Pam Jesse serves as Midway’s Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for guiding the company’s financial operations, compliance and reporting for all development and management projects, as well as operating companies. Additionally, she oversees team operations including employee management, benefits and helping to foster the Midway culture. Pam is a member of Midway’s Leadership Team and Investment Committee. Pam joined Midway in May 2003 as Director of Finance/Controller and assumed the additional responsibilities of Vice President of Finance and Administration in September 2010; she was named Executive Vice President in 2012 and Chief Financial Officer in 2019. Prior to joining Midway, Pam served as Controller of Hamm Corporation, a Houston-based development company where she was responsible for all accounting functions, as well as a Senior Project Accountant for Hines and an Assurance Senior Accountant at KPMG. Pam is a member of the Dress for Success Advisory Council and Corporate Guild Steering Committee, as well as the Houston Chapter of CREW and serves on the Steering Committee for ULI's Women's Leadership Initiative. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Texas A&M University.
Robert Williamson serves as Vice President, Investment & Capital Markets at Midway. He is responsible for developing and implementing investment strategies for commercial and retail assets once they have achieved stabilization from initial development or repositioning post acquisition. Prior to Midway, Robert was an investment sales specialist with HFF in Houston, where he led sales or recapitalization assignments for some of Houston's most prominent projects including Wells Fargo Plaza, Kinder Morgan Tower, Galleria Office Towers, Four Oaks Place, Sugar Land Town Square and the former Exxon Chemical headquarters. Robert began his real estate career in asset management with Prudential in Houston before being invited to join Prudential's national marketing team at its headquarters in Newark, NJ. With Prudential, Robert also worked on its national disposition team before joining the northeast regional office originating commercial mortgages. Robert then became a commercial loan originator for TIAA in New York covering Texas and Florida before moving back to Texas. Robert earned a B.S. in International Trade from Texas Tech University and an MBA from the University of Texas. He is a licensed real estate professional and active in ULI and ICSC.
Shannon Bedinger serves as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications. She is responsible for guiding the company’s corporate marketing initiatives as well as the strategic marketing and communications for Midway’s investments. Shannon is also a member of Midway’s Leadership Team. Prior to joining Midway, Shannon served as Vice President of Marketing at Transwestern, where she was responsible for overseeing the development of national communication and marketing plans for global clientele, key executives, and internal campaigns, strategic influence with ongoing and new high-end development projects, and executive leadership initiatives spearheading annual brand planning processes and leading national philanthropic partnerships. Shannon serves on the Alumni Association Board for The University of Houston’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design as well as on the Steering Committee of the Urban Land Institute Women’s Leadership Initiative. She earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University, graduating Cum Laude, and also holds a Master of Architecture from The University of Houston’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.
At Midway, we’re intentional about how we grow, value and build our team, because we know the success of our company is in our team members’ hands. We’ve thoughtfully structured our team for exponential growth by offering opportunities to learn, collaborate and lead.
One way we’ve done this is through our internal education platform focused on embracing learning and leadership. In addition, every team member participates in a comprehensive onboarding program that shares foundational elements of our culture and helps prepare them for future growth at Midway.
Many companies use the word family and say they value their employees, but I've never worked for a company that practices what they preach the way Midway does.”
MIDWAY TEAM MEMBER