Senior Vice President, Legal Counsel
Geoff Lewis has a distinguished 30-year career in law and business. He has over a billion dollars of transactional experience in securities, IPOs, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures and contracts with one of the largest corporate law firms in the world and with three NYSE-listed companies.
Geoff was most recently President of RE/MAX International Holdings, an international franchise and marketing company with a presence in over 100 countries. Geoff was instrumental in taking RE/MAX public on the NYSE in 2013. Prior to serving as President, Geoff was Chief Legal Officer.
Prior to that, Geoff was Vice President Corporate Development and General Counsel of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc., a market leading global manufacturing company ($2 billion) (NYSE: HY). He led the Corporate Development group overseeing acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures on five continents. He managed corporate finance and legal and regulatory compliance for 17 worldwide locations. Geoff was responsible for a $65 million budget.
Geoff has also served as Vice President, General Counsel of American Health Properties, Inc., a NYSE-listed real estate investment trust that owned acute-care hospitals. He was responsible for securities offerings, corporate finance and acquisitions.
He also practiced corporate and securities law in the Los Angeles office of the international corporate law firm Jones Day with over 1,000 attorneys in offices worldwide.
Geoff is Chairman of the Board of Volunteers of America, Colorado Branch, a non-profit organization serving the homeless, seniors, children, women and veterans.
He received a law degree from the University of Virginia, an MBA from the University of Colorado and a B.A. from Brigham Young University.