In what has long been an annual tradition, the Post team presents In Charge, a compendium of Middle Tennessee’s top business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 500 women and men found on our list, our eighth, represent the best of the best — and are always “in charge.”
Lewis Agnew — President, Chas. Hawkins Co.: Named leader of venerable area CRE firm in October 2016. Received the 2016 NAIOP Developing Leader Award for Middle Tennessee.
Allen Arender — Director of Development, Holladay Properties: Has helped Indianapolis-based Holladay create a presence in the Nashville market. Working with Cushman Wakefield’s Ronnie Wenzler on the redevelopment of the historic Geist property in North Capitol.
David Bailey — Principal and Architect, Hastings Architecture Associates: A key reason HAA ranked 30th in Architect magazine’s 2014 “The Architect 50” ranking (one of only two Southeast-based firms on the list).
Mark Bloom — Investor: Teams with business partners Ronnie