Management Team Terra Properties
Rob Bowman is the president and CEO of Terra Properties. In addition to the oversight of day-to-day operations of the company, he is involved with development, sales, and leasing, as well as asset and property management. Rob began his real estate career in 1989 as a commercial leasing agent and has held several other positions in the company, including asset manager, commercial property manager, and developer, giving him knowledge of all aspects of commercial property management and leasing.
An extremely active member of the community, Rob has held leadership roles with local, regional, and state organizations including Chairman of the Highland, Illinois Regional Development Commission, President of the St. Louis local of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), President of the Highland Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of Highland’s Business/Education Alliance, and International Senator for the Junior Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Rob served eight years in local government – as both City Councilman and Mayor of Highland – which afforded him the opportunity to develop strong relationships with many key business leaders in the region. In 2009, the Highland Chamber of Commerce selected Rob as their Business Person of the Year. Rob currently sits on the First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust Advisory Board. Rob is a licensed, Illinois real estate broker. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and his MBA from SIUE.
Maura Donnelly serves as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Human Resources and has cumulatively been employed with Terra Properties for 15 years. She oversees Terra’s corporate finances and also handles the financial reporting for the forty-plus entities that own the properties we manage; a portfolio in excess of $50 Million between our residential and commercial properties. Maura is in charge of Terra’s accounting and residential departments. Within those departments, she is responsible for hiring, training, coaching and supervising these associates and has been successful in building a strong and loyal team dedicated to serve our clients, our residents and each other. Maura holds a BS in Accounting from SIUE. She is actively involved in her church and the community. Her currently community roles include serving as a Highland Chamber Ambassador and Rotary Assistant District Governor through the Highland Rotary club.