The Pelican Company's Team
John Dade - Project Manager
After graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in Industrial Business, John ambitiously went on to own his own commercial construction company in Southern California from 1972 to 1990. From 1990 to 2010, John acted as CEO for Seaport Construction specializing in retail, commercial, and residential construction. Since 2010, he has utilized his expertise in builder development and manages all of the Pelican Compan's new construction projects and renovations. 
As the company's Project Manager, John is responsible for overseeing all construction aspects of The Pelican Company's acquisition portfolio. He diligently leads and manages the project team with authority and responsibility from the project board on a day-to-day basis.
Samantha Kalil - Portfolio Manager
Samantha was born and raised in Tucson, AZ. After graduating from the University of Arizona, Samantha became the Chief Sales Officer for five years in the property management industry for commercial office space in San Diego, California. It was a no brainer to join The Pelican Company's team and make her way back to Tucson. 
Samantha is in charge of all the day-to-day property management as well as representing The Pelican Company on real estate transactions for the company's portfolio. In addition to the responsibilities above, Samantha is a licensed Real Estate Agent in Arizona and on track to continue her family's commitment to the Tucson business community. 
Asia Andry - Operations Manager
Asia interned for The Pelican Company during her senior year of college while attending the University of Southern California. Both her passion for real estate and first-hand experience with university-related housing lead her to permanently relocate​ to Tucson, Arizona and join the Pelican team full-time. During her first two years with the company, Asia received a Masters of Real Estate Development from the University of Arizona. 
As an Operations Manager, Asia works with Samantha to actively oversee and manage the daily operations and performance of the company's portfolio.