Chris Keenan Named Senior Vice President of Development at Doran Companies


BLOOMINGTON, MINN.  Doran Companies today announced the appointment of real estate investment veteran Chris Keenan to the position of Senior Vice President of Development.

“He brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our organization, with a proven track record of success in the industry. We are confident that he will be a valuable asset to our team and help drive our continued growth and success,” says Traci Tomas, Chief Operating Officer. 

Chris Keenan is a real estate, investment, and finance thought leader with over 25 years of experience significantly growing substantive real estate holdings and joint venture partnership interests across diverse commercial and residential portfolios. Before joining Doran, Chris served as Director of Real Estate Acquisitions & Capital Markets at Olympus Ventures, where he led business development and joint venture partnerships for the Forbes-ranked investor’s real estate investment firm. 

In his role at Doran, Chris will lead the advancement of new product types and oversee the performance of projects to eliminate risk, resolve issues, and establish measurable performance goals for the company’s real estate portfolio.

“Chris will play a significant role in driving our development efforts, and we look forward to the many accomplishments we will achieve together,” says Anne Behrendt, Chief Executive Officerand Principal. 

About Doran Companies:

Doran Companies is a fully integrated, premier commercial and residential real estate enterprise headquartered in Bloomington, MN. We’re one of the largest woman-owned businesses in Minnesota and the largest woman-owned general contractor in the upper Midwest. With a proven reputation built on transparency, dedication, and curiosity, we are committed to delivering impactful projects with expert development, design, construction, and property management teams. Recognized as a Top Workplace by the Star Tribune, our inclusive culture fosters trust and builds lasting relationships. Together, we build pride and value in real estate. You can learn more at dorancompanies.com.