“Transformative real estate development projects bring excitement and anticipation of many positive outcomes.”
- Manages all aspects of the development process for new multifamily and senior communities with a focus on Atlanta.
- Has experience in business development, community relations, and financial analysis.
Prior to joining Brinshore, John was a Vice President at Purpose Built Communities, where he worked with local leaders in multiple cities around the country helping to implement a holistic community revitalization model designed to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty. While at Purpose Built, he worked with the Brinshore team on a number of development projects, including the Highlander development in Omaha and the first phase of housing in the Wendell Phillips neighborhood of Kansas City, MO.
Before joining Purpose Built, John worked an Executive Vice-President for The Dawson Company, an Atlanta-based commercial real estate firm. In that role, he led business development, community relations, and financial analysis for the firm’s development projects and investment management activities. While at Dawson, John worked on over $500 million of transformative urban real estate initiatives.
While a student at Harvard, John served as the Co-President of the African American Student Union and was named the first-ever Goldman Sachs Fellow at the school as well as a Junior Achievement Fellow.
Public Service and Industry Involvement
John currently serves on the board of Drew Charter School in Atlanta, and Fearless Dialogues, a non-profit organization that facilitates conversations among community members.
John holds a Masters in Religion in Public Life (MRPL) degree from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, and he received a MBA from Harvard. He also has a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in Computer Science from Morehouse College.