Responsibilities:As Development Manager, Ballash is responsible for the planning, design, entitlement, and execution of site and building improvements across Boyle’s commercial portfolio of properties. Additionally, Ballash oversees Boyle Nashville’s growing residential land development market and continuously works with ownership to analyze new commercial, mixed-use and residential development opportunities.
Professional Record:Prior to joining Boyle in 2007, Ballash spent five years with a National Engineering and Consulting Firm where he was responsible for Project Management and Business Development activities with an emphasis in environmental engineering and compliance, as well as municipal planning and design. Additionally, Ballash spent two years with a large National Home Builder where he managed Land Development activities for their Nashville market. Ballash was responsible for delivering finished lots to a Homebuilding Division that built over 225 homes annually at an average price of $425,000. This experience included the development of approximately 800 single-family residential lots in developments totally approximately $67 million. Since joining Boyle, Ballash has been directly responsible for the development of approximately 200,000 sf of commercial space in the mixed-use Meridian Cool Springs development and has managed the development of the 200,000 sf Providence Commons retail center.
Education:Ballash has a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering and a Certificate of Emphasis in Environmental Engineering from the University of Kentucky, and a Juris Doctorate from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. Additionally, Ballash has completed Graduate Course Work in the MBA and MUP – School of Urban and Public Affairs Programs from the College of Business and Public Administration at the University of Louisville.
Professional Affiliations:Ballash is affiliated with the Urban Land Institute, the Home Builder’s Association of Middle Tennessee, The Order of the Engineer, and Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society. Ballash is a founding member of the ULI Nashville Executive Committee, was recently the Co-Chair of the ULI Nashville Young Leader’s Group, is a former Board Member of HBAMT (2006-2008), and is a current member of the Legislative Affairs Committee of HBAMT.
Civic and Community Involvement:Ballash is a Board Member and Secretary of the Harpeth River Watershed Association in Franklin, TN, and serves on the City of Franklin Sustainability Task Force as the Urban Design Chair. Additionally, Ballash is a proud former member of the University of Kentucky Football Team.
Honors and Awards:Ballash was a member of the Brandeis School of Law National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at Pace University School of Law. Additionally, he received recognition as the Project Engineer for the 2003 Wisconsin ACEC Best of State Award for a Water Quality Assessment project in Kokomo, Indiana.