Our Developing Leaders (DL) program was created to keep your career on track and connect you with your local peer group and local leaders in our profession! You must be 35 years or younger to participate in the DL program. Five Developing Leaders will be assigned one mentor to engage with over the year-long program. In addition to the mentor meetings, participants will have the opportunity to gain inside knowledge directly from a developer during two educational presentations hosted by a developer featuring popular Houston projects.

Committee Leadership


Adam Bray, Prologis | Andrew Elliott, Granite Properties | Tyler Merritt, Brookfield Properties

Committee Members

Kyle Bateman, Tramell Crow Company | Stewart Cartwright, Stream Realty | Sydnee Hilburn, CBRE | Corbin Janseen, Planned Community Developers | Megan Madorsky, Cushman & Wakefield | John McMahon, Trammell Crow Company | James Melody, Hanover Ryan Patronella, Prologis | Danielle Rothchild, Stream Realty | Audrey Schulz, Partners | Skyler Seidman, Flagship Capital | Clara VanLandingham, JLL | Barrett Von Blon, CBRE


Jenny Sealy, CBRE | Nina Seyyedin, CBRE

Developing Leaders Program

Mentorship Program

The Developing Leader Mentorship Program will provide Developing Leaders the opportunity to create lasting professional relationships through exchanging career experiences and real estate knowledge in a small group with experienced NAIOP members. Five Developing Leaders will be assigned one mentor to engage with over the year-long program. In addition to the mentor meetings, participants will have the opportunity to gain inside knowledge directly from a developer during two educational presentations hosted by a developer featuring popular Houston projects.

Mentor Class

Alex Assarian, Harvey Builders
Ryan Baumgartner, Transwestern
Jack Callaghan, CBRE
Kent Carlson, Alliance Industrial
Anderson Clark, Griffin Partners
Jenny Collins, Wilson Cribbs + Goren
Miranda Dickson, Transwestern
David Gross, Corvus Construction
Kaitlyn Harp, Transwestern
Connor Harrell, Trammell Crow Company
Sydnee Hilburn, CBRE
David Hotze, Griffin Partners
Cameron Keel, JLL Capital Markets
Rachel Koehring, Goree
Molly Leinsdorf, Constellation Real Estate Partners
Allie Luther, Lee & Associates
Will Mason, Stream Realty Partners
Chris Mengel, Trammell Crow Company
Parker Noble, Stream Realty Partners
Thomas Pfeifer, Holt Lunsford Commercial
Korey Robinson, HITT
John Saucer, Junction Commerical Real Estate
Jenny Sealy, CBRE
Jackie Sibley, Chicago Title
Patrick Sowinski, Kimley-Horn
Hugh Stewart, Transwestern
Reid Watler, Jackson Shaw
Ben Westlake, Joeris
Kyle Whieldon, Prologis
Timm Wooten, Midway
Kyle Wu, Brookfield Properties
Mark Hammer, Harvey Builders
Susan Hill, JLL Capital Markets
David Hudson, Hanover Company
Travis Overall, Brookfield Properties
Justin Robinson, Stream Realty Partners
Brittany Aaronson, Stream Realty
John Adkins, Harvey Builders
Kyle Bateman, Trammell Crow Company
Christina Bean, Griffin Partners
Jack Britton, JLL Capital Markets
Blair Brown, Hines
Jack Eichelberger, Charter Title Company
Andrew Elliott, Granite Properties
Thomas Erwin, Moody Rambin
Miles Hennington, Kimley Horn
Carter Holmes, Holt Lunsford
Trey Horne, Colliers
Michael King, JLL Capital Markets
Brent Laumen, Midway
Megan Luera, Tramonte Design Studio
Nick Luquet, Ward Getz & Associates
Katherine Miller, Prologis
Ryan Patronella, Prologis
David Pena, Panattoni Development Company
John Paul Quinn, Alliance Industrial
Grant Rexrode, Alliance Industrial
Rachel Rodgers, Inventure
Skyler Seidman, Holt Lunsford
Garrett Thomas, Boyd Commercial
John Thompson, Alston Construction
Tom Weber, JLL Capital Markets
Don Dennis, Archway Properties
Jeremy Garner, Trammell Crow Company
Torrey Hawkins, Angler Construction
William Peeples, Stonelake
Scott Wegmann, Cushman & Wakefield
Ben Allen, Archway Properties
Ben Allsop, Kimley Horn
Tom Anderson, Gorrondona Engineering Services
Evan Bobbitt, O’Donnell Snider Construction
Adam Bray, Liberty Property Trust
Christian Canion, JLL
William Carpenter, Boyd Commercial
David Cisneros, Trammell Crow Company
David Claros, Caldwell Companies
Bailey Crowell, JLL Capital Markets
John Duncan, Transwestern
Katy Gragg, Transwestern
David Holland, JLL
Will Holliday, Brookfield Properties
Kaitlyn Johnson, Newmark Knight Frank
Michaela Knight, Ziegler Cooper Architects
Dalton Knipe, Lee & Associates
Madi Laughlin, Stream Realty
Aldo Leyva, Element Architects
Neal Maranuk, RockStep Capital
Scott Picard, Alston Construction
Nina Seyyedin, CBRE
Charlie Strauss, JLL Capital Markets
Shaun Theriot-Smith, Big Red Dog
Lane Travis, CBRE
Clint Bawcom, Brookfield Properties
Hans Brindley, Prologis
Scott Clarke, Harvey Builders
Jake Donaldson, Method Architecture
Chrissy Wilson, JLL

Mason Alsbrooks, Lee & Associates

Stephen Baumgarten, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital

Craig Bean, Holt Lunsford Commercial

Blake Beltrand, Langan

Dillon Chapman, Trammell Crow Company

Paul Dominque, Colliers

Kevin Ellis, Griffin Partners

Madeline Gregory, Madison Marquette

Kevin Hassenflu, Amegy Bank

Adam Hawkins, NAI Partners

Stuart Hepler, HFF

Alexandra Jelinek, Distribution NOW

Eric Klein, Berkadia

Daniel LaGree, Accesso Partners

Matt Luna, NorthMarq Capital

Tyler Merritt, CBRE

Michael Montelongo, Ward, Getz & Associates

Chris Nash, Colliers

Thomas Pham, BEGA Design and Build

Sam Pouns, Fritsche Anderson Realty Partners

Truitt Raun, Gensler

Mark Redlingshafer, CBRE

Jack Shoup, Investment and Development Ventures

Spencer Starkey, Moody Rambin Interests

Eugene Terry, JLL

Wes Williams, Boyd Commercial

Hans Brindley, Liberty Property Trust
Don Dennis, Archway Properties
Edward Griffin, Griffin Partners
Kristen Rabel, CBRE
Chrissy Wilson, JLL
Kenneth Cargill, Kimley-Horn
Kelsey Chappuis, Method Architecture
Hunter Cook, Endurance Builders
Jon Dutton, Brookfield Property Partners
Brandon Edmonds, Colliers
Kevin Ellis, Griffin Partners
John Erck, Lee & Associates
Mirna Fernandez, Ward Getz & Associates
Michael Flowers, DCT Industrial
Susan Haysom, Stream Realty
Jason Herbrich, Fritsche Anderson
Mandy Hixon, Brookfield Property Partners
Corbin Janssen, Colliers

Johnny King, Black Swann Investment Partners

Kristina Malek, Kimley-Horn

Ricardo Martinez, Walter P. Moore

Connor Phillips, HFF

Drew Prochaska, Cardno

Mark Redlingshafer, CBRE

John Seger, Pontikes Development

Adam Unger, Q10 Kinghorn Driver Hough & Co.

Gerrit Van Someren, Hines

Kaylie Walker, JLL

Wes Williams, Boyd Commercial

Elias Yazbeck, PinPoint Commercial

Don Dennis, Archway Properties
John Duffie, Nelson Duffie Interests
Susan Hill, HFF
Don Janssen, Planned Community Developers
Kristen Rabel, CBRE
Matt Bronstein, NorthMarq Capital
William Duncan, HFF
Jon Dutton, Brookfield Property Partners
Dan Elkins, Kimley-Horn
Roger Garza, Kimley-Horn
Rachel Glass, Transwestern
Allison Hall, Cushman & Wakefield
Hollan Hensley, NorthMarq Capital
Michael Johnson, HFF
Mark Kidd, M Kidd Properties
Bryant Lach, Savills Studley
Greg Marconi, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Mason Miller, Hines
Daniel Mills, HOK
Amanda Nebel, JLL
Connor Oglesby, Pinpoint Commercial
Robert Olvera, PDR
Stefano Poisl, Powers Brown Architecture
Ryan Searle, Lee & Associates
John Seger, Rice MBA Student
Laura Sellingsloh, HFF
Dustin Selzer, HFF
Albert Spiers, CBRE
Jim Casey, Trammell Crow Company
John Duffie, Nelson Duffie Interests
Susan Hill, HFF
David Hudson, Duke Realty
Bonnie Kelley, CBRE