Lawrence E. Kreider, Jr. has rejoined the Company as Chief Financial Officer beginning May 2021, succeeding Michael Frenz. Previously, from the Company’s formation in August 2015 to his retirement in June 2019, Mr. Kreider was Chief Financial Officer of the Company and, from September 2014 to August 2015, financial consultant to the Company.
Prior to joining Clipper, from 2011 to September 2014, Mr. Kreider was retired and self-employed as a financial consultant. From 2007 to 2011, he was Chief Financial Officer of Cedar Realty Trust, where he had direct responsibility for all aspects of the Company’s financial operations. From 2001 to 2007, Mr. Kreider was Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer and Chief Accounting Officer for Affordable Residential Communities, now named Hilltop Holdings Inc. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Kreider was Senior Vice President of Finance for Warnaco Group Inc. and, in 2000 and 2001, President of Warnaco Europe. From 1986 to 1999, Mr. Kreider held several senior finance positions with Revlon, Inc., as Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, and with MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings. Prior to 1986, he held senior finance positions with Zale Corporation, Johnson Matthew Jewelry Corporation and Refinement International Company. Mr. Kreider began his career with Coopers & Lybrand, now PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Kreider holds a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and a Master’s of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.