Team

People are what turn dreams into reality.

OUR TEAM

We know this isn’t an individual sport. Bringing big ideas and grand visions to life takes a team of special individuals, people who are intelligent, passionate and diverse, working in unison to see our goals come to life.

 

Alex Elwood

CONTROLLER

Anisha Mandol

DIRECTOR OF FOOD & BEVERAGE

Barrett Johnston

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Bihang Li

STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Connie Satterwhite

CASH MANAGEMENT, AP/AR SPECIALIST

Elizabeth Brickey

MARKETING MANAGER

"Republic Property Group genuinely cares about making places where people can live better lives. I’m proud to be part of team that isn’t afraid to take the road less traveled and doesn’t make decisions simply based on profit."

Elizabeth Brickey is a marketing manager for Republic Property Group, specifically focused on the Walsh community in Fort Worth. She develops and executes a community-focused marketing plan that includes promotions, events, and marketing communications and drives business through awareness and advocacy. She also oversees social media, public relations, and agency marketing partners.

Before joining Republic, Brickey was a strategist for leading creative service agencies.

Originally from Austin, Brickey lives in Dallas with her husband. In her spare time, she’s an active member of her church.

Affiliations and Education

  • Bachelor of science in strategic communication, Texas Christian University

Jake Wagner

CO-CEO, PARTNER

"Our biggest asset at Republic Property Group is our people. It’s what truly sets our company apart from other lifestyle and development firms. It’s what makes me proud to lead this company."

Jake Wagner is a Co-CEO of Republic Property Group. As co-leaders, Jake and Tony Ruggeri work hand-in-hand to shape the vision for the company by driving high-level strategy, business planning and leadership development. In partnership with their leadership team, they have evolved their portfolio of businesses and projects to include homeowner’s association administration, hospitality management and technology services.

Together, they focus on ensuring the design and execution of places that provide meaningful impact to residents and the surrounding region.

During his tenure at Republic, Wagner’s active role in managing homebuilder relationships, acquisitions, government approvals, financing and project management has contributed to steady growth. In 2016, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) ranked Wagner on its list of Global 40 Under 40 Leaders, and he was recognized by DCEO magazine as the Single-Family Developer of the Year. This past year (2018) he was named one of the 500 most influential people in business by D Magazine.

Before rising the ranks at Republic Property Group, Wagner brokered land transactions throughout Texas at Landmark Interests and Trammell Crow Residential.

Wagner was born and raised in Dallas, and currently resides there with his wife and three children. In the local community, he serves on the Executive Committee Alumni Board for the St. Mark’s School of Texas.

Affiliations & Education

  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Minor in Business, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Vice Chair of Community Development Green Council, Urban Land Institute

Jorge Cruz

STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Justin Zubricki

CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

"What attracted me to the real estate industry was the opportunity to build a project that would catch people’s attention or a community that would positively impact people for years to come. At Republic Property Group, I get to do that."

Justin Zubricki is a construction manager for Republic Property Group. He ensures quality of development and oversees multiple construction projects for the company, including the Walsh development in Fort Worth.

Before joining Republic, Zubricki spent more than ten years at a respected construction management firm that specializes in office, residential, healthcare, and institutional projects.

Zubricki, born in New Hampshire, and his wife call North Texas home. Outside of work, he’s an avid CrossFitter.

Affiliations and Education

  • Bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Certified, Occupational Safety and Health Administration 40

Kelley Buckner

FIELD MARKETING SPECIALIST

Kristin Sherrill

FIELD MARKET SPECIALIST

Mark Kiker

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

"We put the right pieces together in any deal or development to create opportunity, make great places and provide value for all partners involved. Staying nimble and creative are key differentiators for Republic Property Group."

Mark Kiker is chief financial officer at Republic Property Group. As CFO, Kiker oversees operations, technology, HR, business planning, accounting, cash flow, financing, insurance and partnership agreements. He also leads Republic’s expert function in the creation and governance of special business districts.

Kiker has experience in the financing and operation of Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs), Public Improvement Districts (PIDs) and Fresh Water Supply Districts (FWSDs). In his tenure with Republic, Kiker has led the issuance of bonds, negotiations with civic entities and establishment of tax rates for multiple Republic communities.

He currently serves as the developer liaison to the Board of Directors at the Light Farms MUD. Light Farms is a Republic Property Group community.

Prior to joining Republic Property Group in 2005, Kiker managed tax and financial reporting for a special division of Goldman Sachs focused on real estate acquisitions.

An Oklahoma native, Kiker calls Flower Mound home today. He, his wife and two daughters are active with Feed the Hunger and at their local church, assisting each year in education, shelter development and empowerment outreach to villages in southern Belize.

Affiliations & Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting, The University of Oklahoma

Reagan Brown

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

"There’s a lot of respect for Republic Property Group among our partners in the real estate industry and with the people who call our communities home. It’s one of the biggest reasons why I decided to join the company."

Reagan Brown is a development associate for Republic Property Group. He works directly with the executive leadership team and plays an active role in financial modeling, acquisitions, research and development, zoning and entitlements, and investor relations.

Before joining Republic, Brown gained experience as a broker associate in the development industry.

Born in Midland, Brown now calls Dallas home. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, fly-fishing, bird hunting, and skiing.

Affiliations and Education

  • Bachelor of business administration in accounting and finance, Abilene Christian University
  • License holder, Texas Real Estate Commission

Seth Carpenter

VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT

"Our biggest accomplishment with any development is creating a neighborhood that people will love to call home for decades to come. It’s not just about the bottom line at Republic Property Group – we take a dutiful approach to partnering with quality homebuilders and designing and building top-notch amenities."

Seth Carpenter is the Vice President of Development for Republic Property Group. In his role, Carpenter oversees all construction activity and manages the quality of development for the 50-year-old private development company. His oversight includes the selection of contractors, partners and vendors for each community in which Republic builds. Currently, Carpenter leads construction efforts at the Walsh development in Fort Worth and the 1,070-acre Light Farms in Celina.

For nearly two decades, Carpenter honed his craft in the real estate industry with experience in commercial construction, retail development and project management. Before joining Republic, Carpenter worked on high-profile construction projects for some of the nation’s leading retail development firms.

A Fort Worth native, Carpenter lives in North Richland Hills with his wife and son. In his spare time, he trains alongside his wife and son for triathlons and enjoys fishing and hunting.

Shane Seabolt

PROJECT ENGINEER

"The level of care that Republic Property Group puts into planning their communities is second to none. There hasn’t been anything more exciting in my career than watching our communities develop and mature."

Shane Seabolt is a project engineer for Republic Property Group. He serves as the point person for working with engineering and architectural design teams and manages residential architectural oversight at Light Farms in Celina and Walsh in Fort Worth.

Before joining Republic, Seabolt worked as a land development civil engineer designing commercial sites and as a construction manager for a large commercial concrete subcontractor.

Born and raised in San Antonio, Seabolt now calls Fort Worth home. On the weekends, you’ll find him whitewater kayaking and taking trips to Texas State Parks.

Affiliations and Education

  • Bachelor of science in engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Engineer-in-Training, Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

Spencer Brown-Pearn

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Tocc Tang

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Tony Ruggeri

CO-CEO, PARTNER

"It is easy to meet demand with a satisfactory product. We take it a step further at Republic Property Group: We love inspiring best-in-class teams to develop places that people love to call home."

Tony Ruggeri is a Co-CEO of Republic Property Group. As co-leaders, Tony and Jake Wagner work hand-in-hand to shape the vision for the company by driving high-level strategy, business planning and leadership development. In partnership with their leadership team, they have evolved their portfolio of businesses and projects to include homeowner’s association administration, hospitality management and technology services.

Together, they focus on ensuring the design and execution of places that provide meaningful impact to residents and the surrounding region.

Since joining Republic Property Group in 2005, Ruggeri has played an integral role in all facets of development, including project vision development, experiential community programming and marketing strategy.

Ruggeri led the launch of a first-of-its-kind telehealth platform and a Makerspace for residents at Walsh in Fort Worth. Both amenities have become a prototype for other communities in Texas. In 2017, he was honored by the Dallas Business Journal in their annual “40 Under 40” awards program. This past year (2018) he was named one of the 500 most influential people in business by D Magazine.

Ruggeri started his career in real estate development at CB Richard Ellis (CBRE), where he specialized in retail leasing and tenant representation.

A native Dallasite, Ruggeri still resides in Dallas with his wife and four children. In the local community, he serves on the Board of Directors for North Texas Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).

Affiliations & Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Boston College
  • Board Member of Community Development Gold Council, Urban Land Institute

Travis Selcer

SENIOR BRAND STRATEGIST