The following individuals have specific skills and abilities that will benefit you and your organization. Ken Blanchard frequently says “None of us are as smart as all of us”. Dallas is proud to recommend the following individuals to clients and will work with these people on teams to meet your needs. You are encouraged to contact the following individuals directly to discuss how they can benefit your organization or contact Dallas to schedule an introduction.
John Reardon has held positions at the county, regional, state and global levels in economic and business development. His career spans 38 years in the profession serving governments, nonprofits, academic institutions and private business in developing assets, attracting capital, creating employment and building public and private partnerships. He currently serves as senior consultant to industry and government after retiring as COO of development for Facchina Group of Companies in 2011. Facchina is a privately held company with operations ranging from heavy civil infrastructure construction to real estate property joint ventures to specialized military project undertakings. The firm has annual revenues in excess of $450 million per year and single project bonding capability up to $1 billion. The development LLC portfolio includes business parks, commercial properties and high-rise and low density residential projects. The twenty seven projects under current development and management range from $30 million to $1.2 billion in build out values.
Regional and State Economic Development: State Secretary of Economic Development for the States of Nevada and Wyoming; President/CEO for Regional Economic Development programs for S.E. Denver, and Boulder County Colorado, South Suburban Metro Washington D.C./Southern Maryland, Western Nebraska and the Western New York/Niagara Peninsula area.
Global Development: Setup CEO for Denver World Trade Center and Overall Deputy Director and COO for International Development Real Estate Council/CoreNet, a global learning, research and education association of 8000 fortune 500 and global 1000 senior level executives; managing their firm’s operating facilities in excess of 40 billion sf of facilities worldwide. The association is a center supported by 40 global universities (Harvard, MIT, Cornell etc) engaged in studies of corporate operating real estate platforms, work space and evolving global business models. CoreNet Global’s research is widely published and used in academic programs and corporate board rooms worldwide.
Higher Education Development: Special appointment as Director of Colorado State University Business School Executive MBA program recognized by AACSB for advancements made in student quality, individual and overall class GPAs achieved and interactive student/faculty learning model used. Additional educational involvement includes five years’ service on the advisory board for Johns Hopkins University Masters in Real Estate program and guest faculty member for the program on real estate and capital movements worldwide; also advisor on corporate real estate and guest faculty member for Georgetown University MSRE and Clemson University for their MSRE programs.
Jacque Wedding-Scott specializes in creating mission-driven teams, city management, public finance, and alternative service delivery models. Jacque also has a strong and successful background in economic development and public /private partnerships. Recent accomplishments include IKEA Centennial (serving a five state region), the Belmar District and Colorado Mills in Lakewood, CO. and the Streets at SouthGlenn in Centennial, Colorado.
Jacque has served as a City Manager in Centennial, CO (10th largest city in Colorado) and Finance Director in Lakewood CO.
Professional affiliations include serving as President of the Colorado City Manager’s Association (CCCMA), membership in the International City Manager’s Association (ICMA), and founder of the Colorado Women Leading Government Group.