Developing quality housing for older adults takes focused, diligent efforts of a very dedicated team. Take a moment to read about some of the most talented people in the business of developing quality affordable housing for older adults.
Mary Stompe has been serving as PEP Housing’s Executive Director since 2004. Prior to joining PEP Housing, Ms. Stompe worked in nonprofit administration, mostly for educational and social service organizations. She started her career as a Certified Public Accountant working as an Auditor for a Public Accounting Firm. She founded Rebuilding Together, Petaluma, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing seniors and people with disabilities with no cost home repairs, allowing them to remain in their homes. Mary has also served as a Petaluma City Councilmember. She is a Certified Public Accountant, Senior Professional in Human Resources, and a real estate broker. She has an MBA in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management. She serves on the Board of Directors for Leading Age, California as Vice President on the Housing Cabinet and Public Policy Cabinet. Most recently, Stompe was awarded the Outstanding Advocacy award by Leading Age, a national association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to making America a better place to grow old. Stompe is a Rotarian with the Rotary Satellite Club of Novato Sunrise Evening and volunteers for many nonprofit organizations. In her free time, Stompe enjoys spending time with her son, husband, dogs, chickens, ducks and goats.
Sharon Redman-Patchin, Human Resources Generalist
Sharon joined the PEP Housing team in December 2017 and is excited to be part of such a phenomenal organization. Sharon graduated with a BA in Sociology / HR. Her career took a surprising turn while working as an Executive Assistant at Cost Plus World Market. The HR Director saw potential and mentored her into the role of HR Coordinator. Over time, she expanded into HR roles within other industries, including property management at a for-profit company in Lodi, California that manages 33 properties across the state. Sharon also owned a small consulting firm that assisted small and start-up companies in recruitment efforts and setting up HR systems. In addition to her career in HR, she was also an Army Reservist from 1986-2001.
The Department of Housing Development is responsible for creating new affordable housing opportunities for PEP Housing. The department identifies potential acquisitions, conducts feasibility studies and entitlement work, obtains financing, and oversees construction. In order to best serve the needs of the very low-income population, the department works diligently to stay on the cutting edge of innovation in terms of both financing and construction methods. The department also works with for-profit developers of larger projects, providing project enhancement and management expertise in the affordable housing arena, allowing both parties to achieve individual and mutual objectives.
| Jim Wallen, Director of Housing Development
Jim comes to PEP from a family that has been in both real estate and construction industries for decades. In his position here as Director of Development he utilizes all of his thirty years’ experience in cross enterprise operations management, sales and marketing. Jim brings an innovative, results-driven professional leadership style creating fluid team dynamics, effective solutions-oriented problem solving and construction development management. Jim’s career spans across architecture, sales and real estate management. He graduated from Chico State University in Business Administration Financing with an emphasis in Real Estate Management.
|Bryan Hall, Project Manager
As a Project manager for PEP Housing, Bryan Hall uses his expertise in site selection, entitlement, financing and construction to help guide projects to a successful completion. Mr. Hall brings over 40 years experience in retail, residential and hospitality development for major national companies including Albertsons, Home Depot, Hilton, Marriott, Holiday Inn, among others. Bryan continues to focus on a sustainable development approach that incorporates the use of renewable resources. Bryan is a graduate of University of Southern California (BA).
Krista Fotou, Project Coordinator
Krista joined PEP’s development team in the spring of 2019. She brings over 25 years of experience in social services, professional organizing, event planning, and property management including Board service with several non-profits for over 10 years. She has found her calling at PEP Housing as the Project Coordinator and is proud to be serving the growing population of seniors through the development of low-income housing.
The Department of Finance is responsible for all the financial affairs of the organization, including preparation of periodic financial statements and acting as liaison with the organization’s independent auditors. The department maintains effective internal controls that guarantee the safeguarding of company assets.
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT & COMPLIANCE
The Department of Property and Compliance works to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations that govern PEP properties. The Department maintains a complete and thorough understanding of all regulations related to property management and fair housing, ensures the implementation of such regulations, and completes all required reporting.
ON-SITE PROPERTY MANAGERS
PEP Housing employs resident managers that live and work on-site at PEP Housing’s larger properties. Managers oversee the day-to-day operations of the properties, process annual re-certifications, and conduct periodic inspections of units, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements. Managers also work regularly with residents to establish a sense of community and to ensure that their needs are being met on a daily basis.