Ian Pierce

Graduation Year: 
1978

Ian PierceIan Pierce, Dallas :: was promoted to vice president of communications with The Weitzman Group/Cencor Realty Services, the largest retail-focused commercial real estate services firm based in Texas. He is responsible for corporate communications for the firm’s offices in Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, Houston and San Antonio. He also writes about retail market trends as a contributing editor for D CEO magazine and as a running blogger for The Dallas Morning News. He is a recipient of the Communicator of the Year award, presented by the Dallas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators, and other honors including the Katie Award of Excellence from the Press Club of Dallas and “Quill” awards from IABC. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. While at North Texas, he had a feature story due for the Daily: “Desperate and up against deadline, I noticed odd-looking trees on campus, interviewed an arborist and had a front-page article about how a certain fungus was causing live oak trees on campus to develop odd bulges. Exciting times!”