Real Estate Program

The Executive Advisory Board

Houston’s most influential and successful real estate professionals providing direction and leadership for the Bauer Real Estate Program.

Roster of Membership

Appointed September 7, 2016

Officers of the Board

Welcome W. Wilson, Sr., Founding Chair

Will Holder

Will Holder

Brandon Houston

Brandon Houston
Vice Chair

Jim Casey

Jim Casey

Ray Driver

Ray Driver


C. T. Bauer College of Business
Dean Latha Ramchand, Ph.D. CFA Continuing
Chair, Finance Department Praveen Kumar, Ph.D. Continuing
Faculty Representative John D. Hammond 2016 - 2017
Student Representative Benjamin Goss 2016 - 2017


Members of the Board 2016-2017
Andrew “Drew” AlexanderPresident and CEO, Weingarten Realty
Daniel G. “Dan” BellowPresident, Jones Lang LaSalle – Houston
Tammy BetancourtExecutive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer,
Houston Building Owners and Managers Association
Representative: BOMA
J. William “Bill” Boyar Shareholder, BoyarMiller Attorneys-at-Law
Jonathan H. BrinsdenCEO, Midway
Kyle Brown

Senior Regional Manager, Milestone Management
Representative: HAA
Representative:  TAAEF

Jim Casey Senior Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company
Doug ChildersPrincipal/Commercial Practice Leader, HKS
Brian DinersteinPresident, The Dinerstein Companies
Mike DishbergerChief Executive Officer and Co-Owner, Sandcastle Homes
Ray Driver, III Principal, Q10 Kinghorn, Driver, Hough & Co.
Randy ElkinsManaging Director/Counsel, AmTrust
John T. FenoglioExecutive Vice President, CBRE, Inc.
Edwin C. Friedrichs Senior Principal/President, Walter P. Moore Associates, Inc. - Houston
Debra M. Gilbreath Commercial Real Estate Attorney and Partner,
Dow Golub Remels & Gilbreath PLLC
Representative: CREW
Benjamin GossMBA Candidate
Jim GustafsonPresident, Gustafson Group, Inc.
John D. HammondMarketing Director, Riverway Title Company
John W. Hammond President, Friendswood Development Company, A Lennar Company
Shawn HarveySenior Property Manager, Griffin Partners, Inc.
Representative: IREM
Susan HillSenior Managing Director, HFF
Will HolderPresident, Trendmaker Homes Houston
Brandon HoustonPrincipal, Trammell Crow Company
Charles J. “Chuck” Jacobus, J.D. Attorney-at-Law & Adjunct Professor,
C. T. Bauer College of Business, UH Law Center
Don JanssenPrincipal, Planned Community Developers
Alex JassettChief Financial Officer, Camden
Praveen Kumar, Ph.D. Chair, Finance Department, C. T. Bauer College of Business
Mary LawlerExecutive Director, Avenue Community Development Corporation
Paul H. LayneExecutive Vice President, The Howard Hughes Corporation
Glenn LeeTexas Funding
Representative: CRE
Edwin A. “Drew” Lewis, IIICo-Chairman, Griffin Partners, Inc.
Marty McAdamsOwner Broker, McAdams Associates
Representative: ACRP
Brandi McDonaldExecutive Managing Director, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Representative: HOLBA
Edna Meyer-Nelson CEO, Richland Properties
John D. MoozSenior Managing Director, Hines
H.T. “Trey” Odom IIIFounder and Chairman, AVERA Companies
Bill OdleManaging Partners, TBG Partners
Robert A. " Bob" Parker Global Real Estate & Commercial Manager, ExxonMobil Global Real Estate & Facilities
Stephen PeacockPresident, The HouReal Corporation
Representative: CRE
Latha Ramchand, Ph.D., CFADean, C. T. Bauer College of Business
Scott Rando Senior Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Kevin RobertsPresident, Transwestern
Mike RozellOwner/Broker, Rozell Realty
Representative: HRBC
Joseph O. Slovacek, J.D.Principal, Hoover Slovacek, LLP
Andrew W. Sowell, SIORBoyd Commercial, LLC
Representative: SIOR
Dean Strombom AIA LEED APPrincipal, Gensler
Representative: CORENet
Aaron ThielhornManaging Director, Trammell Crow
Representative: NAIOP
Jason TramontePrincipal, Tramonte + Johnson Architecture
Representative: ULI
Tim WaikemManaging Director, Commercial Real Estate Banking, Chase Bank – Houston
Patrick WalshDirector of Planning & Development, City of Houston
Evelyn WardAssociate Vice President, Brokerage Services, TRANSWESTERN
Representative: CCIM
Timothy P. WilliamsonExecutive Vice President, Cadence Bank
Welcome W. Wilson, Sr. Chairman, Welcome Group
Mark WoodroofPartner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Gary Greene
Representative: HAR
Edmond D. “Ed” WulfeChief Executive Officer, Wulfe & Company
Dave YelovichCompliance Officer, Tilson Home Corporation
Representative: GHBA



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UH Bauer Real Estate Program
334 Melcher Hall,
Houston, TX 77204-6021
Physical Location:
CBB Room 302
Phone: 713-743-1968
Fax: 713-743-5458


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Counseling & Advising

Open Sessions:
Every Tuesday
Time: 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Real Estate Program Offices, CBB, 302
No Appointment Necessary