Development Team

Brett Baker

Director of Builders Guild

Brett brings over twenty years of experience in residential, commercial and multi-family building to the team. Brett resides in Brooks, Georgia with his wife and two children and as Director of the Builders Guild, he serves as the liaison between our guild and development team.

Belle Doss

Project Manager

Belle is the Director of Operations for Pace Lynch Corporation and the Project Manager for Pinewood Forest. She is a proud graduate of the University of Georgia with a background in governmental affairs.

Rick Halbert

Vice President of Construction & Development

Rick has lived and worked in Fayette County for over 30 years with his wife Shelly and three sons. Bringing a successful career as a commercial and residential developer, Rick leads our construction development throughout our town.

Bill Lynch

Project Director

Bill brings 20 years of extensive commercial real estate experience with premier real estate development and services firms. As Project Director, Bill assists with all of the continuously moving parts and is the Broker for Pinewood Forest Real Estate.

Jake Pitman

Director of PF Outdoors

Jake has worked in the landscape industry since 2007. With a degree in management from Georgia State University, Jake operates our PF Outdoors team that maintains our residential and shared community green space.

Rob Parker


Rob has over 30 years of experience in organizational leadership on a local, national and international level. As the President of Pinewood Forest, Rob is responsible for providing leadership for our innovative mixed-use development.

Philip Shell

Director of Landscape Design & Development

A native of Fayette County and graduate of Auburn University, Philip leads our landscape design and implementation of our residential and shared community green space. Philip lives in Peachtree City with his wife Hannah and their two children.

Sales Team

Dorothy Merrick

Sales Manager



Kelly Anderson

Sales Associate



Ross Sheppard

Sales Associate



Lew Oliver

Town Planner/Town Urbanist/Single Family Designer

Lew’s background includes the master plan for Pinewood Forest, Hartness (Greenville SC), and residential/mixed use product design work on over 40 new towns on 4 continents worldwide. Lew has been an integral part of the internationally aclaimed Duany-Plater-Zyberk team for 2 decades. Lew was on the design team for the Calyx, Edinburgh’s first planned expansion in the early 19th century, in which he re-invented traditional Scottish building types.

Local work includes Vickery, Serenbe, and Woodstock Downtown, where he served as town urbanist. Recent infill work includes St. Andrews and Manchester in Buckhead. Lew has numerous individual works in Rosemary Beach, Florida, and Seabrook, Washington state.

Preferred Builders

This reputable group of local builders has a longstanding history of building dreams for homeowners. They are craftspeople themselves, with an unwavering focus on quality and commitment to Pinewood Forest’s green building initiative.

Design Partner

With an eye for style that sings and a keen ability to listen and understand your wants, the Design Team ensures your home's finishes express your vision.

Dana Lynch Design

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Dana Lynch Design Ltd. is an Atlanta based interior design firm focused on providing custom, bespoke authenticity to residential and commercial projects. The Dana Lynch Design team has curated the design programs for Pinewood Forest to compliment the unique architectural vision and has crafted an approach to make the process custom and enjoyable.