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Our Team

The team that shapes our perspective.

Our Investments Committee and Investments Team bring a wealth of professional expertise and life experience to each essential decision and every project we develop. Many have been with Grubb Properties for more than 20 years.

Team members
Contribute expertise from identifying opportunities to developing and managing properties
Cities across the U.S.
Offer Grubb Properties developments, encompassing 3,559,926 square feet
Average years of industry expertise
Our senior team averages over 20 years of industry experience

W. Clay Grubb
Chief Executive Officer
Leads the company’s overall strategic vision and serves as chairman of the board of directors. Extensive experience in investments, capital raising, finance, leasing and management and serves on numerous corporate boards and organizations.
J.D., UNC School of Law; B.S.M., A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University
M. Scott Brown
President & Chief Operating Officer
Oversees day-to-day operating activities including construction, project management, leasing, property management, human resources and information technology. Extensive expertise in construction as a general contractor.
UNC-Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School Senior Executive Institute; A.A., Business Administration and B.A., Economics, University of Maryland at Baltimore
Todd Williams
Chief Investment Officer
Oversees the company’s investment activity and capital strategy including discretionary fund programs, joint ventures and investor relations. Extensive expertise in research, entitlement, design and urban planning.
B.A. and BARCH, UNC-Charlotte College of Architecture; adjunct faculty, UNC-Charlotte Childress Klein Center for Real Estate
James Hochman
Chief Financial Officer
Oversees financial management practices and provides strategy and guidance on accounting, acquisitions and underwriting. Extensive experience in fund management and discretionary portfolio management.
M.A., Columbia University; B.A., Columbia College
Henry Lomax
Executive Managing Director – Fund Manager
Manages the company’s two flagship funds. Extensive expertise in accounting and finance with additional experience in development, brokerage and corporate management.
MBA, UNC-Chapel Hill; B.A., Psychology, Davidson College
Joseph S. Dye
Executive Vice President – Commercial
Oversees commercial property management, leasing and maintenance activities. Extensive expertise in brokerage, leasing and property management.
B.S., Environmental Science, Indiana University; Certificate in Building Construction, Georgia Institute of Technology; Licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broker
Sherry Long
Senior Vice President – Investor Relations
Manages investor relations, including reporting and relationship management. Extensive experience in commercial, retail and multifamily property management.
Licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broker
Megan Slocum
Managing Director
Oversees and manages all aspects of the development process including rezoning, pro forma development, design, construction and stabilization. Extensive experience in development and construction management, multifamily operations and property management.
B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill
Rob Duguid
Link Apartments® Project Management & Construction
Specializes in development project management and construction, including developing Link Apartments. Extensive experience in construction and development as a general contractor.
Clark Spencer
Senior Vice President – Investments (manages the company’s Qualified Opportunity Funds)
Licensed attorney experienced in capital markets, securities, reporting and corporate compliance. Formerly an associate attorney with Clifford Chance and Womble Bond Dickinson in capital markets and corporate and securities groups.
J.D., UNC School of Law; B.A., History and Germanic Languages, UNC-Chapel Hill
Mark Mallard
Senior Vice President – Commercial Operations
Oversees property management and leasing for all commercial properties, as well as interior and capital construction for the company’s commercial properties in Atlanta. Has 40 years of commercial management and development experience, specializing in the development of mixed-use office parks and developing 75 build-to-suit projects with a combined total of 5 million square feet.
B.S., Industrial Management, The Georgia Institute of Technology
Frank Tetel
Senior Vice President – Acquisitions & Dispositions
Leads the company’s acquisition of multifamily and office properties, as well as development sites. Has closed on more than $1 billion in commercial real estate acquisitions and development since 2010. Formerly a vice president with a southeast multifamily investment group.
MSRE, University of Florida; B.A., Duke University
Rob Miller
Executive Vice President – Finance
Responsible for debt financing, financial reporting and analysis, accounting, tax, audit and insurance. Served four years in the U.S. Air Force.
B.A., Finance, UNC-Charlotte
Kay Allen
Executive Vice President – Human Resources
Oversees all human resource functions: legal compliance, policies and procedures, recruiting, benefits, employee relations, communication, and safety and training.
B.S., Business Administration (Cum Laude), UNC-Charlotte; Senior Professional in Human Resources designation; Society for Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional
Shawn Cardner
Executive Vice President – Commercial and Multifamily Operations

Oversees strategy and operations of office and retail portfolio, and multifamily shared services including marketing, training, maintenance, and sustainability. Responsible for all aspects of information technology, including ERP, information security, data, and architecture.

Board member of Reach Kericho Kenya and President of Reach US International Inc.; B.A., Political Science, Binghamton University; Microsoft & ITIL certifications
Holly Yang
Senior Vice President – Corporate Brand Marketing
Leads corporate marketing to ensure the brand is aligned with the company investment strategy. Extensive global and regional corporate real estate experience (Asia Pacific/U.S.) with JLL and Cushman & Wakefield.
MBA, Temple University; B.B.A., University of Kentucky; INSEAD executive program
Jet Taylor III
Managing Director, Investments
Head of new business development and client service, J.E. has extensive experience in consultative sales and marketing in the investment industry, as well as commercial brokerage.
B.S., Commerce (Magna Cum Laude), Washington & Lee University; Series 63, 82 licensed


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In business since 1963, Grubb Properties today is 100% employee- and board-owned. We create, develop, operate and manage properties including commercial, multifamily and mixed-use projects. We also have three corporate offices in North Carolina — in Charlotte, Cary and Winston-Salem — one in Atlanta, Georgia, and one in San Jose, California.

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