Elizabeth Kauchak is our Chief Operating Officer and is primarily responsible for leasing, property management and capital programs for Dermody Properties’ robust and expanding portfolio. She is a member of the company’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee and brings with her more than 18 years of experience in industrial real estate.
Prior to joining Dermody Properties in 2018, Ms. Kauchak held the position of Vice President/Market Officer for Prologis in the San Francisco Bay Area. She oversaw the leasing and property management teams for the company’s existing 19.6 million square foot portfolio. During her tenure, she was also involved in the design and construction of more than 20 million-square-feet of industrial space and completed more than 1,500 leasing transactions.
Ms. Kauchak holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations from Ball State University. She plays an active role in many professional and community organizations. Most notably she is a member of National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), Urban Land Institute (ULI), Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). Additionally, Ms. Kauchak has participated in constructing two homes and four playhouses for military families through Habitat for Humanity. She also volunteers her time to Junior Achievement and Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Currently, she volunteers at Emma C Smith Elementary School.