The Site Selectors Guild, the only association of the world’s foremost professional site selection consultants, has announced the addition of two new full members and three associate members as well as the advancement of one current member from associate to full member status.
Guild membership is the highest standard in the site selection industry. All members must be actively engaged as site selection professionals and adhere to the Code of Conduct established by the Site Selectors Guild. At least seven years of site location experience is required of full members and three years’ experience is required of associate members.
“The Guild’s new and advancing members bring tremendous experience and expertise in the field of site selection,” said Charlie Jewell, managing director of the Site Selectors Guild. “I’m excited to have these members on board and look forward to their contributions to the Guild ”
Guild membership chair Matt Szuhaj added, “The Site Selectors Guild is comprised of the top site selection consultants, and this year’s new and advancing members are no exception.”
The current Guild member that has advanced from associate to full member status is Kim Moore, executive managing director, Newmark Global Strategy, a consulting practice within the firm’s Global Corporate Services. Kim has over two decades of experience working with the private and public sectors advising on economic development, site selection and incentives negotiation.
New full members include:
Kim Williams Davis
Kim Williams Davis is a director at Quest Site Solutions. Kim provides site selection, incentive negotiation, and economic development consulting services. Current and past site selection experience includes projects in manufacturing, headquarters relocations and distribution.
Brad Lindquist is a senior managing director with Newmark Global Strategy consulting, a practice within the firm’s Global Corporate Services. Brad has over 17 years of experience as an advisor on domestic and international facility strategy, specializing in business location strategy, facility site selection, economic incentives negotiations and real estate portfolio optimization.
New associate members include:
David Dera is a managing director at Newmark, working within the Global Strategy consulting practice. Located in Germany, David focuses on location strategy, supply chain optimization, economic development and incentives advisory in the EMEA region. David also advises economic development organizations on attracting foreign direct investment and has developed investment promotion strategies throughout Europe and globally.
Tess Fay is a principal at Global Location Strategies with a focus on manufacturing and industrial sectors. Tess’ most recent project experience includes multi-billion-dollar projects in the metals and battery industries, as well as major investments in the consumer goods and automotive industries.
Carter Wood is a senior manager at Ernst & Young LLP, working on the Global Incentives Innovation and Location Services team. In his current role, he assists clients with location investment decisions both in the U.S. and abroad. With a focus on U.S. foreign inbound investment, Carter’s experience includes serving clients with location strategy, site selection and incentives advisory services.
About the Site Selectors Guild
The Site Selectors Guild is the only association of the world’s foremost professional site selection consultants. Guild members provide location strategy to corporations across the globe and for every industry, sector, and function. Founded in 2010, the Site Selectors Guild is dedicated to advancing the profession of international corporate site selection by promoting integrity, objectivity and professional development. Members are peer-nominated, vetted, and must demonstrate significant professional location advisory experience. In the past three years alone, Guild members facilitated the announced creation of approximately 165,000 jobs and $90 billion in announced capital investment. Guild membership is the highest standard in the site selection industry. For more information, visit siteselectorsguild.com or follow @siteselectguild on Twitter.
Nick Reshan, DCI