Rick Oddo, Chief Executive Officer

Rick Oddo is second generation of the family business and serves as CEO of Oddo Development. Rick is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Engineering, Construction Science and a graduate of the Executive MBA program from the Harvard Business School. He is actively involved in the construction management of both commercial and residential development within the company and is a licensed real estate broker in Kansas and Missouri. He is an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and serves as President of the Heartland Apartment Association of Kansas City. Rick has been the recipient of several owner and developer awards in the Kansas City community. He enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, snow skiing and tennis in his free time.

Jeannette Cox, Chief Operating Officer

Jeannette Cox is Executive Vice President overseeing development and operations for residential, multi-family, and commercial real estate. Ms. Cox has over 15 years of successful experience in development and asset management with particular strengths in leadership, owner/manager communications, and company strategies. Ms. Cox serves on the board for the National Apartment Association Board and is a nationally recognized industry expert. Ms. Cox earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, holds her CAPS certification and graduate of NAA Lyceum. She is also the recipient of several local and national leadership awards, including Management Executive of the Year and honored with the F.L. Oddo Leadership Award. Ms. Cox is a strong advocate for continual learning and education and is a national speaker specializing in new development, operations and bridging generational gaps in the workplace. Ms. Cox is a proud mother and enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and giving back to communities in which she lives and works.

Ryan Powell, Vice President of Construction

Ryan Powell is responsible for construction, operation, and financial management of commercial and multifamily assets from ground-up construction to completion. He previously worked for JE Dunn Construction in the KC area primarily in the healthcare market. During his tenure, he was recognized by both the AGC and other project specific recognitions including safety, quality, and production efficiencies. Mr. Powell graduated from Missouri State University with a degree in Construction Management. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, is an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing, and hiking.

Sandra Needle, Controller

Sandra Needle joined the team at Oddo in 2018 as Controller. Sandra is responsible for all accounting practices for the organization, including financial reporting, budgeting, treasury/cash management, taxes, and financial analysis. Sandra graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in Finance and Accounting and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Kansas and Missouri. Sandra worked in public accounting after graduation, providing audit and tax services for construction, property management, and other privately held companies then switched to working as a controller in the construction industry. Sandra has over 25 years of working with small to medium size companies assisting them with the challenges of a constantly changing business environment. When away from work , Sandra and her husband like to spend time with family and friends and care for their family and pets.