Alston was born in Memphis, TN, graduated from Williams College with a BA, then an MA in Geology from UT Austin.
During 40 years in Austin as owner, developer, salesperson and broker, Alston worked on complex transactions involving many different types of properties. While always serving clients with integrity and maintaining clear communications, he supplies the in-depth information that they need and uses his broad experience to advise and lead them through the process of buying or selling.
Alston served the National Association of Realtors as President’s Liaison to Central America 2008-2013, and served the Texas Association of Realtors as Chairman of the International Committee in 2012. He’s fluent in Spanish, having served 20 years as a volunteer interpreter for medical teams in Central America.