As Camden's Western Division Vice President based out of both southern California and Las Vegas, Michael Brown is responsible for overseeing all facets of property operations for this 16,400 unit portfolio which includes assets in Arizona, California, Colorado and Nevada and comprises nearly one quarter of all Camden's assets. Brown has 25 years of multifamily experience, and immediately prior to joining Camden he was Regional Vice President of Property Operations with Western National Group in Irvine, California. Brown has worked with such firms as The RREEF Funds, Stellar Management, and R.W. Selby & Company and has managed assets in six western states ranging in portfolio asset values of up to $2 billion.
Brown is presently an Executive ARM Counselor for the Orange County Chapter of IREM and has held various Board Director positions in California with the Tri-County and San Diego Apartment Associations as well as the Apartment Association of California Southern Cities. Brown teaches property management classes and holds a California Real Estate License.
Brown earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Finance from San Diego University.
Amy Funk oversees the operations of 36 stabilized assets containing more than 13,000 multifamily apartment homes and 317 employees in Austin, Corpus Christi, San Antonio and Houston, Texas. Within this portfolio, Funk is also responsible for the management of Camden Miramar (Camden's only student housing community) and the partnership with Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, where she serves on the university's Housing Committee.
With sixteen years experience in the multifamily industry, Funk has served in multiple capacities within Operations and New Development. She began her career with Camden in 1996, and prior to her promotion to Regional Vice President, she served as a Regional Manager for Camden's Real Estate Investment Group. During her tenure, she was directly responsible for the design, development, and lease-up of multiple apartment homes in Texas, Florida, Colorado, California, and Nevada valued at more than $600 million.
Funk also serves on the board of the Westchase District in Houston, Texas.
Melinda Graham oversees all facets of property operations in both California and Arizona.
Graham began her career in property management as a leasing consultant more than twenty years ago, and has been with Camden for nearly half of those years. She spent eight years in Camden's Las Vegas region where she held the position of District Manager, and before that, Community Manager. After leaving Camden briefly when her husband pursued a career opportunity in California, Graham spent some time working for Essex Property Trust as a General Manager. She returned to Camden a short time later to take on the role of Regional Vice President.
Throughout her career, Graham has spent much of her time building a strong foundation of industry knowledge and experience. She has worked in numerous markets, including the Gulf Coast, Atlanta, Nashville, Las Vegas, Phoenix and California, and has served at companies such as A.G. Spanos, Merryland LLC, and Walden Concierge.
Graham is involved with the Make a Wish Foundation and received congressional recognition as a Susan G. Komen Woman of Courage Nominee.
Graham is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), holds a Nevada Property Management license and a Real Estate Broker's license in Nevada, California and Arizona. She also serves on the board of directors of the California Apartment Association South County.
Richard Key oversees all facets of property operations for Camden's assets in North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Key began his career with Camden through the merger with Summit as a District Manager based in Virginia. Prior to this, he was a Regional Manager with the Mark Winkler Company in Northern Virginia. During his tenure with Mark Winkler, he earned his CPM designation.
Key received his Bachelor's degree in Marketing from UNC-Wilmington.
Ed Malone is responsible for overseeing all facets of property operations related to Camden's 11,000 apartment homes located in Florida. Malone joined Camden as a part of a merger with Paragon Group in 1997. His combined tenure with Camden and Paragon is in excess of 28 years.
Malone has served in this capacity since June 2006. Previously, he was Regional Manager, responsible for Camden's Tampa and South Florida portfolio. In 2006, Malone was awarded Camden's highest national district award because his district was the top performing nationwide. Malone also has extensive experience in financing and underwriting, and has served as Regional Controller, Manager of Financial Planning and Assistant Vice President of Finance for Paragon Group.
Malone graduated from The State University of New York with a degree in Accounting and minor in Economics. He holds a real estate salesman's license in the state of Florida. Malone has served on Camden's Management Advisory Committee (MAC) and oversees Camden's Service Member Advisory Committee.
Malone is active in the community, serving as president of the Tampa Breakfast Sertoma Club as well as treasurer. He is a former Sertoman of the Year. He is also president of the Management Advisory Commission for Most Holy Redeemer Interparochial School. He has also served in various capacities in local youth sports organizations.
Dawn Mathwig is responsible for overseeing all facets of property operations, which include 64 communities with more than 21,000 multifamily apartment homes and 547 employees.
Mathwig joined Camden in 1992 as a Community Manager. During her eighteen years of employment with Camden, her positions included Senior Community Manager, subject matter expert for Camden's OneSite Design and Implementation Team, District Manager, Regional Vice President and Division Vice President. Mathwig has served as liaison for support departments in the design, piloting, and implementation of new companywide initiatives including RUBS, OpsTechnology, Leasing and Rents, YieldStar, CrossFire, and others.
Throughout her tenure at Camden, Mathwig has been dedicated to Camden's culture, values, mission statement, and key operating strategies. She is a creative problem solver who focuses on bottom line results and the development of people.
Mathwig supports local charities such as Susan G. Komen and Toys for Tots, and actively volunteers at her local church.