Benefits That Last a Lifetime

Through the Associate Leadership Council (ALC), commercial real estate professionals come together over 10 months to attend leadership development programs and lunches, receive personalized training with a professional executive coaching firm and implement a community service project. The education, network and experience gained in this relatively shorttime frame has a tremendous positive effect on participants’ careers for years to come.

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ALC Class of 2019

Selection Criteria

Commercial real estate professionals between 27 and 37 years old may apply to ALC beginning each June. Applicants must be a current TREC member and only one candidate per company may apply for each year’s class. ALC classes consist of a diverse, inclusive and balanced selection of participants across industry specialization, corporate representation, gender and ethnicity. The program fee is $5,000 per class member.

Application Dates*

July 26, 2018 – Pre-Application Deadline
August 1, 2018 – 1st Open House, interested candidates
August 9, 2018 – Full Application Deadline
August 15, 2018 – 2nd Open House, applicants only
September 6, 2018 – Class Orientation & Chairman’s Reception
September 14-15, 2018 – Class Retreat

Program Dates*

October 12, 2018 – Dallas: Big Things Happen Here
November 2, 2018 –Economic Engine
December 7, 2018 – Community Investment
January 11, 2019 – Education
February 8, 2019 – Governance
March 8, 2019 – The Creative City
April 5, 2019 – Infrastructure
May 3, 2019 – Health of the City
June 7, 2019 – Leadership Development

*Dates are subject to change.



Jun. 20, 2018

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Class of 2019 Steering Committee

    John Riggins, Talley Riggins Construction Group
    Matt Ballard, CBRE
  • Jon Altschuler,  ALT+CO LLC
  • Kate Cavanaugh, Stewart Title
  • Marti DuBuisson, Corgan Associates, Inc.
  • Justin Goertz, Marvin F. Poer & Company
  • Josh Hedderich, Lexington Realty Trust
  • Emily Henry, Studio Outside
  • Stephanie Laughlin, Stantec
  • Anna Procter, Outside the Lines, Inc.
  • Kasey Ratliff, Winstead PC
  • Katy Slade, Mintwood Real Estate

ALC Class of 2018

CLASS CHAIR: John Riggins, Talley-Riggins Construction Group, LLC
  • Elias Bahar, Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Brad Barton, DPR Construction, Inc.
  • Caroline Binning, JLL
  • Chad Boyette, Tonti Properties
  • Taylor Clark, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Brett Clark, 42 Real Estate, LLC
  • Richmond Collinsworth, Bradford Companies
  • Caroline Compton, Corgan Associates, Inc
  • Kendall Coppedge, Invesco Real Estate
  • Greg Coutant, StreetLights Residential
  • Alexandra Cullins, CBRE
  • Steven Dimitt, Jackson Walker L.L.P.
  • Jay Dreiling, Beck Group
  • Sadie Fitzpatrick, Husch Blackwell LLP
  • Grant Grubich, Winstead PC
  • Stephanie Dona Herold, Todd Interests
  • Kellie Jasso, Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Allison Johnston, Gaedeke Group LLC
  • Scott Kirchhoff, Trammell Crow Company
  • Danielle Martin, Village Green Holdings
  • Chris Murphy, HFF
  • Sarah Ozanne, Stream Realty Partners
  • Audrey Schmeltz, Matthews Southwest
  • Ware Smith, Frost Bank
  • Ryan Stoll, MYCON General Contractors
  • Chase Stone, Cawley Partners
  • Robert Taylor, Thackeray Partners
  • Elizabeth Wattley, CitySquare
  • Jason Weeks, Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
  • Tyler Williams, Port Logistics Realty