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TCREW Luncheon: Growth and Transformation at Research Triangle Park
April 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC-4
April 6, 2022
Embassy Suites, Cary, NC
Free For Members
$75 For Non-Members
Growth and Transformation at Research Triangle Park
Join TCREW in welcoming Scott Levitan, President and CEO, and Linda Hall, Executive Vice President and CFO, as they discuss how RTP is looking to the future.
Additional Event Information
12:00 PM – 1:15: Lunch and Program
RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, March 30th by 5:00 PM
Scott Levitan, President and CEO
Prior to his current role, Scott was the Vice President of Forest City Realty Trust and Development Director for the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins and the New East Baltimore Community. There, he oversaw a $1.5 billion initiative directly adjacent to The Johns Hopkins University medical campus that includes life science research and office space, residential, retail, a new public park, and a community school. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director of Real Estate Development for the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he oversaw all real estate planning and development activities for the Institute. During his tenure, he oversaw the development of Technology Square, a 1.6 million-square-foot institutionally sponsored but privatized development initiative in Midtown Atlanta.
Scott holds a master’s degree in urban design from Harvard University, a master’s in conservation studies from the University of York in York, England, and a bachelor’s in architecture from Louisiana State University. He is active in a number of real estate industry organizations, including the Association of University Research Parks, where he has served on its Board and taught an annual “BioParks 101” seminar.
Linda Hall, Executive VP and CFO
Linda Hall serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina. Linda has led the oversight and management of the Foundation’s finances, investments, human resources, IT, and operations for over 10 years.
In addition to the day-to-day fiscal management of the Foundation’s assets, Linda is heavily involved in the strategic financial positioning of the investments made in RTP and management of properties owned by the Foundation and its subsidiaries. Linda plays a key role in: the Foundation’s laboratory campus redevelopment; the Frontier RTP campus; the Hub RTP mixed-use development planning; and the acquisition, renovation, and leasing for nearly 700K SF of commercial office space.
Linda is a licensed CPA with the South Carolina Board of Accountancy, with over 25 years of experience in both public accounting and in private sectors. Prior to joining the Foundation in April 2007, Linda worked as a consultant in both Florida and North Carolina assisting mid-sized partnerships and corporations in financial, tax, and strategic business planning.
Linda currently serves on the NC IDEA Board, NC Advisory Committee for the Council for Development Finance Agencies, and the TCREW Executive Committee.