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By <i>Journal of Property Management</i> staff
MEMBER Update Lead SeptOct

Chris Hirth, CPM, CCIM, and Jerad Nielsen, CPM, CCIM

Chris Hirth, CPM, CCIM

Jerad Nielsen, CPM, CCIM

Capital Square, a national investment sponsor in Glen Allen, Virginia, has promoted Chris Hirth, CPM, CCIM, to vice president of asset management and Jerad Nielsen, CPM, CCIM, to senior asset manager. Hirth is now responsible for the company’s growing portfolio of multifamily properties in the Southeast, and Jerad Nielson is responsible for net-leased medical, office, industrial and retail properties across the nation. Capital Square CEO Louis Rogers notes, “Chris and Jerad consistently add value to Capital Square’s investment properties through their keen intellect, insight, market knowledge and ability to identify opportunities and mitigate risks.”

Candace Mehls, CPM, CRP®
Calgary-based Associa C-Era Property Management & Realty and Montgomery Ross & Associates recently announced Candace Mehls, CPM, CRP®, as its vice president of client retention and client services. “Candace has been a valued leader from the moment she joined the Associa family over 20 years ago,” said Jeff Wilson, ARM, C-Era Property Management president. “We know that our team will continue to leverage her expertise and dedication to client relationships as we expand in the future.”

Teruo “Terry” Suenaga, CPM, and Noriaki “George” Shiomi, CPM
After serving as president of the Japan Property Management Association (JPMA) for three terms, Teruo “Terry” Suenaga, CPM, is completing his final term this September. Suenaga is the seventh president of the association and the first IREM CPM member to serve as president. He will be succeeded by Noriaki “George” Shiomi, CPM, who was IREM’s first CPM member from Japan. JPMA membership represents 70% of the residential rental market in Japan. Its advocacy work has had recent success with the passage of the Rental Property Management Law, which will professionalize the property management industry and require companies to register with the Japanese government.

Rick Tilghman, CPM, CCIM
Rick Tilghman, CPM, CCIM, was promoted to the role of managing director at SVN | Miller, an AMO firm in Salisbury, Maryland. In his new position, Tilghman will oversee all daily operations of brokerage, property management, maintenance and business development. In his previous position as SVN | Miller’s director of property management, Tilghman increased property management business by 55% and helped develop and grow a maintenance and janitorial department by 300%.

2020 Women of Influence
Twelve IREM members have been named 2020 Women of Influence by GlobeSt Real Estate Forum. Selections are based on criteria such as career achievements, community outreach and mentorship within the industry. Above all, these women, recognized in four categories, have all made a distinctive mark on the commercial real estate industry.

“I’m honored to be engaged with these amazing women, as IREM members and as real estate professionals,” says IREM CEO and Executive Vice President Denise Froemming. “They’re the best example of what women in commercial real estate can achieve and an inspiration to everyone in this industry.”

Congratulations to these 2020 Women of Influence:


Cheryl Gray, CPM
2020 IREM President
QuadReal Property Group, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Amy Hall, Associate member
Caton Commercial Real Estate Group, Naperville, IL

Broker – Landlord/Agency representation

Holly Hughes, CPM
Colliers International, AMO, Atlanta, GA


Deborah Phillips, CPM
The Quadrillion, Jonesboro, GA

Karen Tepera, CPM
Greystar, AMO, Irving, TX

Property/Facility manager

Sandra Boyle, CPM
Cushman & Wakefield, AMO, San Francisco, CA

Cindy Clare, CPM (Standout woman to watch)
IREM Executive Committee
Bell Partners, Greensboro, NC

Tory Glossip, CPM
Colliers International, AMO, Seattle, WA

Mindy Gronbeck, CPM
IREM Executive Committee
Hawkins Companies, AMO, Boise, ID

Marla Maloney, CPM
Cushman & Wakefield, AMO, St. Louis, MO

Kimberley Morgan, CPM
Stream Realty, Atlanta, GA

Molly Stengel (Woman to watch)
Hughes Development Corporation, Greenville, SC

Journal of Property Management

Written by <i>Journal of Property Management</i> staff

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