ULI Nashville is led by a volunteer Management Committee and Advisory Board that guides the organization, sets program priorities, and manages financial obligations and goals.


ULI Nashville Leaders


Chairman – Mark Deutschmann, Village Real Estate Services
Chair for Mission Advancement– Kim Hawkins, Hawkins Partners, Inc.
Treasurer – Seth Butler, Studio Bank

Advisory Committee
Kim Hawkins. Hawkins Partners, Inc. (Chair)
Chip Bratten, TMPartners PLLC
Tabitha Crawford, Cole Scott Group LLC
Mark Deutschmann, Village Real Estate Services
Kim Hamner, SunTrust Bank
Gary Hawkins, Hawkins Partners, Inc
Dirk Melton, MarketStreet Enterprises
Laura Reinbold, Terracon
Richard Warren, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP

Governance Committee
Jimmy Granbery, H.G. Hill Realty Co. (Chair)
Bert Mathews, The Mathews Company (Past Chair)
Charles Carlisle, Bristol Development Group
Mark Deutschmann, Village Real Estate
Tarek El Gammal, Southeast Venture
Hunter Gee, Smith Gee Studio
Kim Hawkins, Hawkins Partners, Inc.
Steve Kulinski, CBRE
Mike Saint, The Saint Consulting Group
Doug Sloan, Metro Nashville Planning Department

Management Committees
Communications/Media – Nancy DeKalb, DeKalb Communications, Chair
Membership Committee – Laura Reinbold,Terracon, Chair
Programming Committee – Katy Sheesley, GHP, Chair
Sponsorship Committee – Chip Bratten, TMPartners PLLC
Women’s Leadership Initiative(WLI) Committee – Cherie Akers (Stantec) and Susan Marlow (Stantec), Co-Chairs
Young Leader (YL) Group – Hayley King Schulist, Core Development, Chair
ULI Nashville Excellence in Development Awards – Rose Faeges-Easton, Director, ULI Nashville

YL Committees
Development 101.2 :The Series Sub-Committee – Sean Davidson (March Development), Chair
Mentor Program Sub-Committee – Nathan Oliver, Hawkins Partners, Inc. and Kaite Rudowsky, Kiser + Vogrin Design, Co-Chairs

Issue Action Councils:
Capital Markets – Jody Moody, The Mathews Co., Chair
Building Healthy Places – Ryan Doyle, oneC1TY, Chair
Housing – Patrick Gilbert (Gresham, Smith & Partners) and Jennifer Carlat (Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce), Co-Chairs
Transportation Action Council – Charlie Smith, BWSC, Chair
Urban Magnets / Creative Class – Andrew Beaird, Core Development, Chair

ULI Nashville Initiatives:
Civic Leadership Forum
100 Resilient Cities participant
ULI Nashville CONNECT-New Member Orientation and Welcome
Gear Up 2020- Infrastructure Priority Strategy
Urban Manufacturing Consortium participant