The Baldwin Team
- Lou Baldwin
Owner and President
Lou Baldwin joined The Baldwin Companies in 1986 and has been the owner and President since 1989. Lou has established himself as a leader in the Winston-Salem community through his civic and professional involvement.
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- Jason Severt
Jason is a Broker and joined The Baldwin Companies in 1998 after graduating from Appalachian State University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate and Urban Analysis, Risk and Insurance.
Jason’s management portfolio consists of small and large apartment complexes, single family houses and condominiums.
Jason has been a Realtor and member of the Winston-Salem Association of Realtors since 1999.
- Randy Honeycutt
Vice President, Senior Property Manager
Randy is a Broker and Vice President of the Property Management Division with The Baldwin Companies. His 30 years of experience in property management, investment sales and ownership of investment property has led to significant opportunities in management and investment sales with a management portfolio consisting of approximately 400 properties, Randy has developed a unique “eye” for recognizing the right opportunity for his investment clients.
Western Carolina University B. A. Social Sciences 1977
1996 – Present: Baldwin Properties, Vice President 1984 – 1996: Home Real Estate Company, Property Manager
North Carolina Association of Realtors, Inc.: Serving as member and past Governor, Vice Chairman, Chairman and Honorary Governor of the Property Management Division Winston-Salem Regional Association of Realtors: Property Manager of the Year 1996 and past Chairman of the Property Management Divison
- Fred Acree
Vice President of Operations, Broker
Fred has spent his entire professional career working in banking and housing. Having served as a senior member of the management team at the Housing Authority of Winston-Salem from August 1992 until April 1998, he was involved in all areas of the Authority’s operation.
This opportunity allowed him to be instrumental in helping the Authority make cutting edge decisions about the purchasing of non-conventional housing units and entrepreneurship for residents. As the Internal Auditor, his responsibilities included insuring compliance with government regulations and accounting practices. Conducting physical audits, responding to HUD audits, and monitoring PHMAP indicators to achieve high performance standards were included in his duties. Fred’s business management skills helped him oversee the opening and management of the Happy Hill Garden Mart which was a convenience store that was owned and operated by the residents.
Fred served on the Executive team that strategized to formulate the plan for the initial Hope VI Grant awarded to the Authority.HeI served on a panel of Executive Directors from all over the country that convened in Washington, DC to discuss the diversification of the authority’s housing stock. Attending several national conferences with other senior management and board members allowed him to interact with Members of Congress.
Having earned a Masters of Business Administration from Wake Forest University, Fred has the tools to efficiently and effectively manage an organization. His experience as a Branch Manager of a major bank and the owner of a mortgage company have given him a broad range of experiences about the various types of financing. Having worked at HAWS and serving as a board member of the Simon G. Atkins Community Development Corp. has made Fred knowledgeable of the various forms of state and federal affordable housing finance programs.
Fred is committed to providing a better quality of life for the tenants of the Baldwin Properties and insuring that we are prudent in our financial and operational procedures.
- Jordan Googe
Jordan joined Baldwin Properties in 2018, after more than a decade in real estate & economic development. Studying at UNC School of the Arts and UNC Chapel Hill, he graduated from High Point University in 2007, joining Davidson County Economic Development Commission as Project Manager. From 2007-2012, DC EDC total announced investment included $680,287,869 and 8,048 jobs, earning designation #1 Micropolitan Economic Development Organization in America in 2007 & 2012, and Ranked Top10 Economic Development Organization Overall in North America in 2010.
Actively engaged in the community for over two decades, Jordan has served on the Board of the North Carolina Jaycees and North Carolina JCI Senate, as Chairman of Winston-Salem Ambassadors in their inaugural year of 2017, and was named Volunteer of the Year by RiverRun International Film Festival in 2016. Since 2017, he has served on the Board of Authoring Action, an organization designed to building youth as authors, community leaders and advocates for social change.
Named 2017 Rising Star of the Year by Winston-Salem Regional Association of Realtors, he has served on Joint Legislative Committee, Realtor Party (RPAC), and served as State Political Coordinator for Rep. Larry Potts.
Jordan has served the Junior Chamber International since 2003: • NC JCI Senate Board, 2018 • North Carolina Triad Regional Director, 2017 • Winston-Salem Financial Vice President, 2005 • Winston-Salem Membership Director, 2004 & 2009 • Sibs Shops • Winston-Salem Holiday Parade • Christmas Cheer
Recognized by the organization for his efforts: • JCI Senator #70375 • JCI North Carolina Senate Life Member #207 • NC Jaycees Speak Up Winner, 2004 • NC Jaycees Membership Project of the Year, 2003 • Winston-Salem Rookie Project of the Year, 2003 • Winston-Salem Jaycee of the Month, October 2003 & October 2004
Service with Authoring Action: • Board of Directors 2017- Present • Chairman of the Board, 2019 • Vice Chair, 2018
Service with Winston-Salem Ambassadors: • Board of Directors 2017-Present • Chairman of the Board, 2017
Service with Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership in North Carolina & Virginia • HOBY NC West Corporate Board: Vice President, 2018- Present • Director of Facilitators: HOBY NC West, 2019 • Director of Programming: HOBY NC West, 2018 • Facilitator: HOBY NC West, 2014 – Present • Facilitator: HOBY NC East, 2015 – Present • Facilitator: HOBY Virginia, 2016 – Present • HOBY International Training Institute, 2018
Service with Winston-Salem Regional Association of Realtors • Realtor Party (RPAC), 2016 – Present • Joint Legislative Committee, 2018 – Present • Community Service Community, 2018 – Present • Young Professionals Network, 2015-2017 • Rising Star of the Year, 2017
Service with North Carolina Association of Realtors:
State Political Coordinator: Rep. Potts, 2017 – Present
Service with RiverRun International Film Festival:
Volunteer of the Year, 2016
Service with Twin City Santa:
Board Committee, 2017 – Present
- Mindy Lowe
- Christian Courtney
Christian started his career as a real estate professional in May of 2017. Christian was awarded Rookie of the Year in 2017 by the ERA. Christian has continued to climb in sales units and volume. He is now looking for a team environment and a new set of goals and experience. He has an education in Industrial Engineering and has worked in construction management for 15 years leading up to his real estate career. Christian feels the need to cross over to commercial development and sales to put those skills to work, along with his real estate experience.
- Alvin Truell
Senior Accounting Assistant
- Eliette Downs
Senior Residential Service Specialist
- Samuel Jones
Residential Service Specialist
- Jackie Cole
- Shirley Truell
- Emma Leonard
- Savannah Morgan