Meet The Team


Born and raised in Austin, TX, she moved to Dallas three years ago with her boyfriend, Jonathon, and her rescue Boxer named Dempsey. She spends a lot of time on the Katy Trail and at the Katy Trail Ice House because it reminds her of Austin.
Fun Fact: Mandy is an avid scuba diver and has been diving all over the world! 

Mandy Zapata

Community Director


This ray of sunshine was born in St. Louis, MO  She attended a private Catholic school until her father moved the family to Arlington, Texas to pursue an employment opportunity. DeAnna's hobbies are dance and skating. She is a National Champion of Ballroom dance, opened a dance studio in Houston, Texas and taught dance in many cities including Austin and Dallas. She has recently decided to make Dallas her permanent home and roller skating her new found hobby!

DeAnna Frey

Assistant Community Director


This lovely lady is an amazing cook, a mom of 3 and loves to laugh. Her favorite place to eat is Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen. She loves interacting with the residents and is in love with the view of Dallas that you get from being at The Katy Victory Park. Fun Fact: She has an amazing memory and can remember all the little details!

Christa Craig

Leasing Manager


Ben keeps things running smoothly for us all!

Benjamin Pesina

Building Engineer



New to Dallas, he has made it a goal to explore different parts of Dallas and fully immerse himself in the culture of what we love about Dallas, TX. He loves doing handy work, watching football, particularly the Eagles, and hanging out with his good friends. Fun Fact: Rob teaches boxing and can also do Bird Calls.

Robert McEuen

Assistant Lead Maintenance


Looking for a good spot to eat? Or maybe a great place for dancing with a trip to the movies after? Well, whatever you are looking for, Danny can find it!

Danny Villarreal

Head Concierge


We can't forget our amazing overnight concierge at @thekatydallas, Metabel! This intelligent beauty was born in Nairobi, Kenya, and attended the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication for her College Certificate and Nairobi University in Kenya for her BA in Investigative Journalism and Corporate Public Relations Communication. ??? She's worked as a TV/Radio personality in the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation before moving to the U.S. where she trained at United Airlines as a Flight Attendant. This lovely lady is an avid writer and loves poetry and traveling. ✨ We are so grateful to have such wonderful staff like Metabel here at #TheKatyDallas.

Metabel Nyabaro