Kay Redlich — Vice President

Chief Technology Officer, CNL

Kay leads the technology and strategic systems teams that drive improved efficiencies and synergies across CNL. Previously, she was responsible for planning and directing all aspects of the organization’s initiatives for developing and launching new funds, while also leading the team responsible for strategic business analytics, competitor, and market research.

From 2010 to 2014, Kay served as CNL’s senior vice president, Fund Management & Operations, focusing on asset management support functions for a portfolio of over 200 properties across four different real estate investment trusts (REITs), each specializing in specific asset classes ranging from healthcare, lifestyle and leisure properties to multi-family and office buildings.

Prior to that, she was senior vice president, finance and technology for CNL Lifestyle Properties (“CLP”). In this role, she was responsible for strategic planning, acquisitions and all aspects of CLP’s information technology, including the alignment of the organization’s technology deployment initiatives with its business strategy. Kay also has served as director of business systems and senior financial systems analyst for CNL Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

Before joining CNL, she supported critical financial applications for Hard Rock Café International as a financial systems analyst.

In addition to serving the Foundation for Foster Children, Kay serves as an audit advisory committee member with Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) and volunteers for Second Harvest Food Bank and Habitat for Humanity.

Kay received her undergraduate degree in accounting from Universidad de Monterrey and a masters of business administration from the University of Central Florida. She was recently recognized as finalist in the 2023 Florida CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards.