Gilbert Fleitas is the CEO and Co-Founder of Theo. Gil is a 35-year veteran of the real estate industry, spanning roles as a real estate attorney, developer, and a provider of facilities management services, the latter two as a partner/managing director with Trammel Crow company (1985-1999). Prior to co-founding Theo in 2010, Gil cofounded the Byzantium Brokerage Services, one of San Francisco’s top residential real estate teams from 2002-2010.
Gil is a native New Yorker, a graduate of Harvard University and Stanford Law School. He resides in Marin County with his wife, two children, and a Great Pyrenees dog named Scout.
Daniel Bremer is Director of Operations at Theo. Dan is one of the Co-Founders and has led the Theo team in business and app development working closely with our engineering team, Good Dog Design, since 2011.
Dan’s deep understanding of the life of an agent has been crucial to Theo’s vision and continued development. Prior to co-founding Theo, Dan was an agent with Pacific Union between 2004 and 2010. He also worked at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young for two years, managing large-scale software implementation projects for corporate entities involved in the management of significant real estate investments.
Dan has a BA in economics from Vassar College. He resides in San Francisco with his wife and two kids.
Emily Prescott joined Theo in August, 2016 as Theo’s first Marketing and Communications Manager. She graduated from Dominican University of California in San Rafael with a BA in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. She prepared for the challenge of a new business experience with marketing internships at Homewood Mountain Resorts and Food Guru. She is excited about the multi-faceted challenges Theo offers.
Emily is an accomplished college athlete, playing four years of NCAA DI/II college tennis. She received the PacWest Academic Achievement Award in 2012 and MVP in 2013. She also was the team’s Assistant Coach at Dominican from 2014-2016.
Travis Carpenter joined Theo in May of 2016 as the Senior Customer Service Success Manager. He is dedicated to creating a customer support department that is unparalleled not only in real estate, but the model for any company.
Prior to Theo, Travis worked at Shuddle as the Customer Support Manager where he created and led the customer support team, partnered with the product and engineering teams to improve the user and driver experience, and communicated customer feedback to the product development teams.
Travis attended Oregon University from 2009-2011. Shortly after moving to San Francisco in 2012, he started his career in customer service management.
Ashton Playsted joined Theo in November of 2016 as a Full-Stack Software Engineer. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2010 with a BA in philosophy. In 2015, he completed the intensive web development program at App Academy in San Francisco.
Coming from a family steeped in residential real estate, Ashton is driven by both the challenge and opportunity that the industry faces in applying exciting new mobile technology.
Ashton enjoys playing basketball, watching the Oakland A’s and playing the banjo.
Friends and allies
From Mill Valley, California to Adelaide, Australia, Henry and Tom Gooden make a dynamic engineering and design duo. Henry and Tom started Good Dog Design in 1992 and have been part of the Theo family since 2012. As Good Dog Design puts it, like a good dog, they have been nothing but the most loyal, smart, tireless and fun team behind the engineering development of the highly user focussed iOS and Web Application, myTheo.
Good Dog Design is a global digital design and development agency creating smart websites, easy to use apps, and amazing user experiences. Their knowledgeable and flexible team develops customized approaches to all of their projects.
Good Dog Design has been providing top-notch digital services for clients around the world for over 15 years. The firm has established and maintained successful working relationships with Fortune 500 companies such as ABC TV, Dole, Disney, Intel, and Mattel. They provide custom digital solutions for companies of all sizes, including Alibris, The Nielsen Company, and Digital Chocolate. They also work with a number of non-profits such as the Australian Red Cross and Kiddo! in Mill Valley, CA, taking pride in captivating users and building lasting client relationships.
Good Dog remains at the forefront of technology, learning new tricks and maintaining exceptional flexibility with a highly talented crew of designers, producers and developers. In addition to their full time staff, they work collaboratively with a wide network of specialists who enable them to tailor each project perfectly to their clients’ needs. A team of ten talented and multi-skilled employees keeps them nimbly competitive while providing detailed personal attention to each and every project. With two offices in constant communication from Adelaide to the Bay Area, they are able to keep projects on the go 24 hours a day.