Mark Shapland

EVP - Chief Operating Officer

Mark Shapland was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Becknell Industrial in January 2011. Mark joined Becknell in 2008 and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Becknell’s real estate portfolio, including new leasing, build-to-suit projects, acquisitions and portfolio management. He provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure the Company has the proper operational controls and people in place to promote financial strength and operating efficiency.

Mark is focused on strategic planning for the future and collaborates with Becknell’s management team to establish initiatives, develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes and people designed to accommodate the rapid growth objectives of the Company. A 20-year banking and real estate industry veteran, Mark is widely recognized for his real estate investment expertise and key institutional investor relationships.

Prior to joining Becknell Industrial, Mark spent 17 years in commercial real estate lending. The last 11 years he served as Senior Vice President - Credit Administration with Park National Bank, a $4 billion Chicago-based bank.


Bachelor of Science - University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Master of Business Administration - Northwestern University

Achievements & Affiliations

H Foundation - Board of Directors Member