Brooks Ballard

Brooks Ballard is an experienced leader with success as a real estate professional
and leader committed to developing business relationships within the Houston
community. Over 28 years in industry experience, including a board membership, attest
to his capacity to serve an organization. Proof of Mr. Ballard’s business acumen includes
a successful real estate and mortgage-banking firm. Both national and local awards in
the real estate industry recognize the tenacity and driving work ethic shown by Mr.
Ballard. The Mayor’s Office and the City Council of the City of Houston also
acknowledge Mr. Ballard’s community involvement with awards for achievement.

Nominated personally by the Mayor of Houston for three separate appointments, Mr.
Ballard is a ten-year veteran of the Citizen Review Committee Board of the Houston
Police Department for the City of Houston. Through this leadership position Mr. Ballard
brought positive changes to the department, supporting the Mayors’ efforts to connect
communities with law enforcement. Mr. Ballard served the Harris County Sheriff
Department as community liaison, and currently serves on the advisory board of Bering
Omega Community Services; a position he has held for years after serving as a member of the Board of Trustees. In 2012, Mr. Ballard graduated from the Victory Fund Institute in Washington, D.C. and his team was celebrated with the Victory Award. Mr. Ballard is a dedicated Polo enthusiast graduating Polo school summer 2016 to continue his passion for the game as a Polo Player.

Most recently, Mr. Ballard is a Graduate of Leadership Houston, Class 31, and he continues to build on that success post-laureate with the Leadership Houston elected to the Board of Directors for his second term. Leaders within the community, as well as
elected officials recognize Brooks Ballard for his achievements in business and his service to the community through various capacities. Brooks articulate way of bringing a vision together while engaging stakeholders to drive results, makes him a unique ambassador of entrepreneurship. 

Currently Brooks Ballard is President and License Partner for Engel & Völkers
International Real Estate in Houston. Mr. Ballard partnered with the largest privately held real estate company in the world specializing in luxury real estate, aviation, yachting worldwide with Passion, Exclusivity and Competency.

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