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Grant Speakes

Chief Marketing Officer for Skybridge Development and President of Skybridge Logistics, LLC

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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.

Malek Massad

Chief Finance Officer for Skybridge Development and President of Skybridge Real Estate, LLC 

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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. 

Malek Massad
Gavin Rowland

Gavin Rowland

Director of Construction

for Skybridge Homes

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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.

Heather Rainer

Broker Associate for Skybridge Real Estate

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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.

Heather Rainer

Corey Hale

Sales Associate for

Skybridge Real Estate

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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.

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Glen Hunter

Sales Associate for Skybridge Real Estate

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Growing up in Shawnee, Glen worked in their family-owned glass tempering plant that later grew into a
national name. The majority of his 40-year career has been in construction related products and
services.


For the last 20 years, he has provided sales, management, and training for some of the top
homebuilders in the country. He has worked for custom, semi-custom, production (cookie-cutter) and
build-on-you-lot home builders—from Oklahoma City to Dallas. This created an easy transition into real
estate. He is a Certified New Home Sales Professional, Certified Military Relocation Specialist, Certified
Blue-Ribbon Realtor. He is also a member of the Commercial Real Estate Council, the Greater Oklahoma
City Chamber of Commerce, and a founding member of the Oklahoma State Remodelers Council. Glen
has also held board of director positions for numerous associations, businesses, and the Gordon Cooper
Technology Center.


Glen and his wife Donna live in Edmond. You will usually find them at a local restaurant or listening to
live entertainment.

Glen Hunter

Jay Cornish

Director of Property Management

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Jay Cornish

Jon Enos

Operations Manager

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Jon Enos
Chris Anson

Controller

Chris Anson

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Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from East Central University in 1994, Chris Anson began his career at Coates Roofing Company, Inc. (Seminole) as an administrative assistant until he eventually became controller. 

 

In 2000, he made his way into a family business, Associated Steel Fabricators, Inc. (Oklahoma City), where he spent the next 17 years as the controller.  After the sale of the family business, Chris was hired by Hammer Construction, Inc. (Norman) followed by Allred Metal Products, Inc. (Phoenix, AZ). 

 

Chris has served as a city council member for the City of Seminole since 2005 as well as a member of the Seminole Economic Development council for four years.  He also serves as treasurer for the Seminole Free Medical Clinic Foundation.

 

Chris recently received his Master’s in Business Administration with an accounting concentration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with honors.  He is the controller for Skybridge and Pointe Vista companies.

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