STEPHEN G. LEEPER, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Stephen Leeper was appointed President & CEO of Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC) in April, 2004. He leads 3CDC’s efforts to revitalize Cincinnati’s Center City including the financing, development and management of real estate within Downtown Cincinnati and Over-the-Rhine (OTR). Leeper’s responsibilities also include the management of $250 million in local, corporately-funded, revolving loan funds. Over the past 10 years, Leeper has managed 3CDC’s investment of $843 million in Downtown and OTR.
Prior to joining 3CDC, Leeper served as executive director of the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County (SEA) from September 1998 – April 2004, responsible for the development and financing of PNC Park, Heinz Field, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, the North Shore Riverfront Park, public parking facilities and related road infrastructure. These developments represent over $1.1 billion in private and public funding and have resulted in new mixed use development for the city of Pittsburgh. Leeper has also served as director of development for the City of Pittsburgh and director of the Department of Housing for Pittsburgh’s Urban Redevelopment Authority.
Leeper is a native of Pittsburgh. He received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and a master’s degree from the Ohio State University.
ADAM GELTER, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT
Adam Gelter joined 3CDC in 2005 as an intern while working on a Masters in Community Planning. Gelter later assumed the position of Development Manager, then Vice President of Development and, in 2013 was promoted to Executive Vice President of Development. In his current role, Gelter leads the development staff with the main priority of developing strategies and implementation plans for underutilized real estate within Cincinnati’s center city. Gelter has recently overseen his team in the completion of the $139 million 84.51° building project, the $42 million Homeless to Homes project, and 3CDC’s latest phase of redevelopment in OTR, including the $62 million Mercer Commons project and seven other scattered sites totaling another $26 million.
LANN FIELD, VICE PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT
Lann Field joined 3CDC in 2008 as a Development Officer after earning her Masters in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati. She was subsequently promoted to Senior Development Officer, then spent two years in the role of Development Manager prior to being named Vice President of Development in 2015. In her current role, Field wears many hats, as she is responsible for overseeing aspects of everything from property acquisition and project planning to real estate finance and construction management.
During her tenure, Field has overseen or worked on projects totaling $130 million, highlighted by the $49 million Mercer Commons project.
Prior to joining 3CDC, she received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Tennessee, and a diploma in Alternative Design Studies from Archeworks, a multidisciplinary design school in Chicago.
DANIEL LIPSON, VICE PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT
Daniel Lipson joined the 3CDC management team in September 2015 as Vice President of Development. In this role, he provides oversight on development projects, in addition to managing 3CDC’s portfolio of vertical real estate assets, which includes office buildings, rental apartment buildings and commercial spaces, as well as vacant structures being held for future redevelopment. Lipson also oversees office and commercial leasing, as well as projects involving third-party developers and investors who are working to rehabilitate 3CDC-controlled properties.
Prior to joining 3CDC, Lipson had nearly 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, specializing in a wide spectrum of focus areas, ranging from asset management to strategic investment to project management. Most recently, Lipson served as Chief Operating Officer of Uptown Rental Properties, which specializes in apartment and student housing in Ohio and Florida. Before that, he had direct project experience on Millennium Park, Cook County Hospital and various urban condo projects in the Chicago area.
Lipson received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, before earning his MBA from Babson College.
JEFF MARTIN, VICE PRESIDENT, PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Jeff Martin joined 3CDC in 2005 as a Development Officer, managing the $49 million renovation of Fountain Square. He was eventually promoted to Senior Development Officer, and was elevated to Development Manager prior to overseeing the $48 million renovation of Washington Park. Martin oversaw the entire remodel of the public park, including its expansion from 5 to 8 acres of space and the addition of an underground parking garage.
Most recently, Martin managed the construction of the 84.51° building in Cincinnati’s Central Business District, a $140 million project that included the construction of office and retail space, as well as a 1,000-space parking garage.
In 2015, Martin was named Vice President of Project Management. In this role, he oversees the design, consultants, permits, zoning, approval and the entire construction process – including the management of highly detailed budgets and schedules – for large-scale projects. He is currently managing the $135 million renovation of Music Hall.
Martin earned both his Bachelor of Architecture and his Master of Architecture from Miami University.
ANASTASIA MILEHAM, VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Anastasia Mileham joined the 3CDC management team in October 2011 as Vice President of Communications. She is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all of 3CDC’s communications activities including corporate communications, community engagement, stakeholder relations, event sponsorships and marketing, public relations, media relations, online communications, and social media. Mileham’s team works closely with 3CDC’s development, finance, events, and operations teams to achieve high quality, effective communications in all program areas.
Prior to joining 3CDC, Mileham served as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Downtown Cincinnati Inc. (DCI), and Director of Client Services for Spectrum Communications. She has twenty plus years of experience in public relations, marketing, advertising and research.
Mileham graduated from Miami University with a degree in Speech Communications / Public Relations. She resides in Anderson Township with her husband and two sons.
TIM SZILASI, VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Tim Szilasi was appointed Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at 3CDC in February 2016, following a four-month stint as interim CFO. After spending two years as a member of 3CDC’s audit team, Szilasi joined 3CDC full-time as an accounting manager in 2012, before being promoted to Senior Accounting Manager in 2013.
In his new role, Szilasi is responsible for the financial and administrative functions of the organization, including budget development and management, accounting and reporting, audit management and oversight, internal controls, tax compliance, capital management, loan portfolio management, human resources, risk management, and information technology.
Prior to joining 3CDC, Szilasi obtained his CPA license and spent seven years as an auditor with accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati.
Angela White, controller
Jennifer Rosen, accounting manager
Angie Bauer, senior accountant
Amit Gupta, senior accountant
Mike Meyers, senior accountant
Kyle Whitton, senior accountant
Becca Callen, accounting staff
Beth Grevenkamp, accounting staff
Clinton McFarland, accounting staff
Justin Neal, accounting staff
Nick Neurohr, accounting staff
Jared Noyes, accounting staff
Cameron Reynolds, accounting staff
Sheila Sullivan, accounting staff
Riley York, accounting staff
Mike Dumbauld, financial analyst
Kenneth Eads, accounting clerk
Carson Yanke, accounting intern
Deana Battle, senior human resources manager
Tamara Brooks, human resources manager
Alice Rolfes, human resources & office manager
Jenni Wilhelm, executive support & board governance manager
Anjylla Foster, customer service supervisor
Aubrea Atkinson, administrative assistant
Delise Ingram, receptionist
Sara Bedinghaus, senior development officer
Brandy Del Favero, senior development officer
Nick Dewald, senior development officer
Mary Kohler, senior project management officer
Rachel Russ, senior sales & leasing manager
Katie Westbrook, senior development officer
Alexis Barnes, development officer
Kevin Jackson, development officer
CJ Montante, development officer
Bradley Roebke, development officer
Spencer Golden-Sims, construction management officer
Desmond Holloman, construction management officer
Alex Reasbeck, development intern
Robert Wize, development intern
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS STAFF:
Gregory Glevicky, digital experience manager
Marvin Hawkins, sponsorship manager
Joe Rudemiller, communications manager
Emily Stowe, event marketing manager
Whittney Loquillano, graphic production intern
CIVIC SPACE OPERATIONS & EVENT MANAGEMENT:
Christy Samad, senior events manager
David Vissman, senior operations manager
Andi Schultes, events production manager
Joshua Steele, Memorial Hall manager
Chelsea Brown, events coordinator
Andrea Hawkins, third-party events coordinator
Brian Lloyd, civic space operations officer
Allen Dunaway, civic space supervisor
Zach Napier, civic space supervisor
Kyle Oaks, civic space supervisor
Tina Caldwell, civic space event supervisor
Addy Shedd, civic space event supervisor
Tayler Richter, events assistant
ASSET & CAPITAL MANAGEMENT STAFF:
Tyler Zurick, senior asset management officer
Alek Lucke, asset officer
Susana Tolentino, asset management officer
Anthony Palazzolo, commercial leasing officer
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES:
As 3CDC strives to strengthen the connection between Cincinnati’s central business district and Over-the-Rhine (OTR), the execution and success of its mission largely relies on recruiting, hiring, training, and retaining team members – including Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) – who have an eagerness to support the revitalization of Cincinnati’s urban core. 3CDC’s CSRs assist with the daily operations, maintenance, and programming at Fountain Square, Washington Park and the OTR district, and are integral to providing a quality experience and excellent customer service to each and every visitor at these locations. CSRs are on staff 24 hours a day to ensure that patrons always have access to a positive, dependable and enthusiastic resource during their visit.