John Nemecek
Territory Property Director


University of Kansas- BGS – General Studies




John has 30 years of Asset/Property Management experience with Real Estate companies such as Hines, Compass Management & Leasing, Duke Realty and Highwoods Properties. He has served as a Senior Vice President for both Compass Management & Leasing and Duke Realty and has overseen portfolios of over 1,000 properties with over 125 million square feet. John has also been involved with numerous property/portfolio/ company acquisitions and dispositions in many markets in the United States





Nathaniel Coles
Assistant Director of Facility Operations

Ferrum College – Business Administration

Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA)

Nathaniel has over 23 years experience in the field of facility management and property development.  His broad range of experience has been developed through professional opportunities with The Salvation Army as well as the Atlanta Olympic Committee, Digital Computers, and General Motors Corporation.  His diverse background makes him highly effective in his role with the Territorial Property Department.






Shelton Fowler, III
Assistant Director of Design and Construction

Georgia Institute of Technology
Dekalb Community College

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Shelton brings 25 years of experience in the architecture and engineering market place to the Property Department.  His past and present responsibilities include project management, project architect, and construction coordinator.  His facility experience includes public and private education, Department of Defense, and miscellaneous commercial and non-profit facilities.  His experience, as well as his “hands-on” construction knowledge enables him to provide professional expertise in the areas of design and construction for The Salvation Army.


 Ross Wheeler

Capital Renewal Plan Manager,

ARCHIBUS FMS Administrator


Mechanical Engineering Associates, 2006

Facilities Engineering Management, 2014

ARCHIBUS Administration, 2015

NSPF Commercial Pool Operator, 2011



8+ years of experience with The Salvation Army, Currently serving as the Capital Renewal Plan manager and ARCHIBUS administrator for the USA Southern Territorial Property Department, Ross works passionately to improve the asset reliability and preventive maintenance industry and is professionally committed to The Salvation Army facilities operations and management.  Ross joined The Salvation Army in 2011 as the Facilities Director with the Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Augusta, Georgia. For two decades, Ross has served in a variety of professional capacities serving the private, public, government and non-profit business sectors. Ross attended Augusta Technical College and North Carolina State University pursuing education in Mechanical Engineering, Facilities Management and Maintenance Reliability.

Career Path:

2015-Present   Capital Renewal Plan Manager

2011-2013   Augusta Kroc Center Facility Manager

Professional Organization Affiliation:

National Fire Protection Association

Project Management Institute

PENN State Facilities Management Institute