Bourn places enormous significance on selecting and retaining great people. Our team members are bright, driven, and committed to teamwork and integrity.

Executive Team

Don Bourn - Chief Executive Officer, Bourn Companies, LLC

Don Bourn

Chief Executive Officer

Don founded Bourn Properties, Inc., a predecessor to Bourn Companies, LLC in 1990. His companies have completed over 40 commercial projects totaling 4,000,000 square feet. Don is involved in all aspects of Bourn Companies’ business, including acquisitions, joint ventures, asset management and internal operations.

 Prior to Bourn Companies, LLC, Don was with Trammell Crow Company and Peat, Marwick and Mitchell after graduating from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Don is a member of several industry and community organizations and boards, including the Urban Land Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers, the Arizona Cancer Center, Southern Arizona Leadership Council, and Downtown Tucson Partnership.

Toufic Abi-Aad - Chief Financial Officer, Bourn Companies, LLC

Toufic Abi-Aad

Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Officer for Bourn Companies, LLC, Toufic is responsible for the capital markets process, including sourcing and structuring debt and equity while also collaborating with the company’s acquisition and disposition team. In this capacity, he is also charged with overseeing all aspects of the company operations, including accounting, finance, property management, information technology, administration and risk management.

 Prior to joining Bourn Companies in 2000, Toufic was with Motorola. Toufic holds dual finance and accounting undergraduate degrees, as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Eller College of Business at the University of Arizona.

Alan Tanner - Founding Partner, Bourn Retail and Bourn Advisory Services

Alan Tanner


Alan oversees the acquisition, development, entitlement , leasing and asset management of the Bourn Companies retail portfolio. In this role, Alan maintains strong relationships with many prominent retailers, the brokerage community, property owners and municipal offices where Bourn does business.

Alan has assisted many national and regional retailers with market strategy, leasing, acquisition and entitlements.

Prior to joining Bourn, Alan was with Centrecor, Inc., a commercial brokerage and development company.  Alan received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arizona.


Matt DickeyDirector of Asset & Property Management

As Director of Asset and Property Management, Matt oversees the asset and property management functions for the Bourn portfolio with the express intent of maintaining strong tenant relationships while maximizing cash flows and asset values through superior operational management. Matt joined the Bourn development team in 2003 first serving as a project manager, where he was responsible for the design, entitlement and construction of several projects and then as a Development Principal where he oversaw all aspects of development projects.

Prior to joining Bourn, Matt was a senior financial analyst for Intel Corporation. Matt earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Northern Arizona University and a MBA from the University of Arizona.