Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

A visionary leader in the real estate industry for more than 20 years, Chad is responsible for establishing the company’s purpose of creating exceptional places and experience and its promise of exceeding customer expectations. Since 1991, Chad has developed and planned over 6,000 acres of land and developed more than 6.5 million square feet of office, industrial, medical, retail, hospitality and residential properties, including more than 1,700 units of multifamily apartments.

Chief Investment Officer & Co-Founder

Troy’s leadership skills and attention to detail has helped guide the company he helped found toward its purpose of creating exceptional places. At McWHINNEY Troy handles investor relations, strategic planning, operational systems and securing investment opportunities.

Troy has received entitlements for over 5,500 acres of Colorado land consisting of over 14,000 residential units and approximately 20 million square feet of commercial development at full build-out.


As president Peter is responsible for leading the company’s development efforts.

A veteran real estate professional, Peter brings decades of real estate entitlement and development experience, including master-planned communities, to McWHINNEY. Over his 30-year career he has focused on large, master-planned projects and built thousands of residential units both for rent and for sale, as well as seen dozens of office, industrial and commercial projects through to completion.

From working in project management for initiatives that included commercial, residential, resort, industrial and master-planned communities to serving as president of Intracorp Companies, where he successfully led and revitalized the company through the economic downturn, Peter has amassed wide-ranging leadership and management expertise.

Chief Financial Officer

John’s career has been focused on real estate finance and investment for leading real estate operating companies in the United States. After completing his MBA, John worked for Security Capital Group, a real estate investment group that formed and managed real estate operating companies in the US and Europe. After Security Capital, John was a partner with M3 Capital Partners, a real estate private equity firm focused on entity-level investing and strategic advisory services. Most recently, John was the head of U.S. real estate for Arcapita, Inc. a Bahrain-based alternative asset investment manager. 

John graduated from the University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School with a degree in Finance, and earned his MBA at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Chief Operations Officer

At McWHINNEY Julie leads the accounting, information technology, commercial property management and multifamily operations teams. Her responsibilities include overseeing operational activities and strategies for the McWHINNEY teams, as well as directing short- and long-term financial/asset management initiatives. Julie brings more than 28 years of accounting, finance and operations experience to the company.

Chief Investment Officer, Hospitality

Dave brings more than 35 years of experience in real estate and hospitality to McWHINNEY. His responsibilities include acquisitions, developments, asset management and dispositions. He is also responsible for creating, documenting and executing new business strategies associated with all hospitality-related acquisitions and development.

Dave has worked all over the world for companies that include Laventhol and Horwath, Prudential Property Company in Atlanta, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Sage Hospitality.

Senior Vice President of Commercial Development

In his role heading up McWHINNEY’s Commercial Development efforts, Mark provides strategic direction, creating and approving business development plans for commercial office, medical, industrial and retail opportunities.

Mark joins McWHINNEY with more than 20 years of experience in real estate development and management. He has been involved in a number of groundbreaking projects in Colorado including the ART hotel in downtown Denver and the Hyatt Hotel & Conference Center at Fitzsimons Village in Aurora. He has also been instrumental in the development of more than $200 million in commercial and residential assets in Michigan.

Senior Vice President of Mixed-Use Development

In charge of development and acquisitions, Dan is responsible for identifying, structuring, planning and entitling new mixed-use deals. His focus is on acquiring outstanding urban infill real estate in Colorado’s Front Range and western states that represent unique opportunities for long-term value creation and the development of exceptional places. He brings years of global urban infill and mixed-use development expertise to McWHINNEY’s leadership team.

Senior Vice President, General Counsel

As senior vice president and general counsel, Mike oversees all of McWHINNEY’s legal affairs, serves as an advisor to ownership, manages outside counsel relationships and provides strategic direction on contract negotiations, risk and government matters.

Before joining McWHINNEY, he handled the legal aspects of acquisitions throughout the United States and Australia for Vail Resorts. Prior to that he also represented large-scale developers, insurance companies and investment funds in commercial real estate transactions, vertical development, financing and land use matters. He’s also counseled mortgage and mezzanine lenders, opportunity funds and investment banks in the origination of billions of dollars of structured real estate financing for office, luxury residential, hotel, retail, casino and healthcare properties.

Senior Vice President of Finance

For McWHINNEY Joshua is responsible for sourcing, negotiating and closing on debt capital for real estate projects and for managing the company’s overall debt portfolio. Joshua brings with him over 32 years of accounting, finance (in excess of $2 billion of closed capital transactions), operations and real estate development experience.

Before joining McWHINNEY, Joshua served in C-level and leadership positions for various real estate-related companies throughout the Midwest.

Vice President of Multifamily Development

In his role at McWHINNEY, David guides the company’s multifamily development and strategy. In this capacity, David recommends markets for multifamily development, evaluates specific development opportunities, negotiates agreements and fosters McWHINNEY’s relationship with the multifamily broker community.

Prior to joining McWHINNEY, David was actively involved in the origination, financing and management of more than $200 million worth of developments. He has also served as asset manager for a 1.9-million-square-foot retail portfolio.

Vice President of Marketing

As McWHINNEY’s lead marketing officer, Keo is responsible for developing the vision and executing a strategic, integrated marketing and public relations platform for the company and all of its initiatives. Keo also leads both the internal development of key marketing initiatives as well as activates and develops relationships with key partners.

Prior to joining McWHINNEY, Keo ran two successful marketing businesses in Colorado, using her expertise in media strategy, marketing campaign execution, research and data analysis and social media management to shape a variety of notable Colorado brands including United Airlines, Forest City Stapleton, Five Points Business District, the City and County of Denver, Xpedx, CU, DU and Shaw Construction.

Vice President of Community Development/GM of Centerra

At McWHINNEY David manages and oversees the strategy, vision and execution, as well as the development and management of McWHINNEY’s 3,000-acre master-planned community, Centerra.

Before coming to McWHINNEY, David oversaw DMB Pacific Ventures’ entitlements, land development, marketing and lot sales for Summerly, a 700-acre, 1,600-home master planned community in Lake Elsinore, California. At Pacific Ventures he also served on the Tejon Mountain Village management team, where he helped craft the award-winning zoning and development regulations for the 26,000-acre resort and residential community and oversaw that project’s operations, community and government relations.

Vice President of Community Development/GM of North Park

As vice president of community development and general manager of North Park, Kyle develops and oversees the strategy, vision, development and execution of large-scale multi-use projects and master-planned communities.

Kyle brings nearly two decades of experience in creating unique master-planned communities in resort settings to McWHINNEY. Prior to joining the company, Kyle served as CEO and vice president of development for Granby Ranch, a 5,000-acre community in Colorado. During his time with Granby Ranch, he managed the development of 850 residential units, developed a new master plan for the community, extended entitlements by 40 years, established a variety of community amenities and served as president of the community metropolitan districts.

Vice President of Development, Northern Colorado

In her role as vice president of Development, Northern Colorado, Ashley oversees McWHINNEY development in that part of the state from procurement to completion.

Ashley’s responsibilities include sourcing, vetting, competing for, procuring and overseeing all new Northern Colorado development projects. She supervises all aspects of project management from client relationships and prospects to contract and budget oversight and community involvement.

Ashley brings 14 years of development experience to McWHINNEY that includes developing $30-$40 million heavy and light industrial, residential mixed-use and open-space projects and cultivating new business.

Vice President of People Services

As vice president of people services for McWHINNEY, Shawn strives to help create the very best place to work and is committed to helping high-performing teams advance the McWHINNEY Purpose and Promise.

Prior to joining McWHINNEY, Dr. Evans was instrumental in guiding Colorado’s Poudre Valley Health System in the achievement of receiving the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and to being recognized as one of the nation’s top health systems for quality, efficiency, employee and patient satisfaction.

Shawn is a nationally recognized expert in the fields of organizational development, design and performance.

Vice President of Asset and Risk Management