Mark Yale, Wexner Heritage Village Chair

Mark E. Yale is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Washington Prime Group. In this position, Mr. Yale is responsible for the organization’s financial management and reporting. He oversees accounting, finance, investor relations, marketing, and information services. Mr. Yale assumed the role in January 2015 and was previously the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Glimcher Realty Trust, which was acquired by Washington Prime Group Inc. in January 2015. Previously, Mr. Yale served as Manager of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Storage USA, a division of General Electric (GE) Real Estate of Memphis, Tennessee. Prior to the acquisition of Storage USA Inc. by GE Real Estate in 2002, Mr. Yale was Senior Vice President for Financial Reporting at Storage USA. His experience at Storage USA encompassed the areas of financial reporting, capital formation, strategic planning and productivity improvement. Mr. Yale also successfully managed the company’s financial and accounting functions through the acquisition integration. Prior to joining Storage USA, he was a Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Yale holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Richmond. He is a member of the board of directors for the Wexner Heritage Center.