Chartwell Partners congratulates our placement John Schaffitzel on his new role as President, Highland Industrial Park. Reporting to Highland Resources’ Chief Executive Officer, Schaffitzel will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of HRI’s largest asset including the direct supervision of approximately 80 company employees located at Highland Industrial Park. As a highly visible community leader, Schaffitzel will represent HRI in matters relating to the Park’s operations and be the chief negotiator on terms of leases and agreements with commercial tenants. Schaffitzel most recently was the Executive Director, Real Estate and Development with Oklahoma Ordnance Works Authority in Pryor, OK.
“We were thrilled to have found John for Highland; it was an amazing fit on both sides and each party seemed to be tailor made for the other,” said Sean O’Neal, Principal in Chartwell Partners’ Financial Services Practice.
About Highland Resources, Inc.
Based in Houston, Texas, Highland Resources, Inc. (“HRI”) is a family-owned real estate investment and development company with a proud history and remarkable track record of success in developing commercial and residential projects. HRI’s Highland Industrial Park, located in Camden, Arkansas, is 18,780 acres consisting of over 1,000 buildings including 5,408,686 square feet of industrial and warehousing facilities. In addition, HIP owns a ~10,000 square foot commercial center and owns and operates a nine-hole golf course in the nearby community of East Camden.
About Chartwell Partners
Chartwell Partners specializes in retained recruitment at the executive and board of director levels. Founded in 2005, they serve a variety of industries across the nation. Chartwell’s Real Estate Practice, led by Scott Petty, is regularly called upon by clients in the sector to lead C-Suite, board, and other senior executive search assignments. The team prides themselves on their reputation of consistency, confidentiality, and long-term success of their placements.