Ms. Payne provides leadership and executive management experience to our Board. She also possesses substantial financial, accounting and corporate finance expertise gained through her experience as Chief Financial Officer of Taubman Centers and as an investment banker. Her financial focus and proficiency helped guide Taubman Centers through the economic recession and increase shareholder value. She brings to our Board an understanding of growth strategy. In addition, Ms. Payne’s extensive experience in real estate investment, development and acquisition gives her an informed and thorough understanding of macroeconomic factors that may impact our business.
- Director of Rockwell Automation, Inc.
- Chairman of the Board of Soave Enterprises, LLC, a privately held diversified management and investment company (2016 – 2017)
- President of Soave Real Estate Group (2016 – 2017)
- Taubman Centers, Inc.:
- Vice Chairman (2005-2016)
- Chief Financial Officer (2005-2015)
- Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (1997-2005)
- During the past five years, served as director of J.C. Penney Company, Inc.,Taubman Centers, Inc. and Soave Enterprises, LLC
- Investment banker, Goldman, Sachs & Co. (1987-1997)