Meet the
DAI partners.

Learn more about the
people behind the business.
Learn more about the
people behind the business.
Nathan Shipp
Nathan has been a partner of DAI since 2002 and has been developing Utah’s largest, most innovative master-planned communities and commercial projects since 1999. From meticulously strategizing open space and curve-a-linear street design, to specific product diversification, he masterfully presents creative solutions for the homeowner, neighborhood, and the city. As an active partner in DAI, and previously in Candlelight Homes, Nate has completed more than 7,000 residential homesites throughout 25 different communities in 17 municipalities and six counties.

Jim Giles

Jim has been a partner of DAI since 1998. He has orchestrated the acquisition and entitlement of over 20 communities along the Wasatch Front, totaling over 5,000 entitled units. He has also managed the construction and sales of over 2,000 residential building lots. Currently, he is responsible for managing over 1,000 units in various residential communities from start to finish.

Bryan Flamm

Bryan has been a partner of DAI since 2008. He is responsible for the operations and finance for DAI and Candlelight Homes, and has experience in both residential and commercial development along the Wasatch Front. Some of these projects include Riverpark Corporate Center in South Jordan and Innovation Pointe Corporate Center in Lehi. Bryan received an MBA from the University of Utah with an emphasis in both Real Estate and Accounting.

Joe Salisbury

Joe has been a partner of DAI since 2004. He has helped acquire and plan some of Utah’s largest and most sought-after, master-planned communities. Joe’s efforts are focused primarily on land acquisition, innovative community design and overseeing the marketing and sales of the company’s assets. He has been instrumental in acquiring local and national recognition for DAI and its affiliated companies. Joe continues to shape the way the brand is perceived by staying ahead of trends and implementing new ideas.

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