Founder, John C Walsey, formed Sigma development in 1986 which was later renamed United Growth. Brad LaRue joined the company in 2008, and became its CEO in 2009 at which time he purchased a majority stake in the company, and formed United Growth Capital Management LLC., the operating company and service provider on all United Growth related developments. John focuses his time primarily on sourcing new deals and mentoring the construction department. Brad focuses on new business, overseeing all of the companies' functional areas, and the strategic direction of the company.

Throughout its nearly 30 year history, UG has focused on excellence in all aspects of the development, construction and stakeholder service business. Often exceeding expectations, and in other cases focusing on results oriented problem solving to maximize results. Operating a national platform of development, design and investment services for its tenants, investors, and customers. The key to its continued success has been focusing on the needs of tenants in an ever changing retail landscape.