Ivonne Neri is the Brand Manager of Helados La Neta, High Road Craft Ice Creams newest Mexican-Inspired ice cream brand. High Road is one of the nations largest and fastest-growing craft ice cream manufacturer, with products distributed nationwide. The company has been recognized on the Inc 5000 for five consecutive years, along with numerous press accolades and awards for entrepreneurial excellence.
Ivonne started her professional career at Mercedes-Benz, 17th in Forbes magazines Worlds Most Valuable Brands 2019 list. While working as the Media & Advertising Specialist for the Buses Division in Mexico, she adapted the strong brand communication guidelines for the Mexican market, with a special focus on digital media. She is a passionate professional with an outside of the box creative approach.
Ivonne is a strategic thinker with a roll up her sleeves work ethic. She loves sharing her Mexican background and heritage while working with the High Road team for the Helados La Neta brand, aiming to share the authentic flavors of Mexico, her culture, and bringing people from different cultures together. She is a dog lover who enjoys hiking, biking, wine & spirits, and spending time with her husband and fur family.
Jeffrey L. (Jeff) Pitman, President and Founder at Piedmont Real Estate Group Inc.
Piedmont, based in Roswell, Georgia, is a real estate services firm with competencies in development, consulting, brokerage and investment advisory businesses. Piedmont was established in 2004 primarily as a development firm and has developed multiple office building and residential land development projects in North Fulton, Cobb and Cherokee Counties. While continuing its development focus, Piedmont is active in the commercial property brokerage arena across property classes including office, industrial and land assets. Piedmont has also provided development, project consulting and transactional services to various lenders who have gained control of various projects and properties through the ORE process. Piedmont currently provides investment advisory services to various private equity investors and funds.
He has over 30 years of executive experience in the real estate industry, with a focus in the institutional, commercial and investment arenas. He served for 12 years as National Director of Dispositions for TMW Real Estate Group, based in Atlanta and Munich and in the same role for Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI), Parsippany, NJ. In his professional career, he has been involved in transactions totaling over $2 billion dollars in all real estate classes including core office, single tenant, medical, multi-family and retail. Clients and businesses he has served include Allianz, Bank of America, SunTrust, Mercedes Benz, Microsoft, Chevron, Abu Dhabi Sovereign Investment Fund, Citrix, The State of Virginia, Massachusetts State Retirement Fund, United Mine Workers Pension Fund, Zeiss Optical, Ralph Lauren, The FDIC, The European Economic Community, Wurttembergische AG, Commerzbank, MTV, Discovery Channel, Verizon, Xtreme Solutions US, AED Brands, EastWest Bank, First Citizens Bank, Synovus, and Bank of North Georgia. He has transactional experience in every major metropolitan area in the United States.
He is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Georgia Association of Realtors and the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors. He has served as a member of the Professional Standards Committee of the Atlanta Board, a position awarded to board members recognized for their adherence to the highest ethical standards and professional practices in the industry.
During his tenure at TMW and PREI, he also served as a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM), one of the most respected organizations in the institutional real estate investment arena, where he served as a committee chair and panel participant at multiple conferences.
He holds the Certified Commercial-Investment Member (CCIM) Designation of the NAR and in the past held the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation of the Institute of Real Estate Management of the NAR. He has been called as an expert witness in litigation in real estate matters.
Mr. Pittman also currently serves on the advisory board to Quintus Corporation, a closely held multi-family developer and owner based in the Atlanta metro area. He formerly served on the boards of the master associations of Cuscowilla, a 770 acre planned golf community on Lake Oconee, Georgia and Ridenour, a major mixed-use planned community located in Cobb County, Georgia.
Jeff and his wife Kathy have three adult children. They reside in Roswell, Georgia, and have been members of Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell since 1992. At Fellowship, Mr. Pittman has served as an elder, Sunday community leader, small group leader and member of the worship team. His hobbies include golf, jazz piano and writing.
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