25 years of experience ensures every second counts


Brady K Wood


With over twenty-five years of restaurant, entertainment and real estate development experience, Brady has founded a wide variety of start-up and institutional investment ventures.  At twenty years old, he purchased a local dive-bar while attending Southern Methodist University.   That investment yielded five more restaurants, three live music venues, three drive-ins, three music festivals, a record label and a retail store.  Proceeds from entertainment concepts were parlayed into a love for real estate and resulted in many impactful projects and historic restorations.  In 2005, he founded INCAP Fund, a private equity real estate fund that invested and developed over $250 million in urban residential and mixed-use infill projects.

In 2013, Brady created WoodHouse, a food & beverage, hospitality, sports advisory and investment firm that leverages decades of entertainment experience with a lifetime of real estate investing to create provocative and culturally significant solutions.  Current assignments include The Star, Dallas Cowboys’ new $1.5B world headquarters, numerous hotel turnarounds along the East Coast and two master-planned communities in the DFW area.  He has current ownerships stakes in José restaurant (Dallas), Bare Knuckle Brewery (Chicago), Pilgrimage Music Festival (Nashville) and private social club Park House (coming to Highland Park). 

Brady graduated from Southern Methodist University, has current and past leadership roles in the Young Presidents Organization, Booker T. Washington High School, Preservation Dallas and has helped create and/or served on a variety of community and neighborhood boards.


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Brandt has over twenty-five years of experience in creating, developing and operating sixteen entertainment and hospitality ventures, including the iconic venues Trees, The Green Room, Gypsy Team Room in Dallas and Coyote Drive-In.  He also developed a groundbreaking national live music program at Harrah’s Entertainment with C3 Presents and has festival production credits that include Trees Outdoor Music Festival, Dallas 2000 and 2001 New Years’ Events, and Live at the Drive-In with Jimmy Buffett in 2014. In September of 2015, Brandt co-developed the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival that takes place each year in Franklin, Tennessee featuring a 50-band, 5-stage production which has become the signature boutique festival for the Nashville/Franklin area.As a principal at WoodHouse, he is developing entertainment and hospitality projects for notable clients including Republic Property Group, Highgate Hotels and Crossroads Brewing Company.

Brandt graduated from Washington and Lee University and currently is raising a family in Dallas, Texas.  Brandt has served on the Booker T Washington Arts Magnet Board, National Restaurant Association Board, Young Entrepreneurs Organization Board, and has collected numerous awards for both business and charitable efforts over the years.


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Juan Torres


With more than 18 years of experience in the restaurant business, Juan displays his passion and drive as WoodHouse’s food and beverage connoisseur. Juan started out in the restaurant business as a bus boy in Fort Worth for Firebird Restaurant Group, working his way up over the years through popular and legendary restaurant concepts Meso Maya  and Angeluna. He also spent years working for the M Crowd Restaurant Group who own Hispanic eateries Mi Cocina and Taco Diner. Juan currently works for WoodHouse’s most recent project José as the General Manager. 

Juan studied Business Administration in Mexico and his love for food comes from his mother who owned a catering business. 



Rachel Michell

DIRECTOR OF Membership and communications

With over 10 years of marketing experience in luxury retail and hospitality, Rachel's expertise includes brand strategy, project management, public relations, event management, advertising and publishing. Rachel joined Park House in early 2017, as the Director of Membership and Communications. Prior to Park House, she was the Senior Marketing Manager at Highland Park Village, where she was responsible for overseeing the iconic shopping center’s brand strategy, advertising, media planning, event production, charitable contributions and publishing the bi-annual magazine for Highland Park Village. Rachel began her career at Rosewood Hotels & Resorts in their corporate office located in Dallas, Texas. With Rosewood, she was responsible for managing overall strategy, brand campaigns, advertising, website development and social media strategies. 

Rachel is extremely passionate about serving her local community. She is currently a member of Cattle Baron’s Ball, serves on the Circle of Friends Board for New Friends New Life as their Publicity Chair and on the Partners Card Retail Advisory Board for The Family Place. She has also served on a variety of committees including TACA, Genesis Women’s Shelter, Ronald McDonald House of Dallas, Equest, Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the North Texas Food Bank.

Rachel holds a BA in Business Management from Texas Tech University. She currently resides with her husband (John) and two dogs (Emma & Finley) in Preston Hollow.


Hannah Wood


Hannah joined WoodHouse in 2016 as Project Manager, with a focus on overseeing all projects coordination and overall development of specific scope and design while managing office operations. With over 10 years experience, she provides project budgets, procurement of proposals and bids, project scheduling, and acts as liaison with clients. Prior to WoodHouse, she was at Goldman Sachs working on the commercial real estate mortgage lending platform with a specific focus on handling loan management, market research and preparing loan packages. Prior to Goldman, she worked at Stonelake Capital Partners, a privately owned real estate firm, with a primary focus on client and investor relations and event planning for the company. Hannah also worked at Highland Capital Management as a lead executive professional aiding high level executives with a concentration on project management, marketing development and firm wide event planning.

Hannah holds a BA from Louisiana State University with a minor in History and Communications. She is also a Texas Notary Public and has her Paralegal Certificate from the University of New Orleans.



Julia Wood


As Production Assistant and Creative Deisgn, Julia maintains principal and client relations, focuses on all deliverables for projects and serves as a liaison for daily management preparations. Prior to joining WoodHouse, she was at Fuja Marketing as a Project Manager working on producing high-quality marketing and promotional materials for corporate and hospitality industries. Previously, to Fuja Marketing, she worked at Ice Bro Promos as the Project Manager of marketing design, supervised graphic designers and vendors on production specifications to maintain project timelines and budgets, and served as principal liaison between CEO and clients.

Julia is an active member of BvB Dallas, a young professional philanthropic organization that raises awareness, funds and support to tackle Alzheimer's. She currently holds a position on the Leadership Board as the Team Blonde Events Chair, which involves the management and production of organization wide events.

She is currently attending Southern New Hampshire University to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

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