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Jim Lang


Commercial real estate broker and non-practicing attorney with fifteen years in commercial real estate, construction, and economic development, ten years in high-tech startups, and a JD/MBA degree from SMU.

Last Resume Update December 27, 2018
Degree Doctorate
Experience More than 15 Years
Category Land Manager
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City Bartonville
State TX
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Mar. 2006 - Present, Apex Commercial Realty, Bartonville, TX, 214-797-5511,
• Broker/Owner: Services include investment property sales, site selection and entitlements, and landlord/tenant representation.

Oct. 2013 - Aug. 2015, Satterfield & Pontikes Construction (GC), Irving, TX, 713-996-1300
• Director of Business Development (commercial construction): Responsible for growing both private and public markets in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This position and several others were eliminated when they exceeded their bonding capacity limit of $500M and could not take on any new work.

Aug. 2002 - Feb. 2006, Town of Flower Mound, Flower Mound, TX, 972-874-6000
• Director of Economic Development: Worked with developers and business community to attract new commercial development and expedite the entitlements process. Responsible for tax incentive negotiations, cost-benefit analyses, establishing the Town’s first tax increment reinvestment zone, implementing various marketing programs, exhibiting at trade shows, etc. Ran for mayor in 2006.

Aug. 2001 - Aug. 2002, TriMax Properties, Flower Mound, TX, 214-797-5511
• Owner: Transitional position from high-tech startups after tech market crash. Scouted new sites for a residential developer and attempted to develop an apartment project in Flower Mound. Built a good relationship with Town staff and they invited me to interview when the ED position came up.

Jan. 2001 - July 2001, Broadband Gateways, Plano, TX, 972-599-6900, (bankruptcy/market crash)
• RF Program Manager: New production of data networking modules from contract manufacturer; responsible for cost, quality, schedule, etc.; managed cross-functional teams from all departments.

Jan. 2000 - Jan. 2001, Flextronics International, Plano, TX, 469-229-1000 (left to join new startup)
• Program Manager II: Contract manufacturer for large telecom OEM; single point of contact for all customer issues; initiated new procedures that recovered millions of dollars in excess inventory charges.

1987 - 1993, Exabyte Corporation, Boulder, CO, 303-442-4333 (left to attend SMU, 1994-1999)
• Manufacturing Supervisor (3 years): Managed 12 repair technicians and 18 assemblers.
• Lead Technician III (2 years): Electromechanical repair, line support, and training.
• Technician II (1.5 years): Test and repair functions during initial production ramp up.


• Certificate of Management, Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM), AGC/TEXO, Dallas, 2014
• Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, 1999
• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Boulder, CO, 1992
• Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), APICS, Boulder, CO, 1988
• Associate of Applied Science, Electronics Technology, FRCC, Westminster, CO, 1987