Mr. Priestly simultaneously served as Vice President for Ambling International, partnering with the Bermudian Government as advisor to the island’s construction, demolition, environmental remediation and hospitality development projects.
Prior leadership positions include the management and development of multi-family projects for Regent Partners, the construction of over 2,500 units totaling $175 million, rehabilitation and asset management of over 800 units throughout the southeast, and the leadership support in the conceptual master plan and rehabilitation plan that was instrumental in J. A. Jones Military Housing Privatization Group’s award of $150 million in U.S. Army Housing Privatization projects.
Mr. Priestly has also worked for one of the largest general contractors in the country, where he served as project manager for several municipal and private developments in Atlanta and Tennessee.
EDUCATION / AFFILIATIONS
Mr. Priestly, a native of North Carolina, is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering/Urban Planning. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, a housing committee member with Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partners, and serves as Advisory Board Member for DeKalb County High School Technology. Mr. Priestly is also affiliated with the following committees/organizations:
+ Department of Community Affairs (DCA) – QAP Committee
+ Historic Fourth Ward Conservancy Steering Committee
+ Barrington Trace HOA Board Member
+ Park District Conservancy
+ Cleveland Avenue Redevelopment Plan Committee
+ ACRE Network
+ Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
+ Guide Right Program – Kappa League for Young Males
+ Tri-Cities High School Band Booster and Mentor