Alex Turley | CEO
Alex Turley began his real estate career at CBRE Memphis, where he managed the company’s retail division across a four-state region. He joined HTC in 2014 and, five years later, was promoted to president, heading up the company’s executive management team. He was named CEO in February 2021. A Memphis native with deep roots in the community, Alex has also lived in Chicago and Washington, DC. His father Calvin always worked downtown—and, as Henry’s nephew, Alex watched and listened as HTC changed the downtown landscape. He has an understanding of the vision on which HTC is built and, as CEO, is responsible for ensuring that the company continues to execute its mission and that vision.
Henry Turley | Founder
Henry Turley founded the company in 1977. He went on to invest a great deal of time, thought, energy and money into urban redevelopment. His work—and that of the company—can be seen in Memphis’ South End, Harbor Town and Uptown communities, and in Healthy Community in Jackson, TN. He is known for thinking beyond his property lines, and for maintaining deep and productive connections with diverse groups of people. Over the past 40+ years, he has spearheaded collaborative—and transformative—works of urban revitalization in Memphis and Jackson. Today, he is focused primarily on uncovering new opportunities, and finding new ways to build community and improve neighborhoods.
Lance Henderson | CFO
Lance Henderson oversees the financial, accounting, reporting, and insurance areas of the company. A key member of the development team, he handles all construction and permanent financing for HTC projects and manages legal financial deal structuring. Lance joined HTC in 2013. Prior to that he was Director of Financial Services for EdR, one of the nation’s largest owners, developers, and managers of collegiate housing. His background includes extensive experience in Treasury, debt placement and construction financing, and he is a Licensed General Contractor in the State of Tennessee.
Kevin Clarkson | COO
Kevin Clarkson manages all construction projects for the company and oversees commercial property management for HTC’s portfolio of office and retail properties. Kevin also leads the property maintenance teams across the company’s office, retail, and residential portfolio. Prior to joining HTC in April 2021, Kevin was employed with CBRE for 32 years where he led both the asset and project management divisions of the company.
Michelle Risher | VP of Property Management
Michelle Risher oversees HTC’s property management portfolio, including marketing, revenue and recruiting—as well as training the property leasing & management teams. She also spearheads lease-ups for all newly constructed communities and works closely with the property-leasing and marketing teams to build relationships with our tenants. Michelle joined HTC in 2013 and formerly served as District Manager at ALDI, Inc. overseeing a multi-million-dollar sales portfolio and business operations for five retail stores. She is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).
Elizabeth Tagg | VP of Communications
Elizabeth Tagg joined Henry Turley Company in 2011 as Executive Assistant to the CEO. Since then, she has taken on the role of overseeing the company’s digital presence and marketing communications activities as well as serving as the HTC office manager and commercial property manager. A native Memphian, Elizabeth is a graduate of the University of Alabama.