Morelia Group was founded on the belief that innovation, location and talent are the essentials of creating world class properties.
Our Leadership Team
Morelia Group is composed of more than 250 individuals that are highly motivated, well-trained and world-class professionals. Our team members are dedicated to providing the highest quality service and experience in property management, investment and development.
Christopher R. Hildebrant
Chief Executive Officer
As the Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Hildebrant is responsible for overseeing all company policies and procedures as well as day-to-day operations.
As a former professional baseball player, he learned at a young age that hard work, dedication and a strong team were the element of success. Coming from a family of Enterperuers, he followed in his grandfather’s footsteps and pursued a journey in real estate. Since the initial free-standing single tenant bank branch was developed fifteen years ago, Mr. Hildebrant has overseen more than Two- Million square feet of retail, office and residential developments. Mr. Hildebrant has overseen the expansion of the company’s development, architectural, engineering, personnel, financial resources and property management. As the leader of the company, he has proclaimed Morelia Group as one of the largest privately held real estate trust development companies in the Midwest.
Mr. Hildebrant attended Georgetown College and Majored in Business and Political Science.
Susana M. Hildebrant
Chief Marketing Officer
As the Chief Marketing Officer, Susana Hildebrant is responsible for driving brand awareness for the company’s retail, educational and mixed-use development assets.
Susana Hildebrant is the Chief Marketing Officer for Morelia Group, and is responsible for driving brand awareness for the company’s retail, educational and mixed-use development assets to a variety of key audiences, including tenant partners and consumers. Mrs. Hildebrant oversees a team focusing on everything from creative design to public relations, consumer and tenant marketing.
Mrs. Hildebrant earned the highest distinction of honor as the Valedictorian at the infamous Instituto Technologico de Estudios Superiorers, de Occidente in Business & Marketing. From there she would go on to study at the renowned Harvard University in Boston and finished her career in Paris, France at the La Sorbonne.
Executive Asset Manager
Chrisina Scavone is the Executive Asset Manager at Morelia Group; she oversees a team that manages the portfolio of the company.
Director of Operations
April is the Director of Operations and directly oversees the team’s operations.
Jacob Gilleo CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Jacob is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day accounting, financial reporting, tax compliance, and analyzing prospective projects for the company to undertake.
Jacob‘s professional background consists of a wide variety of experience and education. He studied Accounting and Information Systems at the University of Cincinnati and Universität Mannheim, Germany. He spent many years in the field of Public Accounting, specializing in Not-for-Profit and Construction Financial Audits, Union Payroll Audits, and tax preparation.
His industry experience rounded out the knowledgebase that was acquired through Public Accounting; performing every financial and accounting task that one could imagine while rising through the ranks. He enjoyed the work and gained a fair amount of leadership experience as a controller and CFO, managing several departments.
Morelia Group has allowed Jacob to utilize his breadth of knowledge and experience in all aspects, while also providing opportunities to learn about its industry.
I attended college at Morehead State University and then Northern Kentucky University where I received my bachelor’s in Accounting and Human Resource Management. In college, I was involved in the Geology Club and the Finance and Accounting Student Association.
I began my accounting career working in tax at a CPA firm; when I decided to switch my focus to private accounting, I found Morelia Group. Outside of work, I like spending free time reading, canoeing, hiking, and gardening.