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Building Leaders: Leadership Program

"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way."

John C. Maxwell | Author of over 60 books on leadership

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Building Leaders Applications

Closed for 2024

Leadership Program Opportunities

The Foundation offers opportunities to grow in leadership and become a CRE industry leader:

Next Application Period Opens: November 11, 2024
Next Application Period Deadline: December 12, 2024 @ 4:00 pm
       (No Late Applications Accepted for Any Reason)

Usually, no more than one employee per BOMA Greater Dallas Member company will be selected per year.

However, each company is encouraged to submit multiple candidates. If there are not enough candidates for the program, the governing Committee may select more than one individual per company.




Building Leaders are available to a person who meets the below criteria:

  • Membership or Member Affiliation:
    • Member in good standing of BOMA Greater Dallas OR
    • Who are employed by a company with a Principal Member of BOMA Greater Dallas.
  • Applicant must be actively working in the Commercial Real Estate management industry, preferably in a supervisory level position.
  • Applicant must commit to attend ALL Building Leaders sessions (and have permission from employer to do so).
    • Failure to participate in all sessions could result in dismissal from the program.
  • A letter of recommendation and acknowledgement by the Principal Member is required.


What Is Building Leaders?


This is a one-year leadership program with a one-on-one mentoring component. commencing in March 2024 with graduation in early 2025.

Up to 10 candidates will be selected for the 2024 class. If selected, the program fee is $375 per person for the entire program.

Those chosen to participate must be available on the following dates for classroom training (Attendance at all four sessions is mandatory.):

  • Friday April 12, 2024, in-person, 1:00-4:00pm.
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2024, in-person, 2:00-5:00pm.
  • Friday, September 13, 2024, in-person, 1:00-4:00pm.
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2024, in-person, 11:30am-1:30pm.

Additionally, you will be partnered with a mentor who you will work with throughout the year. Dates and times will be determined individually.


2023 Building Leaders

The BOMA Greater Dallas Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the Building Leaders winners from the 2023 round of applications. Each Building Leader has entered the Building Leaders program and is expected to graduate in January of 2024.

  • Michelle Calles – Transwestern
  • Senaida Cisneros – JLL
  • Leslie Decastro – HPI
  • Holly Horton – Transwestern
  • Sierra Hubbard – Avison Young
  • Sarah Kraus – Welltower
  • Macy Minor – Cawley Partners
  • Kyle Morrissey – Cawley Partners
  • Benjamin Smith – Younger Partners
  • Evelyn Williams – Glenstar

Why a Foundation?


Founded for the benefit of and to support the Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Dallas (BOMA Greater Dallas), the Foundation furthers the education, expertise, professionalism, community service, and philanthropic activities of the Association.

This is primarily accomplished by offering numerous educational opportunities each year that include: seminars, webinars, panels, symposiums, conferences, and designation & certification courses to the BOMA Greater Dallas Members.

Each year, the Board of Trustees of the Foundation invests back into the industry by training Commerical Real Estate professionals showing leadership potential in a one year leadership program, called Building Leaders.

BOMA Dallas Foundation