Paula J. Saban

Chairperson of the Board

Paula J. Saban

Paula Saban has been the Interim Chairperson of the Board of Directors of InvenTrust Properties since August 2017 and a Director since October 2004. She brings more than 25 years of financial services and banking industry experience to her leadership role. 

Saban began her career in 1978 with Continental Bank, which later merged into Bank of America. From 1978 to 1990, she held various consultative sales roles in treasury management and traditional lending areas, managed client service teams and developed numerous client satisfaction programs. In 1990, Saban began designing and implementing various financial solutions for clients with Bank of America’s Private Bank and Banc of America Investment Services, Inc. Her clients included top management of publicly held companies and entrepreneurs. In addition to managing a diverse client portfolio, Saban was responsible for client management and overall client satisfaction. She retired from Bank of America in 2006 as a Senior Vice President/Private Client Manager. Together with her husband, Saban owns a construction products company, Newport Distribution, Inc., of which she is secretary and treasurer, and a principal stockholder. 

She is a former President of the Fairview Elementary School PTA and former Trustee of both the Goodman Theatre and Urban Gateways. She served as Legislative Chair of Illinois PTA District 37 and as liaison to the No Child Left Behind Task Force of School District 54. She is currently a project-based development director at the Association of Interim Executives and has previously served as a Board Member of Hands On Suburban Chicago.

 

Paula J. Saban

Chairperson of the Board

Thomas F. Glavin

Director

Thomas F. Glavin

Since October 2007, Thomas F. Glavin has been a Director of InvenTrust Properties. His more than 29 years of accounting experience affords him valuable insight with regard to financial risk, reporting and internal controls.

Glavin is the owner of certified public accounting firm, Thomas F. Glavin & Associates, Inc. He began his career at Vavrus & Associates, a real estate firm in Joliet, Illinois that owned and managed apartment buildings and health clubs. Glavin then joined Touche Ross & Co., where he specialized in international taxation.

In addition to his accounting experience, Glavin has also been involved in the real estate business for nearly 20 years. Since 1997, he has been a Partner in Gateway Homes, which has zoned, developed and manages a 440-unit manufactured home park in Frankfort, Illinois.

Thomas F. Glavin

Director

Thomas P. McGuinness

Director

Thomas P. McGuinness

Thomas P. McGuinness has been a Director of InvenTrust Properties since February 2015 and currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. His career in the commercial real estate industry spans 35 years and includes leadership positions with notable industry associations. McGuinness was appointed as a director of InvenTrust Properties in February 2015, Chief Executive Officer in November 2014 and has served as President since the Company initiated its self-management transactions in March 2014. Prior to the self-management transactions, McGuinness had been President and Principal Executive Officer of the Company since September 2012 and President of the former business manager since January 2012. Before that, he had been President of the Company’s former property manager. McGuinness is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Illinois and holds CLS and CSM accreditations from the International Council of Shopping Centers. He previously served as the president of the Chicagoland Apartment Association and as the Regional Vice President of the National Apartment Association. McGuinness also served on the board of directors of the Apartment Building Owners and Managers Association, and was a trustee with the Service Employees’ Local No. 1 Health and Welfare Fund and its Pension Fund. He is an Executive Committee member of InvenTrust’s retail joint venture entity IAGM Retail Fund I, L.L.C.

 

Thomas P. McGuinness

Director

Julian E. Whitehurst

Director

Julian E. Whitehurst

Julian E. Whitehurst has been a Director of InvenTrust Properties since March 2016. Mr. Whitehurst has served as President of National Retail Properties, a publicly-traded single-tenant retail property REIT, since 2006, and as Chief Operating Officer since 2004. In these roles, he is responsible for all aspects of operations for the REIT, including acquisitions, dispositions, development, asset management, underwriting, human resources and legal. Mr. Whitehurst also served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of National Retail Properties from 2003 to 2006.

Prior to joining National Retail Properties, Mr. Whitehurst was a shareholder at the law firm of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., where he practiced business and real estate law for over 20 years. He specialized in the representation of institutional investors in general business and real estate acquisition, disposition, finance and development.

 

Julian E. Whitehurst

Director

Michael A. Stein

Director

Michael A. Stein

Michael Stein has been a Director of InvenTrust Properties since November 2016. Mr. Stein served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ICOS Corporation, a biotechnology company, from 2001 until its acquisition by Eli Lilly in 2007. Prior thereto, Mr. Stein was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nordstrom, Inc. from 1998 to 2000, and served in various capacities with Marriott International, Inc. from 1989 to 1998, including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1993 to 1998. Previously, Mr. Stein spent nearly 20 years at Arthur Andersen LLP, where he was a Partner.

Mr. Stein has served on the Board of Directors of Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIMCO), a New York Stock Exchange listed public real estate investment trust focused on the ownership and management of apartment communities located in large markets in the United States, since 2004. He is currently the chairman of the audit committee and a member of the compensation and human resources, nominating and corporate governance, and redevelopment and construction committees at AIMCO. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Providence Health & Services, a not-for-profit health system, from 2008 to 2016, and the Boards of Nautilus, Inc., Getty Images, Inc. and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Mr. Stein has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland.

 

Michael A. Stein

Director

Scott A. Nelson

Director

Scott A. Nelson

Scott Nelson has been a Director of InvenTrust Properties since November 2016. Mr. Nelson is Principal of SAN Prop Advisors, a retail real estate advisory firm that he started in early 2016. Clients of SAN Prop Advisors have included large retailers, developers and other corporations. Prior thereto, he served in various real estate capacities, including senior vice president positions, at Target Corporation, a general merchandise retailer, since 1995. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Target Properties - Canada from 2015 to 2016; Senior Vice President, Target Properties – U.S in 2014; and Senior Vice President, Target Real Estate from 2007 to 2014. In these roles, he was instrumental in the acquisition, development and optimization of Target’s retail real estate portfolio. Previously, Mr. Nelson spent 10 years at Mervyn’s, a West Coast department store where he served in various positions including Director of Real Estate. He has a CRX (Certified Retail Property Executive) designation from the International Council of Shopping Centers. Since 2009, Mr. Nelson has served as a board member of Heart of America, a non-profit focused on volunteering and learning environments in schools. Mr. Nelson received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Science degree from the University of Minnesota.

 

Scott A. Nelson

Director

Stuart Aitken

Director

Stuart Aitken

Stuart Aitken has been a Director since December 2017. Mr. Aitken brings an extensive background in technology, marketing and executive operating experience for large organizations. He has years of relevant industry experience in retail and consumer data analytics.

Mr. Aitken is a seasoned technology and marketing executive who currently serves as Group Vice President of The Kroger Co. and Chief Executive Officer of 84.51°, a wholly owned data analytics subsidiary of The Kroger Co. He leads a team of nearly 800 associates as they work together with leading companies to put the consumer at the center of their business decisions. During the six years prior to his current role, Mr. Aitken was CEO of dunnhumbyUSA, a predecessor organization to 84.51°. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for arts-and-crafts retailer Michael’s Stores. Previously, he led marketing strategies, loyalty marketing, data analytics, innovation and category management at Safeway, Inc. for nearly a decade.

Mr. Aitken received Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in Information Management from Queen Margaret University and University of Strathclyde, respectively.

Stuart Aitken

Director

Amanda Black

Director

Amanda Black

Ms. Black serves as a Managing Director and Regional Portfolio Manager of Northwood Securities, where she is responsible for managing all of the firm’s North American investments. Prior to joining Northwood Securities, she was a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Ascent Investment Advisors, where she co-managed a global REIT mutual fund and hedge fund for almost four years. Previously, Ms. Black served as a Vice President at Colony Capital where she was Co-Portfolio Manager for a long-short global real estate hedge fund and a long-only international real estate fund. She also previously served as a Director at UBS Investment Bank where she led portfolio management of the UBS Proprietary U.S. Real Estate Long-Short Equity Portfolio.

Ms. Black received a B.S. in Business and Administration from Southern Illinois University and an MBA with an emphasis on International Business from Saint Louis University. She earned her CPA license in 2001 and her CFA designation in 2005.

Amanda Black

Director

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