Transactions Built Upon Expertise, Experience and Personal Accountability

Alfredo Gutierrez – President

SparrowHawk founder, Alfredo Gutierrez, possesses more than 35 years of experience in real estate acquisition, operations, investment and management. Alfredo offers investors, tenants, brokers and owners a distinct combination of comprehensive property financing acumen and proven transactional expertise.

Perhaps most important, Alfredo takes a great deal of pride in fostering longstanding, mutually beneficial relationships with investors, brokers and tenants.  Such alliances – and Alfredo’s spirit of personal accountability – are often the key to quickly seizing unique opportunities regardless of market conditions or other outside forces.

Prior to founding SparrowHawk, Alfredo was co-founder, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Pinchal & Company. He also served as Director of Taxation and Controller at Camden Property Trust. He played an integral role in taking Camden public with its $245 million IPO. Alfredo’s experience also includes work with Arthur Andersen, where he served clients as a specialist in real estate and partnership tax, working with various local, regional, national and international real estate owners and developers.

Alfredo is a graduate of Texas A&M University and is a Certified Public Accountant. View Alfredo's profile on LinkedIn vCard email Alfredo


Lisa Beckman – Vice President

Serving as Vice President and Asset Management for SparrowHawk, Lisa Beckman directs the operational status of the company’s entire property portfolio and also oversees the acquisition and disposition of properties. Her responsibilities include supervision of all onsite/local property management teams, property accounting, acquisitions, dispositions, construction management and operational contact with members of the investment, brokerage and third-party management communities.

Lisa is a founding member of the SparrowHawk team, working alongside Alfredo Gutierrez since 2001. In her time with SparrowHawk, Lisa has contributed to the acquisition of industrial properties valued at approximately $800 million; while overseeing the disposition of assets approaching $1.6 billion. Her prior professional experience includes tenures in the residential real estate and banking industries.

Lisa is a native of Jacksonville, Illinois and holds bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and Marketing from MacMurray College. View Lisa's profile on LinkedIn vCard email Lisa 


Christopher Stephens – Director of Operations

As the Director of Operations, Chris Stephens oversees the day-to-day financial operations and functions of SparrowHawk, manages the company’s website and directs marketing and media relations. Chris’s duties include supporting the company’s acquisition, disposition and property-management performance. He periodically conducts assessments of future needs and opportunities, as well as challenges facing the company. Chris has been working alongside Lisa and Alfredo since 2007 as Manager and advanced to his current position with SparrowHawk in 2016. His prior professional experience includes the hospitality, office administration and real estate industries.

Chris is a native of Houston, Texas and holds a degree in Business Administration and has returned to the University of Houston to finish a second degree in Supply Chain and Logistics. View Chris's profile on LinkedIn vCard email Chris


Matt Bartula – Senior Financial Analyst

As the Senior Financial Analyst Officer for SparrowHawk, Matt Bartula works to support the identification of potential markets and assets, he has a talent for creating the financial models used to project property acquisitions. Since joining the company in 2016, Matt has become known for his hard work, integrity and outstanding commitment. He is well versed in the specialized services SparrowHawk provides, these include the disposition of distribution centers and flex warehouse assets.

Matt is a native Texan and holds a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Texas A&M University. View Matt's profile on LinkedIn vCard email Matt