Our Team

Meet The Prime Design Homes Team

Jacob Hartley

President & Chief Investment Officer

Jacob started his career in real estate in June of 2008. Through the economic downturn, Jacob built his career around representing a network of investors, developers, and landowners as well as selling distressed and non-performing assets for various financial institutions in both Mobile and Baldwin Counties totaling over 100 million in real estate transactions. In 2015 Jacob co-founded Prime Design Homes with the vision of bringing people together who share the same values and possess a passion for making a positive impact within their community in order to challenge housing’s status quo throughout the Gulf Coast.


Jacob is a Mobile native. While attending college in Auburn, Jacob went on to join the United States Marine Corps as an infantry reservist where he served with Lima Company 3rd Battalion 23rd Marines, in Montgomery, AL.


Jacob is married to his wife, Laura. They have two daughters, Olivia and Reese, and a son, Knox. In his downtime, Jacob enjoys spending time with his family and the outdoors. Jacob and his family are members of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.




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Josh Hartley

Vice President of Operations

Josh serves as the Vice President of Operations of Prime Design Homes where he focuses his time on maximizing the efficiency of all aspects of construction while tracking the financial performance of all projects. Prior to joining Prime Design Homes Josh managed new builds and purchasing for a large production builder.


In 2014, Josh received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Auburn University.


In his free time, Josh enjoys traveling with his wife Hannah. He also enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

Blake Davis

Project Manager

As Project Manager, Blake oversees the construction of all Prime Design Homes. A graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, Blake brings experience from multiple disciplines, including custom residential construction.


Blake is thoroughly committed to achieving excellence in every aspect of the construction process and delivering homes that families will be proud to call their own.