Dixon Harvey has founded and led Black Oak through the acquisition, redevelopment and new construction of projects in the Black Oak portfolio. He is responsible for deal flow, capital formation and overall Company performance. Dixon has built a diverse array of holdings, and has demonstrated the ability to develop successful and profitable projects in rural, suburban, and urban environments. Dixon has also focused successfully on challenging projects from obstacles to development or past poor performance issues that can be turned around for his investors.
Dixon started and has held key management positions in three companies bounded together by a theme of real estate and sustainability. Prior to founding Black Oak, Dixon served as a Development Director for Riparius Development Corporation, and was a Vice President at the Enterprise Development Company, an international retail development company headed by James W. Rouse.
Dixon has a BA from the University of Vermont and a MBA from Loyola College. He is involved with the Maryland Family Network, the Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies, the Baltimore Advisory Board of Branch Banking and Trust/BB&T, Episcopal Ministries for the Aging, and Garrison Forest School.