Our Team

Connor Hale

Bill Hale


​Teresa Nichols

As you can see by the last name, Connor Hale grew up in the world of land development. While attending the College of Terry at the University of Georgia, Connor worked for an excavation contractor learning all aspects of site work development. He also worked with residential subdivision developers to learn the process from the builder and developer's side. After graduating, Connor worked for Taylor Morrison as a Land Development Project Manager responsible for managing the entire process from initial budgeting and contractor selection, to site work, including Clearing, Erosion Control, Grading, Walls, Sewer, Water System, Curb & Gutter, Sidewalks and Asphalt Paving Installation.  We are excited to have him join the team!

Teresa Nichols is the Administrative Assistant for Whale Ventures, LLC. Her experience working with Century Partners, a residential subdivision developer, has given her a breadth of knowledge regarding land development. Teresa's prior experience as a manager with JCPenney demonstrates her ability to multi-task, while maintaining complex schedules and managing a sales staff. She is resourceful, organized, and always assures a steady completion of workload in a timely manner. Teresa in her role as Administrative Assistant is an integral support to your team and ours.

Whale Ventures, LLC has 50+ Years of combined experience – we have the knowledge & expertise to get your land development project done right!

Bill Hale founded/created Whale Ventures, LLC  in 2001  to offer land development project management services to a growing Atlanta market. Bill has over 35 years of civil site construction experience. As a young man, he worked alongside his father in the pipe and grading business. He has worked with pipe and excavation companies, development companies, and has grown Whale Ventures, LLC into what it is today. In the down cycle, Bill grew his erosion control business, and has since, partnered with Xeritech to create an NPDES monitoring business, and is also partner in Atlanta Hydrovac specializing in utility location and sediment cleanup.  By partnering in these peripheral businesses, Bill is able to ensure that the customer’s best interests are served, however, his primary focus remains land development.