Girardot Lands in New Role

Spotlight on Donna Girardot

Spot GirardotDONNA GIRARDOT, former chair of the New Hanover County Airport Authority, has started as CIL Capital’s chief strategy officer.

In July, Girardot finished her term on the airport authority, having been appointed to it in 2015 and elected chair in 2018 – becoming the first female chair for the authority.

She also previously served as chair of the New Hanover County Planning Board, government affairs director for Cape Fear Realtors, and executive director of the Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association. She was the founder and CEO of BASE.

CIL Capital is building and planning industrial space at the Wilmington International Airport Business Park. The company is planning to introduce more than 1 million square feet of cold storage space to service the pharmaceutical industry at the park.

The real estate investment company services the logistics sector.

“Donna’s vast experience and understanding of the Wilmington area is invaluable as we expand our services in the region,” CIL Capital CEO Michael Hockett says.

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