As opportunistic developers, we seek value-add and ground-up opportunities in the path of growth, with a specific focus on multi-family, industrial, and the hospitality sectors. By identifying underutilized properties in growth areas, we're able to generate immediate cash flow and provide short-term security, while we work through planning and development. With an end goal towards the highest and best use, we create long-term value for our partners and investors.
Stuart Thomajan is the founder of the Chameleon Group, specializing in real estate, hospitality and technology projects since 2001. In this role, he oversees business development, hospitality ventures, and corporate management. Prior to TCG, Thomajan was co-founder of Asset Optimization Group (AOG), Vice President of Corporate and Strategic Development for VerticalNet, (NASDAQ:VERT), and CFO and COO of CertiSource, Inc. In addition, he serves on the boards of several private companies, as well as on the Board of Governors of the Austin charities Lifeworks Youth and Family Alliance and The Rise School of Austin.
Currently, Mirehouse serves as the Chameleon Group’s General Counsel, overseeing the legal affairs of the Company, including contract negotiations, motions and filings, and legal analysis. Prior to joining the Company, Mirehouse was a briefing attorney for Judge Meyers at the Court of Criminal Appeals, a project manager at LeeReedy, a reporter for the Denver Post, and a press secretary for the Colorado Senate. She received her J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law and a degree in Journalism and Political Science from Colorado State University.
C.K. Chin joined the Chameleon Group in 2011 and serves as its Director of Hospitality. In this role, Chin oversees menu and staff development, FOH and BOH management, and the overall guest experience. He partnered with Thomajan in 2011 to open Swift's Attic, a Chameleon Group venture and now considered one of Austin's top restaurants. Previously, Chin was a general manager for over 10 years at multiple well-known Austin food spots, including Paggi House and Kenichi. He graduated with an elementary education degree from Texas A&M University.
Barry Gamache currently serves as Chameleon Group’s Director of Operations, focusing on operational efficiencies and brand expansion. Gamache joined the Company in 2014 as General Manager of Swift’s Attic, a Chameleon Group restaurant. Prior to joining Swift's Attic, Gamache spent over 15 years managing various bars and restaurants in the Austin-San Antonio area, including The Granary in San Antonio. He attended the University of Texas.
Whitney Roberts joins the Chameleon Group as the Director of Public Relations and Marketing. In addition to leading the Company’s overall public relations strategy, she is responsible for corporate brand management and all marketing initiatives. Prior to joining the Company, Roberts worked in public relations and marketing for TicketCity, Zapper, and Multimedia Games. She earned a journalism degree from Texas Tech University.
Keegan Archer joins the Chameleon Group as a Project Manager. In this role, Keegan combines his previous experience in real estate and restaurants to manage the Company’s land acquisition, development analysis, new projects, and tenant improvement. Previously, Archer worked as an Executive Chef at Henri's, Sous Chef at Jeffrey's and Josephine House, and project manager for CCNG Realty and the Chameleon Group. He received a business management degree from Texas A&M- Kingsville.