Justin Ashby

Development Manager


Justin joined Palmetto in 2022 and manages site feasibility, design, permitting, and construction of projects as part of the Palmetto Construction and Development team. Previously, he served in design, construction, development, and leadership positions with several multinational restaurant and retail companies, as well as a national general contractor. In addition, responsibilities in prior roles have included scheduling, budgeting, value engineering, and pipeline management of high-volume national rollouts. Justin brings a customer-centric approach to his role and approaches each project with the operational needs of the end-user in mind. He believes communication, collaboration, and personal accountability are keys to success.

“Joining Palmetto is a natural step in the progression of my career, enabling me to work with a great Team while pursuing my passion for providing a quality end product for the Customer, on time and within budget.”

In addition to his professional experience, Justin holds BS and MS degrees in Construction from Texas A&M University and holds the Certified Professional Constructor designation with the American Institute of Construction.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren. He is also an avid foodie who enjoys cooking, exploring new restaurants, and sampling different cuisines.