Meet Our Executive Team

John Holder
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Under John’s leadership, Holder Properties has developed over 11 million square feet of commercial and residential space valued in excess of $2 billion.

Lori Pisarcik
Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Lori´s over 25 year tenure with the company provides a strong financial foundation for Holder Properties.

Jeff Mixson
Executive Vice President

As Executive Vice President, Jeff oversees the marketing and leasing of all third-party and Holder Properties’ owned buildings as well as the acquisitions and dispositions throughout the southeast.

Chris Smith
Vice President

As Vice President of Property Management, Chris Smith is responsible for the operational functions and tenant improvement oversight for all third-party and Holder Properties facilities. 

Andy Barfield
Vice President

As Vice President, Andy leads the development team and oversees the implementation of all Holder Properties’ projects.

Ashley Felder
Senior Director

As Senior Director, Ashley creates and implements the overall strategy for developing and maintaining the Holder Properties audience through effective use of all appropriate media.

Ryan Nakabayshi
Director

As Director, Ryan maintains systems that track income, assets, and expenditures.

Lauren Smith
Senior Director

As Senior Director of Property Management, Lauren is responsible for the property management of the commercial office and residential properties located in Columbia, South Carolina which also include our 3rd party management accounts. 

Will Menkes
Senior Director

As Senior Director, Will focuses on the company’s business development efforts for identifying and evaluating acquisition and development opportunities.

Billy Cooke
Senior Director

As Senior Director, Billy is responsible for overseeing the development process of various Holder Properties’ projects.

Aaron Taulbee
Senior Director

As Senior Director, Aaron is responsible for coordinating the design, budget and construction administration process of various Holder Properties’ projects. 

Robert Holder
Senior Director

As Senior Director, Robert focuses on the company’s business development efforts by identifying and evaluating acquisition and development opportunities. 

Mary Beth Gomez
Director

As Director of Property Management, Mary Beth oversees the day-to-day operations and financial assets of 650 Lincoln, a 584-bed student apartment located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Friend Gray
Director

As Director, Friend manages the day-to-day property operations of the Charleston South Carolina portfolio.