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Deana Haynes

Deana Haynes

Director, Commercial Real Estate, ChargePoint

Deana Haynes is a real estate executive with nearly 20 years of broad experience in the industry. As Director of Commercial Real Estate at ChargePoint, she's expanding ChargePoint’s leadership in the Commercial Real Estate segment through the development of new technology solutions and business models that allow real estate organizations of all kinds to capitalize on the growing need for EV charging at their properties.

Throughout her career, she has led global and domestic transformative business initiatives and strategic projects for high-profile clients and multi-national corporations. Her professional career includes tenure at leading organizations including JLL, Lendlease and Ernst & Young. And she has worked with a number of clients across industries, including financial services, insurance, technology, consumer products, public sector, and non-profit, among others. She began her career in construction management on an iconic, 92-story skyscraper, the second tallest building in Chicago.

Dedicated to serving the community, Deana serves on the board of several Chicago-based non-profits focused on homelessness and affordable housing, including StreetWise, HODC and The Boulevard.

Deana holds an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and earned a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


"Imagine the impact we could make if we are intentional in remembering the roads we have each traveled and we pave the pathway for others."