Judy serves as Vice President of Construction and Development for Fidelis and oversees all construction activities. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Texas A&M University. Judy offers over 30 years of commercial construction experience in retail, 25 of which she was sole owner of a commercial general contractor firm. Just before joining Fidelis, Judy found an opportunity to support development and construction for property owners throughout the United States and Canada within the Target Corporation. Her comprehensive experience includes feasibility studies, scheduling, budgeting, contract negotiations and management consulting, as well as serving as general contractor.
Judy is proud to be a native Houstonian. She serves on the Board of Directors of Grand Central Park Commercial Association, Inc. and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. She has also served as an Executive Board Member of the Women Contractors Association, a committee member of the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance and was appointed to one of Houston’s Transition Committees.
Glenn is a partner of Fidelis Realty Partners, Ltd. and its Co-President and Chief Operating Officer. In this capacity he leads all operations of Fidelis company-wide including the acquisitions, dispositions and financings processes, legal, administrative, and investor relations. Glenn joined Alan Hassenflu and Lynn Davis at Fidelis in 2007, initially as Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer, from the law firm of Nathan Sommers Jacobs where he was a partner specializing in commercial real estate. While at Nathan Sommers, Glenn served as Fidelis’ outside counsel for many years. Glenn began his legal career in 1995 at the law firm of Winstead Sechrest & Minick, and prior to obtaining his law degree was a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the first Gulf War, Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, in the early 1990s. Glenn earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in 1995 from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas, where he was an editor of the law review, and did his undergraduate studies at Radford University in Virginia. Glenn has over 25 years of commercial real estate experience and a strong expertise in real property development, acquisition, disposition and financing.
Glenn is a licensed attorney in the State Bar of Texas and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Real Estate Section of the Texas State Bar, and the Houston Bar Association. Additionally, he is a board member for the TIRZ 17 Redevelopment Authority and the Memorial City Management District. Glenn resides in the Memorial area of Houston, where he and his wife Michelle have raised three children.
A born and raised Houstonian, Julia started her career with Fidelis in 2017 on the Retail Leasing & Development team. As a Leasing Representative she is tasked with marketing and leasing over 5 million square feet of real estate assets in the Houston area. Prior to joining Fidelis she worked as a niche third party recruiter helping Houston’s largest oil and gas companies build their Finance and Accounting teams. She also holds her degree in parks, recreation and tourism sciences with an emphasis on tourism resources management from Texas A&M, class of 2011.
Julia is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and volunteers on the Breeders Greeters committee of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. In her free times she enjoys reading, hunting, travelling, and finding swimming holes with her dog Blue.
Erika has been with Fidelis since September of 2018. She graduated from Texas State University and has a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance. As a staff accountant she is responsible for accounts receivable/payable, preparing and processing commission invoices, reviewing and preparing monthly billings, calculating and billing annual recoveries, assisting with monthly bank reconciliations, auditing, budgeting, and year-end close.
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Erika moved to San Marcos to pursue her bachelor’s degree, but eventually moved back to Houston to start her career. She enjoys the outdoors, fitness, and spending time with family and friends in her spare time.
Mary Ellen has been in commercial real rstate, specifically in mall management, for over 10 years. She helps to administer the San Jacinto Mall office as Administrative Assistant. Prior to that, she was a pharmacy technician for 20 plus years.
Her civic affiliations include supporting local education scholarships, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Baytown-Highlands/Sub-Committee, and the Rocking Horse Riders Special Olympics. Mary Ellen is the mother of two children and four grandchildren.
Trey joined Fidelis as an assistant property manager in 2017 and quickly was promoted to Property Manager. He now manages over one million square feet of retail shopping centers throughout Texas. After graduating in 2011 from the University of Houston with a BBA in marketing, Trey spent six years as general manager in the restaurant industry where he oversaw over 40 employees and directed operations, financials, and inventory for multiple restaurants.
Trey is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Born and raised in Houston, he is an avid Houston sports fan who also enjoys hunting and fishing. Trey married his wife in 2018 and they now reside in the suburb of Richmond.
Matt joined Fidelis Realty Partners in 2015 as a member of the leasing and development team where he is responsible for marketing and leasing over seven million square feet of commercial real estate assets located in Texas, Louisiana, and Tennessee. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, where he majored in political science and competed on the Division I Men’s Track & Field team as a sprinter and long jumper.
Matt was raised in Houston, graduating with honors from Episcopal High School and receiving a one-year post graduate degree from The Lawrenceville School. He is a licensed Texas real estate agent and an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is passionate about real estate, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Park joined Fidelis Realty Partners in 2004 as a member of Property Management and was later promoted to Vice President. After earning a Bachelor of Science in business management from University of the Ozarks, he promptly returned to his hometown to begin his career in real estate. As a native Houstonian, he is very familiar with the ins-and-outs of the Houston commercial real estate market.
Park holds a Texas real estate salesperson license and is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management. In his free time, he can be found on the golf course or fishing with friends. He and his wife, Louise, have twin girls that keep them very busy.
John started his caeer as an intern for, newly-formed, Fidelis Realty Partners in the summer of 2003. He then returned to Texas A&M to complete his degree in finance. After working overseas, John returned to Fidelis in 2005 and has been working in the Leasing Department ever since.
A born and bred Houstonian, John attended Lamar High School and now resides in the Energy Corridor with his wife and two children. While John enjoys watching Houston and A&M games, playing golf, spending time outdoors, cooking, and traveling, most of his free time is now spent attending his children's ever-growing list of activities.
Mike has over 40 years of construction management experience in the commercial construction industry. He spent the first 20 years of his career working for General Contractors, specializing in the construction of school projects and other various commercial work. The last 25 years has been spent working specifically in the Development and Construction of Retail Shopping Centers. He has worked multiple areas of the country, overseeing the design and construction of individual lease spaces and local and regional shopping centers.
He was born in Alton, Illinois, a small town just East of St. Louis. He moved his family to Houston in 1977 and brought up his two daughters in the Katy area. He and his wife moved to Richmond, Texas to help raise two grandchildren.
Savanna started at Fidelis Realty Partners in 2019. As the Receptionist, she enjoys helping new and existing customers every day. Being helpful it is not just a joy, but a passion. What Savanna enjoys the most at Fidelis is learning the function and value that an amazing real estate company can provide. Savanna’s background as a Demi Chef, aids her in outperforming expectations. She has learned valuable lessons in organization, patience, and customer service. She also finds her experience in event coordinating at five-star restaurants, helpful with time management and perseverance to achieve these goals.
Outside of the office, Savanna enjoys spending time family, friends, and with her Labradoodle named Bruno.
Lynn Davis is co-founder and co-owner of Fidelis Realty Partners and, since its inception in 2003, has worked to grow Fidelis into one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the Houston area. Serving as Co-President and Chief Leasing & Development Officer, she oversees the leasing of Fidelis’ entire 12MM square foot retail portfolio; one of the key revenue-producing activities in the company. Together with her team, she has created, renewed, and processed approximately 3,000 lease transactions totaling 10MM square feet with a combined contract value of $1.5 billion. Not only does Lynn offer guidance with leasing strategies and execution, but she is also an integral part of new development, asset management, and investment direction.
Prior to the formation of Fidelis, Lynn joined Trammell Crow Company in 1987, serving as a marketing representative and property manager in their Houston office, before quickly ascended the ranks and to become Marketing Director and Vice President. There, she held the distinction of being the top retail broker and producer nationwide for Trammell Crow in 2000, 2001, and 2002. With her proven success in the commercial real estate industry, Lynn has cemented herself as a top executive in her field.
Lynn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin where she remains actively involved, serving on the Executive Council of the McCombs School of Business Real Estate Finance and Investment Center, on the Advisory Board for McCombs REIT Fund, and as a mentor to future professionals interested in commercial real estate. Lynn serves on a variety of other boards and planning committees such as West Houston Young Life and, previously, the Cattle Baron’s Ball which benefits cancer research in the Houston area. Additionally, she was voted One of the Top 15 Women in Commercial Real Estate in 2012 and named One of the Top Houston Power Women in 2019 by the Houston Business Journal. She is a licensed Texas real estate broker and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Lynn and her husband, Jeff, have two grown daughters.
Derek has been a Staff Accountant at Fidelis Realty Partners since January 2019 where he is responsible for recording, reconciling, and monitoring properties’ financial information. He also works on special projects including reconciliations, audit, and budget support. As well as billing activities such as accounts payables and accounts receivables.
He graduated with a B.S. in accounting and a B.S. in business administration from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA. While attending NSU, Derek did crew where he both rowed and coached. Derek continues to live an active lifestyle and spends his free time coaching the Rice University crew and rowing for Greater Houston Rowing Club.
Rachel has over 10 years' of accounting experience in many sectors. As a Property Accountant at Fidelis, she is responsible for managing the financial reports for a portfolio of 14 properties.
Rachel was born in Vietnam but has lived in Houston for 18 years. She enjoys outdoor activities, exercising, dancing, and learning new knowledge especially personal finance and real estate. She lives with her roommates near the Fidelis office.
Mary Evans is the General Manager at San Jacinto Mall. She went to school for Economic Development at the Texas Community Development Institute. She has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience in retail, office and development within the Houston Metropolitan Service area. From 2010 to 2013, she was appointed by Governor Rick Perry as a Gulf Coast Rail District/Officer & Board Member. Her professional affiliations include BOMA (Building Owners Managers Association) and ICSC (International Council Shopping Centers). She is also a licensed Real Estate Salesman.
Mary is part of the Education Leadership Council at Cypress Fairbanks ISD. She received several awards including the Product Innovation Award in SSL Architecture in 2013 and the ICSC MAXI Merit Award in Community Relations and Public Relations in 2005. Mary is married with two grown children. She is a member and daughter of the Republic of Texas.
Eileen has been a Paralegal since 1996, assisting in all aspects of records management, legal and commercial real estate transactions. She joined Fidelis in 2016, focusing primarily on drafting and negotiating retail and office leases. Eileen holds a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice and political science from the University of Delaware and a Paralegal Certificate from the Center for Advanced Legal Studies in Houston.
Eileen was born and raised in New Jersey, but moved to Texas in 1994. She is passionate about animal rescue and has two rescue dogs and cats. As a cancer survivor, Eileen volunteers with two cancer support groups, offering support to help patients and family members navigate their cancer treatment journey and get connected to the resources they need.
Kevin brings over 15 years’ experience in construction to his position at Fidelis. He earned a BS and MA degrees from Sam Houston State University. As Senior Manager in Construction & Development, he is responsible for the managing multiple construction projects as well as developing budgets, managing consultants and contractors.
Kevin is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is also very involved in his church. In his free time, he likes to spend time with his wife and two children.
Alan is one of the founders of Fidelis Realty Partners, and currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer where he is responsible for the overall operation as well as serving as 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 the 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.
John has more than seven years of management experience specifically in the commercial real estate sector. As the Assistant Property Manager Manager at Fidelis, he is responsible for supporting the Senior Property Manager in managing six retail shopping centers throughout the Houston Metro area.
John was born and raised in Houston and enjoys winter camping, hiking, cycling, reading, history, science, and traveling the world.
Antonio supervises the Meyerland Plaza Shopping Center where has been the building maintenance supervisor since 1993. Prior to that he worked for a building maintenance company doing construction work.
Antonio comes from Salvador where he got his education before moving to the United States. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys. his favorite sport to watch and play is soccer.
Martha brings over 25 years or commercial real estate experience to her position at Fidelis including a background in loan underwriting, due diligence and valuation. As the Investment and Finance Manager, she is responsible for managing all acquisitions, dispositions and financing transactions for Fidelis as well as investor relations. Martha earned her Bachelor of Arts in economics from Middlebury College and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Martha was raised in Maine and lived in Boston and Kansas City before moving to Houston with her husband and two sons. She is an avid fitness enthusiast and enjoys music, books, art, travel, and hanging out with her dogs.
Melanie brings over 30 years of experience to her position as Senior Vice President of Property Management at Fidelis. She is responsible for managing the team of property managers who perform the day-to-day operations for all Fidelis owned and managed properties. Prior to joining Fidelis, Melanie managed retail and office properties in the Dallas area until relocating to Houston to open a new office for Protea Real Estate. Here she served as Regional Manager from 1998 until 2003, when she joined Fidelis. Her extensive experience in property management has vastly improved our processes and the way we service our properties.
Melanie is a member of the Houston Building Owners and Managers Association, the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Institute of Real Estate Management.
Brian has been a paralegal for more than 44 years assisting in all aspects of syndicated finance and commercial real estate transactions. He has been a member of the Fidelis legal team for more than 12 years', focusing primarily on drafting and negotiating retail and office leases. He attended Daemen College in Buffalo, New York where he earned a Bachelor's degree in History and Government. After graduation, he completed the Legal Assistant Program at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York.
Brian was born in a suburb of Buffalo, New York and moved to Spring, Texas in 1981 with his wife and son. He enjoys visiting museums and spending time outdoors.
Tamarra joined Fidelis Realty Partners in 2012 and is a Senior Paralegal. She has over 30 years of experience in preparing, reviewing, revising and finalizing of commercial real estate transactional documents within the Legal Department. She has accumulated over 10 years' of experience specializing in the drafting and negotiation of retail shopping center leases as well as purchase, sale and construction contract documents.
Ms. Huntley earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. She is a long-standing member of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. where she received her Paralegal certification through their nationally recognized CP Certified Paralegal® program. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, particularly in tropical destinations. She resides in Cypress with her husband, Darryl, and they have one grown son.
Kashan joined Fidelis as a Senior Property Accountant in 2017. He plays a lead role in the preparation of financial statements, annual budgets, recoveries, and monthly closing for his portfolio. He brings over eight years of accounting experience, including four years in real estate with responsibilities of full cycle accounting.
Kashan was born in Pakistan and completed his ADBA, BBA and MBA in finance from Cardiff Metropolitan University in the UK. He enjoys spending time with family. Some of his favorite hobbies are cooking, experiencing new restaurants, travelling, and playing cricket. He is trilingual in English, Urdu and Arabic.
Becky brings over 30 years of experience to her position as Senior Property Manager at Meyerland Plaza Shopping Center. She joined Fidelis in 2018 to manage the million square feet of retail where the development of a two-story HEB is underway and will open in 2020. The construction of a two-story parking garage at Meyerland was completed in September 2019.
Prior to joining Fidelis, Becky managed retail, offices, and industrial in the Houston area after relocating from Austin, Texas. In Austin she spent 10 years managing a portfolio of offices and mixed-use commercial properties. Becky calls Houston, Texas her home. She enjoys cooking, snow-skiing, and scuba diving.
Monica has over 18 years of operations and management experience, specifically in real estate. Her background includes more than a decade of service as an operations manager in the executive suite industry as well as managing a portfolio of retail shopping centers as a Property Manager. She joined Fidelis in 2015 as the Administrative Manager. In this role, she is responsible for the overall operations of the company and the management of the administrative staff. She is a member of SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management) and HR Houston and has been a Texas Notary since 2001.
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Monica and her family moved to Houston in 1983. She enjoys camping, fishing, and anything to do with the outdoors. She lives with her husband and three children near Cypress, Texas.
Karen brings over 30 years of office management and administration to Fidelis. Earlier in her career, Karen worked in oil and gas as a Staff Accountant. In the late 90’s she moved on to non-profit organizations; working with the executives and being responsible for office operations, accounting, and the administrative staff. In 2010 she joined a privately held tooling company as the Payroll/HR Administrator and in 2013 became the Office Manager. Karen joined Fidelis in 2018 as an Administrative Assistant. Her belief in superior service is evident in everything she does.
Karen is a member of the Administrative Society of Administrative Professionals, volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Association, and mentor’s administrative professionals. She lives in the Atascocita/Kingwood area with her husband and two dogs. She has a passion for orchids, dogs, spending time with her family, and enjoys doing anything that allows her to be creative.
Dawn has an accounting degree from C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. She has been in commercial real estate for five years. She also has five years of accounting experience and four years of property management experience.
Dawn is originally from Chicago and moved to Texas when she was seven years old. She has been a Houstonian since she was 10. Some of her hobbies include painting, antiquing, taking her dog to the dog park, attending car shows, and spending time with friends and family. She has an older brother who lives in San Antonio and is married with two daughters. Her parents live in Arizona where they chose to relocate to after retiring.
Kaitlyn has two years of experience in construction management. She earned a Bachelor of Science in agricultural communications and journalism with a minor in sports management along with a Master of Land and Property Development from Texas A&M University in College Station. As tenant construction coordinator, she is responsible for tenant fit-outs as well as coordinating, managing and overseeing tenant design and construction activities to ensure timely completion in Houston and the surrounding area. Kaitlyn acts as the liaison between Construction, Leasing, and Property Management and supports the Houston and Dallas offices, as needed.
Kaitlyn is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. She enjoys yoga, reading, and photography. She resides in the Montrose area.
Donna Martinez is a senior accountant at Fidelis Realty Partners. She has over 14 years of commercial real estate experience. She also has extensive knowledge and background in accounting, recoveries, financial and tax reporting, preparation of yearly budgets, reconciling, and maintaining property cash balances.
Donna is bilingual in English and Spanish. She and her husband live in the Katy area with their two dogs, Tank and Elvis. She enjoys camping, playing softball, and spending time with her family.
Stacey brings over 25 years’ experience in graphic design and marketing to her position at Fidelis. She earned a BFA in graphic design from Sam Houston State University. As marketing specialist, she is responsible for creating, maintaining and coordinating all marketing strategies including print and digital marketing along with website and social media content, market research, and variety of duties in conjunction with industry conventions. She supports retail, healthcare and residential, as needed.
Stacey is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. She is an avid reader and enjoys photography and the outdoors. She and her three children live in the suburbs west of Houston.
Teresa is an administrative assistant at Meyerland Plaza and Meyerland Commons. Her primary focus is assisting with the day-to-day property management operations. Teresa attended Central Washington University to earn her bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary science.
Teresa is a member of the Mosaic Women's Ministry. Originally from Tacoma, Washington, she now lives with her daughter in Katy, Texas where she loves attending church and spending time with her daughter's dance team.
Martha is a graduate of the University of Houston Downtown and has a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting. She started as a staff accountant in 2017 and was then promoted to property accountant. She is responsible for monthly financial reporting, reviewing payables and receivables, performing account reconciliations, processing annual tax payments, preparing annual budgets, and assisting in preparation of recoveries and construction draws.
Martha was born in Zamora, Michoacán, Mexico. She moved to Orosi, California, when she was one, then on to Pasadena, Texas, at the age of six and has been there ever since. She now lives there with her husband and child. When she’s not busy with her three-year-old, she spends her time baking or barbecuing with her parents and three brothers.
Eric has been in property maintenance for more than 13 years. His experience includes handling HVAC, roofing, plumbing, electrical, tile work, drywall, and painting for regional shopping centers.
Married with three children, Eric also has 2 dogs, 4 cats, 30 sheep and goats, and 50 chickens. When not at work, his hobbies include fishing and hunting.
Efrain joined Fidelis in 2015 as the operations manager at San Jacinto Mall. He attended Lee College in Baytown, Texas, and received his two-year degree in computer maintenance and networking. He has over 15 years of commercial real estate experience, specializing in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, roofing and construction projects primarily at regional shopping centers. He is a licensed Maintenance Electrician.
He is married with three kids and has three dogs and eight chickens. He enjoys working out, reading books, watching documentaries, and visiting museums.
Reid is an associate counsel and member of the Legal Department. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Washington, where he majored in political science, before earning his Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center in 2009.
Reid was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, but has called Houston home since 2006. An avid sports fan, he regularly participates in, but never wins, fantasy football. He also enjoys spending time outdoors. He resides in Katy, Texas, with his wife, Olivia, and two sons, Joshua and Jacob.
Lan has over 25 years experience in the real estate industry with over five years in accounting and construction. She graduated from the University of Houston in 1999 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in general business with a minor in business management. As a senior property manager, she oversees a portfolio consisting of over 2 million square feet of retail space.
She received her Texas real Estate license in 2000 and is currently in the process of receiving her Certified Property Manager license.
Andy has been with Fidelis since January of 2018. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and marketing at the University of Houston. His responsibilities as a staff accountant include daily accounts receivables/payables, preparing monthly commercial billings, processing quarterly distributions, and calculating year-end reconciliations.
Andy was born and raised in Houston. Some of his favorite hobbies are working out, tending to his office garden, cooking new recipes, and experiencing unique restaurants around the city.
Luke began his real estate career in 2017 as an intern at Fidelis. After earning his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Houston, he began a full-time position working in the property management office at Meyerland Plaza. He recently transitioned into his current role as an assistant manager of the Construction Department.
Luke is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and is active in the Young Professionals’ Group at Depelchin Children’s Center. He is a native Houstonian and enjoys sports, reading, and spending time with his family. He lives with his wife, Cameron, and their two dogs.
With over 30 years of financial accounting experience in commercial real estate, LeDeanna serves as senior accountant at Fidelis. Her responsibilities include corporate financial reporting for high profile investment funds, reviewing financials, and analysing various reporting methodologies and applications inclusive of all accounting processes. She plays an integral role during the preparation of annual budgets, reconciliations, and annual tax payments for a large portfolio consisting of retail and office assets. Finally, she works closely with our development and construction team while securing funding along with processing and preparing construction loan draws.
LaDeanna has one daughter, a son-in-law, three grandchildren and a cat named Harley. Most of her time outside of work is spent with family and at church. She likes everything about true crime stories and enjoys going to wine tastings and outdoor festivals.
Adriana brings over 10 years of administrative knowledge to Fidelis including accounts payable, reconciliations, tax preparations, financial reviews and financial reporting. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston, along with her Associate of Arts degree with a concentration in health administration, in 2016.
Her hobbies include photography, planning birthday parties, watching America's Got Talent with daughters, practicing volleyball with her 9-year-old, and playing who’s the boss with her toddler.
Celina has over six years experience in real estate accounting. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and a Master of Business Administration in accounting. She began with Fidelis as staff accountant working her way up to assistant controller where she is responsible for monthly financial reporting, performing account reconciliations, and annual budgets. Additionally, she assists our chief accounting officer with the coordination and implementation of the accounting department’s accounts receivable and accounts payable procedures, treasury management, and the implementation of the new accounting internship program.
Celina was born and raised in Laredo, Texas, and moved to Houston with her husband in 2015. She enjoys crafts, CrossFit, and being outdoors.
Combining her organizational and administrative competencies with her innate creativity, Susie Salgado brings a unique skill set to Fidelis. She joined the comapny in June 2019 as an administrative property manager with over four years of experience in customer service and tenant/vendor relations. She earned an associate degree in fine arts at The Art Institute of Dallas in 2015.
Susie is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys teaching Zumba, spending time with her family, and traveling.
Mike Sanchez is an associate counsel in the legal department. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Stanford University in 2001 and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law in 2004. He brings 15 years of legal experience in the commercial real estate, residential real estate, and financial services sectors to his position at Fidelis.
He is a board member of the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston, where he currently serves as the chair of its scholarship committee. A native Houstonian, Mike lives in the Heights with his wife and three children. He is an avid Houston Rockets fan and enjoys running and coaching his kids in his free time.
Sandy has over 13 years of accounting experience and is currently a staff accountant for 16 properties. She graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in retail management with a minor in marketing. After working in outside sales, she began working in accounting at her husband’s custom homebuilding company.
Sandy is a member of the Houston Genealogical Forum and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Her hobbies consist of genealogical research, gardening, and reading. She and her husband live in Willowbend with their two cats.
Mark is a results-driven leader offering over 15 years of experience and expertise in commercial real estate, telecommunication’s real estate, and cell site Aacquisition. As the Lease Administrator, he is responsible for the processing and analyzing of lease agreements and other real estate documents to ensure proper application/compliance along with developing, maintaining, and managing lease management software.
Mark was born in Trinidad and Tobago where he earned his computer engineering degree from the University of West Indies and furthered his education in computers by earning his associate degree from Broward College, Florida. Mark is an avid golfer and a member of the American Punjabi Charity Golf Association; a non-profit organization that provides charities to the Houston Food Bank and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Ericka Stensgaard has over five years of commercial property management experience. As a Property Manager at Fidelis, she is responsible for the overall daily operations of six properties. She graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice. She is a member of ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers). She is also trilingual in English, Spanish and Danish.
Ericka was born in Guatemala but has lived in Houston her entire life. She enjoys making cakes, camping and traveling. She lives with her husband, daughter and teacup schnauzer in Pearland, TX.
Michelle began her employment at Fidelis in 2015 with eight years of previous experience in commercial real estate, 19 years in the financial industry, and three years in oil and gas which comprises her diverse skill set. She holds an Associate degree in paralegal studies from San Jacinto College. Her role as Leasing Administrator requires coordination across several departments to ensure accurate and detailed lease data are managed within the record keeping system.
Michelle enjoys hiking, photography, and is an avid follower of the tiny house movement. She has two daughters and is a grandmother to twin girls.
Dung has over 20 years of combined accounting experience in both the retail sector and commercial real estate. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in accounting and in finance management from the University of Houston. As one of the Assistant Controllers at Fidelis, she is responsible in assisting the chief accounting officer to maintain, implement, create, and ensure compliance of all internal/external accounting policies and procedures. Among her responsibilities is providing leadership, training, guidance, and supervision to her accounting staff. She also supports the healthcare division of Fidelis.
Dung is from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, but has lived in Houston for most of her life. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her kids and family, home improvement, and watching Astros baseball. She and her husband live with their four children in Sugar Land, Texas.
Christine joined the Fidelis team in July of 2017 with over 10 years of experience in bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, accounting and property management. As a Staff Accountant, her daily responsibilities include AR/AP, creating journal entries, commercial billings, year-end reconciliations, monthly Corporate billings, coordination of partner’s distributions and assisting in special projects as requested.
Christine was born and raised in Houston. She previously worked in the restaurant industry for 14 years, so going out to shoot pool, bowl, reconnecting with friends and hitting the town was the norm for her. Nowadays, she appreciates staying in to watch horror movies or supernatural shows, doing arts and crafts, and playing games. Her favorite holiday is Halloween and her favorite color is blue; although she hates blue pens, dark blue pens that is!
Mary joined Fidelis in 2010. She has over 17 years of combined accounting and property management experience in the commercial real estate industry. As an Assistant Controller at Fidelis, she assists the chief accounting officer with the compliance and implementation of all accounting best practices and internal control policies and procedures. Her other responsibilities include reviewing the financial reports of several of the largest joint venture properties that we manage for completeness, accuracy and compliance, coordinating financial audits, budgets, and the processing of property taxes. She also shares in the responsibility of supervising, training, and supporting the accounting team.
Mary received her Bachelor of Business Administration in accountancy from the University of Houston. She is a native Houstonian and in her spare time, enjoys scrapbooking and spending time with her family.
Steven Walker is a Commercial Property Manager for Fidelis. He has a decade of experience with a variety of commercial properties that consist mainly of retail shopping centers. His duties at Fidelis include managing property operations such as monitoring building maintenance, initiating repairs, overseeing construction, collecting rent, creating budgets, preparing contracts, managing finances, inspecting properties, and communicating with tenants. His portfolio consists of seven Class A properties in prominent locations in the Houston area with a total square footage of over 500,000.
Steven hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a management concentration at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas. He has held his Texas real estate license since 2005.
Carson Wilson joined Fidelis Realty Partners as an analyst and leasing agent in August of 2003 and in 2009 was promoted to the role of Marketing Director. In 2013, he was promoted to his current role as Vice President - Leasing. He was the second employee hired by Fidelis, now with over eighty team members. He has consistently been the top producing agent every year since 2003. During his career, Carson has been directly involved in the leasing and development or redevelopment of more than 13 million square feet of commercial real estate in Texas and Louisiana. His primary focus is on anchor leasing for the Fidelis portfolio. He has also been hired to serve as an expert witness on landlord and tenant matters in various legal proceedings.
Carson is a native Houstonian. He graduated from The Kinkaid School in 1998 and then earned his BBA in real estate finance from Southern Methodist University in 2003. He is an active member of St. Martin’s Church and International Council of Shopping Centers. He and his wife, Lindsey, have two young sons.
Gladys has served as Senior Vice President & Controller of Fidelis Realty Partners since January of 2004. She oversees the day-to-day operations of the accounting department and is ultimately responsible for the financial reporting of the company and all of its properties. Gladys received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from St. Paul University and has over 30 years of Accounting experience, 25 of which are in residential and commercial real estate. She began her career as Property Accountant with Judwin Properties before going on to serve as Assistant Controller & Senior Accountant at Trammell Crow Company for nine years. She also held the positions of Plant Controller at Imperial Sugar Refinery and Accounting Manager for Operations at the Texas Medical Center.
Gladys is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas. She is a member of the Texas Society of Philippine American CPAs and also serves as a member of the Finance Council at her church in Sugar Land.
Kristine joined Fidelis as a Senior Property Manager in 2019. She graduated in 1990 from Texas A&M with a BS in Agronomy and has over 18 years’ experience managing office, industrial, retail and medical property. Kristine has her CPM and is a past president of IREM Houston.
Born and raised in Laurel, MT, she enjoys travelling, particularly home to see her family, needlework and trying out new restaurants with friends.
Monica Ross is a born and raised Houstonian and Property Manager for Fidelis Realty Partners. After attending the University of Houston, she started her real estate career working for Keller Williams North Houston, achieving success listing and selling residential properties all over the Houston area. After seven years of working on the residential side, she transitioned to managing commercial properties.
In her current role, she manages and assists in the day to day operations of retail strips. With over 14 years of commercial property management, she brings a wealth of experience and passion to the table in construction build outs, leasing, contract management, maintenance, tenant relations and five-star customer service.
Caitlin is an attorney in the Legal Department. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science from Louisiana State University and Juris Doctorate from Southern University Law Center. She brings more than ten years of experience in the legal field and has been a practicing attorney for over three years.
Caitlin is a member of the American Bar Association, Association of Corporate Counsel, Houston Bar Association, and Houston Young Lawyers Association. She is a lifelong equestrian and can usually be found riding horses at the barn or in the show ring on weekends. She and her husband currently reside in Cypress with their two dogs.
Chris Pagano joined Fidelis in 2020 as a Graphic Designer in the Marketing Department. Chris earned his degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Houston in 2008, with his portfolio winning “Best in Show” in his graduating class. Chris has over 10 years experience in design, and over 5 years experience in Marketing and Advertising in an agency setting.
Chris is also a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having been meritoriously promoted and earning multiple medals for his achievements before being honorably discharged. Chris lives with his daughter in the Richmond area, and in his free time can be found outdoors, staying active, learning new things, and spending time with good company.
Rick is President of the Fidelis Realty Partners office located in Dallas, Texas, where he oversees all acquisition, development, and investment activity in the DFW metropolitan area. He graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in finance and later completed his Master of Business Administration at Southern Methodist University. Rick devoted over 17 years to Trammell Crow Company, where he was involved with structuring, reviewing or approving more than $5 billion of acquisition, development and structured finance transactions. He quickly moved up through the ranks, ending as Senior Managing Director of the Development & Investment Group and serving as a key member of the company’s Operating Committee. After leaving Trammel Crow in 2005, Rick was founding partner of Parkwood Real Estate Partners, a privately-held real estate investment company responsible for sourcing and structuring over 60 real estate investments exceeding $1 billion. From there, he became the Chief Investment Officer for CNL Fund Management, sponsoring real estate funds and securing over $2.5 billion in real estate investments.
Rick is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Urban Land Institute. He has three grown children and lives with his wife in the DFW area.
Michelle brings over 20 years of Property Management experience to her Senior Property Manager role at Fidelis. As the Senior Property Manager in Dallas, Michelle is responsible for the overall operation of retail centers around the Dallas/Fort Worth area with a total of about 1,664,000 million square feet. Michelle has a long relationship with BOMA Dallas and Fort Worth and currently serves at the Co-Chair on the BOMA Dallas Membership Committee. One of her pride accomplishments is winning a 2016 BOMA Toby for the Southwest Region for the Local and Regional divisions.
Michelle is a native Texan, born and raised around the Dallas area. She is happily married and has three boys and two grandchildren, that are the light of her life. In addition to spending time with her family and friends, Michelle enjoys camping, fishing, traveling, and keeping up with her three dogs and three horses where they reside a little NE of Dallas.
Ryan has been working in commercial real estate since 2013 and joined Fidelis in 2017. As an Investment Analyst at Fidelis, he is involved in acquisition and development for both retail and healthcare properties. His day-to-day tasks include underwriting, due diligence, closing, and on-going asset management. He is member of ICSC as well as TREC Young Guns, where he is on the Membership Committee.
Ryan graduated from Baylor University where he received his B.B.A. in finance. In his free time he enjoys producing music and enjoying the many restaurants Dallas has to offer. He currently lives in Dallas, TX.
After graduating from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree, Melanie returned home to Dallas in 2013 to start her retail leasing career. As Director of Marketing at Direct Development, she handled the project leasing and marketing of the company’s assets and those of other strategic partners. Melanie then joined Fidelis Realty Partners in 2015, where she is responsible for leasing roughly 2 million square feet across the DFW portfolio, consisting mainly of regional power centers.
Melanie is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, is a loyal Georgia Bulldawg, and in her free time, she and her husband enjoy traveling, going to concerts, and trying out new restaurants around Dallas.
Ellen previously worked for Weingarten Realty at DeVargas Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico when Fidelis purchased the property in 2009. She is now into her 10th year at Fidelis. Most of her professional experience is in executive hotel and spa management and assisting general managers. As such, she needed to stay knowledgeable and updated about all property details.
Ellen is an amateur singer-songwriter and photographer. She has been volunteering with Assistance Dogs of the West since 2005; as it has been the most joyful and enriching work, helping to prepare young dogs for their lifetime of service.
Katy has been actively filling marketing, management, and leasing roles in the shopping center industry for over than 20 years. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Adams State University and received her CMD certification from the International Council of Shopping Centers. Katy is currently responsible for the management, leasing, and marketing for the 250,000 square foot shopping mall in DeVargas Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Katy resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico along with her husband and two boys and can be found recreating in the surrounding mountains when not at DeVargas Center.
Mick attended New Mexico State University before entering the field of property maintenance. He has been working in this field for over 20 years.
Mick is an active member of the Parent Teacher Organization at his son's elementary school. He is an avid mountain biker and enjoys challenging bike trails. On the weekends he enjoys construction projects around the house. Mick live in Las Cruces, New Mexico, with his wife, nine year old son, four year old daughter and two dogs.