Chad Christian, TCS, C3P, CAPS
In this role, Chad will serve as the chief officer over building the company’s departmental and organizational platform as well as the liaison between the asset management and property management teams. Chad will have direct oversight of the company’s strategic initiatives ensuring that the development and growth of Rainey is successful. Chad has years of successful experience in generating performance strategies for conventional, affordable, lease-up, and stabilized assets, and in managing client relations, education, quality assurance, compliance, business integrations, maintenance, and construction as well as ancillary revenue programs for multifamily. Prior to joining Rainey, Chad was Senior Vice President at Monument Property Management. During his tenure he helped the portfolio grow, while implementing strategies for continued performance during Covid-19. Chad has worked in regional manager and regional vice president roles for some of the nation’s largest management companies. He has worked with institutional clients such as CBRE, USAA, Wolff Company, Investors Capital Group. Chad holds his C3P credential from Spectrum, CAM & CAPS from NAAEI, TCS from NCHM, and is a member of the NAAEI Faculty
Tracy Slappey-Scott, HCCP
Vice President, Property Operations
Tracy joins Rainey Property Management with over 30 years of multifamily experience. Prior to joining Rainey, Tracy was a Regional Vice President for Pinnacle Property Management Services/Cushman and Wakefield for over a decade where she managed as many as 40 communities in her portfolio totaling over 10,000 apartment homes. A Florida native who was an English major at the University of Miami, Tracy began her property management career 30 years ago as a leasing manager in the Ft. Lauderdale market, and then continued in marketing, leasing, and property operations for Gables Residential where she assisted or singularly managed the lease-up of several new construction properties in the Houston and Austin markets. Tracy was quickly recruited by Post Properties in Dallas to oversee operations of several properties in the Uptown area, including a 22-story high rise. After several years with Post, Tracy was promoted to a Regional Manager role with BH Management where she oversaw all operations for over 2,000 apartment homes, which consisted of new construction and stabilized assets. As Director of Asset Management for RealTex Development Corporation, she directed property operations for their entire affordable portfolio. She was a Regional Vice President at Campus Advantage in Austin, TX where she managed the entire operations, including lease-ups and multi-million-dollar capital programs, for more than 3,000 apartment homes. Tracy’s specialties are in strategic planning, competitive market research, budget development and enhancement of management information systems to improve property operations. Tracy is equally adept at managing operations and leasing programs from the ground up in a variety of project types – garden style, mid-rise and high-rise. Her experience cuts across a myriad of asset types and classes and she is comfortable and skilled at overseeing large portfolios. Tracy’s ability to develop effective relationships allows her to understand her client’s investment goals and objectives, thereby achieving successful results and maximizing ROI.
Vice President, Accounting
Dawn is responsible for the management and over-sight of all financial reporting for Rainey. Prior to joining Rainey, Dawn worked for some of the nations largest and most well-respected management companies. She over-saw accounting for clients such as CBRE, JP Morgan, The Wolff Companies, and USAA.
Dawn’s expertise will be beneficial as we continue to grow our accounting team.
Director, People & Talent
Claudia joined Rainey in October 2021. Claudia will oversee the recruiting, hiring, on-boarding process for the company as well as the training and education processes. Claudia brings 5+ years of experience being a direct assistant to an executive team in the multifamily industry as well as accounting background with another local Houston multifamily management company.
Roschell Webb, COS, QCS, PHM
Roschell is the Compliance Manager and leads our compliance department. Roschell monitors all aspects of regulatory compliance for the affordable portfolios. She manages the compliance team who thoroughly reviews files prior to certification. She works with the local and state agencies to ensure properties comply, and provides internal training as needed to ensure all team members are up to date on the requirements of the individual programs. Roschell holds the COS, QCS, and PHM certifications as well as being our TDHCA Administrator for CMTS, and HUD EIV/TRACS Coordinator.
Katrina Avila, ARM
Regional Vice President, Operations
In this role Katrina is responsible for all property operations. Working closely with the leadership, ownership, and directly supervising the team of Regional Managers Katrina will be charged with ensuring each property meets and exceeds its business plan. Katrina has thirty plus years of successful operational experience in the multifamily real estate industry, having led up to 8300 units. Katrina has multi-faced experience working with multiple property types, including new development, older stabilized communities, HUD, Tax-Credit, mid-rise, garden, and mixed used communities. Katrina holds the ARM certification from IREM.
Alan Kessman, AHS, CAM
Regional Vice President
Raised in a "real estate family" in Los Angeles, California, Alan Kessman has been a noteworthy leader in the Real Estate/Property Management sector for over 20 years. Prior to joining Rainey, Alan held many roles in his professional development, most notable was Director for Way Realty/Property Management responsible for over 2,600 units and 50 assets ranging from conventional apartments, affordable housing, office buildings, and vacation rentals. Alan is a Licensed Real Estate Broker, a Certified Apartment Manager (CAM), an Assisted Multi-Family Housing Manager (AHM), and a Certified Property Manager (CPM) candidate for 2022. Alan earned his degree in Business from Kaplan University. He believes education, organization, and communication are the pillars to success. A Los Angeles resident since 1983, Alan is an enthusiastic member of the community and enjoys being outdoors with his two dogs, an avid traveler, and always ready to sample new foods from diverse cultures.
LaTonya Smith, HCCP
Portfolio Support Manager
Thomas Baird, CAM, CAMT
Director, Rehabs & Maintenance
Thomas joins Rainey as the Director of Rehabs and Maintenance. Thomas will have a focus on implementing maintenance protocol and working with the operations teams for the maximum efficiency, while working with construction and asset management throughout the rehab program. Thomas joins Rainey with over 20 years experience in many aspects of property management, ranging from porter up to Director of Maintenance. Thomas is an well respected industry veteran who has been named the Austin, Texas, and National Apartment Association Maintenance Professional of the year in 2015 and 2016. Additionally, Thomas holds his CAM and is one of the few maintenance associates who also hold their CAM credential.
Sasa Potestas-Bolinao, HCCP, COS, C6P
Vice President, Compliance Services
Sasa is the Vice President, Compliance Services and over-sees the compliance administration for the entire organization. Sasa is a 16-year industry veteran who joins Rainey from Platinum Realty where she held various roles from Property Manager to Multifamily Affordable Housing Director. In this role, Sasa will directly over-see a team of compliance managers, compliance specialists, and work with our operational team to ensure each property is within its program’s guidelines. Sasa has a BS in Business Economics
Aileen Lewis, COS, HCCP
Aileen is a Compliance manager who oversees the day-to-day file review process of an assigned portfolio of properties. Aileen joins Rainey from Platinum Realty where she oversaw a portfolio of 2000 affordable housing units. Aileen has a focus on ensuring each community is operating within its program guidelines. Aileen holds the HCCP and COS Designations and has been involved in affordable housing for 14 years.