As Vice President of Construction & Development, Judy oversees all retail construction-related activities. Prior to joining Fidelis, Judy had over 30 years of commercial construction experience in retail, 25 of which she was the owner of a commercial general contracting firm overseeing over $ 1B dollars of commercial construction. Just before joining Fidelis, Judy was employed by Target Corporation supporting store development and construction throughout the United States and Canada. Her comprehensive experience includes feasibility studies, budgeting, scheduling, contract negotiations, and consultant management.
Judy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction from Texas A&M University. 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 and volunteer of the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance, and was appointed to one of Houston’s Mayor’s office Transition Teams. She is proud to be a native Houstonian.
Glenn is an owner of Fidelis Realty Partners, Ltd., and the 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. Prior to obtaining his law degree, Glenn 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 has over 25 years of commercial real estate experience and strong expertise in real property development, acquisition, disposition, and financing.
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. His undergraduate studies were completed at Radford University in Virginia. He 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, raised three children.
Julia started her career with Fidelis in 2017 on the retail leasing and 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, Julia worked as a recruiter helping Houston’s largest oil and gas companies build their financing and accounting teams.
In 2011, Julia graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Sciences, with an emphasis on Tourism Resources Management. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and a volunteer on the Breeders Greeters Committee of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Julia is a native Houstonian and, in her free time, she enjoys skiing, hunting, traveling, and being in the water.
Trey joined Fidelis as an Assistant Property Manager in 2017 and, through his success, was quickly promoted. As Senior Property Manager, he now manages over one million square feet of retail shopping centers throughout Texas. Before coming to Fidelis, Trey spent six years as a general manager in the restaurant industry where he oversaw over 40 employees and directed operations, financials, and inventory for multiple restaurants.
In 2011, Trey graduated from the University of Houston with a BBA in Marketing. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Born and raised in Houston, Trey is an avid Houston sports fan who also enjoys hunting and fishing in his free time. Trey and his wife married in 2018 and now reside in the suburb of Richmond, Texas.
Matt joined Fidelis in 2015 as a member of the leasing and development team. As a Leasing Director, he is responsible for marketing and leasing over seven million square feet of commercial real estate assets in Texas, Louisiana, and Tennessee.
Matt 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 postgraduate 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.
Starting as Staff Accountant in March of 2021, Mayra comes to Fidelis with several years of commercial real estate experience in accounting. With her industry specific skills, she is responsible for the daily operations of several Fidelis properties.
Mayra received her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Sam Houston State University and her Certificate of Accountancy from the University of Houston. Mayra is an avid runner and loves spending time with her husband and their three dogs.
Jodi joined Fidelis as a Senior Property Manager in September 2020. She manages Meyerland Plaza, one of Houston's most prominent shopping centers. She brings over 20 years' experience managing office and medical, but specializes in retail shopping centers.
Jodi holds a Texas Real Estate License and is a past member of IREM Houston. She is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys lifting weights, running, and cycling. She also loves traveling and spending time with her husband and their American Bulldog rescue, Petey.
As a Leasing Director, John is responsible for the marketing and leasing of Fidelis’ commercial real estate assets. He started his career as an intern, at the newly formed Fidelis, in the summer of 2003. After a brief hiatus to continue his pursuit of a finance degree from Texas A&M University, as well as an opportunity to work overseas, he returned to Fidelis in 2005 and has been an integral part of the leasing team ever since.
John earned his degree in Finance from Texas A&M. A born and bred Houstonian, John attended Lamar High School and now resides in the Energy Corridor with his wife and two children. When John is not attending his children's ever-growing list of activities, he enjoys watching Houston and A&M games, playing golf, spending time outdoors, cooking, and traveling.
With 20 years of extensive experience in accounting, Peter currently holds a Senior Accountant position at Fidelis. He has worked in the residential, hospitality, and commercial industries for his entire career where he was responsible for financial reports, reconciliations, and audits. Additionally, Peter demonstrated leadership abilities which he will carry out in his role at Fidelis.
Peter received his Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business from the University of Houston – Downtown. He is a native Houstonian and enjoys playing golf, traveling, and spending time with family.
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 ascending the ranks 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.
During the summer of 2019, Emily was an intern at Fidelis, assisting with the filing and organizing of contracts and helping develop projection templates for our construction department. Joining Fidelis in the summer of 2021 as a Tenant Construction Coordinator, she now oversees all tenant buildouts. Emily’s experience ranges from reviewing submittals, shop drawings, and samples from contractors to overseeing on-site activities including coordination with contractors.
Emily is a graduate of the University of Houston College of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in construction management. She has been an active member of the CREW Houston chapter since 2018 and is also a member of the National Association of Women in Construction. As a native Houstonian, being a part of the growth and development of her home city is very fulfilling. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her two Dobermans and traveling with family.
Derek has been a Staff Accountant at Fidelis since January 2019. He is responsible for recording, reconciling, and monitoring properties’ financial information. In addition to billing responsibilities like accounts receivables and payables, he also works on special projects including reconciliations, audit, and budget support.
Derek graduated with a BS in Accounting and a BS in Business Administration from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. While there, he was a part of the NSU 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.
As Staff Accountant with Fidelis, Barbara handles many accounting activities for several properties within the Houston portfolio. Some of her duties include accounts payable and receivable, monthly commercial billings, quarterly distributions, and year-end reconciliations. She has several years of experience in similar roles in the restaurant, retail, and industrial industries.
Barbara earned her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree at American Intercontinental University. She served our country as Second Lieutenant in the US Army Reserve. She is active at her church and enjoys Zumba, body combat, and body pump. She enjoys hanging out with her husband, kids, and family but also really looks forward to times when she can sit near the water and listen to music or read a good book which is, to her, the perfect quiet time.
Channing started her career with Fidelis as an Analyst in 2020. She is responsible for conducting research and working on special projects for the retail leasing and development team.
In 2020, Channing earned her BBA in Real Estate with a certificate in Entrepreneurship from the University of Georgia. Channing was raised in Houston and graduated from the Kinkaid School in 2016. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Eileen joined Fidelis as a Paralegal in 2016, focusing primarily on drafting and negotiating retail and office leases. She has been a paralegal since 1996, assisting in all aspects of records management, legal, and commercial real estate transactions.
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, Texas. She was born and raised in New Jersey but moved to Texas in 1994. Eileen is passionate about animal rescue and has two rescue dogs and cats. As a cancer survivor, she 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.
As Senior Manager - Construction & Development, Kevin is responsible for managing multiple construction projects as well as developing budgets and managing consultants and contractors. He brings over 15 years’ experience in construction to his position at Fidelis.
Kevin earned his BS and MA degrees from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Kevin is very involved in his church and, in his free time, enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.
Caitlin is an Attorney in the Legal department. She brings a variety of experience in the legal field and has been a practicing attorney since 2016.
With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Louisiana State University, Caitlin went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from Southern University Law Center. 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 reside in Cypress with their two dogs.
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 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 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.
As a Property Manager at Fidelis, John is responsible for supporting the Senior Property Manager in managing six retail shopping centers throughout the Houston metropolitan area, working out of the office located at 336 Marketplace in Conroe, Texas. He began his career in property management, specifically in the commercial real estate sector, in 2012.
John was born and raised in Houston and enjoys winter camping, hiking, cycling, reading, history, science, and traveling the world. He is also a volunteer at the Houston Food Bank where he dedicated a vast amount of his free time.
Antonio supervises the Meyerland Plaza Shopping Center where he has been the Maintenance Supervisor since 1993. Prior to that, he worked for a building maintenance company doing construction work.
Hailing from Salvador, Brazil, Antonio got his education there before moving to the United States. His favorite sport to watch and play is soccer. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys.
Joining the Fidelis team as a Senior Property Accountant in 2020, Porfirio takes the lead in performing month-end close procedures, financial statement preparation and reporting, annual budgeting, and annual tenant recovery reconciliations for his portfolio of properties. He brings 11 years of experience in commercial real estate including knowledge of full-cycle accounting for both domestic and international properties.
Porfirio completed a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin. He lived abroad for 15 years in Panama, Brazil, Paraguay, Spain, Greece, and Mexico, and is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, and some of his interests include traveling, playing soccer, watching the Houston Dynamo, and cycling.
As the Investment and Finance Manager, Martha is responsible for managing all acquisitions, dispositions, and financing transactions for Fidelis as well as investor relations. She brings over 25 years of commercial real estate experience to her position at Fidelis, including a background in loan underwriting, due diligence, and valuation.
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 has lived in both 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 Executive Vice President & Retail Property Management Leader at Fidelis. She is responsible for managing the team of property managers who perform the day-to-day operations for all properties owned and managed by Fidelis. 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. Due to her extensive experience in property management, she 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 since 1976, assisting in all aspects of syndicated finance and commercial real estate transactions. He joined the Fidelis legal team in 2008, 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 now a Senior Paralegal. She has over 30 years of experience in preparing, reviewing, revising, and finalizing commercial real estate transactional documents. 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.
Tamarra 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.
In July of 2021, Talia joined the Fidelis team as an Administrative Assistant. While she manages travel arrangements and calendars for the executives, she also takes great pleasure in being able to help her teammates with other tasks whenever she can. In addition to admin duties, her past experience includes accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, sales tax, billing, and preparing expense reports.
Talia earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas State University. In her free time, she likes to read, crochet, and bake. She loves spoiling her dogs and fostering other dogs as well. Talia is a native Houstonian (though she still hasn’t gotten used to this heat!).
Karen joined Fidelis in 2018 as an Administrative Assistant. Her belief in superior service is evident in everything she does. She brings over 30 years of office management and administration experience to Fidelis, including accounting, payroll, and human resources. Earlier in her career, Karen worked in oil and gas and the non-profit sector.
Karen is a member of the American Society of Administrative Professionals and recently earned her PACE certification. She volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Association and enjoys mentoring administrative professionals. She has a passion for orchids, dogs, spending time with her family, and anything that will allow her to be creative. She lives in the Atascocita/Kingwood area with her husband and two dogs.
As the Assistant Property Manager at Meyerland Plaza, Kait works alongside Jodi Butschek. She brings over four years’ experience in the commercial real estate industry; assisting in the management of over 1.9 million sq ft of retail centers in Houston and providing administrative support to other departments.
In her free time, she likes to read thriller novels and make jewelry to add to her online shop.
Dawn is a Staff Accountant at Fidelis, where she handles many accounting activities such as accounts payable and receivable, monthly commercial billings, quarterly distributions, and year-end reconciliations. Upon joining Fidelis, Dawn had been in commercial real estate for five years with an additional five years of accounting and four years of property management experience.
Dawn has an accounting degree from C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. She is originally from Chicago, moved to Texas when she was seven, then became a Houstonian at age ten. Some of her hobbies include painting, antiquing, taking her dog to the dog park, attending car shows, and spending time with friends and family.
As Receivable / Recoveries Supervisor, Sandy oversees staff accountants assisting with cash receipts and the recovery process in addition to any collection issues and training new hires on how recoveries work with their portfolio. She also works with the internal audit team on SOX processes and is responsible for a periodic company-wide training class covering an overview of recovery setup. In previous positions, Sandy maintained accounts for third-party owners including preparing and auditing monthly financial reports and completing P&L statements.
Sandy received her Associate of Arts degree from Blinn Junior College. She has a son, Charlie, who is 17 and super busy with honor society and Spanish honor society, and a daughter, Katelynn, who is 14 and starting her high school career and extremely interested in FFA. She also has two fur babies, Kodiak, a chocolate lab, and Sugar, a yellow lab. In her free time, Sandy enjoys going out to their family property in Flatonia, Texas, where they enjoy evening campfires and good company with friends and extended family.
Aneeka joined Fidelis as an Accounting Intern in November 2019. After graduating, she began a full-time position as a Staff Accountant in August 2020.
She received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Marketing from the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston in 2020. Outside of work, she enjoys watching movies, reading mysteries and spending time with her family. She was born and raised in Houston and resides in Sugar Land, Texas.
As an Administrative Assistant at Fidelis, Gayle maintains calendars, schedules appointments, and assists with the coordination of staff events as well as happily answering the phone when the receptionist is unavailable. Her previous experience includes extensive customer service, facility management, event planning, purchasing, and technical writing.
A Kansas native, Gayle is a graduate of Wichita State University, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. She also holds the rank of Ni-Dan (Second Degree Black Belt) in Karate. In her spare time, Gayle enjoys museums, bookstores, vintage shops, and spending time in Galveston.
Donna is a Senior Accountant at Fidelis and has been in the commercial real estate industry since 2005. She has an extensive background and knowledge 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 enjoys camping, playing softball, and spending time with her family. She and her husband live in the Katy area with their two dogs, Tank and Elvis.
Stacey joined Fidelis in 2016 and brings over 25 years’ experience in graphic design and marketing to her position. As Marketing Manager, she is responsible for developing, implementing, and executing print and digital marketing strategies. In addition to maintaining website and social media content, managing media relations, and conducting market research, she is also responsible for organizing all industry conventions. Stacey supports retail, healthcare, and residential, as needed.
Stacey earned a BFA in Advertising and Graphic Design from Sam Houston State University. She is an award-winning graphic designer, winning both the GHBA Prism Award and an NAHB Star Award for Best Special Promotion for a Builder. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Stacey is an avid reader and enjoys photography and the outdoors. She and her three children live in the suburbs west of Houston.
Martha started as a Staff Accountant for Fidelis in 2017 before being promoted to Senior 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 the preparation of recoveries and construction draws.
Martha is a graduate of the University of Houston Downtown and has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. She 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 daughter, she spends her time baking or barbecuing with her parents and three brothers.
Eric has been in property maintenance for many years. His experience includes handling not only the tile work, drywall, and painting, but also the HVAC, roofing, plumbing, and electrical primarily 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 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.
Efrain attended Lee College in Baytown, Texas, and received his two-year degree in computer maintenance and networking. He is married with three kids and has three dogs and eight chickens. He enjoys working out, reading books, watching documentaries, and visiting museums.
As a Marketing Specialist & Graphic Designer, Sage handles a wide variety of marketing and design tasks for all properties and divisions of Fidelis. She comes to Fidelis with prior experience writing newsletter and blog posts, creating social media content, producing advertising materials, and photographing various subjects.
Sage received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with a focus on Public Relations and Advertising from Sam Houston University. In college, she was a part of the Public Relations Student Society of America and served on the executive board as president for one year. Sage loves trying different coffee shops, fashion, and her blue-eyed cat, Petra.
Reid is an Associate Counsel and member of the Legal Department. Some of his duties include handling the legal aspect of the tenant leases for the properties that fall under his domain.
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. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, he has called Houston home since 2006. As an avid sports fan, Reid 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.
Andy has been with Fidelis since January of 2018. His responsibilities as a Staff Accountant include daily accounts receivables and payables, preparing monthly commercial billings, processing quarterly distributions, and calculating year-end reconciliations.
Andy was born and raised in Houston and received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Marketing at the University of Houston. Some of his favorite hobbies are working out, tending to his office garden, cooking new recipes, and experiencing unique restaurants around the city.
Shortly after moving to Houston, My Nguyen joined Fidelis as Staff Accountant in August of 2021. As Staff Accountant, she works on tasks such as accounts payable and receivable, monthly commercial billings, quarterly distributions, and year-end reconciliations for properties assigned to her. My has several years of experience in tax accounting and related activities.
My received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of New Orleans followed by an Associate of Science in Hospitality Management from Delgado Community College, then a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of New Orleans. To satisfy her passion for Vietnamese traditional music, My plays the Vietnamese zither – dan tranh.
Luke began his real estate career in 2017 as an intern at Fidelis. After graduating, he began a full-time position in the property management office at Meyerland Plaza. Shortly after, he transitioned into his current role as Assistant Manager in the Construction Department.
Luke earned his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Houston. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and 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 a Senior Accountant at Fidelis. Her responsibilities include corporate financial reporting for high profile investment funds, reviewing financials, and analyzing 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.
Celina started in real estate accounting in 2012. She began with Fidelis as a Staff Accountant before 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 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. Celina was born and raised in Laredo, Texas, and moved to Houston with her husband in 2015. She enjoys crafts, CrossFit, and being outdoors.
With over 14 years of commercial property management experience, Monica brings a wealth of knowledge and unsurpassed passion to the table in construction build-outs, leasing, contract management, maintenance, tenant relations, and five-star customer service. In her current role as Property Manager, she manages and assists in the day-to-day operations of retail shopping centers. Monica started her real estate career listing and selling residential properties before transitioning to managing commercial properties.
Monica is a born and raised Houstonian and attended the University of Houston.
Candace joined the Fidelis team in June of 2020 as a Property Accountant. She is primarily responsible for monthly financial reporting, performing account reconciliations, and annual budgets. She has been working in commercial real estate accounting since 2016.
Candace received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Houston Downtown in 2014. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, working out, and spending time with family and friends.
Combining her organizational and administrative competencies with her innate creativity, Susie brings a unique skill set to Fidelis. She joined the company in June 2019 as an Assistant Property Manager with over four years of experience in customer service and tenant/vendor relations.
Susie earned an Associate degree in Fine Arts from The Art Institute of Dallas in 2015. She is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys teaching Zumba, spending time with her family, and traveling.
Mike is a Senior Associate Counsel in the Legal department. He brings 15 years of legal experience in the commercial real estate, residential real estate, and financial services sectors to his position at Fidelis.
Mike 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 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 came to Fidelis in 2019 with over 13 years of accounting experience and is currently a Staff Accountant for 16 properties. After working in outside sales, she started her career in accounting at her husband’s custom home building company.
Sandy graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Retail Management and a minor in Marketing. 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.
A Senior Accountant with nine years of accounting experience, including three years in commercial real estate, Michael joined the Fidelis team in 2021. He is responsible for the preparation of financial statements for a large portfolio of properties, reviewing payables and receivables, account reconciliations, annual budgets, coordination of tax returns, and distribution of K-1s to partners.
Michael is a licensed CPA who earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Accountancy degrees from Texas State University. He was born in Pennsylvania but likes to say he got to Texas as fast as he could (when he was 8). In his free time, Michael enjoys traveling, attending concerts and music festivals, and grilling with friends.
Heather joined Fidelis in 2021 as Assistant Property Manager. Her career spans over 25 years where she’s managed and produced successful direct mail campaigns for four presidential campaigns, numerous statewide races, and state legislative campaigns. Heather will assist in the management of multiple properties within the Fidelis portfolio.
As a graduate of Texas A&M University, Heather serves on the board of the Houston Aggie Medical Society which assists Texas A&M medical students at Houston Methodist Hospital in the Medical Center. She also serves as Vice President of the Memorial High School Tennis Team where she works closely with the booster club and coaches. She is married and has two children.
Mark came to Fidelis with over 15 years' experience and expertise in commercial real estate, telecommunications real estate, and cell site acquisition. As a Lease Administrator, he is responsible for processing and analyzing lease agreements and other real estate documents to ensure proper application and compliance.
Born and educated in Trinidad and Tobago, Mark earned his Computer Engineering degree from the University of West Indies before furthering his education in computers by earning an Associate degree from Broward College in Florida. He 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 came to Fidelis with five years of commercial property management experience. As a Property Manager at Fidelis, she is responsible for the overall daily operations and tenant relations of six properties.
Born in Guatemala, Ericka has lived in Houston her entire life. She graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Ericka enjoys making cakes, camping, and traveling. She lives with her husband, daughter, and teacup schnauzer in Pearland, Texas. Ericka is also trilingual in English, Spanish and Danish.
Michelle came to Fidelis in 2015 with eight years' experience in commercial real estate, nineteen years in the financial industry, and three years in oil and gas, which comprise her diverse skill set. Her role as a Leasing Administrator requires coordination across several departments to ensure accurate and detailed lease data is properly managed within the record-keeping system.
Michelle holds an Associate degree in Paralegal Studies from San Jacinto College. She 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. As one of the Assistant Controllers at Fidelis, she is responsible for assisting the Chief Accounting Officer in creating, implementing, maintaining, and ensuring compliance of all internal and 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.
Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Dung has lived in Houston for most of her life and earned her Bachelor’s in Accounting and Finance Management from the University of Houston. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, home improvement projects, and watching Astros baseball. She and her husband live with their four children in Sugar Land, Texas.
Mary joined Fidelis in 2010 with over 17 years of combined accounting and property management experience in the commercial real estate industry. As an Assistant Controller, she assists the Chief Accounting Officer with 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.
Henry joined Fidelis in June of 2021 as a Property Accountant. His experience includes performing audits, reconciliations, and preparing year-end journal entries, preparing annual and quarterly payroll tax forms, and billing and reconciling common area maintenance fees. Here, he is responsible for monthly financial reporting, performing account reconciliations, and managing annual budgets.
Henry is a graduate of the University of Houston – Downtown holding a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. A native Houstonian, Henry lives in Richmond with his wife and four children. He is an avid sports fan and participates in basketball and bowling leagues in his spare time.
As Property Manager for Fidelis, Steven has over 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 payments, 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 holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a Management concentration from 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 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 received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from St. Paul University and 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.
As a Fidelis Property Manager, Lisa assists the Senior Property Manager in managing several properties throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Lisa aids with tasks and acts as liaison in projects such as property maintenance, tenant relations, and building upkeep. She comes to Fidelis with over eight years of experience in the commercial real estate industry including leasing, accounting, and property administration and management.
Lisa graduated from the University of North Texas in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Merchandising and a minor in Accounting. She is a member of BOMA in Dallas and Fort Worth and received a BOMA TOBY award in 2016 in the local and regional divisions for the Southwest Region. She is a transplant from Toledo, Ohio, but has spent most of her life in Texas, which she considers her true home state. Lisa is an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and in her free time enjoys collecting vinyl records, attending rock concerts, and spending time with her tabby cat, Flynn.
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. 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 graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Finance and later completed his Master of Business Administration at Southern Methodist University. He 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.
With proficiency in land development, project estimation, construction, design management, permitting, and contract negotiation, Scott joins Fidelis as Senior Construction Manager for the Dallas office. His 14 years of experience in Texas includes working with many anchor tenants such as Ross, PetSmart, Ulta, World Market, and Target, just to name a few. Prior to his career in construction management, Scott was on the architectural teams for several major casino projects in Las Vegas including Mandalay Bay, The Luxor, The MGM, and The Monte Carlo. He also participated in the design and construction of many other properties on and off Las Vegas Blvd.
Scott received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Nebraska in 1991 and his Master of Architecture in 1994. He served in the US Army from 1982 to 1987.
Caisey joined the Fidelis DFW office in August of 2021 as an Administrative Assistant. In addition to various administrative duties such as greeting visitors and ordering office supplies, she is also responsible for maintaining tenant and vendor contact lists, tasks pertaining to vacancy requests, and a few other duties to assist property management. Prior to Fidelis, Caisey worked as an Assistant General Manager creating and managing co-worker schedules, hiring new team members, and ensuring health and safety standards were met.
Caisey is proud to be a Native Texan, born and raised! In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, reading and spending time with her family. Caisey has a rescue dog named Blake.
Melanie joined the Dallas office of Fidelis in 2015. She is responsible for leasing roughly 2 million square feet across the DFW portfolio, consisting mainly of regional power centers. Before coming to Fidelis, Melanie worked as a director of marketing, handling the project leasing and marketing of the company’s assets and those of other strategic partners.
As a graduate from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree, Melanie is a loyal Georgia Bulldawg. She is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy traveling, going to concerts, and trying out new restaurants around Dallas.
Blake joined Fidelis in May of 2021 as Associate – Acquisitions & Development in our Dallas office. Here, he assists retail and healthcare with research, acquisitions, development, dispositions, and asset management. He comes to Fidelis with consulting experience in the industry as well as experience in Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in construction, autobody repair, and asset management.
Blake received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas in December 2019. In his free time, he and his wife enjoy going to sporting events, trying new restaurants in Dallas, and traveling.
Ellen was working for Weingarten Realty at DeVargas Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 2009 when Fidelis purchased it. Ellen stayed onboard as Administrative Assistant and has been with Fidelis ever since. Prior to that, she was involved in executive hotel and spa management, including assisting the general managers.
Since 2005, Ellen has been volunteering with Assistance Dogs of the West, helping to prepare young dogs for a lifetime of service, which has been a most joyous and enriching experience for her. In her free time, Ellen is an amateur singer-songwriter and photographer.
As a Senior Property Manager, Katy is responsible for the management, leasing, and marketing of the 250,000 square foot shopping mall known as DeVargas Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, as well as property management and leasing for Loretto Towne Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Katy has been actively filling marketing, management, and leasing roles in the shopping center industry for over 20 years.
Katy earned a Bachelor's in Criminology from Adams State University and received her CMD certification from the International Council of Shopping Centers. She resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico, along with her husband and two boys. When not at DeVargas Center, Katy can be found spending recreational time in the mountains surrounding Santa Fe.
As Assistant Property Manager and Facility Manager, Mick handles the day-to-day activities required on-site at Loretto Towne Centre in Las Cruces, New Mexico. With over 20 years' experience in this field, Mick is prepared to handle just about any situation that may arise.
Prior to entering the field of property maintenance, Mick attended New Mexico State University. He is an avid mountain biker who enjoys challenging bike trails. On the weekends, he enjoys construction projects around the house. Mick lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico, with his wife and children, along with their two dogs.
As Property Manager of the primary shopping center serving Rapid City, South Dakota, Jon manages the daily operations of Rushmore Crossing including tenant, vendor, and contractor relationships. Jon started at Rushmore Crossing as head of maintenance and later became the onsite manager for the previous owner. With Jon’s various roles at Rushmore Crossing, he is well-prepared to handle any situation that may come up.