Meet the team
As President of BlueScope Properties Group, Scott has closed over $3.3 billion of real estate transactions across North America, acquired over $275 million of buildings and land, and developed over 4.5 million square feet of properties valued at over $250 million.
Throughout his career, Scott has overseen all aspects in real estate, including property development, acquisitions, asset management dispositions, leasing, portfolio management, business development, P/L, contract negotiations, customer and partner relations, broker and lender relationships, property management, tenant improvements, third party management, plus government and community relations. Scott is an active member of National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, CoreNet, Urban Land Institute, Kansas City SmartPort, and the Industrial Asset Management Council.
As Vice-President – General Council, Matt guides and executes the legal strategy and risk management of BlueScope Properties Group.
Matt has more than 15 years’ experience in structuring and negotiating complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital programs, procurement and sales contracts, environmental compliance, joint ventures relationships, business restructures/integrations, and successfully led multiple legal teams and been a member of various BlueScope management teams in the United States and Australia. Matt is a Board Member of the Kansas City chapter of CoreNet and an active member of Kansas City SmartPort.
As Project Manager, Denise has 35 years of design-build experience in construction project management and contract delivery stakeholder stewardship. Her past experience includes programming assessment, design, competitive procurement, scheduling and construction within various delivery models of design-build, cost plus, GMP, and lump sum.
Denise will work closely with the general contractor throughout the due diligence, preconstruction phase, and construction phases of project delivery.
As Commercial Finance Manager, Ben leads the financial analysis, reporting, strategy, and planning functions of BlueScope Properties Group.
Ben has more than 20 years’ experience in finance, business development, and strategy with proven success creating and launching strategic partnerships. His past experience includes Big 4 consulting, corporate development at a mobile media startup, and strategy and business development for the leading greeting card company in the world.
Ben earned his BSBA from the University of Missouri and his MBA from Emory University.
As assistant to the group, Jackie has more than 25 years’ experience of administrative support and as an executive assistant in areas of construction and real estate development. She has been an executive assistant within a design-build construction firm, a real estate developer, and a major hotel developer. She draws on those experiences as direct support for the entire group and works extensively in coordinating all things needed to support group functions including related documents tracking/execution, marketing and trade show support, travel, and expense management.