Meet Our Team

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“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” These wise words from NBA coach Phil Jackson aren’t just exclusive to sports. Every organization needs a strong team consisting of skilled individuals to reach its highest potential. The Kairos Development Corporation team brings together industry experts, with almost a century’s worth of collective real estate experience, and utilizes each individuals specialized skillset, talents, and desire to achieve excellence, to make Kairos a leader in the ever-evolving real estate market. Here’s your chance to meet the team members behind the vision, services, and success of Kairos.


Jack Williams-Business Director

Jack Williams is the founder and Business Director of Kairos Development Corporation. He has over two decades of industry experience, starting in multi-family rentals when he was just 16 years old. His ambition and understanding of the market helped him cultivate a prosperous career in real estate with a varied portfolio that includes successful retail, office, historic, and residential projects. Jack also prioritizes a focus on the community and ensures he is considering the needs of neighbors within and surrounding each area of development.


Art Rountree-Operations Director

Throughout his extensive tenure in real estate, Art Rountree has been held in high esteem as a developer in the Metro Atlanta area.Art is the Director of Operations for Kairos Development and has experience in everything from single-family homesto historic office complexes. Art values the community integration and takes proactive steps to include the residents in the development process. He and his team meet with members of the community to start a dialogue and address questions, concerns, and ideas about future development. Art’s leadership, community-focus, and skilled architectural and design team gives Kairos Development the tools to create an excellent portfolio.


Velda Simpson, CPM ARM-Property Management Director 

Velda Simpson has over 20 years of experience as a real estate professional, specializing in both property management and consulting services. She brings immeasurable value to the Kairos team as the Property Management Director and utilizes her customer service skills and varied industry experience to develop key business relationships. In this role, she manages multiple Kairos projects from multi-family housing to office spaces and more. Her Kairos portfolio includes the successful historic office park project, BuggyWorks, in East Point.


Marilyn Amburgy-Accounting Manager

Marilyn Amburgyis theAccounting Manager at Kairos Development and is responsible for managing accounts payable and receivable, reconciliation, payroll, producing full sets of financials, and all other accounting needs. With 27 years of industry experience, Marilyn’s accounting expertise and specialized development and construction knowledge have been instrumental to the success of the team.