HOUSTON, Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern today announces veteran real estate professional Kurt Emshousen has joined the firm as chief administrative officer. Emshousen also has been appointed to Transwestern's Executive Committee and Board of Directors, where he will work closely with the firm's leadership team to promote, support and measure Transwestern's aggressive growth initiatives.
"Transwestern is rapidly expanding across all service lines and geographies," said Transwestern's President | Americas Chip Clarke. "Kurt is highly regarded throughout the industry for his success in leading technology and process improvement initiatives in growing organizations. He will be instrumental in supporting our vision while keeping Transwestern's culture of teamwork and highly personalized service at the forefront of all that we do."
Emshousen honed his account management skills at KPMG, where he advised Fortune 50 financial services and global manufacturing firms on change management and operational effectiveness. He joined Cassidy Turley in 2011 and quickly rose through the ranks, ultimately serving as chief administrative officer and later chief human resources officer. During his tenure, he led numerous process improvement and technology projects to elevate efficiencies and the employee experience.
"This is an exciting time in Transwestern's history," said Emshousen. "I am impressed by the breadth of the platform and the company's thoughtful growth strategy to address changing market dynamics and evolving real estate needs. I look forward to joining a group of talented business leaders and collaborating with teams around the country to create efficiencies and drive value for a larger audience of real estate owners, users and investors."
A graduate of Southern Illinois University, Emshousen serves on the board of Kids in the Middle, an organization focused on helping children cope with divorce, and is a long-time volunteer for Hope Animal Rescues.
Transwestern is a privately held real estate firm of collaborative entrepreneurs who deliver a higher level of personalized service – the Transwestern Experience. Specializing in Agency Leasing, Management, Tenant Advisory, Capital Markets, Research and Sustainability services, our fully integrated global enterprise adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types. We leverage market insights and operational expertise from members of the Transwestern family of companies specializing in development, real estate investment management and research. Transwestern has 34 U.S. offices and assists clients through more than 180 offices in 37 countries as part of a strategic alliance with BNP Paribas Real Estate. Experience Extraordinary at transwestern.com and @Transwestern.
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