Board Member Profiles
A lifelong resident of Cleveland, David graduated from Delta State University in 1993. Entering real estate, while working his way through college, he decided to continue in the profession after graduation. He worked for the Bolivar County Tax Assessor as an appraiser in 1992. In 1998, he became co-owner of Griffith Real Estate and Appraisal Services. He serves as Broker-Associate and sales manager for the real estate office. David is a certified general real estate appraiser and is experienced in many types of appraisals. He is a member of the Cleveland Board of Realtors®, served as President in 2001, and was voted Realtor® of the Year in 2001 and 2014. David is a member of the Cleveland Country Club , Cleveland Lions Club, Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce, Delta State Alumni Association, and the Loyal Order of the Moose.
In 2017, David served as President the Mississippi Association of Realtors ®. During his presidency he traveled across the state talking to local boards about the real estate industry and appraisals. David has served in various roles in the state association including on the Board of Directors. In 2016, David was chosen as the chairman of the Real Property Valuation Forum for the National Association of Realtors® and he will serve as chair of the Real Property Valuation Committee in 2019. He is also a member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
Doug McKinnon is a lifelong resident of Jackson, MS and has been active in real estate for 37 years. He is an Ole Miss graduate and a former faculty member at the LSU Graduate School of Banking, Holmes Community College and the Mississippi Realtors Institute. He holds the MAI professional designation from the Appraisal Institute where he is a current director and past president for the Mississippi Chapter. He also holds the CCIM designation for commercial real estate brokerage and consulting. Mr. McKinnon, a certified general real estate appraiser, is Senior Vice President, Chief Appraiser and Environmental Officer at BankPlus in Ridgeland, MS. He has spent about half of his career in private practice appraising commercial real estate and the other half in banking risk management.
Mr. McKinnon is married to the former Carol Ethridge. They have two adult sons, David and Mark, a daughter-in-law, Mary Margaret and a granddaughter, Caroline.
In 2013 Governor Phil Bryant appointed Mr. McKinnon to a four-year term serving as member-at-large on the Mississippi Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
G. Brad Feltenstein was born and raised in Meridian, MS. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2000 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. After 3 years back in Meridian, he returned to Oxford and joined the appraisal firm Appraisers Associated of Oxford, Inc. In December 2007 he received his certified residential license. In January 2009, he became a licensed sales person and in 2020 obtained his broker's license. He is owner of Southern Realty Group, LLC in Oxford, MS.
He is a member of the North Central Mississippi Realtors and Northeast Mississippi Board of Realtors. He served on the MLS Committee for the North Central Mississippi Realtors from 2007 to 2010. From 2010 to 2020, he served as treasurer and in 2021 was named Vice President of the North Central Mississippi Realtors.
He and his wife, Meghan, have two daughters, Liza and Maren. They are members of Oxford-University United Methodist Church.
In 2021, Governor Tate Reeves appointed Mr. Feltenstein to a four-year term to the Mississippi Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board.
Cannady, Jr., Norman A.
Norman A. Cannady, Jr., originally from Pascagoula, resides in Madison where he serves as the Madison County Tax Assessor. He holds a Bachelors of Finance and Real Estate from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Norman is a Certified General Appraiser, Licensed Real Estate Broker, Licensed Real Estate Builder, and Licensed Mass Appraiser. He is also a Certified Mississippi Assessment Evaluator, the highest designation conferred by the Mississippi Department of Revenue.
Norman currently serves on the Audit Committee for the Mississippi Chapter of the International Association of Assessing Officers. He serves on the Governmental Affairs Committee for the Central Mississippi Realtors. Norman also serves as a member of the Legislative Committee for the Mississippi Association of Collectors and Assessors.
Norman has been involved in all aspects of real estate for over 20 years. In 1992, he became a licensed salesperson and in 2002 earned his brokerís license. In 1998, he became a licensed appraiser and is now a certified general appraiser. Norman has owned and operated his own real estate brokerage, investment, and appraisal companies.
Norman is active in many organizations including the Central Mississippi Realtors, Mississippi Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, International Association of Assessing Officers, Mississippi Association of Assessing Officers, Mississippi Association of Collectors and Assessors, Madison County Business League and Foundation, and Madison County Chamber of Commerce.
In 2014 Governor Phil Bryant appointed Mr. Cannady to a four year term representing Congressional District Three on the Mississippi Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board