December 15, 2016 | Tampa, Fla. | People
Gresham, Smith and Partners, a leading multi-disciplinary design and consulting firm for the built environment, is proud to announce that Leith Oatman, LEED AP, senior vice president of Corporate + Urban Design, has been appointed to the 12-member CoreNet Tampa Chapter Board of Directors. The local CoreNet chapter provides educational opportunities for corporate real estate professionals including peer collaboration events, learning programs and webinars that feature relevant industry topics and current global in-house corporate real estate trends. Through her Board involvement, Oatman will provide leadership and guidance toward the continued growth and effectiveness of the organization.
“I am honored to serve on the CoreNet Tampa Board of Directors,” commented Oatman. “I look forward to helping grow the Tampa chapter and am excited to help bring like-minded corporate real estate professionals together and provide opportunities for career development. CoreNet has been a wonderful resource for my career growth and I hope to help provide the same value for other professionals as we work together to advance our practices within the corporate real estate industry.”
As senior vice president of GS&P’s Corporate + Urban Design market in Florida, Leith guides corporate-focused strategic planning throughout the state and has contributed to significant portfolio growth in Central and South Florida. During her 21 years at GS&P, Leith has served as principal-in-charge and senior interior designer for numerous award-winning projects, bringing a fresh approach to each client engagement. Leith has won several awards, including a “Woman of Influence” honor from the Jacksonville Business Journal, a Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Florida’s School of Design, Construction and Planning, and an Excellence in Leadership Award from Community Connections of Jacksonville. She was selected as a Top Five Finalist for Tampa Bay Business Journal Woman of the Year awards program. Leith served on the Urban Land Institute Northeast Board of Directors and is an alumni of Leadership Jacksonville, as well as the Tampa Chamber of Commerce Insight program. To give back to her community Leith has served as a Board Member for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville, Inc.
, a non-profit global organization, represents almost 10,000 executives in 50 countries with strategic responsibility for the real estate assets of large corporations. The organization has 45 locally-based chapters dedicated to advancing the corporate real estate profession through professional development opportunities.