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Kirsten Vaselaar

Senior Vice President - Real Estate and Development

Kirsten Vaselaar loves design and hospitality.  She took a circuitous route through oil & gas accounting, application tech support, and affordable housing development to discover that her true passion lay in creating welcoming spaces that charm guests with a rich sense of place.  Always maintaining focus on the final product, Kirsten leads a team of development, finance, design, and construction professionals through the development process from initial site control through the transition to operations.  Since joining HRI in 2006, she has managed over $500 million of development projects, including eight Historic Tax Credit projects.  She is a Texas CPA and holds Masters degrees in both Accounting and Historic Preservation.

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