Lee M. Woodard
A dynamic and ‘hands on’ property management and finance professional with proven ability to generate profitable revenues from real estate properties. Quickly identifies business opportunities and practical solutions based upon financial and business acumen.
• New business development
• Financial management
• Estate and Property management
• Project Management
• Strategic Planning
• People Management
• Estate and Financial Planning
• Property Development
01/13 – Present
The Lodge at Mount Magazine – State of Arkansas
Responsible for 85 full-time employees with an additional 25 part-time employees to excel in superior customer service – including restaurant, bar, housekeeping, maintenance, group sales, banquets and administration.
06/09 – 01/13
Financial & Estate Marketing Consultant
Wildlands Management Company
Estate management responsibility for all of Wildlands properties across the US region and new business development. Overseeing all financial matters relating to the Wildlands Management Company properties and strategic recommendations for further land investment opportunities.
Complete marketing, coordination & promotion of company’s portfolios
03/06 – 06/09
Financial Corporate Trust Associate/ Administrator
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON – Los Angeles, Boston
Responsible for closing multi-million dollar Municipal & Corporate Bond Issues for BONY Mellon in Boston and co ordination of all closing activities for Corporate Trust Advisory. Managed and monitored all trust accounts across multiple database systems.
Extensive quantitative analysis and monitoring of bond-structured transactions
12/03 – 06/05
Securities Investment Broker/ Financial Consultant
AG EDWARDS & SONS, INC – New York, NY
Private wealth management consultant and institutional client-based consulting
Generated and managed a $30m portfolio of client accounts and new clients.
Series 7 & 66 Securities License / New York State Insurance Licensed
05/03 – 12/03
Financial Consultant & Project Director
BST TIMBERLANDS, LP – Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Managed timberland/ pipeline/ property transactions between developer, borrower, seller, legal counsels, title companies as well as all applicable authorities scout for potential timberland, including negotiating terms, conditions and financial provisions.
05/95 – 05/03
Hotel Estate & Restaurant Manager
FIRST HOTEL AMARANTEN – Stockholm, Sweden
Property management for the hotel and restaurant property. Maintained a high-level quality service to guests with management of 13 employees at flagship hotel. Provided managerial training within the First Hotel chain of 50 properties and coordinated conference activities. Managed all catering and estate requirements.
09/93 – 05/95
Business Studies – Scandanavia Studies Abroad
Language studies in Swedish
08/89 – 07/93
Supervisor/ Senior Loan Closer
TOKAI BANK OF CALIFORNIA – Los Angeles, CA
– Loan Documentation/ Legal Department
Managed and facilitated the close of multi-million dollar Credit-Enhanced Bond transactions across multiple departments including – loan officer, borrower/ developer, legal counsels, issuer, trustee, bond counsel, underwriter/ remarketing agent, rating agency, financial advisor, tender agent and title company. Coordinate and disburse loan proceeds for funding of all loans including Entertainment Loans. Produced all Letters of Credit on behalf of TOKAI BANK OF CALIFORNIA
Process and document Commercial/ Construction/ Residential & Consumer Loans.
Design and implement new strategies for documenting/ processing Commercial Loans
04/89 – 08/89
Financial Services Loan Officer/ Loan Underwriter
MORTGAGE & BANKING TEMPS, Beverly Hills
Lending with various commercial banks and lending institutions
03/88 – 03/89
Commercial / Business and Residential Real Estate Loan Officer
BANK OF AMERICA, Culver City, California
Responsible for acquiring new clientele for branches’ loan portfolio
10/86 – 03/88
Broker/ Dealer Service Representative
THE CAPITAL GROUP, INC. – AFD, Los Angeles, CA
Marketing of 21 mutual funds, retirement plans (defined contribution) and relaying information on investment strategies to brokers/ dealers all over the U.S.A . Series 6 Securities License
02/85 – 06/86
Consumer Loan Officer
BANK OF AMERICA, Pasadena, CA
U.S. CONGRESS – Washington, D.C.
Congressional Intern – (LBJ Congressional Internship Program)
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS – Fayetteville, Arkansas
B.S. in Business Administration and Economics (Finance)
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY (LSU), Baton Rouge, Louisiana
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE/ ACTIVITIES
Working knowledge in WordPerfect, Microsoft Word and Lotus / Excel & all BNYMellon programs in Corporate Trust
ADPT (Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism) reservations and internal accounting systems
Previous Volunteer with 5th Avenue Presbyterian Church –Homeless Shelter
Member Church of Christ
Enjoy tennis, jogging, hiking and reading
USA & EU –Passport (Swedish)