Office

Jessica Ramirez, Director of HR & Payroll

As Wellington’s Human Resources and Payroll Director, Jessica is responsible for guiding and managing the overall provision of all Human Resources & Payroll services, policies, and programs for the entire company. Jessica has over six years of Human Resources experience with strong knowledge in recruitment, employee relations, leadership/employee development, training, compensation, benefits and workers’ compensation. In addition to the real estate industry, she has provided Human Resources services to manufacturing, healthcare, and leading global security companies.

Mary Jovicich, Senior Property Accountant

Mary joined Wellington Realty in May 2017 as a Senior Property Accountant bringing 20+ years of real estate accounting knowledge and leadership experience.  She has accounted for all types of commercial properties across the country, having previously worked for  Transwestern and most recently The Howard Hughes Corporation. Mary is responsible for oversight and leadership of the property accounting team. When not at work, Mary enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and going to the movies.

Carol Lugo, Accounts Payable Director

Carol joined Wellington in September 2015, bringing with her over ten years of experiences in the accounts payable field. She previously worked in the manufacturing industry as a Bookkeeper/Accounts Payable Manager. At Wellington, she is in charge of providing financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by receiving payments, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices for all the multi-family properties managed by Wellington. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her kids and family.

Miriam Serrano, Property Accountant

Miriam joined Wellington Realty in 2017 as the Property Accountant bringing with her a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas. Before deciding to go into real estate accounting at Wellington, she began her accounting career at an accounting firm where she developed and applied her skills in accounting. There she worked with small to mid-size businesses in various industries such as: construction, manufacturing, retail, restaurant, interior designing, and more. She has experience working on accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, individual, partnership, and corporate income tax filing. By learning how to analyze financials, she has the ability to detect any changes that were not frequently seen in the industries. Together with accountants and clients, she has the knowledge to facilitate processes by maintaining consistent communication. In her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball, soccer, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Deni Edington, Executive Assistant

Deni joined Wellington Realty in August 2017 as the full-time Executive Personal Assistant to David Shaffer, Managing Partner. Deni brings an Economics degree with a minor in business from Texas A&M University. Prior to joining Wellington Realty, Deni lived and attended school in Cambridge, England. In 2012, she moved to the US and started school at Texas A&M shortly thereafter. There she worked as a Market Research Analyst Intern at The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M where she performed extensive market research and analysis on real estate transactions in Texas. In this time, she also gained experience as an intern at Wellington Realty in Summer of 2016 and Winter of 2017. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.

Kaley Doan, Marketing Administrative Coordinator

Having joined Wellington Realty in September 2016 as the Marketing Administrative Coordinator, Kaley is responsible for creating, implementing, and maintaining the digital & print marketing collateral for Wellington Realty’s strategic marketing efforts. In addition, she maintains and manages Wellington’s commercial & multifamily property websites and social media accounts. Kaley brings 6+ years of experience in freelancing designs, illustrations and photography, and holds an Associates degree in Graphic Design from Collin College. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Brokerage

Caleb Jones, Associate

Experience/Professional History:

Caleb Jones joined Wellington Realty as a Brokerage Associate in 2015.  He leads business development, and property disposition for the investment sales team. These responsibilities include serving as a primary point of contact for both private and institutional clients, property tours, and contract negations. Caleb has closed over $20 million in commercial real estate transaction in his three years of experience.

Prior to joining Wellington Realty, Caleb began his career at Emerson Partners as the Land Acquisition Manager for the North Texas region. His experience in business development and negotiations made him a valuable asset to his clients.

Education:

Bachelor’s in Business Administration – Entrepreneurship – Baylor University

Professional Affiliations and Certificates:

Texas Real Estate Salesperson

North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR)

Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Leadership and Organizations:

Active member of All Saints Dallas Church

Tammy Shaffer, Associate

Experience/Professional History:

Prior to joining Wellington, Tammy was a successful teacher in DISD for nine years. She transitioned to her passion in commercial real estate in 2014 as a part-time data analyst and business development associate at Wellington Realty, and subsequently, joined the company full time as a Brokerage Associate. During her first year, she leased over 106,000 SF of space in the DFW MSA in Landlord and Tenant Representation with her team. Thereafter, she joined the investment sales team focusing on retail transactions.
With her perseverance and dedication towards excellence for her clients, she brings valuable skills and experience to her team at Wellington by saving and making her clients money through the service and knowledge needed to ensure optimal representation.

Education:

MA in Christian Education – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Arts Science in Psychology – Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Professional Affiliations and Certificates:

Texas Real Estate Salesperson

North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR)

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

CCIM Member

Leadership and Organizations:

Lee Park Conservancy Member

Dylan Smith, Associate

Experience/Professional History:

Dylan Smith was born and raised in Dallas and returned shortly after graduating from college to begin his professional career. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas where he also played rugby and became a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. Dylan joined Wellington Realty in 2016 and specializes in tenant representation and project leasing for both users and owners of office space in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Education:

Bachelor’s in History with a Business Minor – University of Kansas

Professional Affiliations and Certificates:

Texas Real Estate Salesperson (TREC)
North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR)
The Real Estate Council (TREC)
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Leadership and Organizations:

The Real Estate Council, Committee Member
Active Member of Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church
Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout

Brandon Johnson, Associate

Experience/Professional History:

Brandon Johnson joined Wellington Realty as a Brokerage Associate in 2017. His responsibilities include tenant representation, market analysis, prospecting, product research, lease negotiations, and project leasing for both users and owners in North Texas. Brandon is a Dallas-Fort Worth native who graduated from Baylor University where he acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and was a part of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, fishing, and being outdoors.
Prior to joining Wellington Realty, Brandon held an internship at Read King Commercial Real Estate in Houston, TX where he was a part of assisting the medical development team in finding and implementing free standing medical emergency units in the Houston and Bay area as well as conducting property analysis and research.
With a creative and entrepreneurial mindset, he provides clients and Wellington a competitive edge as he incessantly seeks to create value.

Education:

Bachelor’s in Business Administration-Finance – Baylor University

Professional Affiliations and Certificates:

Texas Real Estate Salesperson

Leadership and Organizations:

Active Member of Watermark Community Church

Will Hancock, Associate

Experience/Professional History:

Will is an innovative professional with years of progressive experience within the sales and finance industry and the skills to drive business growth, capitalize on new revenue potential, and manage all aspects of business operations. Expertise in leasing, pricing strategies, client relations, needs assessment, marketing, financial management, purchasing and sales.
Prior to joining Wellington Realty, Will completed his degree in Leadership and Development with an emphasis in Economics at Texas A&M University. While a student, he competed in the Collegiate Sales Competition hosted by the Mays Business School. He then began his real estate career at Myan Management doing marketing and leasing in the Bryan – College Station area. After moving back to Dallas, Will worked as the director of sales for AutoNation where he honed his skills in business development and negotiating. He spends most of his free time with his wife Abby. They spend time traveling the world and doing home improvement projects to their home in Frisco, Texas. When not spending time with her he is an avid fisherman who loves to fish Texas lakes, and take trips to Montana to practice his fly-fishing skills during the hot Texas summers.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Leadership & Development – Texas A&M University

Professional Affiliations and Certificates:

Texas Real Estate Salesperson

Leadership and Organizations:

Past President of the Elks Lodge #859

William Hubbard, Associate

Experience/Professional History:

William Hubbard joined Wellington Realty in 2017. He handles investment sales, market research, and transaction management for office properties in Texas. William is a Dallas native who graduated from Virginia Military Institute (VMI) with a bachelor’s degree in business and economics. At VMI, he conducted 4 years of training with United States Army department, was a member of the honors program, and possessed rank as a company academic representative.
Prior to joining Wellington Realty, William held positions with Vanguard Real Estate Advisors and Invesco where he was responsible for various tasks such as market research, transaction management, and product management. Outside of his career, William is a member of Toast Masters, various honor societies and volunteer organizations and enjoys reading, fishing, and hunting.

Education:

Bachelors in Business & Economics – Virginia Military Institute

Professional Affiliations and Certificates:

Texas Real Estate Salesperson

Member of Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Leadership and Organizations:

TNT Toast Masters
Active Member of Highland Park Presbyterian Church
Volunteer for West Dallas Community Church