Lawrence L. Gellerstedt III

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Cousins Properties, Inc.

Lawrence L. Gellerstedt III

Lawrence L. Gellerstedt III

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Cousins Properties, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

The Integral Group LLC
The Commerce Club, Inc.
Cousins Properties, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

3036

Number of Boards

32

Birthday

1957

Age

64

Number of Awards

2

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at United Distributors, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer of SunTrust Bank, Central Group, Executive Vice President at SunTrust Banks, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Georgia Power Co.

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Founder at Cousins Properties, Inc.

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Area President, Georgia/South Carolina at Regions Bank

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President at Georgia State University

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Curator at Georgia Historical Society

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Philanthropic Services Executive at Community Foundation of Broward

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center

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Lawrence L. Gellerstedt III
Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Cousins Properties, Inc.
Education
Graduate

As the largest unit on campus, the College of Arts and Sciences forms the academic core of “the Carolina experience.” Its mission is to create new knowledge and discover innovative solutions to the world’s greatest challenges, to educate outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, and to encourage faculty and students to contribute meaningfully to North Carolina, the nation and the world. College faculty have been recognized for their outstanding research, teaching and engagement in the fine arts and humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and mathematics. The College is home to more than 16,000 undergraduate students, including all of the University’s first-year and second-year students, and more than 75 percent of junior and senior majors. About 2,700 graduate students study and teach in the College, the largest group of graduate students on campus. The College includes more than 40 academic departments and interdisciplinary curricula, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as more than 30 centers, institutes and other programs.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - 2020

Cousins Properties, Inc. engages in the development, acquisition, leasing and management of real estate assets. It invests in urban office towers located in Sunbelt markets. It operates through the following geographical segments: Atlanta, Charlotte, Austin, Phoenix, Tampa, Orlando and Houston. The company was founded by Thomas G. Cousins in 1958 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2003 - 2005

Part of Cousins Properties, Inc., The Gellerstedt Group LLC is a company headquartered in Atlanta, GA, that provides construction consulting services. It was acquired by Cousins Properties, Inc. on 15 Jun 05.

President & Chief Operating Officer
2001 - 2003

The Integral Group LLC provides real estate advisory, development and investment management services. It offers community development, commercial real estate, real estate operations, investment management, and property management. The company was founded by Egbert L.J. Perry and Clyde Gumbs in 1993 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
1998 - Prior

American Business Products, Inc. provides custom printing and packaging services. Its products include custom-printed envelopes, labels, digital document services and business forms. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Director
1994 - 2007

Alltel Corp. provides wireless, local, telephone, long-distance, online, and high-speed data services to residential and business customers. It serves in Chicago, Illinois, and Houston areas. The company is headquartered in Little Rock, AR.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior
Chair Emeritus, Board of Directors
2015 - Prior

The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce is the chamber of commerce for the Atlanta metropolitan area. It was founded in 1860. The first Atlanta Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1860, chiefly concerned with fighting railroad rate discrimination and with sustaining commercial ties with the North. After secession, it focused its attention on direct trade with Europe, which was part of an overall Southern goal of achieving economic independence from the North. In 1866 the chamber was reformed into a Board of Trade.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior - 2014

Located at the top of the One Liberty Square building in the heart of downtown Greenville, Commerce Club was established in 1984 and is a comfortable home with warm, gracious surroundings providing an ambience of distinction and relaxation.

Chairman
Prior

Fernbank Museum of Natural History owns and operates museum and cultural attractions. It offers largest dinosaurs, movie screen and largest assemblages of urban Piedmont forest in the United States. It also brings science to life through immersive programming and unmatched experiences of our planet and its inhabitants. The company was founded in October 5, 1992 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2018

The Woodruff Arts Center is one of the largest arts centers in the world, home to the Tony-Award winning Alliance Theater, the Grammy-Award winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the vibrant High Museum of Art. Each year, these centers of artistic excellence play host to over 1.2 million patrons at the Woodruff Arts Center’s Midtown Atlanta location, one of the only arts centers in the U.S. to host both visual and performing arts on a single campus. The Woodruff Arts Center also offers remarkable education programming, through each of its arts partners as well as Arts for Learning, the Woodruff organization focused exclusively on education. Through their combined efforts, The Woodruff Arts Center serves over 300,000 students annually and is the largest arts educator in Georgia.

$250 +
2016

To enhance and preserve Piedmont Park as a vital, urban green spaceTo enhance and preserve Piedmont Park as a vital, urban green space and as a cultural and recreational resource that enriches the quality of life for all Atlantans.

$25K - $50K
2014

The Woodruff Arts Center is one of the largest arts centers in the world, home to the Tony-Award winning Alliance Theater, the Grammy-Award winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the vibrant High Museum of Art. Each year, these centers of artistic excellence play host to over 1.2 million patrons at the Woodruff Arts Center’s Midtown Atlanta location, one of the only arts centers in the U.S. to host both visual and performing arts on a single campus. The Woodruff Arts Center also offers remarkable education programming, through each of its arts partners as well as Arts for Learning, the Woodruff organization focused exclusively on education. Through their combined efforts, The Woodruff Arts Center serves over 300,000 students annually and is the largest arts educator in Georgia.

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Awards & Honors
Georgia Trend Magazine - 100 Most Influential Georgians
Ernst & Young - Entrepreneur of the Year
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