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Chief Executive Officer | SightPlan
Terry Danner is the CEO at SightPlan, a provider of both mobile and web-based property operations software, with a specific focus on assisting maintenance teams with tools to improve efficiency and performance. His 29-year multifamily career has focused on multifamily property management, most recently as the executive director of Greystar overseeing U.S. real estate operations and their Client Services group following the sale of Riverstone to Greystar.
Prior to Greystar, he established Riverstone Residential Group in 2006, serving as President and CEO. He also formerly served as president at Trammell Crow Residential Services and occupied the roles of regional manager and vice president at Summit Properties. Terry has held numerous leadership and Board roles at the National Apartment Association and National Multi-Housing Council. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
President and Founder of Stellar Residential
President and Founding Member of Stellar Residential, Dale Phillips, has cultivated one of the most successful careers in property management. In 1995, he joined Mark-Taylor Residential as Asset Manager before serving as President from 2002-2016. During his tenure, Dale initiated the company’s growth path for third-party management from 4000 units to 15,000 units, expanding the Arizona-based brand to Nevada, Oregon and Washington markets. Dale also served as Designated Broker for these states, as well as Arizona. During his time at Mark-Taylor, the company developed more than 19,000 A-class multifamily units, in addition to providing lease-up services for another 3,500 units for national developers such as Wood Partners, Trammel Crow, Greystone, UBS, Prudential, Lincoln National Life, Smithfield Partners, Boston Capital to name a few. Dale is recognized for driving the culture of Mark-Taylor which was awarded in 2010 as #1 Best Places to Work in AZ and 2015 #1 Best Places to Work in the USA and in 2016 #1 Best Places to Work Multifamily.
Chief Executive Officer | GraceHill, Inc
Dru Armstrong, CEO- Dru began her career as a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where as a project leader in the Consumer and Technology practices team, she gained valuable expertise in brand, product, and marketing strategy. From there, she transitioned to the private equity ﬁeld, working as a Vice President at The Gores Group, where she worked closely with portfolio company C-level executives to build and grow those companies. Dru then co-founded and served as CEO of Lily Pod, a consumer technology companied focused on empowering parents and caretakers by connecting them with technology. In 2015, she joined Grace Hill as Chief Product Ofﬁcer and became CEO in June 2016. Dru holds a B.A. from Columbia University and a J.D./M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
K.P. Reddy | Founder, Shadow Ventures
K.P. Reddy is a globally recognized authority in the Built Environment and a civil engineer from The Georgia Institute of Technology. With over 25 plus years, he has been a technologist, subject- matter expert, founder, CEO, and investor. He is also the author of 2 books – BIM for Owners and Developers and What you know about startups is wrong. KP has had many roles including sold three large BuiltTech companies, ran Enterprise Transformation and Gehry Technologies (Frank Gehry) and was the General Manager of ATDC, one of the oldest incubators at Georgia Tech. You may have seen him featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Fox News, TechCrunch and more!
Sean Miller | President, PointCentral
Sean Miller is President of PointCentral, a subsidiary ofAlarm.com. PointCentral provides short and
long-term property managers with an enterprise-class solution that monitors and controls Smart Home
technology across all properties in their inventory over a best-in-class secure and reliable network –
increasing property awareness, reducing operational costs and improving guest and resident
satisfaction. PointCentral’s solutions allow property managers to realize operational efficiencies, while
86% of millennial renters and 65% of baby boomer renters are willing to pay more for a property with
Smart Home automation.
Prior to PointCentral, Sean was global director of sales and business development for Belkin
International where he lead the sales and business development team for WeMo, Belkin’s Connected
Home/IoT division. Before WeMo, Sean held several positions with Generac, including director of
remote monitoring (Mobile Link), where he led the creation of a new business unit around an IOT/M2M
solution that connected the company’s standby generators to customers, dealers and Generac
Sean has an MBA from Kenan-Flagler at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor’s
degree in Economics from Occidental College. Sean resides in Redondo Beach, CA with his wife and their
two lovely daughters.
Heather Wallace | Senior Vice President, SARES-REGIS Group
With over 20 years experience in the real estate industry, Ms. Wallace has been involved in the development, lease up, acquisition and rehabilitation of multi-family projects all over the West Coast. Ms. Wallace is responsible for marketing and sales as well as sourcing new business relationships for SARES-REGIS Group across the Western U.S.SRG is a real estate development, investment, and management firm specializing in residential and commercial properties in the western United States.
Manny Gonzalez is the managing principal for KTGY’s Los Angeles office. He is responsible for the design, land planning and production of residential and mixed-use developments throughout the U.S., including active adult and affordable multifamily communities as well as mixed-use residential, office and/or hotel/hospitality with retail.
In 2016 Mr. Gonzalez was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. Election to Fellowship recognizes not only his achievements as an individual architect but also his significant contributions to architecture and society on a national level. Mr. Gonzalez was also recognized in 2015 by Builder magazine for his legacy of delivering remarkable residential design with his induction into the prestigious Wm. S. Marvin Hall of Fame for Design Excellence.
Marc Rutzen, CoFounder and CEO | Enodo
Marc Rutzen is the CoFounder and CEO of Enodo, an automated underwriting platform for multifamily real estate. Enodo helps users analyze more deals in less time and make better investment decisions backed by data science. Utilizing machine learning, the platform collects, cleans and analyzes real-time multifamily rent and availability data from over two million properties nationwide. Marc oversees Enodo’s data science, engineering and business teams to continually develop and release industry changing features. Marc is a Licensed Managing Broker in the State of Illinois and earned his Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.
Kristen (Reese) Magni
Kristen (Reese) Magni, VP of Talent & Culture at The Bozzuto Group
Kristen leads the strategic execution of all programs and initiatives under the umbrella of employer branding, recruitment marketing, talent acquisition and diversity & inclusion.
Aligning people strategy with business strategy, Kristen has a proven track record of building progressive, ‘best-in-class’, award-winning, employer branding, candidate experience and employee engagement programs that deliver exceptional experiences and business outcomes. Kristen is a seasoned executive coach and future-focused workplace experience designer. After graduating from Penn State University, Kristen began her career in hospitality management. Seven years later, she transitioned to staffing and executive search until moving into corporate human resources in 2006.
Bozzuto is a privately held, real estate services company that specializes in Property Management, Construction, Development and Homebuilding. Their vision of creating extraordinary experiences for all who touch the brand is inspired by the award-winning, empowered execution of their more than 2500 talented team members.
Kerry W. Kirby
Kerry W. Kirby, Founder & CEO 365 Connect
Kerry is a renowned entrepreneur, speaker and technology innovator. He is the founder and
CEO of New Orleans-based 365 Connect (Established 2003), a leading provider of awardwinning
marketing, leasing, and resident technology platforms for the multifamily housing
industry. Kerry has propelled 365 Connect from a scrappy bootstrapped startup to an
internationally recognized company, which has won 61 highly acclaimed international, national,
and, regional awards to date; including the Louisiana Governor’s Technology Award. The
company has recently been inducted into the NOLA 100 list of high-growth companies.
Deeply involved in the local business community, Kerry serves on the Jefferson Edge 2020
Committee, a steering committee member for New Orleans Women in Technology, and an
inaugural member of the Louisiana Economic Development CEO Roundtable Group. Known for
his passion to foster the next generation of innovators, Kerry is one of the most notable
supporters of technology and educational events in the New Orleans area, with annual
sponsorships of Teen Tech Day, JEDCO Challenge, Bring Your Daughter to Hack Day, and
Operation Spark to name a few. Kerry has also recently launch a program with Electric Girls to
provide fully funded scholarships for girls 5 – 14 to attend after-school STEM programs. To date,
30-girls from low-income families has received scholarships directly from Kerry’s funding.
Kerry has been a guest lecturer, featured speaker, and panelist at numerous universities,
national conferences, and events. He has been featured on the BBC Digital Planet program, NPR
News, and various media outlets. Kerry has written the forward to a nationally published book
on real estate and technology, co-hosted over 100 industry webcast reaching over 1-million
listeners, and is often quoted as an expert in technology. He has been named to the Silicon
Bayou 100 List of most influential entrepreneurs for seven consecutive years.
Jackson Slavik | Innovations, Veritas Investments
Jackson leads the Innovations department for Veritas Investments, San Francisco’s largest apartment and ground floor retail owner. He focuses primarily on Early Stage Venture, Consumer Partnerships, Tech Implementations and everything in between.
Veritas Investments is a real estate investment manager that specializes in owning and operating mixed-use multifamily and retail properties in San Francisco. Founded in 2007, Veritas has grown to be one of the largest owners and operators of multifamily mixed-use properties in the SF Bay Area. Through its privately owned family of companies (including RentSFNow, RetailSF, and Greentree Property Management), Veritas offers investors the advantages of a vertically integrated platform that includes property acquisitions, finance, asset management and reporting, project management, leasing, property management, redevelopment, and sustainability management.
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.
Matthew Sallee | Vice President, Motili
Matthew Sallee is the Vice President of the Multifamily business unit at Motili. Matthew has spent over 20 years in the B2B technology space including connected lighting, smart thermostats, energy efficiency, sensory networks, and big data platforms. Matthew is an expert on efficient building technologies and has worked with REITs nationwide to install hundreds of millions of square feet of LED Lighting, HVAC systems, sensor networks, and internet-connected controls. Matthew now works with Multi-tenant operators, unlocking millions in annual savings in their portfolios.