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Our Team

Don KendalllDon Kendall
President
 
Email: dkendall@devmgmt.com
Phone: (615) 227-5863
 

Biography:

Don founded Development Management Group in October of 2006 with a vision of establishing long and successful partnerships with growth-oriented real estate developers and retailers. By developing a team of uniquely qualified professionals that provide experienced, consistent project management and the ability to represent our clients from project conception to turnover, that vision is quickly becoming a reality. Don brings to DMG an accomplished background of over 20 years in the real estate development and civil engineering consulting fields and oversees all phases of project management for our clients.

Prior to founding DMG, Don served as Director of Development Services for Newton Oldacre McDonald, one of the regions largest and most successful Commercial Real Estate Development firms, where he first established the company's in-house Development Services operation in 2000 assisting Newton Oldacre McDonald to realize unprecedented growth in their organization.

Prior to his association with Newton Oldacre McDonald, Don held the position of Project Manager for Residential and Commercial Engineering Design Projects and Director of Technical Services at Littlejohn Engineering Associates in Nashville, Tennessee and held a distinction as company stockholder. Don attended Nashville State Technical Institute.

 

Ken Knuckles
Vice President

Email: kknuckles@devmgmt.com
Phone: (615) 227-5863

 

Biography:

Ken joined Development Management Group in January 2007 and brings a wealth of project management experience from both the civil engineering and the real estate developer's perspective. He is responsible for managing the development process for DMG's commercial and office clients. His duties include design of conceptual site plans, coordination and review of ALTA surveys, geotechnical and environmental investigations as part of the due diligence process, management of civil and architectural design process with outside consultants and working directly with municipalities relating to plan review and approval process.

Before joining DMG Ken worked for four years with Newton Oldacre McDonald as a Sr. Development Manager overseeing Build-To-Suit projects throughout the eastern United States for various tenants. Prior to that Ken worked in the civil engineering field for more than 20 years. The last 13 of those years he was Director of Commercial Site Development for Stantec Consulting where he managed development programs for national retail and restaurant clients.

 

David AbbeyDavid Abbey, PE
Development Project Manager

Email: dabbey@devmgmt.com
Phone: (615) 227-5863

Biography:

David joined Development Management Group in October 2007 bringing more than 12 years of civil engineering design and project management experience.  He is responsible for managing the development process for various commercial, residential and office clients.  His duties include conceptual site planning, project scheduling, feasibility/site investigations, coordination and review of due diligence materials including ALTA Surveys, geotechnical and environmental investigations, management of outside consultants during the design process and working directly with the local municipalities to secure project approvals and permits.

David was most recently employed by Civil Resource Consultants, LLC and was primarily responsible for managing the operation of their Nashville TN office. Prior to that he worked as a civil engineer for CESP, Inc., Littlejohn Engineering Associates, Inc., and GRW, Inc. David is a graduate of Freed Hardeman University and Tennessee Tech and has been a registered Civil Engineer since 2001.

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