About Us | Bios

John DickersonJohn F. Dickerson - President
Mr. Dickerson joined Hank Dickerson and Company in 1990, specializing in land sales, and has been the president of Hank Dickerson and Company since 1996. In 1993 he formed Dickerson Development, Inc and under his leadership the company has established itself as a successful developer of national build-to-suits, multi-tenant retail centers and residential master planned communities. Dickerson Design Build, Inc was formed in 2015 to provide design, budgeting and construction management for medical interior finish out construction. He implements his vast experience in the acquisition, development construction and sale of investment properties into every transaction that the company undertakes. Lenders, investors, clients and contractors appreciate his “hands-on” approach and his view that loyal relationships create efficiency and value - "Relationships Matter". Mr. Dickerson was a founding board member and investor in Highlands Bancshares in 2006 which continues today as Legacy Texas Bank (LTBX). He has also served as chairman of the Board of Goodwill Industries of Dallas in 2008 and has served on the Goodwill Board or Goodwill Foundation Board since 2004. John was born in Dallas and graduated from Highland Park High School. A member of the Fighting Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets, he received his Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University in 1987 and a Master’s Degree in Real Estate and Land Economics in 1989. While at Texas A&M he commanded the Ross Volunteer Company which serves as the Honor Guard for the Governor of Texas. John and his wife Melinda have 3 children and are members of Park Cities Baptist Church. He is also a rancher and avid big game hunter completing his Grand Slam of North American Sheep in 2015.

LREB Licensed Real Estate Broker and member of NTCAR North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors


 Sam GrunerSam Gruner
Sam Gruner grew up in Navasota, TX and graduated from Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets and the Ross Volunteer Company. He joined Hank Dickerson & Company in 2001 and specializes in securing sites for new retail and residential development, project leasing, and developing commercial and national accounts.  Sam is a development partner and has been an investor in every project since 2001. Sam has served on the Board of Trustees of University Park United Methodist Church and on the Board of The Weekday School.  He served as the Board Chair of The Weekday School from 2013 – 2015. Sam and his wife, Brandi, have 2 children. Sam is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys playing golf, hunting, and fishing.

LREA Licensed Real Estate Agent and member of NTCAR North Texas Commerical Asssociation of Realtors

 Renee TravagliniRenee Travaglini
Renee has been the controller for Hank Dickerson & Company since 2010.  She brings with her more than 30 years of financial analysis and reporting experience.  Prior to joining HDCO, Renee was the chief financial officer for an energy management consulting firm and a cost / budgeting analyst for an aircraft refurbishment and an automotive manufacturing plant.  Renee earned her MBA degree from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX and also holds a Bachelor’s of accounting degree from Clarion State University in Clarion, PA. Renee and her husband Joe and son Matthew are avid sports fans who enjoy cheering on their favorite teams.