Real Estate Program

Advisory Board

Houston’s most influential and successful real estate professionals provide direction and leadership to the Bauer Real Estate Program.

Roster of Membership

Appointed September 1, 2022

Officers of the Board

Welcome W. Wilson, Sr., Founding Chair

Chuck Jacobus

Chuck Jacobus

Alex Jessett

Alex Jessett
Vice Chair


Stanford Alexander Center for Real Estate Advisory Board 2022-23
Drew Alexander, (retired) President & CEO, Weingarten Realty
Margaret Wallace Brown, Director, Planning & Development, City of Houston
Jamie Bryant, Chief Operating Officer, Midway
Jim Casey, Senior Managing Director. Trammell Crow Company
Mike Dishberger, President & CEO, Sandcastle Homes
Ray Driver, III, Managing Director, NorthMarq
Lane Enderby, Director, Altus Group
John Fenoglio, Executive VP, CBRE, Debt & Structured Finance
Edwin Friedrichs, Senior Principal, Walter P. Moore
John Hammond, President & CEO, Riverway Title
Chuck Jacobus, Attorney-at-Law
Alex Jessett, CFO, Camden
Rick Kight, Executive Vice President, Avera Companies
Praveen Kumar, Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs; Professor and Chair of Finance, C. T. Bauer College of Business
Mary Lawler, Executive Director, Avenue CDC
Paul Layne, Managing Principal, Layne Property Partners
Chris Lewis, Managing Principal, Lee & Associates | Houston
Gary Longbotham, Executive Vice President & CEO, J. Tyler Services
Edna Meyer-Nelson, Founder, President & CEO, The Richland Companies
John Mooz, Senior Managing Director, Hines
Ed Nwokedi, Chief Executive Officer, Red Swan CRE Marketplace
Bob Parker, (retired) Head of Global Real Estate and Environmental Risk Management, ExxonMobil
Paul A. Pavlou, Ph.D., Dean and Cullen Distinguished Chair, C. T. Bauer College of Business
Kevin Roberts, President, Transwestern
Blake Royal, Shareholder, BoyarMiller
Bruce Rutherford, International Director, Jones Lang LaSalle
Tenel Tayar, Managing Partner. Fifth Corner
Howard Tellepsen, Jr., Chairman & CEO, Tellepsen
Jason Tramonte, Principal, Tramonte + Johnson
Tim Waikem, Managing Director, JPMorgan Chase Bank
John Walsh, Board Member Emeritus
Welcome Wilson, Sr., Chairman, Welcome Group



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