Governance

Board Of Directors Innsbrook Owners Association, Inc.

As the non-profit corporation for all the landowners of Innsbrook, the Innsbrook Owners Association’s goal is to ensure the overall architectural harmony and enhance values for all those businesses within Innsbrook.

This shared vision of Innsbrook’s development quality has grown over the years.  Innsbrook is equal to the size and scale of a small city, and the Innsbrook Owners Association’s Board provides the necessary oversight and management of its many amenities, grounds maintenance and daily operations, including property management services, architectural review, administration of association fees and overall park budget.  Such vigilance in sound management practices continues to deliver the highest standards of quality within Innsbrook.

Each owner in Innsbrook contributes funds to the Association based on a budget prepared annually.

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Jane DuFrane, President

Highwoods Properties
Vice President Richmond Division

Jane is Vice President – Market Lead for the Highwoods Properties Richmond Division overseeing a portfolio that includes nearly 3 million square feet of office space, and inventory of land for development with a team of 29. She is responsible for all aspects of the division which include Marketing and Leasing, wholly owned and third-party Property Management, and obtaining new developments on existing or 3rd party owned sites.

She has been working in the Richmond market for 25 years, 24 of which have been with Highwoods. After working with Harrison and Bates, she joined Highwoods Properties when they opened the Richmond office in 1995 as a leasing representative, and has been promoted through the leasing department into her current role as of October 2018.

Jane graduated from Old Dominion University with a BSBA in 1994 where her studies were concentrated within the Real Estate Finance Department of the Business School. She earned her CCIM in 2002, her SIOR designation in 2011, and her Managing Brokers License in 2018. She was elected President of the Richmond CREW and GRACRE chapters, serves on the ULI-Virginia Management Committee, Advisory Board and is the Sponsorship Chair and Co-Founder of their first Local Product Council. She also serves on the Innsbrook Owners Association Board, The Girl Scouts Women’s Advisory Board and the Vestry of her Church, St. Mary’s Episcopal.


Brian Witthoefft, Vice President

Lingerfelt Commonwealth Properties
Managing Director – Leasing & Marketing

As partner and Managing Director of Lingerfelt CommonWealth Partners, Brian Witthoefft oversees all aspects of the leasing and marketing of the Company’s portfolio and sits on the Company’s Investment Committee.  Since 2003, Brian has gained expertise and knowledge through multiple sectors of the commercial real estate industry, including third-party investment sales and brokerage with CB Richard Ellis, institutional experience in the public REIT sector with Liberty Property Trust, and private sector experience in development and acquisitions with the Lingerfelt CommonWealth Partners.  Brian’s investment and leasing transactional experience includes over 750 transactions in excess of 7 million square feet.  Brian is a graduate of James Madison University and is a licensed real estate broker in Virginia.


Blaine Garrett, Secretary

Dominion Resources Services, Inc.
Real Estate Coordinator

Blaine joined Dominion in 1988, working in various real estate roles for Dominion Virginia and North Carolina Power Companies. Since 2004, he has led Dominion’s corporate real estate team. Blaine earned a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate and Urban Land Development from VCU. He has been on the Innsbrook Owners Association Board of Directors since 2010.


Paul Heckman, Treasurer

Keiter
Partner

Paul has over 19 years of experience in public accounting providing tax consulting and compliance services for privately owned businesses and individuals. Paul’s focus at Keiter emphasizes partnerships and limited liability companies, most of which are heavily concentrated in the real estate industry. His clients include commercial and mixed-use developments, residential developments, multi-family apartment complexes, low income housing, and land developers.

In addition, Paul applies his expertise and knowledge in structuring transactions and reviewing proposed acquisitions in order to minimize the tax consequences for his clients. He also leads the Firm’s Real Estate & Construction Industry team.

Before joining Keiter in 2002, Paul worked in Arthur Andersen’s corporate tax department as a senior tax associate.


Sidney Gunst, Jr., Founder

Innsbrook Associates, LLC
Real Estate Developer

Sidney is one of the original developers of Innsbrook, which began construction in 1979. He currently splits his time between managing his real estate and his political interests. He is a graduate of High Point University with a degree in business. Sidney has been on the Innsbrook Owners Association Board of Directors since 1985 and is a founding member.


Paul W.  Kreckman, ARC Committee (Architectural Review Committee)

Paul is a member of Innsbrook’s original development team offering research and real estate analysis backed by legacy knowledge. He has more than 35 years of experience in the Richmond real estate market, first as a consultant and then as a developer. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Syracuse University and a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Virginia. Paul has been on the Innsbrook Owners Association Board of Directors since 1985 and is a founding member.


Richard Souter, Director

WVS Companies
Executive VP
Innslake Place Apartments


Michael Blevins, Director

Wells Fargo Corporate Properties
Real Estate Portfolio Manager

Michael is responsible for the financial performance and daily operations of Wells Fargo’s administrative buildings in Central, Western and Eastern Virginia. He holds a Bachelors degree in Business with a concentration in Real Estate and Land Development from VCU. Michael joined the Innsbrook Owners Association Board of Directors in 2012.


Christina Smith, Director

Capital One Inc.
Director, CVA+SE Lead

Christina Smith is Director, Workplace Solutions at Capital One. She is an accomplished real estate professional leading Capital One’s Central VA regional team, accountable the corporate real estate portfolio from Richmond, VA south through Florida. Christina has a degree from Virginia Tech and over 15 years of experience guiding and managing programs including retail operation transitions, facility service integrations, service process re-engineering and supplier management at Fortune 500 companies. Christina’s team is responsible for multiple facets of the associate experience including facility management, conference services, corporate dining and construction. Prior to joining Capital One, Christina was Sr Program Manager, Store Environments at Circuit City. Outside of work she enjoys cheering on the Hokies, reading and spending time with her husband and three kids.


Ross Little, Director

Markel Corporation


Neil Amin, Director

Shamin Hotels
CEO

Mr. Amin started his career at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he advised public and private technology companies on merger and acquisition transactions as well as capital markets activities. He currently has overall responsibility for 60 hotels owned and operated by Shamin Hotels under Hilton, Marriott, Intercontinental Hotels, and Hyatt brands.  Additionally, Mr. Amin oversees the operations of Shamin’s Assisted Living and Dementia facilities in Virginia.  During his tenure at Shamin Hotels, the company has received numerous awards and recognitions including the Developer of the Year from Intercontinental Hotels Group and the Multi-Brand Developer of the Year, New Build/Adaptive Reuse of the Year, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from Hilton Hotels.  Mr. Amin was recognized as one of the Fifty Most Influential Virginians by Virginia Business in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

 

Mr. Amin graduated summa cum laude from The Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania, completing both his BS and MBA in Finance.  He is passionate about assisting the communities where the associates of Shamin Hotels live and work and currently serves as the Past Chairman of the board of Richmond Region Tourism and serves on the boards of the Community Foundation, the Virginia Museum of History and Culture, the Virginia Community Development Corporation, Sports Backers, Venture Richmond, the Virginia Council on Economic Education, and the Virginia Small Business Finance Authority.  Additionally, Mr. Amin serves on the Treasury Board of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Governor’s Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates at the pleasure of the Governor of Virginia.