Meet the GRH Team
Relationship Focused, Results Driven
Mark S. Mather, President
President of the Company and the visionary of the Riverwalk project, Mark provides board oversight and company direction bringing financial acumen and construction management expertise to each project. He is actively involved in producing cost-saving efficiencies and leading the management of the construction of infrastructure projects. He brings 30 years of experience in Civil Construction and Mass Site Work, Environmental Clean Up on RCRA, CERCLA and Nuclear Sites, Landfill Closure and Construction, Golf Course Development, Captive Insurance and Finite Risk Transfer, Brownfield Development and traditional Real Estate Development.
Mark earned his Master of Economics at NC State University and an undergraduate degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. In 2013, Mark relocated from Cincinnati, his home of 25 years, to Charlotte.
J. William Blackham, Chairman
Chairman of the Company, Bill is the strategist with over 35 years in the real estate business and creates viable, profitable and — most importantly — implementable strategies for each project. His involvement includes the creation of implementation plans with ongoing oversight to assure compliance in the execution. He also leads financial management and asset management working together with the other key members of the company to budget, monitor and achieve the desired results. Bill has been involved in the development, financing, and investment of over 10,000,000 sf of real estate representing more than $2Billion of transaction volume.
Bill earned his MBA from The Wharton Business School and a B.S. in Finance from Boston College.
Dave Williams, Managing Director
Managing Director of the Company, David is a 25 year real estate and construction professional and oversees all aspects of the company’s development and construction projects. Dave has completed over $300,000,000 residential, mixed-use, industrial and office projects throughout the Midwest, Georgia, Tennessee and South Carolina. Additionally, he is responsible for managing community relations, permitting and design, and overseeing the company’s project managers. He is also active in business development, property management, working with various agencies to attract additional users to the Riverwalk development, and shared responsibilities for financial institution relationships.
David holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University and a M.S. in Environmental Science & Engineering from Ohio University.
Matthew G. Blackham, Senior Director
Matthew is responsible for the individual and overall project specific marketing, contract negotiations, evaluations and sourcing of required financing. He provides development project management oversight to the company projects. Matthew has been involved in the development, financing and investment of over 5,000,000 sf of real estate representing more than $350,000,000 of transaction volume.
Matthew holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH.