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Our Advisory Board

The Leonard W. Wood Center advisory board is made up of friends of the UNC Real Estate Program who have a meaningful connection to the program as alumni, industry professionals, parents, etc. and have a vested interest in the future of the Wood Center. Through annual meetings, committee work and impactful financial contributions, advisory board members support UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School in the pursuit of its vision to be the global leader in real estate education.

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Leo Horey

Leo Horey

Board Chair

Leo Horey

Leo Horey

MBA Class of 1990

Nina Albert

Nina Albert

Nina Albert

Nina Albert

Commissioner of the Public Buildings Service | General Services Administration
MBA Class of 2002
MCRP Class of 2002

David Benson

David Benson

David Benson

David Benson

CEO | Morningstar Properties
MBA Class of 1996

Charlie Brindell

Charles Brindell Jr.

Charles Brindell Jr.

Charlie Brindell

AB Class of 1971

Jessica Brock

Jessica Brock

Jessica Brock

Jessica Brock

Partner | Longfellow Real Estate Partners
BSBA Class of 1997

Kimberly Bucklew

Kim Bucklew

Kim Bucklew

Kimberly Bucklew

Managing Director | Alliance Residential
BSBA Class of 2005
MBA Class of 2011

Jordan Clark

Jordan Clark

Jordan Clark

Jordan Clark

Founder & CEO | Clark Ventures
MBA Class of 1985

Ross Cowan Jr.

Ross Cowan Jr.

Ross Cowan Jr.

Ross Cowan Jr.

Principal | Cowan Company LLC
MBA Class of 1999

Steven Cumbie

Stephen Cumbie

Stephen Cumbie

Steven Cumbie

President | NVCommercial
MBA Class of 1973

Ryan Dearborn

Ryan Dearborn

Ryan Dearborn

Ryan Dearborn

Chairman | Wood Partners
MBA Class of 1996

Jatin Desai

Jatin Desai

Jatin Desai

Jatin Desai

CIO | Peachtree Hotel Group
BSBA Class of 2005

MIke Ecklund

Mike Ecklund

Mike Ecklund

MIke Ecklund

Principal | Morningside Capital
University of Texas, Masters in Accounting & Finance

Danion Fielding

Danion Fielding

Danion Fielding

Danion Fielding

CFO | Shelter Acquisition Corp
MBA Class of 2005

Wes Fuller

Wes Fuller

Wes Fuller

Wes Fuller

Executive Managing Director | Greystar
MBA Class of 2003

Eric Gaaserud

Eric Gaaserud

Eric Gaaserud

Eric Gaaserud

Managing Director | JP Morgan
MBA Class of 1997

Andrea Gourdine

Andrea Gourdine

Andrea Gourdine

Andrea Gourdine

Director, Development | Aria Development Group

MBA Class of 2012

Rob Greer

Rob Greer

Rob Greer

Rob Greer

Founder & Principal | Tulach Investments
MBA Class of 1985

Kent Griffin Jr.

Kent Griffin Jr.

Kent Griffin Jr.

Kent Griffin Jr.

Managing Director | PHICAS Investors
MBA Class of 1999

Annie Hirst

Annie Evans Hirst

Annie Evans Hirst

Annie Hirst

Vice-President of Development | AMLI Development Company
MBA Class of 2011

Turner Inscoe

Turner Inscoe

Turner Inscoe

Turner Inscoe

Director of Multifamily Development | Silverwing Partners
MBA Class of 2006

Geordy Johnson

Geordy Johnson

Geordy Johnson

Geordy Johnson

President | Johnson Management, LLC
MBA Class of 2013

Chris Keber

Christopher Keber

Christopher Keber

Chris Keber

Founder & CEO | Shelter Acquisition Corp
MBA Class of 2002

Laine Kenan

Laine Kenan

Laine Kenan

Laine Kenan

Partner | Taurus Investment Holdings
BSBA Class of 1987

Shawn Kimble

Shawn Kimble

Shawn Kimble

Shawn Kimble

Managing Director | Barings Real Estate Advisor
MBA Class of 2013

Kirk Mobley

Kirk Mobley

Kirk Mobley

Kirk Mobley

Vice-President | HEM Family Office
MBA Class of 2013

Heather Meyerdirk

Heather Meyerdirk

Heather Meyerdirk

Heather Meyerdirk

Senior Managing Director and Head of Capital Strategies & Formation | DivcoWest

MBA Class of 2011

Kelly Nagel

Kelly Sewell Nagel

Kelly Sewell Nagel

Kelly Nagel

Founder | Residy
MBA Class of 2008

Laura Oslick

Laura Oslick

Laura Oslick

Laura Oslick

Vice-President of Alternatives Capital Markets and Strategy | Goldman Sachs

MBA Class of 2012

Pete Otteni

Pete Otteni

Pete Otteni

Pete Otteni

EVP, Co-Head of Washington, DC Region | Boston Properties
MBA Class of 2000

Roger Pratt

Roger Pratt

Roger Pratt

Roger Pratt

Silas Realty Trust
MCRP Class of 1976
MBA Class of 1982

Donna Preiss

Donna Preiss

Donna Preiss

Donna Preiss

Founder & CEO | Preiss Companies
AB Class of 1973

Tom Regnell

Tom Regnell

Tom Regnell

Tom Regnell

MBA Class of 1992

Will Renner

Will Renner

Will Renner

Will Renner

Managing Director | Hines

MBA Class of 2014

Kai Reynolds

Kai Reynolds

Kai Reynolds

Kai Reynolds

Chief Development Officer | JBG Smith
MBA Class of 2000

Caitlin Shelby

Caitlin Shelby

Caitlin Shelby

Caitlin Shelby

Partner | Wood Partners
MBA Class of 2012

William Spransy

William Spransy

William Spransy

William Spransy

Chief Financial Officer | Eller Capital Partners

MBA Class of 2010

Robert Turner

Robert Turner

Robert Turner

Robert Turner

Executive Vice President | The Brookdale Group
BSBA Class of 1998

Stephen Van Dusen

Stephen Van Dusen

Stephen Van Dusen

Stephen Van Dusen

Managing Director | Eastdil Secured
MBA Class of 1999

Pamela West

Pamela Watkins-West

Pamela Watkins-West

Pamela West

Managing Director | Nuveen
MBA Class of 2007

Paul Whyte

Paul Whyte

Paul Whyte

Paul Whyte

Managing Director | Wells Fargo
MBA Class of 1988

Leonard Wood

Leonard Wood

Leonard Wood

Leonard Wood

Partner | GLJ Partners
MBA Class of 1972

Leonard Wood Jr.

Leonard Wood Jr.

Leonard Wood Jr.

Leonard Wood Jr.

Senior Managing Director | Trammell Crow Residential
BSBA Class of 1997
MBA Class of 2003