialing Committee and a member Foundation’s Research Committee.

Ralph Heins

Ralph Heins

2017 Board of Director | Chairman, NAIOP Research Foundation
Chairman, NAIOP Research Foundation, President, Primera Companies, Inc. Dallas, Texas

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.

Douglas Howe

Douglas O. Howe

President, TC Real Estate Development, Inc.

Seattle, Washington

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Douglas O. Howe is CEO of TC Real Estate Development in Seattle, Washington. TC Real Estate Development is an office developer and oversees project and construction management and asset management. Mr. Howe joined NAIOP in 1997 and was the 2009 chairman of the NAIOP’s National Board of Directors. He is a past president for the Washington State Chapter. He is a current member of the Office Development II Forum and is a NAIOP-PAC Trustee. Mr. Howe is the chairman of the Research Foundation and the chair of the Foundation’s Nominating Committee.

William Hunt

William E. Hunt

Vice Chairman, NAIOP Research Foundation
President and CEO, The Elmhurst Group

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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William E. Hunt is President and CEO of the Elmhurst Group, a Pittsburgh-based organization that invests in commercial real estate and operating businesses.

James Irving

James M. "Marty" Irving

CEO, Irving Interests

Reston, Virginia

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James M. "Marty" Irving is the CEO of Irving Interests in Reston, Virginia. Mr. Irving joined NAIOP in 1983 and was chairman of the NAIOP’s National Board of Directors in 2000. He has served as a past president of NAIOP's Northern Virginia Chapter, was a NAIOP-PAC Trustee, and is a Founding Trustee of the NAIOP Research Foundation.

Alan Kahn

Alan B. Kahn

President, Kahn Development Company

Columbia, South Carolina

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Alan B. Kahn is president of Kahn Development Company which develops and manages real estate throughout the Southeast including office, industrial and retail projects. He currently directs the development, purchase, and rehabilitation of office, retail, industrial and mixed-use projects. Mr. Kahn joined NAIOP in 1979 and is a member of the Office Development II Forum and the Foundation's Research Committee.

F.E. Kalb, Jr.

F.E. "Skip" Kalb, Jr.

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.

Jean Kane

Jean Kane

2017 Board of Director
CEO, Colliers International | Minneapolis St. Paul

Minnetonka, Minnesota

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Jean Kane is CEO of Colliers International | Minneapolis St. Paul. She leads a team of 240 professionals who are responsible for delivering a broad range of business property service solutions to their clients.

Alex Klatskin

Alex Klatskin

General Partner, Forsgate Industrial Partners

Teterboro, New Jersey

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Alex Klatskin is a partner with Forsgate Industrial Partners of Teterboro, New Jersey. A NAIOP member since 1998 and he was the chairman of NAIOP’s National Board of Directors in 2011 and has served as a member of the Executive Committee. He is a past president of NAIOP New Jersey, former chairman of NAIOP's PAC Trustees, past vice chair of the Membership & Chapter Relations Committee, and a former member of the Tax & Finance Sub-committee, and the Nominating Committee. Mr. Klatskin is a current member of the Family-Owned Business Forum, Audit Committee, and is a PAC Trustee. Mr. Klatskin is also a member of the Foundation's Research Committee.

Rod Lawrence

Rod Lawrence

Principal, Network Realty Partners

Chevy Chase, Maryland

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Rod Lawrence is a Principal with Network Realty Partners, based in Alexandria, Virginia. Rod has over 30 years of real estate investment, development and management experience focusing on urban mixed-use development in the Mid-Atlantic region and has led the development of over 20 million square feet of commercial, residential and retail space over his career. He was formerly a Partner with The JBG Companies in Chevy Chase, MD. A NAIOP member since 1996, Rod was president of the Maryland/DC Chapter and is a current board member. He served on NAIOP Corporate’s Executive Committee and was a member of the Corporate Board of Directors, and the Sustainable Development and Business Development committees. Rod is currently a member of the Office Development II Forum, the Industry Trends Task force and the NAIOP Research committee.

Mark Levy

Mark G. Levy

2017 Board of Director
Executive Managing Director, JLL

Baltimore, Maryland

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Mark Levy is JLL's market director for the Greater Baltimore/Washington region and heads the Mid Atlantic supply chain/industrial capital markets group. He also heads JLL's U.S. port, airport and global infrastructure team. Levy leads many significant projects around the country, including Trade Point Atlantic, a 3,100 acre multi modal redevelopment, the largest of it's kind in the U.S. and owned by a joint venture of Redwood Capital and Hilco; and the Central Florida Intermodal Logistics Center, a 1,000 acre CSX intermodal in Orlando, Florida, owned by GEM Realty Capital.

Hugh Little

Hugh D. Little

General Partner, Capital Associates

Cary, North Carolina

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Hugh D. Little is general partner for Capital Associates, located in Cary, North Carolina. He brings experienced leadership to the full-service commercial real estate company which is engaged in a variety of functions including commercial brokerage, leasing, fee management, land sales and development. Civic responsibility is important to him and community activities centering around educational programs are of great interest. A NAIOP member since 1980, Mr. Little is a past president of the NAIOP Research Triangle Chapter.

George Livingston

George D. Livingston

Chairman, NAI Realvest Partners, Inc.

Maitland, Florida

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George D. Livingston is chairman of NAI Realvest Partners, Inc. in Maitland, Florida. He is a past president of NAIOP's Central Florida Chapter and is a current member of the Industrial Development I Forum. Mr. Livingston is a Research Foundation trustee and serves on the Foundation's Research Committee.

Jordan Lott

Jordan Lott

President, Lake Washington Partners

Issaquah, Washington

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Jordan Lott is president of Lake Washington Partners, a privately owned commercial real estate company with a focus on long-term portfolio investments and nationwide development projects. Specializing in large-scale industrial facilities as well as Class A office space, Lake Washington Partners has properties in 8 states totaling over 7 million square feet.

Barbara Schaefer McDuffie

Barbara Schaefer McDuffie

Chairman of the Fundraising 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.

Robb Merritt

Robb Merritt

Vice President, Merritt Properties, LLC

Baltimore, Maryland

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Robb Merritt is the vice president of Merritt Properties, LLC. He plays a "hands on" role in the day-to-day business of the firm with executive responsibilities as well as a primary role in acquisitions and development. True to family tradition, Robb learned the development business from the ground up and began his career in the field. He has served as president of NAIOP's Baltimore Chapter, on the Chapter's Legislative Committee, and on the NAIOP Board of Directors. He is current a member of the Industrial Development III Forum.

William Mitchell

William A. Mitchell

Chairman Emeritus, Carter

Atlanta, Georgia

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William A. Mitchell, Jr. is the chairman emeritus for Carter, a privately held full-service commercial real estate firm located in Atlanta, Georgia, with four business units: Investments, Development Transaction Services and Property and Facility Management. Mr. Mitchell has served on the NAIOP Board of Directors and Executive Committee and was chairman of the NAIOP Board of Directors in 1983. He received the Developer of the Year Award in 1991 and is a past president of NAIOP's Georgia Chapter. He was on the NAIOP Advisory Board.

Jim Mulligan

James M. Mulligan

2017 Board of Director
Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP

Denver, Colorado

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Jim Mulligan is a real estate partner at Husch Blackwell LLP, a national law firm serving its commercial and business clients and individuals from its 19 offices throughout the United States and in England, utilizing the expertise of over 700 attorneys. Jim is resident in the Denver office and his practice serves corporate and commercial clients involved with real estate leasing, ownership, development and finance in Colorado and throughout the Rocky Mountain West. Jim has extensive experience with federal, state and local developments, project finance, tax and other incentive programs for corporate users and public-private infrastructure and redevelopment projects, including economic development incentives, land use and entitlements, historic designations, tax-increment financed projects, tax-credit structures, and taxable and tax-exempt bond issues. Jim was previously president of the Colorado Chapter in 2007 and a member of the Environment and Infrastructure Committee and the Tax and Finance Subcommittee. He is currently on the Colorado Chapter board, and a member of the National Board, the Business Development Committee and the State and Local Subcommittee. A National PAC Trustee and member of the National Forums program since 2001, Jim currently serves on the Trends in Real Estate Development I Forum.

Mike Mullen

Mike Mullen

Industry Veteran

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Mike Mullen is an industry veteran with nearly 40 years of experience. He was a founding partner and CEO of CenterPoint Properties. He is a former board member and senior advisor to IndCor Properties, a Blackstone portfolio company, and a former board member of Rouse Properties. His current activities include Chairman of TradePoint Atlantic, Chairman of Talos Capital, Board member of L3 Capital and Senior Advisor to Redwood Capital Investments, GEM Realty Capital and Hilco Global. Over his career, he has participated in over $15 billion of real estate transactions.

Ninio D. Pedrelli

Nino D. Pedrelli, Ph.D.

Industry Consultant

Edina, Minnesota

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Nino Pedrelli, Ph.D. is a principal at State Street Realty Advisors, LLC, located in St. Louis Park Minnesota. State Street Realty Advisors provides a broad base of services, such as asset management, investment analysis, development consulting, and project management for family offices, individuals, non-profits and municipalities with real estate holdings.

Jon Peterson

Jon Peterson

Senior Vice President for Commercial Development, Peterson Companies

Fairfax, Virginia

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Jon Peterson is the senior vice president for Commercial Development for the Peterson Companies in Fairfax, Virginia. The Peterson Companies is a full service real estate development and management company. He has been a member of NAIOP since 1991 and served on the Retail Task Force and is a past president for the Northern Virginia Chapter. Mr. Peterson serves on the Audit Committee, and is a member of the Mixed-Use Development Forum.

Ronald Pizzuti

Ronald A. Pizzuti

Chairman and CEO, The Pizzuti Companies

Columbus, Ohio

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Ronald A. Pizzuti is chairman and chief executive officer of The Pizzuti Companies, a real estate development firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Pizzuti joined NAIOP in 2001 and is a past member of the Foundation's Research Committee.

Lawrence Pobuda

Lawrence A. Pobuda

Chairman of the Nominating Committee
Senior Vice President and General Manager, The Opus Group

Phoenix, Arizona

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Larry Pobuda is senior vice president and general manager with The Opus Group. In this role, Pobuda pursued new business opportunities in the Phoenix market across a variety of sectors, including office, industrial and residential. He became a member NAIOP in 1994 and was the chairman of NAIOP’s National Board of Directors in 2010. Mr. Pobuda is the current chairman of the Research Foundation and a member of the Office Development I Forum.

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.

Eugene Reilly

Eugene Reilly

CEO, The Americas, Prologis

Denver, Colorado

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Eugene Reilly oversees all aspects of Prologis’ business in the United States, Canada and Latin America and is a member of the technical committee of FIBRA Prologis. He joined AMB Property Corporation in 2003 and has more than three decades of experience in real property investment, management and operations throughout the Americas. He has been a member of NAIOP since 2000 and served as chairman of NAIOP’s National Board of Directors and is a member of the Nominating Committee. He is also a Foundation Trustee and member of the Investment Management II Forum.

Jack Schultz

John "Jack" Schultz

Secretary/Treasurer, NAIOP Research Foundation
Founder and CEO, Agracel, Inc.

Effingham, Illinois

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Jack Schultz is founder and CEO of Agracel, Inc., an industrial development firm focused on the development of manufacturing plants in rural America.

Thomas Senkbeil

Thomas D. Senkbeil

Principal, Senkbeil Associates

Atlanta, Georgia

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Thomas D. Senkbeil is principal at Senkbeil Associates in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Senkbeil has been a member since 1985 and was chairman of NAIOP’s National Board of Directors in 1996. He is a member of the National Advisory Board and is a past president of NAIOP's Georgia Chapter.

Eva Stevens

Eva Stevens

President and COO, United Properties

Bloomington, Minnesota

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Eva Stevens is President and Chief Operating Officer of United Properties, a privately held firm specializing in commercial and senior housing property investment and development, located in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Terry Stiles

Terry Stiles

Chairman and CEO, Stiles Corporation

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Terry Stiles is the chairman and CEO of Stiles Corporation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. Stiles has been a member of NAIOP since 1992 and was chairman of NAIOP's National Board of Directors in 1998. He received the Developer of the Year Award in 2000. He is a past president of NAIOP's South Florida Chapter. Mr. Stiles was a member of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Foundation’s Distinguished Fellows Credentialing Committee.

Rob Stofer

Rob Stofer

Vice President, PCCP LLC

New York City, New York

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Rob Stofer is a vice president at PCCP, LLC - an integrated real estate finance and investment management firm with approximately $6 billion in assets under management on behalf of institutional clients. Rob is responsible for equity and debt originations in the Eastern U.S. Prior to joining PCCP, he held a restructuring/workouts role at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., where he managed a portfolio of commercial real estate assets throughout the U.S. Mr. Stofer has been a member of NAIOP since 2012 and is a member of the Deal and Investment Concepts Forum.

Douglas Swain

Douglas Swain

Vice President and General Manager, The Opus Group

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Douglas Swain is vice president and general manager of The Opus Group - a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with offices and projects across the country.

Gerard Sweeney

Gerard Sweeney

President, CEO and Trustee, Brandywine Realty Trust

Radnor, Pennsylvania

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Gerard H. Sweeney has served as president, chief executive officer and Trustee of Brandywine Realty Trust, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, since the company’s founding in 1994.

Dwight Taylor

Dwight S. Taylor

President, Stonegate Partners, LLC

Pikesville, Maryland

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Dwight S. Taylor is president of Stonegate Partners, LLC, located in Pikesville, Maryland. Mr. Taylor joined NAIOP in 1983 and served on the NAIOP National Board of Directors, Diversity Task Force, Membership and Chapter Relations Committee, Audit committee, and is a past president of the Maryland Chapter.

Joseph Taylor

Joseph S. Taylor

President and CEO, Matrix Development Group

Cranbury, New Jersey

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Joseph S. Taylor is the president and CEO of Matrix Development Group in Cranbury, New Jersey. He has been a member of NAIOP since 1990 and was the chairman of the NAIOP’s National Board of Directors in 2005 and is a past vice chair of the Membership and Chapter Relations Committee. He is also a past president of NAIOP's New Jersey Chapter. He received the Developer of the Year Award in 1999. Mr. Taylor is a former member of the Nominating, Business Development, and Membership and Chapter committees, and was a NAIOP-PAC Trustee in 2010.

Rick Tollakson

Rick Tollakson

President and CEO, Hubbell Realty Company

West Des Moines, Iowa

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Rick Tollakson is president and CEO of Hubbell Realty Company, located in West Des Moines Iowa. Rick is responsible for the strategic operations for the firm and its multiple subsidiaries including land and building development, commercial asset and property management, Hubbell Apartment Living, CBRE/Hubbell Commercial, Hubbell Homes and Hubbell Construction Services. Rick has been a member of NAIOP since 2002 and is on the Entrepreneurial Investment & Development National Forum.

Jonathan Tratt

Jonathan Tratt

Chairman
Principal, Tratt Properties, LLC

Phoenix, Arizona

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Jonathan Tratt is the principal for Tratt Properties, LLC, a development and investment company based in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been a member of NAIOP since 2001 and is a member of the Board of Directors, a NAIOP-PAC Trustee and a member of the E-Commerce II Forum. He is the 2017 NAIOP Chairman.

Joan Woodard

Joan Woodard

President & CEO, Simons & Woodard Inc

Santa Rosa, Califorina

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Joan Woodard is president and CEO of Simons & Woodard – a Santa Rosa, California, based management, architecture and development firm. She is responsible for overseeing the organization’s architecture, marketing, leasing, property, and management activities. A member of NAIOP since 1987, Ms. Woodard was chair of NAIOP’s National Board of Directors in 1994. She was also a member of the Private Developer II Forum, chair of the Awards Committee, and was president of the Georgia Chapter. Ms. Woodard is currently a committed faculty member of NAIOP’s Center for Education.

Richard Woodruff

Richard L. Woodruff

Retired, WWR-Real Estate Services

Boulder, Colorado

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Richard L. Woodruff is the former COO/CFO of WWR-Real Estate Services, a commercial development and management company located in Boulder, Colo. Mr. Woodruff joined NAIOP in 1988. He was a member of the Capital Markets I Forum and the Colorado Chapter where he was the chapter treasurer and the chapter public relations chair. He was also a member and former chairman of the Tax and Finance Subcommittee, a trustee of the Research Foundation and served on the Foundation's Research and Fundraising committees.