Our Board of Directors
Herman E. Bulls
Nominating and Governance Committee Member
Mr. Bulls joined our Board in March 2014. He is Vice Chairman, Americas, of Jones Lang LaSalle, an international real estate services firm, and founder of their Public Institutions business unit. Mr. Bulls is Chief Executive Officer of Bulls Advisory Group, a real estate consulting and advisory firm, and also co-founded and served as President and CEO of Bulls Capital Partners, a commercial mortgage banking firm. Before joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Bulls completed nearly 12 years of active duty service with the United States Army and retired as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves in 2008. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, an organization of senior African American business executives from Fortune 500 companies, and former Chairman of the Executive Leadership Foundation. He is former Vice Chairman, West Point Association of Graduates Board of Directors, and is currently a board member and a member of Leadership Washington and the Real Estate Executive Council. Mr. Bulls is a founding member and served as the inaugural President of the African American Real Estate Professionals of Washington, D.C. He is also a member of the Real Estate Advisory Committee for the New York State Teachers' Retirement System. Mr. Bulls is on the board of directors of Comfort Systems, USA, Inc., a provider of heating, ventilation and air conditioning services; Computer Sciences Corporation, a technology services provider; Rasmussen Inc., a post-secondary for profit educational services organization; and USAA, a provider of banking, insurance and investment management services to the military community. Mr. Bulls received a bachelor of science degree in engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a master of business administration degree in finance from Harvard Business School.