Carpathia Development


Warren Ross


Warren is a principal at Carpathia and President of Ross Group, a construction and engineering company that has completed nearly $1 billion in contracts under his management. In 2011, he leveraged his construction experience to found Carpathia’s predecessor development group. Warren has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tulsa.

Elliot Nelson


Elliot is a principal at Carpathia and CEO of McNellie’s Group, a collection of 19 restaurants that pioneered downtown revitalization in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and Little Rock. Since 2004, Elliot has been involved in urban core rehabilitation through multifamily, retail, office, and restaurant development as McNellie’s Group, Nelson+Stowe, and Carpathia. Elliot completed his undergraduate studies at Notre Dame. He is a board member of the Tulsa Chamber of Commerce, the Oklahoma Restaurant Association, and is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization.

Casey Stowe


Previously, Casey was a partner in development company Nelson+Stowe, where he led several multifamily and retail urban center revitalization projects. Prior to real estate, Casey worked in the banking, health technology, and energy industries. Casey has a bachelor’s degree and MBA from Loyola University in New Orleans.

Matt Newman

Director of Development

Matt has 10 years of development and construction experience spanning homebuilding, land development, historic rehabilitation, and downtown new construction. Matt received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and studied construction management at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.

Spencer Westfall

Project Manager

Spencer has 10 years of experience in commercial banking, construction, and contract negotiation in the real estate and energy industries. His expertise includes general contracting, title work, contract negotiation, and commercial lending. Spencer received his bachelor’s degree in Construction Management Technology from Oklahoma State University.

Kevin Symcox

Development Manager

Kevin specializes in real estate finance. Previously, he worked in business research, urban planning, and the military. Kevin did his undergraduate studies at Yale and received his master’s degree in real estate and urban development from Harvard. Kevin also serves as an infantryman in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.

David Friedland

Development Manager

David specializes in real estate finance and public policy. He has worked in local government and in economic development research. David received his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in NYC and completed a master’s degree in urban policy at Harvard. David is also a Teach For America alumnus.

Melody Allwine

Property Manager

Melody has six years of property management experience spanning 16 properties, with a background in vacation rental management. She is currently earning a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Oklahoma Wesleyan University.