About Us

Creating Connection
It may sound odd using “connection” to describe the business of real estate, but our work isn’t just about property development. It’s about people. Others start with the land, the plan, architecture, or numbers. We start with the people who own the land, their vision and values. We use this understanding to craft a community for people who will live on that land. A profound intrinsic value is passed from generations of owners to generations of residents — a human connection.
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Our People

We are planners and strategists — developers and pragmatists. We are results driven and solution focused. We are crafters of community.

Executive Leadership

John Gunderson

Chief Executive Officer/Partner

Eric Johnson


Scott Jenkins

Chief Financial Officer /Partner

Key Leadership

Troy Lucas

SVP Planning & Development

Joe Walker

VP Economic Development & Construction

Tim Hong

Chief Operating Officer, Reynolds Lake Oconee

Rabun Neal

President, Reynolds Lake Oconee

David Short

SVP Sales & Marketing, Reynolds Lake Oconee

Stephanie Edwards

VP Sales & Marketing, Cashiers Lake

John Bonanno

VP Liberty Park Joint Venture/VP Engineering

Andy Ferrell

Director of Land Development

Bradley Wilkes


Christy Steverson

VP Human Resources

Kristian Albaral

Accounting Manager

Kris Reek

Community Association Manager

Brian Baker

Marina Operations

Andrew Barlow

Executive Chef

Jeremy Dockery

Director of Membership Services, High Hampton

Wes Forester

Golf Operations

Justin Jones

Outdoor Pursuits

Natasha Kittrell

Athletics & Recreation

David Mcintosh

Golf Agronomy

Tyler Mayer

Fitness & Wellness

Jason Plazola

Management & Strategy

Lane Singleton

Golf Agronomy

Tony Snoey

Management & Strategy

Our History

We are built on a legacy of success made possible through the guiding principles of our founder, Charles Daniel in 1934.



Daniel Communities is privately held by its management and includes over 900 team members overseeing portfolio development and operations, together with select growth initiatives focused predominantly on the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

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