Todd Chester, Chairman

Phoenix, Arizona –  Valley Partnership, the Valley’s leading voice for responsible development, recently elected their 2018 Board of Directors and Executive Committee.  The organization has continued to cultivate leadership throughout its membership, focused on those strong voices and employers who understand the need for thoughtful development in the Valley.

“Our Valley Partnership directors are leading some of the most exciting developments and redevelopment projects around Metro Phoenix. Their expertise will directly support Valley Partnership and our mission to work collaboratively with regulators and policymakers to continue to thoughtfully grow our region and its economic base,” said Cheryl Lombard, President/CEO of Valley Partnership.

On December 1, 2017, the Valley Partnership Board of Directors unanimously approved its Board Officers for 2018 and its Board of Director Nominees for their terms as voting and ex-officio members.

Board Officers for 2018:
Todd Chester, WDP Partners – Chair
Jill Hegardt, DMB – Vice Chair
Tim Brislin, Harvard Investments – Treasurer
Jim Kenny, El Dorado Holdings – Secretary
Brett Hopper, The OPUS Group – Past Chair
Jay Kramer, Fennemore Craig, P.C. – General Counsel

Board of Directors:
Chris Anaradian, Town of Queen Creek
Lisa Atkins, Arizona State Land Department
Bob Bambauer, Sunbelt Holdings
Rob Bassett, Pederson Group
Chapin Bell, P.B. Bell Companies
Molly Ryan Carson, RYAN Companies
John Creer, ASU
Brandon Dillingham, HINES
Mari Flynn, Ashton Woods
Molly Greene, Salt River Project
Dena Jones, Fidelity National Title
Bryce Lloyd, FirstBank
Nicole Maas, Kitchell
Michael Martin, APS
Rusty Mitchell, Luke Air Force Base
Jeff Moloznik, RED Development
Carolyn Oberholtzer, Bergin, Frakes, Smalley & Oberholtzer
Garrett Newland, Macerich
Laura Ortiz, Evergreen DevCo
Michele Pino, Land Advisors
Paul Rhodes, Vestar
Alan Stephenson, City of Phoenix
Pat Williams, JLL

Valley Partnership is the Valley of the Sun’s premier advocacy group for responsible development. For more than 30 years, Valley Partnership has represented the commercial, industrial and master-planned community industries and presented a balanced, pro-development perspective. Valley Partnership provides the best education and networking opportunities for commercial real estate professionals.