SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Phillips Edison & Company (“Phillips Edison” or the “Company”), a fully integrated real estate firm with a national platform of grocery-anchored shopping centers, today announced it has promoted Scott Adair to Vice President of Community Partnerships, effective immediately. Mr. Adair, who previously served as Assistant Director of Property Management, will remain based in Salt Lake City.
In his new role, created as a result of the Company’s Innovation Labs’ ‘Community Engagement Initiative,’ Mr. Adair is responsible for cultivating new and managing existing relationships with community leaders to build goodwill and advance business objectives.
“Scott’s leadership experience and strong track record of building mutually beneficial relationships with our key stakeholders will be critical in this new role,” said Bob Myers, chief operating officer. “We look forward to the continued positive impact Scott will have on cultivating, advancing and strengthening the partnerships Phillips Edison shares with the communities in which we operate.”
Mr. Adair has more than 15 years of property and project management experience. In his previous position, Mr. Adair was responsible for the overall financial and operational success of 60 of the Company’s properties. In addition to his time at Phillips Edison, he worked for DDR Corp. and Sperry Van Ness Asset Management. Mr. Adair has also held various leadership positions on advisory boards for Salt Lake County and other charitable non-profit organizations.
“I’m excited to take on this new and important role and look forward to strengthening the Phillips Edison brand across our markets through our community partnerships,” said Mr. Adair.
Innovation Labs is a professional development series that places associates from various departments at Phillips Edison on a united team and assigns them a real-life opportunity facing the Company. Teams must draw on leadership, creativity and critical thinking to develop a solution that executive-level management will review for implementation. The program is part of PECO University, a focused professional enrichment program designed to provide educational opportunities for PECO associates.
About Phillips Edison & Company
Since 1991, Phillips Edison & Company has focused on the grocery-anchored shopping center sector. The company has a fully integrated in-house operating platform built on market leading expertise designed to optimize property value and consistently deliver a great shopping experience. Led by a veteran management team, Phillips Edison’s operating platform provides retail services including acquisition, redevelopment, leasing and management of grocery-anchored retail centers. The company’s portfolio currently includes a national footprint of retail properties. The company has corporate offices in Cincinnati, Salt Lake City, New York City and Atlanta. For more information, please visit www.phillipsedison.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.