Brad Waken, CCIM, CPM, CSM, CRX. CLS is the proprietor broker for Waken and Company Real Estate. Waken has over 25 years experience in the shopping center industry. Prior to Waken and Company, Waken grew up in the five generation, family grocery business in Enid, Oklahoma. In 1984, Enid Development Company was created to manage the grocery store anchored shopping centers, along with multiple downtown and stand-alone retail and office buildings. In 2003, Waken joined with J. Herzog & Sons Investments, a national, full service real estate company, which manages over five million square feet of malls and shopping centers, along with other assets including hotels, restaurants, industrial, office, and mineral rights. Waken is an active member of CCIM, IREM, NAR, and ICSC.
Kari Higgins, CRMC is the project and design manager for Waken and Company Real Estate. Higgins has 13 years experience in sales, staging and design, promotional campaigns, and event planning. Proficient in Auto CAD, Revit, and Live Interior to assist in the clients custom needs. Prior to joining Waken and Company, Kari specialized in developing marketing strategies for businesses in the retail and service sectors and was selected by NAB as one of the top 15 marketing consultants in the nation from 2006 - 2008. Kari is a member of OAB, NAB, and RAB.
Jennifer Berkenbile joined with Waken and Company / Enid Development as a property manager and consultant in 2006. Jennifer brings 15 years of experience in affordable housing, senior housing, project consultation, and human resource management to the team.