Vice President - Investment Analysis, Finance & PredevelopmentView Bio
Vice President - Acquisitions, Dispositions & PredevelopmentView Bio
Senior Construction ManagerView Bio
Chairman & Chief Executive OfficerView Bio
Vice President - Design, Development & Construction and Division ManagerView Bio
Vice President - Investment Analysis, Finance & Predevelopment
Ford serves as the multifamily division’s Vice President of Investment Analysis, Finance & Predevelopment. He leads all investment feasibility analytics and underwriting, equity and debt financing, and acquisition and disposition due diligence. Ford comes to Fidelis with over 15 years of commercial real estate and development experience. Prior to his current role, he worked at BHW Capital where he was involved in the development of over 750 apartment units with a combined value exceeding $100 million. He was also responsible for managing BHW financial relationships, inclusive of lenders and equity partners, and the asset management of all properties through lease-up, stabilization, and disposition. Prior to BHW, Ford served as an associate at Cathexis Capital, where he was involved in the investment of $120 million in land acquisitions, distressed debt portfolios, credit enhancement facilities, private equity, and mezzanine financing. Previously, he worked as a consultant for The Situs Companies providing advisory services on $7 billion of real estate debt portfolio purchases.
Ford is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where he earned a BA in Economics with a minor in business. He is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Texas.
Vice President - Acquisitions, Dispositions & Predevelopment
As Vice President of Acquisitions, Dispositions & Predevelopment for Fidelis Residential, Kenady leads and directs all aspects of site selection as well as acquisitions and dispositions. He joins Fidelis Residential with extensive experience in commercial real estate development with a strong focus on multifamily. His first experience in commercial real estate was with Crosswell Torian Commercial Properties, where he specialized in land brokerage. From there, Kenady served as Vice President of Capital Markets at Transwestern, specializing in the disposition of multifamily properties around the state of Texas. By 2016, he had been involved in the disposition of over $157 million of land, multifamily, and retail properties. He then joined BHW Capital as Executive Vice President where he was involved in the development of over 750 multifamily units with a combined value of over $100 million. His responsibilities included sourcing development and investment opportunities, due diligence, and financial analysis, along with transaction management and execution.
Kenady graduated from The Kinkaid School in Houston, Texas, and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a minor in History from The University of Texas at Austin. Kenady is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Texas. He is an active member of the Houston Realty Business Coalition and he and his wife are on the Advisory Board for Casa de Esperanza.
Senior Construction Manager
As Senior Construction Manager, Richard is responsible for overseeing and managing all construction activities for multiple developments with Fidelis Residential. He brings over 25 years of experience building garden, podium, and mid-rise multifamily developments. He has earned various performance awards over his construction career and was awarded the Key to the City in Farmingdale, New York.
Richard graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers out of Valparaiso University and enjoyed the six seasons he spent in the minor leagues. With college sports as a hobby, Richard is a die-hard University of Kansas basketball fan. He has been happily married since 1992 and their daughter is a psychologist working with economically challenged youth in New York City.
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Alan is one of the founders of Fidelis and currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer where he is responsible for the overall operation as well as serving as the lead for its investment and development activities. After earning a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University, he began his career at Price Waterhouse in Dallas and achieved his CPA certification. After receiving an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, Alan began his career in real estate. He spent the first 15 years with Trammell Crow Company in Houston. Starting out as a leasing agent, Alan advanced to become a Senior Managing Director. While there, he was the largest retail investor and developer within the Trammel Crow Company. He left Trammell Crow to create Fidelis.
Active in an array of business activities and organizations, Alan is a licensed real estate broker, member of ICSC – Innovating Commerce Serving Communities (formerly known as International Council of Shopping Centers), and currently serves, or has served, on numerous corporate, educational, non-profit, political, municipal, and civic boards and committees including Chairman of the Houston Realty Business Coalition, Commercial Retail Council for the Urban Land Institute, Chairman of the Board for ProVision, Inc., and the Advisory Boards of Amegy Bank and Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business. In addition, he previously was a City Councilman for the City of Southside Place within Houston, where he resides with his wife, Cherie. He and his wife have two grown sons.
Vice President - Design, Development & Construction and Division Manager
Trey joined Fidelis in 2018 as Manager of Construction & Development where he was a crucial part of the development and construction of over 700,000 square feet of retail space. With the creation of Fidelis Residential, he now serves as Vice President of Design, Development & Construction and leads all development, redevelopment, and construction management operations of the division. Trey's career began in the construction of custom homes where he was involved in building over 225,000 square feet of custom homes with a collective construction cost of over $50,000,000. After that, he managed the construction of two multifamily developments totaling 513,000 square feet.
Trey graduated from The Kinkaid School in 1998 and then earned his BBA in Business from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business in 2002. He is an active member of the National Multifamily Housing Council and ICSC – Innovating Commerce Serving Communities (formerly known as International Council of Shopping Centers).