The NHE Difference
Big on Commitment, Big on Service
NHE’s clients benefit from some of the best expertise, knowledge, and technology in the industry. Our dedicated staff, breadth and diversity of services assure premium performance and ultimate value. You can be confident in our track record of long-term relationships with owners, residents and vendors, and you’ll benefit from our leadership roles and involvement with national and state industry trade associations as well as government regulators.
NHE is one of a handful of property management firms based in Upstate South Carolina to earn the prestigious AMO (Accredited Management Organization) professional designation through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).
NHE has evolved over the past half century to include many facets of real estate development and property management. Our diverse experience includes:
- Home Owners Association
- Condominium Owners Associations
- Conventional/Market Rate Multi-Family
- HUD Section 202 Elderly
- HUD Section 811 CMI
- HUD Section 811/202 Developmentally Disabled (Group Homes)
- Section 221 (d) 4 Insured Mortgages
- Townhome Community Associations
- Golf Course Community Associations
- Shopping Centers & Mixed-Use Projects
- Section 515 Elderly Rural Housing Services
- Section 8 Multi-Family Housing
- Service Coordination Programs
- Consulting for Developers & Investors
NHE provides professional and caring services to improve the homes and quality of lives of residents in the diverse communities we serve. We value our relationships with residents, employees, property owners and vendors, acting with integrity and fairness at all times.
Our Executive Team
Taylor Davis is the President at NHE, Inc., with responsibility for leading the Executive Team and NHE’s five Business Units: Affordable Property Management, Conventional Property Management, Association Management, Service Coordination and Development.
At the age of 13, Taylor spent his summers and many weekends working on-site at elderly communities as part of his family’s business, NHE, Inc. He began working full-time for NHE in 1995, and since that time Taylor has held numerous positions with the Company such as Community Manager, Regional Property Manager, Comptroller, Vice President of Operations, and now President.
In his current role, Taylor leads a team of 250 employees to focus on business objectives, develop strategic partnerships, establish standard setting initiatives and create a stable business environment for NHE and the properties it manages.
NHE’s roots are in the Affordable Property Management area. Taylor led the Company to start the Association Management Business Unit in 1998, the Conventional Property Management Business Unit in 2001, and the Service Coordination Business Unit in 2007.
Taylor is also a partner in several real estate ventures and development entities, including Graycliff Capital Partners. He has expertise in acquiring and disposing of assets, tax-credit financing and other development and financing activities.
Taylor earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina.
Taylor is a member of First Baptist Church Greenville and is currently Chair of the Property Committee. He previously served on the Board of Directors and as Treasurer of CommunityWorks Carolina.
Taylor lives in Greenville, South Carolina with his wife Lisa and their two sons. When not working, Taylor likes to travel and listen to live music.
Taylor can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Patricia Sherman is Vice President of the Affordable Property Management Business Unit and the Service Coordination Business Unit at NHE, Inc.
Prior to joining NHE, Inc. in 2001, Patty worked in senior level positions for SHMI/EHDOC, a nationally recognized Affordable Housing Property Management Company. Notable is her three years as Director of Supportive Services and Regional Property Manager where she was responsible for a portfolio located in the Northeastern part of Unites States. During her tenure there she improved financial stability, marketing and maintenance of the properties, while also directing Service Coordinators throughout the US to help residents maintain independent living longer. She was able to renew grants, extend programs and, when necessary, get operational funds increased to add Service Coordinator Programs at managed properties.
In her current role at NHE, Patty leads a team of over 120 employees in both business units. In the Affordable Business Unit, her team focuses on enhancing the quality of lives of persons with disabilities and chronic mental illness, seniors and families by maintaining properties at the highest standards. In the Service Coordination Business Unit, her team focuses on the mission of helping low income senior and disabled residents to age in place. The scope includes working with boards, owners and developers in creating service options for residents and families and following the NHE Service Coordinator Business Unit’s brand promise of investing in meaningful relationships and delivering meaningful outcomes
Throughout her many years with NHE, she has played a key role in the successful growth of the Company. Patty is an expert in the Yardi enterprise software system NHE uses and often leads implementation of system enhancements and upgrades. She has a track record for maintaining long term relationships with property owners, residents, industry and regulatory partners alike. She has extensive experience in turning around distressed properties. Improving REAC Physical Inspection and Management Review Scores are natural for her and her team. She and her team prepare operational and capital budgets, implement budget reductions, write business plans, obtain rent increases, prepare and analyzed rent comparability studies and create Reserve for Replacement Plans. She has a strong knowledge of the HUD Secure Online System and has been a resource for others outside the Company in using it.
Patty gained her Bachelors of Arts degree at University of South Carolina in Aiken with a major in Sociology. In 2012 Patty was honored with State Meeting Coordinator of the Year Award by SAHMA.
Patty lives in Lexington, SC with her husband Kent and their two children. When not working, Patty likes to spend time with her family.
Patty can be reached at email@example.com.
Kelli Spencer is the Vice President of Conventional Property Management with NHE, Inc. with responsibility for leading the Conventional Property Management Business Unit.
Kelli brings to NHE over 16 years of Conventional Property Management experience. Prior to joining NHE, Inc. Kelli worked for U.S. Residential Group and Eos Real Estate Group as a Regional Director.
Seven years of Mrs. Spencer’s career was with Eos Real Estate Management Group, as the Regional Director. Kelli was pivotal in the creation of Eos’ policies and procedures as she was their first Regional Director. In this role she was responsible for executing business plans, monthly financial statements, budgets, pricing, marketing, staffing, training and supervision of the entire portfolio. Kelli managed all areas of each acquisition from hiring of the staff to converting the property database. Notably she has managed 17 acquisitions, with over 125 Employees, spanning from Texas to the Carolinas.
Kelli attended The Ohio State University and is a devoted Buckeye Fan.
Kelli lives in Simpsonville, SC with her husband Ryan and their 4 children. When not working, Kelli likes to spend time with her family camping.
Kelli can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pat Fountain is the Vice President of Operations at NHE. His responsibilities include overseeing Administration, Operations, HR, and Risk Management for the company.
Bringing more than 30 years of HR and Operations leadership to the company, Pat has experience with companies in manufacturing, automotive and staffing industries. Prior to joining NHE, Pat worked for S.B. Phillips Company where he was Vice President of Operations.
Pat earned his Master of Human Resource Development degree from Clemson University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Winthrop University.
Pat lives in Greenville, SC with his wife Barb and their daughter. When not working or spending time with family, Pat enjoys running, biking, hiking and playing golf.
Pat can be reached at email@example.com.
Eric Kohorn is Vice President of Association Management at NHE, Inc. with responsibility for leading the Association Management Business Unit.
With over 13 years of experience in property management, Eric previously worked for FirstService Residential as a Florida Licensed Community Association Manager (LCAM). He began his property management career in 2006 as an on-site manager at a large active adult community, and progressed in responsibility to Regional Director.
As Regional Director, Eric was responsible for ensuring quality service to over 30 communities, overseeing seven community managers and 20+ support staff. He has experience managing a variety of communities, including active adult, high-rise, resort, and single-family home communities. With NHE, he and his team serve nearly 60 single-family, condominium and town home communities.
While new to NHE, Eric’s vision for the Association Management Business Unit is to continue to set the industry standard in the region for excellent customer service even while expanding its footprint. Eric also intends to bring operational efficiencies and unrivaled value to communities served by NHE.
Although Eric is involved in many community service organizations in his spare time, his life mainly revolves around his fiancé and Jacksonville Jaguars football.
Eric can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cindy is the Vice President of Finance at NHE, Inc. and is responsible for overseeing the Affordable, Association, Conventional, and Corporate accounting teams.
Cindy joined NHE in 2013 as Conventional Business Unit Controller. She was subsequently promoted to Corporate Controller before being named to her current role as Vice President of Finance in 2019. Prior to joining NHE, Cindy worked in property management accounting for two decades at U.S. Shelter, Insignia, and AIMCO with progressive roles ranging from Bookkeeper and Real Estate Accountant, to Assistant Controller and finally Director of Real Estate Accounting.
She earned her Associate degree in Accounting from Greenville Technical College and also attended Furman University.
Cindy lives in Easley, SC with her husband and daughter. She enjoys spending time at the lake with family and friends.
Cindy can be reached at email@example.com.
Our Senior Management Team
Cynthia Buchanan is a Senior Regional Manager with NHE, Inc. with over 14 years of Multi-family Property Management experience. Prior to joining NHE, Inc. Cynthia worked for Graystar Real Estate Partners, and Ginkgo Residential.
Cynthia began her career in property management as a marketing director, working her way up to a Community Manager. She spent 4 years with Graystar Real Estate Partners, assisting with due diligence, acquisitions, dispositions, and multi-million-dollar property renovations. Since joining NHE in 2012 as a multi-site manager, she has been promoted to Regional Manager and her current role. She is responsible for a portfolio of different properties including value add, lease ups, acquisitions and dispositions across the Conventional Business unit while supporting and assisting other regionals. She holds an active SC Brokers license, as well as CAM certification through NAA.
Cynthia lives in Greenville, SC with her daughter. She enjoys spending time outdoors, going hiking, and Clemson football… Go Tigers!
Cynthia can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wanda Cain is a Regional Property Manager with NHE’s Affordable Business Unit, supervising more than a dozen properties across South Carolina. These include HAP, PRAC, and LIHTC properties concentrating on Elderly and Chronically Mentally Ill housing needs.
Wanda joined NHE as a Community Manager in 2011 and was later promoted to Senior Community Manager before being named Regional Property Manager in 2018.
Passionately focused on teamwork, teaching and leading, Wanda’s teams are responsible for all facets of community operations, from finance to maintenance. Team scores for Management and Occupancy Reviews, REAC and State Housing Audits are kept in excellent order, with open lines of communication and strong owner relationships. She is fully licensed with the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
In her spare time, Wanda can be found reading her Kindle at her Aiken, SC home she shares with her husband, a former Marine. She enjoys working in the yard and the beach. Born in Pennsylvania, Wanda enjoys helping with Special Olympics and annual community food drives.
Wanda can be reached at email@example.com.
As Human Resources Director at NHE, Caroline is responsible for overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource functions. This includes workforce planning, recruiting, staffing, employee relations, employment, development/training, benefits and more.
Caroline brings over 20 years of experience in human resources, employee relations, management, staffing, sales, recruiting, and training development to the company. Calder comes to NHE from S.B. Phillips where she served as Human Resources Director.
She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.
Outside of work, Calder enjoys spending time with her husband, creating art and spending time outdoors running and hiking. Calder is active in the community and has served in numerous leadership roles for GSHRM, Junior League of Greenville (where she served on the Board of Directors) and currently volunteers with the Metropolitan Arts Council and The Center for the Creative Arts in Greenville.
Caroline can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kelly is a Regional Manager in NHE’s Conventional Property Management Business Unit, overseeing a portfolio of multiple communities located in Rock Hill, SC; Asheville, NC; and Chattanooga, TN.
She has served in the multifamily industry for over a decade, spending time as an Assistant and Community manager with Bell Partners before joining NHE, Inc. in 2016. Kelly has a track record of meeting and exceeding budgeted projections., coupled with strong leadership skills and a desire to succeed. She has turned a poorly performing property into a community that residents love to call home, and has overseen a major renovation project successfully.
Since being named Regional Manager, Kelly is responsible for monthly financials, meeting owner and investor expectations, training and supervising staff, completing site audits and overseeing Capital projects. She is recognized as a strong manager whose employees respect her. She achieved her CAM designation in 2018 and is currently working on her PMIC.
Kelly lives in Asheville, NC with her husband, two children and two fur babies, and loves the outdoors; biking, hiking, fishing, hunting and camping.
Kelly can be reached at email@example.com.
Clifton is IT Manager of NHE, Inc., responsible for oversight of company mobile devices, Yardi software, VOIP, web administrator, coordinating end-user support, and various other platforms at NHE.
Clifton started out in maintenance in 2011 before moving into an IT role handling mobile device management and later into Yardi database management. Clifton officially assumed IT leadership in 2013 after earning A+ and Network+ certifications, taking a leading role in roll out of RentCafé and assisting with multiple Yardi upgrades.
Prior to joining NHE, Clifton worked as Kitchen Manager and Sous Chef in top restaurants from Myrtle Beach and Atlanta to Las Vegas. He holds associate degrees from The Culinary Institute of America and Horry-Georgetown Technical College, and readily applies his culinary creativity and passion for service excellence to his role serving NHE internal and external customers.
Clifton lives in Greenville, SC with his wife Deborah, and enjoys working in the yard, vegetable gardening, days out on the lake … and of course, cooking.
Clifton can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As NHE’s Director of Compliance since 2017, Minnie is a veteran in residential property management with over 30 years of experience. She joined NHE, Inc. in 2010 as a Community Manager and was promoted multiple times to assume the position of Regional Property Manager in February 2015. With a keen eye for detail and a desire to help teams work effectively and efficiently, Minnie is a gifted fit to lead NHE compliance programs.
Minnie is a former Community Manager of the Year, has earned the Property of the Year Award, and has been honored with NHE’s Golden Hammer Award for Outstanding Service. She holds Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP), Property Manager License (PM), Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO) and Certified Public Housing Manager (C-PHM) certifications/designations, and in her leisure time enjoys family and friends, water activities, going to the beach, bowling and traveling.
She can be reached at email@example.com.
Courtney serves as Director of Marketing for the Conventional Property Management Business Unit with NHE, Inc. In addition to supervising all forms of marketing and advertising for the Conventional portfolio, she lends her years of experience to assist in the pre-development and construction phases of new projects.
Courtney has been in the multifamily industry for ten years, primarily in operations with five years as a Lease-Up Manager with Greystar Real Estate Partners and also as a Regional Manager with Middleburg and RKW Residential. While with NHE, she has taken charge of implementing new policies and procedures regarding social media, reputation management and digital advertising. She has also helped in providing workflows to enhance effectiveness of the lease-up process.
She achieved her CAM designation in 2011 and CAPS in 2016. Originally from Detroit, MI, she has called Greenville, SC home for ten years. She and her husband, two children and rescue dog love traveling, RVing, outdoor concerts, and photography, and she is a self-confessed foodie.
Courtney can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dawn is a Regional Property Manager in the Affordable Division of NHE, Inc. Her portfolio consists of multiple HUD, RD, and Tax Credit properties in southeastern South Carolina.
She holds the designations of Property Manager with the State of South Carolina, Certified Assisting Housing Manager (AHM) through Quadel, and Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) through the National Association of Home Builders.
Dawn has over 25 years of property management experience in affordable and conventional property management. She began her career in property management with N&H Enterprises, Inc. and worked with the company several years before working with Century 21 and Intermark Management Corp. She has also independently managed individual residential properties and maintains a part-time career in Medical Sonography. Dawn returned home to NHE, Inc. in 2012.
Dawn lives in Ehrhardt, SC with her husband and two daughters. She also enjoys spending time with her family at the lake, reading, and horseback riding.
Dawn can be reached at email@example.com.
Sandy Hinson is a Regional Property Manager in NHE’s Affordable Business Unit. She has been with NHE for six years and supervises multiple properties across South Carolina, concentrating on Elderly and Chronically Mentally Ill housing needs.
With two decades of service in the Affordable industry, Sandy’s career progression has produced increasing experience and knowledge in diverse programs across the Southeast. Sandy came to NHE from Winn Residential where she was a Regional Property Manager for SC with over 1670 units.
Sandy’s teams serve her communities with teamwork, teaching and leading, and are responsible for all facets of community operations, from finance to maintenance. Team scores for Management and Occupancy Reviews, REAC and State Housing Audits are kept in excellent order, with open lines of communication and strong owner relationships. Sandy holds multiple designations including Housing Credit Certified Professional, Fair Housing Coordinator, Affordable housing Manager, and Certified Professional of Occupancy.
An avid reader and movie buff, Sandy lives in Lugoff, SC with her husband and daughter. She loves yardwork, fishing and hunting, travel, and supporting such organizations as Community Food Drives and the March of Dimes.
Sandy can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joey Hurt is the Conventional Controller at NHE and is responsible for overseeing the accounting functions for the Conventional and Tax Credit portfolios that currently consist of some 40 communities.
Joey brings 13 years of property accounting experience to the company with property accountant roles with real estate investment and management companies. Hurt joined NHE from AIMCO where he was Real Estate Accountant III with experience in acquisitions, dispositions as well as daily accounting functions.
He is a 1997 graduate of Lander University and holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree.
Outside of work, Hurt enjoys spending time with his wife and family, as well as spending time outdoors fishing and camping.
Joey can be reached at email@example.com.
Kathy Jones is a Regional Property Manager with NHE’s Affordable Business Unit, currently supervising multiple communities in the Greenville, South Carolina region. These properties are family communities for Artist, LIHTC, Project Based Section 8, Public Housing and Hope VI. Kathy has been in property management for over 25 years, with progressive responsibilities including time as a site manager for Farmers Home/RD, and as a Regional Manager with Inter Mark Management, Vista Capital Management, and Boyd Management. She also served as a Regional Vice President for several years with SL Nusbaum.
Kathy has successfully overseen all phases of management from Lease-Up to rehab, leads by example and prides herself in the success and advancement or her teams in reaching their professional goals. She holds a State License with the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, and is a Housing Credit Certified Professional and Certified Assisted Housing Manager.
When not working, she enjoys boating and fishing with her husband and three boys, antiquing, and restoring antiques to the original beauty. Born in upstate New York, she moved to South Carolina in 1986 and now fosters cats, volunteers in litter control, and other community beautification projects.
Kathy can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maranda Keller is the Accounting Supervisor for NHE’s Affordable Business Unit. Her responsibilities include supervising the Accounting Specialists, overseeing audits, and preparing the annual budgets and contract renewals for the affordable properties.
Maranda earned her Associate degree in Accounting from Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical School. She began working at NHE in May 2014 as an Accounting Specialist and was promoted to Accounting Supervisor in December 2016.
Maranda lives in Orangeburg, SC and enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Maranda can be reached at email@example.com.
Vince Viet Nguyen
Vince is a resident service coordinator supervisor with NHE, and supervises a team located largely in the Central and Western time zones. Vince joined NHE in 2013 and has held multiple roles within the company.
Vince began working in social services at an assisted living Community in Morgan Hill, California, later determining that his calling rested in helping support seniors and those less fortunate in affordable housing. Vince started working as a service coordinator at a property where residents predominantly spoke Vietnamese, using his bilingual skills to help residents receive benefits to age in place. He is also a certified Washington State Community Health Worker to help assist him in his career in social services.
Vince loves his job and the team that he works with. He remains a happy, positive individual that ensures his team is provided the support they deserve while providing optimal service and work to his department with a smile.
Vince lives in the beautiful Evergreen State with his husband, 3 dogs and many animals on his urban farm. Widely traveled, he enjoys family, animals, painting, rock hounding, jewelry making, the outdoors and cooking foods from around the world. He is an active volunteer with soup kitchens, AIDS walks and homeless shelters.
Vince can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
NHE’s Director of Maintenance, Daniel joined the NHE team in 2017 and has nearly two decades of multifamily experience working at the site level, as a Corporate Safety Manager, and as Director of Facility Management at Westminster Company.
He works with the Affordable, Conventional and Association Management business units, overseeing capital projects, maintenance recruiting, and the overall maintenance programs for the company.
Daniel holds his Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) degree from North Carolina State University, is a Certified OSHA 501 general industry Trainer, an EPA Certified Lead Repair and Renovation, and is Section 608 and 609 EPA Certified.
When not at work, Daniel enjoys fishing, playing golf and being on the lake.
He can be reached at email@example.com.
A Regional Property Manager with NHE since 2017, Tracy has held progressive leadership roles and increasing responsibilities including VP of Operations, Senior Regional Property Manager and Area Community Manager during over two decades with such firms as LHP Management of Knoxville, TN and AIMCO of Greenville, SC.
Her professional designations and certifications include Development Dimensions International Certified Facilitator and National Apartment Association Certified Apartment Manager Designation, and she has previously been honored as Southeastern Apartment Housing Management Association Community Manager of the Year and as her company’s Community Manager of the Year.
In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing with family and being the best Dog Mom to her Yorkie Cede.
She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elizabeth Tenke is Accounting Supervisor for NHE’s Association Business Unit and is responsible for overseeing day-to-day accounting functions, managing investment accounts and producing financial statements for associations managed by NHE.
She began working with NHE in April 2016 as an Accounting Specialist and was promoted to Accounting Supervisor in December 2018. Prior to NHE, she worked for VBS Physical Therapy for 8 years as a Patient Services Manager.
Elizabeth earned her Associate degree in Accounting from Greenville Technical College, later obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Liberty University.
She lives in Greenville and enjoys shopping, reading and spending time with her family and 2 dogs.
Elizabeth can be reached at email@example.com.
Robinson Villa is Development Director at NHE, overseeing all development activities from site selection and contract negotiation to construction management and lease up. He joined NHE in 2012 from CoStar Group in Washington, D.C. where he served as a Research Associate. Robinson previously spent a year as an Intern for NHE prior to joining full time.
Robinson holds his South Carolina Real Estate Broker’s License and is an active member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), serving on the Innovation in Housing Council. Additionally, Robinson serves on the Housing Advisory Committee for the United Way of the Piedmont. Robinson is also a member of the Affordable Housing Coalition of South Carolina and North Carolina Housing Coalition.
Robinson lives in Chapin, SC with his wife Cameron. When not working or spending time with family, Robinson enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, and reading.
Robinson can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yvette joined the NHE team in 2019 and serves as Supervisor for the Service Coordination Department, supporting resident service coordinators in the East coast region. Yvette earned both her Master’s in Education-School Counseling, and her Bachelor’s in Behavioral Science from Wilmington University in New Castle, Delaware.
Yvette has over 13 years of professional experience working in Human Services, Education and Healthcare, with past professional experience including grant management, program management and oversight, program implementation, human resources, intensive case management, care coordination, education services and community-based prevention services.
A small-town girl with a big heart, Yvette was born and raised in Wilmington, DE and moved to Greenville, SC with her family in 2016. Her passion is helping the underprivileged by motivating and supporting them to achieve their full potential. She serves on the Greenville County School District’s School Improvement Committee and volunteers at two Strengthening Families Programs. She is married to her high school sweetheart, and a proud mother of three amazing children. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, listening to live jazz and blues, taking nature walks, and spending time with family and friends.
Yvette can be reached at email@example.com.