NewsDec 27, 2016
Lynne Chase Promoted To WinnCompanies Leadership Team; Named Executive Vice President of Accounting
Chase, a veteran of the company, is among series of year-end leadership promotions
Boston, MA (December 27, 2016) – WinnCompanies, the award-winning multifamily property developer and manager, today announced that Lynne Chase has been promoted to executive vice president and will be joining the company’s executive leadership team.
Ms. Chase has led the company’s accounting department as senior vice president since 2005 and has been a part of the WinnCompanies team for more than 25 years.
“Lynne is a homegrown talent for us and who has been instrumental to our success,” said WinnCompanies CEO Gilbert Winn. “Our clients are continually impressed with the best practices we bring to the table in accounting and finance, and Lynne and her team deserve the credit for that reputation. We are fortunate to have her expertise on the leadership team.”
In this new position, Ms. Chase will assume responsibility for all fiscal functions of WinnResidential, including corporate accounting and treasury management, as well as property management accounting and reporting functions for properties managed by WinnResidential and WinnResidential Military Housing Services. She will manage more than 110 employees in three functional areas that include accounting and reporting, treasury and cash management, and accounts payable.
As part of the company’s executive leadership team, she will work closely with the WinnCompanies Board of Directors to develop and implement long-range plans and strategies to direct the organization’s growth.
“I am proud to be a member of WinnCompanies and am grateful for the opportunities the Winn family has provided to me. It’s been a privilege to build my career here alongside a tremendous team and I am excited to tackle these new responsibilities,” said Chase. “As the company continues to grow and take on new challenges, I am committed to ensuring we continue to uphold our mission and remain accountable to our clients and residents.”
Chase joined WinnCompanies in 1990 as a property accountant. She was promoted three times in eight years, first becoming controller and taking on her previous role of senior vice president of accounting. Chase holds her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Merrimack College.
In addition to her promotion, WinnCompanies also is pleased to announce a series of executive promotions across its residential and military housing businesses:
- Martin McNeil, promoted to Vice President, Facilities at WinnResidential Military Housing Services;
- Julie Barr Plexico, promoted to Senior Vice President, Accounting at WinnResidential Military Housing Services;
- Lorraine Witunski, promoted to Vice President, Human Resources at WinnCompanies;
- Nicole Salmieri, promoted to Vice President, Marketing at WinnResidential; and,
- Andrew Lund, promoted to Regional Vice President at WinnResidential