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Daniel M. DuPree


Daniel M. DuPree has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since April  2018.  Prior to that time, he served as Vice Chairman of the Board from August 2012 to April 2018 and as Chief Investment Officer from January 2014 to April  2018. Mr. DuPree has over 30 years of real estate experience in shopping center management, leasing and development. From March 2009 until February 2012, he served as Chief Executive Officer for The Reynolds Cos., a real estate development company in Atlanta, Georgia. From 1992 to March 2009, Mr. DuPree was President and Chief Operating Officer for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE: CUZ). From 1982 to 1992, he served as Chief Executive Officer of New Market Development Company, a shopping center management and development company which he founded in 1982. From 1976 to 1982, Mr. DuPree served as an Executive Vice President for Post Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PPS) where he was responsible for shopping center management, leasing and development. From 1974 to 1976, Mr. Dupree was a commercial real estate broker for Coldwell Banker and Company.

Mr. DuPree currently serves as a board member of the University of Florida-College of Business Administration, Cornerstone Bank and is a current member and former Board Chair of the Executive Committee of Midtown Alliance.  He is also a member emeritus of the Board of Trustees for the Lovett School as well as the Board of Directors of Breakthrough Atlanta, a nationwide supplemental education program for inner city children.  Mr. DuPree has served as an advisory board member of the Wake Forest University Calloway School of Business and on the Emory University Board of Visitors.  He has also served as Capital Campaign Chair of the Atlanta Community Food Bank. and Transportation Committee Chair for the Metropolitan Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Mr. DuPree received his Bachelor of Science Business Administration degree from the University of Florida.