Press Release | 1/7/2019

Hillwood Expands Executive Team to Support Global Portfolio

Hillwood Expands Executive Team to Support Global Portfolio

DALLAS, TX— Hillwood announced today the appointment of Jennifer Cheek as senior vice president of marketing for its industrial and investments business to increase corporate support and facilitate expansion in the U.S. and abroad.

Bringing nearly 20 years of experience in the industry and building strategy, Cheek will oversee branding, communications, offline, and digital programs committed to Hillwood’s principles and objectives.

Today, Hillwood is active in more than 45 markets across 23 states and five countries. As of Q4 2018, it has completed more than 169 million square feet in development and acquisitions, and 136 million square feet in leasing, and holds 86 million square feet of land slated for future development.

“We have realized great potential this year and added 35 professionals to our agile team,” said Tal Hicks, president of Hillwood Investment Properties. “Jennifer’s strategic oversight will unify efforts as the business evolves to act on new opportunities.”

Cheek has extensive knowledge of branding, organizational development, new media, and traditional communications for business-to-business (B2B) companies. Before joining Hillwood, she established Go Big Brand where she served high-revenue, lean-running organizations as a fractional marketing director. She also served as a marketing director with EDGE Realty through the launch of its capital markets division.

“I am excited to be joining Hillwood,” said Cheek. “Tapping a creative approach, we will instill practices that align marketing and foster the entrepreneurial spirit at the heart of Hillwood’s proven success.”

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