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2005 South Milledge Avenue, Suite 105
Athens, GA 30605


Phone (706) 850.7740
Fax (706) 850.7741

Chase Lawrence

Chase founded CollegeTown Properties in 2010 with the ambition to be an industry leader in the student-housing field. After graduating from The University of Georgia, Chase began his career with a national student housing development group learning the various aspects of the business. He now brings over a decade of field experience to leading CollegeTown Properties to the forefront of the industry. He works closely with the property management and operations team to oversee day-to-day operations. Chase also heads up new project development beginning with site acquisition, due diligence, and initial concept creation. Chase develops and oversees the implementation of company wide marketing initiatives for both the sales and leasing efforts of CollegeTown Properties and is a licensed Real Estate Broker overseeing all investor sales within the company. Chase also serves on the Stewardship Committee of Athens Church and the Junior Advisory Committee of The National Bank of Georgia. Chase lives with his wife Courtney and their three children Breckyn, McKinley & Harrison in Athens, Georgia.


Phone: (706) 850.7740

Email: Chase@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 2005 S. Milledge Avenue, Suite 105, Athens, GA 30605

Mallory Woodall

Mallory is a graduate of The University of Georgia and manages all aspects of CollegeTown Properties' growing rental portfolio. As Regional Manager Mallory oversees the leasing, maintenance and marketing efforts of the southeastern portfolio. She works closely with each property manager to insure maximum occupancy for investor clients while keeping expenses at a minimum. Mallory also works daily to promote and sustain an enjoyable resident experience that is second to none. Mallory lives in Athens, Georgia with her husband Wade and daughter, Weslyn.


Phone: (706) 850.7740

Email: Mallory@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 2005 S. Milledge Avenue, Suite 105, Athens, GA 30605

Derek Alewine

Derek is a lifelong Athens resident. He graduated from the University of Georgia, earning his Bachelor’s of Economics and Kennesaw State University, earning his Master’s of Business Administration. He has over 7 years of experience in the commerical banking industry, holding positions in credit, operations, and retail. Derek oversees all aspects of accounting for CollegeTown Properties.


Phone: (706) 850.7740

Email: Derek@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 2005 S. Milledge Avenue, Suite 105, Athens, GA 30605

Ben Guess

Ben is a native of Athens, GA and a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he obtained a degree in Business Management. Ben utilized his major working with a prominent management company in Downtown Athens before bringing over his skills to CollegeTown. Ben is responsible for updating account information and accounts payable for the entire portfolio.


Phone: (706) 850.7740

Email: Ben@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 2005 S. Milledge Avenue, Suite 105, Athens, GA 30605

Lauren Grindey

Lauren is our Athens Leasing and Marketing Manager. Lauren graduated from the University of Alabama and has four years of experience in property management. A Florida native, Lauren’s property management career has taken her from Tuscaloosa, to San Marcos, to Baton Rouge, and now we are so glad to have her talent here in the Classic City. As our Leasing and Marketing Manager, Lauren communicates with prospective tenants assisting them with touring homes and signing leases. She also markets our properties on all social media and rental platforms. Lauren lives in Athens, while earning her masters degree online from her alma mater, UA.


Phone: (770) 850.7740

Email: Lauren@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 2005 S. Milledge Avenue, Suite 105, Athens, GA 30605

Holli Standifer

Holli is a graduate of the wonderful University of Georgia where she majored in Communication Studies. Go Dawgs! Though you will see her sporting Bama gear throughout the office (forgive her- she married into it). Holli is our Resident Service Manager here in Athens, and comes from a strong background of customer service, hospitality, and philanthropy. She worked at Chick-fil-A throughout her collegiate career, and then took on an internship at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation. As Resident Services Manager, Holli offers support to our tenants and ensures that they have a successful and enjoyable leasing term with CollegeTown. Holli lives in Athens with her husband, Scott, and she is very excited to be beginning her career here in this college town she fell in love with.


Phone: (770) 850.7740

Email: Holli@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 2005 S. Milledge Avenue, Suite 105, Athens, GA 30605

Courtney Jones

Courtney Jones is our Facilities Manager here on our Athens team. She works as the bridge between tenants, vendors, and owners to orchestrate all maintenance andfacilities needs. With over 500 properties in Athens, Courtney’s strength in organization and customer service is vital to our market success and ensuring tenant experience. Courtney and her husband, Corey, live, work, and serve inAthens, Georgia.


Phone: (770) 850.7740

Email: Courtney@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 2005 S. Milledge Avenue, Suite 105, Athens, GA 30605

Alec Cooper

Alec is a recent graduate of the University of Georgia, earning his degree in Real Estate from the Terry College of Business. Prior to graduation, Alec was a member of our team as a Regional Associate before transitioning to his full-time positon as Area Manager. Alec specializes in the oversite of leasing efforts across CollegeTown’s portfolio while simultaneously working closely with our managers to ensure that all our properties are maintained, marketed, and remain as the competitive benchmark in each market. Originally from Atlanta, Alec loves spending his free time outside fishing and biking with his dog, Taz.


Phone: (770) 850.7740

Email: Alec@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 2005 S. Milledge Avenue, Suite 105, Athens, GA 30605

Adguary Calwile

As a native of Greenville, SC, Adguary received his undergraduate degree from Clemson University. At Clemson University, Adguary was a Recruiting Assistant for the Clemson Football team and worked as a Leasing and Marketing Agent for a student housing complex. After graduation, Adguary moved to Baton Rouge, LA where he managed a 700+ bed property. He recently relocated back to the Upstate where he serves as the manager for the Clemson, SC portfolio. Adguary has a passion for making his tenants' needs a top priority and ensuring they will have the best college living experience. During his free time, Adguary loves spending time outside with friends and family grilling and playing/watching sports.


Phone: (864) 986.1121

Email: Adguary@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 106 Calhoun Street, Clemson, SC 29631

Sara Cirpriano

Sara is a recent graduate of Clemson University with a background in Sales, Event Planning and Marketing. Sara handles Leasing & Marketing for the Clemson, SC rental portfolio. She implements marketing campaigns in efforts of building relationships with current and potential clients. Outside of the office, Sara can be found with her family, playing her guitar or in the stands cheering on the Clemson Tigers.


Phone: (864) 986.1121

Email: Adguary@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 106 Calhoun Street, Clemson, SC 29631

Rita Clearman

Rita is a Property Manager with a background of five years in multifamily housing.  This is her second year in the student housing industry, and she is enjoying the challenge.  Rita was born and raised in Aloha, Oregon and travels home with her husband and three kids, Jacob 8, Olivia 6, and Asa 4, when she can.  As a Northwest native she spends as much time outside as possible and enjoys being able to hike and camp with her family.  Rita is an active member of the Relay for Life Organization to celebrate her daughter, Olivia's, 5th year of being cancer free.  Rita is in charge of marketing, leasing, and maintenance coordination for the Auburn porfolio.


Phone: (334) 759.4680

Email: Rita@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 222 N. College Street, Auburn, AL 36830

Meggan Walker

Columbia Property Manager - Meggan is a southern California native and a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio.  After graduating, she started her career in student housing as community assistant working her way up to the community manager role. Using her seven years of experience in housing she oversees leasing, marketing & maintenance for The Orchard Columbia asset. She is currently living in Columbia and is enjoying sampling the local food and entertainment.


Phone: (803) 743.8161

Email: Meggan@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 2005 S. Milledge Avenue, Suite 105, Athens, GA 30605

Heather Fincher

Heather is a graduate of Columbus State University where she obtain a bachelor's degree in marketing.  Heather specializes in investor and residential sales for CollegeTown Properties and has over 11 years in the property management industry.  She is a member of the Athens Associations of Realtors (AAAR) and Georgia Association of Realtors (GAR).  Heather currently resides in Athens with her husband Joel and two children, Eli and Mady Grace.


Phone: (706) 850.7740

Email: Heather@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 2005 S. Milledge Avenue, Suite 105, Athens, GA 30605

Hali Young

Hali is a graduate of University of West Georgia and oversees all aspects of property management of the Carrollton, GA rental portfolio. She coordinates leasing, marketing & maintenance supervision primarily for the Orchard West Georgia asset. Hali lives in Carrollton where she enjoys spending time outside with her two dogs and gardening.


Phone: (770) 834.8266

Email: Info@OrchardWestGeorgia.com

Mail To: 103 Orange Pass, Carrollton, GA 30117

Mishay Bingham

Mishay has a true passion for property management. She brings over a decade of commercial and residential experience to CollegeTown. She has managed multimillion dollar renovations, completed new construction lease up projects, as well as brought properties out of distressed situations. Mishay is the manager of the Milledgeville, GA portfolio which includes four properties. Her focus is leasing and marketing while making the residents her top priority. She was born and raised in Macon, GA where she currently resides with her three children.


Phone: (706) 570.9335

Email: Mishay@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 605 N. Columbia Street, Milledgeville, GA 31061

Kherria Brown

Kherria has lived in Starkville, MS for eight years and dedicated seven of those years to the student housing market in Starkville. He brings his experience to CollegeTown as the property manager of The Balcony MSU where he overseas leasing, marketing, residential events, and maintenance coordination. During his spare time, he enjoys coffee at a café, reading, tennis, and playing his saxophone.


Phone: (662) 617.0833

Email: Kherria@CollegeTownProperties.com

Mail To: 210 S. Montgomery Street, Starkville, MS 39759

Our Team

Chase Lawrence

Principal/Broker

Mallory Woodall

Regional Director

Derek Alewine

Controller

Ben Guess

Accounts Payable Specialist

Lauren Grindey

Athens Leasing & Marketing Manager

Holli Standifer

Athens Resident Services Manager

Courtney Jones

Athens Facilities Manager

Alec Cooper

Area Manager

Adguary Calwile

Clemson Property Manager

Sara Cirpriano

Clemson Leasing & Marketing Manager

Rita Clearman

Auburn Property Manager

Meggan Walker

Columbia Property Manager

Heather Fincher

Sales Person

Hali Young

Carrollton Property Manager

Mishay Bingham

Milledgeville Property Manager

Kherria Brown

Starkville Property Manager


2017/2018 Intern Selections

Parker Shaw

Terry College of Business

Role

Facilities Associate

Danielle Johnson

College of Arts & Sciences

Major

Communication Studies

Emily Morrison

Family & Consumer Sciences

Major

Housing Management

Dylan Larkin

Terry College of Business

Major

Finance & Real Estate

Gracyn Sharpless

Grady College of Journalism

Major

Communication Studies

Tripp H’Doubler

College of Arts & Sciences

Major

Communication Studies

Tyler Cook

Environmental Sciences

Major

Agribusiness

Ellie Webb

Family & Consumer Sciences

Major

Environmental Sciences

Connor Shaw

Terry College of Business

Major

Business Management