Central (North Texas)


Chad Jackson, Managing Director (North Texas)

Chad Jackson oversees all development, acquisition and construction operations for Alliance in the North Texas region with responsibility for the sourcing and execution of debt and equity financing for projects throughout Dallas and Fort Worth. During his tenure with Alliance, he has financed or developed in more than 4,500 apartment units and $720 million in total capitalization. Mr. Jackson was formerly with Behringer Harvard in Dallas, where he served as Vice President of Acquisitions for the office REIT and then the multifamily REIT for nearly nine years. During that period, he acquired or invested in more than 10.9 million square feet of Class A office product, 4,401 apartment units and $643 million in total capitalization. Mr. Jackson also held previous positions as a Relationship Manager for Wells Fargo’s Specialized Real Estate Group and a Credit Analyst for Colonial Bank. Mr. Jackson graduated from Southern Methodist University and is also a graduate of the Associate Leadership Council, a Dallas Real Estate Council program. He is a TREC member and a licensed real estate agent in the State of Texas.

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Mark Stewart, Regional CFO (North Texas/Southeast)

Mark Stewart is the Chief Financial Officer for the Southeast and the North Texas regions. In this role, he oversees the sourcing and execution of debt and equity financing for developments, in addition to fostering new and existing investor and lender relationships.  Prior to joining Alliance, Mr. Stewart was the director of investments for Batson-Cook Development Company with responsibility for growing the firm’s investment platform through strategic joint venture partnerships. Before that, he was the Chief Operating Officer with a regional development company.  Mr. Stewart earned his bachelor’s degree from Randolph Macon College and a Master of Business Administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Tom Brewer, Vice President of Construction (North Texas)

Tom Brewer oversees the construction and project management of new developments and rehabilitations for the North Texas division. He is responsible for all phases of construction activity, including estimation management, budget development and management, buy-out management, schedules and job-cost reports. Mr. Brewer also oversees all construction and project management staff. With more than 38 years of experience in the construction industry, Mr. Brewer has been involved in the construction of single-family, multifamily, and commercial projects. He has extensive experience with the multifamily construction process, including conceptual and pre-construction pricing and value engineering to provide the most cost-effective project within the desired budget. Mr. Brewer received his BBA from the University of Houston. He is a member of the National Builders Association and the Multifamily Builders Council, and is a Certified Green Professional (CGP), as recognized by the National Association of Home Builders.


Cynthia Miller, Regional Vice President of Operations (Central)

Cynthia Miller joined Alliance in 2006 as a Regional Manager in the Phoenix metro area. In her current role as Regional Vice President in Dallas, Ms. Miller supervises the management operations of Alliance’s owned and third-party properties across North Texas. She has more than 12 years of experience in the multifamily industry in Texas, Southern California and the Southwest, primarily with lease-ups, value-add rehabs, and Class A garden-style, mid- and high-rise asset types. She also has extensive experience in retail management, absorption analysis, interior design, acquisitions, dispositions, creating marketing and branding campaigns, developing budgets and overseeing associate development. Ms. Miller holds her Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) designation as recognized by the National Apartment Association.

Clark McLaughlin, Executive Director of Business Development (East)

As Executive Director of Business Development – East, Clark McLaughlin is responsible for Alliance’s overall expansion efforts across the eastern United States. Working with existing and future clients, Mr. McLaughlin identifies new management opportunities to grow Alliance’s third-party management platform.

Prior to joining Alliance , Mr. McLaughlin was the Vice President of Summit Equities LLC, a private-equity real estate investment firm based in New York. While working at Summit, he oversaw the asset and property management divisions for the company’s portfolio, comprised of class A retail and multifamily communities. Mr. McLaughlin holds a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University – Commerce, and a Bachelor of Science degree in public relations from The University of Texas at Austin. In addition, Mr. McLaughlin holds a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor designation through the National Apartment Association, and is currently obtaining his Certified Commercial Investment Member licensure from the CCIM Institute and his Certified Property Manager licensure from the Institute of Real Estate Management.