Jan Hanak is Vice President of Marketing + Communications for Regency Centers.
Jan leads Regency's marketing, communications, and market research team, directing all corporate, brand, and property marketing activities for 480+ shopping centers nationwide.
Jan joined Regency in 2010, serving as a Marketing Design Manager and helping to lead Regency through a significant rebrand in 2012. He assumed the role of Vice President in 2015, growing the marketing team into a best-in-class in-house agency for the company. In 2021, Jan earned the Joan and Martin E. Stein, Sr. Award, Regency's highest honor, recognizing employees' business acumen and ethical standards.
Before joining Regency, Jan served as Director of Design and Interactive for a full-service advertising agency in Florida. He has also worked in various creative capacities for organizations, including MCI, Chemence, and Citi. Jan's focus is a design-minded view toward marketing and communications with a keen eye toward emerging marketing technologies and demographic/psychographic trends.
Jan earned a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Florida, is a member of ICSC, and is a board member for Downtown Vision, Inc., the Business Improvement District for Downtown Jacksonville. He is also a member of Leadership Jacksonville's class of 2024 and volunteers with the United Way, HabiJax, SisterHermana, and other local charities.
Jan enjoys spending time with his wife near the water, exploring their hometown of Saint Augustine and the rest of Florida. They also take turns visiting their two daughters at their rival schools, the University of Florida and Florida State University.