John Gifford

John Gifford

John Gifford, CPA, joined Crossmark Management Group as an Associate in 2016. He resides in Baton Rouge, LA and has extensive experience in various accounting leadership positions, including Director of Financial Operations where he led software implementations/upgrades, created/managed corporate operating processes, directed all budgeting activity and financial analytics, and served as the property acquisition/disposition transition leader. For six years, John served as CFO and partner of Latter & Blum Property Management, the largest third party property management firm in the Gulf South with a portfolio of over 20M SQFT. He currently serves as Director of Real Estate for Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a specialty chemical company with 5,000+ employees worldwide, where he is responsible for all global leasing and office facility activities for their 100M+ SQFT portfolio.