Senior Vice President
Chief Accounting Officer
As Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer for Columbia Property Trust, Wendy Gill oversees the Company’s accounting, financial reporting and tax areas, including reporting to the SEC, NYSE, and Columbia’s board of directors. Her responsibilities also include oversight of internal controls to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Ms. Gill has 24 years of experience in the accounting and finance industries. She was appointed to her current position in 2013, as the Company established its inaugural team in preparation to list its shares on the NYSE. Ms. Gill also served as the Company’s interim Principal Financial Officer in 2013. Previously, Ms. Gill served with Wells Real Estate Funds, Columbia Property Trust’s predecessor advisory firm, for 11 years in progressive roles until her appointment to Chief Accounting Officer in 2007. Earlier in her career, she worked for Arthur Andersen as an audit manager in the firm’s Atlanta and Washington, D.C. offices with a focus on clients in the real estate, hospitality, and financial services industries.
Ms. Gill earned a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware. She holds the Certified Public Accountant designation from the Maryland State Board of Public Accountancy and is a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.