Meet Our Board

Our board of directors carry over 50 years of experience in the real estate investing and management industries. We all share a passion to help others achieve their goals and gain financial independence.

Detra & Gregg Harris

Managing Director, Detra L. Harris, Managing Director. She is a Bay Area native, locally born and raised in San Francisco, CA. She is a multi-business owner, a Realtor, a real estate investor, landlord, property manager, and a mentor that carries over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry. Her management portfolio includes over 15,000 units of conventional and affordable housing communities collectively, 28 Million in asset management. She holds a HUD Certified Occupancy Specialist Certification (COS), Certified Multifamily Specialist (CMS), Certified Community Association Manager (CCAM) as well as a Certified Tax Credit Specialist (TCS).   Member @ Large, Gregg Harris worked over 30 years in the airline and service industries, Director of Housing for Seniors and Multi-business owner.

Tamala Barnes

President, Tamala Barnes is a homeowner who lives and works in Oakland, CA. She is also a real estate professional who joined Strive Wealth Builders in 2016. Her dedication to Strive as a board member and advocate has allowed our team to move forward with community projects in alignment with our mission and goals. Tamala continues to seek affordable housing projects that meet our real estate acquisition criteria and works to building community relationships with those in alignment with our goals.

Curtiss Sykes

Secretary, Curtiss Sykes is a business owner and real estate investor with several years of experience managing client relationships and business transactions. Curtiss joined Strive Wealth Builders in 2017. He is commitment and diligence to his personal wealth building experience which has inspired many Strive members to succeed and prosper as they move forward with their growth and life experiences.

Scott Isacksen

Member @ Large, Scott Isacksen is a real estate investor who owns several apartment buildings and has spent over 10 years in maintaining multifamily communities. Scott joined Strive Wealth Builders in 2017. His experience has brought a perspective of long-term maintenance of a property and problem solving that comes from years of experience.Scott currently is overseeing a portfolio of rental properties totaling more than 620 units ranging from duplexes to low rise buildings.

our management team

Professional, Reliable & Experienced

Our team is our family. We work together on all projects to ensure our tenants and customers are satisfied and provided with excellent services. In addition to our Executive Management Team, we acknowledge our back office workers; Gregg Harris, Regional Maintenance Supervisor (All States), Jasmine Underwood (Ohio Property Manager), Donna Lynn-Scott (Illinois Property Manager), Carl Gamble (Ohio Property Manager) and Ryland MacDonald (Texas Property Manager).

Eleanor Hall, Project Manager

Eleanor Hall brings 10+ years of complex program and project management experience to the development of 15010 Broadway Terrace. During her career she has initiated and lead both non-profit and for-profit ventures, forming strategic partnerships and securing $2M in investor financing while guiding complex projects towards positive outcomes. A skilled project manager and relationship-builder, Eleanor has spent much of her professional career operating within networks of professionals to achieve positive results. She has a deep appreciation for the beauty of the Oakland hills, and currently resides in Montclair.

Cleveland Mitchell, Regional Manager

Cleveland Mitchell III has been in the Property Management and Real Estate industry for the past 5 years. He holds a California Real Estate License and received his bachelors from Holy Names University in Marketing and Communications. He holds a HUD Certified Personnel of Occupancy (CPO), Tax Credit Specialist (TCS), California Certified Residential Manager (CCRM). He has managed and operated over 2000 market rate and affordable units during his short tenure.

John Perdido, Senior Property Manager

John Perdido has extensive experience in property management and contract administration. His expertise serves multifamily and affordable housing communities. John has worked for top management companies in the Bay Area for the past 10 years. He is HUD, Tax Credit certified and a senior housng specialist.

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828 San Pablo Avenue, Suite 105D



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Detra L. Harris, Managing Director

Gregg D. Harris, Maintenance Supervisor

John Perdido - Senior Property Manager

Jasmine Underwood - Ohio Property Manager