Becky Clardy is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Life Properties and brings more than 28 years of industry experience. Initially starting as a leasing consultant, Becky worked her way up through every property management and regional leadership role during her storied career before being promoted to the first COO role for RADCO, an owner operator of over 18,000 apartments and one of the top management firms in the South. Becky built RADCO’s infrastructure from the ground up during a 15 month time frame, where the firm grew from 12 properties and 1,600 units to 55 properties and 16,000 units across several states. Becky has built a widely recognized reputation as a multifamily re-positioning specialist with a passion for building high octane management teams which achieve meaningful results in short time frames. Becky instills a discipline and focus around revenue growth and expense control, leasing velocity, collections, and successfully completing large-scale renovation projects. Outside of work, Becky can usually be found spending time with her family and volunteering at her church. Becky believes in giving back to her local community and serves as a role model to young single mothers.
With over 25 years of experience in the maintenance field, Dan Damery excels in his role as VP of Construction and Maintenance where he oversees capital improvements and maintenance operations on value-add deals to maximize investor returns. Dan has a reputation for taking technical, complex projects from inception to completion. Prior to joining the team at The Life Properties, Dan had a key role in developing a new management company that began with 1500 units and grew to 18,000 units in 10 states. He has been responsible for overseeing multi-million dollar capital projects in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, and Oklahoma.
VP of Accounting, Kelley Gibson, has 28 years of experience in Real Estate Accounting covering Industrial, Commercial, Retail, and Multi-Family Management. She has proven strengths in General Ledger audit, Balance sheet reconciliation, financial statements, financial analysis, quarterly re-forecasting, budgeting, cash management, payroll, and investor relations. At The Life Properties, Kelley works diligently reviewing and preparing financials, assisting auditors, recording property closings, processing payroll, and doing banking. Kelley has shown herself to be committed to establishing a productive and knowledgeable accounting team and fostering lasting client relationships.
Dustin Skinner brings nearly 15 years of experience in the multifamily space to The Life Properties. Dustin oversees software integrations, IT initiatives, and assists with development and implementation of operational procedures . Prior to joining The Life Properties team, Dustin managed the Systems Department at RADCO Residential and was the LRO Revenue Manager for New and Renewal pricing until RADCO surpassed 19,000 units. Prior to RADCO Residential, Dustin was an integral part of the systems team for RAM Partners, LLC, one of the largest apartment managers in the US. Dustin has also held a variety of onsite positions, and embraces defining and overcoming challenges. He brings experience with YARDI Voyager, LRO, YieldStar, RENTCafe, RENTCafe CRM, Entrata, eSite, MRI, OneSite, and AMSI.
Daphne Pruitt joined The Life Properties in January 2019 holding over 5 years of comprehensive experience in the multifamily industry. As Marketing Director, she oversees and manages corporate and portfolio-wide marketing and branding initiatives to include brand concept development, implementation of marketing and advertising campaigns, website development, online reputation management, marketing training, and analysis of trends and customer needs. Prior to joining The Life Properties, she held the position of Regional Marketing Manager at RADCO Residential where she managed marketing efforts of over 25 properties across Georgia, Oklahoma, Indiana and Tennessee. During her tenure at RADCO Residential, she played a vital role as she onboarded 8 properties—branding their communities from the ground up at the time of acquisition. Preceding RADCO Residential, Daphne began her career in property management as a Traveling Assistant Property Manager at Aspen Square Management. At Aspen Square, Daphne gained solid experience in on-site operations while working to assist in stabilizing both conventional and affordable housing start-up communities throughout 6 states around the country. Daphne is well versed in YARDI Voyager, RENTCafe Site Manager, RENTCafe CRM, ILOVELEASING, and OneSite. During downtime, Daphne enjoys practicing Yoga as a creative form of expression.