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  John W. Harris      
  CEO and Chairman      
  4725 Piedmont Row Drive, Suite 800
Charlotte, NC 28210
John W. Harris formed The Harris Group in January 1992. In 1999 they formed Lincoln Harris, an affiliate company of Lincoln Property Company. The firm is a real estate services firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina. A lifetime resident of Charlotte, Mr. Harris was formerly President of The Bissell Companies, Inc., a major commercial real estate and investment management company. During his twenty years with Bissell he held many titles including:

President - The Bissell Companies
Vice President - The Bissell Companies
Building Manager - The Bissell Companies
Public Board Affiliations - Dominion Resource, Inc. – Richmond, VA.
Piedmont Natural Gas
USAir, Inc. – Director Emeritus
National Collegiate Athletic Foundation (NCAA)
Honors and Awards
Responsible for development and management of over 20 million square feet of property
throughout the Southeast
Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors Cornerstone Award - 1994
Charlotte News Man of the Year award - 1984
Professional Affiliations
Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors
Real Estate Broker License in North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia & Virginia
Urban Land Institute
Public Services
Mayoral Appointee – Airport Advisory Committee
Past Chairman – Charlotte Regional Partnership
Past Director – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority
Past Chairman – University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees
Past Chairman – NCAA Final Four Charlotte Organizing Committee
Past Chairman – Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (1990)
Past Chairman – Charlotte Sports Commission
Former Member – North Carolina Department of Transportation
Woodberry Forest School, Orange, Virginia
Bachelor of Arts, UNC - Chapel Hill
Real Estate/Urban Development, American University

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