Donel Autin is passionate about creating an environment where everyone can be their best every day. As Partner and Chief Financial Officer of North American Properties, Donel leads the finance, accounting, governance, Human Resources and information technology teams that allow the company to efficiently develop a better world. He also provides leadership for operations and process improvement, keeping North American Properties nimble and looking out for the next big thing.
Before coming to North American Properties, Donel worked in a variety of roles at International Paper where he enabled teams and designed innovative global processes that increased the performance of the company. He also served as CFO of Xpedx, where he was instrumental in the company’s merger, which created one of the country’s leading distribution companies.
Outside of the office Donel is proud to serve his community as a founding board member of the NEST Community Learning Centers charity, which helps families find their untapped potential and break the cycle of generational poverty through education programs for disadvantaged youth. Donel also serves as a board member of the non-profit Cincinnati City Center Development Corporation, where he works to help revitalize the heart of the great City of Cincinnati.