John N. Foy is Chairman, CEO and owner of Noon LLC, and Chairman of Noon Management, LLC, an investment company headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

From 1999 to 2012, John served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of CBL & Associates Properties. He served as Director and Chief Financial Officer of CBL from the completion of its initial public offering in November 1993. From 1993 until 1999, he served as Executive Vice President–Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary. He resumed the role of Secretary from 2010 to 2012. John was a member of the executive committee of the Board of Directors.

Upon his retirement from CBL in 2012, John formed a group of companies specializing in various industries including business strategy and consulting, wealth management, capital investing, real estate development, restaurants, beverage businesses, and health care. 

John currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of MedEquities Realty Trust and is Chairman of its audit committee. John serves as a member of the University of Chattanooga Foundation, which was established to foster the growth of UTC.  He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Electric Power Board of Chattanooga, a non-profit agency of the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee and also serves on the Chattanooga Theatre Centre Board.

John received his Bachelor of Science degree in history from Austin Peay State University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Tennessee.


Todd Phillips is a financial professional with over 16 years of investment experience. He founded Wealth Preservation Advisors, and he is President of Noon Management, a private equity investment firm. The companies specialize in various industries including business strategy and consulting, wealth management, capital investing, real estate development and health care. 

Prior to the formation of Noon Management and Wealth Preservation Advisors, Todd spent 13 years at Morgan Stanley. He joined the Memphis firm as a financial advisor and spent three years in that role and two years as Memphis sales manager. He then moved to Chattanooga to become Southeast area sales manager and was quickly promoted to branch manager and vice president. 

Todd earned his Bachelor of Science degree in managerial finance from the University of Mississippi. He also holds numerous licenses and designations within the financial services industry.


Bob Elliott is a real estate development professional with over 23 years of experience. He serves as president of Noon Development.

In his role at Noon Development, Bob’s responsibilities include managing client relationships and directing the firm's new business development strategies and resources. Additionally, he oversees all aspects of real estate development for the company on a variety of commercial and residential projects.

Prior to joining Noon Development, Bob spent five years at The Hutton Company as Vice President of Real Estate, Development and Construction, where he managed over $500 million in projects and 100 employees. Prior to working at Hutton, Bob spent 10 years with CBL & Associates as a Development Manager for large retail projects and five years as Project Manager for EMJ Construction, where he managed the construction of large retail projects.

Bob earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Tennessee and his Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. 



is the executive assistant and office manager for the Noon Development team. Lynn started her career in finance in 1998 at Raymond James & Associates as a sales assistant. There she obtained her Series 7 and 63 and health insurance license. In 2008, Lynn moved to Morgan Stanley to work in the operations area. While at Morgan Stanley, she obtained her Series 9/10 and 65. 

In May of 2014, Lynn joined the Noon family. She enjoys providing administrative support that showcases her knack for discretion, organization, research, time management, flexibility and independent decision-making skills. Lynn welcomes guest and fellow team members alike with her sunny disposition and ready smiles.

Lynn graduated Cum Laude from Chattanooga State with an Associate of Science. She lives in Red Bank, Tennessee and enjoys spending her time outside hiking, biking and paddle boarding in the beautiful Tennessee Valley with her family, friends and dogs.  


Peter Ferris has been with the Noon Development team since the spring of 2017. As a project manager, he directs the day-to-day tasks of running several million dollar developments across Chattanooga. From running budget analysis to supervising construction logistics, Peter works to ensure all operations are running smoothly.

Before joining the Noon Development team, Peter founded and managed a contract sales company that built and maintained relationships between clients and major national grocery chains like Wal-Mart and Whole Foods. Ferris LLP was a national sales partner for Hines Nut Co., Harrell Pecan Co. Bard Valley Medjool Date Ranch, McCall Farms Peanut Patch and Waldron Farms located across the southern regions.

In the wake of Haiti’s catastrophic 2010 earthquake, Peter took a break from the sales industry to work for nonprofits servicing the area, including The Children’s Nutritional Program of Haiti and Living Water International. He worked both stateside and in Haiti through fundraising and organizational management.

Peter moved to Chattanooga in 2014 and currently lives with his wife in St. Elmo. They enjoy mountain biking and exploring the beautiful Chattanooga outdoors.


Robby Robinson serves as one of Noon Development’s project managers. Robby worked as an engineer for six years: first as a geological engineer at Marion Environmental in Chattanooga and then as a drilling engineer for Stone Energy in Lafayette, Louisiana. While at these two positions, he developed multiple skills that he now brings to Noon Development: project management, data analyzation, cost estimating and efficiency optimization.

After moving back to Chattanooga, Robby helped out his family business, Walden Windows, as the director of marketing and sales. He was able to develop his soft skills as he worked to maintain client relationships and ensure customer satisfaction. However, he also fine-tuned his project management skills by analyzing plans and specifications, coordinating logistics and managing employees.

Robby graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.S. in geological engineering. In 2014, he successfully presented his thesis at the American Association of Drilling Engineers and received his graduate degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In his spare time, Robby loves fishing, golfing, hanging with friends, and spending time with his wife and dog.