Ingram’s Media has named IREM Regional Vice President Brad Ashley, CPM, as one of this year’s Kansas City 40 Under Forty. The inclusion of Ashley, managing director of property and facilities management for Newmark Grubb Zimmer, AMO, puts him in a group of professionals from multiple industries that Ingram’s recognizes for their “commitment to the long-term health of the Kansas City community through their countless hours of mentoring other young professionals and volunteering with service organizations throughout the metro area.”
The Florida- and Maryland-based Bainbridge Companies recently announced the promotion of Dana Caudell, CPM, to its president of property management. Upon her appointment, Bainbridge EVP and COO Kevin Keane said of Caudell, “Dana’s strong leadership and vast array of multifamily experience have been important drivers of our success. We look forward to the many contributions Dana will make in her new role.”
Academic Member Terry Fields is the 2019 recipient of the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) Apartment Career & Education (ACE) Educator Award. Fields, named one of IREM’s 2017 30 Under 30, pays it forward by preparing students for careers in real estate, serving as program director and term assistant professor for the Weidner Property Management and Real Estate Program (WPMRE) at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
The Houston Office Group of Holt Lunsford Commercial recently awarded Tod Harrison, CPM, with a promotion to managing principal. With 30 years of practical experience in Houston commercial real estate, Tod has oversight responsibility for office leasing and property management for the Houston location, as well as for development and execution of its strategic planning and business development.
BOMA Philadelphia has selected Colliers International, AMO, regional managing director Steve Resinski, RPA, CPM, to serve as chair for its 2019–2020 term. As he takes on his new role, Resinski notes, “This year will be an exciting one, with many opportunities for BOMA Philadelphia professionals to be involved through planning and execution phases for the 2020 BOMA International [annual conference, taking place in Philadelphia] or volunteer to showcase our world-class city as it nears.”
Chicago-based AMO Firm The Habitat Company has brought Kimberly Sisney, CPM, on board as vice president of its affordable division, Habitat Affordable Group. Charlton Hamer, senior vice president of Habitat Affordable Group, has this to say about Sisley: “Kimberly has spent her entire career in the affordable housing industry and has a true passion for the sector. Her years of experience in all aspects of affordable housing, but specifically property management, have allowed her to hit the ground running.”
Managing director Brett Williams, CPM, is expanding his leadership role at Transwestern Commercial Services (TCS), AMO, in Houston. His focus will be on national business development initiatives for Transwestern’s asset services and the company’s related real estate offerings. The company notes that Williams’ business development expertise and extensive relationships with institutional investors have proven to be strong differentiators for them.
Women of Influence
IREM Members were well-represented on Globe St.’s 2019 Women of Influence list, and four took top honors in their categories.
In the Property/Facility Manager category, Renee Savage, CPM, of Capital Growth Properties Inc., AMO, in La Jolla, Calif., was named the Gold Winner, and Tessie Nolan, CPM, of Granite Properties in Plano, Texas, took Silver.
Gold went to Karen Whitt, CPM, of Colliers International, AMO, in Washington D.C., in the Humanitarian category, and Jana Turner, CPM, of RETS Associates in Newport Beach, Calif., was named the Bronze Winner in the CRE Consultant/Advisor category.
Also recognized were Libby Ekre, CPM, Tracy L. Johnson, CPM, and Patricia Wolf, CPM (Property/Facility Manager); Deborah Phillips, CPM, and IREM CEO/EVP Denise Froemming (Independent/Non-Business Professional); IREM President-Elect Cheryl Gray, CPM (Innovator); and Associate Member Barbara Armendariz (Broker-Tenant Representation).
Many companies come and go swiftly, so it’s worth celebrating the ones that truly endure. There are two in the IREM universe that have recently hit significant milestone anniversaries. Eugene Burger Management Company (EBMC), AMO, of Rohnert Park, Calif., helmed by 1981 IREM President Eugene Burger, CPM, has reached the 50-year mark. Also part of the EBMC executive team is Lori Burger, CPM, IREM president in 2015. EBMC has offices throughout California and Nevada and provides fee management services for all types of commercial and residential properties. Salt Lake City-based Woodbury Corporation, led by Randall O. Woodbury, CPM, IREM president in 2010, is celebrating being in business for an entire century. Woodbury Corporation was founded in 1919 by F. Orin Woodbury. Forty years after starting the company, in 1959, he served as IREM president. The company is one of the West’s largest and most experienced full-service real estate development teams.