Exchange Place's Team! Every company or product always have a face behind it. Meet the dedicated workers that make exchange place what it is.
Darand Williams - principal
Born to be an entrepreneur, Darand’s 30 years-experience in construction and development is extensive. Working with corporate giants such as Walt Disney World, Marriott and Embassy Suites to single owners, his solution driven style has created success by meeting the needs of clients - big or small. From land clearing, civil engineering, permitting to final construction his talents and experience bring together all aspects of development. Darand's hands-on style continually enhances the value of each asset. His methods have allowed Darand to calculate the on-going, ever changing needs of each asset and future opportunities.
Sharon williams - principal
Straight out of college Sharon began her career as an ad agency's Jr. Account Executive. Over the years she has held many titles, account executive, human resource coordinator and business owner. As the development manager for Exchange Place, Sharon brings her passion for creating vision, leasing and communications into her role and is responsible for overseeing training, leasing and marketing.
Being one of seven board members of the Winter Garden Planning and Zoning, Mark Maciel brings the knowledge and financial leverage to the table. After holding multiple senior level corporate sales positions and following a one-year military activation after the events of 9/11, Mark decided to take his real estate investment experience to a full-time activity. As an entrepreneur Mark owns an import/renovation business, importing materials sold for rehabbing/renting single and multifamily properties. At Exchange Place Mark is responsible for deal acquisition, due diligence and in key part of the development team.
With over 20 years of real estate experience Nick brings a wealth of knowledge to the Exchange Place team. Beginning as a land surveyor for his family business he learned all aspects of horizontal development including; plan review, design and development as well as budgeting, offering memorandums and administration of contract negotiations and acquisitions. Nick brings all of his experience to Exchange Place team as a development partner.
Today his vast experience creates projects that move at a faster pace and with more accuracy than most developers. Nick and his family reside in Winter Garden and support the local Chamber as well as Habitat for Humanity.