Brent Jackson

Founder & President

As Founder & President, Brent has over 20 years of experience in Development, Leasing and Project Management. Prior to forming Oaxaca in 2007, Brent worked at P.O’B. Montgomery & Co. with roles in Acquisition and Development focusing on Western US markets. Additionally, he served as asset manager for 73 Albertson’s in Texas and New Mexico, where he helped determine whether to keep, break up and lease, renegotiate the underlying terms or simply dispose of the asset. Before joining P.O’B., Brent was Vice President at Swearingen Realty Group, LLC in Dallas. While at Swearingen, he negotiated land acquisitions and complex long-term leases, completed build-to-suits and developed relationships with a wide spectrum of tenants (national, regional and local). As a Dallas native, Brent graduated from the St. Mark’s School of Texas and earned both his Bachelor of Fine Arts and Masters of Business Administration degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. In 2018, Brent began serving on the Advisory Board for Origin Bank, a regional bank with over 40 locations throughout Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Brent works in Dallas’ Urban Core (Oak Cliff) where he has served on the Boards of both the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce and the West Dallas Chamber of Commerce.


Eduardo Santos-Burgoa

Director of Operations


Bio coming soon!

Jamie Laws


As Controller, Jamie is the chief accounting officer and heads the accounting department. Jamie has 20 years of varied experience in accounting, including public accounting, small business owner, real estate investment and management, and also served as a Visiting Lecturer at TCU.  Prior to joining Oaxaca in February 2019, Jamie was Controller at TreeHouse. Jamie graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Masters of Science in Accountancy.  She is also a Certified Public Account licensed in the state of Texas.


Amanda Hawkins

Senior Accountant

Amanda joined Oaxaca’s accounting team in November 2018. After graduating with a degree in Marketing from Texas Tech University, she received her Masters of Accountancy from the University of Texas – Dallas. Prior to joining Oaxaca, she worked on the education and accounting teams for an Irving-based company in the insurance industry. She is actively involved with a local animal rescue organization and fosters the occasional litter of kittens.