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As Managing Principal of WePartner Companies, Rose Jarboe has over 20 years of experience in accounting, finance and real estate investments. Before establishing WePartner, Rose has been the corporate controller of a $300 million nursing home management company in Atlanta for 9 years. Her strong accounting, finance and hands-on experience enabled her to be successful in commercial and residential real estate. Rose is passionate about continuously improving all aspects of business and drive sustainable developments. She truly believes in a partnership approach with investors, lenders, contractors, tenants and everyone around her.

Rose oversees all business activities including investment analysis, finance, property management, and construction management. Rose is responsible for the underwriting and execution of new investment opportunities as well as the management of the existing portfolio and third party assets.

Rose graduated from Pine Manor College in Boston, Massachusetts with a degree in accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant. She also graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a Master's degree in Business Administration. Rose is married, lives in Atlanta with her husband, Dr. Jarboe, and three children. Rose also believes Winston Churchill who said "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give".

As Managing Principal of WePartner Companies, Kelly Zhaoju Shen has over 11 years of real estate experience. Kelly’s primary focus is investor relations, fund raising and the underwriting of new acquisition opportunities.

Kelly fell in love with real estate in 2009 when she was looking for a rental property for herself. Then she realized that she had the passion, talent, and the personality for a career in real estate. Rose Jarboe has been Kelly’s VIP client since Kelly got her real estate license in 2009. Kelly helped Rose to purchase 20 income producing properties. That’s when Rose and Kelly realized that they are the perfect match for each other and decided to start WePartner. Since its inception, WePartner has specialized in real estate value enhancement through acquisition, development, leasing and management of under performing properties.

Kelly, originally from China, arrived in Atlanta in 2002. Prior to her engagement in real estate, Kelly worked as the lab manager in the Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics at Emory University. She received her PhD degree in Veterinary Medicine from China Agriculture University in Beijing in 2000. Beyond her Ph.D. degree, Kelly held previous positions as a college lecturer and veterinary, pulmonary, and gynecological medicine researcher.

Kelly Shen is a Licensed Broker, Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) and Certified Investor Agent Specialist (CIAS). She is married with four children. Kelly truly believes that WePartner is a change maker that benefits all its stakeholders including investors, tenants, contractors, and the society.

hilda

As the Vice President of Operations for WePartner Real Estate Investment and Property Management, Hilda Abbott oversees the day to day operations of over 600,000 square-feet of real estate to include a diverse portfolio of owner managed and third party fee clients. With over 11 years of property management experience, Hilda has managed various types of commercial and residential properties to include Medical and Office buildings as well as single and multifamily homes, section -8, low income tax credit properties. Hilda has strong administrative and leadership skills, a deep knowledge of contracts, property management, and excellent communication skills. She is responsible for the initial overall budget planning and phase 1 construction renovations on newly acquired projects. With her group of trusted contractors, she is able to complete said projects on time and on budget. Since the beginning of her career in the multifamily industry in 2005, Hilda has held roles to include Business Manager, Property Manager, and Operations Manager. Career Highlights Prior to obtaining her current position with WePartner, Hilda worked for Wells Fargo Bank as a REO Property Manager. This was a complete project to include renovating 130 units, full lease up, and turnkey. Prior to that, she has worked with Miami Dade Housing for a total of 668 units. Her property management skills allowed the project to be completed and sold at 100% percent occupancy. Hilda has a passion for real estate. She enjoys the renovation process from acquisition of a property to final sale. Professional Attributes Hilda is a Certified Property Manager (CAM) candidate as well as an Accredited Resident Manager (ARM) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). She is a Certified Asbestos Class III Operations from Triangle Environmental Consultants, and a Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) with the National Center Housing Management (NCHM). Hilda is also a Georgia Licensed Real Estate Agent and is Currently pursuing the prestigious designation of Certified Commercial Investment Management (CCIM) designation thru the CCIM Institute. Hilda currently holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Saint Leo University and a diploma in Property Management from Ashworth College. She is fluent in English and Spanish and is a Notary Public. Hilda is happily married and enjoys spend time with her family and friends.

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As Vice President of Business Development, Michael Godin is responsible for originating, evaluating and closing acquisition opportunities. Michael also holds responsibility for debt financing and developing capital market relationships with new domestic and foreign investors. He is fluent in German, Russian, Dutch, French, Mandarin and also speaks Cantonese, Indonesian, and Hebrew. Michael holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Hong Kong and is currently pursuing his CCIM designation (Certified Commercial Investment Member).

Prior joining WePartner, Michael was Vice President at Avra Properties, a Chicago based private equity real estate developer specializing in acquiring, developing, disposing, and managing distressed residential real estate. Michael started his real estate career in Shanghai, China where he co-founded and managed Real Estate Global Partners, a China-based commercial real estate brokerage firm which conducted deal sourcing and capital raising for real estate projects across global markets. 

Michael is actively involved in the Atlanta Jewish community. He also serves on the International Council of Moishe House an organization serving young Jewish professionals in their 20s.

shelly

 

As the Accounting Manager at WePartner, Shelly oversees all investment management, accounting, and reporting functions and covers a broad spectrum of the company's business to ensure its long-term success and financial sustainability. Shelly has 10 years property management and 5 years accounting experience. Prior joining WePartner, Shelly has worked for two well-respected real estate management companies.

Shelly has a Bachelor's degree in Business and Accounting, and is currently pursuing her Master's degree. She has upheld a high standard of excellence and is a current member of the Delta Mu Delta International Honorary Business Society.

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As the Leasing Manager, Mary is responsible for development and implementation of leasing strategies for WePartner's portfolio. Her responsibilities include lease contract negotiations, broker outreach and marketing of the WePartner real estate portfolio through various media platforms. In addition to Sales and Marketing, she is responsible for researching and reporting sub-market real estate leasing trends and helping to assess new building acquisitions.

Mary graduated from the University of Idaho with a B.S. degree in Communications/Public Relations. She has over 13 years of Sales, PR and Marketing Experience with an extensive background in advertising sales where she was responsible for negotiating and consulting companies on local, national and international advertising media acquisitions. Prior to transitioning into Real Estate six years ago, she was responsible for brokering in-flight media advertising for Virgin America, Delta and United Airlines. She consulted clients ranging from international Economic Development Commissions (EDC), to top Fashion and Entertainment brands such as FX Network and CNN. Her ability to create and adapt to market trends, has translated to her success in Real Estate leasing.

In 2015, she set an Atlanta record for highest value add increases at disposition for a property she was solely responsible for leasing and managing. In her most recent roll as Leasing Representative, she was awarded the "Heavy Hitter" leasing award 7 times recognizing her as the top leasing rep, competing against 7 other U.S. markets. She was also awarded the 2016 Alpha Award, given to the team who's building was ranked #1 for quality assurance scores, competing against the companies entire U.S. real estate portfolio.

When she is not closing deals, having grown up in Anchorage, Alaska, Mary spends her time in the outdoors hiking, kayaking and traveling.

rudy

As the Chief Engineer at WePartner, Rudy Abbott brings over 15 years experience with HVAC systems in residential and commercial properties. Rudy supervises the crucial maintenance part of approximately half a million square feet of real estate. Rudy is fluent in English and Spanish which enables him to manage WePartners building maintenance team as well as contractors and vendors. Rudy is HVAC EPA universal certified.