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Keynote Speaker

Dawn Bauman

Dawn M. Bauman, CAI’s senior vice president of government and public affairs and the executive director of the Foundation for Community Association Research, has worked for CAI for nearly 20 years at both the international and chapter level. Bauman and her team have produced nearly fifty public policy initiatives impacting the community associations housing model— including policies on Fair Housing, pets and assistance animals, and the removal of racially restrictive covenants. She is frequently sourced in U.S. and international media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, The Washington Post, and Bankrate, on community association housing topics. 

Bauman works directly with CAI’s 36 state Legislative Action Committees (LACs) and The College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) to further CAI’s mission—promoting effective leadership and responsible citizenship in homeowners associations and condominium communities. CAI’s LACs and CCAL fellows are considered industry experts and are often leaders in providing model language used in current legislation and regulations throughout the U.S. For the past eight years, Bauman has delivered dozens of education programs and presentations pertaining to legislative and legal trends shaping community associations, Fair Housing, and assistance animals during CAI’s annual CEO-MC Retreat hosting 300 of the world’s leading community association management chief executive officers. She is an annual presenter at CAI’s Annual Conference and Exposition: Community NOW, attended by 2,000 homeowner leaders, community managers, and business partners where she delivers the latest education, resources, and information about legislative and regulatory topics shaping the community associations housing model. In 2021, as the executive director of the Foundation for Community Association Research, Bauman led the research committee’s mission to better understand diversity and inclusion in today’s community associations. Following a survey, The Foundation published the exclusive full report, “Creating Harmony in Diverse Communities,” detailing the survey findings and recommendations for CAI to create new education and programming for its membership and the public. 

2021 Presenters

Linda Brockway, RCM

Linda Brockway is Chairperson of the NAHC Members Services Committee, the Roger Wilcox Library Committee, and has served on the Board of Directors since October 2000.

Linda is a national speaker for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and has spoken for the National Association of Housing Cooperatives, Midwest Association of Housing Cooperatives, The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, NCBA, and numerous local associations.

She played a critical role in developing the governance, financial class, strategic planning training courses, and Resident Cooperative Manager Classes offered by NAHC. Linda is also the President of Economic Consultants for Housing Opportunities, Inc., which provides homeownership programming and economic development classes for the extremely low income; very low income and low-income clients.

Greg Carlson, RCM

Gregory J. Carlson is the Chair of the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC) Board, Emeritus Chair of the Registered Cooperative Manager (RCM) program for the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC).

He is Chair of the Registered in Apartment Management (RAM) program for the National Association of Builders and Owners (NABO). He serves as Treasurer of the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums and is Executive Director of the Federation of New York Housing Cooperatives and Condominiums (FNYHC).  

Greg Daniszewski

Greg Daniszewski is Vice President in NCB’s commercial real estate group and is responsible for originating cooperative housing underlying mortgages and commercial real estate loans nationwide.

As a seasoned veteran in the commercial real estate industry, he has decades of experience in originating commercial real estate loans and working with borrowers through the loan process.

Kalisha France

Kalisha France has worked in the cooperative Industry for 12 years. Currently Kalisha is a Regional Property Manager. Kalisha previously worked as a trainer in the KMC‐U Department at Kirkpatrick Management. In previous years, she has experience with working conventional properties.

Creighton D. Gallup

Creighton Gallup is a Partner with Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C.. He spearheads the firm’s Landlord-Tenant Litigation Department.

His tenacity and superb negotiating skills serve his clients well. He has drafted proposed legislation exempting housing cooperatives from the Michigan Truth in Renting Act and the Michigan Consumer Protection Act.

Mr. Gallup is a frequent instructor at NAHC and MAHC where attendees benefit from his many years’ experience working with management companies and housing cooperative boards.

Fred Gibbs, RCM

Fred Gibbs is the owner and founder of FKGibbs Company, LLC, a Kansas City based Property Management Company, serving client organizations throughout the United States. He has earned the designation of Registered Cooperative Manager (RCM) from the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC), where he also serves as President.

For over 10 years, Fred has worked in various capacities with NAHC to support the achievement of its mission and to promote the housing cooperative concept, in new development and continued preservation of existing coops. With over 30 years of experience in subsidized housing management, Fred is uniquely suited to help you explore the ever-changing world of HUD, as it relates to multi-family housing communities.

Leon Geoxavier

Leon Geoxavier joined STONE Engineering & Architecture, DPC in 2020. In his native Los Angeles, Leon interned with a small residential architecture firm before attending Tulane University. While at Tulane, a traditional architectural and historic preservation education was supplemented with real work experience at two of Louisiana’s premier architecture firms. In 2003, with a solid foundation in working with existing structures, Leon moved to NYC to work on the repair and restoration of existing residential, institutional, and mixed‐use buildings.

Leon’s responsibilities include restoration condition assessments, restoration design, nondestructive testing, quality control, project management; and business development. Specifically, his focus of experience includes forensic/leakage investigations, maintenance/repair recommendations and programs; restoration design in building facades, roofing, windows and architectural interiors and construction documents and contract administration.

Valerie Hall

Valerie Hall, the vice president of Kirkpatrick Management Company, Inc., has been involved with cooperative housing management for 18 years. She currently operates KMC’s Michigan Division office, located in Clinton Township, MI.

Valerie holds several professional designations including CCS (Certified Compliance Specialist), CFM (Certified Financial Manager), CMM (Certified Manager of Maintenance), RHM (Registered Housing Manager), and RCM (Registered Cooperative Manager). She also holds a Michigan real estate professional license. She has been a MAHC workshop trainer for 15 years covering topics ranging from fair housing to cooperative documents. Valerie Hall also serves as a director on the Midwest Association of Housing Cooperative Board of Directors.

Karen Harvey, RCM

Karen holds the office of secretary on the NAHC Board of Directors. She is the chair of the Membership Sales Program Committee, Co-chair of the Educational & Training Review Services Committee, and serves on eight other NAHC Committees.

She is a passionate facilitator and approved NAHC Trainer. In 2019, she was awarded the Roger Willcox President’s Award for her dedication and service to NAHC.

Over the years Karen Harvey has developed an immense passion for the promotion and preservation of cooperative living and will continue to support this passion through her involvement in her Community, Regional MAHC, and National NAHC.

Blaine Honeycutt

Blaine Honeycuttis currently the President of the Board of Directors for Georgetown Place Cooperative in Taylor, Ml. Has served on the Board of Directors for 29 years: Board President for 27 of those years. He is one of the teachers for the “3R’s” program offered to be NAHC for board members. He has conducted numerous workshops for MAHC for the last 18 years and NAHC Annual Conferences for the last 7 years. Blaine is also a member or the MAHC Board of Directors for the last 18 years and also served as Vice President. He is also a member of the NAHC Board of Directors for the past 6 years.

Hugh Jeffers

As senior director of Centennial Mortgage, Hugh Jeffers is responsible for originating new business around the country. Hugh is also a NAHC Board Member and chairs the Development and Preservation Committee.

He has over 15 years of multifamily and healthcare origination and underwriting experience and has developed particular expertise in affordable and senior housing.

April E. Knoch

April Knoch is the Supervising Attorney with Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C. responsible for the firm’s housing cooperative governing document research and drafting including articles of incorporation, bylaws, occupancy agreement, purchase agreement, policies and procedures, and rules and regulations. 

She serves as a Committee Volunteer for NAHC and has contributed numerous articles to the MAHC Messenger.  Ms. Knoch frequently leads one of NAHC’s or MAHC’s conference seminars. She was awarded the Super Lawyers “Rising Star” award for three consecutive years (2012-2014) and one of the Top Women Attorneys as published in Hour Detroit.

Kim Marcus

Kim Marcus is the COO for Marcus Management, Inc. Kim has vast knowledge in HR, bookkeeping, hands-on property management, and investment portfolio management.

Having started her career over 29 years ago in the Canadian investment and lending industry and international exposure to markets, she was instrumental in creating, assisting, and maintaining individuals, families, and businesses ’ management wealth goals.

Kim currently holds a seat on the NAHC Board of Directors, provided training at both the NAHC and MAHC Annual conferences. She is Fair Housing trained and a Certified Occupancy Specialist and a Certified Cooperative Specialist.     

Ralph Marcus, RCM

Ralph Marcus is President and CEO of Marcus Management, Inc., specializing in full-service Cooperative housing management of 18 Cooperative communities encompassing over 4,200 units, 17 condominium communities encompassing over 2,700 units, as well as management consulting. 

Ralph provides training on a number of topics, including Board governance, mortgage payoff, financial planning, reserve planning and system analysis.  Ralph serves as NAHC Treasurer, Vice Chairman for Volunteers of America of Michigan, a Trainer for MAHC, NAHC, and Michigan Federation of 213 Cooperatives, a Board of Governor for NAHC’s RCM program, and sits on a number of organizational committees and/or Boards of Directors.

He is the recipient of NAHC’s most prestigious Jerry Voorhis Memorial Award for a lifetime dedication to the principles of Cooperative Housing, and MAHC’s most prestigious Almeda Ritter award for devotion and contributions to the Cooperative Housing Community.

Greg Nolan

Greg Nolan is an employee of Kirkpatrick Management Co. Inc. and has been involved with the cooperative movement for 43 years. He lived in a cooperative while growing up and then after a stint in the U.S. Army continued his association with cooperatives by beginning work at Kirkpatrick. He started working at a cooperative as a maintenance technician. He then moved on to maintenance supervisor, site manager and eventually began working as regional maintenance supervisor as well as regional property manager. He holds certifications from the National Center for Housing Management (NCHM) in Certified Manager of Maintenance (CMM), Certified Manager of Housing (CMH), Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) as well as well as a certification from MAHC for Certified Cooperative Maintenance Manager (CCMM). He has been an instructor for MAHC and NAHC for over 12 years.

Randall A. Pentiuk

Randall is a Managing Shareholder with Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C. and Vice President of NAHC. He has spent over three decades working with housing cooperatives throughout the country. 

As a longstanding member of the housing cooperative community, Randy serves on the NAHC Board and is currently its Executive Vice President.   He is also the Michigan Vice President for the Midwest Association of Housing Cooperatives (MAHC) and serves on the MAHC Board as well. 

Randy is a frequent instructor at the NAHC and MAHC conferences and a regular contributor to their publications. In 2019, he received the NAHC’s Jerry Voorhis Award for his lifelong contribution to cooperative housing.

Nicole Redding, CPM©, ARM©, RCM>

Nicole Redding, a Chicago native, has worked in the Real Estate property management industry for over 30 years managing and supervising market rate, affordable, and mixed-income communities in Chicago, Wisconsin, and Michigan. She currently serves as General Manager/Assistant Treasurer for London Towne Houses Cooperative located in Chicago, Illinois with 803 cooperative units and 8 rental units.  In October 2018 she proudly received the Ida Curtis Fisher Registered Cooperative Manager of the Year award.  She has an extensive background in marketing, budgets, and overseeing capital improvements. She brings a history of excellence in interpersonal communications. She is committed and grounded in the quality of leadership and open communication and has worked towards making London Towne Houses Cooperative, Inc a thriving family-oriented community.

Nicole Redding is a Licensed Real Estate Managing Broker in the State of Illinois.  She has received distinguished designations of RCM from National Association for Housing Cooperatives, Certified Property Manager and Accredited Residential Manager from the Institute of Real Estate Management. Nicole currently serves as Board of Governor for National Association of Housing Cooperative and has also previously held the position of Vice President of Communications with the Institute of Real Estate Management, Chicago Chapter 23.  She is Secretary for her condominium association and is currently pursuing a degree in Interior Design.

Katherine E. Sinicropi, CPM®

Kathy holds the title of Chief Client Officer for Legacy, LLC.  Kathy celebrates 43 years in the field of property management this year, working in all aspects of Property Management from cooperative housing, market-rate apartments, affordable communities, and condominiums, and has worked directly with cooperatives for over 24 years. Kathy holds a Real Estate Brokers License through the State of Michigan.  Her passion for employee safety led to her serving as a Trustee for the Apartment Building Management Workers Compensation Self Insured Fund through the Apartment Association of Michigan since 2013. Kathy is a certified MAHC trainer and holds the designation of Certified Cooperative Director.  Kathy is also a Certified Property Manager® through IREM and is the designated CPM® for Legacy, LLC’s AMO® designation.   

In 2018, Kathy was appointed to serve on the NAHC Board of Directors.  She currently serves on the NAHC Membership Committee and on the RCM Board of Governors. 

Marcus Stefanide

Based in Detroit, MI – Marcus Stefanide is the Founder and Principal Consultant at HireSec LLC, a national sourcing, recruiting and employment consultation firm. He is also the Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition at CBI | Cybersecurity Solutions, a national cybersecurity advisory & services firm. Marcus has dedicated his career, over a decade, to talent attraction and retainment in various industries. He considers himself a trusted advisor to his clients and co-workers alike and cares deeply about relationship building vs. transactional interactions. As the war on talent rages on, Marcus relies on his day-to-day professional interactions for up-to-the-minute data, making his recruiting efforts and client consultations effective and efficient. In his spare time, Marcus likes to give back to employer and employee communities by facilitating resume-building workshops and speaking at conferences on topics of talent attraction & retainment.

Judy Sullivan

Judy Sullivan has over 30 years of comprehensive government relations experience representing the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC) on a wide variety of issues including Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reverse mortgages for senior cooperators, Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) Disaster Relief; Homeland Security (DHS) flood insurance, and Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) benefits, as well as tax issues for housing cooperatives.  Judy is responsible for managing all congressional and federal regulatory issues of interest to NAHC.  She also represents NAHC’s participation in a number of coalitions involved with cooperative, multifamily housing and tax issues.

In 2010, Judy was honored as the recipient of the Jerry Voorhis Award, NAHC’s highest honor, in recognition of her significant record of leadership in the housing cooperative community.

In addition to her work for NAHC, Judy has also represented First Rochdale Cooperative NYC and previously served as Government Relations Specialist with Van Ness Feldman LLC.

Judy is a graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, IL.

Hope Turner

Hope has had the pleasure of being the Community Manager of Concord Consumer Housing Cooperative for sixteen years. Before becoming the community manager, Hope lived in the community and served on the Concord Board of Directors for ten years.

She has a passion for the support of the cooperative movement. She spent three years serving as a Midwest Association of Housing Cooperatives Board of Directors. Hope now holds the office of assistant secretary on the National Association of Housing Cooperatives Board of Directors. She is the chair of the Contract Review Committee, co-chair of the Membership Services Committee, chair of the Educational & Training Services Review Committee and serves on many other committees as well.

In her years as a cooperator, both as a board member and a professional, Hope has taken every opportunity to educate herself and to educate others. She is a Certified Cooperative Director (CCD), Certified Cooperative Manager (CCM), Registered Cooperative Manager (RCM), and a Certified HUD Fair Housing Specialist (FHS). Hope is a class facilitator of the “Conflict Resolution”, course of study.

Hope is always ready to share her knowledge and help others any way she can, be it, problem-solving, networking, or just pitching in and lending a hand. Her enthusiasm and dedication show her desire to involve all generations in participating and encouraging cooperatives to flourish.

Kimallee Williams

Kimalee Williams is CEO of Faith Asset Management, LLC (a property management company) and Canterbury Builders (a construction company) located in Connecticut.  Kimalee has over twenty years of experience providing training and consulting services on property management, board/management relations, agency relations, and more throughout the United States.

Kimalee holds an MBA and BS in Finance from the University of Hartford, with a number of honorary recognitions including Connecticut’s prestigious – Hartford Business Journal’s “40 Under 40 Award”.

Kimalee is President of the Cooperative Housing Association of New England and Vice-Chair of Member Services for NAHC.  Kimalee is a nationally certified trainer providing Board of Directors training throughout the United States to various types of housing entities. 

Kimalee has a proven track record for resolving conflict with varying levels of difficulty.  Kimalee has a passion for teaching and developing the potential in others.  She strives to help maintain stabilized relationships and cohesive boards.

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Keynote Speaker

Dawn Bauman

Dawn M. Bauman, CAI’s senior vice president of government and public affairs and the executive director of the Foundation for Community Association Research, has worked for CAI for nearly 20 years at both the international and chapter level. Bauman and her team have produced nearly fifty public policy initiatives impacting the community associations housing model— including policies on Fair Housing, pets and assistance animals, and the removal of racially restrictive covenants. She is frequently sourced in U.S. and international media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, The Washington Post, and Bankrate, on community association housing topics. 

Bauman works directly with CAI’s 36 state Legislative Action Committees (LACs) and The College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) to further CAI’s mission—promoting effective leadership and responsible citizenship in homeowners associations and condominium communities. CAI’s LACs and CCAL fellows are considered industry experts and are often leaders in providing model language used in current legislation and regulations throughout the U.S. For the past eight years, Bauman has delivered dozens of education programs and presentations pertaining to legislative and legal trends shaping community associations, Fair Housing, and assistance animals during CAI’s annual CEO-MC Retreat hosting 300 of the world’s leading community association management chief executive officers. She is an annual presenter at CAI’s Annual Conference and Exposition: Community NOW, attended by 2,000 homeowner leaders, community managers, and business partners where she delivers the latest education, resources, and information about legislative and regulatory topics shaping the community associations housing model. In 2021, as the executive director of the Foundation for Community Association Research, Bauman led the research committee’s mission to better understand diversity and inclusion in today’s community associations. Following a survey, The Foundation published the exclusive full report, “Creating Harmony in Diverse Communities,” detailing the survey findings and recommendations for CAI to create new education and programming for its membership and the public. 

2021 Presenters

Linda Brockway, RCM

Linda Brockway is Chairperson of the NAHC Members Services Committee, the Roger Wilcox Library Committee, and has served on the Board of Directors since October 2000.

Linda is a national speaker for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and has spoken for the National Association of Housing Cooperatives, Midwest Association of Housing Cooperatives, The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, NCBA, and numerous local associations.

She played a critical role in developing the governance, financial class, strategic planning training courses, and Resident Cooperative Manager Classes offered by NAHC. Linda is also the President of Economic Consultants for Housing Opportunities, Inc., which provides homeownership programming and economic development classes for the extremely low income; very low income and low-income clients.

Greg Carlson, RCM

Gregory J. Carlson is the Chair of the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC) Board, Emeritus Chair of the Registered Cooperative Manager (RCM) program for the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC).

He is Chair of the Registered in Apartment Management (RAM) program for the National Association of Builders and Owners (NABO). He serves as Treasurer of the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums and is Executive Director of the Federation of New York Housing Cooperatives and Condominiums (FNYHC).  

Greg Daniszewski

Greg Daniszewski is Vice President in NCB’s commercial real estate group and is responsible for originating cooperative housing underlying mortgages and commercial real estate loans nationwide.

As a seasoned veteran in the commercial real estate industry, he has decades of experience in originating commercial real estate loans and working with borrowers through the loan process.

Kalisha France

Kalisha France has worked in the cooperative Industry for 12 years. Currently Kalisha is a Regional Property Manager. Kalisha previously worked as a trainer in the KMC‐U Department at Kirkpatrick Management. In previous years, she has experience with working conventional properties.

Creighton D. Gallup

Creighton Gallup is a Partner with Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C.. He spearheads the firm’s Landlord-Tenant Litigation Department.

His tenacity and superb negotiating skills serve his clients well. He has drafted proposed legislation exempting housing cooperatives from the Michigan Truth in Renting Act and the Michigan Consumer Protection Act.

Mr. Gallup is a frequent instructor at NAHC and MAHC where attendees benefit from his many years’ experience working with management companies and housing cooperative boards.

Fred Gibbs, RCM

Fred Gibbs is the owner and founder of FKGibbs Company, LLC, a Kansas City based Property Management Company, serving client organizations throughout the United States. He has earned the designation of Registered Cooperative Manager (RCM) from the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC), where he also serves as President.

For over 10 years, Fred has worked in various capacities with NAHC to support the achievement of its mission and to promote the housing cooperative concept, in new development and continued preservation of existing coops. With over 30 years of experience in subsidized housing management, Fred is uniquely suited to help you explore the ever-changing world of HUD, as it relates to multi-family housing communities.

Leon Geoxavier

Leon Geoxavier joined STONE Engineering & Architecture, DPC in 2020. In his native Los Angeles, Leon interned with a small residential architecture firm before attending Tulane University. While at Tulane, a traditional architectural and historic preservation education was supplemented with real work experience at two of Louisiana’s premier architecture firms. In 2003, with a solid foundation in working with existing structures, Leon moved to NYC to work on the repair and restoration of existing residential, institutional, and mixed‐use buildings.

Leon’s responsibilities include restoration condition assessments, restoration design, nondestructive testing, quality control, project management; and business development. Specifically, his focus of experience includes forensic/leakage investigations, maintenance/repair recommendations and programs; restoration design in building facades, roofing, windows and architectural interiors and construction documents and contract administration.

Valerie Hall

Valerie Hall, the vice president of Kirkpatrick Management Company, Inc., has been involved with cooperative housing management for 18 years. She currently operates KMC’s Michigan Division office, located in Clinton Township, MI.

Valerie holds several professional designations including CCS (Certified Compliance Specialist), CFM (Certified Financial Manager), CMM (Certified Manager of Maintenance), RHM (Registered Housing Manager), and RCM (Registered Cooperative Manager). She also holds a Michigan real estate professional license. She has been a MAHC workshop trainer for 15 years covering topics ranging from fair housing to cooperative documents. Valerie Hall also serves as a director on the Midwest Association of Housing Cooperative Board of Directors.

Karen Harvey, RCM

Karen holds the office of secretary on the NAHC Board of Directors. She is the chair of the Membership Sales Program Committee, Co-chair of the Educational & Training Review Services Committee, and serves on eight other NAHC Committees.

She is a passionate facilitator and approved NAHC Trainer. In 2019, she was awarded the Roger Willcox President’s Award for her dedication and service to NAHC.

Over the years Karen Harvey has developed an immense passion for the promotion and preservation of cooperative living and will continue to support this passion through her involvement in her Community, Regional MAHC, and National NAHC.

Blaine Honeycutt

Blaine Honeycuttis currently the President of the Board of Directors for Georgetown Place Cooperative in Taylor, Ml. Has served on the Board of Directors for 29 years: Board President for 27 of those years. He is one of the teachers for the “3R’s” program offered to be NAHC for board members. He has conducted numerous workshops for MAHC for the last 18 years and NAHC Annual Conferences for the last 7 years. Blaine is also a member or the MAHC Board of Directors for the last 18 years and also served as Vice President. He is also a member of the NAHC Board of Directors for the past 6 years.

Hugh Jeffers

As senior director of Centennial Mortgage, Hugh Jeffers is responsible for originating new business around the country. Hugh is also a NAHC Board Member and chairs the Development and Preservation Committee.

He has over 15 years of multifamily and healthcare origination and underwriting experience and has developed particular expertise in affordable and senior housing.

April E. Knoch

April Knoch is the Supervising Attorney with Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C. responsible for the firm’s housing cooperative governing document research and drafting including articles of incorporation, bylaws, occupancy agreement, purchase agreement, policies and procedures, and rules and regulations. 

She serves as a Committee Volunteer for NAHC and has contributed numerous articles to the MAHC Messenger.  Ms. Knoch frequently leads one of NAHC’s or MAHC’s conference seminars. She was awarded the Super Lawyers “Rising Star” award for three consecutive years (2012-2014) and one of the Top Women Attorneys as published in Hour Detroit.

Kim Marcus

Kim Marcus is the COO for Marcus Management, Inc. Kim has vast knowledge in HR, bookkeeping, hands-on property management, and investment portfolio management.

Having started her career over 29 years ago in the Canadian investment and lending industry and international exposure to markets, she was instrumental in creating, assisting, and maintaining individuals, families, and businesses ’ management wealth goals.

Kim currently holds a seat on the NAHC Board of Directors, provided training at both the NAHC and MAHC Annual conferences. She is Fair Housing trained and a Certified Occupancy Specialist and a Certified Cooperative Specialist.     

Ralph Marcus, RCM

Ralph Marcus is President and CEO of Marcus Management, Inc., specializing in full-service Cooperative housing management of 18 Cooperative communities encompassing over 4,200 units, 17 condominium communities encompassing over 2,700 units, as well as management consulting. 

Ralph provides training on a number of topics, including Board governance, mortgage payoff, financial planning, reserve planning and system analysis.  Ralph serves as NAHC Treasurer, Vice Chairman for Volunteers of America of Michigan, a Trainer for MAHC, NAHC, and Michigan Federation of 213 Cooperatives, a Board of Governor for NAHC’s RCM program, and sits on a number of organizational committees and/or Boards of Directors.

He is the recipient of NAHC’s most prestigious Jerry Voorhis Memorial Award for a lifetime dedication to the principles of Cooperative Housing, and MAHC’s most prestigious Almeda Ritter award for devotion and contributions to the Cooperative Housing Community.

Greg Nolan

Greg Nolan is an employee of Kirkpatrick Management Co. Inc. and has been involved with the cooperative movement for 43 years. He lived in a cooperative while growing up and then after a stint in the U.S. Army continued his association with cooperatives by beginning work at Kirkpatrick. He started working at a cooperative as a maintenance technician. He then moved on to maintenance supervisor, site manager and eventually began working as regional maintenance supervisor as well as regional property manager. He holds certifications from the National Center for Housing Management (NCHM) in Certified Manager of Maintenance (CMM), Certified Manager of Housing (CMH), Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) as well as well as a certification from MAHC for Certified Cooperative Maintenance Manager (CCMM). He has been an instructor for MAHC and NAHC for over 12 years.

Randall A. Pentiuk

Randall is a Managing Shareholder with Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C. and Vice President of NAHC. He has spent over three decades working with housing cooperatives throughout the country. 

As a longstanding member of the housing cooperative community, Randy serves on the NAHC Board and is currently its Executive Vice President.   He is also the Michigan Vice President for the Midwest Association of Housing Cooperatives (MAHC) and serves on the MAHC Board as well. 

Randy is a frequent instructor at the NAHC and MAHC conferences and a regular contributor to their publications. In 2019, he received the NAHC’s Jerry Voorhis Award for his lifelong contribution to cooperative housing.

Nicole Redding, CPM©, ARM©, RCM>

Nicole Redding, a Chicago native, has worked in the Real Estate property management industry for over 30 years managing and supervising market rate, affordable, and mixed-income communities in Chicago, Wisconsin, and Michigan. She currently serves as General Manager/Assistant Treasurer for London Towne Houses Cooperative located in Chicago, Illinois with 803 cooperative units and 8 rental units.  In October 2018 she proudly received the Ida Curtis Fisher Registered Cooperative Manager of the Year award.  She has an extensive background in marketing, budgets, and overseeing capital improvements. She brings a history of excellence in interpersonal communications. She is committed and grounded in the quality of leadership and open communication and has worked towards making London Towne Houses Cooperative, Inc a thriving family-oriented community.

Nicole Redding is a Licensed Real Estate Managing Broker in the State of Illinois.  She has received distinguished designations of RCM from National Association for Housing Cooperatives, Certified Property Manager and Accredited Residential Manager from the Institute of Real Estate Management. Nicole currently serves as Board of Governor for National Association of Housing Cooperative and has also previously held the position of Vice President of Communications with the Institute of Real Estate Management, Chicago Chapter 23.  She is Secretary for her condominium association and is currently pursuing a degree in Interior Design.

Katherine E. Sinicropi, CPM®

Kathy holds the title of Chief Client Officer for Legacy, LLC.  Kathy celebrates 43 years in the field of property management this year, working in all aspects of Property Management from cooperative housing, market-rate apartments, affordable communities, and condominiums, and has worked directly with cooperatives for over 24 years. Kathy holds a Real Estate Brokers License through the State of Michigan.  Her passion for employee safety led to her serving as a Trustee for the Apartment Building Management Workers Compensation Self Insured Fund through the Apartment Association of Michigan since 2013. Kathy is a certified MAHC trainer and holds the designation of Certified Cooperative Director.  Kathy is also a Certified Property Manager® through IREM and is the designated CPM® for Legacy, LLC’s AMO® designation.   

In 2018, Kathy was appointed to serve on the NAHC Board of Directors.  She currently serves on the NAHC Membership Committee and on the RCM Board of Governors. 

Marcus Stefanide

Based in Detroit, MI – Marcus Stefanide is the Founder and Principal Consultant at HireSec LLC, a national sourcing, recruiting and employment consultation firm. He is also the Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition at CBI | Cybersecurity Solutions, a national cybersecurity advisory & services firm. Marcus has dedicated his career, over a decade, to talent attraction and retainment in various industries. He considers himself a trusted advisor to his clients and co-workers alike and cares deeply about relationship building vs. transactional interactions. As the war on talent rages on, Marcus relies on his day-to-day professional interactions for up-to-the-minute data, making his recruiting efforts and client consultations effective and efficient. In his spare time, Marcus likes to give back to employer and employee communities by facilitating resume-building workshops and speaking at conferences on topics of talent attraction & retainment.

Judy Sullivan

Judy Sullivan has over 30 years of comprehensive government relations experience representing the National Association of Housing Cooperatives (NAHC) on a wide variety of issues including Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reverse mortgages for senior cooperators, Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) Disaster Relief; Homeland Security (DHS) flood insurance, and Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) benefits, as well as tax issues for housing cooperatives.  Judy is responsible for managing all congressional and federal regulatory issues of interest to NAHC.  She also represents NAHC’s participation in a number of coalitions involved with cooperative, multifamily housing and tax issues.

In 2010, Judy was honored as the recipient of the Jerry Voorhis Award, NAHC’s highest honor, in recognition of her significant record of leadership in the housing cooperative community.

In addition to her work for NAHC, Judy has also represented First Rochdale Cooperative NYC and previously served as Government Relations Specialist with Van Ness Feldman LLC.

Judy is a graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, IL.

Hope Turner

Hope has had the pleasure of being the Community Manager of Concord Consumer Housing Cooperative for sixteen years. Before becoming the community manager, Hope lived in the community and served on the Concord Board of Directors for ten years.

She has a passion for the support of the cooperative movement. She spent three years serving as a Midwest Association of Housing Cooperatives Board of Directors. Hope now holds the office of assistant secretary on the National Association of Housing Cooperatives Board of Directors. She is the chair of the Contract Review Committee, co-chair of the Membership Services Committee, chair of the Educational & Training Services Review Committee and serves on many other committees as well.

In her years as a cooperator, both as a board member and a professional, Hope has taken every opportunity to educate herself and to educate others. She is a Certified Cooperative Director (CCD), Certified Cooperative Manager (CCM), Registered Cooperative Manager (RCM), and a Certified HUD Fair Housing Specialist (FHS). Hope is a class facilitator of the “Conflict Resolution”, course of study.

Hope is always ready to share her knowledge and help others any way she can, be it, problem-solving, networking, or just pitching in and lending a hand. Her enthusiasm and dedication show her desire to involve all generations in participating and encouraging cooperatives to flourish.

Kimallee Williams

Kimalee Williams is CEO of Faith Asset Management, LLC (a property management company) and Canterbury Builders (a construction company) located in Connecticut.  Kimalee has over twenty years of experience providing training and consulting services on property management, board/management relations, agency relations, and more throughout the United States.

Kimalee holds an MBA and BS in Finance from the University of Hartford, with a number of honorary recognitions including Connecticut’s prestigious – Hartford Business Journal’s “40 Under 40 Award”.

Kimalee is President of the Cooperative Housing Association of New England and Vice-Chair of Member Services for NAHC.  Kimalee is a nationally certified trainer providing Board of Directors training throughout the United States to various types of housing entities. 

Kimalee has a proven track record for resolving conflict with varying levels of difficulty.  Kimalee has a passion for teaching and developing the potential in others.  She strives to help maintain stabilized relationships and cohesive boards.