NAI Capstone
214 South First Street
Suite 202

Rogers, AR United States 72756
t+1 479 899 6840 Ext 23 m+1 479 381 9901 f+1 479 899 6841
Michael Gardner
Development Services

Scope of Service Experience
Responsible for providing development services to NAI Capstone clients. Services include: feasibility/due diligence studies, design management, budgeting, coordination with governmental agencies, value engineering and construction management.
Background & Experience
Senior Vice President, CFO, FamilyLife Ministries, 2013 - 2017; Responsible for managing finances, fund development, human resources and technology.

Vice President, Real Estate Design, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., 2009 - 2013; Responsible for managing team of design professionals (architects, civil/mechanical/electrical engineers), project managers and cost estimators to design and deliver Wal-Mart's new store and remodel program. During my tenure, we delivered approximately 160 new projects and 500 remodeled stores annually.

Regional Vice President, Real Estate and Design, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 2005 - 2009; Responsible for developing a store growth strategy for the region and manage a team of real estate and design professionals who delivered new store projects in accordance with that strategy. Our major focus was on site selection, financial projections, budget management, consultant management and project management. During my tenure, we delivered approximately 60-85 new projects annually.

Director of Real Estate, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 2000 - 2005; Responsible for developing a store growth strategy for the region and manage a team of real estate professionals who delivered projects in accordance with that strategy. Our major focus was on site selection, financial projections, budget management and project management. During my tenure, we delivered approximately 45-60 projects annually.

Senior Real Estate Manager, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 1898 - 1999; Responsible for site selection, financial projections, budget management, consultant management and project management. During my tenure, I delivered over 200 projects in 32 states with major emphasis in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, California and Alaska.
Education
Juris Doctor, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Professional Associations & Designations
Kansas Bar
ICSC member
Chair of the Walmart Sustainable Facilities Network
Walmart Deal Committee, voting member
Walmart Lease Committee, voting member
University of California, Davis - Energy EfficiencyCenter, member of Advisory Board
Transaction History
Acquired, entitled and co-developed a 760,000 sf shopping centers in Exton, PA.

Acquired, entitled and developed a 600,000 sf shopping center in West Windsor Township (Princeton), NJ.

Acquired, entitled and developed a Walmart in Huntington Beach, CA which involved running a successful referendum vote in California's 7th largest city.

Managed acquisition, entitlements and development of Walmart's first store in the city of Chicago which included the construction and maintenance of Walmart's first vegetated roof system.

Regional team leader with approximately 800 new Walmart & Sams Clubs opened in the Northeast and North Central regions of the United States.