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Bohannon Development Corporation Management Team

Tom Bohannon

President and Chief Executive Officer

Tom earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Lincoln Memorial University. Following graduation, he joined Eastman Kodak where he completed their management training program and worked two years in their business department. Tom began his real estate development career with Epoch Properties where he completed an intensive training program covering all aspects of development, construction, and property management. He served in several capacities at Epoch, a developer of multi-family projects in the Southern United States, including project manager, corporate vice president and partner. In 1980 Tom founded Bohannon Development Corporation.

Dan Dawes

Executive Vice President

Dan has a background in real estate and commercial finance. Dan was Senior Vice President at JPMorgan Chase Bank - El Paso and managed its Real Estate Banking Group. Other real estate financial experience consists of working on a variety of large office, commercial and residential property transactions with Wells Fargo Bank and Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank while based in California. Financial structures have included bonds, bank debt, syndicated loans, tax credits and equity participating notes. Dan joined Bohannon Development in 1999. His current responsibilities at Bohannon Development Corporation include handling development and financing activities, as well as overseeing other facets of business operations. Dan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from New Mexico State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at El Paso.

Sam Creighton

Senior Vice President

Sam received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Fort Lewis College and a Master of Science in Accounting Degree from Texas Tech University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Apartment Property Supervisor. Sam was a Senior Tax Manager with the international accounting firm of KPMG before joining Bohannon Development Corporation in 1994. Sam participates in development, financing, and property management activities of the company, in addition to overseeing corporate financial matters.

Matt Bohannon

Vice President

Matt worked at Bohannon Development in various capacities throughout high school and during the summers in college. He served as a general laborer and Project Foreman in the Construction division. Matt also worked as a Maintenance Technician and as a Leasing Agent in the Property management division. Upon earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from St. Edwards University in 2006, he joined Bohannon Development Corporation full time. Matt has planned and coordinated the process of upgrading several of the earlier properties in Bohannon Development’s portfolio. He was Assistant Superintendent in the Construction division. In 2012 Matt was named Vice President of Bohannon Development Corporation. Matt is an integral part of market research, site selection, feasibility analysis, equity sourcing, development processes, product design, sub-contract negotiations, and project-management for all new Bohannon Development ventures. He has served on the board of the El Paso Apartment Association.

Ben Bohannon

Vice President

Ben began working summers in Bohannon Development’s maintenance division and as a construction laborer. Ben joined the property management division in 2003 as a Leasing Agent, and then an Assistant Property Manager, earning the designations of National Apartment Leasing Professional and Certified Apartment Manager from the National Apartment Association. In 2006, he joined Madison Development Group and participated in condominium conversions as a Sales Consultant, and then Sales Manager, and was the highest-grossing salesman in the company. In 2008, Ben joined The Raintree Partners, LLC as an Asset Manager in San Juan, Puerto Rico with a team consulting a major Caribbean bank with their portfolio of real estate assets. In 2009, Ben returned to Bohannon Development, and worked on-site in the construction management of over 1,000 apartment units. In 2015, he was promoted to the Bohannon Development’s executive team. Ben currently works in the investor relations, construction, lease-up, property management, and business operations aspects of multi-family development. Ben has served on the City of El Paso Buildings & Standards Commission, and currently serves on the El Paso Apartment Association Government Affairs Committee and the City of El Paso Construction Board of Appeals.

Eric Zuloaga

Vice President

Eric is a third-generation builder. After graduation from Texas State Technical Institute with an Associate of Applied Science Building Construction Technology Degree, he started his career in the home building business. Eric then moved into commercial construction and land development. He was a certified Butler Builder and oversaw the construction of shopping centers, office buildings, churches, warehouses and several large single family and manufactured housing developments. Eric began his career with Bohannon Development Corporation as an estimator in 1987, and worked his way up to assistant superintendent, superintendent, project manager and Vice President. Eric oversees all of Bohannon Development Corporation's new construction.

Kristin M. Sizemore

Vice President

Kristin has over 30 years in Property Management holding positions both on-site and at a corporate level. Her experience in the apartment industry spans over several markets to include Texas, New Mexico, California, Colorado and Oklahoma. Kristin joined Bohannon Development Corporation in 2003. She has served in various positions and committees with the El Paso Apartment Association, Texas Apartment Association and National Apartment Association. She is a graduate of the 2017 NAA Leadership Lyceum. Kristin holds the Certified Apartment Manager, Certified Apartment Property Supervisor, Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician and Certified Apartment Supplier designations recognized by the National Apartment Association. She is the recipient of the 2014 Texas Apartment Association Rita Kirby Regional Manager of the Year award and the 2014 National Apartment Association Paragon Award for Designate of the Year.