Mr. Fields serves AREÁD as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Fields has over 25 years of experience in strategic planning, marketing, business development and operations for a variety of industries. His business accomplishments include 19 years with FINOVA Capital Corporation as Executive Vice President of the Specialty Finance Group (SFG). SFG consisted of 9 divisions with $8.5 billion in assets, 350 employees and 22 offices. Mr. Fields also was Group Vice President for 10 years of the Real Estate Group at FINOVA managing Resort Finance, Portfolio Services, and Commercial Real Estate Finance.
Mr. Fields holds a Master's in Public Finance from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. He has also completed the Executive Development Program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Throughout his career, Mr. Fields has been active with a number of community and professional trade organizations. Mr. Fields served as Board Director and Treasurer of American Resort Development Association and has served on the board of directors of the Phoenix Art Museum, Maricopa Camp Fire Association, Phoenix Orpheum Theatre Foundation and on Advisory Boards for Release the Fear and BestCompaniesAZ.