Our Team

Wesley D. Bowen

Wes Bowen, President, co-founded Venture Commercial Management in 2001. Bowen brought extensive knowledge and experience in commercial real estate including property management, asset management, property acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, and financing to Venture. As a Principal at Venture, Bowen oversees all property management operations for the company's third party clients. During his 27 year career, Bowen has held a variety of positions with real estate companies including Vice President at Hudson Advisors, President and founder of Princeton Capital, a full service commercial real estate company, and Vice President of Acquisitions at both Hall Financial Group and at Cambridge Equities. Mr. Bowen is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Dallas Athletic Club Men's Golf Association, the Lake Highlands Exchange Club and the University of Oklahoma Alumni Association. Bowen earned a B.B.A. in Finance from The University of Oklahoma.

Kris A. Schuster

Kris Schuster, Senior Property Manager, joined Venture Commercial Management in 2002 and brings 32 years of commercial real estate and property management experience to the company. Schuster began her management career at Henry S. Miller where she managed a 17-property portfolio that included both retail and office. Following Henry S. Miller, Schuster was a Regional Manager with SWS Realty where she managed commercial properties and multi-family divisions in Dallas. She later joined Cencor Realty Services where for 13 years she held a variety of positions including Director of Property Operations in Austin and SeniorAsset Manager in Dallas. Currently, Schuster is managing five shopping centers for third party clients including the exclusive Plaza at Preston Center where she has held an on-site management position for over 14 years. Schuster is an active member of the community with her involvement with Mosaic Dallas, a faith-based organization serving people with intellectual disabilities. Schuster has served on the Heart & Soul Gala committee for three years.

"Venture has been resourceful in planning and scheduling events, capital improvements and repairs to the center including power upgrades, fountain design and sales programs."

- Pam Spadaro, Plaza at Preston Center

"I have dealt with many management companies over the years, and can say with confidence that Venture stands out as one of the very best."

- Michael Christianson, Michael J. Christianson, Inc.