Scope of Service Experience Mr. Leighton is responsible for corporate account management and new business development of corporate accounts within NAI Global's Corporate Services Group. He also provides leadership to the NAI Global Technology Team which provides supporting system solutions for corporate accounts. Education BA, Accounting - Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA Background & Experience Thirty-two years of varied experience within the chemicals industry relating to real estate, sales, service support and marketing. Former Corporate Real Estate Manager, Marketing Manager, and Sales Administrative and Customer Service Manager. Organized and led a best practices group with fellow corporate real estate managers from global chemical firms active in industrial real estate activities. This group exchanged best practices relating to environmental, process improvements, site selection, support systems and procedures. The exchange provided members of the group with validation and new ideas for improving the effectiveness and productivity of their corporate organizations. Manager, Real Estate and Space Planning - Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Accountable for managing all real estate activities (acquisitions, disposals, options, leases, development, zoning, easements, licenses, permits, appraisals, etc.) in support of the company's businesses within the Americas, the property management functions (including lets to third parties and landlord responsibilities) for the company's let properties, the information system for the company's global real estate holdings and space planning activities for all corporate and operating groups in the Allentown, PA area. Professional Affiliations & Designations Mr. Leighton is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Pennsylvania and is a member of Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC). Mr. Leighton is the author of several published articles on Facilities and Real Estate. Additionally, Rick has been a speaker at the annual ARCHIBUS User Conference and partcipated on a panel at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) 2006 Annual Conference. Significant Transactions Key accounts include Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Bombardier, Dow Corning, E. I. DuPont, First Group Americas and U.S. Steel.