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The following section provides information on Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc.’s senior management, executives, CEO and key decision makers and their roles in the organization. For more insight into Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc.'s management and employees, unlock the full data with our company analytics monitoring tool.
Mr. Frank C McDowell has been the Chairman at Piedmont. He has been a Director of the company since 2008. Previously, Mr. McDowell served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director at BRE Properties from 1995 to 2004, as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Cardinal Realty from 1992 to 1995, and as the Senior Executive and Head of Real Estate at First Interstate Bank of Texas and Allied Bancshares. Prior to that, he served as a Director at Eagle Hospitality Trust from 2006 to 2008.
Mr. Dale H Taysom is the Vice Chairman at Piedmont. He has been the Director at Piedmont since 2015. Previously, Mr. Taysom served as the Global Chief Operating Officer at Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI). He spent 36 years at PREI. Prior to that, Mr. Taysom served in various positions including as the Head of US Transactions and Global Head of Transactions. He is a Member at the Urban Land Institute and a former Member of both the National Multi-Housing Council and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers.
Mr. C Brent Smith has been the Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director at Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc., since 2019. He served as the Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President of Northeast Region at Piedmont, until 2019. Previously, Mr. Smith served as the Executive Director at Morgan Stanley in the Real Estate Investment Banking division.
Mr. Robert E Bowers has been the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President at Piedmont since 2007. He began his career at Arthur Andersen & Company in Atlanta, and served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President at Wells Real Estate Funds from 2004 to 2007, and as a Senior Vice President at Wells Capital. Mr. Bowers served as the Chief Financial Officer and a Director at NetBank from 1997 to 2002 and as the Chief Financial Officer and a Director at Stockholder Systems from 1984 to 1996.
Ms. Laura P Moon has been the Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President at Piedmont since 2007. She served as the Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President at Wells Real Estate Funds, as the Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at ChoicePoint from 2003 to 2005 and as the Chief Accounting Officer at NetBank from 1999 to 2006. Ms. Moon served at Deloitte & Touche. She has 25 years of experience with accounting and reporting for public companies.