Personal Details

Chealon Shears

Project Manager

Chealon started with the Lightengale team in May of 2018. She has over 15 years of experience with both for-profit and not-for-profit firms working on affordable, mixed-income, mixed-use, retail, and community facility developments from project conception to construction completion, lease-up, and stabilization as project manager, senior project manager, and director of a real estate development department. Her residential experience includes successfully closing on over $700M worth of projects containing over 1,800 units, ranging from 6-414 units in size and $1.5M - $146M in development costs per project.

15 years Affordable Housing Experience

Education
Undergrad: Northwestern University, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (BS- Psychology)
Graduate School: University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (MBA; Master of Urban and Regional Planning- MURP)
Certificates: US Green Business Council LEED Green Associate

Fun facts
Has a certification as a personal chef

Hobbies
Painting/Drawing, Exercising, Bookworm, Attending Live Music Concerts and Festivals

What I like about LGG
“I am impressed by the level of dedication to working with each client in making sure each project is developed as successfully as it can be.”