As a Partner in Allied Orion Group, Gene has directly or indirectly successfully sponsored the acquisition/development of approximately 3,600 multi-family units with a total aggregate value of over $460 million. Gene is active in many professional associations, including the Houston Apartment Association where he served as the 1997 President. He currently serves on the Board of the National Multi-Housing Council (NMHC). Gene has served on the Board of Directors for Housing Credited Professionals, as Vice President of the Texas Apartment Association (TAA), as a member of the Assembly of Delegates and as a member of the PAC committee of the National Apartment Association (NAA). Gene is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS), Certified HUD Occupancy Specialist (COS) and a Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP). Gene is a graduate of the University of Houston and is a licensed Real Estate Broker.