Our Team

Steve Williams

Contact: steve@williamsdevelopmentgroup.com

Academic History

UNC-CH ’82 BSBA

Business Experience

President/CEO of WilcoHess, LLC 2001-2014

President of A.T. Williams Oil Company 1995-2014

A.T. Williams Oil Company 1982-1995

BB&T Board of Directors 2007-2014


Prior to helping found Williams Development Group, Steve was President and Chief Executive Officer of WilcoHess, which operated over 400 convenience stores, travel plazas, and restaurant locations until its sale in 2014. Steve brings over 30 years of commercial real estate experience to WDG; while at WilcoHess he led all of WilcoHess’s real estate acquisitions, development, and dispositions along with his other duties. Steve currently lives in Winston-Salem with his wife, Julie.

Taylor Williams

Contact: taylor@williamsdevelopmentgroup.com

Academic History

Washington and Lee ’09 BSBA

UNC-Chapel Hill ’11 MAC

UNC-Charlotte ’14 MSRE

Business Experience

National Association of Realtors

NAIOP – Commercial Real Estate

Development Association


Prior to helping found Williams Development Group with his father Steve, Taylor was a senior associate at Grant Thornton, LLP in Charlotte, NC, where he specialized in real estate. Taylor obtained his Masters of Accounting at UNC-CH and is a candidate for his Masters of Science in Real Estate from UNC-Charlotte. Taylor is a licensed Broker in the state of North Carolina and lives in Winston-Salem with his wife Liz.

Dixon Pitt

Contact: dixon@williamsdevelopmentgroup.com

Academic History

Wofford College

Business Experience

Board of Directors for the National Town Builders Association as Secretary


Dixon Pitt serves as development manager for Williams Development Group. Prior to joining WDG, he was with Bryan Properties, Inc. for eight years as a development and community manager. Dixon is from Winston-Salem and went to Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC. While at Wofford he majored in Finance and Economics and played on the lacrosse team. He is a licensed real estate agent in North Carolina.

Dixon serves on the Board of Directors for the National Town Builders Association as Secretary.