Dec. 15, 2020 by TREC Staff

The Associate Leadership Council Class of 2020: ‘Virtually’ the Best Class Ever (Video)

Coronavirus was no match for the Associate Leadership Council Class of 2020! Although the pandemic halted in-person TREC meetings and events for most of the year, the ALC class completed its leadership development training (mostly virtually), broke fundraising records, and constructed the Southpoint Community Market in the Forest District as part of the Dallas Catalyst Project.

“Once we hit about June, there were so many built-in excuses to walk away or be frustrated with the experience and they just, frankly, didn’t do that,” said Matt Ballard of CBRE, the Class of 2020 Chair. “The biggest compliment that I can give them is that they continued to show up with a smile on their face and participate in the face of a class that didn’t go the way they planned.”

Despite the pandemic, ALC class members raised $98,400 in support of TREC Foundation during the program’s annual FightNight raffle fundraiser, with Matt Goyne setting a new individual record with $35,750.

The Southpoint Community Market, which is owned and operated by DCP partner organization Cornerstone Baptist Church, will serve a known food desert by providing the Forest District community with access to fresh food and basic household items as well as free Wi-Fi. The market is expected to open in early 2021.

You can watch a video highlighting the ALC Class of 2020 below.

Congratulations to the Associate Leadership Council Class of 2020!

Brandon Avedikian, Holt Lunsford Commercial
Eliza Bachhuber, CBRE
Beth Bankston, Wells Fargo Bank
Cody Canafax, JPMorgan
Clare Carona, Gensler
Brooke Donnelly, Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr P.C.
David Eseke, Cushman & Wakefield
Eric Fleps, ARCO/Murray Design Build
Mike Galindo, Glover Group Inc.
Matt Goyne, Compatriot Capital, Inc.
Beth Groen, DLR Group/Staffelbach
Paul Howell
Alex Lane, Commerce Bank
Caroline Leary, Peloton Commercial Real Estate
Parker McCormack, JLL
Macki McKim, Cushman & Wakefield
Benton Payne, 42 Real Estate, LLC
Jacob Price, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Nick Rahman, ZOM Living
Emily Ronck, Corgan
Jenny Schreiner, Altschuler and Company
Karch Schreiner, Hillwood Urban
W.B. Scoggin, Foundry Commercial
Lee Small, MBL Title
Jordan Snyder, Bank OZK
Kristi Waddell, Cawley Partners
Roger Waggoner, Deloitte.
Will Winkelmann, Winkelmann & Associates
Kurt Wobler, Thackeray Partners
Shan Zaidi, Venture Fuel Partners

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