David Behnke

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

David is one of the original “founders” of Founders 3 Real Estate Services. Prior to facilitating the merger of three companies to form Founders 3 Real Estate Services, he directed Siegel-Gallagher Management Company to become one of the largest property management companies in the State of Wisconsin. His leadership and vision led the company to successfully expand management platform from traditional real estate into industries such as Marina and Aviation Management. Officially recognized by the Institute of Real Estate Management, Founders 3 earned the industry’s most prestigious designation as Accredited Management Organization (AMO) and has been awarded the 2015 and 2017 AMO of the Year from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).

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David Behnke

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

David is one of the original “founders” of Founders 3 Real Estate Services. Prior to facilitating the merger of three companies to form Founders 3 Real Estate Services, he directed Siegel-Gallagher Management Company to become one of the largest property management companies in the State of Wisconsin. His leadership and vision led the company to successfully expand management platform from traditional real estate into industries such as Marina and Aviation Management. Officially recognized by the Institute of Real Estate Management, Founders 3 earned the industry’s most prestigious designation as Accredited Management Organization (AMO) and has been awarded the 2015 and 2017 AMO of the Year from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).

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John Matheson

President

Mr. Matheson is a principal at Founders 3 Real Estate Services. Since 1983, John has dedicated his professional career to improving the performance and value of commercial real estate. Over a span of nearly 20 years at Simon Property Group, Balcor, and Insignia/ESG, John worked with and contributed to some of the best real estate operational and management systems in the business. His responsibilities included management of very high performing enclosed malls, full renovations, re-positioning and marketing/branding efforts.

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John Matheson

President

Mr. Matheson is a principal at Founders 3 Real Estate Services. Since 1983, John has dedicated his professional career to improving the performance and value of commercial real estate. Over a span of nearly 20 years at Simon Property Group, Balcor, and Insignia/ESG, John worked with and contributed to some of the best real estate operational and management systems in the business. His responsibilities included management of very high performing enclosed malls, full renovations, re-positioning and marketing/branding efforts.

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Don Cento

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Don joined Founders 3 (formerly Siegel-Gallagher) in August 2013, to assist in bringing the vision and strategic direction a reality. Since joining the company, Don added a higher level of sophistication to company and property metrics providing our managers with better tools to advise clients. He initiated and improved our format for monthly financial reporting to better bring the numbers to life for clients. To automate reporting and add a higher level of accuracy, Don implemented a Sage based software system for maintenance and work orders.

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Don Cento

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Don joined Founders 3 (formerly Siegel-Gallagher) in August 2013, to assist in bringing the vision and strategic direction a reality. Since joining the company, Don added a higher level of sophistication to company and property metrics providing our managers with better tools to advise clients. He initiated and improved our format for monthly financial reporting to better bring the numbers to life for clients. To automate reporting and add a higher level of accuracy, Don implemented a Sage based software system for maintenance and work orders.

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Alain Giudice

Senior Vice President

Alain has over 25 years of experience in the marina and hospitality industries; developing and managing marinas around the world. He began as a first officer on a 108 ft sailing yacht eventually moving on to manage the Puerto Del Ray Marina and El Conquistador Resort and Country Club in Fajardo, Puerto Rico then the Boca Raton Resort and Club Marina in Florida, where under his leadership, the Resort earned a #1 in the world rating by Robb Report.

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Alain Giudice

Vice President

Alain has over 25 years of experience in the marina and hospitality industries; developing and managing marinas around the world. He began as a first officer on a 108 ft sailing yacht eventually moving on to manage the Puerto Del Ray Marina and El Conquistador Resort and Country Club in Fajardo, Puerto Rico then the Boca Raton Resort and Club Marina in Florida, where under his leadership, the Resort earned a #1 in the world rating by Robb Report.

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Carrie VanDera

Director of Marketing

Carrie VanDera joined the company in January 2014. Carrie brings more than 15 years of experience in the customer service industry and has served as the General Manager of Reefpoint Marina in Racine, Wisconsin since February, 2013. At Reefpoint, Carrie took over a distressed marina with low occupancy and led a complete turn-around. She provides a vacation-resort experience and offering boaters upscale services, pristine facilities and fun-filled weekends of activities for independent boaters and families alike. Carrie has increased annual slip occupancy by more than 100% and transient revenue by more than 200% since taking over operations.

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Carrie VanDera

Director of Marketing

Carrie VanDera joined the company in January 2014. Carrie brings more than 15 years of experience in the customer service industry and has served as the General Manager of Reefpoint Marina in Racine, Wisconsin since February, 2013. At Reefpoint, Carrie took over a distressed marina with low occupancy and led a complete turn-around. She provides a vacation-resort experience and offering boaters upscale services, pristine facilities and fun-filled weekends of activities for independent boaters and families alike. Carrie has increased annual slip occupancy by more than 100% and transient revenue by more than 200% since taking over operations.

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Phil Cook

Marina Accounting Manager

Phil Cook joined the company in 2013. Phil is responsible for producing timely and accurate monthly financials, managing airport and marina accounting software and ensuring procedures and financial controls are followed. Phil works closely with clients on a monthly customized financial package to suit their specific needs. In addition Phil regularly evaluates systems to ensure continual improvement of aviation and marina operations.

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Phil Cook

Marina Accounting Manager

Phil Cook joined the company in 2013. Phil is responsible for producing timely and accurate monthly financials, managing airport and marina accounting software and ensuring procedures and financial controls are followed. Phil works closely with clients on a monthly customized financial package to suit their specific needs. In addition Phil regularly evaluates systems to ensure continual improvement of aviation and marina operations.

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Kristin Molldrem

Human Resources Manager

Kristin has been part of the Founders 3 team since 2001. As the Manager of Human Resources, Kristin has a critical role with onboarding staff from hire through completion of training and role competence. She works closely with Marina Managers and firm leadership to insure we are recruiting in a manner that attracts the best people for each role. Kristin is an important resource for all supervisors in handling any HR needs and the many related administrative functions. Her role also includes ensuring compliance with federal, state and local labor laws and protecting the company and clients from employment liability and litigations.

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Kristin Molldrem

Human Resources Manager

Kristin has been part of the Founders 3 team since 2001. As the Manager of Human Resources, Kristin has a critical role with onboarding staff from hire through completion of training and role competence. She works closely with Marina Managers and firm leadership to insure we are recruiting in a manner that attracts the best people for each role. Kristin is an important resource for all supervisors in handling any HR needs and the many related administrative functions. Her role also includes ensuring compliance with federal, state and local labor laws and protecting the company and clients from employment liability and litigations.

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Dani Mill

Marketing Specialist

Dani joined Founders 3 Real Estate Services in early 2018, bringing six years of marketing experience to the team. Dani specializes in marketing, branding and promotional work for the firm, including: website and social media management, PR, advertising, event coordination, creation of marketing collateral and a variety of additional marketing support. She also works closely with the Management Services team to coordinate and implement marketing strategies for the residential, commercial, marina and aviation divisions. Prior to joining the F3 team, Dani worked with a local construction management firm as a marketing coordinator. Dani graduated from UW-Whitewater with a degree in Graphic Design and Marketing.

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Dani Mill

Marketing Specialist

Dani joined Founders 3 Real Estate Services in early 2018, bringing six years of marketing experience to the team. Dani specializes in marketing, branding and promotional work for the firm, including: website and social media management, PR, advertising, event coordination, creation of marketing collateral and a variety of additional marketing support. She also works closely with the Management Services team to coordinate and implement marketing strategies for the residential, commercial, marina and aviation divisions. Prior to joining the F3 team, Dani worked with a local construction management firm as a marketing coordinator. Dani graduated from UW-Whitewater with a degree in Graphic Design and Marketing.

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