Falling Springs, LLC is an environmental resource company that specializes in the development and management of mitigation banks to promote environmentally responsible and sustainable growth. Our goal is to focus on opportunities where preservation, enhancement and restoration of natural systems meet the environmental and economic expectations of the parties involved. Falling Springs was established in 2008 and headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.
In conjunction with our partners, we oversee the entitlement, design, construction and compliance of our banks. Falling Springs’ management team uses their extensive and diverse backgrounds in finance, real estate development, marketing, and environmental asset management to accomplish its core objectives. Our team’s philosophy emphasizes honesty, cooperation, and responsiveness which are necessary to forge long lasting relationships with partners, landowners, governing agencies, and clients.
The Falling Springs Team
James Parker, Director. James has been with the company since its inception in 2007. With Falling Springs, he oversees mitigation sales and services in order to provide mitigation solutions for our clients & customers. James is also responsible for and assists his management team with business development opportunities, financial analysis, underwriting, due diligence, acquisition, and management of the company’s mitigation banking assets. James holds a M.B.A from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and a B.A. in business administration from James Madison University. He lives in Richmond, VA with his wife, Molly, and two children, Blair and Jimmy.
Duncan Heyward, Director. Duncan joined Falling Springs in July 2010 to assist in the acquisition, entitlement, construction, and management of their portfolio of mitigation banks; moreover, he works in conjunction with the management team to deliver project site assessments as well as to devise and implement long term monitoring and management processes to ensure the success of the wetland, stream, or species mitigation projects. Duncan holds a B.A. in Finance from the University of Tennessee. Duncan lives in Richmond, VA with his wife, Eliza, and their dog, Grif.
Jennifer Hazelgrove, Accounting Manager. Jennifer joined Falling Springs in January, 2014 with over 20 years of accounting experience to include financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, cash management, tax preparation, payroll and all the daily activities of managing an accounting department. Prior to joining Falling Springs, Jennifer was the Accounting Manager at a helthcare technology start-up in Richmond, WellAware Systems. Her career also incloudes 13 years with Fortune 100 companies, Philip Morris and Kraft and 3 years in public accounting. Jennifer received her B.S. in Accounting from the University of Richmond and maintains a Virginia CPA License.