Leadership Team

Kris Hanson | Principal/CEO

Kris Hanson | Principal/CEO

As the former Director of Affordable Housing with the Vancouver Housing Authority, Kris Hanson maintained oversight of all aspects of the 3,000 unit portfolio, consisting of affordable and market rate apartments. Kris worked closely with a variety of third party management companies to ensure that budgets were being met, liability concerns were addressed, and the properties were being successfully managed. In addition, she directly oversaw several housing authority properties. Throughout her 14 years at the housing authority, Kris worked with business leaders across the industry while emphasizing the Vancouver Housing Authority values.

Since 2009, Kris also served as the Executive Director of Columbia Non-Profit Housing, a 501(c)(3) organization focused on the development and ownership of affordable housing units for seniors and the disabled. She was instrumental in obtaining funding for recent 9% tax credit projects for the nonprofit. Prior to joining the VHA, Kris worked as an Asset Manager and Acquisition Specialist for a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit syndicator in Portland, OR where she learned about the development and management of tax credit properties. Kris received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University Chico.

Kalib Locke | Principal/COO

Kalib Locke | Principal/COO

Kalib Locke began his career with family-owned rental properties and became a Real Estate Broker in 2007. After leaving the real estate sales industry, he began working at a 535-unit apartment community in downtown Portland, Oregon. Kalib obtained a vast amount of experience managing a diverse portfolio of assets for Coast Real Estate prior to working for ConAm Management.

He has spent the majority of his career establishing strong cultural foundations, which promoted successful business growth. This has led to consistent success with employees and clients, creating maximum ROI for the assets that he has managed. Kalib is an annual leadership speaker at the Spectrum Conference in Portland. He holds an Oregon State Principal Broker License, Washington State Managing Broker License and has his CPM designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management. Kalib enjoys volunteering at Firstenberg Community Center as a coach for his daughters' basketball team. He and his family currently reside in Vancouver, Washington.

Louise Griffith | Controller

Louise Griffith | Controller

 

Crystal Temple | Business Systems Manager

Crystal Temple | Business Systems Manager

Jennifer Kuenzel | Human Resources

Jennifer Kuenzel | Human Resources

 

Leslie Maehlum | Regional Portfolio Manager

Leslie Maehlum | Regional Portfolio Manager

Leslie Maehlum returned to Washington State in August 2011 after working in the Bay area for sixteen years.

During her career with Mayfield Companies in California, Leslie worked as both an on-site Manager and as a Portfolio Manager at over 100 different multifamily sites, gaining valuable experience with affordable and conventional properties. In 2001, she was promoted to General Property Manager with Mayfield Companies, personally responsible for supervising the entire multi-family property portfolio, including the maintenance department.

Leslie joined Quantum Residential in 2011 and currently manages a large portfolio throughout Oregon and Washington.

Leslie is a University of Washington Alumni and enjoys watching Huskie football, plays tennis, bridge and loves walking in the rain.

Felicia Poe | Regional Portfolio Manager

Felicia Poe | Regional Portfolio Manager

Felicia Poe joined the Quantum Residential team in 2016. As a Portfolio Manager she is responsible for the oversight of ten apartment communities (multi-program affordable sites) in the Vancouver and Clark County area. Felicia brings over 18 years of Affordable Housing experience to our organization. Most recently a Regional Property Manager with Home Forward (formerly the Housing Authority of Portland) she also served in management roles with Central City Concern.

Following a passion for low income, disabled and aging residents and helping people in need, Felicia began her career as a property manager with Princeton Property Management. Honing her skills with a variety of properties, Felicia quickly learned to effectively orchestrate all facets of affordable site operations – with particular focus on maintenance, resident satisfaction and retention.

During her time with Home Forward, she oversaw all elements of operations and placed great emphasis on instilling the company’s mission to maximize positive interactions with team members, customers and clients. She also developed high-performing teams, driving strong financial performance and providing consistent and prompt resolution to both community and resident challenges. Felicia brings depth, experience and talent to her position with Quantum Residential.

A graduate of Concordia University, Felicia holds a BA degree in Business Administration.

Jen Gentry | Regional Portfolio Manager

Jen Gentry | Regional Portfolio Manager

Jen Gentry is a property management expert with over 13 years of experience as a community advocate, ensuring strong resident and client relationships. Jen has an extensive background in various types of multifamily housing and is experienced in all aspects of property management operations. She enjoys the opportunity to work closely with her community partners and volunteers regularly at the Boys & Girls Club.

Russell White | Regional Portfolio Manager

Russell White | Regional Portfolio Manager

Vera Llorente | Regional Portfolio Manager

Vera Llorente | Regional Portfolio Manager