Board Of Advisors
Board members L-R are: Mark Daley Jr., Michael Jongkind, Vince Andracchio, H. Mark Daley, III, Andrew Bene
H. Mark Daley, III
Mr. Daley is the founder and CEO of The Generation Companies and has served as its President since 1996. He has been active in commercial real estate endeavors his entire career. Initially Mr. Daley worked as a commercial real estate officer and credit administrator for Wachovia Bank, and in 1991 went to work for his father, H. Mark Daley, Jr., as Vice President-Real Estate for Daley Corporation. In 1994 Mr. Daley was made President of Daley Corporation and Daley Investments, Inc., two closely held real estate investment management and development companies engaged exclusively in activities for their own corporate accounts. Mr. Daley graduated Cum Laude from Oral Roberts University (Tulsa, OK) with a B.S. in Business Administration.
H. Mark Daley, Jr.
Mr. Daley, Jr. has been on the Generation Board since the company was founded in 1996. Mr. Daley has over 35 years experience in the lodging and real estate industries. Currently Mr. Daley serves as President and Chairman of the Board of Daley Investments, Inc. and is a local Director for Wachovia Bank in Rocky Mount, NC. Mr. Daley regularly contributes his time to a multitude of missions and church-related organizations and ministries. He earned his B.A. in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1964.
Vincent C. Andracchio, II
Mr. Andracchio is an original Generation board member. Mr. Andracchio has been with Guardian Corporation, a restaurant development and operating company, since 1989. Initially serving as Director of Corporate Assets, he now leads the company as President and Chief Operating Officer and serves on the Guardian Board of Directors. Mr. Andracchio's other Board responsibilities include Centura Bank's local Board, Rocky Mount Chamber of Commerce, Rocky Mount Boys and Girls Club and Trustee for N. C. Wesleyen College. He graduated from Wake Forest University with a B.S. in Business Administration.
Mr. Jongkind has been focused on technology business development throughout his career. Recently, he was VP of Business Development at SND, a software integration firm focused on the needs of the pharmaceutical industry. At SND, he was responsible for business partnerships and for the search process that led to SND's eventual sale to e-Presence (formerly Banyan Systems) for $32 million in cash and stock. Prior to his engagement with SND, Michael was a co-founder and VP of E-Comm, where he focused on business development and revenue generation from the company's inception in 1993 until its acquisition by XcelleNet in 1996. Earlier, Michael was involved in key sales, marketing and business development roles with Bellsouth/RAM Mobile Data and Nynex. Michael holds a B.A. in Telecommunications from Indiana University.
Andrew G. Bene
Mr. Bene joined Generation's Board in February 2008. Mr. Bene has over 38 years of experience in the investment banking industry in Manhattan. Mr. Bene served as EVP of MB Real Estate, Managing Director and Group Leader at Sandler O'Neil and Partners, Managing Director of Capital Markets at Marshall and Stevens, and Managing Director/Partner of the Global Capital Markets Practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers Securities LLC. Andy holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and graduate degrees from the Graduate School of Banking of Brown University and the Graduate Real Estate Institute of New York University. He is also a visiting professor at Yale University, lecturing on real estate finance. Bene is a licensed real estate broker in the State of New York and holds both the Series 7 and Series 63 Securities licenses.