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, and grew the company from five employees to over 260 in seven states across the U.S. 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, and grew the company from five employees to over 260 in seven states across the U.S. 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, CPM

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, CPM

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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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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Randi Feierstein

Human Resources Manager

Randi is the Human Resource Manager for Founders 3 Management Division. Randi joined the company in 2018 and brings over five years of experience to the team. She works closely with our corporate divisional leaders to ensure we are recruiting and retaining top employees, coaching employees and managers, and staying compliant what state and federal laws.

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Randi Feierstein

Human Resources Manager

Randi is the Human Resource Manager for Founders 3 Management Division. Randi joined the company in 2018 and brings over five years of experience to the team. She works closely with our corporate divisional leaders to ensure we are recruiting and retaining top employees, coaching employees and managers, and staying compliant what state and federal laws.

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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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