Don earned his BA in Finance and Accounting from Duke University and his Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law. Don spent the first five years of his career with Price Waterhouse & Co, leaving there as a Tax Manager to become CFO and General Counsel for Peachtree Corners, Inc. in northeast Atlanta, GA. From there Don went on to become President and Co-Owner of The Landmarks Group, Inc. Don served as SVP and Investment Committee Member for Beacon Properties Corporation, a Boston-based REIT that developed, and also served as Chief Executive of Beacon Properties Southeast and Beacon Properties Mid-Atlantic.

Don has intermittently served as partner, advisor, and broker for The Macauley Companies and Macauley Investments, LLC over the past 25 years. For the past 10 years, Don has focused his real estate talent on acquiring, financing and selling land to be developed by a variety of clients.

Don’s community work has included Treasurer of the SCCA Southeast Region, President of his neighborhood HOA, Treasurer of The Legacy Lacrosse Cup, Vice Chair of the Investment Committee for Catholic Health East, Life Member of Duke Law School Board of Visitors, ULI Member, NAIOP Member, Finance Committee Chair and Board Chair of Saint Joseph’s Health System (Atlanta) and Board Member of Emory Healthcare.