Mark Straub’s last day at Pennrose will be December 31, 2020. During his tenure with Pennrose, Mark has played a pivotal role in developing and growing the Pennrose platform and business in the Southeastern U.S.
Mark began his career at Pennrose in 2005 as Senior Development Officer in Chattanooga, TN, where he assumed responsibilities for the region from Ivy Dench-Carter. He was promoted to Regional Vice President in 2016. With Pennrose, Mark has been involved in developing over 3,000 rental and homeownership units of approximately $550 million in total development costs. This included the development of McCallie Homes – HOPE VI (The Villages at Alton Park), a $78 million redevelopment effort that received the Chattanooga African American Chamber of Commerce – Advancement in Diversity Award and the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency – Excellence Award. He also led the multi-phase redevelopment of Meriwether Homes Redevelopment, a previous public housing development in the City of Griffin, Georgia. Oaks at Park Pointe, the first phase of this multi-phase redevelopment, received the Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award in 2016.