Speaker Biographies

 2022 Forecast and Market Update Speakers & Bios

Tiffany Harris, NorthPoint Development
As the Direct of MultiFamily Asset Management, Tiffany oversees the operations of over 3,500 apartment homes and over 60 employees. She brings 17 years of experience and specializes in renovations and extensive capital improvements throughout the Kansas City market. She was awarded a scholarship through the National Apartment Association to obtain her CAM designation and is a recent recipient of the CAPS designation. Tiffany attended Northern Kentucky University, where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership and Business Communications.

Rick Oddo, Oddo Development
Rick joined the family business in 1987 and serves as President of Oddo Development. Rick is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Engineering, Construction Science and a graduate of the Executive MBA program from the Harvard Business School. He is actively involved in the construction management of both commercial and residential development within the company and is a licensed real estate broker in Kansas and Missouri. He is an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and serves as President of the Heartland Apartment Association of Kansas City. Rick has been the recipient of several owner and developer awards in the Kansas City community. He enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, snow skiing and tennis in his free time.

Donna Schmidt, Price Brothers Management
As Chief Operating Officer of Price Brothers Management, Donna Schmidt leads the strategic direction of the management platform, fiscal management, leadership and culture development for the residential and commercial properties owned and managed by Price Brothers in Kansas, Missouri and Texas.  With over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate and property management, Mrs. Schmidt has played an active leadership role in property acquisitions, dispositions, development, renovations and all aspects of property management.

Donna has been an active volunteer for the National Apartment Association, the Texas Apartment Association as well as the local apartment associations since 2000.  Donna has the CPM designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management as well as the CAPS designation.  Donna is currently the 2020-2021 Chair of the global IREM Education and Knowledge Products Committee and the incoming President Elect for the Kansas City IREM chapter.

Robert Schock, Yarco Company, Inc.
As Senior Vice President, Director of Property Management for Yarco Company, Inc., Robert is responsible for day to day management operations of the firms’ 100 properties across eight states and is involved with daily business operations for the firm as well. Bob is also a recognized industry leader, and in 2016, was named Management Executive of the Year by the Apartment Association of Kansas City (an award he also won previously in 2006).

Katelyn Nichols, Dalmark
Katelyn holds a Bachelor's of Science in Entertainment Management with a minor in Marketing from Missouri State University. Katelyn has experience in brand management and marketing from over four years with the Dallas Cowboys Football Club. She also gained valuable insight and knowledge of corporate philosophy, executive decision making, and business procedures on an international level while working with Young Presidents' Organization. Katelyn currently oversees the day-to-day operations of The Dalmark Group at the direction of the Chief Executive Officer. Katelyn continually reviews and evaluates Dalmark's operating procedures to ensure the organization is running efficiently and effectively, and seeks out innovative ideas and methods to continually elevate Dalmark's practices and products. Katelyn also oversees the marketing at both the corporate level and across Dalmark's diverse portfolio. She is responsible for ensuring all marketing programs and materials are aligned with the Dalmark brand and standards. Katelyn has earned both her Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor and Certified Apartment Manager designations through the National Apartment Association.