Officer Profiles

Dave Pinson

CEO, President

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Dave provides the strategic leadership and vision to guide the direction and tremendous growth of our organization. This has been proven by his aggressive plan and execution of successful takeovers and integrations of more than 15,000 units in 11 States. Dave oversees the daily operations and opportunities for expansion through development and acquisition as well as property management while providing the entire staff with inspiration and empowerment.

Before becoming CEO/President, Dave served as a Regional Director at Trinity Multifamily supervising the Northwest Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri Portfolio’s. During this time, Net Operating Income (NOI) increased and occupancy ran above market average.

Dave brings over 10 years’ experience in student housing and property management on several different college and university campuses. He is a previous recipient of the National Rising Star award for excellence in student housing. Dave served as the Director of Housing and Residential Life at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith where he was the Chief Housing Officer. During this time he was responsible for the overall operations of the Office of Housing and Residential Life. His other housing experience includes being an Area Coordinator at both Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas and Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa.

Dave holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Arkansas Tech University. Additionally, Dave is a Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) and is accredited through the National Apartment Association. He also holds an active Arkansas Real Estate License.

He was the recipient of both the 2013 and 2014 Corporate Supervisor of the year in Central Oklahoma. He and his wife LeAnn are the parents of 2 sons, Blake and Bryce and 1 daughter Madeline.

 

Doug Dedmon

Executive Vice President, Principal Broker

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Doug Dedmon has successfully overseen the management takeover of over 16,000 multifamily units in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Texas, Kansas,Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan and Iowa. Mr. Dedmon worked his way up from the on-site manager/maintenance level to our Executive Vice President/Principal Broker. He possesses a tremendous amount of global knowledge about the operation of multifamily properties and is instrumental in making sure the information technology and accounting integrates properly with the overall strategy of the business. Mr. Dedmon is highly responsible for the hands-on approach that Trinity Multifamily employs during a management takeover and ensures that realistic budgets are developed and met throughout the operation of the assets under Trinity’s tenure for the last 14 years.

Mr. Dedmon’s current role with Trinity includes the finance and under writing of new opportunities and partnerships as well as an analytic oversight and follow up of each of the assets entrusted to Trinity’s management. He also carries the Brokers License for the firm and ensures that each agent is current and up to speed on the often-changing rules and regulations in the real estate industry today.

In addition to the above accomplishments, Doug is a Licensed Principal Broker. Mr. Dedmon is a member of the Fort Smith Board of Realtors. Additionally, he is a respected member of the National Board Association of Realtors. He and his wife Amber are parents to one son, Hunter and a daughter, Anna Grace.

Zac Smithson

President of Construction

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In his current role as President of Construction, Zac oversees all new construction projects for the company to include seeking out land, demographics and demand for the areas that we serve. Zac also is the direct contact for all rehabilitation and renovation projects. He builds and maintains our vendor relations and ensures minimal impact on the current residents of any property undergoing any enhancements.

Zac Smithson began his relationship with Trinity Multifamily as the Community Director at Kingston Court. After a full utility and partial exterior rehab of the property, Zac successfully managed the one-million-dollar investment property, while establishing tenant relations essential in the retention of occupants. Mr. Smithson’s proven ability, enabled him a promotion to Community Director of Timberline Apartments – a 305-unit complex in Ft. Smith, AR. he has in his first year onsite increased the annual NOI over $215,000. This exceptional performance ensured Zac’s swift rise to the position of Regional Director.

Prior to joining Trinity Multifamily, Zac worked in the home improvement industry, where his knowledge of home repair and maintenance proves to be an asset in the realm of overseeing property maintenance needs. In conjunction with maintaining a full-time position, Mr. Smithson attended the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. With a fundamental in maintaining computer functions. This further enhances his ability to track all necessary functions in property ownership and management.

In addition to the above accomplishments, Zac is a Licensed Real Estate Agent. He is a member of the Fort Smith Board of Realtors. Additionally, he is a respected member of the National Board Association of Realtors.

 

Craig Carter, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

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Craig joined Trinity Multifamily in 2016 and has over 19 years of experience in property management along with three years in public accounting. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and a Certified Public Accountant.

Craig and his wife Sheryl have four daughters, Abby, Ally, Ashlyn and Anniston and are also foster parents. They are active members of First Baptist Lavaca. Craig also serves on the board of directors for Lavaca Public Schools and The Call of Crawford and Sebastian Counties. He has also served on the boards of several other charities, including Hope Rising Children’s Home, an orphanage in Haiti.

Kristy Gregory

VP of Operations

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Kristy began with Trinity Multifamily in 2011 in our Accounts Payable department. She learned the multifamily industry and the back end operations of the properties and now leads a team of 9. As the VP of Operations she oversees many pieces of our business and ensures operational excellence as a whole. Some of those areas of the business are: the accounting department which encompasses accounts receivable and accounts payable, she handles all human resources tasks including being our main liaison between us and our Payroll & HR company, and she co-plans and co-directs our largest company function of the year- the Annual Training and Awards meeting. Prior to coming to the multifamily industry, Kristy worked in the banking industry and the auto industry; holding various positions to include service manager and general manager.

Kristy graduated from UAFS with an Associate’s Degree.

In her time outside of the office she is actively involved in several groups within her church, helps support the operations side of her husband Jason’s business, and spends time cheering on her three children: Kayelee, Whitley and Colin in their various sports of choice.

 

 

 

 

Misty Steuart

VP of Organizational Development & Public Relations

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Misty joined Trinity Multifamily in July 2016. In her current role as VP of Organizational Development & Public Relations, her primary function is to continue to lead the company brand into the coming years as well as organizing an internal training academy for all new team members, furthering our preparation for continued growth. Prior to her current role, she served as our Director of Marketing & Staff Development. As Marketing Director she oversaw a large portion of the increased recognition of our brand and the celebration of our growth. She has also taken on many other tasks filling the gaps as needed through the many Take Overs, New Lease ups, and more recently work on the training side of our operations. She has been in the multifamily industry for four years with experience on the vendor side in advertising and in serving the operations team at a property management company in Oklahoma. Prior to coming to the multifamily industry, she held various titles to include Sales Consultant, Agent Account Executive and Sales Manager at US Cellular. Her decade there provided her with experience in sales, marketing, customer acquisition and retention, and leadership to make her an asset to Trinity.

She graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2013 with her Bachelors in Business Management.

Misty has two daughters Kailey and Addyson and was recently married.

 

 

 

Aaron Brown

Director of Due Diligence

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Prior to his position as Risk Management Coordinator, Aaron W. Brown served four years as a Community Director at Rockwood Terrace. While there, Mr. Brown acquired 6 other properties over his service. His duties included budgets, marketing, maintenance supervisor, minor rehabs, retention and new property take overs. Rent was increased by twenty-five percent while total income and occupancy rose over twenty percent.

As the Risk Management Coordinator, Mr. Brown has overseen the largest rehab in hail damages claims for the River Valley portfolio. Aaron personally inspected and assessed nearly every roof prior to the claims, attended adjusters visits and set up most contractors with damages totaling nearly $2 million in losses.

Aaron brings 2 years’ experience in property management prior to joining the Trinity family. Previously Aaron worked in food service, customer service and construction.

Mr. Brown holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith in Criminal Justice. Additionally, he is a certified apartment manager, and has taken the Fair Housing Laws accredited through the National Apartment Association – Education Institute. Currently he is acquiring the Risk Management Analysis certificate through The National Alliance for Insurance – Education and Research program.

Brother Brown is active with his fraternity Kappa Alpha Order, a member of Freemason and Troop 3 of the Boy Scouts of America in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He and his wife Sarah are the parents to their son, Mox Alexander and their twin daughters Lexington and Lennox.

 

Teresa Pogue

Network Administrator

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Teresa Pogue joined the Trinity family in 2014 as an accounting assistant.  We quickly realized her talents would be better utilized in the newly developed Information Technology department as the Network Administrator.  She has helped in the setups of over 8900 units in the Trinity Portfolio.

Her day to day duties consist of maintaining computers, cellphones and integration of several types of software to keep Trinity Multifamily connected throughout the various states that we manage properties.

She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Organizational Management from John Brown University in 2015 after putting it on hold to raise her family. She also is a licensed Insurance agent.

Teresa has two sons Kerry Allen and David as well as two grandchildren Aiden and Archie.  When Teresa isn’t in front a screen learning new software she spends as much time as she can with her grandsons.

West Territory

East Territory

Jacqueline Parthe Kish

VP Of Property Management,

Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Texas,

Nebraska, Iowa, New Mexico, Arizona

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Jacqueline Parthe Kish joined the Trinity Multifamily team in 2017 as the Vice President of Property Management. She supervises the management of the Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri portfolios. Her experience in Property Management spans more than 30 years, and continues to build award winning teams.  Jacqueline emphasizes the core fundamentals of customer relations and the customer experience while achieving market leading results and portfolio financial success. Her enthusiasm and passion for her work makes her a motivating team leader. Prior to joining Trinity Multifamily Jacqueline worked for Creekstone Management as Property Director and at Kelly Enterprise as an Area Manager.

Committed to advancing herself professionally, Jacqueline Parthe Kish holds membership in industry groups such as the Apartment Association of Northwest Arkansas for which she has served as the Vice President from 2015 to Present. She also served as the Public Relations Ambassador for two years for the Kansas City Apartment Association. She additionally maintains her Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) credentials through the National Apartment Association. She attended the University of Kansas.

She was the recipient of both the 2008 and 2009 Property Manager of the year award though the Kansas City Apartment Association. Many of the communities she under her leadership have also won awards including: Springfield’s Best Apartment Community 5 years in a row, Kansas City Mo Property of the Year, Best Marketing Plan, Best Model, Best Grounds, Best Corporate Housing Program, and Best Management Team.

She and her husband John reside in Cave Springs Arkansas with their Aussie Riley.

 

 

 

Kathleen Hass

VP Of Property Management,

Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia,

Louisiana, Indiana, Michigan

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Before becoming Vice President, Kathleen served 2 years as the Regional Director, 5 years as a Community Director and the 1 year as the Area Director in the River Valley.  Ms. Hass joined the Trinity team in 2010 and was primarily supervising Timberline Gardens in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the largest property in the area with 305 units.  She was instrumental in increasing the NOI by 12% while assisting other staff with their properties across the region.

As Regional Director, Kathleen has provided the leadership, and vision, that has drove her region in one of the most resilient portfolios within the company.

She has overseen the successful takeover, and integration, of more than 2300 units. To include 5 rehabs with more than $6m in cost that span across four counties in western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma.

Kathleen oversees the daily operations, budgeting, forecasting, capital improvements strategies, investment relations and more importantly team motivation for 60+ multifamily properties and 200+ single family houses, and growing steadily.
Ms. Hass brings over 12 years of experience in real estate and property management on several different levels. She is a previous recipient of the Small Property of the Year award from Trinity Multifamily.

A native of New York, Kathleen holds a degree in Communications, with a minor in Business, from SUNY College at Oneonta, New York. Additionally, she is a Certified Property Manager accredited through the National Apartment Association. She held a New York Real Estate License for 4 years.

Kathleen give 40+ hours a year in volunteer work in her community with the Emergency Children’s Services and the Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House. She has one daughter, Kylie. The Hass family lives in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Regional Director Profiles

Jason Epperson, HCCP

Regional Director, Oklahoma & Texas

Specializing in Affordable Housing

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Jason Epperson joined Trinity Multifamily in December 2017 as Regional Director for the portfolio of affordable housing communities. Throughout his 17 years of experience in multi-family property management, Jason’s career has been primarily focused on operations and compliance of mixed finance properties. He began his career in affordable housing in 2000 as a property manager and was honored by winning the “Affordable Community of the Year” from the Tulsa Apartment Association in 2006.  Eventually overseeing conventional and affordable communities in multiple states as a District Manager, Jason gained experience in dealing with the complexities of LIHTC Section 42 and various HUD programs, including Section 8 Project Based Assistance, Hope VI, Home Funds, Public Housing, and Mod-Rehab. In addition, Jason has vast experience in REAC inspections, LIHTC Compliance Audits, and HUD Management Occupancy Reviews. He has also worked with the Housing Choice Voucher Program through local housing authorities and state agencies. Jason obtained his HCCP in 2016 and continues ongoing LIHTC, Fair Housing, and HUD trainings.

 

Jennifer Kelley

Regional Director, Tulsa Area and Southeast Oklahoma

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Jennifer joined Trinity Multifamily in 2005 and has over 12 years of experience. She started out as a leasing consultant but has been promoted a few times over the years and now her current role is the Regional Director for Tulsa and other surrounding areas. In addition to meeting and maintaining occupancy, marketing, writing budgets, internal auditing of property files, cash flow, and NOI expectations, as well as resident retention and rent increases; Jennifer is responsible for supervising the managers to ensure the overall appearance and performance of the properties. She earned her Certified Apartment Manager Designation (CAM) in 2013 and she is accredited through the National Apartment Association.

Jennifer and her husband Marcus are busy parents to one son, Jermaine and a daughter, Jordyn.

 

Alex Dotson

Senior Regional Director, Central Arkansas

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Alex joined Trinity Multifamily in 2016 and has truly shown how an employee can grow here. Starting in the accounting department Alex decided to jump into operations. Beginning his journey in Texarkana, he took 4 struggling assets to success. From there he went to Little Rock as the manager of a 200 unit complex and brought occupancy and collections to its highest performance. He was then promoted to Assistant Regional from there, where he helped his regional with every aspect of the job, while still managing his own asset successfully. Since becoming Regional Director, Alex has provided the oversight and leadership to stabilize his portfolio by lowering expenses, increasing General Operating Income, increasing Net Operating Income, raising occupancies across the board, and overseeing a $3 million rehab. Alex was the 2018 recipient of the “Helping Hands” award at the annual Trinity Awards Banquet.

Before joining the multifamily industry, Alex worked in banking as an Assistant Branch Manager. Orginally from Fort Smith, Arkansas, Alex now resides in Little Rock.

Courtney Summerhill

Regional Director, East Texas, Southern Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana

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Courtney started in the multifamily industry in 2005 in Birmingham, AL. She worked in various departments of the industry from leasing to regional operations. She helped build policy & procedure, set budgets and financials for over 20 acquired properties, piloted multiple lease-ups, spearheaded company training and led multiple renovation projects and new construction. She relocated to Fort Smith, AR and became a part of the Trinity Multifamily team in 2015 as a community director with properties through out Eastern Oklahoma and Fort Smith. She has since taken on the role as regional director for Trinity’s southern portfolio.

Joline Abbey, CAM

Regional Director, Oklahoma & Kansas

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Joline joined Trinity Multifamily in 2005 and has over 16 years’ of experience in Multifamily Housing. Joline currently serves as a Regional Director for Trinity Multifamily with properties in Oklahoma and Kansas. She has proven success in property management, lease-ups, renovations, budgets, and marketing. Joline is an exceptionally well-respected in the Tulsa area, not only for her professional track record and high ethical standards, but also being a hard-working, dedicated business woman who does absolutely everything in her power to ensure her clients’ success. She is active in the Tulsa Apartment Association and serves as an Ambassador, as well as several committees within the association.

Joline has received multiple awards for Assistant Manager, Property Manager, Community of the Year, and CAM designee of the year awards. Her dedication and exceptional leadership qualities,  has made her an intricate part of the company success.

Joline has been married to her husband Brock  for over 12 years and they have 3 beautiful daughters, Samantha, Tatum, and Tessa.

Zarina Cedar

Regional Director, Missouri, Kansas,

Iowa, Nebraska, Arizona

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Zarina joined Trinity Multifamily in November 2017 as a Community Director in Kansas.  Her expertise is in successful improvement of operations at challenging properties by turning low occupancy and non-cash-flowing properties into assets performing above expectations.  In May of 2018 Zarina was awarded the position of Assistant Regional Director and helped her Regional Director lead the KS/MO/IA portfolio to improved occupancy and income.  In February 2019, Zarina was awarded the position of Regional Director for KS/MO/IA/AZ/NE.

 Zarina has over 10 years’ experience in multifamily housing in the Kansas City Market, including multiple onsite and corporate positions.  Outside of Multifamily Housing, her experience includes construction management and business office settings.  she has earned a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in human resources.

As a lifetime resident of the Greater Kansas City area, she enjoys spending time with her extended family, fiancé, their 4 adult children, 1 grandchild and two cats.  Additionally, she has chaired several fund-raisers for Childhood Cancer Research and Awareness, as well as volunteering for homeless and military causes.   

Jera Moran

Regional Director, Tennessee

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Jera joined Trinity Multi- family in 2019 with 30 plus years in multi- family. Started in leasing and quickly realized the love I have for this business.

She has a hands-on management style. She has trained many managers, assistant mangers, leasing and maintenance in understanding Budgets, resident retention, improving cash flow, occupancy while maintaining expense control. My experience includes class A to class D communities.

Serves about 40 hours per year thru community service with MIFA meals on wheels.

Jera has been married for 16 years to Danny and our blended family includes 4 adult children- Lee, Maegan, Shelby and Greg with 2 grandsons Nash and Reagan.

We enjoy time at the river with our dogs Hendrix and Augustus. 

Lance P Nelson

Regional Director, Central Arkansas

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Lance P. Nelson joined Trinity Multifamily in 2019 and has 9 years experience in the industry. He started in the industry as a Property Manager and from there he has served many roles in which he attributes his success by delivering results and exceeding the expectations. Lance’s experience has produced numerous certifications which has developed long lasting relationships with program entities such as Southwest Housing Compliance Corporation, Metropolitan Housing Authority, Little Rock Community Mental Health, Arkansas Department Of Finance Administration, VASH and The Arkansas Real Estate Commission.  He has branded portfolios by restructuring policies, procedures and establishing marketing procedures by ensuring excellent customer service which he strongly feels is the the key to success in this industry. His passion and commitment to all has paralleled him to be a Leader in his communities. 

A Native of Jackson MS,  Lance enjoys downtime with his Son Simeon and traveling.  He’s also a Licensed Real Estate Agent and serves as a member of National Association of REALTORS and Little Rock REALTORS Association and its affiliations. His motto is, We serve at the distinct Pleasure of Each Resident, Applicant, Ownership and Leadership. 

Zeta Roman

Regional Director, Oklahoma City, OK

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Zeta joined Trinity Multi-family Property Management team in 2016.  Zeta is an organized, efficient professional who oversees each property with keen attention to detail and a focus on each properties best interests. In 2016, Zeta’s hard work and dedication was recognized with property of the year.

Zeta has helped manage properties totaling 2,000 units.

Zeta offers her clients expertise in a diverse collection of management activities including tenant relations, vendor management, lease compliance, and contract renewals. She expertly addresses issues involving property maintenance and repairs, tenant communication and budget preparation. Zeta’s commitment to the well being of her clients properties informs her every decision and ensures that the properties in her portfolio are very well taken care of.

She has a degree in Law. She has been married 18 years to Mickey Roman and they have two children, 9 year old son Mickey and 7 year old daughter Valentina.

Mandy Eubanks

Regional Director, Central Arkansas

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Mandy joined Trinity Multifamily in 2016 and has over 10 years’ experience in the industry. She started out as a property manager and quickly moved to the role of Area Director, during this time she won two awards; one from Trinity Multifamily as Area Director of the year and one from the Arkansas Apartment Association as Area Director of the year. From there she was promoted to Regional Director, where she took over several assets in the Central Arkansas area, which included over 1,100 new units at one time.  She has increased revenue, occupancy and NOI within the portfolio by displaying exceptional operational leadership and direction. She has shown a positive impact on the operations in the market. Mandy is a dedicated Trinity team member.

Mandy is also a mother to 4 girls.

Penny Mccollom

Regional Director, Northwest Arkansas

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Originally from St. Louis Missouri, Penny moved to Arkansas in 2002 with her family.  As most people do when they come to Northwest Arkansas they fell in love with the area. She brings over 12 years of housing families just like herself in the wonderful NWA area. Hired by Trinity in 2010 she started as an Account Collections Manager. In late 2010 she received her first property and managed to increase the income on that property by over 20%. It didn’t take long until there were many more properties under her direction. In 2012 she was tasked with being an Area Manager over many properties in Fayetteville and surrounding areas. While growing the portfolios around her and still collecting for other managers in the NWA area, she was promoted to Regional Director in early 2016. Her genuine care for the company and the community around her is why she is a perfect fit for this position.

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Micah Highfill

Real Estate Agent

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Micah Highfill joined the Trinity family in 2018. She is an Oklahoma native originally from Broken Arrow, and has earned a respected name for herself in the multifamily and real estate business. With over eleven years combined experience in real estate and 18 years in multifamily, both in residential and corporate, she has a full understanding of her client’s needs and continually seeks to raise the bar higher with superior customer service.

She enjoys helping others and says “I love seeing people’s dreams come to fruition! A client’s happiness, on closing day and beyond, is gratifying to me. Developing good relationships which continue throughout the years is important”.

She addresses her client’s needs and concerns with honesty, and the highest ethical standards. She is dedicated to each client and that is a key to her success.

 

Tess Richey

Real Estate Agent

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Tess Richey joined the Trinity family in 2019. As a Realtor, my first priority is to listen to my clients wants and needs to achieve the best outcome in every transaction and I strive to ensure that the home buying or selling process is fun, easy and stress-free. 

When I am not assisting my real estate clients, I enjoy hanging out with friends and family!