Chad Kugler serves as the Director of Accounting in the Dallas office where his responsibilities include overseeing TRC’s property-level accounting for all owned properties and third-party managed properties, as well as working in lease commission accounting and TRC accounting.
Kugler comes to The Retail Connection with extensive knowledge and experience in public and private accounting across various industries. Prior to joining The Retail Connection, he started his career at KPMG and most recently served as the Corporate Controller for Centennial Real Estate Company. As the Corporate Controller, he managed the full-cycle monthly close process for 12 properties, in addition to the corporate financials. He led and developed a team, implemented new processes and procedures, analyzed financials for variance explanations, and was a liaison for external investors and a 3rd party tax firm for yearly tax filings.
He received his Masters in Accounting and Bachelors in Business Administration from The McCombs Business School at the University of Texas at Austin. During his time there, Kugler also played linebacker for four years and won four bowl games, including a National Championship in 2006.
Kugler is a CPA, holds a Texas Real Estate License, and is a member of the National Association of Realtors. Outside the office, he is an active member at The Village Church and enjoys golfing, supporting the Dallas Cowboys and spending time with his wife, son, and two dogs.