Michael Nguyen - President and CEO

Michael joined Atlantic Housing Foundation, Inc. in April, 2008 as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Michael has over 14 years experience as an executive in multifamily acquisition, development, rehabilitation, disposition and asset management. Prior to joining Atlantic Housing Foundation, Michael founded Cima Advisors, a real estate structured finance and asset management firm. Previously, Michael was a Partner at the Utley Group, a private equity firm with a key focus on multifamily acquisition and development. Before the real estate business, Michael was an investment banker specializing in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, debt and equity placements. He was also a Principal with First Southwest Company in its corporate finance department and a Financial Analyst at Banque Paribas and Prudential-Bache in New York.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and MBA from the University of Texas.


Dan French - Executive VP

Dan is the Founder of Atlantic Housing Foundation and served as its President and CEO until 2008. He continues to serve as Chairman of its Board of Trustees and remains involved with Finance and Acquisition activities for the Organization. He has been involved in the Affordable Housing field since 1990 when he was made head of the Affordable Housing Department of the San Antonio office of the Resolution Trust Corporation. He went on to serve the San Antonio Housing Authority as Director of Development. He has also served as Housing Commissioner of the Town of Hilton Head Island, SC and Chairman of the greater Hilton Head Community Development Corp.

He has over 40 years of experience in the areas of development, finance, operation, appraisal and brokerage of real estate. He holds an MBA from the University of Texas, San Antonio.

Liz Snyder - Comptroller

Liz is a CPA with over 20 years of corporate financial management and public accounting experience, most recently in multifamily property management and development. Prior to joining Atlantic Housing Foundation, she served as controller for Tarragon Corporation in Dallas, Texas, a publicly traded multifamily real estate investment and development company. Prior to Tarragon, she worked in healthcare, serving as CFO for a large physician group practice in the Dallas area, and operations controller for one of the nation’s largest healthcare staffing companies. She began her career with Coopers &; Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) in Fort Worth, Texas. She holds a BSEd from Abilene Christian University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Russell Richardson - Director of Operations

Russell
has been in the commercial real estate finance industry for the past 17+ years, serving in various capacities, including in-house counsel and head of debt asset management, where he managed portfolios ranging in size from $4 Billion to $24 Billion, secured by as many as 5,000 commercial income-producing properties located nationwide. Russell has led teams of 100+ professionals and has directed and managed team and platform transformations, including large-scale systems conversions. Russell is a licensed attorney, and has been the designated Chief Asset Manager / Head of Asset Management for three separate firms holding Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA / GNMA approvals. Russell received his BA from the University of Texas, and his JD from the University of Texas School of Law.

Damon Hartman - Information Technology

Damon has over 17 years of information technology and network administration experience in private, public and non-profit sectors. Prior to joining Atlantic Housing, Damon served as a Chief Pilot and Safety Manager for aviation companies based in the DFW area.

Damon graduated from Auburn University in 1994.

Kent Foster - Director of Development

Kent
 joined Atlantic Housing in July, 2008. Kent has over 33 years experience in commercial real estate development, construction, asset management, leasing, disposition and account management. Kent has worked with Opus Corporation, Beck (HCB Contractors), Champion Partners and the Travelers Realty Investment Company. He has played an instrumental role in the sourcing, development and stabilization of a variety of project types including office, mixed-use, multi-family and industrial with an aggregate value in excess of $1 billion. Kent holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas, is a past-Board member of the North Texas Commission and holds a Texas Real Estate License.

"Tracy Menefee - HR"

Tracy Menefee
joined Atlantic Housing in December 2016. Tracy has more than ten years' experience in Human Resources, including four years in multi-family property management with Tarragon Corporation and three years in the mortgage servicing industry. Tracy holds a Professional in Human Resources Management (PHR) designation and is a Society for Human Resource Management-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP). Most recently, Tracy provided HR services for a growing healthcare services group, where she was instrumental in developing policies and procedures and maintaining low turnover rates through employee satisfaction with benefits and other services. Tracy holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Southern Methodist University.

Adi Widjaja - HR Generalist

Adi
joined Atlantic Housing in 2013. He has 12 years of Human Resource experience, 6 of which have been in leadership role. Prior to joining Atlantic Housing, Adi has worked in the airline and airport service contract sector overseeing staffing, employee relations, compensations, security and training He has extensive experience partnering with senior management to create and maintain HR policies and procedures that align with the company’s overall vision, while consulting and coaching front-line managers on day-to-day operations.

Adi graduated from TCU in 1999.

Russell W. (Rusty) Arthur – Construction Manager

Rusty has over 32 years of experience in asset preservation, building maintenance, construction, reconstruction and restoration. Prior to joining Atlantic Housing, Rusty was a General Contractor focusing in the multi-family market. He has served as Estimator, Superintendent, Project Manager and General Contractor on multi-family renovation projects in excess of 14 million dollars. He has served in the same capacities in disaster restoration and re-construction of multi-family and commercial properties with projects in excess of 24 million dollars. In his current role, Rusty is responsible for assessing the necessary repairs, creating a cost effective scope of work, establishing accurate budgets and overseeing work processes which minimize the interference with normal business operations.

Kendall Scudder - Manager of Community Services

Kendall
Scudder joined the Atlantic Housing Foundation team in January of 2013 as a leasing manager at the Arbors of Sam Houston, an AHF community in Huntsville, TX. After receiving his degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University, Kendall transferred to Westfield Apartments in San Marcos, TX where he served as Property Manager. In December of 2015, Kendall joined the AHF corporate office as the Manager of Community Services. In his current role, Kendall is responsible for overseeing on-site community service activity, as well as facilitating the AHF Scholarship Program and Good Grades Program.

Heather Robles - Regional Manager (DFW)

Heather has over 5 years of experience in the multi-family industry, the entire length of which has been with Atlantic Housing Management. She began her career with AHM in a conventional housing community as a Leasing Consultant in 2008, and was promoted within a year to the Assistant Manager position. She eventually moved to a senior housing community in West Fort Worth, where she began working with low income housing, until she was promoted to Community Manager in late 2011 at a conventional community in East Fort Worth.


Prior to AHM, she worked in the automotive industry for 6 years supervising the Dealer Registration and Dealer Services department of the largest Auto Auction in the state of Texas.

Nathan Champion - Regional Manager (DFW, W. TX & FL)

Nathan has over 13 years' experience in multifamily property management and has worked with AHM since 2008. Nathan started as a leasing consultant in 2000 and moved up to Property Manager with Sevo Miller Inc. He also worked for Sevo Miller for 7 years and with Michelson Realty as a Marketing/ Corporate Housing Director at a 1200+ community in Lewisville. Nathan was hired on at Heather Ridge in 08 then promoted to a duel manager role for Covington Creek/ Heather Ridge in 2010.

Tjwana Schuster - Regional Manager (S Texas)

Tjwana
began her career in the multifamily industry in 1990 as Assistant Manager with Concierge Management in Austin Texas she later relocated to San Antonio TX to work with Embrey Development managing lease ups of class a communities. Tjwana also joined Tramor Properties and was promoted to Property Manager/ Supervisor. She then joined the student housing arena with Peak Campus and was the Regional Manager over a portfolio consisting of over 3,000 beds throughout Texas. Tjwana has experience with all types of assets from distressed properties undergoing re-position in the marketplace to new development a class construction and lease ups. Tjwana obtained her CAM and NALP designation through the National Apartment Association and is a committed member of local and regional associations as well.

Michelle Figueroa - Regional Manager (FL)

Michelle
has lived in the Central Florida area since 1983. She started her career in Property Management in the late 1990's as a Leasing Agent. She is also a Licensed Florida Real Estate Agent, has a Bachelors Degree in Business and Marketing, and has her CAM designation through the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando. Michelle has experience with Affordable Housing, HUD, Conventional and Receivership.