Movers & Shakers

April 30, 2021 |

Updated April 30, 2021

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Chad Christian, CAM, CAPS  •  Chief Administrative Officer  •  Rainey Property Management  •  Houston

Chad Christian has joined Rainey Property Management as the Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, Christian will focus initially on key administrative and company management functions. Christian joins Rainey with many years of experience in multifamily property management, most recently as Senior Vice President at Monument Property Management and previously with companies such as Avenue5, Pinnacle and Riverstone Residential Group.

Melissa Brady  •  Vice President of Strategic Marketing  •  Fogelman Properties  •  Memphis, Tenn.

Fogelman Properties, one of the country’s largest, privately-owned and fully integrated multifamily investment and property management companies, is pleased to announce the expansion of the marketing team and appointment of Melissa Brady as the new Vice President of Strategic Marketing. Brady brings more than 20 years of deep expertise and marketing, communications and PR experience to the newly created role. She will be a key player in driving overall marketing initiatives.

Carly Stevenson  •  President of Property Management  •  Mandel Group Inc.  •  Milwaukee

Mandel Group Inc. has hired Carly Stevenson as the President of Property Management. She joins the Milwaukee firm from McCaffery Interests, where she was the Senior Vice President of the Chicago-based firm. She has also spent time with AMLI Residential and Trilogy Real Estate Group.

Meghann Belford  •  Learning & Development Specialist  •  Woodmont Properties  •  Fairfield, N.J.

Woodmont Properties has announced Meghann Belford will step into a new position as the Learning & Development Specialist. In this position, Belford will play a critical role in Woodmont’s career development, which will cultivate growth and opportunities for the advancement of its team members. Belford will be instrumental in the implementation of career development programs designed to provide the highest level of talent management and coaching across all positions within the company.

Courtney Troka  •  Regional Community Manager  •  Woodmont Properties  •  Fairfield, N.J.

Woodmont Properties has promoted Courtney Troka to Regional Community Manager overseeing the East Region. Troka, who joined Woodmont Properties in 2016, served as Community Manager of Woodmont Place at Palmer and at Woodmont Valley in Lower Macungie. In 2020, she was promoted to Senior Community Manager, providing support across the portfolio. Troka will be responsible for guiding her team through day-to-day building management, and resident relations, as well as ensuring successful lease-ups.

Todd Sears, CFA  •  Executive Vice President of Research, Policy & Strategy  •  Kittle Property Group  •  Indianapolis

Todd Sears, CFA, has been named Executive Vice President of Research, Policy & Strategy at Kittle Property Group, Inc. Since 2005, Sears has held numerous leadership positions with Kittle Property Group, Inc., including Director of Finance, CFO, Executive Vice President of Portfolio Management and Analysis, and most recently working with the firm’s Property Management and Design Departments. Sears will serve as a member of the Senior Management team and will also continue to direct the company’s Design Department.

Stephanie Puryear Helling  •  Director of Enterprise Accounts  •  LeaseLock  •  Marina del Rey, Calif.

LeaseLock has announced that Stephanie Puryear Helling has joined the company as Director of Enterprise Accounts. She will focus on implementation and strategic growth initiatives for LeaseLock’s lease insurance product, the first AI-powered financial technology platform for enterprise real estate. Puryear Helling brings more than 25 years of industry experience to LeaseLock. She joins the company following a lengthy career at Greystar.

Frank Jachetta  •  Regional Sales Director  •  LeaseLock  •  Marina del Rey, Calif.

LeaseLock announced Frank Jachetta has joined the company as Regional Sales Director. He will focus on driving security deposits extinct for rental housing operators in the Mountain Region, based in Denver. Jachetta has 14 years of multifamily and single-family rental expertise. Most recently, he served as Senior Professional Account Executive for CoreLogic. He has also held various roles at TransUnion in both multifamily sales and account management.