Real Estate Program

Executive Advisory Board

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

Roster of Membership

Appointed September 7, 2018

Officers of the Board

Welcome W. Wilson, Sr., Founding Chair

Mike Dishberger

Mike Dishberger

Dean Strombom

Dean Strombom
Vice Chair

Jim Casey

Jim Casey

Ray Driver

Ray Driver


Members of the Board 2018-2019
Drew Alexander, President & CEO, Weingarten Realty
Tammy Betancourt, Executive VP & CEO, BOMA
Jamie Bryant, Executive VP, Midway
Jim Casey, Senior Managing Director, Tramell Crow Company
Mike Dishberger, President/CEO, Sandcastle Homes
Ray Driver, III, Principal, Q10 KDH
Randy Elkins, Managing Director/Counsel, Texas Operations, AM Trust Title
John Fenoglio, Executive Vice President, CBRE
Edwin Friedrichs, Senior Principal, Walter P. Moore
Tom George, Interim Dean, Professor of Finance, Bauer College
Ashley Grigsby, Managing Director, Finance, Transwestern
John Hammond, President, Friendswood Development Company
John Hammond, President & CEO, Riverway Title
Shawn Harvey, Senior Property Manager, Griffi Partners
Chuck Jacobus, Attorney-at-Law
Alex Jessett, CFO, Camden
Praveen Kumar, Chair, Department of Finance, Bauer College
Mary Lawler, Executive Director, Avenue CDC
Paul Layne, Executive Vice President, Howard Hughes Corporation
Glenn Lee, President, Texas Funding
Drew Lewis, Chairman, Lee & Associates (Houston)
Marty McAdams, Owner/Broker, McAdams Associates
Edna Meyer-Nelson, Founder, President & CEO, The Richland Companies
John Mooz, Senior Managing Director, Hines
Trey Odom, President & CEO, AVERA Companies
Bob Parker, Global Real Estate and Commercial Manager, ExxonMobil
Stephen Peacock, President, The HouReal Corporation
Scott Rando, Senior Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Kevin Roberts, President, Transwestern
Blake Royal, Shareholder, BoyarMiller
Mike Rozell, Owner/Broker, Rozell Realty
Bruce Rutherford, International Director, Jones Lang LaSalle
Andy Sowell, Broker, Boyd Commercial
Dean Strombom, Principal, Gensler
Howard Tellepsen, Jr., Chairman & CEO, Tellepsen
Aaron Thielhorn, Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company
Jason Tramonte, Principal, Tramonte + Johnson
Starla Turnbo, Partner, SMI Realty Managment
Tim Waikem, Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase Bank
John Walsh, Retired
Patrick Walsh, Director of Planning & Development, City of Houston
Blake Willeford, Managing Director, Greystone Services Corporation, Inc.
Welcome Wilson, Sr., Chairman, Welcome Group
Mark Woodroof, Managing Partner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene
Dave Yelovich, Compliance Officer, Tilson Home Corporation



Professional Organizations
Real Estate Club
Executive Advisory Board
Stanford Alexander Center for Excellence in Real Estate
Support the Real Estate Program

Contact Us

Real Estate Program
4750 Calhoun Road, Room 334
Houston, TX 77204-6021
Physical Location:
CBB Room 302
Phone: 713-743-4269


Student Academic
Counseling & Advising

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