Meet our team of dedicated employees.
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Donna, after 26 years at Redstone, is waiting for the “GOLDEN WATCH”. As part of the Redstone family, Donna’s primary focus has been in finance. You’ll often find her taking part in event planning and fund raising. Days off are spent working out, skiing, hiking and long walks just about everywhere in Vermont. She especially enjoys her many hiking trips to other countries. In the evenings you’ll find her sipping on a glass of wine at home with her family and friends.
Ashley was born and raised in Vermont. She joined the Redstone Team in April 2019 after deciding she wanted a change from the finance world. Ashley thrives in a fast-paced environment and is always seeking opportunities to grow. When not working, Ashley loves to spend time with her daughter, she enjoys being in the kitchen baking and spends as much time outside in the Summer as she can.
Hayley was born and raised in Southern Vermont and moved to Burlington in 2015 to attend the University of Vermont, where she earned a degree in Global Studies. After graduating in 2019, Hayley worked at UVM for a year before coming to work for Redstone in the summer of 2020 as Administrative Coordinator on the Operations Team. She enjoys how multi-faceted her position at Redstone is and appreciates that everyday is different! Hayley currently lives in Colchester with her two roommates and her cat Frankie. In her free time, Hayley enjoys traveling, baking, gardening, spending time on Lake Champlain, and trying to ski down trails that are much too difficult for her skill level.
Olivia is a native Vermonter, who recently moved back to the Burlington area after living in Boston for the past 11 years, where she had a career in the Retail industry excelling in Operations, Customer Service, and Management. She joined the Redstone Team in August of 2020 and is excited to bring her diverse skills learned from the Retail industry into her role as Community Manager. In her free time, you can find Olivia out on the ski slopes, cooking for family and friends, being a dedicated dog-aunt, or on a mountain bike somewhere getting lost in the woods.
Kellen is a Vermont native who joined Redstone after 10+ years working in finance and operations for hospitality companies across New England. Kellen and his family live in the new north end of Burlington where he enjoys spending time with his wife, two mutts, and new baby girl. When not working or changing diapers, he enjoys home renovation projects, gardening, and cooking.
Erica joined the Redstone Team in September 2020 after 11 years in higher education working in Residential Life, Student Conduct, and Conference Services. Erica is excited to bring her passion for working with college students to the Student Housing Team. An avid lifelong learner, Erica can be found teaching herself how to play the piano and flute, reading multiple books on various topics, or taking a college class for fun. Erica enjoys traveling, exploring Shelburne Farms, and spending time with her husband and two cats.
Brendan is a native New-Englander who moved to Burlington in 2018 after only visiting once, thanks to a persuasive sibling (and the fact he visited during the summer.) Multiple years in the hospitality industry, working and communicating with clients around the state and country, lead Brendan to the Redstone team in 2020. When not working, Brendan enjoys golfing watching Premier League soccer, and reading whatever book is next on his list.
Born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey, Joe and his wife, a Vermont native, moved to the Green Mountain State in 2016. Prior to joining Redstone, Joe plied his trade in cities such as Philadelphia, San Diego, and New York City. Throughout his career he has cultivated experience in deal underwriting and financial analysis, market research, business development, investor relations, and asset and project management. Outside of work, Joe spends most of his time hanging with his bulldog Gimli, playing with his daughters Evie and Zoe, and asking his wife Hannah where he left his phone. On select weekends he can be found lamenting the fortunes of the New York Giants and Arsenal Football Club (Go Gunners!) or promising himself that he’ll finally learn how to play guitar…starting tomorrow.
Bill was raised on and worked for many years at a dairy farm. He has previous experience in construction, building sites as a site Forman and maintaining equipment to keep things on schedule. Bill joined Redstone in 2007 focusing his efforts on all aspects of maintenance for the buildings to keep our properties running smoothly. In his free time he likes to walk in the woods and tend to his flower beds. He also enjoys working with wood and metal on various projects big or small alike. He is an experienced dive master in scuba diving and is a pilot, with an ultra light aircraft.
Andrew joined the Redstone team in 2017 after graduating from Champlain College with a degree in Accounting. Andrew enjoys being on site, bidding and overseeing projects from start to finish. Don’t worry, he does tend to use his numbers degree from time to time maintaining budgets and keeping projects on track. When Andrew is not on a property looking for the next project, you can find him at a local brewery or playing pond hockey in the winter.
Thom joined the Redstone team as Controller in 2016 and brings extensive financial and operational experience to the company. Thom comes to work every day with the goal of pushing the potential of place. Away from the office Thom runs 26.2 miles for fun; he also likes music, good food/drink, and enjoying Vermont’s four seasons with his loving wife, daughter, and two dogs.
Myles is from Central Vermont and currently studying Finance at UVM. Myles has been exposed to Real Estate since he was very young, from his mother who was a mortgage loan officer and helping his father as an appraiser. He helped his father with inspections, client relations, and administrative tasks throughout his teenage years. Most recently, he has taken an interest in the social implications of Real Estate on the community. He has an entrepreneurial spirit and is fascinated by the development and acquisitions side of the business. In his free time, Myles enjoys lifting weights, mogul skiing, and mountain biking.
Dennis is a Burlington native who has always worked in the construction trade. In his free time he enjoys playing softball, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family; he and his loving fiancé are currently raising a new Giants fan.
Tucker joined the Redstone team in June 2018 as Special Projects Manager. With a background in commercial real estate and a desire to have a positive impact on the community, Tucker works hard to ensure that Redstone’s properties operate like a well-oiled machine. Bringing a blend of organizational and interpersonal skills to every project, he enjoys managing complex projects and finding the right solutions. A native Coloradoan and constant seeker of new adventures, Tucker can be found on the weekends exploring the woods, mountains, and rivers with his rescue dog, Hank, and lovely wife, Sarah.
Erik is originally from the greater Chicagoland area and has lived in Burlington most of the time since 2002. He has spent his career in the real estate field with experience as a developer, property manager, broker, and chief toilet fixer. Erik has been involved in both non-profit and for-profit organizations. In his spare time, you can usually find Erik somewhere Burlington where he lives with his family. At least 2 nights per week, he can be spotted belly up to the bar with his son at his wife’s restaurant, Butch + Babe’s. Outside of Burlington, Erik and his family love to travel to a blend of hyper urban and intensely rural locations.
Dominic brings to the team a variety of experiences working in higher education and student affairs from across the country. She has held roles in event management for student activities in Colorado as well as student leadership development in Vermont. She has passions for baking, developing new skills related to art, and having conversations focused on linguistics as well as equity in higher education.
Hillary Light is Redstone’s Senior Leasing and Marketing Manager. She went to college at Johnson & Wales for hospitality, then returned to her home state of Vermont. She joined Redstone in 2017 and has actively participated in growing the company ever since, through holding roles as an administrative assistant and property manager. As such, Hillary is able to offer a comprehensive knowledge of the company’s workings. In her off time, Hillary enjoys podcasts, imagining and creating home decor aesthetics, exploring rural trails throughout the state. She stays grounded through daily meditation and giving mindful belly rubs to her cat, Piper.
Shawn was born and raised in Burlington/Colchester area. He has over 20 years experience in maintaining apartment buildings with his father and now brings his experience to Redstone in his role as Maintenance Technician. Outside of work, Shawn enjoys hunting, fishing, snowboarding, hiking, organized sports, and tinkering in the garage. Fun fact: He was ranked 4th in the nation for high school aviation maintenance students in 2006!
Steve brings to Redstone over 15 years of experience in property management, ranging from leasing and marketing to code enforcement in several different markets throughout the country. He is a native Vermonter who graduated from Champlain College in 2002 and immediately moved westward. Although he misses the sunny days in Phoenix, AZ, he is happy to be back in Vermont enjoying all four seasons. Outside of work, Steve is an avid hockey fan of the Boston Bruins and UVM Catamounts. In the summer he enjoys camping as much as possible with his wife and daughter.
Sophie is a Vermont native who has held a variety of roles in many different places, preparing her well for the multifaceted role of Operations Manager. Her liberal arts background has led to a winding career path from guiding outdoor camps in Hawaii to teaching at a nonprofit independent school to working with Redstone. She even found time to travel on a three month road trip to visit about 30 of U.S.A’s National Parks sites. Whether it is work or leisure time, Sophie’s experiences have shaped her into a responsible, resourceful, and organized hard worker.
Joe grew up skiing and snowboarding in the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania. His passion for snowboarding and an interest in the big mountain lifestyle led him to Colorado in his early 20’s. Joe quickly gravitated towards the booming housing market in the Rockies where his aspirations turned into a career in high end-home building. His years of experience include overseeing multifaceted building projects, operational functions, and project management. When he’s not working, he’s adventuring his new home state with his two dogs.
Kelly came to Vermont to escape the harsh Wyoming winters and to continue her pursuit of all things maple. She brings over 25 years of experience in development and marketing to her role as Vice President of Business Development. Her hands-on approach ensures all aspects of the portfolio stay fluid. A former collegiate tennis player, Kelly still enjoys being on the court, in the mountains, or on the lake but can most often be found with her dogs cheering on the soccer sideline.
Preston, who is a native Vermonter, has over 8 years of experience in the maintenance field. Prior to working for Redstone, Preston worked for another property management company as well as working as a civilian at the Vermont Air National Guard in the civil engineering wing during one of their large deployments. During his time at Redstone, Preston has learned many new tricks of the trade and has excelled in the arts of the septic flush. Preston lives in Williston with his wife Hilary, cat Oreo and puppy Skye who they rescued from Alabama through Vermont Dog Rescue. Outside of work, Preston enjoys being outdoors whether it’s hiking with his wife and puppy, doing work in the yard or snowboarding during the long winter months.
Jo is a native Vermonter and graduate from Northern Vermont University – Lyndon where she received her B.A in Graphic Design. After college she spent 3 years in California working as a project manager for a large format printing company in Orange County before moving to Cleveland, Ohio where she worked for a sign making company. Jo is currently working on a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Jo’s unique background brings a new perspective and creativity to her role as a Leasing & Marketing Coordinator. When Jo is not at the office, she enjoys cooking, hiking, skiing, and hanging out with her pup, Zeke.
Larry has been building things his entire life. In 1992, he turned that passion into a business when he and a partner launched Redstone Commercial Group. Recently, Redstone evolved into an even more dynamic enterprise when Larry became CEO and Erik Hoekstra came on board as a managing partner.
Redstone’s mission has always been to “push the potential of place.” You can see this in the wide variety of projects Larry and his team have undertaken around Vermont. There was the development of an award winning hotel in downtown Burlington, the creation of an innovative building capable of housing 403 University of Vermont students, the renovation of a historic Shelburne inn, rehabilitation of historic mill buildings in Winooski and Burlington, and many other memorable projects around Chittenden County.
At Redstone, pushing the potential of place is not just about building new stuff. It’s also about community. Redstone has a long history of supporting non-profit organizations with both time and resources. Larry is a longtime supporter of the United Way, a founding member of the board of directors of Mobius, the Mentoring Movement and currently serves on the University of Vermont Medical Center Foundation Board and the UVM College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Advisory Council.
More recently he has become involved as an investor and adviser to several local beverage and restaurant start-ups including Four Quarters Brewing in Winooski.
In his spare time, Larry loves to hunt, fish, and ski Alta powder. He lives in Colchester, Vermont with his wife Leslie and dog Lizzy. He has four children doing interesting things across the United States and Mexico, and he visits them as often as possible.
Beth brings close to 20 years of experience working with and supporting college students to her position at Redstone. She’s held various roles on college campuses in enrollment management and student affairs, but got her professional start in the film/tv industry where her work on MTVs first animated hip-hop series cemented her love of 90s rap music. A proud native Hoosier who roots for the Irish and thinks March Madness is the most wonderful time of the year, after 20+ years in NYC Beth relocated to Burlington in 2016 with her husband and their Weimaraner Nico.
Fueling her love for travel and exploration, Ashleigh has lived in five different states before planting her roots in Vermont. She graduated from Champlain College in 2015. Since then, she has worked as a Staff Accountant in the manufacturing industry and a Tax Accountant prior to joining the Redstone team. Ashleigh enjoys candle making, snuggling her two pups; and can also be found painting rocks and hiding them around VT to be discovered.
Glenn has worked more than 20 years in finance and operations across the banking, insurance and real estate industries. He is a licensed CPA. His work experience includes oversight of accounting and finance functions, strategic planning, raising capital, investor relations, risk management, back-office operations and human resources in the private and non-profit sectors. A recovering New Yorker, Glenn and his family have called Vermont home since 2006. While a bean counter during the week, weekends for Glenn can mean skiing or watching a baseball game. A good IPA and vacations to Europe are fun too.