Meet Our Newest Member

As a Commercial Property Specialist for Blue Ridge Companies, Stephanie is responsible for the day to day management of the Commercial Properties in the Blue Ridge portfolio located in North Carolina and South Carolina.  She is also involved in the development of policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems for those properties. Stephanie has been active in the property management industry since 2003.  Prior to Blue Ridge, Stephanie has served as a lease accountant and property accountant for Tanger Outlets, Samet Corporation and Brown Investment Properties.  In her roles, Stephanie worked with a portfolio consisting of over 100 properties in various regions across the US.

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Stephanie DeFratis

Commercial Property Specialist

sdefratis@blueridgecompanies.com

336.899.1536 m. 336.338.1796

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PTCREW Welcomes Frank Verdi

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Frank W. Verdi II, Vice President HM Kern Corporaton
fverdi@hmkern.com

Frank Verdi has been involved with construction, development, and management in the commercial real estate industry for over 20 years.  He currently serves as Vice President at HM Kern Corporation a Greensboro based general contracting firm.  He loves spending time on the water and enjoying life with his wife and son.  Frank is also passionate about helping others and serves in the board capacity of several charitable and non-profit organizations both locally and globally.  

Frank joined PTCREW in 2017 and is excited to serve on the Special Events committee.  

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Please welcome PTCREW’s newest member

We are excited to announce another new member.  Please join me in welcoming Kristi Johnsen, CPA, Senior Associate LBA Haynes Strand, PLLC.

Kristi Johnsen      Kristi Johnsen is a Senior Associate in the Greensboro, NC office.  Kristi graduated from the University of Alabama with a BS in Commerce & Business Administration with an emphasis on accounting.

Kristi’s favorite part of being a certified public accountant is assimilating numbers and producing valuable management advice to pass on to her clients.  Kristi focuses on corporate and individual taxes at LBA Haynes Strand, providing great client service along the way.  When asked why she became an accountant, Kristi said, “I like the fact that in an ever changing world, some things just balance.”  After graduating from college, Kristi worked at several CPA firms in Atlanta, GA.  In 1993, Kristi relocated to North Carolina and acquired her CPA licensure in the state.  She has worked in accounting, communication, and educational fields in various capacities throughout her career.  Her diverse background and skill set makes her a key piece of the LBA Haynes Strand team.

 

When she’s not in the office, Kristi loves spending time with her husband and children; watching them play sports, meeting for dinner, or going to college football games.  Kristi also enjoys reading, especially at the beach!

You can contact Kristi at 336-398-5171 or by email at kristijohnsen@lbahs.com.

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Please Welcome Our Newest Members

2017 is off to a fantastic start.  We have approved three (3) new members already this year.  Please join me in welcoming:

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Melissa Dolesh, Sales Director, American Building Services

melissadolesh@gmail.com

Melissa Dolesh graduated from Appalachian State University in 1992.  She started her professional career in Property Management and worked for 8 years at Highwoods Properties and 2 years at Trammell Crow.  Then she transitioned to the Vendor side and worked for 10 years at Scottie’s Building Services.  Melissa has been in the commercial janitorial business for the past three years, most recently joining the American Building Services team.  She has three kids, all in college.  Hobbies include tennis, reading, and running.

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Tiffany Vestal, Vice President, Morehead Title Company

tvestal@moreheadtitle.com

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Tiffany has been married to John Vestal for 21 years with two children, daughter Emory 17 and son Connor 15, two dogs Bella and Rigley.  Partner at Morehead Title Company (opened my office in 2008).  Her prior employers include mortgage lender at SECU, marketing manager with Investors Title and Wachovia At Work  Greensboro, Wachovia Corp.  Hobbies include TRAVEL, TRAVEL, TRAVEL.  Greatest joy comes from her children, husband and TRAVEL.

 

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Amy Lanning, Attorney with Blanco Tackabery

acl@blancolaw.com

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Amy is counsel with Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros, P.A. in their Winston-Salem, NC office.  She focuses her practice on a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions, including development, conveyances, leases, financing, renewable energy transactions, and title issues. She also has experience in municipal law, low income tax credit transactions, and HUD insured and HUD direct loans. Amy was with Blanco Tackabery for ten years before joining a national title insurance company as North Carolina underwriting counsel. She rejoined the firm in 2016.

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PTCREW Welcomes Our Newest Member

PTCREW welcomes:

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Kimberly Jones – Director of New Business Development in the Piedmont Triad Location

Kimberly Jones is Director of New Business Development for CBI, Piedmont Triad location. In her role, Kimberly is responsible for fostering relationships with new and current clients, primarily focusing on developing CBI’s position with competitively held accounts in the Piedmont Triad market.

Kimberly brings 16 years of sales experience to her role at CBI. Previously, she was leading Advertising Sales Director for Comcast in Philadelphia, PA. There she called on Top 100 brands such as Bayer Pharma, InBev (Anheuser Busch), TJ MAXX, and Payless to name a few.

Kimberly has been living in the Greensboro area for 12 years and is actively involved in the community. She is a member of the American Cancer Society and has worked closely with both the Leukemia Society and Go Red for Women, promoting early detection of heart disease. An advocate for the arts, Kimberly is an active member of Green Hill NC, a non-profit focused on promoting local North Carolina visual artists. Additionally, Kimberly volunteers her time to fundraising and raising community awareness with the Family Service of the Piedmont Inc. organization.

For more information in how Kimberly can help you please contact her at

CBI

W 336 478 4273

kimberly.jones@cbi-nc.com

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PTCREW Welcomes Our Newest Members

 

Joining our Network is one of the most important steps you can take towards building a successful career in CRE. Our members are instantly connected to nearly 10,000 commercial real estate professionals worldwide, representing nearly every discipline within the industry and looking to do business together.  PTCREW is proud to announce three new members who joined in July 2016, please join us in welcoming…

 

Celeste Payne  Alfred Williams & Company

Celeste Coker Payne, New Business Development

8007 National Service Road

Colfax, NC 27235

Tel: 336-665-0660

   

Tori Small, P.E.

125 S. Elm Street, Suite 606

Greensboro, NC 27401

Tel: 336-310-9722

Deb Cook  Lindsay Real Estate Holdings

Deborah Cook, Broker

1912 Eastchester Drive, Suite 200

High Point, NC 27265

Tel: 336-455-1100

DCook.LCP@gmail.com

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