John Marti

Vice President of Operations

John Marti

John joined Hammond Residential Group in 2015 as VP of Operations and brings 25+ years of experience in the Multi-Family housing industry. His extensive background spans through all disciplines of property management including new construction, rehabilitations, tax credit, A+ communities, lease-ups, student housing and more.

John currently supervises a Regional Manager and Property Manager staff in over 50 communities. Spanning six states and over 10,000 apartment homes, John deploys his owner operator management style to several fee managed clients.

Prior to joining HRG, John's career started in 1988 at an entry level position in a property management company. Over the course of the next 28 years, John worked through the ranks of employment from Maintenance Technician to Vice President and has held and excelled at every position in the industry.

John entered his first executive level position in 1994 and was challenged to increase market share thus creating new opportunities and positions that never existed before in the company. This gave John the unique skill set of building and rebuilding management firms with the experience of a top executive and the understanding of all positions in the business. This is a skill set that John relies on today. "I have been blessed with the opportunity to evaluate property performance form many points. This makes it quicker for me to understand and solve performance issues and gives me the unique experience to motivate and direct people to do their very best work."

John has also enjoyed the opportunity of being a professional Public Speaker. He is often called to speak on behalf of the property management industry and recognized by peers as a professional in both Market Rate and Student Housing communities. He has had an opportunity to help with lobbing efforts for the entire industry and is published in many housing periodicals.

John lives on a small farm in Loganville, Ga with his wife and 3 children. He enjoys spending time on the farm with his family, attending sporting events of his alma mater The University of Florida and working with his charitable foundation Tyler's Hope.

Chris Hadarits

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Hadarits

Chris joined Hammond Residential Group (HRG) in 2007 from Focus Group where he was Vice President of Finance with responsibilities for Focus Management, Focus Development and Focus Construction. Chris brings extensive experience with the financial management of residential construction and development. His knowledge of both cost accounting and managerial accounting serves HRG and its clients well on all projects including new construction and rehabilitation projects.

Prior to entering property management, Chris worked for private owners in the restaurant industry. He also enjoyed a three year tenure as Controller of Atlanta's MGA Insurance Company. His diversified background gives Chris excellent perspective, and he plays an integral role on the HRG team providing valuable counsel regarding the owner's position when analyzing a project under consideration.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Business, specializing in Finance. He lives in Alpharetta, GA with his wife Heather and two rambunctious sons, Nicholas and Ethan.

Angela Dickerson

Senior Regional Manager

Angela Dickerson

Angela joined Hammond Residential Group (HRG) in 2008. She immediately became a rising star and was promoted to Property Manager of an Acworth, GA asset where she increased occupancy from 73% to stabilized occupancy of 93% in less than 9 months.

At her next property in Tucker, GA she increased occupancy from 87% to 97% in less than one year, decreased delinquency, and regularly collected 100% of rents. Due to her ongoing achievements Angela was promoted to a Regional Manager 2010 and currently oversees all operations for 10 properties ranging from conventional to affordable housing.

Rising Star

Angela began her career in Property Management in 2004, after a successful career in Hospitality Management for Starwood Hotels and Resorts. She holds an Associate's Degree in Hospitality Management and is a Licensed Georgia Real Estate Salesperson.® Angela resides in Norcross, GA with the most spoiled dog in the neighborhood, Athena.

Sheryl Stoffregen

Regional Manager

Sheryl Stoffregen

Sheryl joined Hammond Residential Group in 2016 as Regional Manager overseeing 10 properties throughout the Alabama and Mississippi regions. Sheryl has been active in the multifamily industry since 1990 where she began her career as an Activities Director and quickly worked her way through the industry to add to her resume Community Manager, Software Trainer, Multi-Site Manager, Regional VP and Vice President of Operations. Prior to coming to Hammond Residential Group, Sheryl worked for Landmark Residential Services as the Regional VP for their Alabama and Tennessee Portfolio's. Sheryl possesses a strong skill set in financial management, variance analysis, strategic business planning, and building strong operational teams. Sheryl has experience in student, conventional, senior living, pre-development, renovations, and lease ups. Sheryl has worked in the southeastern multi-family market for the past 26 years where she has been awarded Manager of the Year, Regional Manager of the Year, The Award of Excellence in Business Management from the City of Birmingham as well as being recognized by Birmingham Alabama's Honorable Mayor William Bell for her outstanding partnership in neighborhood policing and patrolling during the 2016 Magic City Awards. Sheryl holds a position on the Board for the City of Birmingham Mayor's office on Community Policing where she also holds a Chair position for the revitalization of inner city communities. Sheryl previously held a position on the board for the Birmingham Apartment Association for 5 years where she actively worked to improve the Alabama landlord- tenant laws and served on the education committee for the association. Sheryl resides in Birmingham Alabama with her 3 children and 2 grandchildren (Hunter, Michal, Brookelynn, Fisher and Brayleigh). Her passions include leading her small women's group and volunteering with her church family at RiverChace Church of the Highlands where she also serves as a greeter and works with the teen ministry. During relaxing times Sheryl enjoys football, swimming, traveling and spending quality time with her family. Sheryl also shares her time with 3 pets, a golden retriever, an American Bully and a beautiful black cat.

Lisa Pope

Regional Manager

Lisa Pope

Lisa Pope returns to Hammond Residential after a 1½ years sabbatical with Yardi Systems, where she specialized in systems implementation, training and technical expertise.

We are very glad to have Lisa back on our regional team. She first joined Hammond as a Regional Manager in 2010, and proved herself to be a responsible supervisor, especially with the 3rd party properties of the Hammond portfolio. Lisa provides strong guidance for the managers under her watch, making certain that budgets are letter-perfect and closely reviewed prior to submission, and that recommendations for cost-saving strategies are included; periodic variance reports are detailed and submitted with accompanying narrative; delinquency and aged payables reports for each portfolio are closely monitored; lien action and eviction lawsuits are initiated in a timely fashion.

Lisa is also an effective leader and mentor, directing compliance of employees to established company policies, procedures and standards, especially as they relate to hiring, termination and grievance practices. She guarantees that leasing efforts are appropriate to changing market conditions, keeps a close watch on each leasing person’s closing ratio and prospect base, and utilizes shopping services periodically as needed.

20+ Years

Lisa brings over 20 years of experience in property management. She is generous with her knowledge and expertise, and has strengthened the properties in her care by interacting and communicating well with the current owners. Lisa has also proven to be a strong asset in developing new business for Hammond.

Lisa resides in Snellville and loves attending her youngest granddaughter's ballet recitals.

Danah Lewis-Golder

Legal/Branding/Operations

Danah Lewis-Golder

Danah is the energetic, creative and resourceful Branding/Marketing Director for the entire Hammond Residential Group portfolio currently totaling over 50 properties and more than 10,000 units. She is responsible for overseeing branding and marketing for all properties including total re-branding for properties that are in distress and need a complete makeover; creative design for property websites, brochures, marketing materials, and signage; uniform and name tag/ID badge design and production for all office and maintenance personnel; online reputation, ratings, image and brand assessment and clean-up; oversees the Hammond University training program for all employees; handles all property set-up through RentCafe/Yardi and oversees the online payment and resident services portal. Danah also prepares and facilitates all legal Acquisition and Disposition corporate documents for Hammond Residential Group and Varden Capital Properties including Operating Agreements, Company Resolutions, Management Agreements, Incorporation and Organization documents, and Legal Entity set-up and management. Her strong organizational abilities combined with excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills allow Danah to work effectively and efficiently with all people at all levels.

Prior to joining Hammond in 2013, Danah began her career as a Retail Sales Associate and Client Specialist for Ralph Lauren. After 4 years, she decided to pursue her passion for Real Estate, Construction and Property Management and joined SunRidge Construction in 2005. There she was responsible for managing and coordinating bank draws, permits, CO's, legal documents, site plans, and management of single-family homes. After 3 years with SunRidge, she joined Miller Realty Group and Cone Middour Partners as their Acquisitions and Commercial Real Estate Coordinator. She excelled at overseeing commercial lease agreements, RFP's, LOI's, tenant/client databases and management of retail, flex and office space.

Danah holds a Bachelor of International Business degree from American Intercontinental University.

Jim Schwegman

District Manager

Kathy Parker

District Manager

Corporate Support Team

  • Kathryn Moody, Controller
  • Rhonda Potter, Property Accountant
  • Kristi Brewer, Property Accountant
  • Candy Torres, Property Accountant
  • Deborah Kennicott, Human Resources


Additional Team Members

  • Adam Traugh, Director of IT Support

Our educational and credential backgrounds include:

  • Bachelor Degrees in Accounting, Finance, and Real Estate Development/Asset Management from some of the top-ranked national universities.
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM)
  • Accredited Residential Manager (ARM)
  • Certified Apartment Manager (CAM)
  • Housing Credit Compliance Professional (HCCP)
  • Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM)
  • Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P)
  • Georgia Real Estate Broker
  • Georgia Homeowners Association Management Certification
  • Georgia Department of Community Affairs LIHTC Certifications