Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Asana Partners – Columbia, SC

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Asana Partners – Columbia, SC

The candidate is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Asana Partners. In addition he currently serves on the board of AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: ABV). The candidate has 30 years of real estate experience in retail strategy, investments, capital markets, operations, and business and organizational development. Before co-founding Asana Partners in 2015, the candidate was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EDENS, one of the nation’s leading owners, operators, and developers of retail real estate.  He led a decade-long transformation at EDENS that resulted in a retail real estate investment trust with one of the highest quality portfolios, balance sheets, and track-records in the US. Before joining EDENS, the candidate was Chief Executive Officer of Andersen Corporate Finance, LLC (NASD Broker-Dealer subsidiary of Arthur Andersen) where he was responsible for strategy and investment banking activities on a global basis across the real estate, manufacturing, technology, services, and energy industries. At Andersen, he was a recognized industry leader in the formation and recapitalization of entity-level corporate real estate transactions leading to initial public offerings and institutionally capitalized private companies. The candidate is a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and the Urban Land Institute. He is a former Trustee and Executive Committee member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. The candidate is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree.

Asana Partners is a retail real estate company investing in high-growth markets across the United States. The company was founded in 2015 by industry veterans Terry Brown, Jason Tompkins, and Sam Judd, whose extensive experience owning and operating retail real estate spans varied market cycles and evolving consumer and retailer preferences. Leveraging its differentiated capabilities in retail real estate value creation, the company capitalizes on opportunities to create authentic retail experiences in compelling locations around the country.

Candidate ID: 95244

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