After graduating from Texas Christian University with a BBA in Entrepreneurial Management, Mr. Garnett Brookshire began his career in commercial banking as a credit analyst for PlainsCapital Bank in Dallas before transitioning to the family business, Brookshire Grocery Company, working in Retail Operations for four years.
In 2012, Garnett, his father Tim Brookshire, and business partner Andy Bergfeld partnered together to renovate and revitalize the People’s Petroleum Building, and subsequently the Plaza Tower in downtown Tyler, TX. He currently oversees the property management and renovation programs for both developments, consisting of over 300,000 SF of office and retail space. In all, Garnett benefits from over 10 years’ experience in residential and commercial real estate management and development. He currently serves on the board for Hospice of East Texas, East Texas Communities Foundation, Tyler Economic Development Council and the Board of Trustees for Marvin United Methodist Church.
In 2015, Garnett was the recipient of the W.C. Windsor Award as an Outstanding Tyler Citizen under the age of 40. He and his beautiful wife, Christina, and their two children, Peaches and Poppy, are active members of Marvin United Methodist Church in Tyler and enjoy traveling and spending time with family.