A Middle Tennessee native and lifelong resident of Williamson County, Devin counts his knowledge of Nashville and the surrounding counties as one of his greatest assets.
Shortly after graduating from college he accepted a position working for lifestyle center developer New Paradigm Partners where he focused on property marketing and tenant communications. In 1997 he left New Paradigm to join startup venture SmartDM. During his time with SmartDM, where he held the positions Sales Dir., VP of Client Services and SVP of Client Strategy, the company's revenues grew more than 4,000%. After the sale of SmartDM in 2004, Devin returned to real estate as an investor working on projects in the Middle Tennessee area. In 2005 he joined the team at Alfred Williams & Company and led the efforts for the company's relocation to Nashville's Gulch development. In 2007 Devin joined XMi Commercial Real Estate where he remained until founding NAI Nashville. He has participated in, advised or completed transactions valued at more than $85 million during his career and represented clients in nearly every aspect of commercial real estate. As Co-Founder and President of NAI Nashville, he is focused on the firm's business development and client services.
Outside of work Devin is active in the community. He has served as a member of the Board of Trust for the Middle Tennessee State University Foundation and as President of the University's National Alumni Association. He completed Leadership Brentwood in 2007 and served as its Alumni President. He is a member of the Williamson County and Nashville Chambers of Commerce. Devin is also active as a member of the Boards of Directors for non-profits Just Hope International and the Citizens for Brentwood Green Space and served as a member of the Nashville Symphony Council. Devin and his wife Laura are active in fundraising, having served as the Chairs for the 2009 President's Gala benefitting The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson and for the 2011 Wines of the World benefitting the BCS Chamber Foundation. Always a believer in giving back to your local community, Devin is also a member of the Rotary Club of Brentwood and will serve as the club's President in 2014-2015. He is also a 1+ Gallon blood donor to the American Red Cross.
A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, Devin enjoys Blue Raider football and spending time with family.