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The Urbandoor platform automates everything from apartment setup, through purchase, arrival and departure. Once a stay is booked in one of your apartments, Urbandoor automates the communication with the guest and integrates with Property Management Systems so that everyone is updated throughout the experience.
Tanner B. Bickelhaupt
CEO and Founder at The tanbic Company
Tanner B. Bickelhauptis the founding principal of The tanbic Company. Prior to forming The Tanbic Company, Tanner was the Director of Real Estate for Black Rock Development, a real estate development company representing more than 44 entities with a real estate portfolio valued at over $550M. In 2011, Tanner joined a full-service real estate investment and management company that acquired, developed, built and managed over 9,000 units in multifamily communities in the west and mid-western states. Since 2011, Tanner has raised over $150M of private equity through high-net worth accredited investors which resulted in over $350M of asset purchases throughout the United States.
Felicite Moorman is an award-winning technology entrepreneur, attorney, speaker and community activist. She has earned an international reputation as a go-to wireless industry expert, developing pioneering strategic partnerships and unprecedented technology strategies and initiatives for the Internet of Things. As “technology as an amenity” gains traction, it will exist, for a short time as a competitive differentiator for early adopters. As the return on investment is continuously realized, “technology as an amenity” becomes a competitive advantage. Finally, as the industries adopt market-wide, this technology becomes standard.
Mike is the CEO of LeaseHawk and is no stranger to results or technology innovation. More than 20 years ago he envisioned leveraging the telephone by calling 258-RENT to access apartment information. The idea quickly morphed into AllApartments.com one of the industry’s first Apartment Listing Services (ILS) which is now under Move.com, a subsidiary of News Corp., a public company. That led to the creation of VaultWare, the industry’s first online apartment reservation system, which was acquired by MRI. All of these ground-breaking innovations helped move the industry forward to where it is today.
Eric R. Broughton
ApartmentJet is the only short-term rental platform built specifically to help multifamily owners and operators earn revenue with vacant units. ApartmentJet is a web-based platform to help multifamily property owners and management companies take advantage of the growing market for short-term rentals. With ApartmentJet, you can list your apartments, manage content, communicate with guests, monitor portfolio performance, and generate revenue from your vacant units, guest suites, and corporate housing . Use short-term rental marketplaces to turn your vacancy loss into revenue.
Co-Founder, CEO Pillow.com
Partner with your residents to earn ancillary revenue. Pillow Residential is a revenue share program that’s safe, transparent, and compliant. The first collaborative solution between building management and residents that opens the door to extra income.
Senior Vice President, Property Management & Leasing Starwood Waypoint Homes
Marco Vartanian is a national leader at Starwood Waypoint Homes with operational oversight
of the firm’s property management and leasing operations. Marco brings over 17 years of
multi-family and commercial real estate investment and operational leadership experience to
Starwood Waypoint Homes is a public REIT (Ticker: SFR) that acquires, renovates, leases
and manages single family homes in major markets across the United States. Colony
Starwood’s national portfolio is comprised of over 35,000 homes with an asset value of over
Senior Vice President, Entrata
Tyler Christiansen represents Entrata as Senior Vice President of Sales. He started in the multifamily industry in 2009 at Wasatch Property Management, working in the development of Class A lease-ups. Tyler graduated from Brigham Young University in 2012, where he was captain of the soccer team. Since then Tyler has spent the last 5 years helping multifamily operators implement new technology with the goal of improving operational efficiencies. One of the highlight’s of his career was introducing revenue management technology to the Canadian apartment industry in 2015. He is currently responsible for the revenue growth of Entrata and is considered an expert in the field of multifamily technology and operations. Tyler, his wife Kari and their four children, reside in Draper Utah.
Founder, Autonomous Driving Research
Founded ADR, a non-profit organization on autonomous driving, to evaluate, challenge, inform, and propose solutions for vehicles, drivers, operators, and infrastructure agencies for the successful integration of Autonomous Driving Vehicles (ADV) with current traffic systems. This organization is independent of any manufacturer, supplier, agency, brand, or solution. Maintained self-driving vehicle fleets through install, diagnostics, calibration, qualifying, maintaining, troubleshooting, and operating advanced self-driving autonomous vehicle hardware and software systems and OEM platform systems. Launched initial technical operations and tech support
Vice President of Talent Management, Alliance Residential
As Vice President of Talent Management, Greta Schneider oversees Alliance’s national employment brand and talent acquisition, engagement and management efforts. Her responsibilities include initiating programs to build the company’s talent pipeline, identifying sophisticated tools and mediums for selecting top talent, organizing the annual associate engagement survey, as well as managing all systems and vendors related to the recruiting, on-boarding and succession planning processes. Ms. Schneider also guides the development and implementation of Alliance’s internship, coaching and referral programs.
President, The Screening Pros, LLC
Having been in the resident screening business for over 20 years, Gary Glucroft has experienced many changes within the multi-family housing industry in respects to applicant risk mitigation. Gary was formerly with The U.D. Registry were his responsibilities included sales management, product development, training, and various association seminars and lectures. Understanding the ever changing needs for additional applicant screening services, Gary developed and launched The Screening Pros in May of 2006. The Screening Pros has grown to be a national player within the online leasing and applicant screening space with emphasis towards custom development and integrations.
Vice President of Human Resources for Blue Ridge Companies
As the Vice President of Human Resources for Blue Ridge Companies, Susan is responsible for planning, directing, implementing and overseeing policies and procedures relating to all phases of human resources activity. This includes employment compliance, compensation, benefits, employee relations and retention, and communication, development and maintenance of Human Resources and Payroll information systems. She also supervises the processing of payroll and its accounting functions for all of Blue Ridge’s divisions. Susan came to Blue Ridge Companies in 2004 to develop its Human Resources and Payroll Departments. As the company has continually grown, Susan has passionately maintained the integrity and efficiencies of these departments. Susan graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University prior to relocating to North Carolina 2003. She is a member of CAI and SHRM.
Director of Business Intelligence, Yardi-Matrix
Mr. Doug Ressler, has served as the Director of Business Intelligence at Yardi-Matrix.
Mr. Ressler leads the strategic direction and tactical execution of the Yardi Matrix Business Intelligence Research group.
He has been involved with the Commercial Real Estate Research effort since March 2008.
Chief Operating Officer, ManagInc
Jen is the multifamily industry’s leading educator and authority on resident retention, employee retention and reputation management. A noted author and highly followed blogger, she has spoken at such industry events as NAA, AIM, Multifamily Social Media Summit and Canada’s Landlord WebCon. Jen got her start in the industry with Shea Properties as Quality Manager, overseeing loyalty programs, productivity studies, process improvement initiatives, and organizational communication for the multifamily and commercial divisions.
President, 30 Lines
Mike Whaling is President of 30 Lines, where he helps businesses drive more traffic and convert more leads through websites, email, SEO and social media. He moderates the weekly #AptChat on Twitter about trends impacting apartment companies, and he co-authored the ebook Getting Inside the Mind of the Online Renter. He was named a Top 10 Promoter of Technology for the multifamily industry, and has been featured in Multifamily Executive, Multi-Housing News and UNITS.
Senior Vice President – Partnership, Benson Integrated Marketing Solutions, Inc
Since 1984, Bob Keator (pronounced “KATER”) has led sales and marketing initiatives for public and private companies like IKEA, The Melting Pot Restaurants, Equity Residential, Colonial Properties Trust and Lane Company. Today, Bob heads up new client partnership at Benson Integrated Marketing Solutions, Inc., the only multifamily centralization marketing platform, where more than 12,000 apartment communities turn to systematize their non-media related marketing operations procurement in order to save time, save money and drive NOI.
Founder, Quantum Leap Productions
Founder and President of Quantum Leap Productions, an innovative and wildly creative corporate messaging company. With over 25 years experience crafting unique corporate messages, creating entertaining and relevant videos, and producing myriad original Team Building experiences for over 500,000 corporate employees and Senior Management, he realized there was a common denominator that every leader, in every company, talked about but, literally, not one addressed effectively.
Jeremy Lawson, NALP
Reputation Manager for Fogelman
Jeremy Lawson, Reputation Manager for Fogelman, assists their 90 communities and the organization itself manage and enhance their reputations. With 15 years of industry experience, his involvement includes speaking on social media, reputation management, and instructing designation programs. Jeremy is involved both locally and national, serving on the NAAEI Board of Directors, vice-chair of the Apartment Careers Committee as well chair of the NAA NEXTgen Committee. He is also a NAA Lyceum graduate and NALP Paragon Award recipient.
Mary Gwyn, CPM
Chief Innovation Officer, Apartment Dynamics
Mary Gwyn, CPM, is Chief Innovator of Apartment Dynamics. She consults and trains all over the country, and operates an innovative management company which successfully implements her marketing and operating strategies. A skilled in-person and web presenter, her training is based on proven solutions designed to enhance revenue. With a unique ability to “diagnose and prescribe” solutions for underperforming assets, Mary specializes in management, marketing and maintenance operations. A member of the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) Faculty, she successfully teaches clients to increase revenue, with techniques designed to leave nothing on the table! With over 20 years of training Multifamily Stars, Mary is a sought-after speaker whose training gets high marks for innovation and “edu-tainment!”
Author, Speaker & Communication Expert
Michael was trained by Tony Robbins in the art of Neuro-Associative Conditioning (NAC), the Psychology of Influence, and DISC behavioral science. Michael consulted and worked as a Executive Coach for Fortune 500 companies across North America. He appears regularly on national and local media outlets like FOX news, CNN, Headline News to comment on topical issues. Michael’s speaking style has attracted the likes of corporations seeking to teach their employees success skills, influence, leadership and behavioral understanding.
CEO Multifamily Leadership
CEO of Multifamily Leadership, Host of the Multifamily Leadership Podcast™. Antrim has been an apprentice and then steward for some of America’s most influential Real Estate entrepreneurs and business titans over the past 18 years. He presides over the Real Estate portfolio for public figures, top authors, and high performance trainers in the world today. Formerly led portfolios for John Saunders – International Coin Dealer, former Assistant Treasurer of American Express Bank, and one of Bank of America’s single largest borrowers. Also, the Honorable George Argyros – Forbes Billionaire and #731 on the worlds richest men (according to Forbes)