Walsh Jr., Daniel P.
Founder & CEO
Education: Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, bachelor’s degree in business administration and master’s degree in business administration; Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, doctorate in law
Toughest Challenge: Taking the risk and leaving a great job to start something even greater at Citymark
Best Advice: In business and in life, it’s all about who your partners are.
Proudest Moment: In business, establishing Citymark as a national real estate player by raising more than $200 million for our first two investment funds
Previous Leadership Positions: President, Northeast Ohio, Huntington National Bank; executive vice president/national head, KeyBank Real Estate Capital Markets; multiple nonprofit and for-profit boards, locally and nationally
Important Lesson Learned: There is a connection between business and community and a deep commitment to both creates an energy that feeds the growth of both.