Darian A. Pierce has been a resident of Hattiesburg for 47 years. He is President of Pierce Realty, Inc., which has property managed several million square feet of tenants, tenant acquisition/retention, tenant representation, acquisition/development of commercial lands, as well as multiple venture capital investment assets across the United States, Lesser Antilles and South America. He has served as Vice President of Piercon, Inc, a commercial construction company; Vice President of Dennis Pierce, Inc which is a residential construction company and Vice President of Bent Creek Utilities, Inc. which managed sewer lagoon systems. To date, Darian has been involved in the development of 13 subdivisions, with The Colony at Turtle Creek Crossing being our 14th development, hence the legal entity name 14th Colony, Lamar, MS, LLC. He is a member of the Area Development Partnership, the Hattiesburg Area Association of Realtors, and was a member of the “Pinnacle Investor Group” which is an arm of the ADP that put together a pool of money to fund international brokerage exposure. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, and is a member of the Mississippi Commercial Association of Realtors where he was nominated and elected as the 2012 Southern Commercial Realtor Director for the State of Mississippi and State Treasurer for 2013, the vice president for the State of Mississippi in 2014, and served as President of Mississippi Commercial Realtors Association for 2015. Darian Pierce also served on the building committee for St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic church, where he was a member for 14 years. He was a charter Director of the Board for R3SM, Inc. that builds homes for the needy, a 7 year Director of the Board for the Oak Grove Athletics Association, Inc. that provides sports for the youth of Lamar County in Mississippi. Darian’s family is currently charter members of Saint Fabian Catholic Church, where he has served for the past 4 years. He graduated from Hattiesburg High School in 1988 and attended the University of Southern Mississippi on the President’s List in Industrial Organizational Psychology. He was voted “Top 40 under 40” by the Mississippi Business Journal in 2007, at the age of 37. He is the father of two (2) sons: Dalen Alex, 18, Noah Gabriel, 16 and three (3) daughters: Keagan Lynn, 15, Rylan Sheily, 13, and Arabella Rose, who is 11. He is blessed to be married to the former Terri Perkins of Oak Grove, for 22 years March 18, 2017. Darian’s Father and Mother are both familial parts of 4th generations of settlers in this community, which continues to be blessed to this day. He has a brother who is deceased, Dewayne Keith, a sister Elisa Collins of Hattiesburg, MS and Letitia Pierce of Olive Branch, MS.