Joleen Pfau
Joleen Pfau, Director of Management
  • 30+ years in government assisted and market rate housing management
  • Real Estate Licensed 
  • Board Member- Minnesota Council for Affordable and Rural Housing
  • CARH Executive Affordable Housing Designation
  • Member of NAHRO
  • Member of MN Multi-Housing Association
  • USDA Rural Development Spectrum STAR Designation and Certified
  • Spectrum LIHTC Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P)
  • Public Housing Certified, Nan McKay
  • HUD Certified, Nan McKay
  • Fair Housing Certified
  • Crime Free Multi Housing Certified
  • Various training classes attended in relation to HOME, HUD Multi-Family Section 8 and HUD Public Housing
  • Asset Management Experience 
  • Funding Experience- Rural Development, HUD, RRDL, HOME, DEED, CAP, etc.
  • Highest reputation in the State with government officials
Dean Doyscher
Dean Doyscher, Chief Operating Officer/Broker 
  • Established SMR in 1976
  • Master’s Degree-Urban Development
  • Real Estate Broker License
  • First Executive Director of Region 9
  • Planning Director of City of Mankato and Blue Earth County
  • General Partner in 50 Real Estate Developments
  • Past Board Member-McKnight Foundation, Minnesota Housing Partnership
  • Past Board Member- Minnesota Council for Affordable and Rural Housing
Kristen Mallak
Kristen M, CRM Assistant Director of Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance, MSU-Mankato
  • 8 years Multi-Family Housing experience
  • Assists in finance, certification and management
  • Assists Director with funding process
  • Rural Development STAR Spectrum Certified
  • Public Housing Certified, Nan McKay
  • Fair Housing Certified
  • CRM Certified, MN Multi-Housing Association
  • Crime Free Multi Housing Certified
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Various training classes attended in relation to HOME, HUD Multi-Family Section 8 and HUD Public Housing
Stephanie Schuelet
Stephanie S, – Regional Portfolio Manager, CRM
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management, MSU-Mankato
  • 10 years regional management/direct supervision of site staff for government assisted and market rate properties
  • 13 years site manager
  • Rural Development STAR Spectrum Certified
  • Fair Housing Certified
  • Rural Development Housing Compliance Manager Certified-Zeffert & Associates
  • CRM Certified
  • Crime Free Multi Housing Certified
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
Kelly Miller
Kelly M, – Regional Portfolio Manager- CRM
  • Real Estate Licensed
  • CRM Designation through Minnesota Housing Association
  • 5+ years of Regional management/supervision of property staff for government assisted and market rate properties
  • 20 years Management experience
  • Rural Development STAR Spectrum Certified
  • Rural Development Housing Compliance Manager Certified-Zeffert & Associates
  • Fair Housing Certified
  • Crime Free Multi Housing Certified
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Certificate of Completion – Mental Illness and De-escalation for Housing Professionals
  • Experience in Sales and Marketing
  • Oversee approximately 750 units in the Minnesota area
Barbara Kooken
Barbara K, Regional Portfolio Manager
  • Supervision of site staff for government assisted properties
  • 20 plus years as Office Manager for architecture, structural and mechanical engineering firms
  • MN Real Estate Licensed, #40623495
  • Experience in Sales, Marketing, Accounting, Human Relations and Staffing
  • HCM-R Housing Compliance Manager of Rural Development, Certified – Zeffert & Associates
  • Certificate of Completion – Mental Health and De-Escalation for Housing Professionals
  • Fair Housing Certified
  • Oversee approximately 428 units in the Minnesota / Northern Iowa areas
Denise Schmit
Denise S, Director of Operations
  • 25+ years of Finance Officer
  • Oversees payment of all bills, rent collection, recording of all transactions
  • Payment of over 1,000,000 dollars per month in 70 separate projects
  • Records all transactions by projects
  • Certified in several computer programs
  • Assists in tax work for the Accountants
Nicole Rogers
Nicole R, Assistant Finance
  • 15 years in Finance Department
  • Payment of bills, rent collection, recording of all transactions
  • Payment of over 1,000,000 dollars per month in 70 separate projects
  • Records all transactions by project
  • Certified in several computer programs
  • Assists in tax work for the Accountants
Rachel Malecha
Rachel M, Director of Certification
  • 20+ years of certification experience
  • Maintains relationship with site staff to ensure accuracy of program requirements
  • Timely submissions of required documents to meet program standards
  • Confidentially maintains and organizes resident files
  • Compliance experience in: RD, LIHTC, HOME, RRDL, PARIF, ARIF, HUD Multi-Family and Public Housing
  • Spectrum LIHTC Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P)
  • Spectrum USDA Rural Development Shining STAR
  • USDA Rural Development Multi-Family Housing Owners & Managers Compliance Training
  • Public Housing Certified-Nan McKay
  • CARH Affordable and Rural Housing Executive Designation
  • Numerous Fair Housing seminars and webinars attended
  • Various training classes attended in relation to LIHTC, HOME, HUD Multi-Family and Public Housing
Janelle Sietzer
Janelle S, Compliance
  • 9 years of certification experience
  • 3 years of administrative experience
  • Maintains relationship with site staff to ensure accuracy of program requirements
  • Timely submissions of required documents to meet program standards
  • Confidentially maintains and organizes resident files
  • Oversees all facets of Market Rate operations, including leases and renewals
  • Compliance experience in: RD, LIHTC, RRDL, MARIF, HUD 811
  • Spectrum USDA Rural Development Shining STAR
  • USDA Rural Development Multi-Family Housing Owners & Managers Compliance Training
  • Numerous Fair Housing seminars and webinars attended
Krista McCormick
Krista M, Compliance
  • 3 years of certification experience
  • 1 year of Site Manager experience
  • 3 years of other management experience
  • Maintains relationship with site staff to ensure accuracy of program requirements
  • Timely submissions of required documents to meet program standards
  • Confidentially maintains and organizes resident files
  • Oversees all facets of Market Rate operations, including leases and renewals
  • Compliance experience in: RD and RRDL
  • Housing Compliance Manager of Rural Development-Zeffert & Associates
  • Numerous Fair Housing seminars and webinars attended
Kara Burns
Kara B, Administrative Assistant
  • 3 years Multi-Family Housing experience
  • Directs phone calls in the office
  • Public Housing Assistant
  • Assists Finance staff
  • Assists clients and site staff
  • Background Check Coordinator
  • Reports to Collection Accounts