Thursday, January 25

11:30-1:00 p.m.

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Welcome Luncheon 

Paul Daniec, Benchmark Utility Contracts & President, Texas Land Developers Association 

Harvey Kronberg, Quorum Report

Chairman Todd Hunter, State Representative District 32 

Invocation by Tillmin Welch, Buena Tiera Development & TLDA Executive Member 

1:30-2:15 p.m.

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Panel Discussion: Advocacy 101

Introduction by Scot Campbell, SRC Management & TLDA Executive Member

Jenifer Sarver, Sarver Strategies, Moderator 

Chuck Rice, The Chuck Rice Group 

Matt Keelen, The Keelen Group

Wayne T. Franke, MJWT Consulting 

Steve Ray, Capitol Strategy Texas 

2:15-3:00 p.m.   .

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Panel Discussion: Making the Case

Introduction by Krys Weyand, Mano Santa LLC & TLDA Executive Member

Jason Ray, Attorney 

John Fleming, General Counsel, Texas Mortgage Bankers Association


3:00-3:45 p.m. .

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Q&A with Commissioner Caroline C. Jones, Texas Dept. of Savings & Mortgage Lending 

Moderated by Emily Ramshaw, Editor-In-Chief Texas Tribune 

Introduction by John Womack, Lantanta Services PLLC & TLDA Executive Member

3:45-4:15 p.m.

Optional Capitol Tours

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Lt. Governor’s Reception Room

VIP Reception

Sponsors, speakers, legislators, and PAC donors

7-10 p.m.

Various Restaurants

Round table dinners (open to Sponsors of $1500 and up)

Hosted by TLDA members

Small groups of less than 10 per party

Friday, January 26

Sponsor Shark Tank & Networking Breakfast

Moderated by Karina Kling, Capitol Report, Spectrum News

Introduction by Tony Gray, Stonehaven & TLDA Executive Member

9:30-10:15 a.m.

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General Assembly Keynote Eddie Speed, Note School

Introduction by Glenn Lee, Texas Funding Corporation

10:30-11:30 a.m.

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Legislator Round Table

Introduction by Jack McClelland, Gentry Capital LLC & TLDA Executive Member

Sen. Charles Perry, District 28 

Rep. Garnet ColemanDistrict 147 

Rep. Ryan GuillenDistrict 31 

Rep. Dan Flynn, District 2

Moderated by RG Ratcliffe, Political Editor Texas Monthly 


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Keynote Address: Leonard Smith, Attorney
County Compliance & Governance Issues

Introduction – Jack McClelland, Gentry Capital LLC & TLDA Executive Member

Noon-1:30 p.m.

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Legislative Champion Award & Closing Luncheon

Introduced by Kyndel Bennett, Cayetano Development & TLDA Executive Member

Special guest speaker Marco Longoria, Branscomb PC
The New Tax Legislation: Implications on the Industry

Breakout Session 1

Bob Repass:  The Cornerstones of a Successful Entrepreneur
Glenn Lee:  Lessons from the Industry

Breakout Session 2

David Roberts:  Insuring Your Assets
Roberta Hudy: Alternative Asset Investing - Leveraging Self-Directed IRAs
Mitch Stephens: The Art of Owner Finance