Team Members

Gary Spires
Director of Construction & Project Management

Gary has 35 years of experience in retail design and construction. Prior to launching Spires Management Services in Feb. 2007, Gary worked for Saks Inc. for eighteen years (August 1988 to February 2007) where he served as Vice President of Construction from January 2000 until February 2007, responsible for new stores, renovations and vendor shops for seven divisions of department stores. Prior to Saks Inc. Gary worked in Store Planning, Design & Construction for Lazarus, division of Federated Department Stores (now Macy’s) for ten years. Over the course of his career, Gary has completed thousands of projects totaling over two billion dollars.

Alan Duncan, CPA
Controller

Alan Duncan, CPA currently serves as the Controller for RCP Companies. Alan has more than nine years of experience in public accounting where he has worked with a diverse group of clients and industries, including real estate developers and managers. Prior to joining RCP, Alan worked for several well established firms where he worked closely with his clients to lead their accounting reporting and forecasting initiatives in addition to tax compliance.

Alan graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting) and a Masters of Accountancy and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Alabama. Alan is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, and the Alabama Society of CPAs.

Jennifer Trice, P.C.
Engineering

Jennifer Trice, President of Trice P.C. Consulting Engineering, holds a license as a professional civil engineer. She has over 18 years of experience in the civil engineering profession. She frequently serves as the responsible engineer in charge of various projects ranging from small commercial developments to multimillion dollar private development and municipal roadway projects. Trice has also maintained a principle management and ownership interest in her current position at Trice, P.C. as well as former affiliated consulting firms where she was a senior partner and held office management and project management positions.

Tracy Hopkins-Tindall
Retail Leasing

Tracy Hopkins-Tindall has been a Chattanooga, Tennessee based, licensed real estate broker since 1989. She specializes in retail tenant representation, leasing and acquisition of commercial real estate. During her career she has worked with numerous national tenants including Dunkin Donuts, Outback, World of Beer, Carmel Café, Applebee’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Wendy’s, Burger King, Blockbuster, First Tennessee Bank, AutoZone, Dollar General and many others. She completed her undergraduate studies in Finance at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). She is currently licensed in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia.

RD Liddell
Financial Analyst

Mr. Liddell graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1965 with a BS-BA Degree in, Insurance and Real Estate. He has over 35 years of commercial real estate and mortgage banking experience. Mr. Liddell is extensively experienced in commercial mortgage loan underwriting and financial and value analysis of commercial income producing property. He has fifteen years of formal training experience in appraisal of large scale office, hotel and mixed use income properties. In the past 30 years, Mr. Liddell was responsible for the underwriting, disposition and capital procurement for over $1.5 Billion of commercial real estate.

Jessica Partington
Property Manager

Jessica joined RCP Companies in 2015 to provide specialty marketing, accounting and administration for the company-owned real estate. She currently serves as the marketing and office manager for Madison Square Mall. She has over nine years experience in mall management, marketing and administration. Jessica spent the past seven years at CBL where she was responsible for collections, accounts payable, tenant relations and special events for Madison Square Mall. She also spent several years as a special events advisor for the American Red Cross and St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Lindsay Harper
Public Relations

Lindsay Harper currently works on the marketing and communications needs for RCP Companies. Through media relations, press releases, social media updates, along with planning groundbreakings and grand openings, she keeps the community up to date with what’s going on and what’s to come for the development current projects. Prior to working with RCP Companies, Lindsay was a Senior Account Executive for AkinsCrisp Public Strategies, where she helped clients create and communicate key messages to build strategic relationships, earn valued reputations and achieve positive results. Before moving to the Huntsville area in 2009, Lindsay worked for the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia, as the Special Events and Catering Manager. Lindsay is a graduate of James Madison University (JMU) in Harrisonburg, Virginia, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Carrie Amerson
Assistant Controller

Carrie Amerson currently serves as an accountant for RCP Companies. Carrie has ten years experience in business management and two years experience in corporate accounting within the real estate industry. Carrie received her Masters of Accounting from University of Alabama in Huntsville and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Athens State University.

Betty R. Haynes, CB
Executive Administrator

Betty Haynes responsibilities at RCP Companies include assisting the executive staff and also accounting. Betty has more than 32 years accounting and office management experience and the last half of her career has been focused in property management accounting and business accounting. Betty has also worked as an FSO for a government contractor. She received her certification from University of North Alabama; and has affiliations with American Cancer Society and the Chamber of Commerce in both the Shoals and Huntsville.

Whitney Ratliff
Facilities Manager

Whitney joined RCP Companies in 2015 to serve as property and operations manager for company-owned real estate. He currently supervises mall operations, project construction and contract services, including grounds, security and custodial teams for Madison Square Mall. Whitney has over ten years experience as a property manager, including facilities management responsibilities for large scale residential and retail projects. He is a certified HVAC technician with an extensive background in retail operations and manufacturing.

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