Meet Our Real Estate Experts

Traci Dusenbury Tate, Founder/CEO of Halcon Companies, LLC

Traci Dusenbury Tate (legally Traci Tate, but F/K/A and D/B/A Traci Dusenbury)
Managing Member, Halcon Development, LLC
Managing Member, Halcon Companies, LLC
Managing Member/Broker-In-Charge, Halcon Properties, LLC

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Ethan Sleeman, Developer

Ethan Sleeman is a developer with Halcon Companies, and is active in all phases of the development process. His participation in projects extends from site identification, through financial modeling, applications, and financial closing and construction. He also is active in reviewing and advocating for policy changes in Halcon's primary project areas of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Prior to his work with Halcon, Ethan was a fellow with the UNC School of Government's Development Finance Initiative, where he assisted in research and analysis in support of local government economic development efforts, including work on the Kannapolis Downtown Master Planning effort, Dare County affordable housing development, and NMTC implementation for repositioning historic school properties in Southern Pines.

Ethan holds a Bachelor's in Environmental Geography from Ohio University, and a Master's in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Ciera Stephens, Development Assistant

Ciera is originally from New Jersey, but is now living in Powhatan, Virginia. She works full-time in the Powhatan office and works very closely with Mrs. Dusenbury Tate. She assists with site identification and housing credit applications in North Carolina, Virginia, and New Jersey, as well as soft financing applications for local governments, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, and the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development applications. Ciera also serves as the office manager. She assists with site finding site management, assists with contracts, and file management as well as accounts payable and receivable.

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Haley Dusenbury, Project Management Consulting

Starting her career in the housing finance industry, Haley has developed robust knowledge of the affordable housing market as a project manager for the equitable and sustainable homeownership housing initiatives directed by the FHFA. With a degree in Business Information Technology, valuable industry insight, and years of career experience in secondary marketing, project, portfolio, and strategic management, Haley tackles consulting projects with a unique skill set that combines design, technology, and strategic planning that will set her clients up for success - keeping innovation at the forefront to sustain a competitive position.

Caylee Williamson, Development Assistant

Caylee is a Midlothian, Virginia native and works part-time in the Powhatan office, assisting with housing credit applications as well as soft financing applications for local governments, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, and the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development applications. She also assists with site finding and site management.

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Conner Dusenbury, Developer

Conner Dusenbury has previously interned with Halcon and will be joining the staff full-time in June 2023, when he graduates from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor's of Science Degree from the Pamplin School of Business with a concentration in Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation. While at Virginia Tech, Conner played football as a WR for the Virginia Tech Football team for 3 years and played for the VT Lacrosse team for 1 year. He was also in Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.

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