SHIFT: Southlake Chamber Young Professionals

SHIFT is a series of programs dedicated to creating a community of like-minded, ambitious, and diverse professionals looking to grow through participation in:

  • Networking
  • Service
  • Professional Development

Each quarter, the program will offer engagement to young professionals between the ages
of 21 to 39 through a professional development event, a networking meet-up, and a service project in the community. All programs are designed and facilitated by young professionals on the SHIFT Leadership Team in collaboration with the Southlake Chamber of Commerce.

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    SHIFT Leadership Team

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    Brooke Ford

    Founder and President

    Prior to joining Matthews Commercial Group, Brooke spent five years as a design and manufacturing engineer. Brooke is originally from Michigan and graduated from The University of Alabama with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics. She brings a logical and meticulous approach to Matthews Commercial on deals in the investment, office, and industrial markets. Her focus is on leasing and sales in the DFW area, representing Tenants, Landlords, Buyers, and Sellers.

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    Daniel Paschke

    Vice Chairman

    Daniel advises families and businesses who seek straightforward strategies regarding asset protection, tax mitigation, wealth management/income distribution and estate planning. Together, they develop a holistic life plan designed to manage the decision-making processes to help minimize tax inefficiencies and maximize investment opportunities among all asset classes. Personally, Daniel met his wife, Krista, in Fort Worth in 2016. She is an Estate Planning attorney in Dallas, and they are both long-time members of Gateway Church. Daniel grew up playing football and running track in Southlake, where his family are still members of the community. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, throwing barbeques and going on hunting trips.

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    Bryan Walter

    Vice Chairman

    Bryan Waltergrew up in Southlake, Texasand graduated from Southlake Carroll Senior High School. Bryan was a part of a group called SASO (student athletes serving others) during High School. He then went on to the University of Arkansas and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a minor in Information Systems in 2019. After graduation Bryanjoined Matrix Commercial Group which is a full-service commercial real estate company located in Southlake, TX. Hehas been with the company for 2 years now specializingin a broad range of commercial real estate services including landlord and tenant representation, investment sales, property management and global corporate services in the entire DFW area.