Our Team

our-team

Your Full-Service Commercial Real Estate Partner

IPS has an experienced, dedicated team of professionals ready to assist you in all aspects of commercial leasing and property management. We combine decades of industry experience and knowledge to provide you with the excellent service you’ve come to expect.

As a family-owned business, our success is based on the relationships we develop with our clients and employees. We have employees that have been with us for over 30 years. From office personnel to maintenance technicians, everyone on our team is treated like family. As our client, you can trust us to treat you like family too.

We are committed to bringing you individualized service and local market expertise. If you need assistance, please contact a member of our team listed below.

Charlene Graham
Charlene Graham 256-461-7482

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner
Mrs. Graham is a graduate of Delta State University and the University of Mississippi with degrees in Mathematics. She was an Associate Research Engineer with The Boeing Company on the Apollo Saturn Program. She has been developing real estate along with her husband, Jerry M. Graham, M.D. since 1982. She has three grown children and five grandchildren. Charlene is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of Industrial Properties of the South which is a certified Woman Owned Small Business as it relates to Government contracting.

Dr. Jerry Graham
Dr. Jerry Graham

General Partner
Dr. Graham is a graduate of the University of Louisville with a BS in Physics; the University of Mississippi with an MS in Physics, and the University of Louisville with an MD. He completed a general internship at the University of Alabama at Huntsville. Dr. Graham was an Associate Research Engineer with The Boeing Company on the Apollo Saturn Program in Huntsville. He has been developing real estate along with his wife Charlene B. Graham since 1982. He has three grown children and five grandchildren. He has been practicing as a Family Physician since 1976. He is a general partner of Industrial Properties of the South.

Laurel Bailey
Laurel Bailey 256-461-7482

Chief Operating Officer
Laurel Bailey is a graduate of Birmingham Southern College with a BS in Business Administration. She is also a graduate of UAB Business School with her Master’s in Business Administration. After working in Public Accounting for 3 years, she returned to Huntsville to work for Industrial Properties of the South. She is the President of BOMA North Alabama (Building Owners and Managers) is very active in the commercial real estate Community. She has two children and is married to John. Laurel is currently the COO of IPS.

Laura Elrod
Laura Elrod 256-461-7482

Office Manager
Laura has lived in Madison, AL most of her life where she graduated from Bob Jones High School. She then went to MTSU (Middle Tennessee State University) where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Office Management.

Laura has worked for the Grahams for 27 years. Her duties include financial reporting, payroll, etc.

Kathleen Ryan
Kathleen Ryan 256-461-7482

Administrative Assistant
Kathleen is a native of Madison, Alabama. She is a graduate of Bob Jones High School and Calhoun Community College.

Her responsibilities at IPS are Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable

Missy Martin
Missy Martin (256) 461-7482

Property Assistant
Missy is the newest member of the IPS team. She has lived in Madison since 1995 and has three daughters. Missy graduated from The University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.