As Vice President of Construction & Development, Judy oversees all construction-realted activities. Prior to joining Fidelis, Judy had over 30 years of commercial construction experience in retail, 25 of which she was the sole owner of a commercial general contracting 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, in additin to serving as a general contractor.
Judy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management 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 of the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance, and was appointed to one of Houston’s Transition Committees. She is proud to be a native Houstonian.
Not only is Glenn is a partner at Fidelis Realty Partners, Ltd., but he is also 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.
Erika joined the Fidelis team in September of 2018 as a Staff Accountant. She is responsible for accounts receivable and payable, preparing and processing commission invoices, reviewing and preparing monthly billings, and calculating and billing annual recoveries, as well as assisting with monthly bank reconciliations, auditing, budgeting, and year-end close.
Born and raised in Houston, Erika graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, fitness, and spending time with family and friends.
As an Administrative Assistant, Mary Ellen is responsible for managing and administrating the office located at San Jacinto Mall. Prior to joining Fidelis, Mary Ellen was in the commercial real estate industry, specializing in mall management, for over 10 years. Before that, she was a pharmacy technician for over 20.
Mary Ellen's 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 grandmother of four.
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.
Park joined Fidelis in 2004 as a member of Property Management and was later promoted to Vice President. As a native Houstonian, he is very familiar with the ins-and-outs of the Houston commercial real estate market.
After earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of the Ozarks, Park promptly returned to his hometown to begin his career in real estate. He 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.
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.
Mike came to Fidelis with over 40 years of commercial construction management experience. He spent the first 20 years of his career working for general contractors, specializing in the construction of school projects and various other commercial developments, and the last 25 in the development and construction of retail shopping centers. He has worked in many places around the country, overseeing the design and construction of individual lease spaces as well as entire shopping centers.
Born in Alton, Illinois, a small town just east of St. Louis, Mike moved his family to Houston in 1977 and brought up his two daughters in the Katy area. He and his wife have since moved to Richmond, Texas, to help raise their two grandchildren.
Savanna started at Fidelis in 2019. As a receptionist, she enjoys helping new and existing customers every day. Being helpful is not just a joy for her, but a passion. What Savanna enjoys most about her position is learning the ins and outs of the company as well as the value that it provides. 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 the perseverance to achieve her goals.
With baking as her true passion, Sananna received her Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts – Baking and Pastry Arts and was part of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Outside of the office, Savanna enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her Labradoodle, 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 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.
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.
Rachel brings over 10 years of accounting experience to Fidelis. As a Property Accountant, she is responsible for managing the financial reports for a portfolio of 14 properties.
Rachel was born in Vietnam and has lived in Houston for 18 years. She enjoys outdoor activities, exercising, dancing, and learning, especially about personal finance and real estate. She lives with her roommates in the Bellaire area, near the Fidelis office.
Since 1984, Mary has worked in several commercial real estate sectors in Houston including land, office, and retail. She began her career with Fidelis as the General Manager of San Jacinto Mall in Baytown, Texas, in 2015 when the mall was purchased. With redevelopment underway, Mary now manages additional shopping centers in Lafayette, Louisiana, and Mont Belvieu, Texas, as well as the southern region of the Houston metropolitan area.
Mary attended the Texas Community Development Institute studying economic development. From 2010 to 2013, she was appointed by Governor Rick Perry as a board member of the Gulf Coast Rail District. Her professional affiliations include memberships in the Building Owners and Managers Association and International Council of Shopping Centers. In addition, Mary is a licensed real estate salesman in Texas. She has 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 a proud member of The Daughters of the Republic of Texas. She is married with two grown children.
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.
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.
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.
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. Some of his favorite hobbies are cooking, experiencing new restaurants, traveling, playing cricket, and spending time with family. 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, including the recently developed two-story HEB. Before joining Fidelis, Becky managed retail, office, and industrial properties in the Houston area after relocating from Austin, Texas, where she spent 10 years managing a portfolio of offices and mixed-use commercial properties.
Becky calls Houston, Texas, home. She enjoys cooking, snow skiing, and scuba diving.
Monica 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 has over 19 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.
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Monica and her family moved to Houston in 1983. She is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management and HR Houston, and frequently volunteers at organizations such as the Houston Food Bank and SPCA. On her downtime, Monica enjoys camping, fishing, and anything to do with the outdoors. She lives with her husband and three children near Cypress, Texas.
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.
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.
Kaitlyn has over two years of experience in construction management. As Tenant Construction Coordinator, she is responsible for tenant fit-outs as well as coordinating, managing, and overseeing tenant design and construction activities for 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.
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. Kaitlyn is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. She enjoys yoga, reading, and photography. She resides in the Montrose area.
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.
Teresa is an Administrative Assistant at Meyerland Plaza and Meyerland Commons. Located at the office in Meyerland Plaza, her primary focus is on assisting with day-to-day property management operations and tenant relation sat both locations.
Teresa attended Central Washington University and earned her Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Science. She is a member of the Mosaic Women's Ministry. Originally from Tacoma, Washington, Teresa now lives with her daughter in Katy, Texas, where she loves attending church and spending time with her daughter's dance team.
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.
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.
As a Senior Property Manager, Lan oversees a portfolio consisting of over 2 million square feet of retail space. She has over 25 years of 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 and a minor in business management. 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. 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.
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.
Adriana brings over 10 years of administrative knowledge to Fidelis including accounts payable, reconciliations, tax preparations, financial reviews, and financial reporting.
In addition to her a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston, Adriana received 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 her daughters, practicing volleyball with her 9-year-old, and playing who’s the boss with her toddler.
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.
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.
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.
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 accounts receivable and payable, journal entries, commercial billings, year-end reconciliations, monthly corporate billings, the coordination of partners' distributions, and assisting in special projects, as requested.
Christine was born and raised in Houston. She enjoys watching horror movies or supernatural shows, doing arts and crafts, and playing games. Christine's favorite holiday is Halloween and her favorite color is blue (although she hates dark blue pens).
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.
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.
Kristine joined Fidelis as a Senior Property Manager in 2019. She brings over 18 years’ experience managing office, industrial, retail, and medical properties. Kristine is a Certified Property Manager and past president of IREM Houston.
Kristine graduated in 1990 from Texas A&M with a BS in Agronomy. Born and raised in Laurel, MT, she enjoys traveling (particularly home to see her family), needlework, and trying out new restaurants with friends.
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.
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.
Chris joined Fidelis in 2020 as a Graphic Designer in the Marketing department. He brings over 10 years' experience in graphic design including over five years' experience in marketing and advertising in an agency setting. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having been meritoriously promoted to the rank of Sergeant and earning multiple medals for his achievements before being honorably discharged.
Chris earned his degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Houston in 2008, with his portfolio winning “Best in Show” of his graduating class. He 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.
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.
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.
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.
As Senior Property Manager in Dallas, Texas, Michelle is responsible for the overall operation of the retail centers in and around the Dallas/Fort Worth area, totaling about 1,664,000 million square feet. She brings over 20 years of property management experience to her role at Fidelis.
Michelle has a long relationship with Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) in Dallas and Fort Worth and currently serves at Co-Chair on the BOMA Dallas Membership Committee. One of her proudest accomplishments is winning a BOMA TOBY award in 2016 for the Southwest Region in 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.
Rylee joined Fidelis in October 2019 as an Administrative Assistant in the Dallas office where she supports the property management and leasing teams. With two years prior administrative assistant experience for a real estate company in Houston, she comes to Fidelis with knowledge of the Houston market.
Rylee received her Bachelor's in Human Resource Development in 2016 from Texas A&M University. She is a transplant from Oklahoma and currently lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband and daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, baking, and reading.
Ryan has been working in commercial real estate since 2013 and joined Fidelis in 2017 in the Dallas office. As an Investment Analyst, 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.
Ryan graduated from Baylor University where he received his BBA in Finance. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers as well as The Real Estate Council Young Guns, where he is on the Membership Committee. In his free time, he enjoys producing music and enjoying the many restaurants Dallas has to offer. He currently lives in Dallas, Texas.
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.
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. 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.