Experience + Foresight
Scott W. Fordham
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Scott W. Fordham is president, chief executive officer, and director of TIER REIT, Inc. Mr. Fordham has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate with an emphasis on strategy, transactions, financial forecasting, and capital markets. In May 2008, Mr. Fordham joined TIER REIT’s former advisor in an effort to assemble a dedicated management team, and has served as president of TIER REIT since 2013 and chief executive officer and director since 2014. Prior to TIER REIT, Mr. Fordham was an executive with Prentiss Properties Trust, a publicly-traded REIT, and its successor, Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN), along with Apartment Investment and Management Company (NYSE: AIV).
Dallas E. Lucas
Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
Dallas E. Lucas is our chief financial officer with a depth of financial and real estate experience, serving most recently as chief financial officer of Intrawest ULC. Prior to joining the Intrawest team, Mr. Lucas was a founding partner of Pacshore Partners, and formerly served as chief executive officer, president and director at Pacific Office Properties Trust, Inc. and as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Maguire Properties, Inc.
William J. Reister
Chief Investment Officer & Executive Vice President
William J. Reister is our chief investment officer and executive vice president and previously served as our senior vice president - capital markets. Mr. Reister has over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, including investment management, finance, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, property management, accounting and reporting. In November 2009, Mr. Reister joined the dedicated management team assembled by our former advisor to focus exclusively on our finance and investment management matters.
Telisa Webb Schelin
Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President & Secretary
Telisa Webb Schelin is our chief legal officer, executive vice president and secretary. Ms. Schelin is responsible for all legal aspects of the company, including corporate governance; public company reporting; securities offerings; mergers and acquisitions; investor relations; lease and contract administration; risk management; labor and employment matters; litigation management; and finance, real estate and commercial business transactions. Ms. Schelin has 15 years of experience in corporate, securities and regulatory matters. In February 2008, she became part of the dedicated management team assembled by our former advisor to focus exclusively on our legal and related matters.
James E. Sharp
Executive Vice President - Capital Markets
James E. Sharp is our executive vice president – capital markets, overseeing debt and equity matters along with financial modeling, planning and analysis. Mr. Sharp has more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting with both public and private real estate companies. In October 2010, Mr. Sharp joined the dedicated management team assembled by our former advisor, serving as chief accounting officer through May 2017 and as executive vice president since July 2015.