Telisa Webb Schelin

Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer

Telisa’s impressive legal experience is just the tip of the iceberg of this savvy business leader who is positioning Extenet for unprecedented growth and expansion. 

Beyond Extenet

  • Telisa is an active member of Attorneys Serving the Community (ASC), which provides fundraising support for local nonprofit organizations whose programs benefit women, children and families.
  • Telisa serves on the governing Board of Directors of North Texas Performing Arts, the country’s largest nonprofit youth theater.

About Telisa

Telisa was named Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer in 2022 and brings a wealth of experience managing complex legal, financial and business issues. Telisa previously served as Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President and Secretary for TIER REIT, a real estate investment trust focused on commercial office properties, prior to its merger with Cousins Properties. There, she was responsible for all legal aspects of the company including finance, real estate and commercial business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, lease and contract administration, litigation, risk management and human resources.

Telisa has nearly 25 years of legal experience in corporate governance, securities and regulatory matters and was in private practice with Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP (now part of Foley & Lardner) prior to her role with TIER REIT.

She is licensed to practice law in Texas and Oklahoma and has a juris doctor with highest honors and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tulsa. She has been recognized by the Dallas Business Journal as one of its “40 Under Forty” and was named one of the 10 leading “Women of Influence” by Real Estate Forum magazine.

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