Robert J. Lowe
Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Lowe Enterprises. Mr. Lowe is a Trustee and past-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles Metropolitan YMCA; a Director and Chairman Emeritus of the Board of the Real Estate Roundtable; Trustee of Claremont McKenna College and past Chairman of the Board; Chairman and Co-Founder of the Lowe Institute of Political Economy of Claremont McKenna College; and Director of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and Director of AECOM Corporation. Mr. Lowe is past Chairman of the New Los Angeles Marketing Partnership and past member of the California Economy Strategy Panel. Mr. Lowe’s honors include City of Hope “Spirit of Life” Award; National Entrepreneur of the Year for Real Estate and Construction; and, Los Angeles Mayor’s “City of Angels” Award. Education: Claremont McKenna College, BA cum laude; Stanford University, MBA

Michael H. Lowe
Co-President and Chief Investment Officer of Lowe Enterprises

Co-President and Chief Investment Officer of Lowe Enterprises. Mr. Lowe coordinates the firm’s national investment activities including investments made by the firm on its own account, as well as for its investment clients and partners. In addition, Mr. Lowe is responsible for the firm’s national office, industrial, retail and multifamily activities including development, acquisition, asset management, leasing, construction and property management. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and the Real Estate Roundtable. Education: Stanford University, BA; Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA

Robert J. Lowe, Jr.
Co-President of Lowe Enterprises and Chief Executive Officer of Lowe Hospitality Group

Co-President of Lowe Enterprises and Chief Executive Officer of Lowe Hospitality Group, the hotel and resort management and development division of Lowe Enterprises. He oversees operations of Destination Hotels & Resorts, Lowe’s hospitality operations company. With more than 35 independent luxury and upscale hotels and resorts and over 9,000 rooms under management, Destination is one of the largest independent hospitality management companies in the country. He also oversees Lowe Destination Development, responsible for hospitality development, with well over $3 billion in projects over the last decade. Previously, Mr. Lowe was with Copley Real Estate Advisors where he was involved in acquisition, asset management and portfolio management. He is a past Trustee and President of the Palisades Presbyterian Church and serves Chairman of the Board of Managers of the Palisades-Malibu YMCA. Education: Stanford University, AB; University of California at Los Angeles, MBA

Richard G. Newman, Jr.
President of Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group

President of Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group with overall responsibility commercial, multifamily and mixed-use property investment, development and asset management. He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, the Economic Development Corporation of Los Angeles and the Urban Land Institute, and an executive Board Member of the Los Angeles Urban Land Institute District Council. He serves on the Executive Board Committee of the West Los Angeles Council of Boy Scouts, Board of Trustees for Park Century School and the City of Hope Real Estate and Construction Executive Committee. Education: Stanford University, BS; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MS

John B. Platt, III
Director of Lowe Enterprises
Director and Chairman of Lowe Hospitality Group
Director and Chairman of Lowe Destination Development

Director of Lowe Enterprises, Director and Chairman of Lowe Hospitality Group and its primary subsidiaries: Destination Hotels & Resorts, Lowe’s hospitality management subsidiary; and Lowe Destination Development, Lowe’s hospitality development company. He was formerly President and CEO of Vacation Resorts, Inc., a resort and hotel management company that operated approximately 2,000 units in Colorado, Hawaii and Hilton Head, South Carolina. He also managed nationally televised sports events such as the PGA Heritage Golf Classic and The Family Circle Women’s Tennis Championship. Prior to entering the resort business, Mr. Platt was a practicing attorney. Education: Colgate University, BA; Duke University, JD

James Sabatier
President and COO, Destination Hotels and Resorts

President and COO of Destination Hotels and Resorts, Lowe’s hospitality management subsidiary. Previously, he was a senior executive with Starwood Hotels and Resorts, involved in determining the strategic direction, positioning and growth plan for the W Hotels brand. He also oversaw Starwood’s global investment team as it completed approximately 50 corporate and real estate transactions. Prior to that, he was a key member of the investment banking division of Montgomery Securities where he led the completion of merger, acquisition and equity transactions totaling more than $1 billion. Most recently, as the head of J. Sabatier & Company, he invested in commercial real estate assets while guiding the successful turnaround of a family-owned business. Education: Brown University, BA; Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Business, MBA

Dick Poladian
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Lowe Enterprises and Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group. He oversees operations and functions including human resources, construction, finance and legal functions across the firm. Mr. Poladian previously worked in public accounting. He has served on the boards of the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University, the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce and the USC School of Policy Planning and Development. He serves on the board of directors of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Western Asset Management and Public Storage. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a member of the California Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of CPA’s. Education: Loyola Marymount University, BS

Robert M. Weekley
President of Lowe Development-Residential Division

Director of Lowe Enterprises and President of Lowe Development-Residential Division. While with Lowe, Mr. Weekley has been responsible for residential and masterplanned community development and asset management projects. He has developed and/or managed over $ 1 billion of various types of residential development including planned communities, resorts, land, single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, apartments, highrise condominiums and mobile home parks, in California and throughout the United States. Previously, he was President and Co-Founder of American Western Communities, a Southern California development company. Education: Southern Methodist University, BA; Harvard Business School, MBA

William T. Wethe
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lowe Enterprises and Lowe Hospitality Group with executive responsibility for all financial management functions including accounting, cash management, financial reporting, financial analysis, income taxes, information technology and risk management. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer of Larwin Company, a land development and home building company, and an Audit Manager with Ernst & Young in Los Angeles. Mr. Wethe is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Urban Land Institute, the American Institute of CPA’s and the California Society of CPA’s. Education: University of Southern California, BS cum laude.

Bradford W. Howe
Ex-Officio Member, CEO of Lowe Enterprises Investors

CEO of Lowe Enterprises Investors with shared responsibility for oversight and management of the firm’s investment management business. Mr. Howe is responsible for equity capital raising, client relations, new business development, portfolio management and finance activities. Previously, Mr. Howe served as Senior Vice President of Lowe Enterprises managing the Capital Group, which was responsible for the firm’s capital raising efforts, and as Chief Financial Officer for Lowe Hospitality Group. He previously was a Director with Equity Group Investments, a Vice President with Security Capital Group and an Associate with Kidder Peabody & Company. He is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association and the Real Estate Roundtable. Education: University of California at Berkeley, BA; MBA

Bleecker P. Seaman, III
Ex-Officio Member, CEO of Lowe Enterprises Investors

CEO of Lowe Enterprises Investors (LEI) with shared responsibility for oversight and management of the firm’s investment management business. He is chairman of LEI’s Investment Committee and is actively involved in investment strategy, portfolio management and client servicing on behalf of the firm’s clients. Prior to his current position, Mr. Seaman served as COO for LEI and has held positions as CFO and as an Acquisition Officer in Lowe’s hospitality subsidiary. Previously, Mr. Seaman served as Assistant Director of Real Estate Investments for the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System, and was a real estate Loan Officer for First Union National Bank. He is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association, Urban Land Institute and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers, for which he is a Board Member. Education: University of North Carolina, BA; Duke University, MBA

Lowe Enterprises
Robert J. Lowe
Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Lowe Enterprises. Mr. Lowe is a Trustee and past-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles Metropolitan YMCA; a Director and Chairman Emeritus of the Board of the Real Estate Roundtable; Trustee of Claremont McKenna College and past Chairman of the Board; Chairman and Co-Founder of the Lowe Institute of Political Economy of Claremont McKenna College; and Director of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and Director of AECOM Corporation. Mr. Lowe is past Chairman of the New Los Angeles Marketing Partnership and past member of the California Economy Strategy Panel. Mr. Lowe’s honors include City of Hope “Spirit of Life” Award; National Entrepreneur of the Year for Real Estate and Construction; and, Los Angeles Mayor’s “City of Angels” Award. Education: Claremont McKenna College, BA cum laude; Stanford University, MBA

Michael H. Lowe
President and Chief Investment Officer of Lowe Enterprises

Co-President and Chief Investment Officer of Lowe Enterprises. Mr. Lowe coordinates the firm’s national investment activities including investments made by the firm on its own account, as well as for its investment clients and partners. In addition, Mr. Lowe is responsible for the firm’s national office, industrial, retail and multifamily activities including development, acquisition, asset management, leasing, construction and property management. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and the Real Estate Roundtable. Education: Stanford University, BA; Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA

Robert J. Lowe, Jr.
President of Lowe Enterprises and Chief Executive Officer of Lowe Hospitality Group

Co-President of Lowe Enterprises and Chief Executive Officer of Lowe Hospitality Group, the hotel and resort management and development division of Lowe Enterprises. He oversees operations of Destination Hotels & Resorts, Lowe’s hospitality operations company. With more than 35 independent luxury and upscale hotels and resorts and over 9,000 rooms under management, Destination is one of the largest independent hospitality management companies in the country. He also oversees Lowe Destination Development, responsible for hospitality development, with well over $3 billion in projects over the last decade. Previously, Mr. Lowe was with Copley Real Estate Advisors where he was involved in acquisition, asset management and portfolio management. He is a past Trustee and President of the Palisades Presbyterian Church and serves Chairman of the Board of Managers of the Palisades-Malibu YMCA. Education: Stanford University, AB; University of California at Los Angeles, MBA

Jeffrey L. Allen
Executive Vice President of Lowe Enterprises

Executive Vice President of Lowe Enterprises, overseeing the firm’s institutional and distressed asset development management and asset management assignments. He also serves as Executive Vice President of Lowe Destination Development, directing all development, construction management and general contracting activities for the firm’s resort and resort community projects. Previously, Mr. Allen was the Senior Vice President of Construction for Lowe Enterprises. He also served as the Vice President of Construction for Watt Industries and Ahmanson Commercial Development. He has been involved with the development and construction of more than 15 million square feet of real estate projects of all types. Mr. Allen is a licensed General Contractor in the State of California. Education: California Polytechnic State University, BS

John M. DeMarco
Senior Vice President and Corporate Counsel

Senior Vice President and Corporate Counsel for Lowe Enterprises and its subsidiaries with primary responsibility for the company's legal affairs. Previously, Mr. DeMarco was a member of the business and finance practice of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. He is an active member of the Real Property and Business Law Sections of the State Bar of California and the Association of Corporate Counsel. Education: University of Southern California, B.A., Pepperdine University School of Law, JD

James M. DeFrancia
President, Lowe Enterprises Community Development

President of Lowe Enterprises Community Development, which provides development management and advisory services for mixed-use properties planned communities throughout the U.S. and abroad. He has also served as a Court appointed Receiver for several troubled real estate assets. Mr. DeFrancia is a Life Trustee and former Vice Chairman of the Urban Land Institute, a member and past National Director of the National Association of Homebuilders, a Director of Wynne/Jackson, Inc., a Trustee of the Naval Academy Foundation, a former Virginia representative to the Southern Growth Policies Board, and a former Director of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. He also serves as an advisor to the Secretary of the Navy and to the Department of Defense on military housing and other real estate matters. Education: U.S. Naval Academy, BS

Robert Mellwig
Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Senior Vice President of Human Resources of Lowe Enterprises, oversees the human resources function for all Lowe business units. Mr. Mellwig formerly led the human resources group for Destination Hotels & Resorts, the firm’s hospitality management subsidiary. Additionally, he has held senior human resources positions with Starwood Hotels and Resorts and Hilton Hotels Corporation. He holds his SPHR certification and is an active member with the Society of Human Resources Management. Education: Johnson and Wales University, BS

Salve A. Pennya
Senior Vice President and Director of Compensation

Senior Vice President and Director of Compensation for Lowe Enterprises. She is responsible for the implementation and administration of the company's compensation programs, including bonuses and profit sharing. Previously, Ms. Pennya was Accounting Manager for an architectural and real estate development firm. Education: University of Sto. Tomas, BA magna cum laude; University of California at Los Angeles, MA

Dick Poladian
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Lowe Enterprises and Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group. He oversees operations and functions including human resources, construction, finance and legal functions across the firm. Mr. Poladian previously worked in public accounting. He has served on the boards of the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University, the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce and the USC School of Policy Planning and Development. He serves on the board of directors of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Western Asset Management and Public Storage. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a member of the California Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of CPA’s. Education: Loyola Marymount University, BS

Robert M. Weekley
President of Lowe Development-Residential Division

Director of Lowe Enterprises and President of Lowe Development-Residential Division. While with Lowe, Mr. Weekley has been responsible for residential and masterplanned community development and asset management projects. He has developed and/or managed over $ 1 billion of various types of residential development including planned communities, resorts, land, single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, apartments, highrise condominiums and mobile home parks, in California and throughout the United States. Previously, he was President and Co-Founder of American Western Communities, a Southern California development company. Education: Southern Methodist University, BA; Harvard Business School, MBA

William T. Wethe
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lowe Enterprises and Lowe Hospitality Group with executive responsibility for all financial management functions including accounting, cash management, financial reporting, financial analysis, income taxes, information technology and risk management. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer of Larwin Company, a land development and home building company, and an Audit Manager with Ernst & Young in Los Angeles. Mr. Wethe is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Urban Land Institute, the American Institute of CPA’s and the California Society of CPA’s. Education: University of Southern California, BS cum laude.

Lowe Enterprises Investors
Bradford W. Howe
CEO of Lowe Enterprises Investors

CEO of Lowe Enterprises Investors with shared responsibility for oversight and management of the firm’s investment management business. Mr. Howe is responsible for equity capital raising, client relations, new business development, portfolio management and finance activities. Previously, Mr. Howe served as Senior Vice President of Lowe Enterprises managing the Capital Group, which was responsible for the firm’s capital raising efforts, and as Chief Financial Officer for Lowe Hospitality Group. He previously was a Director with Equity Group Investments, a Vice President with Security Capital Group and an Associate with Kidder Peabody & Company. He is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association and the Real Estate Roundtable. Education: University of California at Berkeley, BA; MBA

Bleecker P. Seaman, III
CEO of Lowe Enterprises Investors

CEO of Lowe Enterprises Investors (LEI) with shared responsibility for oversight and management of the firm’s investment management business. He is chairman of LEI’s Investment Committee and is actively involved in investment strategy, portfolio management and client servicing on behalf of the firm’s clients. Prior to his current position, Mr. Seaman served as COO for LEI and has held positions as CFO and as an Acquisition Officer in Lowe’s hospitality subsidiary. Previously, Mr. Seaman served as Assistant Director of Real Estate Investments for the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System, and was a real estate Loan Officer for First Union National Bank. He is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association, Urban Land Institute and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers, for which he is a Board Member. Education: University of North Carolina, BA; Duke University, MBA

Kerri O'Neill
Senior Vice President

As Director of Portfolio and Asset Management for LEI, she oversees portfolio and asset management activities for the firm’s clients and venture partners. In addition, she has direct responsibility for portfolio management for Lowe Real Estate Income and Growth Partners, a discretionary commingled commercial investment fund, as well as a large separate account portfolio. She is responsible for review of acquisition and disposition opportunities, review and implementation of annual asset and portfolio strategic plans, investor communication and contract administration. Previously, she was LEI’s Director of Fund Administration. She is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers and the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries. Education: Providence College; BS summa cum laude

Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group
Lynda S. Cook
Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President and National Director of Operations of Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group, oversees the operations of all commercial properties within the U.S. and is responsible for the operational underwriting of commercial acquisitions and dispositions in the Western region. Previously, Ms. Cook was an asset manager for a residential investment company. She is past-President of the Orange County Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management and a member of Building Owners and Managers Association and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. She was selected as one of Real Estate Southern California’s 2008 Annual Women of Influence honorees. Ms. Cook is a Certified Property Manager. Education: University of California at Irvine, BA; MBA

James H. Daugherty
Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President of Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group responsible for commercial and industrial development and Lowe’s full service real estate management platform in the western region of the United States. His diverse experience includes commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential projects. He is a licensed general contractor in the State of California and a Communication & Technology Commissioner with the City of Calabasas.

Michael W. McNerney
Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President of Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group responsible for new business development and development projects in Orange and San Diego Counties. Mr. McNerney is also currently responsible for the $450 million public/private re-development of the San Diego County Operations Center, San Diego, CA and the County of Orange public/private redevelopment of a 100-acre portion of the former El Toro Marine Station in Irvine, CA. Previously, Mr. McNerney was Project Manager for S. Systems Corporation where he was involved with Air Force communications programs. He is a past-President and current board member of the San Diego Chapter of NAIOP, and a member of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He serves on the Steering Committee for the San Diego Business Leadership Alliance. Education: United States Air Force Academy, BS; Chapman University, MBA

Richard G. Newman, Jr.
President of Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group

President of Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group with overall responsibility commercial, multifamily and mixed-use property investment, development and asset management. He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, the Economic Development Corporation of Los Angeles and the Urban Land Institute, and an executive Board Member of the Los Angeles Urban Land Institute District Council. He serves on the Executive Board Committee of the West Los Angeles Council of Boy Scouts, Board of Trustees for Park Century School and the City of Hope Real Estate and Construction Executive Committee. Education: Stanford University, BS; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MS

Dick Poladian
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Lowe Enterprises and Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group. He oversees operations and functions including human resources, construction, finance and legal functions across the firm. Mr. Poladian previously worked in public accounting. He has served on the boards of the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University, the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce and the USC School of Policy Planning and Development. He serves on the board of directors of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Western Asset Management and Public Storage. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a member of the California Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of CPA’s. Education: Loyola Marymount University, BS

John R. Waggoner
President of Lowe Residential Corporation

President of Lowe Residential Corporation responsible for Lowe’s residential operations in Colorado, Texas and the Midwest. While with Lowe, Mr. Waggoner has been responsible for over $2 billion of institutionally owned real estate. Previously, Mr. Waggoner was an independent consultant involved in various aspects of development, management and marketing of real estate portfolios for institutional clients. Education: University of Colorado, BA; University of Colorado, School of Law, JD

Thomas W. Wulf
Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President of Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group, responsible for commercial property development and management in Southern California. He co-manages Lowe’s New Markets Tax Credits allocation and public-private partnership activities, and currently oversees the firm’s assignment with the cities of Culver City and Compton. His past developments include the 1.8 million square foot Exchange mixed-use development in Hawthorne, Calif., the 210,000-square-foot, three-building Calabasas Commerce Center and the 140,000-square foot Arboretum Courtyard in Santa Monica. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the International Council of Shopping Centers, the US Green Building Council, and serves on the Executive Board of Directors of the Southern California chapter of NAIOP. Mr. Wulf is a USGBC LEED Accredited Professional. Education: University of Southern California, BArchitecture; University of Southern California, MRED

Lowe Hospitality Group
John B. Platt, III
Director of Lowe Enterprises
Director and Chairman of Lowe Hospitality Group
Director and Chairman of Lowe Destination Development

Director of Lowe Enterprises, Director and Chairman of Lowe Hospitality Group and its primary subsidiaries: Destination Hotels & Resorts, Lowe’s hospitality management subsidiary; and Lowe Destination Development, Lowe’s hospitality development company. He was formerly President and CEO of Vacation Resorts, Inc., a resort and hotel management company that operated approximately 2,000 units in Colorado, Hawaii and Hilton Head, South Carolina. He also managed nationally televised sports events such as the PGA Heritage Golf Classic and The Family Circle Women’s Tennis Championship. Prior to entering the resort business, Mr. Platt was a practicing attorney. Education: Colgate University, BA; Duke University, JD

Robert J. Lowe, Jr.
President of Lowe Enterprises and Chief Executive Officer of Lowe Hospitality Group

Co-President of Lowe Enterprises and Chief Executive Officer of Lowe Hospitality Group, the hotel and resort management and development division of Lowe Enterprises. He oversees operations of Destination Hotels & Resorts, Lowe’s hospitality operations company. With more than 35 independent luxury and upscale hotels and resorts and over 9,000 rooms under management, Destination is one of the largest independent hospitality management companies in the country. He also oversees Lowe Destination Development, responsible for hospitality development, with well over $3 billion in projects over the last decade. Previously, Mr. Lowe was with Copley Real Estate Advisors where he was involved in acquisition, asset management and portfolio management. He is a past Trustee and President of the Palisades Presbyterian Church and serves Chairman of the Board of Managers of the Palisades-Malibu YMCA. Education: Stanford University, AB; University of California at Los Angeles, MBA

James Sabatier
President and COO, Destination Hotels and Resorts

President and COO of Destination Hotels and Resorts, Lowe’s hospitality management subsidiary. Previously, he was a senior executive with Starwood Hotels and Resorts, involved in determining the strategic direction, positioning and growth plan for the W Hotels brand. He also oversaw Starwood’s global investment team as it completed approximately 50 corporate and real estate transactions. Prior to that, he was a key member of the investment banking division of Montgomery Securities where he led the completion of merger, acquisition and equity transactions totaling more than $1 billion. Most recently, as the head of J. Sabatier & Company, he invested in commercial real estate assets while guiding the successful turnaround of a family-owned business. Education: Brown University, BA; Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Business, MBA

Jeffrey L. Allen
Executive Vice President, Lowe Destination Development

Executive Vice President of Lowe Enterprises, overseeing the firm’s institutional and distressed asset development management and asset management assignments. He also serves as Executive Vice President of Lowe Destination Development, directing all development, construction management and general contracting activities for the firm’s resort and resort community projects. Previously, Mr. Allen was the Senior Vice President of Construction for Lowe Enterprises. He also served as the Vice President of Construction for Watt Industries and Ahmanson Commercial Development. He has been involved with the development and construction of more than 15 million square feet of real estate projects of all types. Mr. Allen is a licensed General Contractor in the State of California. Education: California Polytechnic State University, BS

Roger Beck
Vice President of Destination Hotels & Resorts

Vice President of Destination Hotels & Resorts and Managing Director of Suncadia Resort and the Grizzly Ranch resort community development project. Previously, Mr. Beck served as President of Awosting Reserve and the Semiahmoo Company and as senior vice president of Vail Resorts Development Company. Review Board. Education: Washington State University, BA; Stanford University, MBA

Thomas R. Cullinan
Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Lowe Destination Development

Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Lowe Destination Development, responsible for business development and project management for resort developments in the desert area of California. Previously, Mr. Cullinan was Vice President/Project Director for Rancho La Quinta Country Club in La Quinta, California. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker, licensed California General Contractor and a member of the Urban Land Institute . Education: University of Memphis, BS cum laude.

Andre Fournier
Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing for Destination Hotels & Resorts

Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing for Destination Hotels & Resorts, responsible for shaping the firm’s global sales and marketing vision and culture, driving the annual business planning sales and marketing processes and developing brand-building strategies for the Destination portfolio and individual assets. He will serve on Destination’s executive committee and continue to collaborate with the national sales team on strategic sales programs and supporting strategies for expansion. Fournier will play a major role in working with business development to secure new management contracts and property acquisitions to grow the company. He has been recognized by numerous industry organizations for his contributions to the profession over the years including being named one of HSMAI’s Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing. Education: Arizona State University, BS

Terri A. Haack
Vice President of Operations for Destination Hotels & Resorts
Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Terranea Resort

Vice President of Operations for Destination Hotels & Resorts and Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. She oversaw pre-opening operations and the successful June 2009 opening of the $480 million resort and continues to oversee daily operations. Previously she oversaw the redevelopment of Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston, SC. She was also the executive vice president and managing director of Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, VA, and has over 30 years of experience managing hotels and resorts nationwide. She serves on the board of directors of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, American Hotel & Lodging Association (representing the national resort sector) the AH&LA Resort Committee, the California Hotel Association and Women in Lodging as a founding member. She was honored as the 2010 Hotelier of the Year for California and as 2010 Outstanding Hotelier by AH&ULA. In 2011 her business accomplishments were recognized by both the Los Angeles Business Journal and the Daily Breeze. Education: University of Phoenix, BS; MA

John Hemphill
Senior Vice President
Chief Administrative Officer of Lowe Hospitality Group

Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Lowe Hospitality Group, currently involved in resort/residential community operations nationwide. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of Vacation Resorts where he managed all aspects of resort/residential community assets, including golf courses, tennis facilities, marinas, condominium associations, conference centers, restaurants and hotel and condominium rental operations. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer of Grubb & Ellis Development Co. and a staff accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. Education: University of Washington, BA; Stanford University, MBA

Mark F. Hickey
Senior Vice President US Hospitality Operations for Destination Hotels & Resorts

Senior Vice President Hospitality Operations for Destination Hotels & Resorts, with executive oversight and operational responsibility for the firm’s hotels, resorts and conference centers nationwide. He also oversees implementation of various portfolio-wide initiatives, including organizational development and training, guest experience and service and risk management. Previously, Mr. Hickey held various positions in the hospitality industry, including property positions of General Manager, Regional Manager of Management Services for AIRCOA and Vice President of Operations for Metro Hotels in Dallas, Texas. Education: Berkshire Community College, AA

Ted R. Lennon
President of Lowe Destination Development, Desert

President, Lowe Destination Development, Desert and Senior Vice President of Long Point Development, LLC. He developed The Reserve, a $500 million golf course community in Indian Wells, California and Stone Eagle Golf Club in Palm Desert. Currently he is acting as Director of Sales and Marketing for Real Estate at the company’s $500 million Terranea Resort. Previously, Mr. Lennon completed the Terraces at The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, Lowe’s $55 million luxury condominium project. He is a licensed real estate broker and serves as Chairman Emeritus and Founder of the Friends of the Desert Mountains, a non-political land trust active in the Coachella Valley. US Army: Captain & Vietnam V.A.; Education: Loyola University of Los Angeles, BS

Thomas P. Luersen
Executive Vice President of Lowe Hospitality Group

Executive Vice President of Lowe Hospitality Group and Chief Operating Office of Lowe Resort Communities responsible for oversight of all existing hospitality operations and development activities in the Pacific Northwest, as well as new hospitality business development. Previously, Mr. Luerson held senior resort and hospitality executive positions with the Woodlands Corporation, Busch Properties Inc. – Kingsmill Resort and Gaylord Resorts. He is an active member of the AH&LA Resort Committee, the Urban Land Institute, the Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association Foundation Board, the Central Oregon Visitors Association, the Cascade Culinary Institute Steering Committee, Wonderland Express Board of Directors, the Oregon State University-Cascades Foundation Board of Directors and a past two-term member and Chairman of the Oregon Tourism Commission. Education: Florida International University, BS

Greg Miller
Regional Vice President of Destination Hotels & Resorts

Regional Vice President of Destination Hotels & Resorts responsible for the Southwest region. He oversees operations at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa, Tempe Mission Palms Hotel & Conference Center, Inn and Spa at Loretto, Miramonte Resort & Spa, Resort at Squaw Creek, Vail Cascade Resort and Inverness Hotel & Conference Center. Previously, Mr. Miller spent 15 years with Hyatt Resorts. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association, Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau and Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and is past chairman of the Valley Hotel & Resort Association. Education: State University of New York at Binghamton, BA

James E. Pavisha
Senior Vice President of Destination Hotels & Resorts

Senior Vice President of Destination Hotels & Resorts, responsible for all major capital projects, due diligence, renovations and development of long term capital plans and strategies for DH&R properties, as well as operations management of the Mountain area and Hawaii condominiums. He oversaw the firm’s successful development program at Sunriver Resort in Central Oregon. He previously served as a Project Executive for the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company overseeing property development and construction. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of Keystone Resort in Colorado and an original member of the development team. Education: University of Santa Clara, BA

Shirli J. Sensenbrenner
Vice President of Destination Hotels & Resorts

Vice President and Director of Capital Projects for Destination Hotels and Resorts, responsible for the hotel portfolio’s capital planning from budgeting through design and construction. She consults with the firm’s acquisition team on analysis of potential investments and is involved in the repositioning of both new hotel acquisitions and existing assets. Her most recent projects include the $19 million upgrade of the Intercontinental Tampa and the $25 million repositioning of the L’Auberge Del Mar. She previously held senior designer and project leader positions with architectural and design firms. Education: University of Cincinnati, BS

Matthew H. Walker
Executive Vice President of Lowe Destination Development

Executive Vice President of Lowe Destination Development, with overall responsibility for sales and marketing of the company’s resort development projects. Mr. Walker has also had responsibility for the company’s business development efforts. Previously, he was an architect in San Francisco and Los Angeles. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Urban Land Institute. Education: Cornell University, BArchitecture; University of California Los Angeles, MBA

William T. Wethe
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lowe Enterprises and Lowe Hospitality Group with executive responsibility for all financial management functions including accounting, cash management, financial reporting, financial analysis, income taxes, information technology and risk management. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer of Larwin Company, a land development and home building company, and an Audit Manager with Ernst & Young in Los Angeles. Mr. Wethe is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Urban Land Institute, the American Institute of CPA’s and the California Society of CPA’s. Education: University of Southern California, BS cum laude.