Team

Meet Team Evolve

Evolve’s Property Management & Workforce Development Team grew from Farmworker Housing Development Corporation’s (FHDC) 25 years of extensive housing development and property management experience. Our team values hard work, transparency, collaboration and equity in our communities.

Manuel Marin-Foucher, CEO of Evolve Property Management & Workforce

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Originally from Cozumel, Mexico, Manuel attended school in Mexico City and Chicago where he studied business management and marketing. His professional and entrepreneurial experience includes a solid background in finance, marketing, hospitality, and retail industries. He has consulted and managed different business ventures in Mexico and Latin America that operate successfully today. Before overseeing the development of the Portland Mercado with Hacienda CDC, he was working as regional marketing manager for Fairlife, one of Coca-Cola’s newest health and wellness companies. In that role, Manuel helped implement tactics that saw sales increase from a million dollars to 230 million dollars in less than 3 years.

Manuel joined Hacienda CDC in 2014 to spearhead the opening of the Portland Mercado, a 3.5-million-dollar development, where he oversaw the completion of the project, long term business strategy, day to day operations and business advising. Under his leadership, Manuel contributed directly to the recruitment and incubation of more than 20 businesses and created over one hundred jobs for low-income minority entrepreneurs. Manuel has provided advisory consulting in social enterprise to different economic development agencies and government agencies nationwide.

In his free time, Manuel enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, working out, practicing martial arts, cooking, and thinking of new business ventures. He is thrilled to join Evolve as CEO.

Jenifer Dettmann, Director of Property Management

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Jenifer is an 18 year property management veteran and a graduate of Western Business College with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Accounting. She is well versed in all aspects of portfolio management including leasing, contractor and maintenance management. Jen has extensive education in the field with countless hours of Fair Housing and Landlord-Tenant Law. She has experience in LIHTC, HOME, OAHTC, RD, Farmworker Housing and HUD. She served as a project manager for a major Tax Credit Compliance property upgrade for 144 unit community. She also has experience as a Compliance Auditor for Section 42 Tax Credit (LIHTC) housing in Oregon, Colorado, Wyoming and Nevada. She has earned designations of Housing Compliance Manager for HUD HOME Program, Section 42 of the IRC and HUD. She began working as the Compliance Manager for Evolve and has been promoted to her current position as Director of Property Management.

Rosa Duarte, Controller

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Rosa Duarte has eight years of experience in property management and affordable housing finance.  Rosa began her accounting career after completing her bachelor’s degree from Western Oregon University in 2008.  She worked as a Financial Accountant for a senior housing management services company.  Starting first as an Accountant for Farmworker Housing Development Corporation in 2011, Rosa has risen to Controller for Evolve Property Management Services. She worked closely with the FHDC Chief Financial Officer to develop and implement procedures that led the accounting department to become highly efficient. As Controller, Rosa oversees the day-to-day operations of Evolve’s finance department and supervises of accounting staff.

Meet Evolve’s Board of Directors

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Jose Alvarez | Maintenance Supervisor
Jose Alvarez | Maintenance Supervisor

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Carrie Matos | Director of Finance
Carrie Matos | Director of Finance

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Tali Aispuro | Training Coordinator & Compliance Manager
Tali Aispuro | Training Coordinator & Compliance Manager

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Circe Vielman | Resident Manager
Circe Vielman | Resident Manager

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Juan Venegas | Resident Manager
Juan Venegas | Resident Manager

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Suzy Pleitez | Resident Manager
Suzy Pleitez | Resident Manager

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Woody Koenig | Maintenance Technician
Woody Koenig | Maintenance Technician

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Ana Gomez | Resident Manager
Ana Gomez | Resident Manager

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Armando Gomez | Maintenance Technician
Armando Gomez | Maintenance Technician

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Joel Masingale | Maintenance Technician
Joel Masingale | Maintenance Technician

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Claudia Gonzalez | Assistant Manager
Claudia Gonzalez | Assistant Manager

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Joel Serrano | Maintenance Technician
Joel Serrano | Maintenance Technician

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Miguel Lazaro | Property Management Intern
Miguel Lazaro | Property Management Intern

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Victor Mendez | Assistant Property Manager
Victor Mendez | Assistant Property Manager

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Luis Pozos | Operations Coordinator
Luis Pozos | Operations Coordinator

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Valerie Killion | Property Manager
Valerie Killion | Property Manager

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Johnny Wallace | Maintenance Technician
Johnny Wallace | Maintenance Technician

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Lexie Medina | Property Manager
Lexie Medina | Property Manager

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Laura Cornwell | Assistant Property Manager
Laura Cornwell | Assistant Property Manager

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Amy Watts | Property Manager
Amy Watts | Property Manager

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