Chief Operating Officer
In his role as C.O.O., Edward is responsible for managing all facets of the company, including development, acquisition, leasing, construction, and overall operations of the business.
Prior to working at Evolution, Edward spent over 30 years at Ramco Gershenson Properties Trust, a premier national publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT).
During his tenure at Ramco Gershenson, he held several executive level positions including Vice President of Leasing, Vice President of Asset Management and finishing as Executive Vice President of Development and Construction.
Throughout his career, Edward has made volunteerism, especially government relations, a priority. At the national level, he has been on the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Economic Policy Subcommittee since January 2009 and has served as the chair since September of 2015.
Additionally, in May 2017 he was appointed the ICSC Central Division Government Relations Chair, and in May 2018 he was appointed to the ICSC PAC Board.
At the state level, Mr. Eickhoff has been a member of the ICSC state committee since 1990 serving as State Director (1996-1997 and 2004-2006) and as Government Relations Chair (2013-2016).
Edward is a graduate of Oakland University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He maintains the Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) and Certified Retail Leasing Specialist (CLS) designations with the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is also a member of ULI and the Michigan Association of Planners.
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