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 | VP of Operations
Lance Henderson oversees financing & operations for HTC, including the financial, accounting, IT and HR areas. A key member of the development team, he handles all construction and permanent financing for HTC projects and manages legal and 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.
Pete Evans | VP of Facilities & Construction
Pete Evans oversees the development and construction of all new projects and is responsible for the maintenance of HTC’s portfolio of office, retail and residential mixed-use properties. Pete first joined HTC in 1988. His more than 25 years with the the company was interrupted in 1983 by an 8-year stint at Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club, where he was instrumental in a $10 million multi-phased renovation. Pete’s vast experience gives him a unique ability to approach every project with an eye toward minimizing maintenance issues and capital expenditures throughout the life cycle of the property.
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 numerous roles within HTC and become an integral member of the management team. As Commercial Property Manager, she is responsible for managing the company’s commercial and retail properties. She also oversees our marketing communications activities and the company’s digital presence. A native Memphian, Elizabeth is graduate of the University of Alabama.