Lisa Palmer has been our President since January 1, 2016 and Chief Financial Officer since January 2013.
From 2013 to 2015, she was our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and prior to that, served as Senior Vice President of Capital Markets from 2003 until 2013. She served as Senior Manager of Investment Services in 1996 and assumed the role of Vice President of Capital Markets in 1999.
Prior to joining Regency, Ms. Palmer worked with Accenture, formerly Andersen Consulting Strategic Services, as a consultant in Atlanta and as a financial analyst for General Electric.
Ms. Palmer earned her M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and received her bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Virginia. She is a director and chairperson of the compensation committee of ESH Hospitality, Inc., an owner/operator of hotels, and Brooks Health System, a private healthcare organization. She is also a board member for the United Way of Northeast Florida, an advisory board member for the Florida Institute of CFOs, a member of ULI, and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.