Mr. Betts has served as a Director of Tejon Ranch Co. since 2014 and is currently Chairman of the Compensation Committee.
Mr. Betts is the Managing Director of Development for Holualoa Companies, which has a prominent portfolio of properties throughout the Phoenix and Tucson markets as part of its national and international real estate holdings. Betts had been working with Holualoa as a senior advisor the past five years.
Betts is Founder/President of Betts Real Estate Advisors, where he has acted as a senior advisor to Hines Development Southwest Region and the PHX Rising and Fortuitous Fund. He currently acts as development director for Helios Education Foundation, and is also the Chairman of the University Realty (ASU) Board of Directors.
Betts is the retired President and CEO of SunCor Development Company, the former half-billion dollar plus asset base subsidiary of the Fortune 1000 Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, and developer of master planned communities throughout the Mountainwest and large-scale office, industrial, retail and mixed-use urban projects in metropolitan Phoenix.
Mr. Betts holds numerous board and committee posts, including Chairman of the Interstate 11 Coalition, Chairman and Trustee of the Arizona Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and a past-chair and current member of the Urban Land Institute-Arizona District Council Governance Committee. Mr. Betts received his law degree with honors from DePaul University and a B.A. with honors from Augustana College.