Brian has worked for over 30 years in the commercial general contracting and real estate development field. He currently serves as President of Tower Group LLC and Tower Interiors Group LLC that he founded in 2016. In his current capacity, he is responsible for all company oversight in its construction and consulting services. He began his career at T.H. Marsh Construction where he served as a Superintendent, Estimator, Project Manager and Director of Commercial Operations. In 2006, he accepted a position in a joint venture between REDICO and Lutz Real Estate Investments where he worked as the Regional Project Manager and was responsible for all acquisition, entitlement, construction, and development of commercial retail properties throughout the Midwest. He eventually became Senior Vice President of Lutz where he was responsible for the firms’ local and national construction and development projects. His areas of expertise include: raw land development, estimating, entitlements, project management, leasing and sales. Mr. Townsley earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Lawrence Technological University with a major in Construction Engineering Technology and is a licensed builder in the State of Michigan.
Ethan currently serves as the Project & Operations Manager at Tower Group and Tower Interiors Group with a focus on all company financials, estimating, project management and general business operations. He has an entrepreneurial mindset and a strong business sense which is key at a company like Tower Group. He has spent 3 years at Fiat Chrysler where he oversaw Purchasing for all North America In-Vehicle Connectivity Services which included complex financial and legal negotiations with Fortune 500 companies. Ethan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University.
Ryan has worked for over 20 years in the commercial real estate field with a specialized background in appraisal, underwriting, buyers’ rep, and consulting. He is currently serving as Director of Business Development for Tower Group and remains an active commercial broker and adviser. He began his career tracking residential development for The Meyer’s Group in Portland, Oregon and then became an appraiser in Dallas, Texas, specializing in Senior Housing. Ryan subsequently became VP of Acquisition and Development for Canyon Creek Development, the acquisition and development arm of SunWest management. In 2008 he formed Tranquilium, to provide contract services for commercial real estate clients and has focused on buyer/sponsor property selection, acquisition, and development services. He earned an Urban Planning master’s degree from USC, 2020 and holds a Sociology bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon, 1999. He has also taken numerous continuing education courses including all MAI coursework from the Appraisal Institute. He is a licensed broker and certified general appraiser with the State of Michigan. Ryan actively seeks to make solid and lasting connections for Tower Group and to add regularly to our existing customer base.
Jeff is a seasoned Construction Project Manager with over 5 years of experience in supervising jobs from beginning to end. Recently promoted to Project Manager, Jeff effectively communicates with all trades and other construction professionals to execute on the construction plans in a safe and timely manner for the duration of the job. Jeff brings a keen eye for quality of all work and motivation to get the job done especially when roadblocks arise. Jeff started his career as a laborer and finish carpenter but quickly showed his ability to take on more responsibility and trustworthiness to lead more complex construction projects. Jeff personally visits and manages all field inspection work and provides quality control measures throughout the United States to insure that our clients expectations are met when the projects are completed.
Andy began his construction career as a carpenter for a residential / commercial contracting company. From there, Andy advanced to owning his own construction and maintenance company, working on various projects ranging from new construction restaurants to office renovations. This experience provided him practical knowledge in managing active construction projects. Andy's high level of trustworthiness and exceptional motivation earned him the role of Construction Superintendent at Tower Interiors Group.
Lindsey is the Office Manager for Tower Group. She brings over 15 years of administrative experience in Office Management, Human Resources, and Accounting. She manages all aspects of our accounts receivable and payable. She assists in the development and implementation of firm policies and procedures and oversees the administration of all HR programs and practices within the company.
Haley is a co-owner of Tower Finishing Company. She has been doing creative art for several years concentrating on local businesses including apartment complexes, coffee shops and other franchise businesses. She has always had a desire to start her own company and bring her experience and learned skills to the commercial painting industry where she specializes in fitness clubs, hyper wellness centers, offices, and retail spaces, while continuing her involvement into other creative endeavors.
Mallory is a co-owner of Tower Finishing Company. She started working in the construction industry during high school as a laborer. Later she advanced to Administrative Assistant, and then Communications Representative. She has always been creative and wanted to explore opportunities to implement that creativity into her regular work environment. With her entrepreneurial skill set and experience, she and Haley started Tower Finishing Company together.