Known for being thoughtful in his approach, as the President and Co-founder of Shell McElroy, Jeff Shell oversees the overall operation of the business.  His passion for construction coupled with his tenure in the industry sparked a desire to launch Shell McElroy. While focused on the future and guided by the principles of honesty and integrity, he provides the strategic vision for the company. Devoted to the success of each project, Jeff serves as an integral part of the team early in the process and into the preconstruction, performing regular checks-ins with clients and even attending project meetings. His deeper level of engagement ensures success and unwavering commitment throughout any job, demonstrating the firm’s emphasis on positive outcomes.

Jeff traveled across the country throughout his career to build a wide array of projects for hospitality, office, mixed-use, retail, industrial, historic restoration/adaptive re-use and even public clients. His portfolio reflects work for well-known clients such as Nortel, Hilton, Marriott, Georgia Institute of Technology, Kennesaw State University, Southern Company, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

A proven and active community leader, Jeff currently serves on the Legislative Committee for the ABC of Georgia and the Buckhead area SPI Development Review Committee.  He previously served as Board Chair for Leadership Buckhead and Board Chair of the City of Atlanta Neighborhood Planning Unit B.