COO Moves this week include:
|ERA Real Estate||Unitas Global||InvenTrust Properties Corp.|
|tend.ly||NCI, Inc.||American Electric Power|
|Western Gas Partners, LP|
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ERA Real Estate [MADISON, NJ] announced that Dave Collins has assumed the position of Chief Operating Officer of ERA Franchise Systems LLC. Collins most recently served as Senior Vice President of Broker Services.
Unitas Global [LOS ANGELES, CA] announced the appointment of Ian Gillott as its new Chief Operations Officer. Gillott joins Unitas Global with nearly two decades of experience in senior executive positions across a wide range of industries.
InvenTrust Properties Corp. [DOWNERS GROVE, IL] announced it has appointed Ivy Greaner to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer, effective July 9, 2018. Greaner most recently served as Regional Vice President of FivePoint. Prior, Greaner was recruited to Lennar to build Lennar Commercial as the firm’s COO. Greaner served as Regional Vice President of FivePoint, previously COO for Lennar Urban, from 2016 to 2018. Prior to Lennar Commercial’s combination with Rialto in 2016, Greaner served as Executive Vice President and COO of Lennar Commercial for two years. From 1999 to 2014, Greaner served as Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Ram Realty Services. Previously, Greaner served as Principal and Owner of Gadinsky & Greaner, and the Director of Real Estate Services for Gadco Real Estate Company. Greaner serves on the Florida State University Real Estate Advisory Board, the International Council of Shopping Center’s National Economic Committee, and the committee’s Infrastructure Task Force.
NCI, Inc. [RESTON, VA] announced the promotion of Sandra Gillespie to chief operating officer. Gillespie previously served as NCI’s senior vice president and general manager of the company’s Agile and Analytics Sector. Gillespie brings more than 30 years of executive information technology experience to her role. Prior to joining NCI, Gillespie served as senior vice president of health and compliance programs for CGI Federal. Gillespie also served in executive roles at Federal Capgemini Government Solutions, GTSI, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and DynCorp.
American Electric Power [COLUMBUS, OH] (NYSE: AEP) has named Malcolm Smoak president and chief operating officer of its Southwestern Electric Power Co. utility company. Smoak has been serving as interim president and chief operating officer for SWEPCO. Smoak previously was vice president, Distribution Region Operations for SWEPCO with responsibility for the electric distribution system, engineering, operations, construction and maintenance for SWEPCO customers in Louisiana, Arkansas, northeast Texas and the Texas panhandle. Smoak joined SWEPCO in 1984 as a distribution engineer. Smoak has served in a variety of roles in metering, operations and engineering at SWEPCO. Smoak also co-led inspections and remediation of underground distribution networks for six AEP utility companies.
Western Gas Partners, LP [HOUSTON, TX] (NYSE: WES) and Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (NYSE: WGP) announced that their general partners have appointed Gennifer F. Kelly as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Kelly is currently Vice President, Midstream and Marketing at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. Prior to her current positions, Kelly held a variety of leadership roles within Anadarko including Director of Operations Transformation, Director of Strategic Planning and General Manager of East Texas and North Louisiana as well as a variety of engineering and operations focused positions. Kelly has been with Anadarko, or its predecessor companies, for over 20 years.