President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Hana Khouri has served as Drive Shack Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer since November 2019 and President since August 2019. She has been a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since June 2021.
Prior to joining Drive Shack Inc., Ms. Khouri served as Chief of Staff to the Chief Executive Officer of New Fortress Energy from July 2018 through August 2019. From July 2013 through July 2018, Ms. Khouri held various positions at Topgolf, a golf themed entertainment company, including International Director of Operations, National Director of Operations, National Director of Site Openings and Director of Operations. During her tenure at Topgolf, Ms. Khouri opened over 20 venues globally, including the company's flagship venue in Las Vegas and its first international location in Australia. Ms. Khouri has extensive experience in the entertainment industry having also worked at House of Blues, a national chain of live music and entertainment venues and a division of Live Nation Entertainment, where she led efforts for city wide concerts and events and developed strategic partnerships for the brand.
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Kelley Buchhorn has served as Drive Shack Inc.’s Interim Chief Financial Officer since March 31, 2022. Ms. Buchhorn has been the Company’s Treasurer since March 2022 and Head of Investor Relations since October 2020.
Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Buchhorn most recently served as Head of Investor Relations for JCPenney, Inc. from June 2019 to September 2020 and Director of Investor Relations from April 2016 to June 2019. Prior to JCPenney, she spent nearly 27 years at Pier 1 Imports, Inc. where she served in various senior-level accounting and finance roles of increasing responsibility during her tenure, including Head of Investor Relations and Financial Planning & Analysis prior to her departure in April 2016. While at Pier 1, she also led and managed multiple teams across the entire accounting and finance organization, including general ledger, accounts payable, fixed assets, lease accounting, general accounting, inventory, gross profit reporting, financial systems, non-merchandise procurement and financial reporting. Ms. Buchhorn holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Arlington.