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Leadership Team

Patrick A. Denney

President & CEO

Patrick founded eds America, LLC as a vehicle to help solve what he saw as “gaps” in economic development in urban, suburban and rural communities.  Patrick creates a collaborative effort to maximize these opportunities for future development in these areas.  Whether it be to develop, advise or represent, eds America is a vital leader in […]


Timothy M. Fulmer

Member and General Counsel

Tim brings a wealth of experience to eds America, LLC, involving business law and federal, state and local matters.  He is a graduate with a B.S in Accounting in 1988 from The University of Alabama, J.D. from The University of Alabama School of Law in 1992,  LL.M. Masters of Law in Taxation (with Honors) in […]


Kish Desai

Member, Hospitality and Convention Services

Kish Desai came to the USA in 1984 and worked as a hotel manager in Orlando before buying a closed property in Montgomery, AL and with renovations reopened as a thriving hotel for 8 years prior to selling it.  In the preceding years, Kish has managed to develop several new hotels and to acquire some […]


Cardell Davis

Vice President, Municipal and Governmental Affairs

Cardell Davis brings a wealth of experience to the eds America. Most recently  Cardell served as the Executive Director of New Start Neighborhood Revitalization, whose main goal was to bring quality affordable single family housing to underserved and urban areas. Through a partnership with the City of Birmingham, New Start was able to provide housing […]


Joe Freeman

Vice President, Finance and Underwriting

Joe has a diverse background in finance. He began his professional career at Morgan Keegan as an investment broker with a specialty in fixed-income investments and the special needs of the branch banking system. In 2006, he joined Protective Securities, a subsidiary of Protective Life Corporation, serving as a vice president of investment banking until […]


Bart Holmes

Vice President - Development and Property Management

Bart brings a wealth of experience with Business Development to eds America. He began his career in Marketing and Business Development with McKesson Drug Co, working with independent pharmacies across the Southeast. In 2008 he joined Chapel Steel where he was responsible for account managing new and existing accounts across the Southeast also working with […]


Janet L. Dunaway

Senior Advisor

Janet Dunaway has worked with the key leadership team of eds America for over six years in several capacities.  As Administration Manager due to her strength in accounting and financial modeling, as Director of Market Research for key corporate property relocation clients focused in office, retail, and industrial properties, and  she served as Agent in […]