With more than 40 years of experience in leadership, sales and marketing, Abel Garcia is an accomplished, ethical and inspirational manager. His background includes hiring and building sales and marketing teams, with particular ability to equip and enable teams to meet and exceed objectives. Abel strives to consistently expand his responsibilities based on performance and continues to grow as a leader. His experience has led him to be a highly respected and trusted executive among management and subordinates alike.
Abel’s extensive training in sales growth and passion for marketing has built a platform to excel at Colliers Houston with responsibilities such as creating property briefs, marketing plans and advertising materials. He utilizes his strategic planning expertise by updating the annual business plan and is constantly communicating active property assignments with appropriate staff members.
- Responsible for growing education sector sales from $5MM to more than $11MM between 2002 to 2012, while maintaining the highest gross profits (75%+) in Apperson, Inc. history
- Extended the life and growth of a projected declining traditional product line by aggressively capturing market share from competition
- Bachelor of Science and Graphic Communication, California State Polytechnic University
Memberships & Involvements
- California Inland Empire District Export Council Member/Appointee by U.S. Secretary of Commerce
- Vistage Member
Principal & Director
Mr. Taetz offers more than 34 years of experience with Colliers with a strong focus on industrial multi-modal transactions spanning a broad range of logistics projects including raw land site selection, high volume warehousing, manufacturing, rail car storage–in-transit, and development of barge fleeting facilities.
Prior to joining Colliers in 1986, Mike was employed as a construction manager with Brown & Root and, thereafter with the Trammell Crow Company. His knowledge of supply chain related facilities has benefited a variety of clients with their site selection process, leading to his involvement in more than 400 transactions, valued at over one billion dollars. Mr. Taetz became a Principal in the Houston office of Colliers in 1997.