Company

Company Overview

Campion Devco, LLC is a full service General Contractor, Construction and Real Estate development company. We are a small, woman-owned business with the capability to build projects throughout the Southeastern United States.

Our focus is on serving the New Orleans area and Gulf Coast region. We have a unique understanding of the economic development, historic regulation, and project management issues that face developers and construction management projects in this area.

We have brought together a team of experts — in real estate development, engineering, architecture, project management, and construction management – to create and implement complex and creative projects and solutions. We strive to be the best, identifying problems ahead of time, and helping find solutions that keep the project moving forward.

Whether you have a large project that requires leadership or need specific expertise for your construction project, we bring the right resources. We partner with you to facilitate the process from planning to site selection to construction through completion. We believe that continual and thorough communication and detailed job coordination are the keys to making a project succeed.

Our Team

Paige Prechter

Principal

Paige Prechter is a Principal, Project Manager and lead Civil Engineer. She brings extensive business development practices, operational excellence and project management discipline to the organization. Paige creates and oversees the relationships among various executive level project stakeholders, including Developers, Architects, Engineering firms, General Contractors, etc., to ensure project success.

With Campion Devco, Paige is responsible for reviewing and providing the team with the latest innovative technology including but not limited to low voltage, smart security systems and energy efficient automated controls systems. She is also responsible for developing partnerships and leads the team for continued success.

Paige is COO and Vice President of Bayern Construction, LLC. She previously served as a Strategic and Global Account Manager with Johnson Controls, Inc (JCI) for over 13 years.

Paige has a degree in Civil Engineering from LSU and is a LEED AP professional. She is a native New Orleanian.

Todd James

Todd C. James

Principal and Design Manager

Todd James has extensive experience leading Development and Design projects throughout the Greater New Orleans area and Gulf Coast region. Todd is a Principal and Executive Vice President with Mathes Brierre Architects, a New Orleans based Architecture Firm that has serviced clients across the Americas for over 125 years. He continues to serve and grow the firm, and has served as Principal in Charge for a host of high-profile projects, including Virgin Hotel New Orleans, 400 Canal Street Marriott, Canal Crossing Apartments and the City of New Orleans Low Barrier Shelter. Along with architecture and design, he has extensive experience in regulatory advisement and project management.

With Campion Devco, Todd is responsible for all the design coordination, review and approval of the proposed projects. Todd oversees all entitlement and rezoning activities.

Todd has served in a prior capacity as Quality Control and Project Management consultant for the City of New Orleans (2009-2011), assisting in the management of over 20 disaster related projects with project budget impacts exceeding $250M, these projects including the improvements of Armstrong Park, the New Orleans Forensic Center, the Algiers Courthouse, and a long list of facilities throughout New Orleans.

Todd’s dedication to his native town of New Orleans is exhibited in his dedication to service upon a host boards and regional development organizations, including:

  • New Orleans Public Belt Railroad – Commissioner – Finance Chair, 2014 ‐ Current
  • City of New Orleans ‐ Board of Zoning Adjustment ‐ Vice Chair, 2012 ‐ Current
  • Greater New Orleans, Inc. ‐ NexGen Council, Chair Elect, 2014 ‐ Current
  • Louisiana Association of Business & Industry – Emerging Leaders Council, 2017 – Current
  • New Orleans Music Hall of Fame – Member, 2016 – Current
  • Young Leadership Council ‐ Board of Directors, Past V.P. of Membership, 2013-2016
  • Association of Builders & Contracts – Bayou District, Board of Directors, 2016
  • Boy Scouts of Southeast Louisiana – Executive Council Member, 2012 – 2014

Todd has a Bachelor of Architecture from Tuskegee University.

Paul Prechter

Paul Prechter

Principal, Real Estate Development and Construction

Paul Prechter is a leading real estate developer and construction executive with over 16 years of experience in the Southeastern United States. Paul currently serves as President of Bayern, a Construction firm that stands apart from the rest based upon its keen understanding of clients’ business models and employing a lean organizational structure that leverages technology to result in lower costs, improved quality and streamlined processes.

With Campion Devco, Paul is responsible for site acquisition and financial analysis and brings deep experience in Pre-Construction, Estimating and Construction Management.

Paul also specializes in commercial and multifamily real estate development. He has served as a principal development partner on over $100M in student housing and retail development and in a project management role for over $750M of total development cost in his career.

Paul is a LEED accredited professional and holds commercial building licenses in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.  He has a degree in Economics from the University of Michigan and lives with his family in New Orleans.

Brian D. Grubb

Principal, General Counsel, Corporate Compliance, and Risk Management

Brian possesses over a decade of legal experience and compliance related to all aspects of complex real estate development and construction projects including airports, healthcare facilities, hotels, multi-family housing, and industrial projects valued in excess of $1B.

With Campion Devco, Brian is responsible for delivering effective and efficient legal services and business advice on the company’s prospective and active projects.  He develops policies and procedures to ensure the company adheres to all applicable rules, regulations, and laws on its projects and oversees its risk management and compliance programs.  He also oversees corporate governance and assists with governmental relations.

In addition to his role with Campion Devco, Brian is the managing partner of Sullivan, Stolier, Schulze & Grubb, LLC, a boutique law firm with offices in New Orleans, Lafayette, and Covington, Louisiana.  He is the head of his firm’s construction and business law sections where he routinely renders advice and counsel to owners, designers, and builders on all aspects of finance, planning, risk management, compliance, procurement, land acquisition, zoning, contracts, and governmental relations with respect to construction and real estate development.  Brian also has considerable experience in advising clients on the risks and benefits associated with a variety of innovative construction delivery methodologies.

Brian received a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois and is licensed to practice in Illinois and Louisiana.