Elliott Baird is the Vice President of Operations for Summit Properties' South Central & South West regional offices. Baird graduated with a Bachelors of Architecture in 1996 from the University of Houston. He spent 10 years practicing architecture for multiple Fortune 500 clients with extensive renovation, rollout, tenant improvement and new build projects completed that ranged in cost from $10,000 to $10M. Baird left as an Associate Principal to work as a Regional Director for a design build firm based out of Atlanta that specified in a nationwide delivery of projects. He has spent the last 10 years helping grow a small nationwide General Contracting group from $500k to $26Mdollars a year as Chief Operating Officer. He brings over 20 years of a broad range of Design and Construction experience to Summit Properties.