Advisory Board

The Advisory Committee serves as the local leadership for the Urban Land Institute District Council of North Texas and is made up of a diverse group of leading real estate and land use professionals who volunteer their time to build a strong North Texas presence of ULI.

Advisory Board

Role of Advisory Board Members

  • Communicates with members regarding all District Council activities.
  • Encourages broad, diverse participation in all District Council’s activities.
  • Ensures sufficient funds are raised to meet the District Council’s budget.
  • Ensures responsible management of the budget.
  • Serves as the representatives of ULI North Texas to the greater public.
  • Conducts outreach to and convening of the larger Baltimore community to enhance awareness of ULI and to fulfill its mission.
  • Provides research and policy information on important land use issues.

Advisory Board Members 2018


Robert Acuña-Pilgrim
Management Committee, Chair for Mission Advancement
TBG Partners


Howard Altshuler
Standish Management


Sue Ansel
Multifamily Council Co-Chair


Phillip Bankhead
UrbanPlan Chair
Northmarq Capital


Mark Bartlett
Impact Award Committee Chair
Wood Works


Embree Bedsole
Hotel Development Council Co-Chair
Alvarez and Marshal


Paul Bennett
Management Committee Vice Chair
Granite Properties


Lucy Billingsley
National Trustee
Billingsley Company


Brian Bischoff
Programs Chair
Chief Partners LP


Andrew Blake
Small Scale Development Council Co-Chair
Presidio Interests


Peter Braster
Membership Co-Chair
City of Plano


John Brownlee
ULI North Texas Chair


Larry Byars
Mixed Use Council Co-Chair


Justin Christ
Young Leaders Chair


Richard Coe
Commercial Retail Council Co-Chair
Fidelis Realty Partners


Lawrence Corson
Community Development Council Co-Chair
Wilbow USA


Jeff Courtwright
Multifamily Council Co-Chair
Lincoln Property Company


Jim Curtin
Industrial Office Product Council Co-Chair


Jeff Davis
Sponsor Representative
Republic Title of Texas


Betsy Del Monte
UrbanPlan Instructor
Transform Global


Mark Drumm
Community Development Council Co-Chair
Regent Park Advisors


Marsha Getto-Aikens
Impact Award Committee Co-Chair


Timothy Glass
Las Colinas Association


Josh Goad
Building Industry Leaders Chair
Hillwood Properties


Chris Guice
North Texas NEXT Chair
Austin Commercial


Mary Hager
Management Committee Vice Chair, National Trustee
Thackeray Partners


Jim Harris
Sponsor Representative
James R. Harris Partners


Michael Jackson
Governance Chair


Leander Johnson
North Texas NEXT Co-Chair
Boxer Properties


Alexis Kanter
University Liaison, Impact Award Committee Co-Chair
Realty Tax Consultants


Drew Kile
Multifamily Council Chair
Institutional Property Advisors


David Leininger
Transit Oriented Development Council Chair


Travis Leissner
Health, Wellness, & Life Sciences Co-Chair
Hoefer Wysocki


Tommy Mann
Sponsor Representative
Winstead PC


Lynne Meers
Health, Wellness, & Life Sciences Co-Chair
MEDCO Construction


Sean Miller
Membership Chair
Red Tail Acquisitions


Aimee Morgan


Krystle Nelinson
Transit Oriented Development Council Co-Chair
City of Carrollton


Carl Pankratz
Center for Leadership Chair
Northmarq Capital


Nathan Parrott
Sponsor Representative


Murl Richardson
Industrial Office Product Council Co-Chair
Preferred Real Estate Investment, Inc.


Jared Rooker
Communications Committee Chair
Prescient Co.


Paris Rutherford
Mixed Use Council Chair
Catalyst Urban Development


Mark Seiley
Hotel Development Council Chair


Paige Shipp
Community Development Council Chair


Rebecca Tudor
Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Chair
Twinrose Investments


Kevin Wallace
Small Scale Development Council Co-Chair
TGS Architects


John Walsh
Governance Committee


Dana Walters
Counselor to Local Product Councils


David Watson
Commercial Retail Council Chair
Direct Development


Monty Watson
Community Development Council Co-Chair
The Watson Firm


JJ Williams
Center for Leadership Alumni Chair
Prescient Co.


John Wilson
Sponsor Representative
Republic Title of Texas


Lance Wright
Management Committee Vice Chair
ACORE Capital