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Stream Celebrates Milestone Employee Anniversaries With A Look Back, Look Ahead

We recognize that the key to our success lies in our people. That’s why, at the beginning of each month, we will take some extra time to celebrate our high-caliber professionals who mark milestone anniversaries while incessantly striving to win for our clients and associates.

The commercial real estate landscape is constantly changing, and these colleagues have seen it all during their tenure here. We asked some of them to share their thoughts on who has had the most significant impact on them, what their proudest accomplishment has been, how Stream has changed over the years, and what they are looking forward to in the next five years.

Here are some of their responses:

December 2022

Molly Robottom, Senior Vice President of Recruiting, Dallas, 10 Years

What has been your proudest individual accomplishment at Stream so far and why?

I am most proud of my team. My colleagues are motivated, fun, and dedicated to making an impact on the business.                 

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?

We have tripled the employee count and doubled in Stream markets.  The exponential growth has brought change, but the core of the company remains the same.   

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I like to spend as much time as possible with my husband, three children, and labradoodle.  This typically involves sports, crafts, errands, and time outdoors.     


Mustafa Ali, Portfolio Manager – Investments, Dallas, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Adam Jackson. He has mentored me and enabled me to be an integral part of our Investment Platform. He is also a great role model on how to prioritize and balance faith, family, and work.

What has been your proudest individual accomplishment at Stream so far and why?

My increased role on our investment platform. There is fulfilment in knowing that my effort has a meaningful impact on Stream and our partners.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

Spending time with my wife and daughter. I enjoy traveling internationally and exploring history and culture.


Clara Lopez, Property Manager, Houston, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Christina Cruz. She is a great mentor and teacher. Her support and advice have helped me reach where I am today.

What has been your proudest individual accomplishment at Stream so far and why?  

Being promoted to Property Manager. I am very grateful Stream has given me the opportunity to grow professionally.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

Love spending time with family.


Kristy Billings, Property Administrator, Dallas, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Liz Sheff.  The way she made employees at all levels feel appreciated was exemplary. 

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?

We’ve grown so fast!  I’m on my seventh desk.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

Spending time with my husband and sons.


Harrison De Boer, Lead Critical Engineering Technician, Stream Data Centers, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Don Rud, who has retired. He was very helpful in learning to troubleshoot equipment and fix issues.

What are you looking forward to in the next 5 years at Stream?

I always enjoy seeing new data centers being built, especially when they are in a new market.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I enjoy making improvements on my house, going to distilleries, and travel.


Mattie E. Divin, Assistant Property Manager, Houston, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Phoebe Gregg. She has raised my confidence in what I do and has provided challenges to me to help me grow. She is always willing to spend one on one time with me to explain a process.

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?

Every month there is a new training opportunity, and the daily communication from Stream Houston corporate has really made the satellite offices feel like more of a team.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I enjoy crafting and spending time with my husband and two kids watching movies, fishing, hunting, and attending concerts.


November 2022

Monica Trevino, Property Manager, Houston, 10 Years

What has been your proudest individual accomplishment at Stream so far and why?  

Being promoted to Property Manager. I started as an Administrator and truly didn’t believe I would get here.

What are you looking forward to in the next 5 years at Stream?  

Looking forward to all the positive changes and Stream’s continued success.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?  

Enjoying the grandbaby and traveling to new places.


Justin Tillinghast, Assistant Controller, Dallas, 10 Years

What has been your proudest individual accomplishment at Stream so far and why?  

Maintaining the accounting standards while helping train new-to-Stream property management teams on 515 Congress in Austin.  

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?

Not only has accounting quadrupled in size, but we have at least doubled the number of cities we are in.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

Besides spending time with my family, I love mountain biking and riding my road bike. I’ve done countless mountain bike races and completed three half Ironmans.


Felipe Sosa, Maintenance Technician, Houston, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?    

Lupe Frias. He’s knowledgeable, confident in his work, and gets the job done. He pushes me to be great.

 How has Stream changed since you arrived here?

It has grown significantly in properties and team members. And the logo has changed.

What do you like to do when you’re NOT working?

Work, eat, and work out.


Charlie Smiroldo, Managing Director, Washington, D.C., 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Adam Jackson. He has not only empowered me but also continues to challenge me on my future impact on the company and our investment platform. 

What has been your proudest individual accomplishment at Stream so far and why?     

The delivery of our 1771 N St. development project. I have been involved since the inception and acquisition of this asset, which also aligns with my start at Stream.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I love to spend time with my family and go to sporting events.


Michael Ly, Senior Property Accountant, Dallas, 5 Years        

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Sha Alexander.  Her patience and knowledgeable leadership were instrumental in building me into the accountant I am today.

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?

The accounting department has continued to grow exponentially since I arrived. It astonishes me how much it’s grown.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

When I am not spending time with my wife and three dogs, I’m trying to figure out new road trips to go on. I also read and play video games.


Edward Starr, Assistant Controller, Dallas, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Amanda Dierks. Her faith in me allowed me to have continued success since I started on her team.

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?

The accounting department has grown a lot since I started. I appreciate Stream’s continued efforts to find opportunities to bring the teams together.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I am a full-time chauffeur for my family.


October 2022

Sha Alexander, Controller, Dallas, 10 Years

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?   

When I started 10 years ago, the accounting department had about 40 accountants and now there are about 140.

What are you looking forward to in the next five years at Stream?   

As Stream continues to grow, I look forward to my growth as a leader by motivating, coaching, and inspiring my team.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

Spending time with family.


Alison Seaton, Critical Facilities Manager, Chaska, Minnesota, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why? 

Mark Eilers. Over the years, Mark has taught me different aspects of data centers and its equipment such as troubleshooting. Mark also wrote my recommendation letter when I applied to my graduate program for a master’s degree.

What has been your proudest individual accomplishment at Stream so far and why? 

Transitioning to MN1 and the work our team has accomplished. We’re still working to develop the facility to reflect the expectations of Stream.

What do you like to do when you’re not working? 

My son is heavily involved in sports and clubs, so we keep fairly busy with those activities. I also like to spend time on the lake, fishing, hunting, traveling, and playing board games. My husband and I are Navy veterans, so we spend quite a bit of our free time working with a local nonprofit veteran group. 


Samantha Smith, Vice President, Atlanta, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?     

Kim Morgan. Kim challenges me to be a better version of myself. She supports any projects and initiatives I come up with for the Atlanta office and provides me with the freedom to run with those projects and bring value to the team. 

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?   

The first year I was here, the Atlanta property management team oversaw 69 properties. We now have more than 120. The investment in our technology also has increased our skills and abilities.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?   

My husband and I spend a lot of time on the weekends going to the movies. Since we have become empty-nesters, we also like to travel. 


September 2022

Tim Terrell, Executive Vice President and Partner, Dallas, 25 Years

What has been your proudest individual accomplishment at Stream so far and why?

Participating in 60+ transactions exceeding 50,000 rentable square feet and getting quoted in the Wall Street Journal.

What are you looking forward to in the next five years at Stream?

I look forward to playing a small role in the continued success of Stream.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I spend a ton of time with my incredible family. Watching my 2-year-old granddaughter blossom is joyful beyond comprehension.  Golf, fishing, and anything Texas Tech-related follow suit. 


Michael T. Kent, Executive Vice President, San Antonio, 10 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Allan Young.  From the beginning of my career at Stream until today, Allan has led by example and shown me that hard work, combined with creativity, puts you in a position to succeed. 

 What has been your proudest individual accomplishment at Stream so far and why?

After many years of hard work and finding creative ways to get deals done, I was promoted to Executive Vice President, which was the first time the San Antonio office has had that title.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

Spending time with my wife and two boys. I love to hunt and fish. Hanging out on the Guadalupe River with family and friends is my happy place.     


Chante Douglas, Assistant Property Manager, Charlotte, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Kimberly Loflin. She is has been in the business for decades and has taught me how Property Management has evolved through the years.  Her guidance and support have helped me manage properties.

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?

Our staff has more than doubled in the last five years.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I enjoy cooking, trying new restaurants, reading, and fishing.


Carlos Whitsett, Assistant Operations Manager, Atlanta, 5 Years

What has been your proudest individual accomplishment at Stream so far and why?

Gaining the ability to remain flexible during changes and the mindfulness to be open to the possibility of the unknown.

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?

I’ve seen the team grow in both number and expertise. It’s been a joy to see the number of opportunities multiply over the years.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I really enjoy cooking and spending time hiking and camping in addition to traveling.


Katie Smith, Senior Graphic Designer, Houston, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Although I do not work within Property Management, Laura Harvey has been my biggest cheerleader since day one! Her positivity is contagious.

What has been your proudest individual accomplishment at Stream so far and why?

The conceptual development of the Empire West brand and all corresponding marketing assets. Like the scale of the industrial development itself, the marketing needs were huge and included many creative firsts. 

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I recently purchased a cute little 1950s home and am renovating it top to bottom.


August 2022

Bryan Montgomery, IT Help Desk Manager, Dallas, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Professional in suit and tieScott Haney. Since he joined Stream, he has been crucial in my education and development. He has given me the tools I need to succeed and continued to provide valuable guidance.

What has been your proudest accomplishment at Stream so far and why?

Being promoted to Help Desk Manager. I have always cherished serving on the help desk team. It is exciting knowing that I can bring new ideas to improve our processes and help our technicians provide the best support to our users.

What are you looking forward to in the next five years at Stream?

I’m excited to see what IT can do to help Stream use the latest technology to utilize automation, collaborative tools, and above all else, provide amazing customer support!

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I’m with my family. They are my world and give me the strength to be better, challenge myself, and work harder!


Tyler Reed, Managing Director, Denver, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Professional in suit and tieCannon Green. From my first month at Stream, Cannon has taught me so much about the development process and managing people.

What has been your proudest accomplishment at Stream so far and why?

Building a team of incredible people in Denver. Hiring smart and talented people has made me a better professional and better person.

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?

The number of Stream team members has nearly doubled since I started. The pool of talent at Stream has never been stronger.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I’m a golf geek and love to travel to new places.


Peter Beugg, Managing Director, Denver, 5 Years

What has been your proudest accomplishment at Stream so far and why?

Professional in suit and tieWe have more than tripled our listings to over 6 million square feet.

How has Stream changed since you arrived here?

Prior to joining Stream, the firm didn’t have an industrial presence in Denver.  We have grown our industrial team to be a market leader. 

What are you looking forward to in the next five years at Stream?

I’m looking forward to another five-year run on industrial.  

What do you like to do when you’re not working? 

Most things outdoors–skiing, fishing, mountain biking, pickleball, golf, and hiking. I also enjoy playing the piano and seeing live music.

 


Tiffany Garcia, Property Manager, San Antonio, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Carolyn Hinchey Shaw. She exemplifies Stream’s four core values and is a strong woman who I highly admire.

What has been your proudest accomplishment at Stream so far and why?

The growth in my role as a leader. Great leadership is necessary when promoting teamwork.

What are you looking forward to in the next five years at Stream?

I came into Stream five years ago, new to the industry, as an administrator and have worked extremely hard to move up to property manager. My hope is to make Senior Property Manager and continue to help my team grow and learn.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

I enjoy spending time with my three daughters, family, and friends. With the right company, every moment is fun and memorable.


Mike Welch, Building Operations Supervisor, Atlanta, 5 Years

During your tenure at Stream, who has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Professional in collared shirtJeff Causey for all the support he has given me.

What has been your proudest accomplishment at Stream so far and why?

Being promoted to Operations Manager.

What are you looking forward to in the next five years at Stream?

To see how the company grows.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?

Watch the Georgia Bulldogs play.

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