Movers and Shakers Week Ending 03.29.19
Northstar Announces New Chief Operations Officer, Tim Lorman
This week, Northstar Commercial Partners announced the hiring of Tim Lorman as the company’s new chief operations officer. Northstar’s Former Chief Operations Officer, Scott Gibler will now be the chief investment officer.
Mr. Lorman brings over 20 years of commercial real estate experience to Northstar, specifically focused on driving growth and managing teams. Prior to joining Northstar, Tim has served as a senior executive at CBRE, Colliers, Serco, TIAA-CREF, and Gensler.
“We couldn’t be more excited to have Tim join Northstar,” stated Brian Watson, Chairman and CEO of Northstar Commercial Partners. “It’s clear that Tim has the expertise and experience to drive significant growth while also promoting a positive company culture.”
As a part of this process, Northstar is pleased to announce that former Chief Operations Officer, Scott Gibler, has accepted a new role as the company’s Chief Investment Officer. In this role, Scott will help vet all major property investment decisions for the company.
“Scott has been a key decision maker for our organization since he started with us in 2016,” continued Watson. “At Northstar, we love promoting our own employees, which is why I was thrilled to give Scott his new CIO title. I have no doubt that Scott’s 20+ years of experience in commercial real estate investing will help us make even more calculated, objective decisions moving forward.”
CRL Associates Announces Two New Hires
CRL Associates. a Denver-based public affairs firm, announced two new hires: Danielle Glover as account executive and Zacary Sanfilippo as associate.
Danielle Glover has been a Government Affairs standout in the State of Colorado for more than a dozen years. Throughout the years she has worked on legislative and regulatory affairs issues across all fifty states, from her home base here in Colorado. In addition to her professional responsibilities Danielle has also been active in political organizing across Colorado and at the national level, working hard to engage young people in the political process through education and strategic communications on social media and other platforms.
Zachary Sanfilippo joins the CRL team with a dual professional background in English and Government Affairs. Since studying at the University of Denver and earning degrees in both fields, he has worked in several professional roles across these spectrums. During his school experience he was selected for an internship with the Governor’s Office where he had the chance to support both the legislative and legal counsel teams. learning much about his new home State.
Brinkman Construction Promotes Dave Maddocks to Director of Finance and Accounting
Dave Maddocks was recently promoted to director of Finance and Accounting for Brinkman Construction.
Dave holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Colorado.
Dave spent the first part of his career in public accounting and auditing for government institutions before joining Brinkman Construction to lead the company’s accounting team in financial analysis and budgeting.
In his new position as director of Finance and Accounting, Dave will lead forecasting and financial analysis, as well as implementing programs to increase financial literacy across the organization and maximize return on financial assets by improving financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems.
Cresa Advisor Tapped for Denver Children’s Home Board of Directors
Cresa advisor, Rob Anderson, has joined the board of directors for the Denver Children’s Home. The oldest nonprofit in Colorado, it restores hope and health to traumatized children and families through a comprehensive array of therapeutic, educational, and community-based services. As a board member, Rob will provide counsel and fundraising support as well as sit on the development committee.
“My goal with any board that I serve on is to make sure it has a direct impact on the community,” said Rob Anderson. “The Denver Children’s Home provides data-driven solutions that help the children and families in Denver that need it most.”
Prior to starting his career in real estate, Rob was an associate director in Stanford University’s Development Office, helping to set all-time fundraising records for both the young alumni and annual fund teams. Before that, he worked on both state and federal-level campaigns in Iowa and spent years as a political consultant in Washington D.C.
Julie Underdahl, Cherry Creek North Business Improvement District President & CEO, to Leave Post
The Cherry Creek North Business Improvement District (BID) announced this week that Julie Underdahl, president & CEO, will step down from her position in April. Underdahl joined Cherry Creek North in 2007 and is the longest serving president & CEO in the BID’s history.
“We’re grateful for her leadership as president & CEO and her role in transforming Cherry Creek North into a top urban lifestyle destination and community,” said Eric Buchanan, Cherry Creek North BID chairman. “Julie played a major role in helping Cherry Creek North evolve into a top visitor destination and premier mixed-use district. We wish her continued success in her professional career.”
“I have enjoyed my time as the Business Improvement District’s president & CEO and am very proud of our accomplishments together. Cherry Creek North is a special place. It has truly been my pleasure to serve the community,” said Underdahl, who will be leaving the BID to start her own consulting firm.
The BID executive committee has appointed BID senior director of marketing and community relations, Jenny Starkey, as the Interim CEO for the BID. Starkey has been involved in the district for the past four years and is committed to the long-term success of Cherry Creek North. A search committee will be formed to find a permanent replacement for Underdahl.