Daniel has over 15 years of commercial real estate experience with 4+ years in capital markets, investment banking, and asset valuation. His clientele include both users and owners of commercial real estate throughout the southeast United States. Daniel’s main focus has been on providing strategic planning for corporate and government clients including portfolio optimization, analyzing consolidated opportunities, and executing real estate leases, acquisitions, dispositions, and developments. Prior and during his tenure at STRUCTURE, Daniel has partnered with multiple national firms, including The Staubach Company, Cushman & Wakefield, CRESA, specializing in tenant representation and consulting services for local, regional, and national corporate and government entities. He also worked in the investment banking and asset valuation fields in New York City, Charlotte, NC, and Atlanta, GA.

Daniel Wagnon
Principal / Broker / Director



The University of Georgia, Terry College of Business


Brenda Francis has over 30 years of experience in the real estate business. She was first licensed in Alabama and then obtained her broker’s license when she returned to her home state of Florida. Brenda worked with two regional real estate firms primarily in office and retail engagements prior to founding her own firm, Broker Group Realty in 2004. She was voted Commercial Realtor of the Year in 1997 and in 1998 by her peers for her dedication and commitment to the commercial brokerage business in the North Florida Region. Brenda joined STRUCTURE in 2011 as a Vice President and Associate where she continues to specialize in commercial office and retail properties.

Brenda Francis
Associate Broker



George’s background includes over 30 years of professional experience and education in retail marketing, state government, and commercial real estate. Over the past 14 years, George has focused on both retail and office space development and leasing. He specializes in site selection, land redevelopment, and project management. His experience includes heading the development of Summit East Technology Park, consisting of over 500,000 square feet of Class A office space in Tallahassee, Florida. Prior to entering the private commercial real estate market, he worked in public service as the State of Florida Director of State Purchasing for 10 years, helping to improve government efficiency, including work-flow processes and technology resource improvements.

George Banks
Associate Broker & Sr. Project Consultant

+1.850.656.6555 ext. 112


Florida State University


Ali manages the company‘s resources for internal and external investment, handles client transaction and management processes, and provides support for each of the financial, marketing, and project management functions of company. In addition to daily functions, Ali audits the company’s operation procedures to ensure accurate compliance and recording of required documentation. Ali has worked throughout the southeast U.S. for regional and national brokerage companies as well for non-profits. She is a member of the local Minority and Women Business Enterprise and a Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker. Personally, she is a mother of three, an avid outdoors enthusiast, board member of Tallahassee Garden Club, and formerly decorated in the arts as a dancer.

Ali Wagnon

+1.850.656.6555 ext. 100


The University of Georgia, Terry College of Business


Arely ("Rae") is a graduate Interior Design student pursuing her Master of Fine Arts from Florida State University. At STRUCTURE, Arely focuses on space planning interiors of existing commercial buildings. She uses design software such as AutoCAD and Revit for creating functional spaces that accommodate the end users. Arely is originally from Belle Glade, FL and comes from a family of crop farmers. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring local farmer’s markets with her dog, Louie, and her boyfriend, Ivan. When she wants to expand her architectural and design knowledge, Arely enjoys traveling abroad for inspiration on future design solutions.

Arely Cavazos
Interior Designer


Florida State University


Hogan is a graduate of The School of Real Estate at Florida State. He is currently focusing on expanding his knowledge base in commercial real estate and property management. Recently at STRUCTURE, Hogan has been involved in repair and maintenance management, compiling and presenting data for potential brokerage clients, developing lease abstracts, and growing the Structure brand through social and online media marketing. In his free time, Hogan enjoys embarking on hikes and similar adventures with his girlfriend Parker and his dog Cali. He also enjoys video games, and recently built his first gaming computer.

Hogan McDade

+1.850.656.6555 ext. 199

B.S. in Real Estate

Minor in Economics

Florida State University


Elese is a graduate student pursuing a Master's Degree in Integrated Marketing Communication at Florida State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Media Communication Studies. She has previous experience in commercial social media management, graphic design, copywriting, and marketing for businesses both big and small. Elese's main focus has been creating branded content for businesses to express their values to the public as well as increasing engagement and involvement with the community. Prior to STRUCTURE, Elese worked at CareerSource Capital Region and a variety of small marketing and event businesses in Martin County, Florida, just north of West Palm Beach. In addition, Elese dreams of buying real estate from where she's from someday: Saint Louis, Missouri. Her favorite pastimes are exploring new places, watching Castle, and swimming at Wakulla Springs.

Elese Volker
Marketing & Communications Specialist

B.S. in Media Communication Studies

Florida State University


With over 25 years of focus and a degree in business management, Chris’s experience includes over 15 years in property management accounting in a financial director’s role where she was responsible for over 2,800 properties across North America. Her roles within companies have been located in New York City, Pittsburgh, Miami, and Regina, SK. In her free time, Chris works in theatre production as well as training national level show horses in both the U.S and Canada. She is an avid 90’s music aficionado and enjoys driving the coast in her corvette. Her favorite sports teams are the Pittsburgh Penguins and Pittsburgh Steelers.

Chris Sawchyn
Financial Controller

+1.850.656.6555 ext. 114

ABA with Honors

Bradford School

Pittsburgh, PA


Chris has over 10 years of professional experience working for public sector corporations as a corporate strategist, business/industry analyst, fiscal resource manager, excellent communicator, economic and community development project manager, innovator, collaborator, and negotiator. During his Florida management tenures in community and economic development with the City of Tallahassee, Marion County Government, and the City of Leesburg, he has worked directly with those corporations’ executive management, elected officials, state and federal government agencies, citizens, and executives of businesses and various industries to develop amicable and timely solutions to several value-added public and private sector capital investment and strategic plans. Since November 2017, he has served as a Florida licensed real estate agent for STRUCTURE Commercial Real Estate Services.

Chris Edwards
Associate / Agent


University of Central Florida



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