Our Leaders
The Carroll Companies' Senior Management Team


Curtis Nichols
Curtis Nichols
Chief Financial Officer

Master of Business Administration
Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Mr. Nichols has been a significant asset to The Carroll Companies for over 16 years.



Al Leonard
Senior VP of Alaris Homes, CIP, and Bee Safe Storage

Bachelor of Science, High Point University | North Carolina Real Estate Broker | North Carolina Licensed General Contractor
Mr. Leonard has contributed his talents to The Carroll Companies for two decades and continues to run a variety of projects.

Lee Ann Edwards
Lee Ann Edwards
Senior VP of RE Carroll Management

Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina
Ms. Edwards has 20 years of extensive experience in the multifamily industry with expertise in the management of conventional, lease-up, student, high-rise, mid-rise, and garden-style communities, as well as REIT and privately-owned assets.

Will Davies
Senior VP of CIP Construction

Bachelor of Arts, Wake Forest University
Mr. Davies has over 30 years of in-depth experience managing design and construction of new developments. 

Christopher Carraher
Senior VP of CIP Construction - Special Projects

Bachelor of Science & Bachelor of Science in Design, Arizona State University
Mr. Carraher has 30 years of broad-based experience in the multifamily, commercial, and hospitality industries including construction of hotels, high-rise, mid-rise, and garden-style communities, as well as land development and asset management. 

Paul Smith
Paul Smith
VP of Legal Affairs and General Counsel

Juris Doctor, UNC Chapel Hill School of Law | Bachelor of Science, East Carolina
Mr. Smith has over 18 years of experience as a licensed attorney and previously served as general counsel for various organizations, including a real estate development and homebuilding company, a private equity firm, and a family office. He was last in private practice in 2008 and is a Member of the North Carolina State Bar.