KAREN J. DEARING
Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Ms. Dearing has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President since 2008. She joined us in 1998 as the Director of Finance where she worked extensively with accounting and finance matters related to our ground-up developments and expansions. Ms. Dearing became our Corporate Controller in 2002 and Senior Vice President in 2006. She is responsible for the overall management of our information technology, accounting, tax and finance departments and all internal and external financial reporting. Prior to working for us, Ms. Dearing had over seven years of experience as the Financial Controller of a privately-owned automotive supplier and over four years of experience as a certified public accountant with Deloitte. Since December 2020, Ms. Dearing has served on the Board of Directors and audit committee of Agree Realty Corporation, a publicly-traded retail property REIT (NYSE: ADC).