Douglas C. Nash is Chief Financial Officer of The Retail Connection, LP, a real estate advisory, brokerage and investments firm exclusively focused on retail. The Retail Connection represents over 200 of the leading national retail and restaurant chains in the country, over 20 million square feet of properties for its clients, operates investment services platforms including Connected Development Services, Connected Acquistion Services and Connected Capital. The firm also provides asset and property management through its Connected Management Services division.
Nash brings over 20 years of corporate finance, financial management and analysis, strategic planning and systems integration in leadership roles with GE Capital Real Estate and Industrial Properties Corporation. Doug was at Industrial Properties Corporation/GE Capital Real Estate for over 14 years, starting as Controller at Industrial Properties Corporation in 1997 eventually becoming the Chief Financial Officer before GE Capital Real Estate purchased the company from Crow Holdings, a private equity real estate fund in 2007. At GE Capital Real Estate, Doug served as Finance Manager / Asset Manager for a 12 million SF Industrial portfolio in 14 U.S. markets. In 1989, Doug began his career at Rader Companies, Inc. in Dallas, Texas eventually becoming the Controller before departing in 1997 to join Industrial Properties Corporation. Rader Companies, Inc. owned Rader Properties, Classified Parking System and Triple A Oil Company.
Nash will lead the finance and property management teams, oversee the IT and HR functions and help support the business platforms on both the services and investment sides of the business.
Nash is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas. Doug played two years of junior college baseball in Hutchinson, Kansas, received his undergraduate degree in Finance from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma and an Executive MBA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.