Keith McDermott/Hydration Station USA
Tracie-Ruth Kriete/S4b Social
I started my career back in the late 90’s as an graphic designer/promotions. After graduating with my Masters in Management I was able to expand my skills and expertise. Over the years I evolved my career from online advertising to brand management.
In addition to being a published author I have also been interviewed for Podcasts, Radio, Tv, Newspaper on the topics ranging from Online brand management for Small Businesses to Social media for SMB’s. I have been able to help my clients with all aspects of their marketing strategies ranging from; concept development, website creation, website optimization, traditional (TV, Print) advertising, direct mail, search, SEO/SEM, social media, and display campaigns. I truly enjoy working one on one with my clients to create individualized campaigns that will help them reach their goals and objectives.
As Executive Vice President in Studley’s Atlanta office, Andy brings more than 25 years of experience dedicated exclusively to representing tenants. To date, Andy has negotiated more than 10 million square feet of transactions valued at over $5 billion, including traditional leases, lease restructures and build-to-suits. His specialties include complex real estate agreements, strategic planning and solution implementation.
Andy’s record of success executing corporate real estate transactions makes him one of the most sought after and respected tenant representatives in the Southeast. His career has been devoted solely to representing tenants and helping them turn real estate into a strategic advantage. By using a hands-on approach designed to identify numerous areas of leverage for clients, Andy has developed a strong reputation for securing millions of dollars in occupancy cost savings and lease enhancements in a wide variety of lease and ownership structures.
Since joining Studley in 1997, Andy has consistently been recognized as one of the firm’s top-producing brokers nationwide. He is among the select group of partners who purchased Studley from its founder in 2002.
As the president and CEO of Atlanta Mission, Jim Reese feels that professionally he has found the perfect fit. “I felt that God had called me and prepared me for this assignment as I look back on my life,” says Reese. “I feel the opportunity to be part of an organization that God uses to change lives every day is a great responsibility and privilege.” He considers it a privilege to see lives altered everyday, and witness people coming off the streets, asking for help, and finding their way out of homelessness and into a new life.
Prior to Atlanta Mission, he served as CEO of Randstad North America, Chief Operating Officer of both the Honeybaked Ham Company and CCCi, and Division Vice President of Frito Lay. He also managed General Food’s Maxwell House Coffee Plant, and co-‐founded First Coast Manufacturing Association, which today consists of over 300 Florida manufacturers. Reese was also a member of the Board of the American Staffing Association and the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He is currently a board member of both the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and Carter Center Board of Counselors. In addition, he is the Chairman of the Elders at Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, GA. He graduated from Western Michigan University in 1980 with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing and Business.