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Jeff Rouzie

Retail Specialist

Jeff is a 15-year real estate veteran with experience on both the private and public side. Most recently, Jeff worked for the city of Foley, Alabama as the director of economic development. During his tenure he established projects including Coastal Alabama Farmers & Fishermen’s Market, T.J. Maxx, Academy Sports, Hobby Lobby, Shoe Station, Big Lots, Wolf Bay Lodge, and the Sports Tourism Facilities projects. Jeff is licensed in Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi.

Prior to that, he worked in Birmingham for AIG Baker Real Estate where he developed lease negotiations with national shop and anchor tenants including Vestavia City Center, Birmingham, Ala., Central Texas Market Place, Waco, TX; Dulles Town Center, Washington, D.C. and The Wharf, Orange Beach.

On a Personal Level

In addition to experience with commercial retail, Jeff brings a winning background and work ethic, having played and coached football at the University of Alabama. The success and dedication of being part of numerous SEC Conference championships and four National Championships has also transferred into the retail business. As a coach, forming relationships with prospective players, parents, high school personnel, alumni, and the media has translated into offering a unique customer service experience with clients. Other work experience includes director of the Tide Pride for the University of Alabama, executive vice president of Richardson Seismic Services, and sales agent for Equitable Life Insurance.

Jeff graduated from the University of Alabama in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. He is currently a member of the ICSC and Economic Development Association of Alabama. In 2015, he received the EDFP Designation, Economic Development Financial Professional.