Real Estate Program

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 1, 2019

Officers of the Board

Welcome W. Wilson, Sr., Founding Chair

Dean Strombom

Dean Strombom

Ray Driver

Ray Driver


Advisory Board Members 2019 – 2020
Drew Alexander, President & CEO, Weingarten Realty
Andy Bruce, Chief Financial Officer, Lionstone Investments
Jamie Bryant, Chief Operating Officer, Midway
Jim Casey, Senior Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company
Glenn Clements, Executive Vice President, Stewart Title
Mike Dishberger, President/CEO, Sandcastle Homes
Ray Driver, Managing Director, NorthMarq
Lane Enderby, Director, Altus Group
John Fenoglio, Executive Vice President, CBRE
Edwin Friedrichs, Senior Principal, Walter P. Moore
Ashley Grigsby, Managing Director, Finance, Transwestern, NAIOP
John Hammond, President & CEO, Riverway Title
Brett Hill, Attorney & Director of Corporate Compliance, Texan Floor Service, Inc., ACRP
Chuck Jacobus, Attorney-at-Law
Alex Jessett, Chief Financial Officer, Camden
Rick Kight, Executive Vice President, Avera Companies
Praveen Kumar, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Finance, Bauer College of Business
Mary Lawler, Executive Director Avenue CDC
Paul Layne, Chief Executive Officer, Howard Hughes Corporation
Drew Lewis, Chairman, Lee & Associates (Houston)
Gary Longbotham, Executive Vice President & Co-founder, J. Tyler Services
Edna Meyer-Nelson, Founder, President & CEO, The Richland Companies
John Mooz, Senior Managing Director, Hines
Bob Parker, Global Real Estate and Commercial Manager, ExxonMobil
Paul Pavlou, Ph.D., Dean, Bauer College of Business
Kevin Roberts, President, Transwestern
Blake Royal, Shareholder, BoyarMiller
Bruce Rutherford, International Director, Jones Lang LaSalle
Jan Sparks, Executive Managing Director, Structured Finance, Transwestern, CREW
Dean Strombom, Principal, Gensler, CoreNet
Howard Tellepsen, Chairman & CEO, Tellepsen
Jason Tramonte, Principal, Tramonte + Johnson, ULI
Starla Turnbo, Partner, SMI Realty Management, HAA/TAAEF
Tim Waikem, Managing Director, JP Morgan
John Walsh, Board Member Emeritus
Welcome Wilson, Chairman, Welcome Group