Arthur Woodbury is responsible for deal sourcing and asset management. Since joining Woodbury Corporation in April 2012, Arthur has participated in multiple deal executions as a part of the Woodbury development and acquisitions team including Nebraska Innovation Campus and the University Mall Redevelopment. Prior to joining Woodbury Corporation, Arthur spent four years working in the Real Estate Private Equity teams at the Blackstone Group and with Goldman Sachs in London where he participated on transactions totaling more than $6 billion. Arthur has a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania with a minor in Urban Real Estate Development in conjunction with the Wharton School and a Masters in Finance and Strategy from l’Institut de Sciences Politique (Sciences Po) de Paris.
O. Randall Woodbury, CPM®
O. Randall (“Randy”) Woodbury, President & CEO of Woodbury Corporation, is a member of the General Partnership and provides general oversight of the Fund. Randy has over 26 years of commercial real estate management experience. Since 1981, he has directed Woodbury Corporation’s property management department, during which time, the company’s portfolio grew to exceed 10 million square feet in twelve Western and Midwestern states. He holds Utah real estate and insurance licenses, Certified Property Manager® designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) which is the property management affiliate of the National Association of Realtors, for which he served nationally as Senior Vice President in 2007 and served as Secretary/Treasurer in 2008. Randy also served as the International President of IREM in 2010.
Randy Woodbury earned a B.A. in Business Finance at the University of Utah.
Jeffrey K. Woodbury
Jeff Woodbury is a member of the General Partnership and is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, and provides general oversight to the Fund. Jeff Woodbury is Vice President of Acquisitions and Development for Woodbury Corporation and also serves on the board of directors. For more than twenty years, Jeff Woodbury has been an integral part of deal sourcing, financing, acquisition, brokering, design, construction, marketing, and management of numerous projects varying from medical and aerospace research centers and office buildings to industrial facilities and multi-tenant shopping centers. In his more than two decades of professional experience with the legal and developmental aspects of real estate, he has successfully dealt with publicly-traded corporations, individually-owned companies, military and government entities, special interest groups, universities and recreation groups. In addition to his extensive background in development, Mr. Woodbury brings his great enthusiasm and knowledgeable vision to every project.
Jeff Woodbury earned a B.A. in History from the University of Utah and a J.D. with honors from Drake University Law School.
Jonathan W. Bullen
Jonathan Bullen is a member of the General Partnership and is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities and provides general oversight to the Fund. Jonathon Bullen has been investing in real estate for the past 25 years and is a founding investor and partner of Wasatch Premier Properties and Tower Group Holdings, a Salt Lake City based private real estate company, building a portfolio consisting of over 9,000 apartment units and over 2 million square feet of commercial office space across six of the western states. In addition to his real estate expertise, Jonathan has owned and managed businesses in the fields of telecommunications (radio and cable television), for profit career education and the health and fitness industry. He is the majority owner of the Eagle Gate College Group, which has five campuses located in the Salt Lake metropolitan area. Under Jonathan Bullen’s ownership and direction, the school’s student population has grown over 700 percent. Mr. Bullen also served as an elected director of the Career College Association and Chairman of the Membership Committee.
Jonathan Bullen earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Utah State University.
John R. Miller
John Miller is a member of the General Partnership and is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities and provides general oversight to the Fund. Mr. Miller has been investing in real estate for the past 25 years and is a founding investor and partner of Wasatch Premier Properties and Tower Group Holdings, a Salt Lake City based private real estate company, building a portfolio consisting of over 9,000 apartment units and over 2 million square feet of commercial office space across six of the western states. Mr. Miller recently retired as CEO of National Beef Packing, the 4th largest beef processing company in the United States. In his time with National Beef Packing, Mr. Miller grew the company from $500 million in sales to over $7 billion in sales. Mr. Miller is the founder of JR Miller Enterprises, a privately held company with diverse holdings in real estate, private enterprises and agriculture. Mr. Miller is a founding partner of Solamere Capital, a private equity fund focused on creating private partnerships with industry leaders across the country. Mr. Miller has been recognized in periodicals including Forbes magazine, Fortune Magazine, and numerous food industry articles over the years due to his leadership, operating expertise, and track record for turning around and building successful businesses.
Mr. Miller graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in History from Utah State University.
Lane L. Critchfield
Lane Critchfield is a member of the General Partnership and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Fund including deal sourcing, asset management and investor relations. Prior to joining the Fund, Mr. Critchfield was the CFO and a Partner of JR Miller Enterprises responsible for overseeing its investments in real estate and private equity. Mr. Critchfield serves as a board member of Wasatch Premier Properties, a diversified portfolio of multi-family apartments, and of Tower Group Holdings, the managing entity of its commercial office portfolio. Prior to joining JR Miller Enterprises, Mr. Critchfield was a Director of Finance for the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, where he helped organize one of the most successful winter Olympics in history, producing a profit of over $100 million.
Mr. Critchfield earned a B.S. in Organizational Communication from the University of Utah and an MBA from the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah.
Stanley R. Hoffman
Stan Hoffman is responsible for deal sourcing, investment underwriting and asset management. Mr. Hoffman has over 35 years of commercial real estate development, acquisitions, leasing and banking experience. Most recently, Stan was the Senior Development Director for Developers Diversified Realty (DDR) where he managed the acquisition, entitlement, finance, design and construction of several large (250,000 – 950,000sf) retail projects throughout the western half of the country. Additionally, he worked extensively on redevelopment projects for strip centers, regional malls and office buildings.
Stan earned a B.S. in Economics from Brigham Young University.
E. Taylor Woodbury
Taylor Woodbury is responsible for deal sourcing, asset management, and financial management. Mr. Woodbury serves as Treasurer of Woodbury Corporation and oversees financial reporting to banks and investors. Mr. Woodbury has held clerkships with the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General and Jones, Waldo, Holbrook & McDonough in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Mr. Woodbury earned a B.S. in economics, MBA, and J.D. from The George Washington University.
Jason J. Robbins
Jason Robbins is responsible for deal sourcing, asset management and fund operations. Mr. Robbins has a background in leveraged finance and fund operations, previously working at Golub Capital Partners in New York, a multi-billion dollar investment fund and a leading national provider of debt financings for middle market companies. At Golub Capital, Jason worked closely with the Vice Chairman, CFO and Portfolio Manager on strategic development initiatives, portfolio management, fund operations and participated on deal teams that evaluated numerous investment opportunities resulting in over $250 million invested in 20 companies. Prior to Golub Capital, Jason worked at MACC Private Equities and the University Venture Fund as an Associate and Director of Fundraising, and assisted in the creation of the $18 million student-managed venture fund.
Mr. Robbins graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Finance.
Lance C. Bullen
Lance Bullen is responsible for deal sourcing, investment underwriting and asset management. As a founding partner of Colmena Group, Lance Bullen first began working in the real estate industry as a development associate at Woodbury Corporation. After working on several, major development projects, Lance spent more than a year as an integral member of the proposal team of the recently awarded Hill Air Force Base Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) for the west side development project. This project represents the largest Enhanced Use Lease ever consummated with the Department of Defense (more than 500 acres). The project will be built out as one of the nation’s foremost research and defense parks, incorporating defense, aerospace, and computer science fields of research.
Lance earned a B.A. in Spanish at the University of Utah, a MBA from the Gore School of Business at Westminster College and a Masters of Real Estate Development at Columbia University.
Zachary J. Beynon
Zach Beynon is responsible for investment underwriting, asset management and fund operations. Zach has over nine years of experience in commercial real estate and private equity. Prior to joining Woodbury Strategic Partners in December 2010, Zach held several roles of responsibilities at OMNI Brokerage, Inc., a leading real estate investment capital firm. Property underwriting and due diligence, investment structuring, offering administration and equity fundraising were among his primary undertakings.
Zach earned a B.S. from the University of Utah and an M.S. in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University.
Elizabeth A. Yochum
Executive Administrative Manager
Beth Yochum is responsible for the day-to-day operations of office management for Woodbury Strategic Partners, including client relations and maintaining investor account records. Beth works directly with the company’s principals and managing directors as they strive to provide the highest quality relationships with their strategic partners. Prior to joining Woodbury Strategic Partners, Beth held several office management roles with several companies, all located in Wisconsin, over a twenty year period which included Oak Financial, a financial planning company; PDC Midwest, Inc., a design/build company for assisted living facilities and A. L. Schutzman, a food-processing manufacturing company, where she also filled the position of national sales account manager the last four years.
Beth earned a B.A. in Communications with a minor in Marketing from Marquette University.