People: CoreSite Realty Corp (COR)

COR on New York Consolidated

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29 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Stuckey

52 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Ray

51 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeff Finnin

50 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Derek McCandless

43 2011 Senior Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Secretary

Robert Rockwood

53 2012 Senior Vice President, General Manager, Eastern Region

Christopher Ancell

50 2012 Senior Vice President - Sales and Sales Engineering

Billie Haggard

48 2010 Senior Vice President - Data Centers

Steven Smith

49 2014 Senior Vice President - Sales and Sales Enablement

Dominic Tobin

60 2010 Senior Vice President - Operations

Paul Szurek

53 2011 Lead Independent Director

James Attwood

56 2010 Independent Director

Michael Koehler

47 2010 Independent Director

J. David Thompson

47 2010 Independent Director

David Wilson

72 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Stuckey

Mr. Robert G. Stuckey is Independent Chairman of the Board of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Stuckey is a Managing Director and Fund Head, US Real Estate, at Carlyle. Prior to joining Carlyle in 1998, Mr. Stuckey was Chief Investment Officer at CarrAmerica Realty Corporation ("CarrAmerica"), a real estate investment trust ("REIT"). Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of Prologis, Inc. ("Prologis"), a REIT which is an owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, and Chief Financial Officer for Trammel Crow Company, N.E., a developer of, and investor in, commercial real estate. Mr. Stuckey was twice an Academic All-American in football at the University of Nebraska and received an M.B.A. from Harvard University. In determining Mr. Stuckey's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Stuckey's significant experience concerning the acquisition, disposition, financing, operations and market opportunities of data center properties and private and publicly traded REITs, which provides us with valuable insight into commercial real estate, REIT and data center industry trends that affect our business.

Thomas Ray

Mr. Thomas M. Ray is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of CoreSite Realty Corp., since September 2010. Mr. Ray has been responsible for our company's activities since its founding in 2001. From 1998 to September 2010, Mr. Ray served in roles of increasing responsibility, including Managing Director, at Carlyle, focusing upon opportunities for the firm's real estate funds and leading those funds' activities in the data center sector. He brings over 25 years of experience making and managing investments and businesses throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Ray held management-level roles at companies such as Prologis, CarrAmerica and predecessors to Archstone-Smith, an apartment REIT. Prior thereto, he practiced real estate and transactional law. Mr. Ray received his M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin Graduate School of Business, where he was a Longhorn Scholar. He also received a J.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder School of Law and a B.S. in Business Administration with emphasis in Finance from the University of Denver, where he was a Hornbeck Scholar. In determining Mr. Ray's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Ray's significant experience with publicly traded REITs and in the acquisition, finance and operation of commercial real estate, as well as over a decade of experience in the data center industry, which provide us with insight into commercial real estate, REIT and data center trends that affect our business.

Jeff Finnin

Mr. Jeff S. Finnin is Chief Financial Officer of CoreSite Realty Corporation. Mr. Finnin served as Managing Director and Chief Accounting Officer of ProLogis, a publicly-held real estate investment trust, for over five years. Prior to his tenure at ProLogis, Mr. Finnin spent 18 years in public accounting as a partner with public accounting firms KPMG and Arthur Andersen, where he served as the Industry Lead Partner in charge of Real Estate and Financial Services Practices in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Finnin is a Certified Public Accountant and received his B.S. in Business Administration from Colorado State University.

Derek McCandless

Mr. Derek McCandless is Senior Vice President - Legal, General Counsel, Secretary of CoreSite Realty Corporation. Prior to joining us in March 2011, Mr. McCandless served as Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Apartment Investment and Management Company, a REIT focused on apartment properties, which he joined in 2003. Prior to his tenure with Apartment Investment and Management Company, Mr. McCandless was in private practice with the law firms of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP (since combined with Bryan Cave LLP) and Cooley LLP. Mr. McCandless received a J.D. from The University of Chicago and a B.S., cum laude, from Brigham Young University.

Robert Rockwood

Mr. Robert K. Rockwood is Senior Vice President, General Manager, Eastern Region of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Rockwood has been with us since shortly after the company's founding in 2001. Mr. Rockwood has been involved with many aspects of our data center portfolio development and management and has served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Investment Officer, SVP of Acquisitions and SVP and General Manager, Eastern Region before assuming his current role. Before joining us in 2001, Mr. Rockwood was Managing Director of the Faris Group, an independent consulting company specializing in increasing the value of data centers and telecom real estate. He was also the director of business development for Broadband Office and the general manager of Transcom, a wholly-owned telecommunications subsidiary of the Columbia Energy Group. Prior to entering the private sector, Mr. Rockwood was a Captain and Commander in the United States Army. Mr. Rockwood received his M.P.A. from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University, his M.S. in construction management from the University of Illinois, and B.S. from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Christopher Ancell

Mr. Christopher Ancell is Senior Vice President - Sales and Sales Engineering of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Ancell brings over 28 years of experience business units and sales organizations in the communications and technology-services industries. Prior to joining the company in October 2012, Mr. Ancell was President of the Business Markets organization of CenturyLink, Inc. ("CenturyLink"), a communications services company serving residential, business, governmental and wholesale customers, from April 2011 to May 2012. From September 2009 to April 2011, Mr. Ancell served as Executive Vice President of the Business Markets organization of Qwest Corporation ("Qwest") prior to its acquisition by CenturyLink. Prior to that, Mr. Ancell held various roles at Qwest, including Vice President of Sales, Western Region and Vice President of Hosting Sales. He has also held management positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers and with Oracle's Telecommunications Consulting Practice. Mr. Ancell received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Denver.

Billie Haggard

Mr. Billie R. Haggard is Senior Vice President - Data Centers of CoreSite Realty Corp. In this role Mr. Haggard is responsible for the design, construction, maintenance, facilities staffing and ultimately uptime, reliability and energy efficiency of our data centers. Mr. Haggard served as our Vice President of Facilities from 2009 to 2010. Prior to joining us in March 2009, Mr. Haggard was the Senior Technical Manager at Switch and Data Facilities Company, Inc. ("Switch and Data"), a provider of network-neutral data centers, where he oversaw all aspects of data center design and management for more than 40 data centers across North America. Prior to joining Switch and Data in 2003, Mr. Haggard held the position of Technical Manager for Lee Technologies, a data center solutions provider, focused upon data center and mission-critical facilities. Mr. Haggard studied Engineering at Louisiana State University and Louisiana Tech University. Additionally, Mr. Haggard held positions of increasing responsibility focused upon nuclear power technology and maintenance during his 14-year career as an officer in the United States Navy. Mr. Haggard was recognized with four Naval Achievement Medals and numerous letters of commendation stemming from his work and teachings concerning highly sensitive, mission-critical facilities.

Steven Smith

Mr. Steven J. Smith is Senior Vice President, Sales and Sales Enablement of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Smith is responsible for overseeing our sales organization, including direct sales, indirect partner channel and sales enablement. Prior to joining us in January 2014, Mr. Smith was a Regional Vice President for SAP AG, a business software company, from March 2008 to January 2013, where he led large enterprise sales across application portfolios, including enterprise resource planning, big data, customer relationship management (CRM), cloud and mobile. From December 2002 to March 2008, he held various roles with Avaya, Inc., a global provider of business communications and collaboration systems, software and services, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of U.S. Channel Sales. Mr. Smith received a B.A. in Marketing and Economics from the University of New Mexico.

Dominic Tobin

Mr. Dominic M. Tobin is Senior Vice President - Operations of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Tobin is responsible for our company's operations activities, including all Any2 Exchange® related initiatives. Mr. Tobin served as our Field Operations Director from 2007 to 2009 and Vice President of Operations from 2009 to 2010. Prior to joining us in January 2007, Mr. Tobin spent 15 combined years at First Level Technology and AT&T, where he held roles of increasing responsibility including Field Operations Director and District Manager. Mr. Tobin obtained his B.S. in Telecommunications Management, magna cum laude, from Golden Gate University. He also received a Network Management Certificate from U.C. Santa Cruz Extension and was a First Class Electronics Technician in the U.S. Coast Guard.

Paul Szurek

Mr. Paul E. Szurek is Lead Independent Director of CoreSite Realty Corp. He has served as a director since September 2010. Mr. Szurek has been Chief Financial Officer of Biltmore Farms, LLC, a residential and commercial real estate development and operating company, since 2003. Prior to joining Biltmore Farms, LLC, Mr. Szurek served as Chief Financial Officer of Security Capital Group Incorporated, a publicly-traded real estate investment, development and operating company with exclusive REIT engagement. Mr. Szurek is currently a director of the Charlotte, North Carolina branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. He has also previously served as a director to two publicly traded real estate companies, Regency Centers and Security Capital U.S. Realty. Mr. Szurek received a J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in Government, magna cum laude, from the University of Texas at Austin. In determining Mr. Szurek's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Szurek's significant experience concerning the acquisition, disposition, financing, operations and market opportunities of private and publicly traded REITs, which provide us with valuable insight into REIT-industry trends that affect our business.

James Attwood

Mr. James A. Attwood, Jr., is Independent Director of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Attwood is a Managing Director and Head of the Global Telecommunications and Media Group at Carlyle. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2000, Mr. Attwood served as Executive Vice President for Strategy, Development and Planning at Verizon Communications, Inc. ("Verizon"), a telecommunications provider, and GTE Corporation (prior to its merger with Bell Atlantic to form Verizon). Prior to his four years at Verizon and GTE Corporation, Mr. Attwood served as an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. for 11 years. Mr. Attwood graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a B.A. in applied mathematics and an M.A. in statistics. He also received J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Harvard University. Mr. Attwood currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Syniverse Holdings, Inc., a provider of business and technology services for the mobile telecommunications industry, Nielsen Holdings N.V., a global information and measurement company, and Getty Images Inc., a global creator and distributor of still imagery, video and multimedia products, which is privately held. Mr. Attwood has gained significant knowledge of the telecommunications industry through his work with Verizon and Carlyle. In determining Mr. Attwood's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Attwood's private equity experience, together with the experience gained by having served as an officer and on the boards of directors of various telecommunications companies, which provide us with a valuable perspective in monitoring and evaluating our business.

Michael Koehler

Mr. Michael Koehler is Independent Director of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Koehler currently serves as Senior Vice President, Global Services, of EMC Corporation, a provider of IT consulting services and hardware, a position he has held since August 2011. During 2008 and 2009, Mr. Koehler served as Senior Vice President, Americas Region, of Electronic Data Systems Corporation ("EDS"), a division of the Hewlett-Packard Company ("HP"). EDS, a global provider of information technology and business processing outsourcing services, was acquired by HP in 2008. Prior to HP's acquisition of EDS, Mr. Koehler served as Executive Vice President, Global ITO Services and as Senior Vice President, Infrastructure Technology and Business Process Outsourcing at EDS. During 2007, Mr. Koehler served as Regional Senior Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa Operations at EDS, and, from 2006 to 2008, as Enterprise Client Executive, Navy Marine Corps Intranet Account at EDS. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Koehler served as Chief Operating Officer of The Feld Group, a management information technology consulting firm that was acquired by EDS in 2004. From 1994 to 2001, he held management positions of increasingly greater responsibility at The Feld Group. Mr. Koehler received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University. In determining Mr. Koehler's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Koehler's significant experience in the technology consulting and outsourcing industries and extensive operational and strategic planning experience in complex global companies, which provide us with valuable insight into the technology trends that affect our business.

J. David Thompson

Mr. J. David Thompson is Independent Director of CoreSite Realty Corp. Since 2006, Mr. Thompson has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of The Western Union Company, a global payment services company, since April 2012. From 2006 to April 2012, Mr. Thompson was Group President of the Symantec Services Group and Chief Information Officer of Symantec Corporation, a global provider of security, storage, and systems management solutions. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Thompson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Oracle Corporation. Mr. Thompson was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at PeopleSoft, Inc. from 1998 to 2005, prior to its acquisition by Oracle Corporation. Mr. Thompson began his career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force as an Intelligence Systems Officer. Mr. Thompson studied computer science at American University. In determining Mr. Thompson's qualifications to serve on our Board, the Board considered, among other things, Mr. Thompson's significant experience in the technology industry and extensive operational experience in information technology systems optimization, which provide us with valuable insights into the information technology trends that affect our business.

David Wilson

Mr. David A. Wilson is Independent Director of CoreSite Realty Corp. Mr. Wilson currently serves as a senior advisor to the Graduate Management Admission Council (the "Council"), where he also served as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 1995 until his retirement in December 2013. The Council is a $100.0 million enterprise that is the owner of the Graduate Management Admission Test, the GMAT. Prior to 1995, he was a Managing Partner and National Director for Professional Development at Ernst & Young LLP, a public accounting firm. From 1968 to 1978, Mr. Wilson held faculty positions at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was awarded tenure, and at Harvard Business School. Mr. Wilson completed his undergraduate studies at Queen's University in Canada, received his M.B.A. at the University of California, Berkeley, and received his doctorate at the University of Illinois. He is a Chartered Accountant in Canada and a Certified Public Accountant in the United States. Mr. Wilson served on the board of directors of Laureate Education, Inc. ("Laureate"), a company which provides access to high-quality, innovative institutions of higher education, from 2002 to 2007, and of Terra Industries, Inc. ("Terra"), a producer and marketer of nitrogen products for the agricultural and industrial markets, from 2009 to 2010. At Laureate, he chaired the Audit Committee and served as a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Conflicts Committee. He served on the Audit Committee of Terra. He has served on the Worldwide Board of Junior Achievement, the Conseil d'Administration de la Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs (Paris) and The Wolf Trap Foundation.

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