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Meet our team of experienced personnel with a wide range of insight and skill sets.

C. Trebes Sasser, Sr.
C. Trebes Sasser, Sr. is the Founder and President of Ridgemont Properties, Inc. and the Founder and Managing Partner of Sasser Royalties, LLC. Preceding these roles, Mr. Sasser worked for Venus Oil Company beginning in 1980 and left in 1984 to start Ridgemont Properties. Mr. Sasser graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1978 with a BBA in Finance.

Trebes is an active member of the National Association of Petroleum Landmen, National Association of Royalty Owners, San Antonio Landmen Association, San Antonio Apartment Association, Texas Apartment Association, and the National Apartment Association. He is an advisory board member for Operation Comfort-Wounded Warriors, San Antonio Youth for Christ, and the Valero Alamo Bowl. He is a past President and current member of the Alamo Kiwanis. Furthermore, he sits on the Board of Directors at Rio Bank.

Mr. Sasser is an active member of his church and holds weekly bible studies in the office. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Laura Sasser and their four children and nine grandchildren. When not in the office, he enjoys working on the ranch.

C. Trebes Sasser, Jr.
Vice President
C. Trebes Sasser, Jr. serves as Vice President at Ridgemont Properties, Inc. overseeing all property management, asset management, and financing related activities. Furthermore, he is actively involved in the sourcing, underwriting, due diligence, deal structuring, capital raising and closing of real estate investment transactions.

Previously, Mr. Sasser worked for Countrywide Commercial Real Estate Finance’s CMBS office in Dallas, Texas and BBVA Compass Commercial Real Estate in Dallas, Texas. As a second generation family business member, growing up Mr. Sasser has worked at every level of the family business, starting at mowing lawns. He received a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University in College Station.

Mr. Sasser actively serves the local church body of Harvest Bible Chapel as an elder. He sits on a C12 Group peer board and is a member of the Real Estate Council of San Antonio (RECSA).

Mr. Sasser and his wife Michelle have been blessed with three children, Harper, Riley and Trebes III. His passions include Christ-centered discipleship and outdoor activities such as running, hunting and fishing.

Sean Grady, CPA, MBA
Sean joined the Ridgemont Properties, Inc. team in August 2016 and is responsible for managing and overseeing the accounting functions of the Company and its related entities. He started his career in banking and brings 18 years of accounting experience, where he was proudly focused on serving the banking needs of our troops.

Sean holds an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Marketing from Texas Lutheran University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Webster University in Saint Louis. He is passionate about serving in the community through various volunteer opportunities, including the Wounded Warrior Foundation, Fisher House, San Antonio Food Bank, and the Schertz Humane Society.

In his free time, Sean enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, boating, hiking and spending time with his wife, Teresa, two dogs, and step-daughters Lesli and Kaili, who both actively serve in the United States Air Force and United States Navy.

Nikki Lawson
Property Manager
Nikki Lawson serves as the Commercial Real Estate Property Manager for Ridgemont Properties, Inc. Nikki is responsible for the property management and leasing of the commercial property portfolio. Nikki also serves the company through assisting with property acquisitions and financing closings. Additionally, Nikki is involved in the asset management including budgeting, forecasting and capital improvement projects.

Nikki’s previously was employed by Tobin Mapping Company (P2Energy), and joined Ridgemont Properties in 2009. While working at Ridgemont, Nikki began pursuing a higher education. In December of 2015, she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.B.A. in Finance from Texas A&M University – San Antonio. The skills and training that she acquired and developed in her education have been improved and sharpened through her work with Ridgemont, and the benefits have been apparent throughout her time here.

Nikki met her husband Ryan while he was passing through San Antonio to Mexico, where he was headed to do mission work. They have been married for nine years and have two dogs and a cat, all of which are rescued. She enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.


Brenda Elizondo
Senior Accountant

Brenda Elizondo serves as the Senior Accountant for Ridgemont Properties, Inc. Brenda grew up in San Antonio and graduated from Alamo Heights High School. She started working part-time at Ridgemont in 2002, while still in high school. Upon graduation Brenda continued her education at St. Phillips College. After a brief stint in the healthcare industry, she returned back to Ridgemont in 2008.

Brenda assists in the management and oversight of the accounting related functions for all the real estate and operating entities managed at Ridgemont Properties.   Brenda and her husband Everardo have been married for over ten years and have two boys, Daniel and Matteo.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Iva Vorpahl
Property Manager

Iva Vorpahl serves as Property Manager overseeing the multi-family portfolio for Ridgemont Properties, Inc.

Iva brings 10 years of asset management and property management experience in both multi-family and residential property management and real estate. She previously worked as Property and Asset Manager for OLP Management in Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Iva and her husband Travis are parents to two little ones, Benjamin Cole and Owen Riggs.

Having just moved back to San Antonio from Denver, Colorado, a few hobbies have changed. Snowboarding and hiking weekends are now parks and play dates.