Movers and Shakers Week Ending 09.17.21
Atlas Real Estate Emphasizes Culture and Talent with New Hire
Atlas Real Estate, a Denver-based residential real estate brokerage and property management company, announced the addition of Christopher Frierson as vice president of Talent and Culture. In this newly created role, Frierson will continue to advance and shape the firm’s culture across its markets.
“Christopher has an impressive track record of calibrating teams for passion and growth, and we’re confident he’s the right person to help us capitalize on our rapid expansion over the last few years,” said Tony Julianelle, CEO of Atlas Real Estate. “Our commitment to uplifting humanity through real estate is a defining element of our culture. Christopher will be tasked with attracting talent and cultivating a team who shares our passion for serving others.”
Atlas currently maintains a presence in eight markets throughout the western United States. Frierson will lead recruitment and retention efforts in each of these markets as well as create long-range strategic goals in line with the company’s aggressive growth plans. Providing executive-level direction and support for human resource functions, he will additionally establish and implement human resources policies, procedures, and best practices, with a focus on talent development.
“I appreciate the opportunity to join a company whose commitment to creating more vibrant, equitable and connected communities aligns with my own values,” said Frierson. “Genuinely believing in what you do and the impact you can have on the lives of others is part of being a good leader. Atlas’ workplace culture is inspiring, and my goal is to help scale that spirit across all of our markets.”
Frierson comes to Atlas from Park Church in Denver, where he served as director of strategic development. With experience in the nonprofit, private and government sectors, Frierson offers a wealth of management knowledge, extensive capabilities in team alignment and growth, along with unique perspectives on cultural development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in human resources from Colorado Christian University and serves on boards for both Kaleidoscope Ministries and the Issachar Center for Urban Leadership.
First Onsite Property Restoration Welcomes New Human Resources Leader
First Onsite Property Restoration (First Onsite), one of the largest and fastest-growing emergency response planning, mitigation, and reconstruction service providers for commercial enterprises in North America, congratulates Tina Ballard, SPHR on her new role as senior vice president of Human Resources. Ms. Ballard brings 20 years of HR leadership experience to First Onsite. “One of our core values at First Onsite is providing a great employee experience. Tina will help us deliver that to our team members across all of our branches around the country. We are excited to have her on our leadership team,” stated Jeff Johnson, Global CEO, First Onsite.
As the Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Tina is responsible for the overall leadership, execution, and strategic planning of human resources for First Onsite across North America and abroad. She will oversee the ongoing reorganization of the Human Resources Department, improving recruiting operations, expansion of the HR Business Partner network, and the introduction of resources to address People Development, Total Rewards (compensation & benefits), and Human Resources Technology.
“I’m really excited to join First Onsite. The HR team will evolve to bring a higher level of support through a close working relationship with all relevant internal branches, regions, and corporate functions, while building a world-class HR function that supports our growth in the U.S., Canada and abroad,” shared Tina Ballard. She most recently served as head of Human Resources for Summit Materials; a $2B construction materials company with over 6,000 employees throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Hyde Development Announces New Hire
Minneapolis-based Hyde Development announced the addition of Tim D’Angelo, SIOR as senior development manager of Hyde’s Denver operations. Tim brings over 37 years of brokerage experience and a stellar reputation to the team.
Tim has sold over 2,000 acres of land and leased or sold more than 15 million square feet of industrial product throughout his career. An active member of the Denver CRE community, Tim has served as president of numerous industry organizations and is a beloved mentor to many. His expertise in the planning, development, and lease-up of large-scale industrial parks is a tremendous asset to the organization.
“Tim brings an established track record in successfully identifying, and leasing up, new industrial developments. We are grateful Tim has agreed to join our team to help us continue to grow in Denver,” says CEO Paul Hyde.
Hyde Development, in partnership with Mortenson Properties Inc., entered the Denver market in 2017 with the development of 76 Commerce Center, a 1.8 million SF park in Brighton, CO. In May 2021, Hyde and Mortenson kicked off the 5.5 million SF Highpoint Elevated industrial park, beginning with the construction of a 541,840 SF spec building. As Senior Development Manager, Tim will oversee all aspects of the Highpoint and 76 Commerce Center projects, as well as identify future opportunities for growth.