Michael Schaeffer is a serial entrepreneur and has over 15 years of experience in the community and development space. A graduate of Abilene Christian University, he has extensive experience with operations and budgeting, as well as capital structures and partnerships. His prior experience allows him to see the grander vision, while also maintaining a strong attention to detail.
He is currently a Principal Partner with Ironwood Development and prior to that was a co-founder for IWC Texas, an Allen based construction and development company with a focus on public and private construction projects. During his tenure with IWC Texas, the business grew from zero to over $6M in sales before his exit in 2020. Mr. Schaeffer was also a Principal with The Alder Group where he worked in land acquisition, entitlement and development of Senior Independent Living Communities.
Mr. Schaeffer is an active volunteer for All Community Outreach, Allen Fairview Chamber of Commerce, Greenville Oaks Church, and the Allen Public Safety and Recovery Board. Michael is passionate about Allen and has been honored to speak at numerous events and to various organizations such as Leadership Allen, the City of Allen Census Committee, the CIP Committee for the Allen Library and the groundbreaking for the Collin College Technical Campus in Allen.
Michael and his wife Dina have three children and have lived in Allen since 1999.
Emad Siddiqi grew up in Allen, Texas and previously served on the Board of Adjustments, Building and Standards Commission and Sign Control Board for the City of Allen. During his time with the Board, he acted in a quasi-judicial capacity to review land use regulation and court orders for enforcement of standards.
With a B.S. from U.T. Dallas and a J.D from OCU School of Law, his background includes data integration, corporate governance and contracts. His primary expertise is in Intellectual Property and he currently works for the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He volunteers his time with different community organizations including Allen CERT and local Inventor groups.
Clemencich was elected to Allen City Council in 2017 and reelected in 2020. and has a long history of volunteering in the Allen community. He appreciates Allen’s community spirit and believes its parks, schools and city facilities make it a wonderful place to live, work and play. Since his election, he has served on numerous committees and boards for the City of Allen. Outside of his city and board duties, Clemencich supports the Allen Community Development Board, the Allen Parks and Recreation Board and the Allen Independent School District Board.
Clemencich is a certified public accountant (CPA) with over 30 years’ experience in finance and corporate accounting. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in accounting and an M.B.A. in corporate finance. He and his wife, Laurie, have been married for over 30 years; they have five children and four grandchildren. They are members of St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Allen.
Mr. Litinas is a Michigan native and a graduate of the University of Michigan. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is currently Vice President with Trez Capital Texas, a real estate lender and investor, and has held that position since early 2013. Prior to that time, Mr. Litinas was Chief Financial Officer for Grand Homes, a large, privately-owned Dallas homebuilder.
Mr. Litinas has been active in the community, volunteering with such organizations as the Allen Eagles Lacrosse Club, Boy Scouts of America,
and the First United Methodist Church of Allen.
He and his wife, Kathy, have two sons and have lived in Allen since 1995.