Aii Team

Carolyn Manwaring [photo]

Carolyn Manwaring, Portfolio Manager

Carolyn has more than 14 years of experience with Aii and has been involved in all facets of the business including acquisitions, investor relations, property management and senior level management. Carolyn’s detailed analysis during underwriting and due diligence provides the foundation to maximize cash flow and asset values by transforming target assets. Carolyn is instrumental in each phase of Aii’s acquire-transform-realize investment process. She personally has handled mortgage underwriting and originations of over $500 million, and is lauded as an expert by Bank of America, Citigroup, Chase and all the major financial institutions. Carolyn is a graduate of the University of Arizona.


Neda Abdoh [photo]

Neda Abdoh, Accounting Manager

Neda has more than 16 years with Aii and affiliated companies and specializes in accounting and finance/business law. In addition to overseeing all property accounting, she also handles details of purchase and sale transactions. Neda oversees all tax filings and compliance for each of the property entities as well as the management and holding companies. Neda was honored by Chase Manhattan Bank for her decades-long affiliation and service to the bank’s mortgage processing division. She is a graduate of California State University, Northridge.


Lauren Ivy [photo]

Lauren Ivy, Marketing Manager

Lauren oversees several major Aii marketing campaigns and directly handles the production and distribution of original marketing materials. She also serves as assistant to the President while facilitating communication across departments to streamline progress toward company goals. Lauren has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Northern Illinois University, and she attended graduate school at The San Francisco Art Institute. She has a background in marketing fine art, and most recently worked as a production designer in Hollywood, managing large-scale projects that required creative problem-solving and ingenuity to produce high production value within very tight parameters. Several of Lauren's films have been featured and won awards in major film festivals.


Kimberli Khepri [photo]

Kimberli Khepri, Asset Manager

Kimberli is responsible for overseeing Aii's commercial, multifamily and student housing portfolio. Kimberli has 29 years of experience in providing all phases of asset and property management on a national level. She had a successful consulting business for 10 years, and her experience includes any asset process from acquisition through the hold period and disposition. Kimberli has built personalized programs and established operational procedures and standards for companies looking to rebuild and modify their business model. She has experience creating platforms with training departments to encourage growth and enhance the skill set of departments and teams. Her level of involvement ranges from hands-on management to running a team that benchmarks operations and hires and fires management as necessary. She has experience communicating with legal departments, lenders, institutional investors and the Governing Agencies involved with an asset.


Brenda Gonzales [photo]

Brenda Gonzales, Office Administrator/Accounting Assistant

Brenda's responsibilities at Aii include providing general administrative support to the management team and President, managing investor relations, processing accounts payable, and posting and maintaining accounting documents. In addition, Brenda serves as the primary Asset Manager for Colony Gardens, one of Aii's commercial properties located in Florida. She also supervises the day-to-day operations of our shopping center, Thomas Winery Plaza, and reviews all monthly financial statements from our property management team.

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