B.A. (Hons), CCIM
Senior Vice President
I serve as a Single Point of Contact to customers looking to leverage a National Platform committed to delivering unparalleled customer service, focus, and expertise within every aspect of Supply Chain Real Estate. Our Goal = Deliver the Absolute Lowest Total Cost of Occupancy within the Real Estate Portfolio while maximizing value and efficiencies throughout the Supply Chain. I utilize a unique, Capital Markets based approach to the procurement of new lease transactions, and existing lease restructures (renewals). I have become a trusted adviser to some of North America's largest companies and routinely receive a perfect “10” from clients in my post-transaction Net Promoter Score (NPS) evaluation. I am a consistent national top producer, a testament to the exceptional results I repeatedly deliver and commitment to excellence I strive to achieve creating career long service relationships with customers.
> Site Selection & Facility Procurement - Regional, National, and International Advisory Platform
> Existing Lease Analysis, Mark-To-Market Lease Benchmarking & Strategic Lease Restructuring Program
> Facility Acquisition, Facility Sales, Build-To-Suit Projects
> Proprietary Lease Cost Containment Program engaged throughout the entire life cycle of the lease.
> Warehouse/Distribution Center Dynamic Capacity Planning. This service positively impacts our customers P&L and dramatically increases efficiency while lowering fixed real estate operating costs.
> In-House Supply Chain Optimization Study & Network Transportation Analysis.
> 3PL selection support
> Labor Analysis
> Construction Management, Property Management, Asset Management
> State & Federal Government Incentives Procurement
> Lease Administration
> Facility Engineering & Design
> Debt & Equity Financing
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- 2019 - Top 10 National Producer
- 2017, 2019 Top 10% Producer across entire Colliers International Americas region , "Everest Club" Award Recipient
- Multiple Year recipient of Colliers National Award of Excellence
- Awarded “Top Six Under Six Years” with Colliers
B.A., Wilfrid Laurier University
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Chicago, Illinois
Memberships & Involvements
- Certified Commercial Investment Management (CCIM)
- International Warehousing & Logistics Association (IWLA)
- Corenet Global
- Chicago Highlands Club
- Prison Fellowship
- Anatolia Tile & Stone
- Gardena - Husqvarna Group
- Go Logistics Inc.
- IntraPac Corporation
- Raymond Corporation
- Richardson Oilseed Ltd.
- Konstant Corporation
- Maritime-Ontario Freight Lines
- NAL Group Logistics
- National Energy Equipment Inc.
- Penske Logistics
- Pet Science
- ProPack Logistics
- PolyOne Corporation
- Quadra Chemicals
- Raymond Corporation
- TD Securities
- Toys R US
- Transcourt Tank Leasing
- TransGroup Global Logistics
- UniFirst Corporation
- VSM Abrasives
- World Vision
Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Solutions & Workforce Analytics
Los Angeles - Inland Empire
I lead the Supply Chain and Logistics Consulting team here at Colliers, which means I work to strategically support our clients in optimizing their networks as well as internal operations. My goal is to bridge the world of distribution with the world of real estate solutions, so that our clients can make informed decisions to maximize the utilization of their supply chain.
With over 20 years of global manufacturing and supply chain experience as both as a senior executive in the corporate world, as well as owning a supply chain consulting practice and a third party logistics business, I have real world experience that brings unique perspective to the Colliers team.
Key areas of support include:
- Network Optimization Studies
- Warehouse Management Design and Execution
- Transportation Solutions Analysis
- Technology Solutions
- ROI Analysis
Previously held the positions of Vice-President for Honda Logistics (Komyo America), President of Smart Turn Logistics and President of Nextep-Miyama, Inc.
Vice President, Supply Chain & Logistics
Chicago - Rosemont
I team with Colliers International industrial brokers to provide supply chain consulting services ranging from strategic capability assessments and development to operational guidance on inventory management, transportation, procurement, and omni-channel distribution network optimization.
Prior to joining Colliers, I was the senior vice president of supply chain transformation at Newell Brands, where I focused on distribution and transportation optimization as well as optimal network design across a $15 billion portfolio of more than 130 brands.
Before Newell Brands, I spent 15 years at Walgreens Boots Alliance, most recently as the group vice president of Supply Chain Strategy and Retail Transformation. Previous roles included group vice president of global inventory and transportation, head of corporate supply chain functions, and leader of the logistics and distribution engineering and technology group. I worked with the team at Walgreens to build a world-class distribution network to support a six-fold growth in store count over a 10-year period.
I also worked in the Management Consulting Practice at Cap Gemini and Ernst & Young for eight years prior to joining Walgreens Boots Alliance, where I deployed process and technology optimization solutions for leading global retail and consumer packaged goods companies.
With nearly 25 years of large-scale supply chain expertise, I bring to bear a relevant and impactful blend of roles and experience to help companies leverage supply chain as a strategic differentiator and a competitive advantage.
Client Services Coordinator
Chicago - Rosemont
Angela is a Client Services Coordinator with the Colliers International | Interstate Tenant Team. She handles many aspects of client relations, including transaction management for the team. Angela is also responsible for the coordination of marketing materials, sales proposals, PSA due diligence, and various other deliverables to help gain new business. Additionally, she handles research and organizes and manages the group’s various social media platforms.
Senior Vice President
Chicago - Rosemont
Bob Westover serves as senior vice president and an economic incentives practice leader for Colliers International in Chicago. In his role, Bob works across North America to negotiate and secure local and state economic credits and incentives for our clients.
Prior to joining Colliers, Bob served as senior vice president at CresaPartners LLC. He joined Cresa in 2016 after spending over 11 years as director of economic development with the State of Illinois Department of Commerce, where his primary responsibilities were in business development, vetting all in-bound economic incentive requests for the legitimacy of each business case and determining the appropriate awards.
Prior to his time with the State of Illinois, he served as a director of corporate development for Steris Corporation, where he led a team in the assessment of potential corporate acquisitions, closing several global deals with a market value of over $500 million. He also worked at A.T. Kearney as an associate in the strategic services group.
Vice President, Chicago | Corporate Solutions
Chicago - Downtown
Marc Brash is a Vice President in Colliers International’s Corporate Solutions group. Based in the firm’s downtown office, he partners closely with local leadership to expand and streamline the company’s transaction management accounts and provide corporate strategy services that will enhance value in client real estate portfolios.
Corporate Solutions specializes in providing clients with a platform of integrated portfolio-wide transaction management, project management and advisory services.
Marc is responsible for managing transactions on behalf of Allstate Insurance Corporation throughout the western US and the UK, as well as Ascension Healthcare in the US. Other notable portfolio management experience includes RSM, RH Donnelly and The LOGS Network.