Fran Inman '76 '81
Fran Inman directs government relations and community affairs activities for Majestic Realty Co., one of the nation's largest privately-held, family-owned real estate development companies. With a real estate portfolio totaling approximately 70 million square feet of commercial properties, Majestic Realty has offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Bethlehem, Dallas, Denver and Las Vegas.
Inman is recognized as a leader in the push to improve the nation’s failing transportation infrastructure. With Majestic properties playing a critical role in the supply chain, Inman is an outspoken advocate for transportation infrastructure funding in California and beyond. Inman has served on numerous statewide and regional goods movement committees. Widely recognized for her leadership and ability to develop solutions and build consensus, Inman possesses a unique portfolio of skills that combine a profound understanding of the balance required to build sustainable communities. Inman was appointed to the California Transportation Commission in July, 2010.
Inman served as the chair of the board of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and remains active on their executive committee. Inman also serves on the board of governors for the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), and as the vice chair for the California Business Properties Association (CBPA). She is the former chair of the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership (SGVEP) and is also a founding board member of FuturePorts and a member of Inland Action.
Also recognized as a leader in the philanthropic community, Inman is the founding president of the Majestic Realty Foundation. Established in 2002, the Majestic Realty Foundation provides grants and other support to various charitable community partners that work the areas of youth, family, education, health and violence prevention in the communities where Majestic Realty Co. does business.
Equally passionate about her role in the nonprofit sector, Inman focuses her leadership efforts to help expand capacity and build coalitions with the organizations that serve at-risk and under-served neighborhoods. Inman further demonstrates her commitment to active community engagement through her service as board chair of THINK Together, a nationally-recognized non-profit providing extended learning programs that serve more than 75,000 at-risk and low-income students daily across California. Additionally, she serves as board member for the Center for Nonprofit Management, and on advisory boards for the QueensCare Health & Faith Partnership and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed). Inman is also a trustee for Three Square, the regional food bank in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Prior to transferring back to the corporate headquarters in 2001, Inman was executive vice president of the Silverton Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, a property owned by Majestic owner Edward P. Roski, Jr. Recognized for her leadership and community involvement in Las Vegas, Inman was honored as one of the most influential women in Southern Nevada in 2000. Previously, Inman served on the development team for the STAPLES Center in downtown Los Angeles. In this role, she managed several community and business participation programs that became a model for future Los Angeles development projects.
A graduate of California State University, Fullerton, Inman holds both a bachelor of arts and a masters of business administration in finance. She and her husband Ron have three adult children – Chris and (Emily) Inman (Denver, CO); Kelly and (Todd) Rohs (Ft. Collins, CO) and Melinda Inman (Wheaton, IL) – and the delight of her life, granddaughters Katherine, Caroline, and Claire Inman (Denver, CO).
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