Scott Meadows directs the overall business strategy for Brand Real Estate Services. As a real estate veteran of 30 years, he offers extensive commercial real estate knowledge supported by a strong team and systems-oriented approach. Meadows brings a motivational spirit that inspires cultural collaboration and growing organizations. Having built multiple commercial real estate services companies from the ground up, his experience spans nearly all facets of the business. His leadership and keen understanding of real estate guides a team of professionals who are respected for their service, performance and integrity.
Prior to Brand Real Estate Services, Meadows was Managing Director, Property Services at Wells Real Estate Funds where he founded and served as president of Wells Real Estate Services, two property services organizations of up to 85 employees in 16 markets. During his 17-year career at Wells, he also held asset management and property management positions. Before joining Wells, he served as Property Manager for The Griffin Company in Atlanta and as a Leasing Representative and Property Manager for Sea Pines Plantation in Hilton Head, SC. Meadows earned a bachelor’s of business management degree from the University of Georgia, where he also completed the Certificate Program in Business Leadership.
Meadows is a graduate of Leadership Gwinnett 2015. He is a Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM), a Certified Property Manager (CPM), a Real Property Administrator (RPA) and holds a Georgia Real Estate Qualifying Broker License. He is active with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and also serves on the Boards of the Council for Quality Growth and Sugarloaf Community Improvement District.
Patrick Freeman serves as Executive Vice President of Property Management and heads the team that oversees more than 75 retail, office and flex assets. With over 25 years in the field, his proactive and collaborative approach ensures the value of each property is maximized through efficient operations, fiscal stewardship and tenant retention. As a people-oriented solutions-provider, he effectively teams with a wide array of people and disciplines—fostering relationships with vendors, owners and tenants alike. Freeman’s caliber of experience and leadership skills are unmatched in the market and garners significant growth opportunities for the firm.
Prior to joining Brand Real Estate Services, Freeman served as Senior Vice President for Columbia Property Trust/Wells Real Estate Funds where he managed 11,000,000 square feet of Class A office space and 37 assets in Atlanta and ten other markets throughout the U.S. Before joining Wells, he was Vice President with Trammell Crow Company, Senior Property Manager at Childress Klein Properties and General Manager at Carter & Associates.
Freeman earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and his master’s degree in integrated property and facility management from Georgia Institute of Technology. He is in the inaugural class of ten “Fellows,” of BOMA, Building Owners and Managers Association; holds a Georgia Real Estate License; is a Certified Property Manager (CPM®); a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM); a Real Property Administrator (RPA); a Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA); and an Accredited Professional in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED AP). In 2018, BOMA Georgia recognized Freeman with The Huey Award, presented to only one person annually, in recognition of their long-term commitment and contributions to the commercial real estate industry through their involvement with BOMA.
Rebecca Waters is responsible for directing the firm’s leasing team and overseeing all associated activities. A 30-year retail real estate veteran, she has proven success in multiple aspects of the retail sector including leasing, property management, investment sales and construction management. Waters’ depth of experience and thorough market knowledge delivers a sharp understanding of an asset and how to create value through targeted execution.
Prior to joining Brand Real Estate Services, Waters served as Vice President of Leasing for EDENS where she managed leasing representatives covering six states and established well-positioned merchandise plans that maximized asset values. Most recently, Waters is credited for the revitalization of Merchant’s Walk in East Cobb County and remerchandising Lenox Marketplace. Prior to EDENS, she was Director of Leasing with Spectrum Realty Advisors (Colliers) in Atlanta and Aronov Realty Management Company.
Waters earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida. She holds a Georgia Real Estate Associate Broker License and has earned the Certified Leasing Specialist (CLS), Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM), and Certified Property Manager (CPM) designations.
Jason Whitworth serves as Senior Vice President of Business Development and is responsible for growing the company portfolio by attracting and signing new clients and properties for the Real Estate Services group. His background includes over 20 years of commercial real estate experience with companies such as Whitworth Land Corporation, Carter & Associates, Commercial Property Professionals, and most recently, a multinational, multibillion dollar investment company where he was credited with closing assets totaling 10,000 acres of land which represented 22,000 developed/soon to be developed residential lots and over 8.4M SF of commercial space for sites throughout the southeastern United States.
Whitworth began his commercial real estate career in 1996 when he obtained his real estate license while finishing his degree at UGA. After completing roles at Whitworth Land and Julian LeCraw & Company, he began a long stint with Carter & Associates where he accumulated numerous awards such as Top Ten Producer. In 2009, Whitworth began a stint as a Principal with Commercial Property Professionals and was honored as top producer in 2011 & 2012. He is a licensed real estate agent in the state of GA, he is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) where he currently serves on the “Awards for Excellence” committee
Kelly Wallo is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. A key member of the executive management team, she directs the company’s long-range financial planning. Wallo oversees development, corporate and property accounting as well as budgeting and cash flow management to ensure timely, comprehensive and accurate financial reporting to the company and clients. She also presides over human resources and information technology.
Prior to joining Brand Real Estate Services, Wallo served as Controller for Brand Properties, LLC. Over the past 25 years, she has worked in various roles at several prominent real estate and investment firms as Controller, Development Manager, Asset and Property Manager. Wallo received her bachelor’s degree from Auburn University.
Candy McIntyre serves as Vice President of Leasing for Brand Real Estate Services and oversees leasing for the company’s office portfolio and other office-related brokerage services. As a 30-year veteran in commercial real estate, she develops and maintains relationships that create asset value. In her career, she has closed transactions totaling over $200 million.
Before joining Brand Real Estate Services, McIntyre was Senior Vice President of Office Brokerage for SK Commercial Realty. Her career also includes leasing assets for Parkway Realty Services, Parthenon Realty, Transwestern, PM Realty Group and TMW Real Estate.
She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a Major in Real Estate from Georgia State University and holds a Georgia Real Estate Broker License.
As Vice President of Leasing for Brand Real Estate Services, Michael Walker oversees all leasing activities for a number of retail properties within our portfolio. Using extensive industry contacts and almost 30 years of experience, he has brought 10 retail centers to 100% occupancy and filled 2 large decade-long vacancies.
Previous leasing and management experience was with major retail real estate owners including Inland American, Brixmor Property Group and Simon Property Group. At Inland (renamed InvenTrust), he oversaw leasing efforts for 50 retail properties in the eastern United States. Prior to InvenTrust, Walker led the northeast leasing team for Brixmor Property Group with oversight of approximately 13M square feet of community and neighborhood shopping centers. Prior to joining Centro (renamed Brixmor) in 2001, he held leasing positions with Urban Retail Properties and Simon Property Group.
Walker has been an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), recently earning ICSC’s inaugural and most comprehensive designation, the Certified Retail Real Estate Professional (CRRP) in addition to his CLS (Certified Leasing Specialist) designation that was earned in 1998. He was the 2014 Chair of the New England Idea Exchange Program, and held the ICSC State Operations Chair for MA, ME, NH, RI and VT from 2011 to 2014. Walker holds a Georgia Real Estate License. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics from Colorado College.
Lisa Graham serves as Senior Leasing Representative and is responsible for leasing retail centers throughout the Southeast. Graham handles the day-to-day leasing of a variety of retail projects, and her deal-making skills facilitate the establishment of strong broker and retailer relationships. With over 10 years of retail real estate experience, she has successfully marketed centers and negotiated leases with local, regional and national tenants.
Prior to joining Brand Real Estate Services, Graham held leasing positions with several real estate companies including Healey Weatherholtz Properties, where she specialized in the merchandising, marketing and leasing of retail properties and The Windsor Realty Group as a Leasing Agent and Tenant Representative.
Graham studied Business at SW Missouri State University. She holds a Georgia Real Estate License and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Serving as Associate Broker of Leasing, Mike Lowrey is responsible for the leasing initiatives of numerous retail, office and industrial properties throughout Georgia as well as brokerage activities. As a real estate veteran of over 30 years, he brings a wealth of experience in the areas of leasing, asset management, property management and retailer relationships.
Prior to joining Brand Real Estate Services in 2008, Lowrey worked at several of the industry’s most notable firms including Simon Property Group, where he served as general mall manager for the Mall of Georgia, Town Center at Cobb and Gwinnett Place Mall. Earlier in his career, Lowrey worked at both First Capital Financial Company and The Rouse Companies.
Lowrey earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston. He holds a Georgia Real Estate Associate Broker License, has a Commercial Realtor designation from the National Association of Realtors and is a Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX). He is a member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and is a Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM).
Lowrey earned a bachelor’s degree from University of Houston. He holds a Georgia Real Estate Associate Broker License, has a Commercial Realtor designation from the National Association of Realtors and is a Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX). He is a member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and is a Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM).
Suzanne Bunn serves as a Senior Property Manager and oversees in excess of 1 million square feet of retail and office space. She brings over 38 years of commercial real estate experience to the Brand Real Estate Services team and is recognized for being a goal-oriented property manager with solid strategic planning abilities and strong organizational and listening skills.
Prior to joining Brand Real Estate Services, Bunn worked for a variety of commercial real estate companies in development, third party management and private ownership properties.
Bunn has obtained several professional industry designations including Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM), Certified Property Manager (CPM), Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) and LEED GA. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Center (ICSC) where she served for many years on the planning committee for the Southeast ICSC Conference, serving as the Chairperson in 2013 as well as serving for three years as Georgia State Operations Chair, the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). She is also a Georgia Licensed Real Estate Salesperson. Bunn earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology from The University of Georgia and a Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University.
Ann Woodard serves as a Senior Property Manager overseeing retail, industrial and office space. Ann has more than 31 years of commercial real estate experience in property management, asset management, corporate real estate and leasing. Prior to joining Brand Real Estate Services, Woodard worked for numerous commercial real estate companies, including Lincoln Property Company, RREEF and Equitable Real Estate.
Woodard has her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia and holds a Georgia Real Estate Broker’s License. She is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and a Real Property Administrator (RPA).
Dj Adams is a Property Manager at Brand Real Estate Services where she directs operations for a portfolio of 10 office buildings and retail centers comprising approximately 1 million square feet. With over 15 years of diverse management experience, Adams enjoys the challenge of aligning tenant satisfaction with the landlord interests. She is particularly adept at bringing effective project management and successful contract negotiations to her assets.
Prior to joining Brand Real Estate Services, Adams worked in the legal, collections, HVAC and recycling industries. She remains a principal in two family-owned businesses. She is a Georgia Licensed Real Estate Salesperson and is in the process of earning the Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation.
Vanessa Canupp serves as Senior Property Manager overseeing 17 properties in the company’s retail portfolio, totaling over 1 million square feet. Vanessa is detailed, organized and enjoys building positive relationships with Tenants and Owners.
Prior to joining Brand Real Estate Services, Canupp worked for ProLogis and Colliers International where she managed over 3 million square feet of industrial space in the Atlanta market. Vanessa earned a bachelor’s of science degree from Georgia State University and is a Georgia Licensed Real Estate Salesperson. Canupp is in the process of earning her Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation.
Kristen Parsons serves as Property Manager in partnership with Vanessa Canupp. She oversees mixed-use, retail and office properties in East Atlanta Village and the Memorial Drive corridor, including Larkin on Memorial, The Jane, and the new Atlanta Dairies development. She enjoys participating in the revitalization of intown neighborhoods and building relationships within the communities of the owners and tenants she serves.
Prior to joining Brand Real Estate Services, Parsons worked for several years at Prologis where she was Senior Property Manager over a 19 MM square foot industrial portfolio. She has a B.S. in Business Administration from The University of Central Florida.
Tom Wheeler has retired after a long career with our firm, and still serves as an Associate Broker for Brand Real Estate Services. As the only president in Brand Real Estate Services history until 2014, Wheeler leaves a legacy of leadership, integrity and customer service.
Wheeler’s impressive career spans over 40 years when he launched his real estate career with Scott Hudgens Companies, a prominent Atlanta real estate developer with a focus on shopping centers and land development. He has extensive experience in construction, zoning, leasing, property management, financing, brokerage and governmental affairs. Wheeler has built long- standing relationships with some of the industry’s most notable retailers including Target, Kroger, Publix, Belk, Kohl’s, Wal-Mart, Sears, JC Penney, TJ Maxx and many financial institutions.
Wheeler earned a bachelor’s of business administration degree (1967) and master’s degree in finance (1972) from Georgia State University. As a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, he was awarded the Bronze Star and Vietnam Service Medal. Wheeler is a member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and its former Georgia Governmental Affairs Chairman, a founding member and past president of the Council for Quality Growth and founding member of The Community Foundation of Northeast Georgia. He was a member of Georgia’s Board of Natural Resources from 1993 to 2010 and Chairman of the North Georgia Mountain Authority from 2001 to 2008. He has also served as Chairman of the Board for Gwinnett Place Community Improvement District and Homestead Bank. Wheeler is a long-time member of the Capital City Club and Sea Island Club and resides in Atlanta with his wife Maria and sons Thomas III and Wilson.