Brooks Ballard, Class XXXI

Brooks Ballard is President and Private Office Partner with Engel & Völkers International Real Estate. Engel & Völkers is known for its global network, local expertise, and luxury service.  His core values are the same the company is built on; Passion, Exclusivity, and Competency. These values along with his drive for success, and his ability to be unequivocally himself are what make him the best type of leader.

Over 28 years in industry experience, including multiple board memberships, attest to his capacity to serve an organization.  He is also extremely engaged in the local community and continually finding ways to give back. Along with Leadership Houston, Mr. Ballard also sits on the Board of Directors for Combined Arms and the Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce.

In addition, he is currently a Rotarian, the Chairman of a Military Ball, and is supporting Special Olympics Texas with his annual Golf Tournament. In his free time, Mr. Ballard is an avid polo player and member of the Houston Polo Club; he loves his Dobermann, Arian, and his horse, BayAmeer.