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Phillips Edison appoints VP of Community Partnerships


Salt Lake City -- Phillips Edison & Company announced it has promoted Scott Adair to VP of Community Partnerships, effective immediately. Adair, who previously served as assistant director of Property Management, will remain based in Salt Lake City.

In his new role, created as a result of the company’s Innovation Labs’ ‘Community Engagement Initiative,’ Adair is responsible for cultivating new and managing existing relationships with community leaders to build goodwill and advance business objectives.

“Scott’s leadership experience and strong track record of building mutually beneficial relationships with our key stakeholders will be critical in this new role,” said Bob Myers, COO. “We look forward to the continued positive impact Scott will have on cultivating, advancing and strengthening the partnerships Phillips Edison shares with the communities in which we operate.”

Adair has more than 15 years of property and project management experience. In his previous position, he was responsible for the overall financial and operational success of 60 of the company’s properties. Prior to Phillips Edison, he worked for DDR Corp. and Sperry Van Ness Asset Management. He has also held various leadership positions on advisory boards for Salt Lake County and other charitable non-profit organizations.

Innovation Labs is a professional development series that places associates from various departments at Phillips Edison on a united team and assigns them a real-life opportunity facing the company. Teams must draw on leadership, creativity and critical thinking to develop a solution that executive-level management will review for implementation. The program is part of PECO University, a focused professional enrichment program designed to provide educational opportunities for PECO associates.

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