Forrest D. Bailey is a seasoned executive with diverse and deep business experience and served for 20 years as President and CEO of Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a privately held property and financial service firm and investment company. Led the firm through periods of disruption culminating in 5x growth in shareholder value and doubling the size of assets under management. Prior to that, held positions which included Chief Financial Officer, Director of Asset Management and Commercial Mortgage Banker. With 25 years of board experience including positions as Vice Chair, Governance committee and Audit committee, is well schooled in governance and family business. Affiliations include: Member of the Housing and Development Committee of the Metropolitan Planning Council, Chicago Central Area Committee, and former member of the Adler Corporate Advisory Council, FNMA Illinois Partnership Office Advisory Council, College Visiting Committee of the University of Chicago. Holds BA and MBA with a specialization in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago.
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