Chattanooga, Tenn. — CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (NYSE:CBL), an owner and developer of malls and shopping centers, has added Monique Berke to its team as vice president of business transformation. Berke will be responsible for overseeing project teams and implementation of the company’s business and technology initiatives.
Berke has more than 25 years of experience in consulting, operations and human resources in the financial services industry. Prior to joining CBL, she served in various leadership positions at Unum Group in Chattanooga. She founded and served as principal of Berke Coaching & Consulting for eight years and served as chief operating officer and vice president for external affairs at The Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies. Additionally, Berke brings a dedication to community service including serving on the boards of a number of non-profit and community organizations. Among others, Berke has been a board member of the Lyndhurst Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga and Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga, and is a past board chair of the Creative Discovery Museum and Children’s Advocacy Center of Hamilton County. She currently serves on the boards of Siskin Rehabilitation Hospital and Cornerstone Bancshares. Berke holds a B.A. in psychology and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.