Land Tejas, a Houston-based residential development firm, has added two positions to its development team as it continues its expansion in the Houston area.

Philip Guyton is the new vp of finance for Land Tejas. Guyton has 25 years of financial and management experience, with a focus on construction and engineering. Before joining Land Tejas, he was CFO of a Houston real estate development firm. Previously he served as Managing Director of a real estate fund where he identified and developed new investors. As investment manager, he reviewed close to 1,000 business opportunities, resulting in the formation of 26 different companies and partnerships. Guyton holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University, and a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from Auburn University.

Ted Washington Guyton.

“We are fortunate to have Philip join us, with his accomplished background in financial and investment operations,” said Jennifer Keller, president and COO for Land Tejas. “He will play an integral role with the company as we continue to explore growth opportunities.

Ted Washington Morrison.

Land Tejas also has hired David Morrison, who will work as an assistant project manager. Morrison has worked six years in residential and commercial development. Before moving to Houston in 2017, he worked for Wells Fargo Bank in Dallas, specifically with the commercial real estate lending and home builder finance groups. Morrison also worked with Provident Realty, a single-family residential developer in Dallas. Morrison spent one year on active duty and has served since 2013 in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. He attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth.

“We welcome David’s perspective in both residential and commercial land development,” said Jennifer Keller, President and Chief Operating Officer for Land Tejas. His achievements in financial management will make him a valuable asset to the team.”

Land Tejas is the master-planned developer of Miramesa at Canyon Lakes West, Lago Mar in Texas City, Balmoral in the West Lake Houston area, Sterling Lakes and Sierra Vista on Highway 288, Wedgewood Forest in Conroe and Vanbrooke in the Fulshear area.