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. Jeremy Milling
President
Milling Commercial Realty
Mobile, AL
Mr.  Michael E. Berson
Partner
Adams and Reese LLP
Mobile, AL
Mr. Abe Mitchell
Principal
Mitchell Brothers, LLC
Mobile, AL
Mr. Wiley Blankenship
President & Chief Executive Officer
Coastal Alabama Partnership
Mobile, AL
Mr. Ron Moore
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
Mr. Kelly Cummings, SRS, CDPE, CRS, RMS
Realtor & Broker-Owner
The Cummings Company
Mobile, AL
Ms. Melissa Morrissette
Principal
LLB&B, Inc., Real Estate
Mobile, AL
Mr. Daniel Dennis
President
Roberts Brothers, Inc.
Mobile, AL 

Mr. Kerry O'Connor
Bancorp South
Gulf Shores, AL

Ms. Sheila Dodson, RCE
Chief Executive Officer
Baldwin County Association of Realtors
Robertsdale, AL 
Mr. David Rodgers
VP, Economic Development
Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
Mobile, AL
Mr. James M. (Jimmy) Grodnick
President
JMG Realty Company, Inc.
Mobile, AL  
Mr. L. Page Stalcup, III
Partner
Wilkins Miller, LLC
Mobile, AL
Mr. Duane Graham
Partner
Armbrecht Jackson, LLP
Mobile, AL
Mr. Joshua Tanner
President & Chief Executive Officer
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Generations
Mobile, AL
Mr. Nathan Handmacher
Sales & Leasing Executive
Stirling Properties
Mobile, AL
Mr. Richard Weavil, CCIM
President
The Weavil Company, LLC
Mobile, AL 
Mr. Bill Harbour
GIS Coordinator
Baldwin County Board of Education
Loxley, AL 
Ms. Stephanie White
CEO
Mobile Area Association of Realtors
Mobile, AL
Ms. Sheila Hodges
President
Meyer Real Estate, Inc.
Gulf Shores, AL
Mr. Tim Wilkes
President
Magnolia Mortgage Company
Mobile, AL 
Ms. Libba Latham, GRI, GREEN
Realtor & Educator
LLB&B, Inc., Real Estate
Mobile, AL 
Dr. Bob Wood
Dean
Mitchell College of Business
Mobile, AL