Advisory Board

The University of South Alabama Center For Real Estate and Economic Development has invited 39 regional real estate, economic development and civic representatives to serve on the Advisory Board. In their role, these leaders help shape the Center’s strategic objectives and provide valuable feedback to the Center’s activities.

Mission:

  • To achieve a high-quality educational program and real-world experience for USA students;
  • To be responsive to the educational and information needs of the local real estate community.

Goal:

  • To be the last word on price and value trends in Mobile and Baldwin Counties;
  • To offer a curriculum that is nationally competitive.

 

Advisory Board Members  
Mr. James (Jim) Andrews
Vice President   
Capital One Commercial Banking
Birmingham, AL    
Mr. Robert Matthews
Partner
Burr Forman
Mobile, AL
Mr. J. Gavin Bender, Sr., SIOR
President
Bender Real Estate Group
Mobile, AL 
Mr. Lee Metzger
Regional Director, Real Estate
Facilities Resource Group, Ascension Health
Mobile, AL
Mr. Wiley Blankenship
President & Chief Executive Officer
Coastal Alabama Partnership
Mobile, Alabama 
Mr. Abe Mitchell
Principal
Mitchell Brothers, LLC
Mobile, AL
Mr. Harry Brislin, IV
Director
USA Technology & Research Park
Mobile, AL 
Mr. Spence Monroe
Realtor & Associate Broker
Ashurst & Niemeyer, LLC
Fairhope, AL
Mr. Alton R. (Tony) Brown, III, CCIM, CRX, CSM, CLS, CDP
President
The Pelican Group, Inc.
Mobile, AL
Mr. Edward N. (Skeeter) Morris, Jr.
Principal
Courtney & Morris, Inc.
Mobile, AL
Ms. Susie Cleveland
Executive Officer
Homebuilders Association of Metro Mobile
Mobile, AL 
Ms. Melissa Morrissette
Principal
LLB&B, Inc., Real Estate
Mobile, AL
Mr. Kelly Cummings, SRS, CDPE, CRS, RMS
Realtor & Broker-Owner
The Cummings Company
Mobile, AL 
Mr. Jeffrey Newman, GRI, RCE
Realtor & Associate Broker
Real Living Norman Realty
Mobile, AL
Mr. Daniel Dennis
President
Roberts Brothers, Inc.
Mobile, AL 
Mr. Tom Oldweiler
Partner
Armbrecht Jackson, LLP
Mobile, AL
Ms. Sheila Dodson, RCE
Chief Executive Officer
Baldwin County Association of Realtors
Robertsdale, AL 
Mr. Michael E. Pierce
Executive Director
MLK Avenue Redevelopment Corporation
Mobile, AL
Mr. James M. (Jimmy) Grodnick
President
JMG Realty Company, Inc.
Mobile, AL  
Mr. Jeff Rouzie
Director of Economic Development
City of Foley
Foley, AL
Mr. Nathan Handmacher
Sales & Leasing Executive
Stirling Properties
Mobile, AL
Mr. L. Page Stalcup, III
Partner
Wilkins Miller, LLC
Mobile, AL
Mr. Bill Harbour
GIS Coordinator
Baldwin County Board of Education
Loxley, AL 
Mr. Joshua Tanner
President & Chief Executive Officer
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Generations
Mobile, AL
Ms. Kim Hastie
License & Revenue Commissioner
Mobile County
Mobile, AL 
Mr. Richard Weavil, CCIM
President
The Weavil Company, LLC
Mobile, AL 
Ms. Sheila Hodges
President
Meyer Real Estate, Inc.
Gulf Shores, AL 
Mr. Tim Wilkes
President
Magnolia Mortgage Company
Mobile, AL 
Ms. Charlotte Kopf
Manager
Associated General Contractors of Alabama, Mobile Section
Mobile, AL 
Dr. Bob Wood
Dean
Mitchell College of Business
Mobile, AL 
Ms. Libba Latham, GRI, GREEN
Realtor & Educator
LLB&B, Inc., Real Estate
Mobile, AL 
Ms. Marilyn Wood
Revenue Commissioner, Retired
Mobile County
Mobile, AL