The candidate is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Operating Officer at UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR), which he joined in 1989. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations from 2007 to 2013; Vice President, Area Director from 2004 to 2007; Business Analyst from 2002 to 2004; Vice President, Area Director from 1998 to 2000; and Vice President, Controller from 1989 to 1998. For one year in between from 2001 to 2002, the candidate was the Chief Operating Officer at JH Management Co., a California-based apartment company. Earlier in his career, he was a Financial Analyst with Crestar Bank from 1986 to 1989 and Staff Auditor with Arthur Young & Co. from 1984 to 1986. The candidate earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from The College of William & Mary in 1984.