Meet The Staff

Joe Connell, 

Joe Connell has over 30 years in the real estate and development field. Joe Connell graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Business in 1976. Prior to Baker Realty he had a career in banking and finance and as Director of Economic Development for the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce. Joe is a past board member and past president of the Tennessee Industrial Development Council and of the East Tennessee Industrial Council. He works closely with state and TVA Officials and also has a long history/relationship with them.

Drew Clemmons, Managing Broker

Drew Clemmons came to Connell Properties in 2009. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management. At Tennessee he was a two year lettermen on the Basketball team, earning all-academic honors. While in college he worked as a facility supervisor for Southern Building Services, Inc. and eventually became Regional Account Manager for GCA services, Inc. after graduation. In 2006 he went to work for SunTrust Bank as a Branch Manager. Drew uses his knowledge and skills in the facility service industry coupled with experience in finance management and real estate to offer clients efficient solutions to their company’s needs.

Allison Clemmons, Affiliate Broker

Allison grew up in Knoxville and graduated from Webb School of Knoxville. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Management in 2003 from Lipscomb University in Nashville. After graduation she worked for the Knoxville Utilities Board for two years. From there she began practicing both commercial/industrial and residential real estate as an affiliate broker at Baker Realty Company. In 2007, Allison joined Connell Properties, Inc. While at Connell Properties she has continued to grow her business focusing on residential Buyer/Seller representation and property management. Allison uses her extensive knowledge of the Knoxville community and its market trends to provide solutions to residential buyers, sellers, owners and investors. Please contact Allison today if you have any questions.

 width=L. Logan Wells, Broker


Logan is a native of Chattanooga and came to Knoxville to attend the University of Tennessee. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Political Science. After graduation Logan took a job with Morgan Stanley in Knoxville working with financial avising and investments.
At the end of 2014, Logan joined Connell Properties, Inc. Logan has extensive knowledge in regards to business and current events around Knoxville. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and new puppy.

                                                Laurence Eaton, Affiliate Broker