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. 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.

 

Davis Wells

Associate

Davis is a 2019 graduate of Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Business

Administration in Finance from the Cox School of Business. He initially joined Oaxaca in the fall of his senior year, and upon graduation, was hired as an Associate. At Oaxaca, Davis works on the development process, asset management, and internal operations. While at SMU, he was actively involved in leadership positions within campus organizations, worked as an Orientation Leader, and studied abroad while working in Dublin, Ireland in accounting. Davis enjoys staying involved at Highland Park United Methodist Church, working with Dallas social ventures, and snowboarding every winter.

 

Jack Campbell

Associate

Jack oversees the leasing and marketing aspects of Oaxaca’s retail portfolio. Prior to joining Oaxaca in February of 2018, Jack worked for a multifamily developer specializing in HUD financed affordable housing across the Southern United States. Jack, a Dallas native, attended Highland Park High School and is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Molecular Biology. While in college he served as the captain of A&M’s lacrosse team as well as the Philanthropy Chair for his fraternity, Kappa Alpha Order. Jack is active in the community, frequently volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and the North Texas Food Bank. He coaches for the Dallas Deuces lacrosse club and is a mission trip group leader through Highland Park United Methodist Church. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and is currently pursuing his Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) Salesman license.

 

Amanda Hawkins

Financial Analyst/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.

 

Russell Turman

Director of Operations

Prior to joining Oaxaca in July of 2018, Russell worked as Acquisitions Manager for Hartman Income REIT, a public non-traded REIT that specializes in value-add commercial properties in Texas.  During his time there, Russell oversaw the acquisition of over $225m in properties across multiple markets and product types.  He also has experience as an investment sales broker and as an Asset Manager with Wells Fargo.  Russell graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing.  He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).  He is a member of The Village Church and has been actively involved with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as SmileTrain.   

 

Jamie Laws

Controller

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.

Andrew Tomsovic

Financial Intern

Andrew is currently a senior at Southern Methodist University, majoring in Finance from the Cox School of Business. Prior to joining Oaxaca part-time, he spent the summer working for an investment bank in New York.