The Team


Kingsport Housing & Redevelopment Authority (KHRA)

Primary ContactMaria Catron – 423-392-2590
Secondary ContactSharon Hayes – 423-392-2594
Executive Director – Terry Cunningham
Wendy Ramsey – Relocation
Pam Alley – Lee Apartments Property Manager
Jane Fleenor – President, Lee Apartments Resident Association
Edna Potts – Resident Initiatives Director


Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

Leigh E. van Rij – Office of Public Housing Investments
Kevin Jones – Director, Financial Management Center
Ed Ellis – Director, Knoxville Field Office

Planning & Urban Designer

Lord Aeck Sargent (formerly Urban Collage)

Stan Harvey – AICP, Principal
Soumi Basu – Senior Urban Designer
Rachel Cunningham – Urban Designer

Planning & Finance /
Development Consultant

The Communities Group International (TCGI)

Chuck Billand – FAICP, President
Hilary Chapman – Development Manager

Environmental and Civil Engineer

Barge Waggoner Sumber & Cannon, Inc. (BWSC)

Jennifer A. Salyer, ASLA, LEED AP BD+C, CPSI – Landscape Architect

Economic Development &
Market Analysis

Real Property Research Group (RPRG)

Robert M. Lefenfeld – Managing Principal
Gerald R. Levin – Senior Analyst