NHE is fully focused on delivering exceptional management services to multifamily properties and community associations (HOAs) — all with the goal of helping communities succeed and families prosper.
Our leaders are engaged, accessible, and committed to making a difference for our customers, our communities and our team. The following group — and the hundreds of team members which support them — offer expertise, knowledge and leading-edge technology, delivered with a warm touch, meticulous attention to detail, high standards of service, and a commitment to your success.
Welcome to NHE.
NHE 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.
Vice President, Affordable
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.
Vice President, Conventional
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.
Vice President, Operations
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.
Vice President, Association Mgmt.
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.
Vice President, Finance
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
Alicia was promoted to Lease-Up Regional Manager in NHE’s Conventional Property Management Business Unit in 2021 after having served as a Community Manager with NHE since joining the organization in 2018.
After a successful 10-year career in retail sales, Alicia began her career in property management as a Leasing Consultant with Bell Partners Inc. in 2007. Starting as a Leasing Consultant, Alicia quickly became enamored with the fast-paced, high-energy demands of being a lease up specialist at properties coming online. She successfully served in that capacity at multiple communities before joining NHE.
Alicia holds a South Carolina Realtor’s license, loves outdoor activities and relishes time spent with family and close friends. A self-acknowledged “foodie”, she is always game to check out the newest dining spots or any “known just to locals” favorites.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brooks is a Regional Manager in NHE’s Conventional Property Management Business Unit overseeing a portfolio of properties spanning the state of South Carolina.
A graduate of Appalachian State University with a B.S. degree, Brooks has nearly two decades of industry experience, and is particularly strong in operations and financial reporting. He began his career in sales and marketing before moving into Property Management in 2001 with Drucker and Falk of Raleigh, NC where he conducted outreach marketing for a portfolio of properties experiencing occupancy issues in a saturated market. He later moved into onsite management for several properties for the firm, and then worked in progressive roles with EOS Real Estate Management and US Residential managing communities across the Carolinas. Brooks joined the NHE team in 2017.
Brooks and his family live in Matthews, N.C. where he enjoys spending family time, working on yard projects and exploring the outdoors.
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.
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.
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.
Joseph Kass is Development Manager at NHE, managing all aspects of community development involvement from site selection and contract negotiation to construction management and final upfit. He joined NHE Development in late 2017 from SC State Housing where he served as a Multifamily Underwriter.
Joseph has been a pivotal contributor to NHE Development at a time of rapid growth, managing multiple building projects simultaneously across the NHE geographic footprint.
A native of Easley, Joseph lives in Greenville and volunteers at Soteria, a non-profit which assists the formerly incarcerated to successfully re-enter society and reduce recidivism, at which he teaches financial literacy classes. He enjoys biking, hiking, playing musical instruments including guitar and piano, and loves to try his hand at home improvement projects.
A graduate of the University of Georgia, Joseph and wife Amber have 3 pets.
Brittany Kelly is a Lease-Up Specialist at NHE, managing all aspects of prepping and leasing new NHE conventional communities as they come available. Brittany initially joined NHE in 2018 before relocating out of state; she returned to South Carolina in late 2019 and rejoined NHE at that time.
Brittany joined NHE in August 2018 from EOS Real Estate Group and its successor company Steadfast Management. While with those organizations she held positions of progressive growth and responsibility including Leasing Consultant and Assistant Property Manager. At NHE, Brittany has served as a multi-site Leasing Consultant before being named Lease-Up Specialist.
Brittany holds a B.A. degree in Secondary Education from USC-Upstate, as well as her South Carolina property management license. A native of Tuscaloosa, AL, Brittany lives in Greenville and volunteers with FUSE, her church’s youth ministry program. She enjoys snowboarding, roller skating, travel and University of Alabama football, as well as spending time with family.
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.
Kaurie Pitts is a Senior Community Association Manager with NHE, overseeing management of multiple communities across the Upstate region of South Carolina. NHE provides turn-key and customized management services to some 80 communities across Upstate South Carolina. Kaurie joined NHE in 2018 with 6 years of prior experience in association management across South Carolina’s Upstate and Midlands regions.
Before being promoted to Senior Association Manager, Kaurie spent nearly two years as an on-site community manager for a large luxury community in the Upstate. She holds the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) designation– the only international certification program designed exclusively for managers of homeowner and condominium associations and cooperatives — and earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Southern Wesleyan University. She lives in Powdersville, SC with her husband and children.
Crystal is a Regional Property Manager in the Affordable Division of NHE, Inc. with a property portfolio consisting of multiple Tax Credit and HOME properties across South Carolina.
She holds designations including Property Manager with the State of South Carolina, Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP), Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P) for Low Income Housing Tax Credit, Housing Compliance Manager-TC (HCM-TC), Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO) for affordable housing by the National Affordable Housing Management Association and is a Notary Public.
Crystal has over 25 years of property management experience in affordable and conventional property management across multiple states and organizations, including Boyd Management, Edgewood Management and Wilhoit Properties prior to joining NHE in 2021.
She lives in Lancaster, SC with her husband, and enjoys traveling, music and spending time with her grandson.
As NHE’s Director of Compliance, Bonnie is a veteran in residential property management with over 20 years in the industry. Prior to joining NHE in 2021, Bonnie held positions of progressive responsibility involving compliance, finance, property management and administration with South Carolina State Housing & Finance, Boyd Management, and the City of Columbia.
Bonnie holds numerous certifications and designations including Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP), Property Manager License (PM), Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO), and Management and Occupancy Reviewer (MOR). She also is a notary for the state of South Carolina. In her free time, she enjoys relaxing with family and friends, visiting the beach and mountains, visiting lighthouses, and volunteering for Sister Care.
Connie Sloan is a Regional Property Manager in NHE’s Affordable Business Unit. She has been with NHE for one year and supervises multiple properties across South and North Carolina, concentrating on Tax Credit, HUD and Chronically Mentally Ill housing needs.
Connie brings 26 years of experience in the Affordable and Conventional apartment industry. Her career progression has produced increasing experience and knowledge in all aspects of the industry. Connie holds her Certified Professional of Occupancy certification and her SC Property Managers license.
Connie’s teams are responsible for all facets of community operations, from finance to maintenance. The 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.
As an avid animal lover Connie and her husband James shares their home in Kings Mountain, NC with three dogs and eight cats. She also enjoys crafting and camping.
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.
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.