Our Team

Our Team

Our team of friendly experts and professionals are here to serve the commercial real estate needs of our community. Whether you are looking to buy an investment property, sell your current building, or need assistance with leasing or any other related services – we are here to listen to your needs and give guidance and direction. We look forward to getting to know you and understand how we can be a resource to your goals and vision! You can get to know our team members below a bit more and learn not only about their experience, but also discover what makes them thrive. We encourage you to pick up the phone to give us a call or fill out this contact form here.

Sam Cameron

Partner/Broker Advisor

Sam leverages his decades’ worth of commercial real estate experience into investing in the people around him. His long-term vision is to build a legacy that far outlasts him. Sam offers keen understanding in owning and operating businesses, successfully founding and operating three companies between 1983 and 1997; all three business are still in operation today. He has served in leadership and consultant roles in the commercial real estate and property management spheres for over forty years. As the President of Thrive, Sam brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table His expertise in land, retail, office, and industrial sectors as well as his attention to the uniqueness of each deal gives clients assurance that they are in good hands.

Sam is wholeheartedly invested in the local Front Range community, and sustains longterm partnerships with local business owners and non-profits in the community. He currently serves as board president of Springs Rescue Mission, and was nominated by his peers in the Realtors Commercial & Industrial Society as the 2003 Commercial Realtor of the Year. Sam also is a past president of the Board of Realtor’s Service Corp (RSC), past chairman of the Realtors Commercial & Industrial Society (RCIS), past chairman of the Realtors Commercial Alliance (RCA) of the state of Colorado, and a director of the Colorado Association of Realtors (CAR).

Sam is married to Helen Cameron and together they have three beautiful daughters; the Cameron family loves traveling back to their native Scotland as well as exploring new destinations. On a sunny Saturday, you might find Sam on the golf course or walking his three dogs.

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Helen Cameron

Partner/Broker Advisor

Helen thrives when she is inspiring others toward their own success story. She quickly fosters confidence through her friendly style, successful track record, and business expertise. A fierce advocate for her clients, Helen tirelessly works on their behalf, harnessing her considerable experience in the retail, industrial and office sectors. She understands the importance of effective communication, and is a highly-skilled business negotiator with many years of experience in the commercial real estate arena. Helen has a unique way of negotiating a win-win for her clients that leads to strong, long-lasting partnerships. Her generous spirit and can-do attitude make her a key member of the Thrive team.

Originally from Scotland, Helen married Sam Cameron in 1981 and shortly after relocated together to Atlanta, Georgia. While living in Atlanta, Helen co-founded and managed several successful businesses in the property management, retail and services sectors. Helen and Sam raised three amazing daughters and moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Colorado Springs in 1997. Helen is active in her church and in numerous local and national organizations, and loves encouraging those around her.

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Logan Harrison

Partner/Broker Advisor

Logan’s passion for real estate is fueled by his desire to see others succeed; in short, he thrives when you do. His steadfast championing of the people behind the real estate has led to partnerships with some of the best developers, tenants, landlords, buyers, and property owners across the nation. Through focusing almost exclusively on the retail sector of commercial real estate, Logan has a well-honed pulse on current market trends and variabilities within trade areas. His unwavering commitment to integrity and excellence both earns and keeps his clients’ trust.

A Colorado Springs resident since 2000, Logan loves to adventure with his wife Grace; whether it’s skiing, golfing or running, you’ll most likely find this couple outside. As local business owners themselves, they are personally invested in the growth of this city, and love their community. Together with their son Brantley, the Harrison’s enjoy soaking up the Colorado sun and introducing Brantley to the myriad of places and people that bring them joy.

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Michael Paul

Broker Advisor

Helping others realize their dream is what Michael is all about. His dedication to serving people is why Michael got into commercial real estate. He challenges himself to walk a mile in each of his client’s shoes to ensure their best interests are protected. This mindset has allowed Michael to work with groups of all kinds from local startups to national brands alike. His diverse experience lends his clients confidence that no task is too tall. By putting people first paired with market expertise, Michael delivers results where everyone wins. While his focus is primarily on the retail sector of commercial real estate; Michael’s knowledge of the overall commercial market has helped his client’s to lease, buy, and sell properties across the industrial, office, and multifamily segments as well.

Michael has grown up with the city of Colorado Springs as his family moved here from Omaha, Nebraska in 1998. Outside of his Nebraska Cornhusker fandom there was no looking back. Michael enjoys skiing, golfing, and cheering on his favorite sports teams whenever he can. He also loves spending time with his family, friends, and of course his two dogs.

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Stephen Swiatek

Broker Advisor

Stephen exemplifies the Thrive mantra of investing in the future through people. A valuable team player that takes the time to truly listen and pour into those around him, he consistently goes the extra mile for teammates and clients. Stephen brings extensive experience and financial expertise to the table, having transformed over 40 single-family homes from underperforming properties to valuable cash-flow generators. His far-reaching vision and uncanny ability to dissect spreadsheets and mine for hidden potential continues to be paramount to his clients’ lasting success.

A family man, Stephen loves to adventure with his wife, Katelyn, and their two children. He has lived in Colorado for the majority of his life and enjoys hiking and fishing in the Rocky Mountains. Whether he is traveling with family, on the golf course, or sitting down with a client, Stephen wholeheartedly enjoys connecting with those around him and bringing his natural giftedness for synergy and truly seeing people.

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Katy Fry

Director of Client Services

Wholehearted, authentic and passionate are just a few words that easily describe Katy Fry. She continually pushes herself out of her comfort zone, and loves to throw herself into the work of creating true connection with clients. With the rare gifting of being both people and task minded, Katy thinks systematically and creates streamlined processes while remaining approachable and truly caring about those around her. Her drive for excellence and love of learning means that she is always growing and developing the very best strategies for her team and those they serve.

A Chicago native, Katy moved to Colorado Springs in 2014 and still can’t get over the view. Katy loves immersing herself in a great book as well as creatively decorating her home and inspiring others to do the same. She values hospitality; whether it’s enjoying a cup of locally roasted coffee or sharing a meal at home with family and friends, you will find Katy fully invested in creating community with those around her.

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Clint Christianson

Portfolio Manager

Our Portfolio Manager Clint Christianson, oversees the Colorado Springs portfolio which includes office, industrial and retail properties. Clint’s support staff includes an assistant property manager, three maintenance technicians, and an office manager.

Over the past 25 years, Clint has worked in multiple areas of commercial building operations, including commercial HVAC systems, Facilities Technical and Administrative Management, and Commercial Property Management Services. Clint holds an active Colorado Brokers License, HVAC contractor’s license, and is a Certified Facilities Manager designated through IFMA (International Facilities Management Association). He is excellent at what he does, bringing both experience and wisdom to the table while always being solution-focused.

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Sharon Roberts

Assistant Property Manager

Sharon brings both a well-honed professional expertise and vitality for life to her role at Thrive. She effortlessly connects with tenants and landlords as she serves with excellence, bringing clarity and creative solutions to whatever challenges might arise. Sharon had worked as a loan officer at Colorado Financial Company for several years before shifting to the real estate sector in 2011. It was a fit; Sharon quickly fell in love with the field and has since acquired experience in property management, facilities maintenance, as well as in residential and commercial real estate. She is currently in the process of becoming a licensed broker. Already relationally connected with Sharon, the Thrive team was thrilled to welcome her as they launched their property management department in July 2020.

Born in Georgia but moving to Colorado as a toddler, Sharon is deeply rooted and connected in the Springs. A woman of faith as well as family, Sharon loves to invest in her immediate and extended family. On a weekend you might find her at a family function having a fish fry or enjoying each other’s time at a barbecue with her beautiful daughter Patience and grandson DiVyne with her fiancé Jermaine.

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Austin Cederholm

Assistant Property Manager

Having grown up in farming and ranching, Austin is an excellent problem solver and is always eager to learn. Austin’s construction experience has ranged from general property maintenance and repair to overseeing complex tenant improvement projects and Class A office building renovations. When issues arise, he never backs down, finding timely solutions that uniquely fit each tenant’s needs.

Austin joined Thrive Commercial Partners in July 2020, and continues to be a highly valued team player, bringing both expertise and commitment to the table. In the future, Austin hopes to become a property manager and believes his maintenance and construction experience will help him have a deeper understanding of what it takes to be a great property manager. In his free time, Austin enjoys traveling home to Montana to visit his family, hiking, snowboarding and spending time with his new puppy.

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Marcus Schadewald

Head Maintenance Technician

Marcus joined Thrive, formerly CameronButcher, in October of 2019 after several years of experience in the Commercial Maintenance field for both local and international companies. After years of experience in Residential Maintenance, Marcus wanted to become more involved with community based projects to invest in the city in which he lives.

Marcus is happy to be back in the community, working with tenants to troubleshoot and resolve their issues in a timely and effective manner. He specializes in efficiency, and is never short of ideas on how to get the job done right the first time.

Marcus is originally from Michigan, and with his wife and dogs, they packed up to live their dream of making Colorado their home. When he is not working, Marcus can be found off-roading, camping, and traveling with family and friends.

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Matthew (Matt) Knoll

Property Maintenance Technician

Matt comes to Thrive Commercial Partners from years of residential maintenance and construction, and brings both the respect and personalized care that comes from working in someone’s home to every business that he enters. Matt uses every opportunity to learn more about the building he works on, and enthusiastically takes on all problems that arise. He joined the Thrive team in July 2020, and has consistently been a faithful and excellent part of the team.

In the future, Matt plans to pursue an electrical engineering degree to work on power projects overseas. In his spare time Matt loves to travel, hunt, fish, hike, and enjoy time with family.

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Tiffani Sandoval

Accounting Assistant

Tiffani thrives on using her skill set to take financial stress off of business owners’ shoulders. She loves helping businesses get organized into healthy financial rhythms that result in a feasible budget. A Colorado Springs native, Tiffani has worked for many small businesses in the local community for the past eight years; she was happy to join Thrive in the spring of 2020. Our Thrive team is continually grateful for her expertise, efficiency, and ready willingness to serve.

Tiffani loves all that Colorado has to offer in the realm of outdoor activities; her favorite place on earth is “anywhere in the mountains.” On a weekend, chances are you will find her hiking with her dog Max, kayaking, or traveling with friends and family.

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