Board of Directors

George J. Alburger, Jr., Chairman, Audit Committee

George J. Alburger, Jr. has served as a member of our board of trustees since May 2010. Mr. Alburger has served as a member of the board of directors of Pennsylvania REIT (NYSE: PEI) since June 2017. Mr. Alburger was formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LPT) from May 1995 until June 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Alburger served for nine years as Chief Financial Officer of EBL&S Property Management, Inc. Prior to joining EBL&S in 1982, Mr. Alburger was a senior manager at PriceWaterhouse LLP. Mr. Alburger is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received his bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University. We believe Mr. Alburger’s financial and accounting background, deep industry knowledge and years of experience qualify him to serve on our board of trustees.

Kelly H. Barrett

Ms. Barrett was most recently employed by The Home Depot (NYSE:HD) from January 2003 until December 2018, serving in a variety of senior management positions including Vice President - Corporate Controller, Vice President of Internal Audit and Corporate Compliance and, finally, Senior Vice President - Home Services. Previously, Ms. Barrett was employed by Cousins Properties Incorporated for eleven years in various senior financial roles, including that of Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer. She has served as a director of Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) since 2016 and was elected to the Board of Directors of Aarons, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) in May 2019. Ms. Barrett served on the Board of State Bank Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STBZ) from 2011 to 2016. She is a licensed CPA in Georgia and currently serves on the Boards of the Georgia Tech Foundation and YMCA Metro Atlanta, where she is currently Chair of the Board. Ms. Barrett is a graduate of The Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management.

Fred Boehler, President & Chief Executive Officer

Fred Boehler has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of trustees since December 2015. Prior to that, he served as our Chief Operating Officer from February 2013 until December 2015. Before joining our team, Mr. Boehler was a Senior Vice President at SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) from March 2009 to February 2013 and held various positions at Borders Group, Inc. from November 1999 to March 2009, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Logistics & Planning. Mr. Boehler received his bachelor’s degree from Wright State University and his M.B.A. from Northern Illinois University. We believe Mr. Boehler’s years of experience with us and other logistics companies, his comprehensive knowledge of our business and inside perspective of our day-to-day operations qualify him to serve on our board of trustees.

Antonio F. Fernandez

Mr. Fernandez currently serves as the President of AFF Advisor, LLC, a private advisory firm. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer of Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) from 2011 to 2016, where he was responsible for end-to-end supply chain management while also overseeing Pinnacle’s food quality and safety programs. Mr. Fernandez was Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain Strategy at Kraft Foods, Inc., from Kraft’s acquisition of Cadbury, plc in 2010 until he joined Pinnacle in 2011. Mr. Fernandez was at Cadbury from 1998 until 2010, serving in a series of senior management positions, including Chief Supply Chain Officer. His early career featured manufacturing, procurement, engineering and consulting positions with Proctor & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) and PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Mr. Fernandez currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) and Collier Creek Holdings (NYSE:CCH-UN) and on the Board of Trustees of Lafayette College. He received his bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College.

James R. Heistand, Chairman, Compensation Committee & Lead Independent Director

James R. Heistand is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Parkway Property Investments, LLC. He has been a member of the board of directors of Parkway Property Investments, LLC since 2016 and was a member of the board of directors of Legacy Parkway from December 2011 until 2016. Prior to joining Legacy Parkway, Mr. Heistand founded and served as chairman of Eola Capital LLC, a privately owned property management company, since its inception in 2000. Mr. Heistand is a member of the chairman’s circle of the real estate advisory board for the Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida. Mr. Heistand graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Real Estate Finance. We believe Mr. Heistand’s deep experience in real estate strategic planning, investment, development and asset management qualifies him to serve on our board of trustees.

Michelle M. MacKay, Chairperson, Investment Committee

Michelle M. MacKay currently serves as a Senior Advisor to iStar Inc. (NYSE: STAR), a publicly traded REIT. From February 2003 through February 2017, Ms. Mackay was an Executive Vice President of Investments and, since 2009, Head of Capital Markets. From 2010 until 2017, Ms. MacKay served on the board of directors of WCI Communities, Inc. as the head of the nominating and governance committee and a member of the audit committee and the compensation committee. Ms. MacKay holds an M.B.A. from the University of Hartford and a B.A. from the University of Connecticut. We believe Ms. MacKay’s extensive experience as a business executive in the real estate industry qualifies her to serve on our board of trustees.

David J. Neithercut

Mr. Neithercut most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) from January 2006 until his retirement in December 2018, and continues to serve as a Trustee. He held the role of President of Equity Residential from May 2005 to September 2018, Executive Vice President – Corporate Strategy from January 2004 to May 2005, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from February 1995 to August 2004. Prior to joining Equity Residential, Mr. Neithercut served as Senior Vice President of Finance for Equity Group Investments. Mr. Neithercut previously served on the Board of Directors of General Growth Properties (NYSE:GGP), now Brookfield Properties, from 2010 to 2017. He serves on the Policy Advisory Board of the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University and the MBA Real Estate Program Advisory Board at Columbia University. Mr. Neithercut is a former member of the Advisory Board of Governors of NAREIT and served as Chairman in 2015. Mr. Neithercut received NAREIT’s 2018 Industry Leadership Award, and was recognized by Columbia Business School as the 2018 Distinguished Real Estate Partner. Mr. Neithercut received his bachelor’s degree from St. Lawrence University and an M.B.A. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Mark R. Patterson, Chairman of the Board

Mark R. Patterson serves as President of MP Realty Advisors, LLC and has served in that role since January 2009. He also serves as a real estate consultant and financial advisor. From September 2010 until December 2014, Mr. Patterson served as Chief Executive Officer of Boomerang Systems, Inc. Prior to that, he served as the Managing Director and the Head of Real Estate Global Principal Investments at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, where he oversaw real estate investing activities from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Patterson also served as Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking and Co-Head of Global Commercial Real Estate at the firm until 2009. He served as a member of the board of directors for GGP Inc. (NYSE: GGP) from 2011 to 2017, a member of the Board of Directors for UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR) since 2014, a member of the Board of Directors of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR) since 2016 and a member of the board of directors of Investcorp (BSE: INVCORP). He has a B.B.A. from the College of William and Mary and an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. He is also a certified public accountant. We believe Mr. Patterson’s financial and real estate industry expertise, extensive experience working with public companies in the real estate industry and experience on the boards of directors of public companies qualify him to serve on our board of trustees.

Andrew P. Power

Andrew P. Power is the Chief Financial Officer of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR) and has served in that role since May 2015. Prior to joining Digital Realty, Mr. Power was employed by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated from 2011 to April 2015, where he most recently served as Managing Director of Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging Investment Banking, and was responsible for relationships with over 40 public and private companies. Mr. Power was employed by Citigroup Global Markets Inc. from 2004 to 2011 where he most recently served as Vice President. During his career, Mr. Power has managed the execution of public and private capital raises in excess of $30 billion, including the then-largest REIT IPO, and more than $19 billion of merger and acquisitions transactions. Mr. Power received a B.S. in Analytical Finance from Wake Forest University. We believe Mr. Power’s significant experience in the financial and real estate industries qualifies him to serve on our board of trustees.