...Brett SchrockChief Communications OfficerCornerstone Real Estate FundsBrett Schrock joined Cornerstone Real Estate Funds as Chief Communications Officer in 2006, after working in a limited capacity with us since 2004.Mr. Schrock brings a variety of business experience to Cornerstone ranging from his tenure with Fortune 100 corporation, ConAgra, as a Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing as well as success in his own entrepreneurial ventures.
role at Cornerstone
Mr. Schrock enhances our professional communications with our internal and external customers as well as our investors.He
also provides leadership to numerous cross-departmental operational initiatives. Prior to joining Cornerstone, Mr. Schrock was employed as Director of Strategic Relationships and Staff Pastor of Purpose Driven Ministries in Orange County, CA.Mr. Schrock
developed and executed sales and marketing initiatives to support the implementation of the tenants of one of the world's best selling non-fiction books in history, The Purpose
Driven Life written by Pastor Rick Warren.
brings a best business practices focus to Cornerstone
experience as a former president and principal of Custom Marketing Services based in Southern California.CMS
functioned as a consultative services organization providing marketing and communication services and acumen paralleling the provisions of advertising agencies to large corporate and entrepreneurial clients.Clients included industries ranging from healthcare, auto manufacturing, food manufacturing, and a wide range of consumer products.Mr. Schrock's
experience includes strategic and tactical business planning, marketing, corporate communications, human resource consultation and financial management principles. As Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for a ConAgra operating company, Mr. Schrock
created a new packaged line of products and developed private label programs for proprietary distribution alliances.He
was responsible for building incremental sales via relationships with strategic National Foodservice Accounts.Through Mr. Schrock's
leadership, the subsidiary emerged from status as a regional supplier to that of a market leader in vending, convenience, school, foodservice and national account categories in the frozen Mexican foods category nationally. Mr. Schrock also served as a Director in the marketing and sales communications group with a division of Sysco Food Services Corporation, the nation's leading supplier to the foodservice industry.His
expertise in building relationships and appropriate market messaging relative to specific industry audiences resulted in sustained double digit growth in his
assigned markets. Mr. Schrock
guided successful manufacturing, distribution and sales organizations in the UK and European Continent as Director of International Business Development with a leading U.S. based retail and foodservice manufacturer. Brett holds a BS in Marketing from Illinois State University, Normal, IL and an MA in Leadership Development from Rockbridge University, Springfield, MO.