Meet the TradeMark Morris Management team. L-R, Jim Harris, John Morris, Scott Morris, Bryan Bachelor, Billie Redmond, Tom Mense and Jeff Weatherspoon.
John B. Morris III | CCIM | Senior Manager
As a native North Carolinian after graduating from UNC, John simply could not imagine living and working anywhere else than the Research Triangle area and specifically Chapel Hill. He loved the climate, the people and the potential growth that the Triangle promised and wanted to be part of making that vision happen.
John chose to make a career in commercial real estate founding Morris Commercial, Inc in the late 80’s following 14 years in residential development and custom home building. John is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). He feels that membership in this global organization of commercial real estate professionals helps elevate the level of services that he can offer to his clients and raises the standards for the industry as a whole through focused education and networking opportunities with more than 19,000 members in 33 countries and 61 chapters worldwide.
As a Chapel Hill resident for over 40 years, John enjoys his residency and is deeply committed as a community volunteer. He is active in a wide range of social, athletic, educational, business and non-profit organizations. Some of these include: SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals, past Board Member and ‘04 Board Chairman; Wachovia Bank, current Director of Chapel Hill Advisory Board and former Chairman; Charles House Adult Daycare Center, Board of Advisors; Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, past Chairman and Director; Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation, past Director; Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, past Director; UNC Chapel Hill Alumni Association, life member; UNC Educational Foundation, member; Kidzu Children’s Museum, Building Committee member; the North Carolina Children’s Home Society, Foundation Board member.
Scott Morris is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a BA in Business Management, and a concentration in Entrepreneurship. In 2011, Scott joined his father, Johnny Morris, at Morris Commercial and has spent the last 2 years specializing in property management. Possessing a passion for entrepreneurship, Scott has strong experience in working with start-up ventures as an investor and consultant. Scott’s experience in assessing profitability and viability has been an asset when evaluating potential tenants for owners of properties.
Scott is very passionate about the sustainable growth of the Chapel Hill area and is involved in the community. He is a devoted volunteer of SECU Family House in Chapel Hill, which is an organization dear to his family. An avid outdoors man, Scott enjoys fly-fishing, kayaking, or rock climbing in the NC mountains whenever he can find the time to get-away.