Douglas Compton Sr. has more than 30 years of experience in all phases of development for retail, restaurants, hotels, and other types of commercial properties.
As a tenant representation broker for leading national companies, Doug established many long-term tenant relationships. This experience enabled him to begin developing new locations for those tenants, to facilitate their expansion into multiple markets. With his diverse experience and valuable connections, Doug became the president of the build-to-suit division for a major national developer, where he worked for 13 years.
Prior to co-founding ComptonAddy, Doug was an owner and founding partner in Anchor Retail Solutions/Anchor Development. Under his leadership, Anchor Development achieved growing success with a robust pipeline and focused client relationships. Across his career, Doug has managed and partnered in more than 200 development projects across the country.
Doug earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a degree in real estate from the University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business. Doug has been married to his wife, Molly, for 31 years. Together they have a set of fraternal twins.
Mark began his career as an attorney with Santen & Hughes law firm. As the company’s youngest-ever, law partner, Mark served as President of Santen & Hughes and represented Phillips Edison & Company from its formation in 1991.
In 2001, Mark joined Phillips Edison & Company to serve as its General Counsel and then its Chief Operating Officer until 2010. Commencing in 2010, Mark was responsible for helping to implement a new growth strategy. Mark helped to raise equity of over $3 billion dollars to help drive the growth of the company’s public, non-listed REIT business, over which he eventually presided as the President and Chief Operating Officer. At the time of Mark’s departure, Phillips Edison & Company was one of the largest real estate owners in the United States, owning and managing approximately 350 properties across the country.
In January 2020, he joined his long-time friend, Doug Compton to co-found ComptonAddy. He brings over 30 years of in-depth commercial real estate experience to ComptonAddy.
Mark is presently Vice-Chairman and a member of the Executive Board of the Talbert House. In addition, he is the present chair of the Talbert House’s Annual Fatherhood Luncheon and has seats on a number of private company board of directors. Mark obtained his Bachelor of Science from Bowling Green State University where he was awarded the President’s Award. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Toledo where he was a member of Moot Court and awarded the Order of Barristers.
Mark and his wife, Kelly, who he met in law school have been married since 1987. They have 2 children, Harrison and Emily. Kelly and Mark reside in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Scott Mitchell has more than 25 years of experience in retail leasing, development, redevelopment, tenant representation and management.
Scott spent 21 years with Phillips Edison & Company where he began his career as a leasing agent working with national and regional retailers, from big box anchors to in-line specialty shops. He developed strong relationships with retailers, brokers and other key industry professionals while serving in roles as Vice President of Leasing, Vice President of Redevelopment and Senior Vice President of Strategic Investment Funds.
In 2016 Scott started his own company, Mitchell Realty Advisors, where he provided leasing services to owners of retail properties, as well as tenant representation and site selection for retailers. Prior to joining ComptonAddy, Scott was the Vice President of Business Development for Anchor Development.
Scott is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville School of Law. He and is wife, Bev, have four children: Jamey, Stephanie, Ali and Clinton.
Brad Copp has more than 18 years of project management experience in commercial property development, new construction and tenant improvement.
As a Senior Project Manager for Brixmor Properties Group, Brad managed over $100 million worth of redevelopment and tenant improvement projects in a nine-state region. He was also a Senior Property Manager for New Plan Excel Realty Trust, managing a portfolio of 20 shopping centers in four states. Prior to joining ComptonAddy, Brad was the Vice President of Construction for Anchor Development.
Brad earned a Bachelor of Science degree in real estate and marketing from University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business, after spending 3 years in UC’s School of Architecture.
Brad has been married to his wife, Leslie, for 22 years and currently reside in Milford, OH with their daughter Lilly & son Sawyer.
Douglas Compton Jr. comes from an upbringing of generational family member's who have been in the real estate industry. When Douglas graduated from DePauw University in 2018, he decided to join Anchor Retail Solutions/Anchor Development to begin his career learning the commercial real estate development industry.
Now with ComptonAddy, he will work in all aspects of the development industry. Some of his responsibilities will include; market analysis studies, site assessment for potential new projects, and site acquisitions. Additionally, he will be assisting in communicating with project managers, municipalities, general contractors, architects, and engineers to ensure each project meets our clients’ standards.
Prior to joining ComptonAddy, Douglas worked for Anchor Retail Solutions/Anchor Development for two years. He held internships with Anchor Associates in Cincinnati and Development Management Group in Nashville. He earned his bachelor’s degree in communication and media studies from DePauw University. He was certified in Strategic Planning in 2019 working with Partners in Change.
Lauren Lytle has both marketing and project management experience across many fields including Healthcare, Insurance, and Manufacturing.
Lauren acts as the swiss army knife for every organization she’s apart of – not only does she wrangle commas and create engaging content; she has a passion for process optimization and sales. Her people-centric nature and eagerness to organize makes her an engaged teammate who’s always focused on building strong professional relationships. As the Marketing Manager Lauren coordinates communications and marketing projects, as well as human resource functions for ComptonAddy.
Lauren earned her Marketing degree from Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. Lexington holds a special place in her heart as that is where she met her Fiancé – who currently serves as a Black Hawk Helicopter Pilot for the Kentucky Army National Guard. When Lauren is not at work you should expect to see her walking her dogs Ruby and Whiskey or cooking new dishes from her extensive collection of Pinterest recipes.