William Crawford

CEO

William Crawford is Pacolet’s Chief Executive Officer. In such capacity, he has primary responsibility for the Company’s overall performance, its strategic planning and shareholder communications. William joined Pacolet in 2013, serving first as General Counsel, and then subsequently as President & COO.

Prior to joining Pacolet Milliken, William was Senior Vice President with TD Bank, where he was responsible for the legal aspects associated with the Bank’s US-wide corporate, real estate and contract functions. He previously was EVP – Chief Legal and Risk Officer of The South Financial Group, Inc., a publicly-traded banking holding company that sold to The Toronto-Dominion Bank in 2010.  From 1989 through 2001, William was a lawyer with Wyche Burgess Freeman & Parham in Greenville SC, where he specialized in SEC matters, corporate finance, governance and M&A activities. During his tenure with the firm, he was a partner and a member of its executive committee.

William was born in Cuthbert, GA. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in piano performance from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and his law degree from Harvard Law School. He lives in Greenville, SC with his wife and three children, and is active in many civic and charitable organizations.

Brent Abbott

EVP and Head of Investments (Real Estate)

Brent Abbott

EVP and Head of Investments (Real Estate)

Brent Abbott is Executive Vice President and Head of Investments for Pacolet Milliken’s Real Estate Division. Since joining Pacolet Milliken in 2015, Mr. Abbott has been a leader in driving the execution of Pacolet’s real estate strategy that encompasses core-plus, value-add, and opportunistic profile investments with a primary focus on the multifamily and industrial product types. Mr. Abbott leads various real estate investment and capital markets transactions, including asset acquisitions, joint venture investments, structured financial transactions, and asset financings. Mr. Abbott also manages key relationships within Pacolet’s network of current and prospective real estate and financial partners.

Before joining Pacolet, Mr. Abbott was Vice President of Capital Markets at Forest City Ratner Companies in New York City. At Forest City, he was responsible for closing over $2.2 billion of real estate capital markets transactions and for the financial management of 4 ground-up development projects in the New York City metropolitan area totaling over $2.3 billion in project costs.

Mr. Abbott received an undergraduate degree in business from Wake Forest University and an MBA degree from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

Clay Adams

President - Real Estate

Clay Adams

President - Real Estate

Clay Adams is the President of Real Estate for Pacolet Milliken.

Before joining Pacolet, Mr. Adams was a Managing Director and Partner of Childress Klein Properties, where he led Childress Klein Investment Management, successor to an advisory firm, MXA Capital, that he co-founded in 2011.  In that role, he was responsible for the sourcing, capitalization, and asset management of new investments for the firm.  Over his 27 year career, previous senior roles have included Chief Investment Officer of Jamestown Properties, National Director of Acquisitions for WestWind Capital Partners, SVP/Director of Acquisitions for Wells Real Estate Funds, and Head of Asset Management for the Goddard Investment Group.  Mr. Adams has led over $5 billion of transactions across multiple asset classes and markets.

Mr. Adams is a native of Atlanta, GA. He received his undergraduate degree from Davidson College, and his MBA from Emory University.

Jack Altman

VP - Accounting

Jack Altman

VP - Accounting

Jack Altman is Vice President – Accounting of Pacolet Milliken.  In this capacity, his responsibilities include financial reporting of the Company’s GAAP based consolidated financial statements that include Energy and Real Estate assets across multiple asset classes. He is also responsible for establishing accounting policies surrounding the financial assets of the company and managing all the audit and tax compliance requirements.

Before joining Pacolet Milliken, Mr. Altman worked in Public accounting for seven years where his primary focus was in the real estate and manufacturing sector along with tax preparation for multiple types of organizations.  Just prior to joining Pacolet, he gained real estate experience in the private sector with an international real estate sales and marketing firm.

Mr. Altman earned a BS degree in Accounting from the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. He’s a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the AICPA and IMA.

Mr. Altman also serves as the Chair of the Board for a nonprofit organization in Greenville which serves children with developmental disabilities as well as a nonprofit organization that provides a youth athletic program across 8 different sports.

David Beard

Director - Energy Development

David Beard

Director - Energy Development

David Beard is the Director of Development for the Energy /Infrastructure Division.  

A 25 year associate of Milliken & Company, Mr. Beard worked in six manufacturing plants with positions that included Process Improvement Manager, Plant Manager and Director of Manufacturing before he began working on energy-related issues in the early 1990’s, when he was appointed Manager of Energy.  His responsibilities grew to encompass Purchasing with corporate oversight of the purchase and conservation of all corporate energy and water consumption worldwide.

Mr. Beard is a graduate of the College of Charleston.

Heather Beavers

Accounting Manager

Heather Beavers

Accounting Manager

Heather Beavers is an Accounting Manager and is responsible for overseeing the Accounts Payable and Payroll process and consolidating the Solar portfolio into Pacolet’s monthly financials.

Prior to joining Pacolet in 2017, Heather was a Corporate Accounting Manager for Hampshire Group Limited, an apparel manufacturer.

Heather graduated from Nazareth College of Rochester with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration.

Jim Boylan

Accounting Manager

Lee Brookshire

IT Systems Administrator

Lee Brookshire

IT Systems Administrator

Lee Brookshire is IT Systems Administrator and is responsible for the overall maintenance, administration and support of our system and network infrastructure. Lee started in the Information Technology field over 30 years ago in Greenville.

Lee is a lifelong resident of the Upstate and began his IT journey as a systems service engineer. He has spent most of his career working for the Fortune 500 and Global 100.

Katie Burnette

Senior Accountant

Katie Burnette

Senior Accountant

Katie Burnette is a Senior Accountant primarily focused on analyzing and integrating the real estate portfolio’s financial activity into Pacolet’s financial system on a monthly basis.  She also assists with cash flow reports and the annual audit.

Prior to joining Pacolet, Katie served as a Financial Accountant at Guardian Building Products, a distributor of roofing, insulation and building materials.

Katie is a graduate of Converse College and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting.

Jennifer Calabria

Director of Land Development (Real Estate)

Jennifer Calabria

Director of Land Development (Real Estate)

Jennifer Calabria is Director of Legacy Land Development, and is responsible for managing and positioning the legacy land portfolio for its highest and best use.

Before coming to Pacolet, Ms. Calabria worked in the general contracting, landscape architecture and planning  fields.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Furman University, and master’s degrees in Landscape Architecture and in City and Regional Planning from Clemson University.

Monica Eslick

Senior Accountant

Monica Eslick

Senior Accountant

Monica Eslick is a Senior Accountant with responsibilities primarily focused on consolidating the real estate portfolio into Pacolet’s monthly financials. She also assists with analysis on taxable income projections.

Prior to joining Pacolet, Monica worked most of her career as the Accounting Manager for a publicly owned Advertising Agency with offices based in Greenville, SC and New York City.

Monica is a graduate of Furman University and holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting.

Bill Falls

VP - CFO of Energy (Energy/Infrastructure)

Bill Falls

VP - CFO of Energy (Energy/Infrastructure)

Bill Falls is the CFO – Energy Division.

Previously, Mr. Falls was the CFO of Peregrine Energy Corporation. He was also Controller for Insignia Properties Trust and a Senior Auditor with Ernst & Young, LLP.

Mr. Falls is a native of Travelers Rest, SC and a graduate of Clemson University.

Kent Fonvielle

President/CIMC

Kent Fonvielle

President/CIMC

Kent is President of CIMC and has three decades of utility industry experience. Prior to Pacolet, he was an executive with MISO, a regional transmission grid operator, responsible for its South Region. Before joining MISO, Kent held various roles at Duke Energy, from engineering and operations to regulatory affairs.

Kent received his undergraduate degree in civil engineering from NC State and his MBA from UNC- Wilmington.

Jeff Fort

Director of Development & Construction Management (Real Estate)

Jeff Fort

Director of Development & Construction Management (Real Estate)

Jeff Fort joined Pacolet in 2018 as Construction Manger.

Previously, Mr. Fort served as VP of Community Development for over 12 years with Gramling Brothers Real Estate & Development, Inc. His responsibilities included development, project and construction management on residential, commercial and mixed use properties throughout the Charleston, SC region.

Mr. Fort is a graduate of Clemson University.

Travis Fraley

Director of Information Technology

Travis Fraley

Director of Information Technology

 

Travis Fraley is Director of Information Technology and an experienced IT professional with over 20 years of IT design, management, and administration experience. Travis leads Pacolet Milliken’s key strategic IT initiatives and is responsible for the organization’s technical infrastructure and security.

Travis is a United States Army Veteran and began his IT career as a Network Engineer in the Charleston area before moving to the Upstate of South Carolina in 2003. Travis holds an Associate in Computer Technology and numerous industry certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, Comptia, and Amazon.

Marcia Harrison

Staff Accountant

Marcia Harrison

Staff Accountant

Marcia Harrison is a Staff Accountant with primary roles in the payroll and payables functions.

Prior to joining Pacolet, Ms. Harrison served as Controller for FerebeeLane, a Greenville based full-service creative agency.

Marcia holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Middle Tennessee State University and completed her Accounting coursework at Furman University.

Gregory Ingram

Chief Financial Officer

Gregory Ingram

Chief Financial Officer

Greg Ingram is the Chief Financial Officer of Pacolet Milliken.

Prior to joining Pacolet Milliken, Mr. Ingram was founder and Managing Partner of Foundation Real Estate Partners, where he ran an investment and asset management business that participated across numerous asset classes throughout the Southeast. Prior to that, he spent nearly 15 years as an investment banker, primarily focused on assisting clients in deal structuring and capital markets execution. Most recently, he was a Senior Vice President with Jefferies & Co. and previous to that was with Morgan Keegan & Co., Wachovia and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. His experience spans numerous real estate asset classes including retail, single-family rental, multifamily and office, working with large public REITs and a variety of large private real estate owners and operators to solve major strategic and capital related issues.

Mr. Ingram holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Georgia and an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina.

Lance Jordan

SVP - Director, Energy and Infrastructure Investing

Lance Jordan

SVP - Director, Energy and Infrastructure Investing

Lance Jordan is Senior Vice President and Director of Acquisitions for Pacolet Milliken’s Energy and Infrastructure Division. Mr. Jordan leads Pacolet’s infrastructure investments and capital markets execution with a focus on opportunities to maximize value creation through distinctive sourcing, deep operational engagement and active stakeholder management.

Prior to joining Pacolet, Mr. Jordan was responsible for Cubico Sustainable Investments renewable energy investments and transaction execution efforts in the US. Mr. Jordan led investment and monetization transactions for Cubico in solar, wind, battery storage and other renewable technologies.

Prior to Cubico, Mr. Jordan was an investment banking Senior Vice President at Goldman Sachs in the Natural Resources Group. While at Goldman, Mr. Jordan led a number of marquis deals in the Power, Utility, Industrial and Renewable sectors. Deal activity included sellside, acquisition and financing transactions in traditional and alternative energy, clean technology and the industrial sectors.

Mr. Jordan also previously held roles in M&A and commodity trading at Deutsche Bank, PSEG and NRG Energy. Mr. Jordan earned an AB in Economics from Rutgers University.

Heather Juve

SVP - Director of Asset Management (Real Estate)

Heather Juve

SVP - Director of Asset Management (Real Estate)

Heather Juve is a Senior Vice President, and responsible for the asset management function in the Real Estate Division.

Prior to joining Pacolet, Ms. Juve was Senior Vice President, National Director for Americas Retail at JLL where she led the corporate finance function.  In that role, she was responsible for the financial reporting and analysis of the business including its property management, brokerage, and corporate services business lines.  Her clients have included public, private, and institutional investors, lenders, special servicers and receivers. Ms. Juve has over 20 years of financial, accounting, and management experience in commercial real estate; working for investors, developers, and third party managers over office, retail, and hospitality asset classes.  Her extensive experience  includes corporate and real estate finance, real estate valuation, debt and equity structuring, financial modeling, asset management, banking and cash management, due diligence, secured and unsecured financing, internal controls and financial accounting.

Ms. Juve is a graduate of the University of Colorado.

Terrell Mills

General Counsel

Terrell Mills

General Counsel

Terrell Mills is Vice President and General Counsel for Pacolet Milliken, having joined the Company in 2017 as Associate General Counsel. In his role, Terrell is not only responsible for handling the Company’s legal matters, but is also an integral part of the business team for both the Energy/Infrastructure and Real Estate divisions.

Prior to joining Pacolet Milliken, Mr. Mills was in private practice for 18 years, with most of that as a partner at the law firm of Wyche, PA in Greenville.  Terrell headed up Wyche’s corporate and mergers and acquisition practice and served in a number of management roles, including two terms on the firm’s Executive Committee.  Prior to attending law school, Terrell spent 8 years as a management consultant, helping companies with business process re-engineering and strategic system design and development.

Mr. Mills has a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law.

Mark Mulford

Asset Manager

Mark Mulford

Asset Manager

Mark is an Asset Manager for Pacolet Milliken’s Real Estate Division.

Before joining Pacolet, Mark was an Assistant Vice President at Heitman in Chicago. In that role, he was a member of Heitman’s value-add series of funds where he managed multi-family, student housing and self-storage assets in collaboration with property managers and joint venture partners.  Mark’s fund management responsibilities included reporting, monitoring and analysis of capitalization, diversification, performance, and attribution analysis across the portfolios.

Mark earned a BS degree in accounting from Bob Jones University and is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of South Carolina.

Andrena Powell-Baker

Director of Corporate Communications and Diversity

Andrena Powell-Baker

Director of Corporate Communications and Diversity

Andrena Powell-Baker is Director of Corporate Communications and Diversity at Pacolet Milliken.  She is also Senior Manager for Community Relations and Development for Lockhart Power Company, a subsidiary of Pacolet Milliken.

In her capacity as Director of Corporate Communications and Diversity, she is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of Pacolet’s overall diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts as well as internal and external communication.

At Lockhart Power Company, Andrena is responsible for business development, community relations, and various customer-facing marketing efforts.

Prior to Pacolet, Andrena was the Executive Director of the Union County Development Board. In such capacity, she was responsible for economic development in the county and was the lead negotiator of economic development incentive packages for both national and international companies.  She is currently Immediate Past-President of the South Carolina Economic Developers Association and Board Chair of the Union County Development Board.  She is a South Carolina Certified Economic Developer; and is also certified to facilitate AchieveGlobal’s Leadership and Customer Service programs.

Andrena has a BS Degree in Business Administration from Winthrop University.

Stephanie Schroeder

HR Operations & Technology Analyst

Stephanie Schroeder

HR Operations & Technology Analyst

Stephanie Schroeder is HR Operations & Technology Analyst and is responsible for helping with operations in human resources and assisting the executive leaders.

Prior to Pacolet Milliken, Stephanie worked in human resources for Prisma Health for six years. In addition, she also brings experience in system implementations, process improvement, and executive administrative support.

Stephanie is a graduate of Union University and currently resides in Piedmont.

 

Luke Sherrod

Senior Investment Analyst (Real Estate)

Luke Sherrod

Senior Investment Analyst (Real Estate)

Luke Sherrod is a Senior Investment Analyst for Pacolet Milliken, LLC focused primarily on acquisitions and development. Prior to joining Pacolet, Luke was an Asset Management Analyst on the Commercial Real Estate team for Westmount Realty Capital in Dallas, Texas. Luke also served in the Marine Corps (2012-2016) where his roles included the position of Battalion Security and Intelligence Manager. Luke holds a BBA in Finance and MS in Management from Austin Peay State University, and he received a MS in Leadership and Project Management from Boston University while serving as an active duty Marine. Luke also graduated from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business with his MBA in Finance and Real Estate.

Johnny Sims

Legacy Land Sales (Real Estate)

Johnny Sims

Legacy Land Sales (Real Estate)

Johnny Sims is responsible for Legacy Land Sales Pacolet Milliken.

Prior to his association with Pacolet Milliken, Mr. Sims served as Manager of Milliken & Company’s forestry operations for more than 25 years.  He served in the United States Army (1971-1977) as an aviation rotary wing unit commander and test pilot.

Mr. Sims received his bachelor’s of science degree in Forest Management from Clemson University in 1972.

Veronica Stein

Director - Human Resources

Veronica Stein

Director - Human Resources

Veronica Stein is the Director of Human Resources, and is directly involved in leadership development, talent acquisition, benefits, compensation, employee relations and HR operations. Ms. Stein has an extensive and accomplished Human Resources Management background in the retail, manufacturing, and healthcare industries, including most recently with Prisma Health. She has also attained the designations of Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Society for Human Resource Management – Certified Professional (SHRM-CP). Ms. Stein is a graduate of Illinois State University.

Bryan Stone

President / Lockhart Power & COO/Ni Pacolet Milliken Utilities (Energy / Infrastructure)

Bryan Stone

President / Lockhart Power & COO/Ni Pacolet Milliken Utilities (Energy / Infrastructure)

Bryan Stone serves as President of  Lockhart Power Company and COO of Ni Pacolet Milliken Utilities.

Prior to Pacolet, Mr. Stone was responsible for the Electrical and Instrumentation Maintenance Department and energy management for the PCS Phosphate – White Springs, Florida facility, where he had also worked as Staff Project Engineer.   He is currently a Board Member for the Union Events Center, and is past President of the Union County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Mr. Stone holds Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Florida.

Harriett Strom

Special Projects Coordinator

Lynn Visser

Paralegal

Lynn Visser

Paralegal

Lynn is a Paralegal and is responsible for assisting the General Counsel’s office.  She has over 25 years of experience in corporate/securities, litigation, and employment law matters, primarily in a law firm setting.

Lynn is a Greenville, SC native and obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Clemson University.

Ralph Walker

President - Energy / Infrastructure

Ralph Walker

President - Energy / Infrastructure

Ralph Walker is President of Energy and Infrastructure for Pacolet Milliken.

Before joining Pacolet, Mr. Walker was the president and founder of Peregrine Energy Corporation. Under his direction, Peregrine directly invested over $75 million in industrial utility infrastructures, including coal-fired and gas-fired cogeneration systems, process water treatment facilities, chilled water and compressed air systems and numerous types of air pollution control technologies.  Peregrine owned and operated these assets selling electricity to the electric utility grid and steam, chilled water, compressed air, process water and other industrial utility commodities and services to various manufacturing companies. Prior to Peregrine, he foundedAquenergy Systems, Inc. (later sold to Consolidated Hydro), which was the largest independent developer and operator of hydroelectric projects in the southeast United States.

Mr. Walker is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers and is recognized as a Certified Cogeneration Professional. He is a native of Greenville, SC and a graduate of the University of South Carolina.

Anthony Williams

Director - Finance

Anthony Williams

Director - Finance

Anthony Williams is the Director of Finance for Pacolet Milliken primarily focused on financial reporting, forecasting, and financial modeling.  Further responsibilities include budgeting and tax and debt strategy.  Mr. Williams joined Pacolet Milliken in 2011 as the Manager of Real Estate Accounting.

Prior to joining Pacolet Milliken in 2011, he served as a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young where he spent 10 years in public accounting practice, overseeing audits of publicly-traded and private companies.  His experience includes multifamily and retail real estate clients, among a range of other industries.

Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of South Carolina, Moore School of Business.  He is a Certified Public Accountant in South Carolina and a continuing member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.