lisa palmer

Lisa Palmer

LISA PALMER, age 53, has served on our Board since 2018. Ms. Palmer became our Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2020, and has served as our President since January 1, 2016 to date. Previously, she served as our Chief Financial Officer from January 2013 to August 12, 2019. From 2013 to 2015, she was our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and prior to that, served as Senior Vice President of Capital Markets from 2003 until 2013. She served as Senior Manager of Investment Services in 1996 and assumed the role of Vice President of Capital Markets in 1999. Prior to joining Regency, Ms. Palmer worked with Accenture, formerly Andersen Consulting Strategic Services, as a consultant and financial analyst for General Electric. She is a director, chairperson of the compensation committee and member of the audit committee of ESH Hospitality, Inc., an owner/operator of hotels and the subsidiary of Extended Stay America, Inc., and a director of Brooks Rehabilitation, a private healthcare organization. She is also a director for the Jax Chamber, a board member of United Way of Northeast Florida, an executive board member of Nareit, a member of ULI, and a member of the ICSC. She was previously an advisory board member for the Florida Institute of CFOs. Ms. Palmer is a graduate of the University of Virginia and holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Palmer has extensive knowledge of the shopping center and real estate industries and has extensive experience in finance and capital markets, operations, public board strategy and governance.