Terry L. Mount, Founder & Principal

Terry founded DSI in 2002 and has successfully developed over 36 properties comprised of more than 1,800 residential units. He and DSI has 4 projects currently under development. He has experience in architecture, construction management and real estate development in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. Terry is a past member of the Advisory Council to the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta and a past member on the board of directors for the Alabama Affordable Housing Association.

Prior to starting DSI, Terry worked with several nonprofit organizations developing housing in Alabama, South Carolina and Georgia. After college, he initially worked for an architectural firm and later went on to work in design and construction management for KinderCare Learning Centers and its affiliated companies. Terry was instrumental in helping KinderCare build out its coast to coast footprint during the 1980’s.

Terry’s education includes architecture at the University of Tennessee, a B.A. and a M.P.A. from Auburn University at Montgomery as well as various nonprofit development training programs.

Luke L. Chenault CPA, Controller & Principal

Luke joined DSI in October 2015 and is responsible for all financial matters, managing office and development activities, underwriting, asset management, and management of all outside professionals. Prior to joining DSI, Luke served as a Staff Accountant at Jeb Williamson CPA and CDPA, PC.

Luke graduated from the University of North Alabama in 2009 with honors with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Accounting/Banking and Financial Services. He was also a member of UNA’s football team from 2005 to 2009. Luke is a native of Decatur, Alabama.