Faculty & Staff

Ina Midkiff

Department Chair and Professor of Marketing, Financial Management, and Real Estate 
Austin Community College
Cypress Creek Campus 
1555 Cypress Creek Road 
Cedar Park, Texas 78613
Phone: (512) 223.2072
Fax: (512) 223.2089
Office: CYP 2204.8
Directory Listing and Office Hours
Curriculum Vitae
Faculty Website
ina@austincc.edu

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Ina Midkiff is the Department Chair of Marketing, Fashion Merchandising, and Real Estate. She has taught at Austin Community College for over 20 years. She earned a BBA and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Tarleton State University. Over the years she has served as Division Chair of Business Studies Division, Department Chair of Management, Associate Dean at Cypress Creek Campus, Assistant Department Chair of Marketing, Fashion Merchandising, and Real Estate and served as an officer of Austin Community College's Faculty Association. She also has had several consulting jobs for small Internet companies. She teaches Advertising, Marketing, and Financial Management courses.

She received the ACC Teaching Excellence Award for the outstanding full-time faculty member (2004-2005) of the year in May 2005. She was the 2002 Piper Professor Nominee from Austin Community College. In 1991 she received the NISOD Teaching Excellence Award at ACC and has been nominated several times as the outstanding full-time instructor at ACC by the Phi Theta Kappa student association. Her professional affiliations include Texas Community College Teachers Association and the Southwestern Administrative Disciplines in Marketing.

Margie Shelnutt

Administrative Assistant
Austin Community College 
Cypress Creek Campus 
1555 Cypress Creek Road 
Cedar Park, Texas 78613
Phone: (512) 223.2199
Text: (512) 423.0766
Fax: (512) 223.2089
Office: CYP 2204.1
Office Hours: M T W Th F 9am - 6pm (Lunch 1:30pm - 2:30pm)
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shelnutt@austincc.edu

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Margie has been with ACC for 19 years and in the Business Studies area for 18 years. Her first position with the college was in the Professional Development Department. After a year she transferred to The Business Studies area where she has been the Administrative Assistant for the Financial Management, Marketing, and Real Estate Departments. Recently, the departments and Margie have relocated to the Cypress Campus.

Margie has served on numerous ACC committees along with holding several officer positions within the ACC Classified Employee Association. During her term as President of the Classified Association she campaigned for Stipends for Classified officers, equal cost living raise for all employees including frozen employees and helped to organize the first College-wide ACC Picnic and softball tournament.

Mario Aguilar

Associate Professor of Paralegal
Austin Community College
Rio Grande Campus
1212 Rio Grande
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 363.8649
Fax: (512) 223.3427
Office: RGC Adjunct Portable Building
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maguilar@austincc.edu

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Mario Aguilar is an Associate Professor in the Paralegal Department.  He has taught at Austin Community College (ACC)  for more than seven years.  He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas at Austin.

Mario has more than 25 years of professional and management experience in various positions including Senior Attorney, Executive Assistant, Manager, Research Associate, Editor, Trainer and Counselor at local, state and national programs.  He has counseled, represented and/or work with real estate agents, brokers, appraisers, banks, homebuyers, developers, construction companies and real estate development companies. He was a Senior Attorney at two State Agencies responsible for the administration of more than 300 million dollars in public housing and real estate programs.  Mario helped design, manage and implement the state’s Single Family Housing, Mortgage Credit Certificate, Multi-Family Housing and the Low Income Tax Credit Programs.

Stacia Ashmore

Adjunct, Professor
Austin Community College
Cypress Creek Campus 
1555 Cypress Creek Road 
Cedar Park, Texas 78613
Phone: (512) 223.1790 x26557
Mobile: (512) 619.7260
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Curriculum Vitae
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sashmore@austincc.edu

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Stacia L. Ashmore is an instructor for Austin Community College, as an Adjunct Assistant Professor since 2001. She is qualified to teach Real Estate Appraisal, Property Management, Principles I & II, Law of Contracts, Law of Agency and Texas Notary Law. These classes have been approved by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (TALCB) and the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) to qualify toward licensing requirements. Stacia has completed course work at the University of Texas, Austin, in the field of Education and Educational Psychology and has earned an Associates Degree of Applied Science in Real Estate from Austin Community College.

Stacia L. Ashmore has been involved in real estate since 1991. She has experience in the areas of loan processing, real estate sales transactions representing both buyers and sellers, consultation, property management, leasing and residential appraisals. Stacia has been appraising on a full time basis since 1998. Stacia is a state certified residential appraiser, Certification #TX-1329540-R and is the founder and sole proprietor of Texas Hill Country Appraisals since 2000. Stacia is also a licensed real estate broker, Broker License #0478152, and is the founder and sole proprietor of Texas Hill Country Real Estate Services, offering full brokerage and property management services for residential properties.

James Michael Crane

Professor of Real Estate
Austin Community College
Cypress Creek Campus
1555 Cypress Creek Road
Cedar Park, Texas 78613
Phone: (512) 633.7482
Fax: (512) 223.2089
Office: CYP
Directory Listing and Office Hours 
Curriculum Vitae 
Faculty Website 
jcrane@austincc.edu

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Michael Crane was first licensed in Real Estate in 1972 and has been a Broker since 1976. He is a practicing real estate professional and has operated his own firm since 1982. Licensed as a General Real Estate Appraiser through much of the 1990s, Mr. Crane has extensive experience in the sale, management, marketing, appraisal, finance and investment of Real Estate. He has taught courses in Real Estate at Austin Community College since 1993.

Mr. Crane received his BLS Degree in Real Estate from St. Edward's University and has completed advanced valuation courses through the Appraisal Institute and the American Society of Appraisers, and studied Financial Planning at the University of Texas. He is an Instructor for the University of Texas Professional Development Center in Small Business topics and is an approved MCE Instructor for core and elective classes by the Texas Real Estate Commission.

Peter Glover

Professor of Real Estate
Austin Community College
Highland Business Center
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752
Phone: (512) 388-4152
Fax: (512) 223.2089
Office: NRG and CYP
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Curriculum Vitae
Faculty Website
pglover@austincc.edu

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Pete Glover has been licensed to practice real estate by the Texas Real Estate Commission since 1973. He is currently the broker/owner of Pete Glover, REALTOR, specializing in residential and commercial sales, property management and leasing services. Mr. Glover is a member of National Association of REALTORS, Texas Association of REALTORS, Austin Board of REALTORS, and the Austin Central Texas Realty Information Service. He has taught at Austin Community College as an Adjunct Professor of Real Estate since September 1980. He teaches all areas offered by the Real Estate Department including college credit, continuing education, and mandatory Texas Real Estate Commission courses.

Mr. Glover earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Connecticut at Storrs, Connecticut, and also holds an Associate Degree of Real Estate from Austin Community College. He was awarded his pilot wings after graduating from United States Air Force pilot training in 1967. He served as a pilot in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War flying 100+ combat missions. During his service, he was awarded the Air Force Air Medal with oak leaf clusters. In 2004 he was honored by receiving the NISOD Teaching in Excellence Award which is awarded by the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin.

Vance E. Powell III

Professor of Financial Management and Real Estate
Austin Community College
Rio Grande Campus
1212 Rio Grande St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 306.8179
Fax: (512) 306.8179
Office: RGC
Directory Listing and Office Hours
Curriculum Vitae
Faculty Website
vpowell@austincc.edu

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Vance E. Powell III has been instructing part-time at Austin Community College for the past 3 years. Prior part-time teaching experience includes 4 years with the Society of Real Estate Appraisers and 6 years with the American College of Real Estate. Vance is an independent Fee Appraiser and Market Analyst. His appraisal experience encompasses all types of commercial and residential properties. Since 1973 he has been actively involved in numerous aspects of the real estate profession and is experienced in real property appraisal, acquisition, development, counseling, financing, management, and instruction. He has testified as an expert witness in Bexar, Comal, Dallas, Harris, Travis, and Williamson Counties in Texas. Mr. Powell holds a BBA from the University of Texas with a concentration in Real Estate.

He has been very active in serving in the professional appraisal associations being elected the local SREA Chapter President during 1987-1988. Other positions include 3 years as the Vice chair (1985, 1986, and 1987) on the National SREA Foundation and the National Continuing Education Committee, six years on the SREA Standard of Professional Practice committee, two years (1989-1990) on the AIREA Regional Standards Committee, 4 years on the Regional Standards of Professional Practice Committee for the newly merged Appraisal Institute, two years on the AIREA National Division of Professional Recognition Committee 1989-1990, and during 1991 he served on the Appraisal Institute's National Public Relations Committee and was an elected one of the Chapter Regional Representatives.

Professional Designations and Memberships are as follows:

Appraisal Institute (MAI)-American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers
Senior Real Property Appraiser (SRPA)-Society of Real Estate Appraisers
Senior Residential Appraiser (SRA)- Society of Real Estate Appraisers
State of Texas Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
State of Texas Real Estate Brokers License

Scott Sims

Professor of Financial Management and Real Estate
Austin Community College
Cypress Creek Campus
1555 Cypress Creek Road
Cedar Park, Texas 78613
Phone: (512) 964.3773
Fax: (512) 223.2199
Office: CYP 2204.2
Directory Listing and Office Hours
 Curriculum Vitae
Faculty Website
scott.sims@austincc.edu

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Scott Sims is an adjunct professor in Financial Management and Real Estate. He has taught courses in Marketing, Financial Management and Real Estate since joining the faculty at Austin Community College for the Spring Semester of 2007.

Scott has been a licensed real estate agent for 25 years and a real estate broker for 22 years. He has had his own brokerage office in Austin for the past 20 years. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Real Estate and Finance in 1986. Scott worked previously in his family's real estate business and taught real estate classes at Odessa College.