James C. Leslie
Chairman of the Board of Dougherty’s Pharmacy, Inc. (formerly Ascendant Solutions, Inc.), a publicly traded company focused on the acquisition, management and growth of community based pharmacies in the southwest region, since 2002, and Interim President and Chief Financial Officer since 2018. President of Leslie Enterprises, L.P., a private equity firm, since 2001. Managing Principal of Wolverine Interests LLC, a commercial real estate investment firm, since 2001. President of JamJen, Inc., a services company, since 2001. Chief Executive Officer of Cresa Partners, LLC, a national tenant representation and real estate advisory services firm, from 2012 to 2015. Director of Cresa Partners, LLC from 2002 to 2012. Director, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Staubach Company, a commercial real estate services firm, from 1996 to 2001. President of Staubach Financial Services from 1992 to 1996. Chief Financial Officer of The Staubach Company from 1982 to 1992. Holds an M.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Nebraska.
Mr. Leslie’s over 35 years of leadership experience in the real estate industry make him highly qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors and our audit committee and to lead our compensation committee. His investment and development experience as well as his extensive management experience acquired as president and chief operating officer of a commercial real estate services firm provide him with vast knowledge of financial, accounting, regulatory and administrative matters, particularly in the real estate industry. Mr. Leslie has also been involved with entrepreneurs and emerging companies consistently during his career and has been instrumental in the creation of over fifty companies. Through his significant business experience, he provides valuable insights with respect to strategies and solutions addressed at the board level.