Jason WellsManaging Broker/Owner
Jason Andrew Wells is a Lawton, Oklahoma native. Jason attended Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, from whom he received dual college scholarships in football and soccer. He graduated from Furman in the year of 2000, with a B.A. degree. While in attendance at Furman University, Jason not only excelled in his academics, he also stood out in his collegiate activities in both soccer and football.
After college, Jason had a unique experience playing professional football in the Arena Football League and opportunities with multiple NFL football teams. His professional football career began in San Jose, California, where he beat out UCLA’s All American kicker in training camp, from there he went on to play for the San Jose Saber Cats, the Orlando Predators, and the Dallas Desperados, with whom he spent three consecutive seasons with the Jerry Jones’ Dallas Cowboys Arena Football League franchise, playing the position of placekicker.
Throughout his Arena Football League career, Jason was consistently amongst the top kickers in the Arena Football League, while also leading the league in percentage records. Jason still holds multiple AFL records. Jason was offered and accepted a job with the Robert Lynn Company, a commercial real estate firm in Dallas, Texas while in his last season with the Dallas Desperados.
After four years, Jason then decided to retire from professional football and returned to his hometown of Lawton, Oklahoma in 2004, in pursuit of commercial real estate opportunities. Jason teamed up with retired Oklahoma State Senator, Sam Helton to form a new partnership in Insight Commercial Real Estate Brokerage. Insight Commercial has quickly grown in its success, with hard work, loyalty and knowledge of the area.
Jason is currently a member in the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) candidacy program to obtain his CCIM designation, which is the most prestigious and highly respected designation in the commercial real estate industry. Additionally, Jason is a member of the ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) the worlds leading retail real estate association. Jason currently holds an Oklahoma brokers license and is also licensed in the state of Texas. His goals are to continually strive to make Insight Commercial the most knowledgeable and dominating real estate company in the region.
Previous and Current Boards & Committees
- City of Lawton Parks & Recreation
- Great Plains Improvement Foundation
- City of Lawton land sale of 28 acres for $2.5 million for Carmike IMAX and restaurant/retail development
- Ryan’s Steakhouse
- Panera Bread
- Hollywood Video
- Comanche Nation Enterprises
- Elliott Electric
- Jack in the Box
- Candlewood Suites
- Altus, OK Shopping Center $2million
- Platt College 30,000sf building
- Save-A-Lot Grocery Store 22,080sf
- Aubrey Chevrolet Dealership
- Lanestone 72 Units Multifamily
- Copper Ridge 64 Units Multifamily 2.1million
- Bank of America
- Bank of Commerce
- 56,000sf Serco, Inc.
- 5,000sf Verizon Wireless
- 2,200sf Papa Johns
- 65,000sf CGI Build to suit
- 11,000sf Hibachi Grille & Sushi
- 28,000sf Freedom Stores, Inc.
- 20,000sf Raytheon Company
- 5,000sf Anytime Fitness
- 40,000sf USA Discounters
- Marco’s Pizza
- Wing Stop
- Rib Crib Restaurants
- Home Zone
- Billy Sims BBQ
- Navy Federal Credit Union
- Jimmy’s Egg
- 45,000sf Raytheon Defense Contract
- Five Guys Burgers
- Jimmy John’s Sandwiches
- Eyemart Express
- Orange Leaf Yogurt
- Red Wing Boots
- Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
- Platt College
- Hamra Plaza
Nena HardyBroker Associate/Office & Property ManagerRaised on Twin Oaks Golf Course in Duncan, Oklahoma, Nena learned at a very young age to love land that grows into a very prosperous business. Her parents had a vision and built the course in 1961 which she started helping at the young age of 6 while learning a very strong work ethic. She graduated Marlow High School in 1974 and shortly thereafter obtained her Insurance and Investment Licenses after moving to Texas in 1982. She established 4 separate insurance office locations under 2 corporations as well as producing personally in insurance sales. Throughout her insurance career she pursued numerous hours of higher education including becoming an adjunct teacher for the Successful Money Management course at a Junior College. Nena volunteered within the insurance association and served on numerous committees on a local, state and national level, attending several hearings with the Senate in Washington, DC. She also wrote a weekly financial column for the Corpus Christi Caller Times for several years. Nena loves animals, especially Arabian horses, which she has trained, shown and cared for over many years. She was blessed with a trip of a life time by her mother to accompany her on an African Safari where they visited 5 countries in South Africa over a month. She is also an avid diver and has been on numerous dive trips all over the world. Nena has 3 children, 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren which she loves to spend quality time with. She also loves teaching them to ride horses and enjoys the beaches on their vacations together. In June of 2006 after returning to Oklahoma, her home state, she received her Oklahoma Real Estate License as a Sales Associate. She worked several years in the residential area but always knew her love was in the commercial area of real estate. Nena came to Insight in September of 2012 where she found her ever growing niche in property management. Since then, she has also obtained her Brokers Associate License. With her versatile personality, organizational skills, financial background and many well learned life lessons, she has become a sought-after property manager for Insight. Her dedication to knowledge, growth and the prosperity of Southwestern Oklahoma keeps her committed to your commercial real estate needs.
Melissa BusseSales AssociateBorn in South Korea, Melissa Busse relocated to Lawton, OK with her military family almost 30 years ago. She attended high school in Lawton and would later go on to attend Western Oklahoma State College. Melissa, known as Mimi to friends and colleagues, has always had a knack for hard work and entrepreneurship. This began at an early age when she would assist her mother in tailoring soldiers’ uniforms for their family-owned business. Melissa has successfully developed and managed multiple business ventures throughout her professional career. No dream is too big, and no challenge is too great. Melissa’s entrepreneurial spirit has inspired her to open four childcare learning facilities in Lawton. She also owns and operates a bakery business; Bakery and Co. These ventures have given her the unique perspective and ability to connect with business owners on a personal level. Melissa found her true passion for real estate through the process of buying and flipping homes with her husband, Ryan. Together they have renovated and sold over 20 properties. Melissa states “I strive to further improve the economic and commercial growth of our community and my clients. My ability to quickly assess a commercial property helps me create a vision for the future transformation of your business.” Melissa is currently a member of the Oklahoma Childcare Association and has served on several state committees. In her free time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and their two well-behaved dogs, Marilynn and Presley.
Bill D. StampsSales Associate
Bill is a long-time resident of Lawton, Ok. Born in Duncan, OK his family moved to Lawton where he attended Lawton Public Schools and graduated from Lawton High school.
Athletics have always been a way of life, with golf being his favorite hobby. Bill grew up being the son of a football coach and later entered the family sporting goods industry. Bill attended Cameron University, then worked with his father in the local sporting goods retail/wholesale until moving on to a Civil Service position for 9 years as a computer analyst.
Bill and Sharon have 2 children, 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Bill’s passion to return to Lawton is what drew him back into retail sporting goods. He opened his first retail store in Lawton, Bill’s Score Board, and he chose to establish a 2nd location in Wichita Falls, Tx. a few years later. The family operation of this business continued for 26 years.
Bill decided to enter real estate with Park Jones Realty of Lawton in 2013. Bill received the award, ROOKIE OF THE YEAR and went on to produce over a million-dollars in production each year. Bill made the transition to Insight Commercial Real Estate as he wanted to focus on commercial transactions.