The Team

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. Since 2004, Leeper has managed 3CDC's investment of $1.1 billion 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 $140 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.


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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.


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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.


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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.

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.


FINANCE STAFF

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

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

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

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, employee engagement officer

Aubrea Atkinson, administrative assistant

Delise Ingram, receptionist

DEVELOPMENT STAFF

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

Tasha Riekstins, senior sponsorship manager

Gregory Glevicky, digital experience manager

Marvin Hawkins, sponsorship manager

Joe Rudemiller, communications manager

Emily Stowe, event marketing manager

Whittney Loquillano, graphic design coordinator

CIVIC SPACE OPERATIONS & EVENT MANAGEMENT STAFF

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

Jared Webster, Memorial Hall box office & marketing 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

Kristen Terrell, 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.