Mark D. Campbell
Mark attended Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado and graduated in 1977 cum laude with a B.S. in Business Administration, concentrating in Accounting. He also earned his CPA in 1977. Mark holds a Colorado real estate license.
Mark began his career at Alexander Grant company where he was an auditor for three years. In 1980 Mark entered the real estate profession and quickly rose to the position of Vice President of Acquisitions for Southmark Corporation where he was responsible for a variety of commercial acquisitions, closing over 400 million dollars in transactions during four years. Later Mark was brought on board by North American Acquisitions, a Toronto based company (a subsidiary of Cadillac Fairview Corporation) to build a presence in Florida where he acquired or developed seven Publix anchored shopping centers.
In 1991 Mark founded the Dartmouth Group, Inc and entitled, developed, acquired, and leased more than fifty shopping centers and twenty land parcels. In 1998 Mark founded Southwestern Investment Group “SW Group” for the purpose of acquiring, developing, leasing and managing shopping centers and other real estate projects. By 2000 SW Group had a portfolio of 15 shopping centers comprising over 1,800,000 square feet of gross leasable area. In 2009 Mark founded Southwestern Investment Advisors which acquired some of SW Group’s projects. Then, in 2015, the company changed its name to Southwestern Property Corp., which better reflects the services that the company provides.
In recent years, Mr. Campbell has been: developing and investing in multi-family housing, acquiring real estate positions as well as consulting with industrial and residential businesses active in northwestern North Dakota and New Mexico, and providing consulting services to take projects through pre-development (planning, design, land purchase, and entitlement) for numerous land, water, and oil and gas entities in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and North Dakota. Mr. Campbell has worked with business-to-business and consumer segments of the real estate sector. His track record includes, but is not limited to: 10 industrial transactions worth $20 million, 20 residential land transactions totaling over 4,000 lots, 125 water transactions worth $75 million, 45 retail transactions worth $500 million, 10 apartment transactions (1,000 apartment units) worth over $100 million, and four resource mining projects worth $60 million.
Eli Henrie, CPA
Chief Financial Director
Mr. Henrie possesses a great depth and breadth of accounting and finance experience. He has excelled and worked as an accounting professional in the fields of SEC compliance, real estate, construction, manufacturing, and governmental accounting for over 35 years.
Mr. Henrie’s credentials include over 15 years as a Partner with Grant Thornton a national recognized certified public accounting firm. From 1989 to 1995 he was founder and President of Reynolds Henrie and Associates, PC which performed peer reviews of other CPA firms.
Recently he has assisted with the transactions relating to the significant market corrections and financial restructuring of clients and SWIA. Since 2004, Eli has served as the chief financial officer of Southwestern (SWIA). His accomplishments include the successful completion of initial audits of Southwestern and its sister company, and the internal preparation of tax returns for 85 entities, saving the companies’ significant external professional fees.
He was responsible for the upgrade of the accounting software (Yardi) for the merger of four of Southwestern’s former co entities and the stabilization of accounting personnel, which resulted in the elimination of external accounting assistance. In 2009, he orchestrated the takeover of accounting services to 11 special districts (related to the Company’s land development projects). With these additional services, the Company’s accounting department became a profit center rather than a cost center.
In addition, he has assisted with the accounting aspects of the many transactions that Mr. Campbell has been involved with. His total transaction activity exceeds $1 billion. Mr. Henrie has worked with business to business and consumer segments of the real estate sector. His track record includes but is not limited to the following; 10 industrial transactions worth $20 million, 20 (4,000 lots)residential land transactions, 125 water transactions worth $75 million, 45 retail transactions worth $500 million, 10 apartment transactions (1000 apartment units) worth over $100 million, 4 resource (gravel pits) worth $60 million and his team (separate management company – SWIA ??) remains an asset manager for various retail, apartment, real estate holdings and metro districts.
Mr. Henrie holds a BS in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Active in Colorado). He has taught accounting at Regis University and as an internal instructor when a partner with Grant Thornton.
Vice President of Development and Construction
Thomas has more than 37 years of experience in Real Estate Development, and obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture in 1980 from the University of Tennessee. Since that time, he has been involved in numerous developments in New Jersey, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and California. He has contributed to more than 500 million dollars in Real Estate Development, with experience in Residential, Multifamily, Retail, Office and Industrial Develpments. Several developments have received rewards for their design and performance.
Joseph Pelham, M.B.A., M.S.A.
Vice President of Acquisitions
Joseph began his career as a tax and legal consultant in the Boston, MA office of Deloitte and Touche. Later Joseph served as a financial risk analyst for Berkshire Hathaway in San Francisco, CA and as leader of an acquisitions team for Southwestern Property Corp. in Denver, CO. In addition to Joseph’s professional experience, he has an exemplary academic stature. Joseph was in the top of class and has earned a Master of Science in Accounting degree as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from Northeastern University, and studied law (LL.B. and LL.M.) at the University of Edinburgh School of Law. He completed his undergraduate studies in International Affairs at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Joseph has managed multi-million dollar acquisitions and developments of properties and assets throughout the American West and in Hawaii. Additionally, during his time at Deloitte, Joseph was a member of a global business structuring team for public and private real estate ventures spanning dozens of countries and six continents. As part of this team, Joseph designed corporate blockers and structures for favorable treatment of funds movement between nations around the world. Joseph has also worked as an independent consultant for a variety of domestic and international entities. As a result of his experience and education, Joseph is highly competent in international relations, accounting, European law, and finance. Joseph is currently a member of the American Association of Certified Public Accountants and the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable.
Patricia earned a degree in accounting from University of Colorado Boulder in 1986. For the past thirty years, Patricia has worked within the real estate investment industry on a variety of software platforms for a wide range on entity types. Within many accounting systems Patricia has vast experience with modules relating to financial statements, journal entries, accounts receivable, accounts payable, lease administration tenant common area reconciliations, bank reconciliations, tenant billing, and budgets. In addition to her own experience in the aforementioned fields, Patricia has trained and supervised employees in all of the above categories of accounting work.
For the past twenty years, Melodie has worked as a bookkeeper in a variety of industries working on various accounting software platforms. Melodie has experience in the following areas: accounts receivable, accounts payable, customer invoicing , lease administration , account reconciliations, journal entries and general ledger coding, business credit card and employee expense report reconciliation and coding, and bank reconciliations. At Southwestern, Melodie has worked in several bookkeeping capacities on a wide range or projects.