Lucas Haldeman

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Lucas Haldeman is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and founder of SmartRent and has served on our Board since the Business Combination. Mr. Haldeman has spent the last two decades innovating and developing property management technology for the real estate industry. Prior to founding SmartRent in 2017, Mr. Haldeman served as the chief technology and marketing officer of Colony Starwood Homes (formerly NYSE:SFR and now part of Invitation Homes Inc. (NYSE:INVH)) from 2013 through 2016 where he and his team developed a platform that was instrumental in helping the business acquire, renovate, lease and manage more than 30,000 single family homes. Previously, he served as the Chief Information and Technology Officer for Beazer Pre-Owned Rental Homes from 2012 through 2013, and was the founder and managing partner of Nexus Property Management, Inc. from 2006 through 2012. Mr. Haldeman earned his Bachelor of Specialized Studies degree in Economics and Business, English, and Computer Science from Cornell College. We believe that Mr. Haldeman is qualified to serve on the Board due to his in-depth multifamily knowledge and significant experience innovating and developing property management technology for the real estate industry and that Mr. Haldeman, as a founder of SmartRent, is essential to the long-term vision of SmartRent.

Alana Beard

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Alana Beard has a been a member of our Board since February 2021. In this role she has advised FWAA from the consummation of the initial public offering through a special purpose acquisition company. Ms. Beard has been a director of Fifth Wall Acquisition Corp. II and Fifth Wall Acquisition Corp III since April 2021. Ms. Beard was a Senior Associate at SVB Capital from February 2020 through June 2021, and serves as President of the 318 Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization since January 2021. Ms. Beard is the Founder and CEO of Transition Play, LLC, a career development firm for women athletes, since May 2021. Prior to joining SVB, Ms. Beard was a member of the WNBA Los Angeles Sparks organization from April 2012 to January 2020 and an ESPN/ACC women’s college basketball analyst from October 2019 to March 2020. During her career with the Sparks, Ms. Beard was a four-time WNBA All-Star, won the WNBA championship in 2016 and was named WNBA Defensive Player of the Year for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Ms. Beard graduated from Duke University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. We believe Ms. Beard’s prior leadership experience makes her well qualified to serve as a member of our Board.

Robert Best

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Robert Best has served as a member of our Board since the consummation of the Business Combination. Mr. Best served as an Independent Trustee of Colony Starwood Homes (formerly NYSE: SFR and now part of Invitation Homes Inc. (NYSE: INVH)) from January 2016 to June 2017. Mr. Best had served on the board of directors of Colony American Homes, Inc. until its merger with Starwood Waypoint Homes in January 2016. Mr. Best is the founder, Chairman, and President of Westar Associates, a private real estate development company established in 1980. As President, Mr. Best has developed over 70 projects exceeding $2.0 billion across various commercial and residential product types throughout Southern California. Prior to founding Westar, Mr. Best was a partner with Carver Companies where he was responsible for the acquisition, entitlement, leasing, finance, management, and disposition of shopping center development projects. Mr. Best served as a founding member of the University of Southern California’s Lusk Center for Real Estate. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, and the International Council of Shopping Centers. Mr. Best earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Southern California. We believe that Mr. Best’s extensive real estate development and asset management industry experience makes him well qualified to serve as a member of our Board.

John Dorman

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John Dorman has served as a member of our Board since the consummation of the Business Combination. Mr. Dorman has served since 2015 as a director of LoanDepot, Inc. (NYSE: LDI), a leading national non-bank lender serving consumers, and currently serves as Chairman of its Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee. From 2012 until June 2021, he also served on the board of directors of CoreLogic, Inc. (NYSE: CLGX), which provides real property and mortgage information, analytics and data enabled services. Mr. Dorman served as Chairman of the Strategy and Acquisitions Committee of CoreLogic from 2014 to 2020 and Chairman of the Audit Committee from 2020 to 2021. Mr. Dorman previously served as the Chairman of the board of directors of Online Resources Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCC) from 2010 to March 2013 when it was acquired by ACI Worldwide. From 1998 to 2007, Mr. Dorman served as a director, and from 1998 to 2003 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, of Digital Insight Corporation (Nasdaq: DGIN), a leading provider of software as a service for online banking and bill payment for financial institutions. From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Dorman was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Global Financial Services Division of Oracle Corporation. From 1983 to 1987, Mr. Dorman was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Treasury Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise modeling and financial analysis software for major global financial institutions that was acquired by Oracle in 1997. Additionally, Mr. Dorman currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of DeepDyve, Inc., a privately held technology platform for scientific and scholarly research. We believe that Mr. Dorman’s prior experience as chief executive officer of a technology service provider during a period of rapid growth and expansion enables him to provide insights into our operational, technology and growth strategies. We additionally believe his strategic perspective in the financial innovation space, financial expertise, and board experience additionally well qualify Mr. Dorman to serve as a member of our Board.

Ann Sperling

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Ann Sperling has served as a member of our Board since the consummation of the Business Combination. Ms. Sperling has over 39 years of real estate and management experience, including roles in commercial real estate investment and development and leadership roles in public real estate companies. From May 2018 until its spinout of Apartment Income REIT (NYSE: AIRC), she served as a director of Apartment Investment and Management Company (NYSE: AIV) and was Chairman of the Development and Redevelopment Committee. She is now a Director of AIRC, and currently serves as the Chairman of AIRC’s Nominating and Corporate Responsibility Committee and as a member of AIRC’s Audit Committee and its HR and Compensation Committee, which she chaired in 2021. From October 2013 through December 2021, Ms. Sperling also served as Senior Director of Trammell Crow Company, the development subsidiary of the public company, CBRE, focusing on the capitalization and execution of new commercial developments. Ms. Sperling retired from her position as Senior Director of Trammell Crow Company at the end of 2021 and now serves in an advisory role. From October 2009 through May 2013, she served in two roles at Jones Lang LaSalle, the public real estate investment and services firm, first as Chief Operating Officer, Americas, and then as President, Markets West. As COO, she oversaw operations, finance, marketing, research, legal and engineering and served on the governance focused Global Operating Committee. From October 2007 through June 2009, Ms. Sperling was Managing Director of Catellus, then a mixed-use development and investment subsidiary of the public REIT, ProLogis, where she was responsible for operations, finance and marketing, prior to this subsidiary’s preparation for sale. Previously, between 1982 and 2006, Ms. Sperling held a variety of roles at the public development and services firm, Trammell Crow Company, the last of which was as Senior Managing Director and Area Director, responsible for all facets of operations, finance, transactions and marketing for the Rocky Mountain Region, prior to the firm’s merger with CBRE in 2006. Ms. Sperling serves on the Advisory Board of Cadence Capital and the Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine. Ms. Sperling holds a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Psychology from Tufts University, and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard School of Business. We believe that Ms. Sperling’s extensive real estate investment and development, operations, marketing, and finance experience make her well qualified to serve as a member of our Board.

Bruce Strohm

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Bruce Strohm a private real estate investor/advisor, has served as a member of our Board since the consummation of the Business Combination. Mr. Strohm currently serves as a strategic advisor to Second Avenue Group, a full-service institutional quality single-family rental platform. He previously served as the Executive Vice-President and General Counsel of Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR), an S&P 500 public company, from January 1995 until January 2018. Equity Residential is one of the largest apartment companies in the United States, owning over 300 properties, with 80,000 units, with a market capitalization in excess of $35 billion. From June 2018 until December 2020, he served as Chief Legal Officer of Equity International, a private equity company owned by Sam Zell focusing on investing in real estate outside the United States. During his tenure at Equity Residential and Equity International, Mr. Strohm provided legal oversight of investments, capital markets activities and shareholder relations. Mr. Strohm earned a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Illinois. We believe Mr. Strohm’s extensive legal, real estate, public company, and financial experience make him uniquely qualified to serve as a member of our Board.

Frederick Tuomi

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Frederick Tuomi has served as a member of our Board since the consummation of the Business Combination. Mr. Tuomi served as President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Invitation Homes Inc. (NYSE: INVH), the nation’s largest single-family rental company, from 2017 until his retirement in January 2019. Prior to its merger with Invitation Homes, Mr. Tuomi served as Chief Executive Officer and director of Starwood Waypoint Homes from 2016 until 2017. Prior to its merger with Starwood Waypoint Homes, he served as Co-President and Chief Operating Officer of Colony American Homes, Inc. from 2013 until 2016. Mr. Tuomi was Executive Vice President and President—Property Management for Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR), one of the nation’s largest multi-family REITs, from 1994 until his retirement in 2013. He led the development of Equity Residential’s property management group through years of rapid growth and expansion, while helping to pioneer its leading operational platform. Throughout his career, he has served on numerous multifamily and single-family rental industry boards and executive committees, including the National Rental Home Council, National Multi-Housing Council, California Housing Council, California Apartment Association, Atlanta Apartment Association and the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate. Mr. Tuomi has also served as a member of the board of directors and on the Audit and Compensation Committees of Tejon Ranch Co. (NYSE:TRC), a diversified real estate development and agribusiness company. He currently serves as a Venture Partner Consultant with Real Estate Technology Ventures and as a member of the board of Lessen, Inc., a tech-enabled property services provider, VBC, a modular building company. Mr. Tuomi serves on the Board of Managers and Executive Committee of MultiGreen Properties, a multifamily company focused on the development of attainable and sustainable communities and is an Affiliate Partner with Lindsay Goldberg LLC, a private equity firm. He also serves as a board member and Treasurer of Cure Violence Global, a non-profit dedicated to reducing violence through innovative intervention programs rated ninth in the world among non-government organizations. We believe that Mr. Tuomi’s real estate background and understanding of both the multi-family housing and rental market make him very well qualified to serve as a member of our Board.