Sam Simpson, MBA – Simpson Commercial
Sam has more than 17 years of real estate development and private real estate fund management experience. Sam has handled well over $1 billion in sales and leasing, managed $60 million in development, and currently oversees the management of 12 office and industrial properties and two industrial parks as director at Simpson, Schulman, & Beard. Other work experiences include Macfield, a textile manufacturer based in the Triad that merged with Unifi in 1991. Shortly thereafter, Sam joined several former Macfield executives in creating a new manufacturing venture, Mayo Yarns, which was sold to Frontier Spinning mills in 2000. Sam received his MBA and BSBA from UNC-Chapel Hill, and is a licensed real estate broker in the state of North Carolina. Sam and his wife Ashley live in Greensboro and have three children.
R. David Joseph, Esquire - Principal at R. David Joseph, PLLC
David is an attorney with over 28 years with of experience whose practice areas include commercial real estate acquisition & development, sports and entertainment, energy and emerging technologies, contracts, corporate and transactional, business and securities, employment, licensing and intellectual property. David is currently a principal with R David Joseph, PLLC in Greensboro, North Carolina. David operated Joseph Athletic Management, LLC through which he represented professional athletes (primarily National Football League players) and coaches wherein he was certified by the National Football League Players Association. David is admitted to practice law in North Carolina, the District of Columbia and Maryland. He was graduated from Wake Forest University in 1984 and from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1988. Following law school, David practiced law in the Washington, D.C./Baltimore area from 1988 through 1996 for two leading national firms. In or around 1996, David returned to North Carolina where he has practiced law chronologically with was R. David Joseph, PLLC and Sparrow Dennis & Medlin, PA. David, his wife Cathy and their two children reside in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Randy Smith – Partner, Landmark Development Partners – BCD Development Properties
Randy is a real estate developer with 22 years of experience, mostly operating in NC & SC. Randy has been a partner in Landmark Development Partners since 2002. Randy has developed, leased or sold over two million square feet of regional shopping center space throughout the Southeast. He has extensive knowledge with Charlotte area planning department, successfully rezoning over 15 properties in the area. During his career, he has worked with many national and regional tenants including: Office Depot, Home Depot, Wal- Mart, AT&T, Target, AMEX, Food Lion, Petro Express, Dunkin Donuts, Taco Bell and Burger King. Randy is a native of Charlotte, NC, receiving his bachelor’s degree from UNC-Charlotte in 1994.