Bill Mathias is a retired sales executive, entrepreneur and executive search professional. After a successful sales career at IBM and as a marketing manager for a Houston based petroleum industry marketing group, Bill launched a company providing IT data solutions for a litigation support system operated by a consortium of major energy companies.
After selling his business, Bill worked in the executive search business with Heidrick & Struggles, Lamalie and Associates, and Preng & Associates.
Originally from Southern California, Bill attended Rice University where he received a BA in Geology.
Bill is a member of Holy Spirit Episcopal Church.
Julie King, Principal at CRESA Partners, has been involved in the commercial real estate industry for over 30 years. Utilizing her commercial banking background, she focuses on emerging growth companies, providing them with customized real estate advice. She recently negotiated corporate headquarters leases for SimDesk and EnergyAlloys, and during her career, has represented well-know multinational companies including Microsoft, Charles Schwab, Hanjin Shipping and Hewitt.
Recognized by her peers as a “Heavy Hitter” in the Houston Business Journal, Julie has written or co-authored a number of articles in local and real estate publications.
Julie has a BA in Economics from DePauw University, and an MBA in Finance from Washington University, in St. Louis.
She is affiliated with a number of networking groups, including the Houston Office Leasing Brokers Association, the Rice Alliance and the Houston Technology Center. She and her husband Bob live in New Braunfels, Texas and commute weekly to work in Houston. They are members of St. John's Episcopal Church in New Braunfels.