Chief Operating Officer for Skybridge Development and President of Skybridge Construction, LLC
A graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s College of Architecture Construction Science Program, Steven has spent more than 20 years in the construction and development industries. Steven began his career with a small general contracting firm in Oklahoma City learning the business from the field perspective before transitioning to roles in pre-construction, project management, and business development.
In 2004, Steven accepted an opportunity to join Bass Pro Shops’ project development staff. For 7 years, Steven traveled the country building destination retail centers in locations such as Chicago, IL, Phoenix, AZ, Mobile, AL, & Ft. Myers, FL. In 2011, Steven joined Timberlake Construction in Oklahoma City as their Vice President of Operations. In the 5 years that Steven managed the operations department for Timberlake, the company’s revenue increased by more than 50%, the staff grew to 90+, and the portfolio of projects expanded to include large mixed-use developments (University Town Center in Norman, OK), hospitality (The Artesian Hotel in Sulphur, OK) sports and entertainment venues (Flying Tee in Tulsa, OK; Main Event in Oklahoma City & Tulsa, OK) and municipal projects.
Steven went on to serve as the Regional Vice President for Harrison, Walker, & Harper, LP. Steven oversaw the operations for the Central Region from HWH’s Oklahoma City office. During his tenure with HWH, the Oklahoma City office has grown from a startup to an office that completed $100M+ in revenue in 2018. Some of the projects he oversaw were manufacturing facilities in 2 states, large multi-acre mixed-use developments in Central & Southern Oklahoma, and a multi-state retail/entertainment program.
Today, Steven is the Chief Operating Officer for Skybridge LLC, President of Skybridge LLC and President of Skybridge Site Development.
Chief Marketing Officer for Skybridge Development and President of Skybridge Logistics, LLC
Grant is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and a Senior VP for Skybridge Development. Since joining the Skybridge team in 2018, Grant has focused on marketing Skybridge to potential clients and partners in order to help the company build/develop/manage unique properties.
Prior to joining Skybridge, Grant was a graduate student at Texas A&M and earned his Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Real Estate from the Mays Business School. As a student, Grant served as the MBA Class President and was a founding member of Mays Vets — a Veteran’s affinity organization designed to support Veterans as they transition out of the military into the MBA program and the private sector. In 2016, Grant was recognized by the Texas A&M Association of Former Students in its 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight.
Grant’s final assignment in his 11-year Army career was serving as an ROTC instructor at Texas A&M. Grant was the MS IV program director responsible for coaching, teaching, and mentoring senior cadets on the principles of leadership and military operations. Grant was recognized by the office of the Commandant at Texas A&M as the Outstanding Military Advisor.
Previously, Grant served as a company commander of a 150-person company task force in combat in Afghanistan responsible for securing and connecting the population to the Afghan government. During his three-year-long tours in combat, Grant received the Army Commendation Medal for Valor and is a three-time recipient of the Bronze Star.
In Grant’s free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and championing Veteran’s causes.
Chief Finance Officer for Skybridge Development and President of Skybridge Real Estate, LLC
Malek P. Massad is President of Skybridge Real Estate and SVP/CFO of Skybridge Development in Oklahoma. He has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry specializing in financial feasibility studies, strategic planning, valuation, market studies, budgeting, due diligence analysis, and development. Formerly Executive Vice President of Emersons Commercial Real Estate, Vice President of Real Estate for Bob Moore Auto Group and LM Real Estate; Vice President of Investment Analysis for Black Oak Partners, LLC; President of MPM Investments, LLC; and Vice President of Investment Analysis for H3 Advisors.
Malek holds a B.S. from the College of Arts and Sciences and an M.B.A. in Finance, both from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. His notable achievements include analyzing over $2 billion of real estate assets, negotiating partnerships resulting in $250 million of assets, developing 30 projects with a total value of over $175 million of real estate, growing an asset management company to support over 1 million square feet under management, and increasing the revenue for a landscaping company by 40 percent in one year to over $2 million.
He was selected for the Journal Record's "Top 40 under 40" award, OKC Biz Magazine's "Achiever's Under 40" award, and recently as a member of Leadership Oklahoma City's Signature Class 34.
Director of Construction
for Skybridge Homes
Gavin Rowland graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Construction Science and
has over 20 years of experience in commercial and residential construction. While attending the
University he began his career in commercial construction working for Lippert Brothers and Flintco. He
worked on several local projects including the Oklahoma Science Museum Omni Dome, the Oklahoma
City Bombing Memorial, the Oklahoma City Civic Center, and the Chesapeake Arena formerly the Ford
Center. Upon graduation he was hired on with Lippert Brothers in the capacity of an Assistant
Superintendent on several large projects in the Oklahoma City area. These projects include the Hefner
Water Treatment plant and Hobby Lobby distribution centers.
Gavin soon realized his true passion was residential construction and he became the owner of Phase II
Construction based in Norman, Oklahoma. He built homes in several neighborhoods including
Carrington Lakes, Crystal Gardens, Frost Creek, Highland Village, Montecito Ranch, and the Willows. He
was also a premiere builder at Belmar Golf Course, including Belmar North, Belmar Estates, the Belmar
Maintenance Facility and the Belmar Townhome additions in Moore. He has also built several custom
homes ranging from 350K up to 1.5 million dollars.
Gavin believes in building things right the first time and does not cut corners. He always builds with the
homeowner’s best interest in mind, incorporating the highest standards in energy efficient products,
including windows, heating and air systems, insulation and plumbing, all while staying on top of current
trends. Gavin is now the lead project manager for Skybridge Homes LLC, bringing a great wealth of
knowledge of residential construction to Skybridge LLC.
Director of Pre Construction Services for Skybridge Development
A University of Central Oklahoma graduate, Corey is a 24 year veteran of the construction industry. He began his career as a trade contractor, even owning his own business for a time, before moving on to roles as a construction manager.
In 2013, Corey joined Timberlake Construction as an estimator, where he was responsible for the preparation of cost estimates throughout the pre-construction cycle of a project.
In 2016, Corey accepted the opportunity to help start Harrison, Walker & Harper’s Oklahoma City, OK office as Senior Estimator. With Corey’s help, the HWH OKC office grew from a startup in 2016 to an office that completed $100M+ in revenue in 2018.
Today Corey is the Director of Pre-Construction Services for Skybridge LLC with multiple projects planned in Texas and Oklahoma.
Project Manager for Skybridge Development
A University of Kansas graduate, DJ has worked in the construction industry for more the 10 years, both as a trade contractor as well as a construction manager. DJ’s resume boasts impressive commercial construction projects, but he also has a passion rooted in residential construction, both single-family and multi-family projects.”
During his time with REO Construction in Oklahoma City, DJ completed more than 20 multi-family projects of varying sizes and constructed two high-end single family projects.
Today DJ is a project manager for Skybridge LLC with multiple projects planned in Texas and Oklahoma.
Chief Project Administrator for Skybridge Development
Lanita Colbert serves as the Chief Project Administrator for Skybridge Construction and Office Manager for Skybridge Development. Lanita started her professional career as a legal assistant in a large legal firm, where she specialized in international patents, oil and gas, and worker compensation.
Lanita moved from the legal field into construction where she owned and managed a custom metal fabrication shop that served Central Oklahoma. In 2015 Lanita began working in the commercial construction management field. Her current role oversees document management, corporate and project compliance, accounting oversite, and software implementation.
Lanita holds an associate degree and numerous professional certifications. She actively volunteers at her local church and community, as well as Habitat for Humanity.
Sales Associate for Skybridge Real Estate
Jenni is a true Okie from Muskogee, born and raised in eastern Oklahoma’s Green Country. She graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Journalism and Communications.
She’s spent the last decade working in sales and marketing, including both healthcare and real estate. Her career in real estate began with a focus on residential, where she excelled as a multi-million dollar producer; she’s a BOLD graduate, and a KW Capper. Her real estate career has grown to include all aspects of commercial, including retail, industrial, multi-family, and office markets.
Outside of selling, she's had the joy of helping Oklahoman’s integrate healthy living into their work/life balance; she’s a Certified Workplace Wellness Specialist, has held the position of corporate chair for the Oklahoma County initiative: The Wellness Now Coalition, and has spoken at numerous events and expos on related topics. Outside of the office, she is active in The Harn Homestead, and St Jude fundraising committees, two organizations dedicated to giving back and supporting children. And in her spare time, she loves to travel and explore new places, listen to live music (especially her husband), and just enjoy life.
Sales Associate for
Skybridge Real Estate
Corey was born and raised in Newcastle, NSW, Australia. Growing up on the east coast of Australia, he played many sports and loved being outdoors, developing a passion for the game of golf at a very young age. After high school, he received an offer to play golf at Oklahoma Christian University – he accepted this offer, thus beginning his life in the United States.
Finishing his time at Oklahoma Christian, he returned to Australia working as a golf Pro and coach, and he completed a PGA Of Australia traineeship, concurrently working in the sales and marketing division; a position he held for five years, prior to embarking on a career as a full time professional golfer. His seven-year professional golf career took him all over the world playing on tour in Australia, America, Canada, China and Southeast Asia.
In 2016 he returned to Edmond as he continued his traveling golf career, and as fate would have it, he met his wife, Kelli, which led him to stay in Oklahoma. After years of traveling, he completed his final professional tournament in his home country in December of 2019. Corey is excited for his new career in Real Estate, where he can apply his experience in sales and marketing and continue his desire to help others in the state he’s proud to call home.
Broker Associate for Skybridge Real Estate
Heather is a broker associate with Skybridge Real Estate. She began her career in 1997 when she purchased her first rental property while attending the University of Oklahoma. Over the next few years, she managed to acquire over $2.5 Million in real estate and opened her own property management company overseeing her private portfolio. In 2003, she decided to pursue her passion for real estate and attended Roger Despain School of Real Estate where she obtained her real estate license.
She has spent the last 15 years working in sales, marketing and property management. Her career began with a focus on residential and has grown to include aspects of home building, design management, multi-family and commercial property management as well as commercial real estate, including retail, multi-family, office and industrial markets. Of most recent, Heather obtained her broker’s license and oversaw a property management portfolio consisting of over 1 Million square feet of retail, office, warehouse and light industrial space while negotiating residential and commercial real estate.
Outside of the office, she is active with OKMAR and a member of the Commercial Real Estate Committee. She is a volunteer at several non-profit pet organizations and shelters in the city metro area and is also an advocate for veteran’s affairs. She is working alongside her brothers on a non-profit organization to benefit disabled veterans and those suffering from PTSD which is a cause close to her heart. In her spare time, she loves to listen to live music especially when her husband, Kyle, is on stage, travel and spend time with family and friends.
Real Estate Agent for
Skybridge Real Estate
This lifelong Oklahoman has spent the last 20 years analyzing the numbers, and diving deep into the data to solve problems and make dreams come true for his clients. Peter serves his community through board service, volunteer work, and currently focuses this part of his life towards helping the homeless and serving children in crisis. The reason for it all are his two children, Alex & Delaney.