SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

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ANNE LACKEY

Anne Lackey, RMP, is the Co-Founder of HireSmart Virtual Employees. In the past two decades, she has started 7 successful businesses and loves to help other business owners achieve results of growing or gaining more time and freedom.


She got her start in corporate working in a mixture of HR and Sales roles. She left the corporate world in 2009 and her last position she was the VP of Sales for a technology company. By that time, she had started and successfully running 5 businesses along with her husband and business partner. She is a Broker/Owner of a property management firm in Atlanta, but only spends 2 hours per week in that business and can manage up to 250 doors with 1 employee & 1 virtual employee.


She is a 3 time best selling author, staffing coach, recruiter, trainer & consultant. Has coached hundreds of small business owners to scale and grow through the power of leveraging other people’s time and talents.

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TIM WEHNER, MPM, RMP

Tim grew up in Dayton, Ohio and moved to the Greater Richmond in 2004. He graduated from Randolph-Macon College in 2008. Tim has been with Dodson Property Management since 2009, taking on various roles in the company having been promoted to Vice President in 2015 while watching the company grow from 150 units to over 4500. Tim has enjoyed serving at the his local chapter and on the Virginia State Board of NARPM since 2011 and as Regional Vice President on the National Board of Directors in 2017-2019. He was elected Treasurer of the organization in 2020 where he still serves. In his spare time, Tim enjoys coaching the Men’s Golf Team at Randolph-Macon. Tim “outkicked his coverage” in marrying his very lovely and understanding wife, Megan. They spend the majority of their time with their two sons August and Elijah.

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PHIL OWEN, CEO ONSIGHT PROS

Phil is the CEO of OnSight PROS, a national third-party property
reporting. Based out of East Tennessee, Phil has 15 years’
experience in project management, software design, and
executive leadership.
Phil’s primary professional mission has been to help property
managers elevate their level of property awareness. He has
spent time in OnSight PROS’ 23 metropolitan markets across the
country collaborating with property managers to that end.

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MICHAEL KRAUSE

In his 16 years in property management Michael Krause has managed over 15,000 units across 22 different states. Michael has always put a strong emphasis in team building and creating a positive working environment. Through his leadership Michael has helped many of his coworkers advance in their fields, and move into leadership roles of their own. Michael was honored as a member of the 2020 Class of Top 40 under 40 in Orlando, by the Orlando Business Journal. Michael believes in surrounding himself with great people, and thrives on networking and making new meaningful relationships. Michael currently serves on multiple industry related boards and committees, and has recently been recognized with multiple awards within those organizations.  Michael started his career in property management in Ohio in 2003, working for the third largest firm in America at the time, AIMCO. During his time in property management Michael has hired 150+ employees and managed 300+ employees. He has conducted over 900 new hire interviews, and has developed a keen eye for spotting new talent. He and his partner Adam are now focused on building a team of great leaders and team members to help Atrium Management Company become the best property management company in the state of Florida.

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DD LEE, MPM, RMP

DD Lee, MPM, RMP is the owner and broker of Skyline Properties Group, Inc, a full service real estate brokerage firm that specializes in residential and community association property management with offices in Woodstock and Fayetteville Georgia. DD has been in the property management business for 17 years and served as President of the Atlanta Chapter of NARPM in 2019. DD enjoys spending time with her 3 kids and being involved in her local community as a mentor for the North Atlanta Venture Program and Assistant Governor of Rotary International for Cherokee County.

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JENNIFER STOOPS, MPM, RMP

Jennifer joined Park Avenue Properties as a Property Manager in June 2007. After helping the firm grow their property management business, Jennifer was promoted to Sales Manager of the Property Management Division in 2008 and with her continued hard work was ultimately promoted to Executive Vice President with direct oversight of all areas of the firm’s business.
Jennifer has served in leadership roles for the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) including; the Charlotte Regional Board as Treasurer, Vice President and three terms as President. She has served as the Atlantic Region RVP Ambassador and currently serves on multiple NARPM National committees including, Government Affairs, State and Local Government and Vice Chair of Member Services. Jennifer is the immediate Past Chair for the NC Association of Realtors (NCAR) Board of Governors Property Management Division and is Co-Chair of the education committee of NCAR Property Management Division and serves on the NCAR Forms Revision Committee. Jennifer has also been selected to serve as the 2021 Vice Chair of NC Realtors State Legislative Affairs Committee and will serve as Chair in 2022. She also serves on multiple committees for the Charlotte Realtor Association including the Housing Opportunity Foundation, Government Affairs Committee and the Real Estate Builders Industry Coalition (REBIC). In 2019, Jennifer was asked to serve on the Editorial Board for REI INK Magazine, an industry publication where information is shared by Real Estate and Property Management Industry top leaders and influencers.
Besides serving in several areas related to the industry, Jennifer is also very active in serving within her community. Jennifer serves on the Board of the Lauren Kimsey Synovial Sarcoma Foundation, is a past Board member for the Lotta Foundation (a non-profit organization providing meals, coats and toys for the less fortunate) and works with the See Her Lead Organization that serves as a mentorship for teenage girls. Jennifer has received the distinguished NARPM Residential Management Professional (RMP) and Master Property Manager (MPM) designations. In 2020 Jennifer was recognized and awarded the Mecklenburg Times Top 50 Most Influential Women.
Jennifer resides in Huntersville, NC with her husband Matthew and their two rescue dogs and one rescue cat. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, outdoor activities and restoring old furniture.

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BRYAN JENKINS, MPM, RMP

Bryan Jenkins MPM, RMP is the Principal Broker of AHI Properties which has offices in Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, AL and Oklahoma City, OK. AHI Properties currently manages over 1200 single family homes, condos and townhomes as well as some light commercial property and company assets spanning 6 states. He obtained his AL real estate license in 2005, his AL Broker’s license in 2007 and his GA Broker’s license in 2017. He has been a NARPM member since 2011 and holds his MPM and RMP designations. Bryan is currently serving as the NARPM Southeast Region Vice President and has previously served as the NARPM National Member Services Committee Chairperson and is a past President of the Atlanta NARPM Chapter. He is also a veteran of both the US Navy and the US Army.

Bryan is also co-host of Profitable Powerhouse Properties with The AHI Group which focuses on Real Estate Investors and avoiding pitfalls from his 20 years of Property Management, investing and rehab experience.

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TYLER NICHOLS, SECOND NATURE

Tyler Nichols is a Regional Sales Manager for Second Nature, NARPM's 3x Affiliate of the Year. Second Nature specializes in designing, deploying, and managing Resident Benefits Packages for professional Property Management Companies across the US.
Tyler grew up in Nashville, TN, and has spent his career specializing in marketing, sales, and leadership. Since starting with Second Nature, Tyler has been focused on developing and growing relationships in the industry with the hopes of bettering the lives and businesses of Property Managers.

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TRENT RATLIFF, MPM, RMP

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JEREMY POUND, RENT SCALE

Jeremy Pound has built sales playbooks for some of the fastest growing property management companies in the US. His deep background in sales process engineering has allowed him to design the kind of sales process that will transform a stagnant operation into a thriving company that has the freedom to choose its clients and command premium pricing. 

As the CEO of RentScale, a South Florida-based consulting firm that helps residential property managers double their door count, he has gained an uncommon insight into the art of selling to accidental landlords, seasoned investors and aspiring owners by working with over 100 property management firms in the last 24 months. 


He writes and speaks regularly on how entrepreneurs can replace themselves as the only salesperson in their company and has published two books on sales and marketing. Jeremy is also the host of the Scale Culture, where he and the RentScale team discuss what it takes to build a company culture that will scale. 

Prior to developing the proprietary “Scalable Sales Team Framework” that RentScale teaches and implements, he founded two professional service firms and used those principles to build service-based sales teams. The setbacks and breakthroughs he learned during those 15 years were the inspiration for the work he does today with other entrepreneurs.

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RHIANNA CAMPBELL, PROPER PLANNING LLC

Rhianna Campbell has been supporting the growth of small businesses for over twenty years. As a coach, investor and entrepreneur, she draws from her years of extensive professional and real-life experience as well as her strong educational background. 


After building, growing, and then selling a multimillion dollar business, she started Proper Planning LLC, a consultancy assisting entrepreneurs across the world define and find business freedom. 


Rhianna is a teacher at heart. She has developed and led workshops for a variety of organizations and presented at national conferences. She has been interviewed numerous times on internationally based podcasts and quoted in many online articles.

For more information visit: ProperPlanning.RealEstate

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JONATHAN COOK

Jonathan Cook is the Business Development Manager for AHI Properties. He is also the Co-Host of Profitable Powerhouse Properties with the AHI Group and AHI’s Senior Property Consultant, working with investors across the world building SFR portfolios.
Surrounded by family and friends in the industry, Jonathan first began working in Real Estate at 22 years old in 2007. When the market began to crash in 2009, he began working with investors buying distressed homes and creating SFR rentals. Eventually with 2 small children he left real estate and worked in separate sales industries only to return to real estate in 2017. He joined AHI Properties in late 2018 and has been working with local and national home owners and investors to determine strategies and incorporate new industry innovations. Since January of 2020 he personally signed over 225 properties to AHI’s management. In that same period of time Jonathan has led AHI’s consulting team, selling properties to and for investors, kept high client retention levels, and developed new policies and procedures for AHI Properties.  Jonathan is currently an RMP Candidate, a member of the Atlanta Chapter of NARPM and the Membership Committee Chair for the Atlanta Chapter of NARPM. He is a licensed REALTOR in Alabama, and a member of REI LIVE (Birmingham based Real Estate investing organization).
Jonathan is married to Katie and has 3 children ages 6 – 14. His wife Katie is a Case Manager for Brokerhouse Insurance which is also a part of the AHI Group of companies.

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ROBERT GILSTRAP, MPM, RMP

Robert Gilstrap is the owner and managing broker of Title One Management located in Cartersville, GA. Robert is a licensed broker in both Georgia and Alabama. He has over 27 years of experience in Real Estate investing and management. He holds both the Residential Management Professional (RMP) and Master Property Manager (MPM) designations through the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM)  Robert served as a past President of the Atlanta NARPM Chapter. Robert is also a licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Broker as well as a Class 3 Federal Firearms Dealer.

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JOCK MCNEIL, MPM, RMP

Jock McNeill, MPM®, RMP® has been in the real estate and property management industry since 1999. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of the Pacific School of Business and Public Administration. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and Realtor. Jock is Vice President of Partner Relations for PURE Property Management.
Jock's unique ability is direct and honest communication, making connections for mutual benefit, and identifying opportunities in order to encourage professional and personal growth.
Professional affiliations include NARPM, the California Apartment Association (CAA) and the California Association of Realtors (CAR). Jock is a three time Past President of the Marin-Sonoma chapter of NARPM and served on the local Board of Directors for the North Coast Division of CAA. In addition, he has been an instructor for the CAA-sponsored “Managing Rental Housing” series and adjunct professor in the real estate program at Santa Rosa Junior College. A veteran of several property management portfolio acquisitions, he has presented on the topic at several national property management conferences. Jock enjoys sharing industry knowledge with colleagues and newcomers alike.
Jock is a member of Rotary Club of Santa Rosa and a graduate of Leadership Santa Rosa Class XXVII. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, and doesn’t mind getting a round of golf whenever possible. Jock lives in Santa Rosa with his wife and two daughters.

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RAY HESPEN, CEO PROPERTY MELD

Ray Hespen is the CEO and co-founder of Property Meld, a maintenance automation software company.  Ray and his co-founder, David Kingman, started Property Meld in 2014 to bring intelligent maintenance to the property management world.
His background is rooted in the manufacturing business.  A degreed engineer, his previous roles have involved reducing operating expenses while improving quality and consistency.  He has taken this operational knowledge and combined it with technology to start one of the fastest-growing real estate technology companies in the United States.
Property Meld is one of the fastest growing propTech companies, growing from 4 employees in 2018 to over 45 in 2021.

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TODD ORTSCHEID

Todd J. Ortscheid is CEO of Revolution Rental Management, a property management company with offices in Atlanta, Daytona Beach, and Orlando. He also owns PMAssist, a training and consulting company that specializes in training property managers on revenue maximization and process automation. Prior to entering the world of property management, Todd was an airline pilot for fourteen years, leaving Southwest Airlines to focus on growing his property management business. ​​During his airline career, Todd also served as Executive Vice President of the world's largest pilots union, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA).
Todd splits his time between his home in Senoia, GA and his condo in Daytona Beach Shores, FL. In his time off, he enjoys flying, cooking on the smoker, and traveling. ​​

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BESS WOZNIAK, CPM, MPM, RMP

Bess is a trained actor/educator with a bachelor's degree in Theatre from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah. After working as a professional actor and educator for 6 years, Bess joined McCreary Realty Management as the 4th generation member of the McCreary/King family business in 2010 and worked her way up from Administrative Assistant to her current position as Vice President and Associate Broker. Bess is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, Cobb Association of REALTORS®, Institute of Real Estate Management® (IREM®), Community Associations Institute (CAI), and, of course, NARPM®. She has earned the Accredited Residential Manager® (ARM®) and the Certified Property Manager® (CPM®) designations with IREM® and the Residential Management Professional® (RMP®) & the Master Property Manager® (MPM®) designations with NARPM®. Bess is also an Active Life Member of the Cobb Association of REALTORS® Multi-Million Dollar Club 2015-2019. She has served in multiple committees both nationally and locally with NARPM® and is currently serving as the President of the Atlanta Chapter of NARPM®.

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KAYLA SHARP, RMP

Kayla Sharp has been the Property Manager of her family run business, All 3 Realty , since 2013. All 3 Realty is a mid-sized company with around 720+ doors. Kayla is an active member of NARPM. She received her RMP designation in 2019.  She is very passionate about the importance of providing good customer service & tenant retention in the industry. She strives to always keep that "family" feel not only at the office but in the relationships with owners & residents as well.

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TAL KRAMER, MPM, RMP

Tal Kramer, MPM, RMP, is the Co-Owner and Founder of Avalon Property Management Services based in Marietta, Georgia
Tal has been a Realtor for over 30 years. Prior to real estate, Tal was a commodities trader in Chicago and later spent 12 years in data processing working in various industries including commodities trading, title insurance, ATM communications and credit screening.
Tal and his wife Jeanette have worked together since the day they met back in 1981. They first started working together in data processing and transitioned together to a career in real estate specializing in residential sales. In 2009, Tal and Jeanette founded their property management business, Avalon Property Management Services, increasing their skillset together once again. 
At the beginning of this year, their son Aaron joined them in the business after 10 years in Administration for the George Washington University in Washington DC.
Tal is an Active NARPM Member. He has served as the Atlanta Chapter Affiliate Chair since 2018, Trade Show Chair for the NARPM Southern States Conference since 2018 and is currently a Director on the Board of the NARPM Atlanta Chapter.

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MONICA GILROY, ESQUIRE - THE GILROY FIRM

Monica Gilroy is the founding member and managing partner of the Gilroy Law Firm in Atlanta Georgia. For over 28 years, Monica’s national law practice has centered on real estate litigation and assisting Property Management Companies, Brokers and Owners with all aspects of their business. She is the General Counsel of the Atlanta NARPM Chapter, providing legal services to its members. Monica works closely with property managers in handling their operational issues and working to create protocols to prevent litigation and compliance issues, including Fair Housing. Monica has been named a Top 50 Woman Attorney in the state of Georgia.  Monica is a national speaker and educator on property management, real estate and related litigation topics. She can be reached at mkg@gilroyfirm.com

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JENNIFER STOOPS, MPM, RMP

Jennifer joined Park Avenue Properties as a Property Manager in June 2007. After helping the firm grow their property management business, Jennifer was promoted to Sales Manager of the Property Management Division in 2008 and with her continued hard work was ultimately promoted to Executive Vice President with direct oversight of all areas of the firm’s business.
Jennifer has served in leadership roles for the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) including; the Charlotte Regional Board as Treasurer, Vice President and three terms as President. She has served as the Atlantic Region RVP Ambassador and currently serves on multiple NARPM National committees including, Government Affairs, State and Local Government and Vice Chair of Member Services. Jennifer is the immediate Past Chair for the NC Association of Realtors (NCAR) Board of Governors Property Management Division and is Co-Chair of the education committee of NCAR Property Management Division and serves on the NCAR Forms Revision Committee. Jennifer has also been selected to serve as the 2021 Vice Chair of NC Realtors State Legislative Affairs Committee and will serve as Chair in 2022. She also serves on multiple committees for the Charlotte Realtor Association including the Housing Opportunity Foundation, Government Affairs Committee and the Real Estate Builders Industry Coalition (REBIC). In 2019, Jennifer was asked to serve on the Editorial Board for REI INK Magazine, an industry publication where information is shared by Real Estate and Property Management Industry top leaders and influencers.
Besides serving in several areas related to the industry, Jennifer is also very active in serving within her community. Jennifer serves on the Board of the Lauren Kimsey Synovial Sarcoma Foundation, is a past Board member for the Lotta Foundation (a non-profit organization providing meals, coats and toys for the less fortunate) and works with the See Her Lead Organization that serves as a mentorship for teenage girls. Jennifer has received the distinguished NARPM Residential Management Professional (RMP) and Master Property Manager (MPM) designations. In 2020 Jennifer was recognized and awarded the Mecklenburg Times Top 50 Most Influential Women.
Jennifer resides in Huntersville, NC with her husband Matthew and their two rescue dogs and one rescue cat. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, outdoor activities and restoring old furniture.

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JOHN BRADFORD, CEO PET SCREENING

 John R. Bradford, III, is an experienced entrepreneur and CEO with a demonstrated history of working in the property management and pet-tech industry as well as in local and state government. He is the founder of two companies:  Park Avenue Properties and PetScreening.com.

John is a strong business development professional skilled in the rental housing management industry, technology startup space, legislative affairs and legal compliance and review. He is serving a third term in the NC House of Representatives. In his spare time he likes to fish, camp and travel with his family.

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