CHRIS SKYLES

CO-FOUNDER, MANAGING DIRECTOR

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PROFILE

Chris is an Austin-based entrepreneur, investor, and real estate developer driven to modernize the Commercial Real Estate industry. In 2006 Chris founded SkylesBayne which transacted over $1 Billion in Commercial Lease Transactions over its 12-year history.
In early 2018, Chris joined forces with tech entrepreneur, Kenny Tomlin, to launch Elevate Growth Partners (EGP).
While building EGP, Chris and Kenny identified an opportunity to build software that is modernizing the CRE Industry. They created AnthemIQ, a transaction management software that allows brokers and clients to go from search to signed lease on a collaborative digital platform.
Chris has a passion for developing office buildings that inspire people through design and function. He engages this passion through his development company that builds architecturally significant office buildings in Austin including Waterloo Central and Victory Plaza.

AFFILIATIONS

  • Austin Technology Council
  • Silverton Partners, LP Investor
  • Austin Chamber, CEO Peer Advisory Group
  • RECA
  • FEI, Gold Sponsor
  • Builtin Austin
  • Sixth Street Austin, Past Member

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Texas A&M University