Meredith Mears - Chief Development Officer
Meredith Mears is the Chief Development Officer of Gillis Gilkerson. Mears’s responsibilities include sourcing and leading construction and development projects, creating and executing marketing strategy, and facilitating strategic growth for the company.
Mears leads RFP, RFQ and other large opportunity responses through the appropriate assemblage of teams (architects, engineers, project managers and subcontractors) and the establishment of project goals and milestones.
Working to bolster development through commercial real estate acquisition and lease-back and/or sale, Mears prepares financial pro-formas and development models, and assists in commercial brokerage activity for development.
As former director of economic development for Worcester County, Maryland, Mears has over 15 years of experience in commercial property, real estate and community development, and internal organizational/company growth. Mears is a member of Leadership Maryland, a selected group of Maryland’s best and brightest leaders enlisted to create actionable, positive change in their communities. Mears remains very active in the community, and she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, with a concentration in marketing from Salisbury University.