Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) announced today the promotion of
Gerald Crump to Senior Vice President of Leasing, Miles Sanchez to
Senior Vice President of Leasing, Mickey Townsell to Senior Vice
President of Human Resources and Michelle Wiggs to Vice President of
Gerald Crump, Senior Vice President of Leasing
Gerald joined Weingarten in 1999 and was promoted to Vice President of
Leasing for the Central Region in 2007. In his role as Senior Vice
President, Gerald manages approximately 14 million square feet and leads
the Central Region’s leasing, new development, acquisitions,
dispositions and new development efforts.
Miles Sanchez, Senior Vice President of Leasing
Miles has a combined tenure with Weingarten of 14 years. Miles leads the
Mountain and Western Regions consisting of over 12 million square feet.
In his role as Senior Vice President, Miles will continue to balance and
improve the existing portfolio while focusing on growth opportunities in
acquisitions and new development.
Mickey Townsell, Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Mickey joined Weingarten in 2005 as Vice President of Human Resources,
bringing with him over 25 years of human resource and employee benefit
expertise. Mickey is a graduate of Sam Houston State University and
holds a degree in Finance. In his role as Senior Vice President, Mickey
will continue to align the company’s human resources function in ways
that supports our business goals.
Michelle Wiggs, Vice President of Investor Relations
Michelle joined the company in 2002 as an Accounting Manager. In 2006,
Michelle moved to the Leasing department as the Director of Operational
Analysis where she worked to streamline the analysis of operational
performance. In her role as Vice President of Investor Relations,
Michelle will continue to manage the Investor Relations, Financial
Analysis & Planning, and Operational Analysis areas. Michelle is a CPA
and holds a Masters in Professional Accounting Degree from the
University of Texas.
"These Associates are an integral part of the Company’s overall success,
their promotions reflect our acknowledgment in their ability and the
contributions they make to Weingarten," stated Drew Alexander, President
and Chief Executive Officer.
About Weingarten Realty Investors
Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE: WRI) is a commercial real estate
owner, manager and developer. At December 31, 2012, the Company owned or
operated under long-term leases, either directly or through its interest
in real estate joint ventures or partnerships, a total of 292 developed
income-producing properties and 2 properties under various stages of
construction and development. The total number of properties includes
288 neighborhood and community shopping centers and 6 other operating
properties located in 21 states spanning the country from coast to coast
representing approximately 53.7 million square feet. To learn more about
the Company’s operations and growth strategies, please visit www.weingarten.com.