DALLAS, Nov. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Tanya Ragan, the esteemed president of Wildcat Management, a woman-owned real estate investment, development, and management company, has been recognized as a distinguished alumna by her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wis. In their recent annual publication, The Outlook, the university celebrates Tanya’s remarkable achievements and her significant contributions to the real estate industry.
Born and raised in Rochester, Minnesota, Tanya Ragan established her roots in Texas almost twenty years ago. With a degree in fashion merchandising and a minor in business administration from UW-S, Tanya’s arrival in Dallas transformed the city forever. As the only female-owned developer in downtown Dallas, she has become a champion for community building and has consistently created authentic neighborhood experiences that have had a tangible impact on residents and economic growth.
Tanya’s accomplishments in the male-dominated industry of commercial real estate are truly remarkable. While women make up less than 1.5% of self-made investors in this field, Tanya has shattered gender expectations and set a new standard for success. She firmly believes that representation matters and constantly strives to surpass the expectations placed upon her as a female professional.
A key aspect of Tanya’s success lies in her ability to foster and maintain meaningful relationships with various stakeholders. She has forged connections with local business organizations, state officials, the City of Dallas leadership, the Dallas police department, and numerous city departments. Tanya has led and organized initiatives focused on revitalizing and reinvigorating the Dallas Farmers Market neighborhood, which has now become the largest residential district in downtown Dallas. Additionally, she spearheaded the relocation and redevelopment of two historic landmarks, the Liberty State Bank building and the Purse building, leaving an indelible mark on the city’s architectural heritage.
Tanya’s latest undertaking, Castle Ranch, a mixed-use development in Mansfield, TX, showcases her unparalleled energy and ambitious vision on a grand scale. This project exemplifies her dedication to creating communities that thrive and fostering economic growth.
With her Midwestern work ethic and her Texas-sized ambition, Tanya Ragan has become a driving force in community development and a source of inspiration for aspiring female entrepreneurs nationwide. Her impact on local communities continues to be transformational, and her commitment to driving positive change remains unwavering.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Wildcat Management?
A: Wildcat Management is a woman-owned real estate investment, development, and management company that takes on mission-driven projects and strategic public-private sector partnerships to spark economic turnaround and community growth.
Q: How can I contact Wildcat Management?
A: For questions or comments regarding Wildcat Management, please contact Monica Moreno, the Executive Manager, via email at [email protected] or by phone at 214-758-0348.
Q: What are Tanya Ragan’s notable projects?
A: Tanya Ragan has led several remarkable projects, including the revitalization of the Dallas Farmers Market neighborhood and the relocation and redevelopment of the Liberty State Bank building and the historic Purse building.
Q: What is Tanya Ragan’s latest project?
A: Tanya Ragan’s latest project is Castle Ranch, a mixed-use development located in Mansfield, TX, that showcases her bold energy and ambitious vision on a larger scale.