Who We Are
Conceived and guided by Geoffrey Gelb, our team is a diverse, synergistic blend of dynamic individuals who geographically span the United States and Canada. Each team member brings their unique brilliance to the group – as Implementers, Developers, Programmers, Project Managers and Helpdesk Staff. Our team is built upon and dedicated to upholding the principles of Integrated Team Work, Integrity, Education and Service. We hold ourselves, each other and our clients to the highest standards of Innovation and Excellence.
Gelbgroup Consulting, Inc has over 230 cumulative years of experience with Yardi applications. With expertise in Property Management, Investment Management, Asset Management, Construction Management/Job Cost, PAYscan, Maintenance Management, VMF, Advanced Budget and Forecasting, Yardi Spreadsheet Reports, Senior Living, Affordable Housing and much more. Our company has the necessary knowledge to help your company get the most out of your Yardi software.
Our Yardi clients consist of advisors, owners, third party managers and syndications in the industrial, commercial, office and residential markets with assets between $10 million and $12 billion. They are located throughout the United States and abroad.
Geoffrey Gelb – President
Since 1996, Geoffrey Gelb has operated Gelbgroup Consulting Inc., a Property Management Consulting Company specializing in Yardi System’s suite of products. His clients are in the industrial, commercial, office and residential markets with assets between $10 million and $20 billion. They consist of advisors, owners/managers and syndications.
Dana Kirkman – VP, Consulting Services
Dana has been working with the Yardi product suite for over 20 years. Her wealth of knowledge of the Property Management industry and the Yardi product suite has resulted in a client-first consulting philosophy. She started working in property management during college and was instantly captivated with the industry. She started onsite and was quickly promoted through the ranks. She found she was passionate about software support and training. Within a few years of starting her career she was developing a training program for a large multi-family property management firm in Atlanta, GA. From there she joined the Gelbgroup team in 2005.
Leslie Martin – VP, Custom Development
When Leslie joined Gelbgroup in 2003, she worked closely with clients to design custom solutions to increase efficiency. As the team grew, Leslie took on a leadership role first as Director of Programming and currently as Vice President of Custom Development. Leslie graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1993 with a BS in Business Management. In 2000, Leslie graduated from Mercer University with a Master of Business Administration.
Kash Ziaei, Customer Success
With over 20 years of experience in the property & real-estate technology space on the global stage, Kash manages Gelbgroup’s Yardi focused services in Australia. His vision is to leverage his years of experience, industry relationships, and knowledge of the property sector to assist organizations in extracting maximum value from their investments in technology. Kash’s experience is complemented by a MBA which he received from Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) in 2011.
Brianna Hradnansky – Developer
Brianna Hradnansky began her property management career in 1999 in the commercial property management field and served in many capacities during her 13 years in the industry. She specializes in Yardi’s residential, single family, and maintenance functionality as well as assisting with integrating third party applications. She creates custom reports and data solutions for our clients.
Britton Jones – Developer
Britton Jones brings over 15 years of Yardi experience to Gelbgroup, coming from residential property management and private consulting. Britton specializes in custom development for our Clients.
Christine Burd – Implementer and Helpdesk
Christine has been part of the Yardi ecosystem since 1999. Before joining Gelbgroup, she provided Yardi software support for several property management companies in the public and private sectors. She specializes in the full range of Yardi’s multifamily suite of products and continues to learn something new every day.
Dave Chapman – Developer
Dave Chapman joined the Gelbgroup programming team in 2009. Prior to that, he spent four years providing tier II Yardi support and accounting assistance for a property management company. With more than a decade of Yardi experience, Dave creates custom reports and data solutions for our clients.
Emanuel deFreitas – Implementer
Emanuel deFreitas has been in the property management industry since 1986. He joined the Gelbgroup team in 2005, bringing with him many years of experience in the Residential/Affordable industry working with different software companies and at property management companies in IT and as Director of Compliance. The many clients he visits throughout the United States help fuel his passion for travel and exploring new places.
Ivonne Oehring – Project Manager and Implementer
Ivonne Oehring has remained focused in the areas of real estate accounting and Yardi administration and project implementation since she started her career in 1999. Ms. Oehring joined Gelbgroup Consulting, Inc. in 2011.
Kasey Brooks – Implementer and Developer
Kasey Brooks has been working with Yardi products since 2006. She has experience in multi-family, implementations, project management, system administration, customization, and report writing.
Nicki Agner – Helpdesk & Special Projects
Nicki Agner has a long history in residential management. She brings over 20 years of Yardi experience to our helpdesk services and special projects.
Robin Smith – Support
Robin Smith joined the Gelbgroup team in 2013. She has been in the property management industry since 1994, with an accounting and training background. Robin has over 20 years of Yardi Residential experience, providing training and support to corporate and site users.
Shaila Vaidya – Developer
Shaila Vaidya began her programming career in 2003 and has been working with Yardi Systems since 2008. Shaila enjoys custom development and report design. She focuses on Core Voyager, Residential, Commercial, Senior Housing, PAYscan, Maintenance, Fixed Assets, Construction and Investment Management.
Susie Jung – Implementer
Susie Jung brings over 30 years of experience consulting in the property management industry. Her focus is on our Canadian clients and specializes in international, commercial, residential and association.
Taryn Ashlock – Implementer
Taryn Ashlock has been a specialist in Yardi Senior Living since 2009, assisting clients with implementation, training, support, and custom report development.
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