Darren Jakel

Darren Jakel

Vice President, Building Operations

Darren oversees the physical and mechanical operations of all properties in StuartCo’s portfolio and assures that they are maintained at their peak performance level. He supervises building operations and a roving maintenance team as well as after-hours maintenance needs and emergency response. He also serves as project manager on capital improvements, solicits bids, and maintains vendor relations. He prepares and delivers quarterly maintenance training, annual caretaking training, new maintenance tech orientation, and continuing education. As safety committee director, he oversees company safety practices and procedures, training programs, and meetings.

Darren is an active member of the Minnesota Multi-Housing Association, participating on the municipal affairs committee and the CRMT (Certified Resident Maintenance Technician) program. He also serves as a member of the Rogers City Council.

Patricia Farrell

Patricia Farrell

Portfolio Director

Patricia is responsible for all aspects of property management for a portfolio of market rate properties in the Twin Cities. She oversees the financial success, building integrity, employee development, resident relations, and capital project planning.

Patricia has over 16 years’ experience in multifamily industry with expertise in property sales, acquisitions, customer service and company-wide policy, training and career development.

Stacy Ekholm

Stacy Ekholm

Portfolio Director

Stacy is responsible for all aspects of property management for a portfolio of market rate and affordable properties in the Twin Cities. She oversees the financial success, building integrity, employee development, resident relations, and capital project planning.

Stacy is an active member of the MN Multi-Housing Association, and holds designations as Certified Residential Manager (CRM), Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), and Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA). She is the recipient of the MMHA MADACS Multi-site Manager award – 2012.

Luke Perry

Luke Perry

Portfolio Director

Luke is responsible for all aspects of property management for a portfolio of market rate and student housing properties in the Twin Cities. He oversees the financial success, building integrity, employee development, resident relations, and capital project planning.

Luke is an active member of the MN Multi-Housing Association, and participates as a volunteer for the Housing Hotline. He is a Certified Residential Manager (CRM).

Andrew Shoaf

Andrew Shoaf

Portfolio Director

Andrew is responsible for all aspects of property management for a portfolio of market rate properties in the Twin Cities and Wisconsin. He oversees the financial success, building integrity, employee development, resident relations, and capital project planning.

Josh Berg

Josh Berg

Executive Director of Senior Living

Josh oversees StuartCo’s senior living communities. A passionate, innovative and respected leader in the social services industry, Josh has held a variety of positions in organizations serving vulnerable individuals and their families. Josh is an active member of LeadingAge MN, works closely with state/local government officials and legislators, and is on several state and local boards and commissions. Josh is also serving as an elected City Councilmember for Elko New Market.

Brooke Tibbits

Brooke Tibbits

Interactive Marketing Strategist

Brooke is responsible for overseeing all projects that come through the marketing department. Additionally, she leads social media strategy and online advertising campaigns for StuartCo’s portfolio of properties.

Brooke is actively involved with the Minnesota Multi Housing Association, serving on the charity committee.

Travis Guza

Travis Guza

Director of IT

Travis oversees all areas of information systems including report creation, integrating software programs to communicate with one another, and providing proper data backup and network security. He assists all computer users providing software support and training for property management software, Microsoft Office, e-mail, and other applications. He administers software purchasing, upgrades installation and oversees licensing.

Teresa Weiss

Teresa Weiss

Director of Human Resources

Teresa oversees all aspects of Human Resources including payroll, benefits, recruiting, training & development, rewards & recognition and retention. She is also responsible for labor law compliance, performance appraisals, safety & risk management, employee engagement resources, workers compensation, event planning and wellness.

She is an active member of the MN Multi-Housing Association and is involved in the M&A HR Executive Roundtable.

Gerry Ewald

Gerry Ewald

Lead Designer

As Lead Designer, Gerry keeps a consistent watch over our apartment upgrades, amenity space renovations, and general design projects. He identifies materials that are both fresh and functional, negotiates volume discounts, and eliminates the need for costly outsourcing– allowing StuartCo to prioritize design projects.

Kim Bender

Kim Bender

Controller

Kim is responsible for the overall accounting functions. She leads her team members in carrying out the department’s mission of being a resource for our site and corporate staffs, residents and owners by providing guidance and timely, accurate information in an efficient manner.

Darren Jakel

Vice President, Building Operations

Patricia Farrell

Portfolio Director

Stacy Ekholm

Portfolio Director

Luke Perry

Portfolio Director

Andrew Shoaf

Portfolio Director

Josh Berg

Executive Director of Senior Living

Brooke Tibbits

Interactive Marketing Strategist

Travis Guza

Director of IT

Teresa Weiss

Director of Human Resources

Gerry Ewald

Lead Designer

Kim Bender

Controller