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Bethany is a commercial real estate professional with legal experience. She translates her creative and innovative ideas across all service lines in this ever-changing industry. Bethany excels at providing excellent customer service to both her internal team and external clients. She delivers high-quality capital markets, tenant and landlord representation, and property marketing reports and presentations. She is highly organized and has a keen eye for details, ensuring a high standard of quality in everything she does.
As the primary project coordinator for the Colliers office in Houston, she supports a team of advisors who specialize in all property types including land, office, retail, industrial, healthcare, and investments. She works on projects from proposal stages to closing and strives to help her team exceed their clients’ needs and expectations.
Bethany earned both the Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC) and Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC) from Colliers University. CPMC and CPRC are the first and only accreditations for commercial real estate marketing and research professionals. It offers a professional development path to increase strategic and tactical expertise in marketing/research, knowledge of the industry and capabilities with commercial real estate tools.
Before Colliers, Bethany’s background consisted of reporting on commercial properties, property management projects, legal support, and consulting.
- Inbound Certified, HubSpot Academy
- Smartsheet Certified User, Smartsheet Academy
- Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC), Colliers University
- Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC), Colliers University
- Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Global Business Minor, University of Houston
- Global Business Scholar, Study Abroad Program – Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic, France
- Entrepreneurship Certificate, University of Houston
- Paralegal Certificate, University of Houston
Senior Vice President
Vaughan Ford joined Colliers in 2014. He began his real estate career in 1973 with Henry S. Miller Companies where he specialized in representing restaurants in their expansion plans. Over the past 46 years, Vaughan has consulted with many of Houston’s largest shopping center owners. Restaurant representation includes 20+ locations for Boston Market and 10 locations for Rudy’s Country Store BBQ Restaurant. As a retail investment specialist, Vaughan helps buyers and sellers maximize the value of retail properties whether single tenant or multi-tenant assets.
Kelly Hutchinson, Senior Associate at Colliers specializes in investment retail, land, and net lease properties in the Houston Metro area with a focus in the southeast Houston, Clear Lake / NASA and Galveston County areas, where she is recognized for her local market knowledge, transaction expertise and experience.
She leverages her competencies to assist individual owners, sellers, trusts and institutions in developing acquisition and exit strategies to maximize property value while overseeing all aspects of the transaction process
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Kelly joined Colliers in 2017 and prior to that was President of Commercial Houston Corporation, a Houston based brokerage she established in 1997 after returning to Houston from Southwest Florida where she worked in retail shopping center development and leasing in Naples and Fort Myers, Florida for Houston-based Heritage Development. Her real estate career began after college working as project coordinator for Houston office and retail center developers learning the business from the ground up.
With a 30-year, multi-disciplined background in commercial real estate, her background provides a diverse skill set that lays the foundation for effectiveness in assisting clients achieve their goals. She offers a wealth of transaction experience that includes a history of site selection and acquisition, land sales, investment property sales, tenant representation and leasing.
Senior Vice President
Mr. Beauchamp joined Colliers in July 2006, as an Associate specializing in Industrial and Land transactions. Brad focuses his attention on tenant representation, acquisitions and dispositions for industrial clients. His specific focus is the far East Houston Submarket and Port, as well as the Colliers Multi-Modal Service Group. Prior to joining Colliers, Brad received a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from South College of Law in Houston, Texas. Brad worked for a local Houston law firm, Tribble, Ross, and Wagner where he received extensive training in reviewing and negotiating contracts for the insurance industry. This skill set has carried over to help Brad serve his clients in real estate transactions.
Judy has more than 10 years of commercial real estate business development experience. She is a member of the Industrial and Land Group for Colliers. Her area of expertise includes contract/lease administration, developing and maintaining a staged marketing program for listing assignments, property listing pitches, website development, company events, press releases, brand exposure through social media programs, proposals and agreements, tenant/buyer site tour coordination, marketing initiatives, and tracking deals.
Throughout her career at Colliers, she has also worked in the Retail, Office, and Investment divisions.
Judy earned both the Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC) and Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC) from Colliers University. CPMC and CPRC are the first and only accreditations for commercial real estate marketing and research professionals. It offers a professional development path to increase strategic and tactical expertise in marketing/research, knowledge of the industry and capabilities with commercial real estate tools.
Prior to joining Colliers in 2005, Judy had five years of professional administrative experience specializing in patent law, production, and land administration departments for El Paso and Shell Oil Company.
Mr. Gibson joined Colliers as an associate in 2005 specializing in the areas of corporate representation and brokerage. With over fourteen years experience in commercial real estate, Mr. Gibson has completed hundreds of transactions including lease transactions, build to suit, design build, land acquisitions, building acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and partnership structures. His clients include institutional property owners, developers, service, distribution & manufacturing companies and high net worth individuals.
Prior to joining Colliers Mr. Gibson spent five years with KLA-Tencor where he worked as a Project/Sales Engineer responsible for generating and managing domestic and international sales activities of multi-million dollar semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
Prior to joining KLA-Tencor Mr. Gibson served in the US Navy from 1995 to 2000 as a Submarine Warfare Officer. During his service aboard the USS Archerfish Mr. Gibson acted as the ship’s Reactor Controls and Electrical Officer where he was responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of all nuclear reactor control, protective, and monitoring systems, in addition to all electrical generation and distribution equipment.
Upon completing his duties on the USS Archerfish Mr. Gibson was assigned to the USS Henry M. Jackson where he acted as the ship’s Main Propulsion Officer responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of all primary and secondary systems of a nuclear power plant including steam systems, seawater systems, chemistry, distilling plants, and lube oil.
Mr. Willis has worked with local developers to identify inner city industrial properties for redevelopment and has served as a tenant representative for multi-national companies looking to expand their distribution and manufacturing presence in Houston, the nation's fourth largest industrial market. He has completed more than 350 transactions in real estate totaling nearly $1 Billion in sales and lease values.
Prior to joining Colliers, Mr. Willis worked for Avison Young, a commercial real estate firm, representing clients in the buying, selling and leasing of real estate. Prior to his real estate brokerage career, he ran a successful small environmental services business that focused on industrial developments across Houston, implementing erosion control plans, landscape designs and installations for large institutional grade developers.
Senior Vice President
Beth Young is a real estate advisor to health systems, private and institutional investors, and users of medical facilities. She specializes in dispositions, acquisitions, marketing, asset valuation, contract negotiations, and leases of medical and investment properties.
Prior to joining Colliers, Beth was Vice President of the Investment Services Group of the former Grubb & Ellis Company where she specialized in the sale of investment properties including office, medical, retail and industrial buildings, and was a member of the Healthcare Practice Group. From 1996 to 2002, she served as Vice President of Corporate Services for The Staubach Company, now JLL.
Beth has served in numerous executive positions on the Boards of the Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter of CCIM, the National Board of the CCIM Institute, CREW, CoreNet Global, and the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce. In 2002, she was the first female to be elected President of the Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter of CCIM. In 2003, she was presented with the Presidents’ Cup Award, the international award for outstanding achievement and leadership by a chapter president. In 2003 and 2004 she was elected Regional Vice President of CCIM’s Region Four over Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
Beth is a Director of the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce and has served since 2011. She is the Chamber Liaison with the Texas Medical Center; and has been recognized and presented with many awards including the Chamber’s Volunteer of the Year, President’s Key Supporter Award, the first Role Model Award and the Committee Chair Award. Beth is a Trustee and Assistant Secretary on the Harris County Hospital District Foundation Board and is Chairman of the Small Grants Committee. She has also served on the boards of the American Heart Association and the War Against Drugs. In addition to being an industry speaker at conferences, she regularly writes healthcare property articles that have been published by GlobeSt.com, Knowledge Leader, the Houston Medical Journal, Texas Real Estate Business, REDNews, Commercial Investment Real Estate magazine for the CCIM Institute, CREW White Papers, the Houston Chronicle, and the RCA Report for the National Association of Realtors.