Category: Leadership Team

KURT ADAMS

Kurt Adams joined Impact Development Partners in 2022 to lead site selection and acquisition activity across the platform. Kurt graduated from the University of Georgia with a concentration in Real Estate. This degree laid the foundation for a career focused on land acquisition, development and project management. Kurt began his real estate career working on …

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JOHN AKIN

John cofounded Impact Development Partners (IDP) in 2021 to develop multifamily assets throughout the Southeastern United States and serves as its President overseeing all aspects of company operations.  Prior to forming IDP, John was Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Gables Residential where he directed Gables’ investment efforts nationally including over $1.3 Billion …

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LAURA LEIGH BARRETT

While earning her bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia, Laura Leigh accepted an internship on a construction project on campus. That is where she fell in love with construction and the inner workings of the entire building process. For many years, she sat on the owner’s side of the table, even acting as a …

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MATT DALE

Entrusted time and time again to oversee billion-dollar construction programs, Matt Dale is a skilled and formally trained project management professional. Holding a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and a minor in Economics from the University of London, he entered the workforce as a project manager with one of the nation’s largest contracting …

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TRAVIS EPPERSON

Bringing 27 years of experience with him, Travis Epperson joins IMPACT as Vice President. His love for building began in high school, where he worked with several companies in industry including: a residential foundation company, residential framing company, and a homebuilder. Entering college, he decided to pursue a degree in building construction and contracting. “Best …

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JASON HUGHES

A dynamic and well-rounded leader, Jason Hughes understands first-hand the viewpoint of the contractor, the investor, and the owner. With an undergrad in construction management, Jason spent the early part of his career working as a project manager for one of Atlanta’s top commercial contracting firms. In 2006, he transitioned to the developer side of …

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SARA MICHELETTO

Sara Micheletto joins IMPACT as a Senior Director. As a graduate of the University of Kentucky where she studied architectural technology, she developed a personal interest in structural integration, which led to in-depth training of the benefits of the use of technology like AutoCAD and rendering. Sara then went on to obtain both a bachelor …

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BRITTANY OKVIST

Having worked with large firms like Ernst and Young and Fortune500 Companies like Pulte Group, Brittany Okvist leverages her strong financial background to serve as IMPACT’s Vice President of Finance. In this important role, she oversees all financial aspects of the business, from forecasting to cash flow to day-to-day accounting and financial reporting. She also …

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KYLE TAYLOR

Growing up around construction influenced Kyle Taylor’s desire to pursue a career in the field. After graduating from Georgia Tech with a degree in Construction Management, he went to work for two of the nation’s largest commercial contracting firms, where he spent more than a decade learning the ins and outs of construction. There, he …

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MARCUS VESS

Entering a sluggish job market in 1981 after earning a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture from North Carolina State University, Marcus Vess learned first-hand what it meant to be resilient. Decades later, his leadership style and approachable manner set him apart as an incredible team leader and guidepost for our project management staff. As …

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