Ms. Palmer has served as a director of ESH REIT since August 2014. Ms. Palmer has served as Chief Executive Officer of Regency Centers Corporation since January 2020, and has been President since January 2016. She also serves as a director of Regency since January 2018. From January 2016 to August 2019, Ms. Palmer served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Regency. Before that Ms. Palmer served in a variety of positions with Regency Centers Corporation, including as Senior Manager of Investment Services (from 1996 to 1999), Vice President of Capital Markets (from 1999 to 2003), Senior Vice President of Capital Markets (from 2003 to 2013) and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (from 2013 to 2015). Prior to joining Regency, Ms. Palmer worked with Accenture, formerly Andersen Consulting Strategic Services, and as a financial analyst for General Electric.