“It's humbling to work with a team so passionate about what they do. Newland is committed to creating master-planned communities at the forefront of the industry that offer homeowners an opportunity to live, work and play at the highest level.” — Chris Whittaker
Chris Whittaker, Vice President of Operations, leads a talented team of professionals in the Atlanta market. He oversees the development of Sterling on the Lake in Flowery Branch and pursues acquisition opportunities throughout Atlanta. Chris joined Newland in 2016 as Project Manager and became Vice President in 2020.
With three decades of industry experience spanning multiple states, Chris is accomplished in land planning, financial management and entitlement strategy as well as both residential and commercial vertical construction. Chris holds a firm belief that strong relationships bring future success and he encourages a collaborative environment that includes municipalities, business partners, builders and contractors.
Prior to joining Newland, Chris managed land acquisitions for a national homebuilder and served as Project Manager for a design-build construction company where he supervised design and construction of multiple federal projects including facilities at the VA Medical Center in Atlanta and the NASA Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.