Our People

Linda McMahon

PRESIDENT & CEO
Linda McMahon

Linda knows both commercial real estate and Dallas well. With three decades in banking, including 15 years in community development, her strategic vision is just what the commercial real estate industry needs to drive the TREC’s initiatives. Linda attended the University of Texas at Austin where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Government. When she needs a break, Linda loves to spend time with her family, travel, attempt to play golf as well as explore art, music and dining places.

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Carla Brandt

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Carla Brandt

Carla isn’t intimidated by numbers or spreadsheets. She is the perfect person to oversee TREC’s accounting, budgeting, auditing process and reporting. Carla attended the University of North Texas where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in Finance. On the weekends, Carla can be found cheering on the Dallas Cowboys, decked out in Cowboy apparel with her four dogs sporting her favorite team’s jerseys right alongside her.

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EVENTS MANAGER
Marcia Ebaugh-Pallán

Being ever interested in meeting new people, fostering new connections, and creating memorable experiences, event management was a natural fit for Marcia. A graduate of Berry College in Rome, Georgia, with a Bachelor’s in French and Spanish, Marcia gained the bulk of her event experience working in financial institutions and arts organizations in New York City. She has worked for HSBC, Blackstone, Banque Transatlantique, and most recently Park Avenue Armory. Marcia is thrilled to align her event planning experience to the community building efforts of The Real Estate Council. When not planning TREC Foundation fundraising events, she can be found planning her next adventure abroad, exploring Dallas restaurants, and enjoying quality time with family.

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Christina Garcia

Without Christina, TREC’s office would be in disarray. Her masterful organizational skills and attention to detail help her manage day-to-day operations and support the President-CEO. Christina attended Arlington Career Institute where she earned a paralegal certification. When she’s not keeping the office running smoothly, Christina is active outdoors. You may find her running a 5k or pitching a tent at a campsite.

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LEADERSHIP AND PROGRAMS ASSOCIATE
Hannah Gregurek

Hannah strives to put the “VIP” in “TREC Leadership Development and Programs.” With a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Nevada State College and a professional background in VIP services, she has been an exciting collaborative force in helping TREC deliver dynamic leadership development programs and a membership experience unlike any other. Outside the office, Hannah is an outdoors enthusiast and self-described “travel junkie” thrilled to explore the Lone Star State, her new home.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MANAGER
Kelcey Hamilton

Kelcey’s passion for the community is evident in her drive and commitment. This combination helps Kelcey succeed in managing TREC Foundation’s initiatives, fund development efforts and volunteer management. Kelcey attended Southern Methodist University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in finance. When Kelcey isn’t busy giving back to our community, you’ll find her experimenting in the kitchen or dipping her toes in the water, preferably off the coast of Florida.

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Stephanie Keller-Hudiburg

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS & PARTNERSHIPS
Stephanie Keller Hudiburg

Stephanie’s ingenuity and strategic mind help her turn ideas into action. She builds partnerships to deliver rich programs full of relevant, in-depth content to TREC members and leads our public policy initiatives. Stephanie attended Boston College where she earned a bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Psychology and attended Georgetown University for her master’s degree in Public Policy. When she’s not exploring travel spots off the beaten path in Texas, Stephanie can be found active in the outdoor world or satisfying her foodie side cooking with her husband.

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COMMUNITY FUND ASSOCIATE
Kawanise Mims

A graduate of the University of North Texas. She’s had the pleasure to build incredible relationships with community members, corporate representatives, and non-profits across the City of Dallas. Kawanise has a passion for evolving communities, and working alongside donors, and community representatives to make sure residents are proud of their community. Kawanise is also a 2016 graduate of Leadership Southwest, a distinguished program designed for the development of tomorrow’s leaders. She received in-debt exposure to critical issues facing the Southwest sector of Dallas. Outside of work, Kawanise likes to spend time in Florida, watching her favorite sports teams, and spending quality time with family.

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Holland Morris

VICE PRESIDENT – LEADERSHIP & CULTURE
Holland Morris

Holland’s love of learning and longstanding interest in helping others realize their potential in leadership culminate in her role at TREC where she oversees the leadership development activities, including the Associate Leadership Council (ALC), the Leadership Alumni, the Mentorship Program and Executive Leadership Council (ELC). Holland also manages TREC’s internal approach to culture. She attended Mount Mercy University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English. On the weekends, Holland enjoys plotting her next hiking trip, training for an occasional RunDisney race or scouting out a new favorite brunch spot.

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DIRECTOR OF TREC COMMUNITY FUND 
Maggie J. Parker

Maggie believes community-orientated real estate development drives economic prosperity. To spur growth in her hometown, she returned to Dallas to manage loans for TREC Community Fund. Maggie attended Washington University in St. Louis where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies and attended the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill for her master’s degrees in Public Administration and City & Regional Planning. When she’s not at TREC, Maggie loves dining at ethnic food restaurants and catching a live music or performing arts show.

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MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
Bill San Antonio

Bill has worn many hats in the communications field in his career, and he’ll undoubtedly wear many others as TREC’s marketing and communications coordinator. A graduate of St. John’s University in New York City, Bill began his career as a newspaper reporter and editor before moving to Texas and diving into the marketing world. A natural storyteller, Bill loves all things sports and entertainment. And before you ask — no, he has not (yet) been to San Antonio.

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Amy Stovall

DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP & ENGAGEMENT
Amy Stovall

Optimism, thoughtfulness and a pragmatic approach are Amy’s trademarks to building relationships with members. Amy constantly strives to develop and execute innovative strategies to recruit and maintain TREC’s membership. Amy attended Southern Methodist University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communication and Public Affairs and her master’s of Liberal Studies in Communications. Outside of the office, Amy is described as a gracious host and avid HGTV viewer. Her dream is to battle in the culinary game show, Iron Chef.

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MEMBER SERVICES ASSOCIATE
Ashley Thompson

Ashley has an instinct for what our members need. She is an exceptional resource for professionals looking to join us and members looking to engage. Ashley is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. When Ashley isn’t busy meeting our members’ needs, she’s tending to her foodie side and exploring new restaurants, channeling Beyonce while practicing for Karaoke or taking on a new adventure fishing with her husband and two children.

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DATABASE/FINANCIAL MANAGER
Nebiat Wodere

Nebiat has a way with numbers and data. His attention to detail guarantees the accuracy of our daily accounting and our data’s integrity. Nebiat attended Oxford Brookes University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting. When he’s not crunching numbers, Nebiat enjoys scoring a goal on the soccer field, lacing up his tennis shoes for a run or planning out his round trip across Europe.

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Mekdes Y Yea

ACCOUNTING MANAGER
Mekdes Yae

Mekdes has a natural knack for numbers and organizing data. Her left-brain thinking ensures the accuracy of our daily accounting and financial database. She attended the University of Colorado where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting. When she’s not at the office, Mekdes can be found relaxing and recharging on the couch viewing newly released movies, which she can watch in any of the three languages she speaks.

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