As Vice President of Construction, Investment & Development, Rob has regional oversight for all construction activity at Midway. Key responsibilities of his include developing strategic initiatives for construction operations and contract management for design and construction companies supporting Midway’s portfolio of new multi-family, office, retail and mixed-use projects. Prior to joining Midway, Rob worked for Senterra in Houston as Vice President of Construction and was responsible for development and construction management services for a variety of signature resort, office, retail and mixed-use projects throughout the Southwestern United States. Rob’s prior experience also includes significant project management work at Hines where he completed more than 2M square feet of ground up high-rise commercial office space in Houston’s CBD. Rob started his career working in Washington, DC as a licensed Architect at Skidmore Owings and Merrill. Rob holds a Bachelor degree and Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University. He is a former member of the Mayor’s Green Building Council and a former Board Director for the Washington Avenue Developers Association. Rob has served on other community-based and private not-for-profit Boards in California and Texas.
Robert Williamson serves as Senior Vice President, Investment Management. He is responsible for developing and implementing investment strategies for Midway's operating portfolio, which includes office, retail, multi-family and hospitality assets. He also oversees Midway's acquisition team that is focused on buying additional assets. 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 Texas 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.”