Traci Tomas promoted to Chief Operating Officer

May 08, 2020

Traci Tomas promoted to Chief Operating Officer

 In role previously held by CEO and President Anne Behrendt, Tomas will oversee operations and chart Doran Companies’ strategy as a newly-certified “woman-owned business”

Bloomington, MN — Doran Companies today announced that longtime real estate leader Traci Tomas is being promoted to Chief Operating Officer for Doran Companies. Working closely with president and CEO Anne Behrendt, Tomas will chart a strategic path forward for Doran Companies’ recent certification as a woman-owned business and will also oversee operations functions for the company, including human resources, IT and marketing.

“Doran Companies is focused on strategic growth and Traci has demonstrated her strategic and operational skills,” said President and CEO Anne Behrendt. “Traci’s experience leading complex operations, driving change and building teams thoughtfully and decisively make her promotion a logical next step in her role at Doran companies.”

Tomas is a real estate executive with more than 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Doran in 2019, she led operations for Continental Property Group, LLC, a national real estate investment and development company with a portfolio that had exceeded 4 million square feet of office, industrial and multi-family properties.

“I am excited to work with Anne and the entire executive leadership team to chart a path forward as a newly-certified woman-owned business,” said Tomas.

Tomas holds Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degrees from St. Cloud State University. She is a licensed Minnesota real estate broker, a Certified Commercial Investment Member and a Certified Property Manager. She is an active member of multiple professional associations and was honored with a Personal Development Award from the Business Women’s Circle (, of which she is a member.


About Doran Companies

As one of the fastest-growing real estate development firms in the Upper Midwest, Doran Companies is a trusted leader in development, architecture, construction and property management. With offices in Colorado and Minnesota, Doran’s strong team of industry professionals are responsible for an impressive portfolio of premier properties. Over the past decade, Doran Companies has developed, designed or built more than 35 luxury multi-family and mixed-use projects in Minnesota, North Dakota and Colorado. Doran’s current property management portfolio includes more than a million square feet of commercial space and luxury residential units in some of the most exclusive areas throughout the Midwest. Receiving numerous industry awards – from “Best Place to Work” to “Best of Business” to “Best Large Contractor” – Doran’s partners and peers recognize its commitment to quality and its trusted position in the marketplace. For more information about Doran Companies visit