Management Leadership Team

 
ROBERT MARGOLIS
Owner/Chief Executive Officer
 

Robert (Bob) Margolis has more than 20 years of real estate development and property management experience. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from American University and a bachelor’s degree in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver. 

Bob has been involved in the ownership, as general partner, in the development and preservation of over 100 HUD and USDA-Rural Development subsidized housing projects (over 7000 units).


MATT MELNICK
PRESIDENT

Matt Melnick is responsible for all aspects of TM Associates’ business. He works closely with the executive team to ensure the strategic goals of the company are met, while also making sure all employees realize the vision and core values of the organization.

Matt has 14 years of experience working at a Big 4 accounting firm, holding several senior executive level positions at a global public company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo and an MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business. 

Matt is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, holds the C3P designation, and is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).

 
 
AMY BROWN
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Amy Brown is responsible for all aspects of property management accounting at TM Associates. She works diligently with staff members to ensure owners, state agencies, investors and lenders are provided timely and accurate reporting related to the performance of each property. 

Amy has over 20 years of affordable housing and real estate accounting experience in both public accounting and property management. She earned her bachelor’s degree of Accounting from Capital University, is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, holds the CGMA designation and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

SHAY K. DUGAN
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Shay K. Dugan is responsible for all aspects of property management for both third-party and TM-owned communities with a focus on new business development. She oversees the operations for TM Associates’ residential division, consisting of affordable and conventional assets with apartment homes located in 8 states and the District of Columbia.

Shay has 25 years of experience in the multifamily industry. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Peirce College in Philadelphia and her MBA from Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School.

Shay is a licensed realtor in Maryland and the District of Columbia, a Certified Property Manager (CPM) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and serves on many boards including as an At-Large Board Member and Chairperson of the Affordable Housing Committee for The National Apartment Association (NAA), IREM’s National Diversity Advisory Board and IREM’s Greater Metropolitan Washington DC Chapter 8 Board as Vice President of Education.

 
 
 
THERESA MCDOWELL
VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES & RISK MANAGEMENT

Theresa McDowell works closely with the CEO and executive team to monitor important aspects of property management for TM-managed communities, focusing on resident/client satisfaction and employee relations. Theresa operates across all levels of the company to resolve any issues in an expeditious manner. 

She also serves as the company’s Section 504 Compliance Officer, working with residents regarding reasonable accommodations, fair housing and grievances.

DENISE CRAFT
VICE PRESIDENT

Denise Craft is responsible for apartment portfolios located in the Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Southern Virginia markets. 

Denise has over 19 years of property management experience with an extensive background with USDA-Rural Development and LIHTC programs. She has hands-on experience with new-construction lease-up as well as the repositioning and rehabilitation of aging properties. 

Denise is a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) through the National Apartment Association, Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Tax Credit Specialist (TCS), Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P) and is a Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Certified Property Manager (CPM) candidate.

 
 
TOMEKA OWENS
VICE PRESIDENT

Tomeka Owens is responsible for apartment portfolios in the Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Ohio markets with a focus on urban properties and third-party management. 

She has over 18 years of property management experience with extensive background in LIHTC, HUD Section 8/RAD, Rural Development affordable programs, and is equally knowledgeable about market rate conventional apartment management. 

Tomeka is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) candidate with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and holds a master’s degree in Education from American University. Tomeka is a Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Certified Property Operator (CPO) and Tax Credit Specialist (TCS).

KIM WEBB
VICE PRESIDENT OF COMPLIANCE

Kim Webb oversees a team consisting of an HCCP Certified Senior LIHTC Analyst and two Junior LIHTC Analysts that continues to grow alongside the expanding LIHTC portfolio throughout the East Coast. 

With 19 years of Low Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance experience, Kim has successfully managed and completed numerous initial lease ups and maintains close relationships with State Housing Agencies, Owners, Investors, Development, and Management. 

She holds the Housing Credit Certified Professional Certification and has received HCCP spotlight recognition in the quarterly newsletter of The Credential. Additionally, Kim is a National Compliance Professional (NCP) and holds a Spectrum C4P Certification and the Spectrum 515 STAR Certification.

 
 
DAVE CRAFT
DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE

Dave Craft is responsible for assisting Regional Property Managers and site staff with construction projects and capital improvements, bid preparation and solicitation process. He works with a team to minimize risk and is involved in all insurance claims made on behalf of the owner. Dave is also responsible for Pre-REAC inspections for HUD financed assets, OSHA compliance and creating training programs for our on-site maintenance teams. At the corporate level, Dave is responsible for maintenance system monitoring, competitive bid review, and contract negotiation. 

Dave has more than 18 years of experience in property management, having held several positions throughout the company. He has formal training in carpentry, Section 504 Compliance, RD, HUD, LIHTC and Fair Housing compliance.

Dave’s certifications include Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician certification (CAMT) from the National Apartment Association and the Uniformed Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS) certification from HUD. EPA 608 certified, Certified Mold Inspector, received his OSHA 30 Hour Outreach Certificate, Credential for Green Property Management (CGPM), Section 504 compliance, and Spectrum Training Award Recipient (S.T.A.R. RD 515).

JUDY BROWN
DIRECTOR OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

Judy Brown is responsible for the development and implementation of the education curriculum with a focus on promoting learning opportunities for all TM employees, ensuring that advancement continues. 

Judy has over 12 years of property management experience, holding various positions including Property Manager, Regional Property Manager, and Corporate Trainer. She utilizes her experience to deliver quality training through her team of Training Specialists, which also has oversight of the Yardi software helpdesk. 

Judy is well-versed in Affordable Housing programs, Rural Development, Tax Credit, HUD-Section 8, and conventional market rate housing. Her certifications include C4P certification (RD Housing), Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Certified Financial Specialist (CFS), Certified Manager of Housing (CMH), Certified Manager of Maintenance (CMM), and the Housing Credit Certified Professional designation (HCCP) for Tax Credits.

 
 
LAUREN MCINNES
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Lauren McInnes leads the marketing efforts of TM Associates portfolio of managed properties by delivering impactful property marketing, advertising, sales and training programs to maintain and/or improve occupancy and rental income through innovative marketing campaigns and strategies. In addition to supporting property management, she works closely with TM’s development team to provide strategic marketing plans for new residential developments, as well as corporate level marketing needs.

Lauren has over five years of experience in marketing affordable, conventional, luxury, and Tax Credit Apartment Communities. Lauren holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Jacksonville State University.