Talos Holdings was formed to create a legacy for our venture partners and enrich the daily living of our residents. We seize opportunities in high barrier-to-entry markets and engage operators to achieve above market returns by providing them with the entrepreneurial freedom they need to stay competitive and execute the task at hand. The relationships we've built over the years are the cornerstone of our success and we're focused on structuring quality investments for our partners and building quality residential communities.
John K. McWilliams, Jr., Chairman & President
With over 30 years’ experience in the real estate industry, John K. McWilliams, Jr. serves as Chairman and President of Talos Holdings. John has overseen the development, renovation and acquisition of over 5,000 multi-family units, along with 2,500,000 square feet of retail space, totaling more than $800 million in transactions. As Chairman, John is ultimately responsible for the strategic direction of the company. John holds a BBA in finance from the University of Georgia.
Jacques Bazinet, Chief Operations Officer
Jacques Bazinet serves as Chief Operations Officer of Talos Holdings. With over 30 years experience in operations, as well as 25 years experience in the field of human performance, Jacques brings a unique perspective and ability to assist Talos Holdings in achieving its overall corporate vision. With executive and director roles at companies like Franklin Covey and InsideOut Development, Jacques has been instrumental in helping 10x revenues, while also providing consulting, strategy, and vision for 98 of the Fortune 1000 companies. In addition to helping businesses thrive, Jaques has a personal goal to create environments that foster personal and professional growth for residents of Talos Holdings’ developments, yielding maximum, consistent returns for investors.
Tracey Pettet, Chief Financial Officer
Tracey Pettet oversees the finances at Talos Holdings. She interfaces with lenders and investors, ensuring continued confidence in the financial stability of all investment opportunities. With over 15 years’ experience in real estate, financial services and accounting, Tracey keeps the finances on-track for current and future gains. Born and raised in Alaska, Tracey is an avid outdoors woman, enjoying hunting and fishing. Tracey holds a degree in Finance as well as Accounting from Arizona State University.
Larry Mealor, Partner and EVP, Land Acquisitions
Larry Mealor serves as Executive Vice President of Land Acquisitions at Talos Holdings. Larry is responsible for the development of both low and high-density multi-family housing. With over 36 years of business and financial experience, Larry’s successful business career in the electrical construction materials industry led him to start his own consultancy, assisting Fortune 1000 companies to improve their business processes and procedures. Clients include those in hospitality, agriculture, automotive, healthcare, and construction manufacturing. Larry holds a degree in Economics from the University of Georgia.