James Payne earned a Civil Engineering degree with honors from The Georgia Institute of Technology in 2015. Payne joined Summit Properties as a college intern and started full time immediately upon graduation. Payne has grown into a detail oriented Project Manager and has successfully managed 200+ Chase Bank equipment installs and 50+ KFC renovation projects. He has successfully bid, won and managed multiple Speedway Café Remodels and Extended Stay America Renovations. Payne has also played a key role in developing and executing multiple large-scale rollouts with Speedway, all of which were a resounding success. As a career Summit employee, Payne has personified our company values and key performance principals to become an effective and valuable member of our team.