LEADERSHIP

Safe Harbor Development has an experienced and talented team of business strategists, industry-specific management specialists, construction managers, real estate professionals and financial advisors. The developers have an impressive collection of past and current projects; however, the team is uniquely qualified and has a particular affinity for game-changing projects. From feasibility and construction to completion and operation, Safe Harbor has the expertise to launch and sustain successful projects from hotels, restaurants, and attractions to mixed-use developments and marinas. 


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Darby Campbell - Owner and President

Darby Campbell has deep roots in middle Tennessee where his business is based. His career began in residential construction and development and then expanded into the development of mixed-use developments, entertainment venues, marinas, hotels and restaurants, and retail. His company's sizable portfolio of projects is diverse, reflecting a broad range of talent and experience...


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Chris Ooten - Chief Executive Officer

Chris Ooten thrives in the fast-paced environment of Safe Harbor Development.  He brings over 20 years of experience in both commercial and residential real estate and development to the Safe Harbor team. As CEO he is at the helm of the overall management of Safe Harbor Development and other related companies including acquisitions, development, construction, operations...


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Danielle Harris - Chief Administrative Officer

With an extensive background in commercial real estate sourcing and development, Danielle Harris’s unique skill set makes her markedly qualified for her role as Chief Administrative Officer with Safe Harbor. Development. From organizational policy development to implementation of the company’s strategic plan, she brings a high level of administrative expertise to the senior level team...


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John Lush - Chief Operations Officer

John is passionate about inspiring and developing teams. A proven leader with experience in direct restaurant management, multi-unit operations, restaurant site selection, construction, and upper-level leadership, he brings his depth of knowledge in the industry to the Safe Harbor Team’s hospitality initiatives. From small chains to large publicly held companies...


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Phil Hunt - Vice President of Development and Construction

Phil brings 35 years of experience in commercial construction to the Safe Harbor Development Team. A licensed engineer and contractor, his expertise is extensive with hands-on experience in every aspect of construction and development.  He began his engineering and construction career in surveying...


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Kristine Reagan-Harmon - Vice President of Operations

Kris Harmon has more than three decades of hospitality industry leadership experience having held leadership positions with Kana Hotel Group, Hospitality Solutions, and Benchmark Hospitality. Her hotel operations experience ranges from select-service hotels to luxury resorts with franchised chain hotels and independently owned and managed properties...


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Ryan Campbell - Regional Operations Manager

Ryan brings a background in finance, banking, and analytics to the Safe Harbor team. Before joining Safe Harbor Development, Ryan worked for three years as a corporate actions analyst at UBS Investment Bank where he assisted large institutional clients in their transactions regarding mergers, acquisitions, tender offers, optional dividends and rights offers...


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Taylor Shull - Comptroller

Taylor Shull brings his experience in banking, accounting, and auditing to his role as comptroller at Safe Harbor Development.  His areas of expertise and responsibilities include banking relations, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, partnership relations, and legal management. In his experience at Maggart & Associates primarily as an auditor, he further...