Our Team

Executive Team

Nathaniel Hagedorn

Nathaniel Hagedorn

Founder / CEO

With 16 years of commercial real estate experience, Nathaniel is responsible for the overall strategy of the company and is principally focused on guiding development, equity relationships, leasing and management activities for the firm.

Nathaniel has raised over $3,100,000,000 in capital in the last six years for our various real estate investments. Our firm now owns / manages in excess of 30,000,000 sq. ft. of commercial space and over 2,000 apartments.

Chad Meyer

Chad Meyer

President / COO

With 18 years of industrial engineering and construction experience, Chad is responsible for the general oversight & growth of development, brownfield re-development and Design Build industrial construction for NorthPoint Development projects nationwide. Currently, NorthPoint has over 28,000,000 SF of industrial projects completed, and is on track to double industrial deliveries nationally in the next twenty four months.

Prior to joining NorthPoint Development, Chad served as the Regional Director of ARCO National Construction and an Industrial Systems Engineer at GE.

Kelly Clark

Kelly Clark

VP of Asset Management

As Vice President of Asset Management, Kelly is responsible for the management and oversight of NorthPoint’s managed real estate holdings inclusive of the Industrial, Multi-Family and Stonecrest Senior Living portfolios. Kelly has over 15 years of successful property management and business development experience including an extensive background in portfolio management and property operations. Kelly’s expertise includes new construction, lease-up, acquisitions, value-add and dispositions. She is a CAPS designate through the National Apartment Association and is a graduate of the Lyceum Program. Kelly actively serves on the Board of Directors as the Vice Chairman and co-chair for the Community Outreach Committee for the Apartment Association of Kansas City.

Mark Pomerenke

Mark Pomerenke

VP of Development

Since joining NorthPoint in 2012, Mark has developed over $600 million of industrial, multifamily, senior living and infrastructure projects. He is responsible for NorthPoint’s Multifamily and Senior Living initiatives, and serves as an executive advisor to NorthPoint’s Self Storage team. As Vice President of Operations, he oversees the site selection, acquisition, financing, entitlement, design, and construction processes to ensure seamless execution of high quality, well positioned real estate investments. Mark received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.

Brent Miles

Brent Miles

VP of Economic Development

With 15 years of economic development experience, Brent is responsible for development prospects, incentive offers and approvals, and governmental relations. Brent’s day to day tasks include contracts for incentives, real estate and land development negotiations, and governmental financing structures. In addition to his role at NorthPoint Development, Brent is President of NorthPoint Incentive Consultants (NPIC) which assists businesses with Federal, State, Local, and Utility Incentive packages. During his career, Brent has procured more than 600 incentive programs for clients.

Larry Lapinski

Larry Lapinski

VP of Development

With 18 years of construction experience in a wide array of market sectors including industrial, office, senior living, and retail, Larry is responsible for overseeing various projects from entitlement through construction. His civil engineering background coupled with national experience helps ensure project efficiency not only during construction, but the initial planning and design phases as well. Prior to joining NorthPoint Development, Larry served as the Vice President of Operations at Brinkmann Constructors.

Robert Gude, CCIM

Robert Gude, CCIM

VP of Development

With over 30 years in real estate construction, brokerage and development, Bob is responsible for evaluating new industrial markets, selecting sites and acquiring properties for speculative and build-
-to-suit warehouse construction, and identifying and acquiring existing industrial buildings for NorthPoint’s portfolio. Bob has assisted NorthPoint’s real estate expansion into over 8 states throughout the country since joining in 2013.

Patrick Robinson

Patrick Robinson

VP of Development

During his 15-year career, Patrick has been involved in the development and planning of over 2,700 acres of commercial and residential projects throughout the United States, with a primary focus on the Kansas City Metropolitan area. Over the past eight years, Patrick has had direct responsibility for some of the largest residential and industrial developments in Kansas City. In his current role, Patrick is focused on identifying, evaluating, and executing new real estate development opportunities.

Johan Henriksen

Johan Henriksen

VP of Development

With over 20 years of experience in real estate development, Johan provides expertise that incorporates development, site selection, business and economic incentives procurement, capital market solutions, and construction project management for client-specific BTS solutions.

Rob Alumbaugh

Rob Alumbaugh

Partner

Rob has been a partner with NorthPoint Development since February 2012. Separately, Rob’s family is also an investor in virtually all of NorthPoint’s investment opportunities.

Prior to partnering with NorthPoint, Rob was a Senior Systems Analyst at DST Systems (1993-2000). In 1998 he co-authored the book “Active Experts” which is an instructional book for Microsoft’s Active X Technologies. After leaving DST Systems Rob joined Tradebot Systems where he held the positions of Software Engineer, Vice President of Software Development, and CEO & President of Tradebot Systems (2000-2011). He retired from the CEO position at the end of 2011 but maintains an advisory roll with ‘Fellow’ status within the company.

John Thomas

John Thomas

VP of Development

With over 20 years of engineering, design and construction experience, John is responsible for oversight and development of NorthPoint’s Kansas City area industrial market sector. This role includes industrial park master planning, building development and construction. John has developed over 10 million square feet of bulk warehouse distribution and manufacturing projects in the past 4 years. Prior to joining NorthPoint Development, John served as the Kansas City area Operations Manager for Terracon Consultants.

Brett Grady CFA, CPA

Brett Grady CFA, CPA

CFO

With over fourteen years of accounting/finance experience, Brett is responsible for overseeing internal and external financial reporting, managing banking and lending relationships along with the NorthPoint debt portfolio, collaborating with investors on new projects, and leading many of the back office functions of NorthPoint (A/P, A/R, IT and Insurance). Prior to joining NorthPoint Development, Brett worked as CFO and controller of Briarcliff Realty as well as an accountant for Block Real Estate Services. He started his career as an accounting/sales analyst for Hometown America Management in Chicago. Brett is a licensed CPA and CFA Charterholder.

Diogo Lobo

Diogo Lobo

CEO - NorthPoint Logistics

With 26 years of agribusiness and supply chain experience, Diogo joined NorthPoint as CEO of the NorthPoint Logistics group of companies.

As CEO he plans to invest and improve selected companies in the food logistics space and technology startups by acquisition and consolidation.

Amy Rice

Amy Rice

CEO NorthPoint Logistics

Amy brings over 20 years’ experience in the freight forwarding and customs brokerage industry. As CEO, Amy will be responsible for designing and implementing the business operation globally, managing relationships with clients, vendors, partners, and staff, as well as establishing policies that promote company culture and vision while overseeing the operations of the company. She is a Licensed Customs Broker, a Certified Export Specialist, and a Certified Customs Specialist. Prior to joining NorthPoint Logistics Amy was the Vice President of Operations at Marisol International.

Dane Bear

Dane Bear

VP of Business Development

Dane is a co-founder and principal of ColdPoint. He has over 38 years of experience in the cold storage business. Prior to ColdPoint, Dane served for 29 years with URS Logistics, which merged with AmeriCold in 2000. While at URS and AmeriCold, he served as the Senior Vice President of Protein Warehouses. His responsibilities included 36 warehouses in 20 states. Dane oversaw 200 export loads per week and had direct managerial responsibilities for over 3.5 billion pounds of protein products per year. During this time, Dane’s team included over 1,000 associates. During his tenure, the company successfully completed over 2 million square feet of construction for protein products. In his current role, Dane leads ColdPoint’s sales team.

John Beasley

John Beasley

Director of Logistics

John leads ColdPoint’s transportation division and is responsible for drayage from ColdPoint to the BNSF intermodal facility at Logistics Park Kansas City, and he is responsible for coordinating equipment with ocean carriers. He joined ColdPoint from Jarden, a fortune 500 company and a top 15 importer of consumer products.

During his 20 years with Jarden, he oversaw all aspects of logistics, from sourcing products to trucking to managing ocean freight, including customs clearance. John’s understanding of the supply chain and his deep relationships with ocean and land carriers resulted in successfully establishing a “matchback” program for a 1.2 million square foot distribution center in Neosho, MO.

Tim McElroy

Tim McElroy

VP of Development

Since joining NorthPoint in July 2016 and starting the Cincinnati office, Tim has completed or has industrial projects under development in multiple markets in Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton, Ohio; Indiana, Kentucky, Florida, and Georgia totaling over 5 million square feet. Tim has oversight of all aspects of project execution including due diligence, design/engineering, all the way through construction.

Prior to joining NorthPoint, Tim worked for a regional design/build & development firm in Cincinnati and completed national design/build projects for ARCO National Construction.

Christian Evangelista

Christian Evangelista

VP of Development

Christian will be operating the NorthPoint Chicago office and will oversee development in the Chicagoland market. His 20 years of real estate and design/ build industrial construction experience coupled with his national experience helps ensure project development efficiency from conception to completion.

Prior to joining NorthPoint, Christian was the VP, Development Manager for Prologis.

Benjamin Hagedorn

Benjamin Hagedorn

Self-Storage Operations Manager

Benjamin is responsible for Beyond Self Storage, NorthPoint’s self-storage initiative, where he overseas the data analysis, site selection, entitlement, and operations. Prior to NorthPoint, Ben served as the VP of Business Development for Infegy, a technology company in Kansas City, honing his creativity and passion on growing business through new channels and untapped markets.

Ian McDonald

Ian McDonald

General Counsel

As general counsel, Ian participates in all sales, development, leasing and financing activities for the firm. Over his career in private practice and at NorthPoint Development, Ian has closed transactions valued in excess of $2 billion, and has participated in all facets of the development process, including appearances in front of state agencies, municipal boards, and councils across the country. Prior to joining NorthPoint, Ian worked in the real estate transaction, finance and development practice group of Polsinelli, PC, one of the nation’s larges legal firms. Prior to private practice, Ian served asa judicial law clerk to a federal district court judge where he was responsible for the court’s civil docket.

Tom George

Tom George

Director of Development

During his 27 year career Tom has developed over thirty million square feet of industrial buildings, twenty business parks, and 2200 acres of land. Tom is the first employee in the Chicago office of NorthPoint and will oversee projects in Illinois and other Midwestern states.

Prior to joining NorthPoint Tom was Director of the Midwest Region for IDI Gazeley.

Thom Smith

Thom Smith

CEO ColdPoint Logistics

Thom joined NorthPoint Development as the Vice President of Operations of our ColdPoint Logistics division in the fall of 2016. He brings over 25 years of experience as an operations leader supporting 3PL cold storage facilities. As of January 2018 Thom continues his leadership role as the CEO and is responsible for the strategic planning and growth of our cold storage platform.

Prior to joining NorthPoint, Thom executed the operations, sales and continuous improvement initiatives for 2 of the top privately owned cold storage companies.

Jenna Patterson

Jenna Patterson

Director of Residential Asset Management

With 14 years of successful property management experience, Jenna is responsible for overseeing all aspects of operations for 2500 apartment units and the Stonecrest Senior Living portfolio. Jenna has a history of building successful teams and increasing value for both new construction and stabilized assets. Jenna holds her CAM designation through the National Apartment Association and is a graduate of the Lyceum Program. Jenna actively serves on the Education Committee and is a Director on the Board for the Apartment Association of Kansas City.

 

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