Donald L. Warden
Vice President - Real Estate and Alternative Income
B.A. in Political Science from Southern Illinois University; M.B.A. from Mercer University
Donald L. Warden was appointed Vice President of Real Estate and Alternative Income in August 2018. He is responsible for leading CatchMark’s disposition program and the development of alternative income streams from solar, wind, aggregates, minerals, wildlife, etc. Additionally, Mr. Warden has operational oversight and management of Joint Venture funds that have significant value add components such as retail disposition strategies, mitigation sales, etc.
Mr. Warden joined CatchMark as Vice President Operations in 2013 and had previously served as Director of Operations for Wells Timberland Management Organization since 2007.
Mr. Warden has over 15 years of experience in the real estate, timber, and energy industries. Prior to joining the Wells Timberland Management Organization, he served as Director of Operations for the Capital Markets division of Wells Real Estate Funds directing the due diligence and closings for approximately $2 billion in commercial real estate transactions. Mr. Warden also previously held positions with Mirant as Senior Business Analyst, and with Accenture as a Consultant. From 1994 to 1998, he served as an infantry and signal officer in the U.S. Army.