President and Chief Executive Officer

Josh Poag is President and Chief Executive Officer at Poag Shopping Centers. Poag Shopping Centers manages and/or leases 16 lifestyle centers, comprising approximately 6MM square feet.  Poag Shopping Centers and its predecessors have developed many lifestyle centers, an outlet center and a mixed use project.   In his role as President and CEO, Josh is in charge of managing the executive team, overseeing key partnership relationships, running the day-to-day operations of the company, generating new business and establishing corporate vision and direction.

Josh is also focused on the future of the lifestyle center industry and how it can and is adapting to the rapidly changing world.  Josh has 20 years of experience in the lifestyle center industry, working on all facets of the business from leasing to development, finance and operations.

Josh is a member of ICSC and of ULI, where he serves on the Commercial and Retail Development Council.

Josh serves as Chairman of the Board of Community LIFT, a non-profit working to revitalize neighborhoods in Memphis.

Josh earned his BSE from Princeton University in Chemical Engineering.