Equitas has deep roots in commercial development, offering clients a wealth of expertise and experience.

Our team has nearly 50 years of construction, real estate and development experience. We value quality and integrity in our people and partnerships, through which we are well-positioned to seize opportunities for successful growth across national markets.

In addition to our home office in Chattanooga, Tenn., we have a presence in Atlanta, Dallas, and Palm Beach, Fla.



Our Leadership


J. Christopher Hall

Executive Vice President
423.490.3286


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John D. Potter

Senior VP of Real Estate and Development
423.490.3283


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Drew Smith

Senior Vice President of Operations
972.582.3471


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Reggie Vachon

Vice President of Development
423.490.3202


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Earl Carstens

Vice President of Operations
423.490.3211


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Our Team


Brett Aalfs

Design Manager
423.490.3281

Mary Ancona

Tenant Operations Administrator
423.296.1791

Hal Dodt

Director of Real Estate Florida
772.781.5805

Todd Duplantis

Senior Development Manager
423.490.3268

Jake Fryar

Site Planner
423.553.5502

Kimberly Graves

Paralegal
423.490.3285

Melani LaMar

Legal Services Coordinator
423.490.3266

David McLaughlin

Director of Development
423.296.1778

Adam Mitchell

Real Estate Manager
423.803.2914

Jason Mitchell

Real Estate Coordinator
423.803.2910

Ahmed Mohamed

Site Planner
423.490.3296

Steve Parish

Senior Legal Counsel
423.826.8068

Chirag Tolia

Real Estate Financial Analysis Manager
423.803.2940

Tripp Ward

Director of Real Estate
423.803.2908

Adam Wenz

Senior Director of Real Estate
423.490.3268

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