Brenda Kipling is the Senior Property Manager for KOMO Plaza and is responsible for the overall management of the building. Brenda has over 24 years of experience in commercial real estate working with firms such as JLL, CommonWealth Partners, Unico Properties and Equity Office Properties. She has managed over 3 million square feet and oversaw $25 million in capital and tenant improvements. Four assets received LEED certification under her direction. Earlier in her career she worked with a local investor in Seattle acquiring and managing multiple types of assets. She earned her Bachelor of Finance from the University of Utah.
Audra Yocom is the Tenant Coordinator for KOMO Plaza and is responsible for building and maintaining tenant and vendor relationships, coordinating events, and handling various projects within the KOMO building. Audra recently moved to Seattle from Los Angeles, CA where she was a Sales Analyst for over 10 years for companies such as Ixia/Keysight Technologies, Warner Bros, and DIRECTV.
David Waller oversees the strategic positioning, follow-on investment and overall business performance of One Wilshire on behalf of GI Partners and its investors. Formerly with The Carlyle Group in Washington, DC, David worked on funds investing in real estate throughout the United States and Western Europe. Earlier in his career, he worked with Riverstone Holdings, a New York based private equity firm focused on investments in the global energy industry.
David earned his Master of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, as well as Bachelor of Business Administration with Distinction from The University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
Jeff Pace is the Engineering Manager for KOMO Plaza and is responsible for Data Center and Office Building operations and the 24/7 Engineering team. Jeff oversees the Maintenance and Operations of Building and Data Center Critical infrastructure, including all aspects of Electrical, Mechanical, DDC, and Energy Management for Data Center, Retail, and Office tenants. Before joining the KOMO Plaza team in December 2011, Jeff was involved with several other Hines buildings in Downtown Seattle, as well as startup and commissioning of Hines Expedia Tower in Bellevue. Jeff has over 20 years engineering experience in over 3.5 million square feet of Class-A Office and Data Center buildings in the Seattle area, and is a licensed Electrician. Jeff is a former helicopter flight instructor and commercial helicopter pilot. Jeff also serves on the Board of Directors for a local marina, and is Past Commodore for the Rainier Yacht Club.
Alexander C. Smith
Alexander C. Smith is Executive Vice President of Cushman & Wakefield and is a national executive representative for One Wilshire. Alex works closely with mission critical clients on site selection, advisory and transactional work.
He joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2000 and was immediately drawn into work servicing the telecommunications boom by representing tenants in the acquisition of mission critical data centers and telecom facilities. In 2011 and 2013 Alex was the top producing broker in Chicago and the Midwest for Cushman & Wakefield, including ranking 11th in the entire company.
Alex earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Iowa.