Larry Callahan has been the Chief Executive Officer of Pattillo Industrial Real Estate since 2005. He joined the Pattillo Companies as Chief Financial Officer in 1985. He began his professional career in the Atlanta office of Arthur Andersen & Co. He is a CPA and a member of the Georgia Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of CPA’s. While taking on increasing responsibilities with Pattillo, he has been involved in numerous civic activities including the Board of Advisors of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He was the 2011 Chairman of the Regional Business Coalition of Metropolitan Atlanta and was the founding Chairman of the Stone Mountain Community Improvement District. He is a member of the Atlanta Rotary Club and is on the Executive Committee of Atlanta’s Irish Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
Larry has been married since 1977 to his high school sweetheart and is the proud father of three productive adult children. As the children were growing up, he was head coach for their athletic teams for 33 seasons through the YMCA of Cobb County. All of his children have advanced degrees and they have collectively blessed him with four granddaughters.
Larry earned a Bachelor degree in Industrial Management from Georgia Tech with highest honors followed by an MBA in Finance from Indiana University.
Josh Harrison, CPA
Josh Harrison is an experienced CPA who has worked in the real estate and construction industry his entire career. After graduating from Wake Forest University with a B.S. in Accounting, he joined the Atlanta audit practice of Arthur Andersen LLP. During his seven years at Andersen, Josh advised both private and public real estate and construction clients including Weeks Realty Corporation, Gables Residential, Pathway Communities, Colony Homes, Hardin Construction, Heery International, and Edens & Avant. In addition to serving these clients as an audit manager, Josh was involved in numerous initial public offerings, secondary equity transactions, public and private bond issuances, and private equity placement transactions.
Josh joined Pattillo Industrial Real Estate in August 2001 as Vice President-Finance & Treasurer and was named Chief Financial Officer in 2006. As Chief Financial Officer, Josh is responsible for all of the financial reporting and tax matters of the Pattillo companies, the structure and maintenance of the companies’ risk management and bonding programs and the establishment and maintenance of the companies’ 401k plans. In addition, Josh is involved with the acquisition and disposition of all real estate investments and the related 1031 exchange process utilized to achieve successful tax deferral of certain gains. He also handles all equity and debt transactions for Pattillo Industrial Real Estate.
During his tenure at Pattillo, Josh has worked with traditional banks and life insurance lenders to secure financing transactions in excess of $1.0 billion including the closing of the company’s largest unsecured line of credit in December 2008 at the height of the economic crisis. Licenses and Professional Affiliations – Certified Public Accountant 1996-present, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Georgia Chamber of Commerce Member.
Josh is married and a father of two children. He is an avid golfer and member of the Atlanta Athletic Club. Josh is wine enthusiast who has earned credentials through the Wine & Spirit Education.
The leadership team pictured on this page has a combined total of 104 years with Pattillo Industrial Real Estate.
Peter is Vice President – New Investments of Pattillo Industrial Real Estate and is responsible for new investments including acquisitions, speculative developments and build-to-suit transactions in coastal markets.
Prior to Joining Pattillo in 1992, Peter was with Cushman & Wakefield and Rubloff, Inc. in Atlanta. Peter established the relationships and negotiated the deals that fostered the growth of the Pattillo portfolio in Jacksonville Florida since 1993 and the Charleston portfolio since 1999. Peter is a past President of NAIOP of Northeast Florida and is serving again as President in 2015.
Peter graduated from the University of Georgia where he was a center on the football team playing for legendary coach, Vince Dooley. Peter was Captain of the 1985 squad and was recognized with first team All-American honors his senior year. In 2014, Peter was recognized as a member of the “All-Time” Georgia/Florida football game team.
Peter lives in Jacksonville Florida with his wife of 25+ years and is a father of four adult children.
Ben Stafford is Vice President – New Investments of Pattillo Industrial Real Estate. He is responsible for identifying and capitalizing on new investments including building acquisitions and build-to-suit & speculative developments in Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee & Kentucky. His responsibilities also include business development and relationship management with the brokerage community and economic development groups as well as marketing and branding for the company. Ben guided the creation of Pattillo’s construction management department which he continues to oversee and manage.
Ben served on the Board of Directors of NAIOP GA Chapter for two years and is a past Director of the NAIOP Future Leaders (NFL) group. He is a long time member of NAIOP’s Million Dollar Club. He served as a Director for the Young Council of Realtors (YCR) within the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors (ACBR). He is an active member of Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR). He holds an active real estate salesperson license in the state of Georgia.
He earned an MBA from Emory University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration & Accountancy from Wake Forest University, graduating with Dean’s List honors.
Ben was a Major League Soccer (MLS) professional soccer player with DC United (Washington DC) at the start of his professional career. He transitioned from professional sports to business as a sales and marketing manager with Brach’s Confections out of Chattanooga, TN. He then joined The Conlan Company in Atlanta as a Project Engineer and Project Manager. He joined Pattillo Industrial Real Estate in 2005 as a Leasing Agent and then Director of Leasing & Development before being promoted to Vice President.
A two-time All-ACC soccer player and team captain at Wake Forest University, he was on the United States National Team pool in 1996 & 1997 through the Olympic Development Program (ODP), named a Parade All-American, and named the Tennessee Gatorade Player of the Year. A two sport athlete, he was also a two-time 1st Team All-State place kicker and punter, kicking a state record (at the time) 57 yard field goal.
Ben enjoys live music, traveling, and cooking Cajun in his spare time.
Lisa Rhudy is Vice President – Asset Management with Pattillo Industrial Real Estate and is responsible for the economic performance of Pattillo’s existing portfolio of over 200 buildings. Working with a team of asset management professionals, Lisa is responsible for marketing and listing agreements, lease negotiations and ultimate dispositions of buildings. She is also responsible for property management through a team of professionals led by Janet Moseley.
Lisa began with Pattillo in 1993 as the manager of a hotel owned and operated by Pattillo. After successfully leading the hotel through its first major renovation and the 1996 Olympics, she joined the Pattillo corporate office providing operational leadership to the renovation and maintenance arm of the company.
A few years later, she joined the leasing team where she worked as a landlord representative for over 10 years. She was the first woman to serve in this capacity at Pattillo. Her role entailed marketing, negotiating, and leasing properties for Pattillo properties within the Metro Atlanta market while also maintaining and supporting her tenant relationships. Simultaneously, she also helped develop, support and maintain the company’s first integrated property database.
In 2011, Lisa established a new Property Management division of the company including building a team with responsibility for the occupancy experience of over 300 tenants in over 200 buildings in the Southeast U.S.
Lisa is a graduate of Leadership CREW, Leadership DeKalb, and is currently involved with CREW Atlanta, BOMA, and the Stone Mountain Community Improvement District.
Lisa proudly resides in Smyrna, GA with her husband and two elementary school age children. She enjoys spending quality time with her family, volunteering for children’s activities at her church and children’s school, socializing with her long standing book club, and traveling domestically and internationally.
Lisa graduated magna cum laude from Berry College in Rome, GA.