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At H•I Management, we pride ourselves on service. We treat your property like it is our own, and our goals are to maximize revenue, while controlling costs and ensuring asset preservation. We are fully vested in your property and are committed to its success. Our team sets HI Management apart. By maximizing revenues and controlling costs, our personalized approach to each property and the variety of services we offer create the right solution for your property. We believe that every residential property should be a thriving community.

H•I Management turns properties into thriving communities by building strong relationships, delivering quality customer service, and offering total transparency.

Formed in 1995, H•I Management has decades of experience creating strong communities and building value in our clients’ properties.

By focusing on transparency, consistency, and a better residential experience, H◦I Management has grown occupancy and worth in many types of properties, from distressed properties and senior communities, to student housing and well-established residencies.

We treat your properties like we would our own. Our managers place an emphasis on timely, accurate reporting, controlling costs, and maintaining all physical assets of every property they manage. Through this, we’re able to develop an atmosphere that makes residents happy to call your property “home.”

Meet The Team

Tim Shafer


With over 20 years of experience managing capital assets, Timothy J. Shafer has earned his stripes in the property management industry. He graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. of Accounting and has since earned several certifications, including:

  • Certified Public Accounting (CPA)
  • Housing Credit Certified Profession (HCCP)
  • National Compliance Professional – Executive (NCP-E)
  • Indiana Apartment Association – Board Member

Kelley Jones

Director of Property Management

Kelley Jones has been working in property management for over 15 years. As the Director of Property Management, she is responsible for supporting and executing HI-Management’s strategic objectives, ensuring that each managed property meets or exceeds owner expectations and that the overall performance surpasses industry standards. Onboarding, training, asset management, monitoring operations and establishing contacts are a few of the techniques utilized to achieve these results. Kelley has experience managing the following programs: Conventional, LIHTC, Rural Development, Work Force Housing and HUD.

  • Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP)
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS)
  • Tax Credit Specialist (TCS)

Amber Swain

Director of Accounting

Amber has been working in accounting, auditing and tax preparation for more than 15 years and has been with HI Management for over 10 years. Amber earned her degrees in Accounting, Forensic Accounting and Marketing from Indiana State University before starting her career in DOZ’s audit practice. As the Director of Accounting, she supervises day-to-day accounting activities and is responsible for the financial reporting for the portfolio. She analyzes and distributes financial reports to the owners, investors and lenders. She also manages the corporate accounting team and the daily operations of accounts payable, accounts receivable, asset monitoring and more. Over the past 10 years Amber has enjoyed the family feel atmosphere at HI Management and is excited to see what the future holds for the company as it continues to grow.

Karen Beard

Director of Compliance

Working in real estate management for more than 10 years, Karen K. Beard leads our compliance team for Section 42, Section 8, market rate, and student housing compliance. Her achievements include:

  • Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS)
  • Housing Credit Certified Profession (HCCP)
  • Site Compliance Specialist (SCS)
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS)
  • Enterprise Income Verification Specialist (EIVS)
  • H-I Management Employee of the Year Award

Tabitha Reid

Assistant Director of Accounting

Tabatha Reid is a mom to one, US Navy veteran and SoCal transplant. She discovered her love for accounting over the years as she has worked in the field. There is always something new and it certainly keeps her on her toes. This love for her work is driving her education so she can sit for the CPA exam in the next few years. Outside of work, when she’s not studying, she loves camping, writing, and spending time with her cats and Xbox.

Ashley Atkinson

Accounts Payable Manager

Ashley began her property management career after graduating from Ball State University with a degree in Property Management. Since graduating, Ashley has been in the property management industry for 20 years and has obtained a diverse background in leasing, management, operations, budgeting, and accounting. In her current role with HI Management, Ashley is responsible for accounts payable, file auditing, and accounts payable training.

Amanda Dwiggins

District Manager

Amanda joined the HI Management team in June of 2019 and has been in the apartment industry for 10+ years. She has worked in LIHTC and conventional properties.

  • Certified Apartment Manager (CAM)
  • Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP).

Kurtis Crabtree

District Manager

Kurtis Crabtree is from Lebanon, IN and graduated college with two degrees from Maryville University in St. Louis. He has two children (10 and 1) and resides back in his hometown of Lebanon. He loves working with residents and staff on all levels.

Kurtis has been an area manager for two years at HI Management. He has been in the property management industry as a property, area and regional manager for almost 6 years. He prides himself on compliance, willingness to jump on any project, and being very team-oriented!

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Michael Tomina

Facilities Director

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Benjamin Fochtmann

Area Manager- Region 1

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John Rodgers

Area Manager- Region 2

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Ashley Strother

Area Manager- Region 3 and 4

Ashley is originally from Wentzville MO just outside of St. Louis, She has a BS in Marketing from Missouri Baptist University with an Associate Degree in Business Management. Ashley has been working in Property Management for 7+ years both in Missouri and Indiana. She started her journey in property management at the front desk, moving up to accounting, property manager and now an Area Manager in the Lafayette area.

April Haynes

Area Manager- Region 5

April has over 20 years of experience in property management. She started out as a leasing agent and has worked her way up to Area Manager in the Northern Indiana region. Her background is in conventional and LIHTC programs.  She specializes in lease ups and collections. She also has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

  • Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP)
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Amanda Goins

Area Manager- Region 6

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Meet The Associates

Tricia G. Simms

Tricia joined House Investments in 2008 and oversees all accounting functions of the  Company. She is involved in the operations of the company’s assisted living facility and handles investor reporting and asset monitoring. Tricia’s previous experience encompasses over 20 years of accounting including budgeting, payroll, financial statement preparation and analysis, accounts receivable and accounts payable.

Rob Dury

Rob joined House Investments in 2019. His responsibilities include assisting in analyzing the financial feasibility of projects, project due diligence, locating new developments, and assisting in the overall project development process. He also assists in closing property purchases and loans. Rob graduated from the University of Indianapolis in 2017 with a degree in Business Administration and Finance. Rob received his MBA from the University of Indianapolis in 2018. Prior to joining House Investments, Rob worked as a consultant at BKD, LLP.

Mindy Brown

Mindy joined House Investments in 2013 and is the Office Manager for the company. Mindy provides organizational and administrative support to the Executive Team of House Investments. She also assists with accounting, billing, accounts payable and accounts receivable processing.She also serves as the Assistant Director of Partnership for Affordable Housing. Mindy has over 21 years of administrative experience in various professional settings.

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