Sandy L. Baker - Director of Property Management
Ms. Baker brings with her a vast experience in property management, including over 25 years of direct management of over 1.5 million sq. ft. for companies such as Birtcher Property Services, Pacific Mutual Realty Advisors, Spieker Properties, and Russell Properties. Ms. Baker’s property management experience encompasses all types of real property including industrial, retail, R&D, Class-A office, and residential.
Joining Nexus in 2006, Ms. Baker heads up the property management division for Nexus, overseeing both third-party properties, such as 400,000 sq. ft., Twin Towers Class-A office development. A member of BOMA and a licensed California real estate salesperson, Ms. Baker is also a past TOBY Award Winner, and recipient of the Office Building of the Year award.
Toni Cryer Clark - Director of Legal Affairs
A graduate of Abilene Christian University, Ms. Clark was employed as a paralegal with the law firms of Day, Day & McGee and Stradling, Yocca, Carlson & Rauth from 1981 to 1994. In 1994, Ms. Clark founded her own redevelopment and housing consulting firm, where she was a frequent panelist and lec- turer on affordable housing issues for the California Redevelopment Association (CRA), served on the CRA Affordable Housing Task Force, wrote numerous articles on tax-exempt bond financing of 501(c) (3) housing acquisitions, and acted as a legislative liaison between the CRA and the California State.
In 1998, Ms. Clark shifted her focus to philanthropic pursuits, serving as a Board Member and President of the National Charity League, for which she was awarded the Presidential Service Medal by the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation.
In 2004, Ms. Clark worked with Rick Warren and Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, forming an 8-member pilot team to travel to Malawi, Africa to ascertain the country’s housing, medical, legal, educational, and economic needs in order to create a prototype program to be utilized by future humanitarian teams. This program, now known internationally as “The PEACE Plan,” is currently being implemented in impoverished countries around the world. Ms. Clark has since founded Kasupe Ministries, Inc., a non-profit serving Malawi’s poor, and currently serves as its President.
Ms. Clark joined Nexus in 2006, bringing over 20 years of transactional experience in the area of real estate, municipal bond financing, redevelopment, and affordable housing. Working closely alongside principals, lenders, consultants, attorneys, elected officials, public agencies, and the surrounding community, Ms. Clark provides seamless communication for Nexus projects from inception to completion.