Dean A. Shigenaga has served as Executive Vice President of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., since May 2012, Treasurer since March 2008 and Chief Financial Officer since December 2004. He served in various other executive roles within Alexandria from December 2000 to December 2004. Mr. Shigenaga is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received his B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Southern California.