Our Executive Team
Warren S. Jolly
Warren Jolly is the President of The Providence Group of Georgia, an Atlanta-based home building company. The company is well known for their desirable locations offering innovative home designs, upscale interiors, amenity-rich communities and low maintenance lifestyles including single-family... Read More
Pete Jolly, Secretary of The Providence Group of Georgia, LLC, is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1961, Pete’s career began as a Flight Test and Structural Aircraft Test Engineer. After six years testing aircraft for Lockheed, Pete decided to make a... Read More
Tom Peterson, Vice President for The Providence Group of Georgia, began his 35 year career in the homebuilding industry while attending Southern Technical College in Marietta in 1981. He spent six years honing his skills with a custom homebuilder prior to joining Centex Homes in 1987, where he... Read More
As Vice President, Mike Smith leads a team of top quality in-house building industry professionals. From land acquisition, zoning, engineering, design, land planning and community liaison efforts, Mike’s broad experience base and his ability to execute a carefully crafted vision mean... Read More
As Vice President for The Providence Group, Chris Willis has over 30 years of experience in residential homebuilding. A native Midwesterner with a BBA from the University of Iowa, Chris has worked with a number of quality national builders in Texas and Georgia. In 1995 he started and ran a... Read More
Brenda Lee, CSP, CMP, SRS
Vice President of Sales, Managing Broker
As Vice President of Sales, Brenda oversees The Providence Group Sales Team managing over 25 Atlanta Communities and is the Managing Broker for The Providence Group Realty, LLC. Prior to joining The Providence Group in 2011, Brenda was a national sales trainer and consultant for several large... Read More
Vice President of Strategy and Product Development
Lisa Murphy joined The Providence Group in 2013 as Vice President of Strategy and Product Development, working directly with Warren Jolly to develop and implement the overall strategic plan for the company as it applies to growth, land acquisition, product programming, project planning,... Read More
Vice President of Operations
Adam Hornyak, Vice President of Operations for The Providence Group, oversees implementation, management, and integration of homebuilding software packages. With more than 15 years in the homebuilding industry, Adam has consistently provided end users with creative and practical solutions in... Read More
Kelly Kenton Fink, MIRM
Vice President of Marketing and Online Sales
As Vice President of Marketing and Online Sales for The Providence Group, Kelly brings over 17 years experience in the real estate and housing industry. Kelly is very involved in the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and has served on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Sales and... Read More
Nathan A Borghi, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
With previous experience working for a “Big Four” public accounting firm, Nathan brings a diverse background and strong skill set to his position as Chief Financial Officer for The Providence Group. As CFO, he is involved in all facets of treasury, budgeting, forecasting, financial... Read More
Director of Purchasing
Troy Caldwell, Director of Purchasing for the Providence Group, has been involved in the building industry since 1997.
Troy began his career working for a large builder services company in Houston, fabricating countertops for new homebuilders. For the next 8 years Troy developed and... Read More
Jacqueline B. Lawrence
Jackie grew up in the small West Georgia town of Carrollton, but made Atlanta her home after graduating from Emory University. She married, traveled throughout Europe, and started her family before beginning her career in residential building.
Jackie started out in 1977 as a job... Read More
Division Operations Manager
Bernie Knoll, The Division Operations Manager, for The Providence Group, has been involved in the building industry since 1998.
Bernie attended The University of Tennessee where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Education. His Career began working for Centex Homes as a Site... Read More
Division Operations Manager
Bill Standish, Division Operations Manager for The Providence Group, has been in the home building business since high school in the South Florida area since 1986. His career in the custom home building business started with his family’s remodeling and custom home building company in western... Read More
Division Operations Manager
B. Neal Franklin, Division Operations Manager, joined The Providence Group in 2014. Neal has been involvede in the construction industry for over 40 years when he started his career with his father\'s building, plumbing and electric business based in Gwinnett County.
After leaving the... Read More
Toni Van Autreve
Human Resource Manager
Toni Van Autreve, Human Resource Manager and Office Manager for The Providence Group, is an Ohio native and attended a Business College in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The wide range of career opportunities in the Southeast lead her to Atlanta, Georgia where she has resided since 1972. Toni was... Read More
Project Manager, Development
Mr. Caragher joined The Providence Group in May 2013 as a Project Manager in Development and Land Acquisitions. Sourcing and providing entitlement research on new acquisitions as well as completing due diligence and land development management for assigned projects.
Mr. Caragher was... Read More