Alton Darby co-founded Victory in 1992. He has been continuously involved in the commercial real estate industry since 1970. He is a 1967 graduate of The University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. Alton worked in the banking industry prior to founding his first commercial real estate in Atlanta, GA.
Kent Cost co-founded Victory in 1992. He is a native of Oklahoma and a graduate of The Oklahoma School of Architecture. Kent founded his first commercial real estate company in Scottsdale, Arizona in 1982. He moved to Georgia in 1992 after co-founding Victory.
Ronnie graduated from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business in 1977 with a BS in accounting. After working in public accounting with Robinson, Grimes & Company and obtaining his CPA certificate, he became the CFO of Freeman & Associates, a general contracting firm. Ronnie joined Victory in 1997, and currently serves as President.
Bill has served as Victory’s Senior Leasing Specialist since joining the company in 2002. Prior to joining Victory, Bill worked as a Senior Leasing Representative with Robert B. Aikens & Associates in Troy, Michigan. Bill currently works on Development Projects and Leases Properties in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Ohio.
Nick joined Victory as a Leasing Specialist in 2016. Prior to Victory, Nick handled commercial bank transactions and sales at Synovus. He received his B.S. in Marketing from Columbus State University, where he spent time studying abroad and traveling Europe. Coming from a competitive sports background, Nick has also spent time living and traveling around the United States. He is currently responsible for leasing properties in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Stephen joined Victory in 2021 as its Director of Property Management. He previously worked at Victory as a leasing specialist and property manager handling the properties in Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. He also brings to Victory his experience as a 3rd party manager of commercial real estate properties in Utah, Nevada, California, and Arizona. Stephen holds a real estate license in both Georgia and Utah and received a bachelor’s degree in Education from Columbus State University. While working towards his degree he was a member of the Cross Country and Track team and was commissioned in the U.S. Army National Guard.
Gina joined Victory Real Estate Investments in August of 2000 as a property manager and manages properties in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. She currently supervises the property management department and oversees the day to day management of Victory properties. She graduated from Columbus College with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Gina enjoys spending time outdoors boating, camping, and riding ATV’s.
Kristi joined Victory as a property manager in May of 2020. Prior to Victory, Kristi worked in residential property management for seventeen years. Kristi is a Columbus natïve and has served for many volunteer organizations in the community. She oversees properties in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Ohio. Kristi is a graduate of Columbus Technical College with a degree in Business. Kristi enjoys fitness, reading, volunteering, fishing and spending time with family and friends.
Ellis joined Victory as a property manager in 2022 and manages properties in Georgia, Virginia, West Virginia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. He previously worked at Matthews Real Estate Investment Services as an analyst and investment associate. Ellis received a bachelor’s degree in Public Relation from Kennesaw State University. Ellis enjoys sports, traveling, the outdoors, and music.