Dallas Leadership Team

Brad Brown

Brad Brown

Brad Brown is the Business Development Manager for FMGI, Inc., joining their team in 2020 bringing over 20 years of Retail Construction experience to the table.  His background includes ground-up construction, remodels, disaster recovery, process development, and team development in the US and Mexico.

Brad started his construction career at Home Depot where he worked for 20 years, from there he joined JLL working on several programs including the Garden Ridge to At Home rebranding.  At Home Stores brought him on staff as the Senior Director of Design & Construction where he and his team tripled their store count.

Brad is passionate about putting smiles on the faces of children and those with special needs.  He attends events across the nation “in character” to spread those smiles around.



Cara Luman is co-owner and Sr. VP of Sales for Tier One Technology, LLC., in Dallas, TX. She has many years of experience in Sales and Business Development. She has over 9 years of experience in the Low Voltage and Security Industry.

Tier One Technology, LLC. Is a locally owned Security Integration Company that provides services such as designing, installing, and maintaining access control systems, video surveillance systems, and other security-related technologies which are crucial for enhancing the safety and security of various establishments including commercial properties, office spaces, medical facilities, warehouses, industrial sites, schools, universities, churches, and many more.

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Chris Nieto is a Sales Executive for Vari and brings over 25+ years of Retail, Construction and Office experience. Vari can create the spaces you need where you need them. Whether you need workstations that boost productivity, private offices for focused work, meeting areas, WFH and casual seating for collaboration, their collection covers it all.

Chris is passionate about being a people connector and bringing people together to increase awareness for individuals and companies for positive growth. He is the eternal optimist and ambassador of “Good Vibes Only.”

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Jason Hanlin is an owner of Budget Blinds of Addison & Carrollton, with over 20+ years of Retail, Construction, Building Products, and Commercial Real Estate Development experience, in sales, sales management, and project management. He grew up in construction, through the success and impact his late father had in the construction industry nationwide.

Budget Blinds is a Women Owned Small Business, a locally and independently owned and operated franchise, with a primary focus in commercial, multi-family, and residential applications. Budget Blinds is your one-stop-shop to all window coverings and window treatments, from consultation to installation of custom blinds, shades, shutters, drapery, motorization, & window covering automation.

Jason’s ambition is to make a positive impact on everyone he meets. He is a strong believer in that he will become successful, as he helps others become successful. He wants to create a lasting legacy for his family.

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Michelle Botzau is an Account Executive for Phoenix OTS, an office technology company specializing in Low Voltage Structured Cabling as well as Sound Masking for speech privacy. Michelle’s top priority is assessing client needs and identifying solutions. Business Development for Phoenix OTS requires pivoting tasks such as new project kickoff meetings, communicating between customers and internal personnel on current projects, and visiting completed projects to assure each client’s expectations are exceeded.  

Connecting with clients, vendors, or sharing the CCC Dallas events with new acquaintances is what Michelle enjoys most in her role as Account Executive with Phoenix OTS. Michelle’s persistent engagement with diverse networking groups increases her personal connections and builds relationships which result in strategic partnerships to increase company revenue. Michelle joined IFMA’s DFW Chapter and is the Co-Chairperson for the Community Services Committee as well as Committee Member for the Golf Tournament.