John Knapp - Principal
John Knapp graduated from Williams College in 1973 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. After college, he moved to Houston, Texas and worked for First General Real Estate Development Co. and First Mortgage of Texas for five years. During this time, he gained consistent and valuable experience in real estate development, which led him to form his own development firm, Andover Group, in 1978. The company developed 300 homes, 1500 residential lots, 200,000 square feet of offices/warehouses, 100,000 square feet of office/retail, and 2200 multifamily units. In October of 2005, he was named CEO of ICO Inc., a public NASDAQ listed firm with 19 manufacturing plants in 10 different countries. In 2010, he orchestrated the sale of the company for over three times its value. He has also achieved a CFA designation and is active in the investment management business, with interests in Chilton Capital Management, as well as serving as a consultant to various hedge funds.
Allen Schubert - Principal
Allen Schubert graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1978 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Management. After graduation, he moved to Houston, Texas, where he worked in the real estate business for over 25 years. His real estate experience included residential, retail, and apartment development. In all, he developed several planned communities, 200,000 square feet of retail space, and 1,000 apartments. He later relocated to Louisville, Kentucky in 2006, continuing his real estate development efforts. In 2012, he successfully converted an old middle school in Bowling Green, Kentucky into a 300-bed student housing complex for Western Kentucky University, achieving a 99% occupancy rate in its first rental year.
He has also served as the Chairman of the Boys and Girls Club of Houston for many years, as well as being a board member of the Kentucky Derby Museum and Louisville Collegiate School.
Brad Rose - Chief Financial Officer
Brad joined Andover Management Group in January 2012. Previously he worked as a registered investment advisor, specializing in tax analysis and fund of funds research. Brad graduated from the University of Kentucky with his Bachelor's degree in both Accounting and Finance. He went on to receive his M.B.A. from Xavier University Williams College of Business. Since joining the company, he has taken on multiple roles, including property leasing, property management, various special projects and in 2015, he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer for all company entities, including Andover Management, Andover Construction, and Citadel Storage Partners.
Michael Orsinelli - Regional Manager
Michael joined the company in June 2011, after graduating from the University of Kentucky with his BBA in Marketing. Michael is originally from Loveland, Ohio. Since joining the company, he has taken on many leadership and property management roles, including property leasing agent, property manager, construction project manager and was eventually promoted to his current position of regional manager. He now oversees all operations for the company's multi-family portfolio, homeowners' associations and the company's newest venture, Citadel Self Storage facilities.
In his position, he enjoys getting to work on something different everyday with the company's wide variety of real estate portfolios and in his spare time, he enjoys traveling and playing golf.
Abby Dodson - Financial Controller
Abby joined Andover Management Group in April 2014 as an Accountant and was promoted to Financial Controller in 2015. She is responsible for all financials and accounting for Andover Management Group and their respective properties. Abby graduated from Indiana University Southeast with a Bachelor’s degree in Business, with concentrations in Accounting and Finance, and an Associate’s degree in Business Administration. After taking a year off from school, she decided to go back and get her MBA from Sullivan University. She enjoys the variety of the company's portfolio, as it always keeps things interesting. Outside of her work duties, she enjoys spending time with her children, husband, family and friends.
Breanna Phelps- Accountant
Breanna is from Elizabeth, Indiana. She joined the company in March 2019, as a lead accountant for the Andover Management Group portfolio in Louisville. Prior to her position, she worked as a relator and brokerage administrator in Indiana. She received her Bachelor's in Accounting and Finance from Indiana University Southeast and then her MBA from Sullivan University right after her undergraduate career. Breanna looks forward to the diversity of the Andover Management Group portfolio and her opportunities to learn and grow. In her spare time, Breanna enjoys pursuing her realtor career, spending time with her family and going on camping trips.
Dan Kunau - Project Manager
Dan graduated from Vanderbilt University in May 2012 with a degree in Economics and History and has worked at Andover Management Group for nearly 7 years. Initially, he was involved in the acquisition and management of a portfolio of Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties across Kentucky. For the past 3 years, he has been focused on the construction and development of a portfolio of climate-controlled self storage facilities across the southeast consisting of more than 500,000 square feet. He enjoys all the different facets of real estate development he gets to be involved in on a daily basis. Outside of work, he enjoys playing golf and fishing.
Chase Davis- Market Analyst/Marketing Coordinator
Chase is a Louisville, KY native and started with the company in October 2015. He graduated from Centre College and the University of Louisville, achieving his Bachelor's degree in History and a graduate certificate in Real Estate Development. Currently, Chase serves as the Market Analyst and Marketing Coordinator for the company, and works on a variety of different projects on a daily basis, which is what he enjoys the most about his job. He works on many aspects of each project he takes on, ranging from market analysis and site selection to marketing and operational logistics. It allows him to approach projects from several different angles as opposed to viewing it from a single lens. He also enjoys supporting the University of Louisville athletics, traveling and spending time with his fiancé and dog.
Taylor McKnight - HR Representative
Born and raised in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Taylor came to the company in March 2018 as a Human Resources intern and transitioned to the full time HR Representative position, after graduating from the University of Louisville. She studied Strategic Communications and Spanish during her time there. She enjoys the opportunity to directly create change within the company by listening to the needs of employees and staying up to date on all the evolving employment laws. Outside of work, Taylor enjoys traveling to new countries, being involved in local social justice events and spending time with friends and family.
William Bennett - Accountant
William is a native of Louisville, Kentucky and moved to Lexington, Kentucky to attend the University of Kentucky. He graduated from the University in May 2018, achieving his Bachelor's degrees in Accounting, Finance and International Business. He has worked in a variety of fields in the company, including accounting, finance, property management and marketing. He has also done local volunteer work with the Ronald McDonald House on behalf of the company. He started as an intern for the Construction and Property Management team in 2015 and transitioned to a senior level Accountant of all company construction and storage portfolios in May 2018.
Sarah Orsinelli - Property Manager
Sarah is originally from Adams County, Ohio and started with the company as a leasing intern in March 2013. She graduated from the University of Kentucky in May 2014 with her degrees in Economics, Communications and Psychology. Since 2013, Sarah has transitioned from a leasing intern to a management trainee and now to her role of Senior Property Manager of Beaumont Farms apartments. She has taken over a variety of projects for the company, including assisting the company with its Home-Owners Association portfolio. She enjoys interacting with her residents, managing all aspects of the property and coming up with new ideas for the property. When outside of her work duties, she enjoys spending time with her husband in Lexington, going to University of Kentucky sports events and traveling.
Sierra Thorndale- Property Manager
Sierra is the Property Manager for our Lakewood Park apartment complex. She started with the company in May 2018, but previously was an assistant manager for a student housing property and also worked as a part time realtor. Sierra is a native of Lexington, Kentucky and graduated with a degree in Public Relations/Communications at Eastern Kentucky University, minutes outside of Lexington. Sierra loves interacting with her residents, planning resident events and helping them find a new place to call home. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and friends, attending concerts and University of Kentucky sporting games.
Katelyn Singer- Property Manager
Katelyn is originally from Chicago, Illinois and came to Lexington, Kentucky to attend the University of Kentucky and study Business Administration. She started with the company in May 2017 as a part time leasing intern at Beaumont Farms. Upon her graduation, Katelyn transitioned to the role of Management Trainee and is now preparing for her role as Property Manager at two of the company's apartment complexes, Crescent at Shadeland and 3Fifty8. Katelyn received her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration while at the University of Kentucky. As her experience with the Company grows, she finds that she enjoys that no two days are the same in her field of work. Outside of her job duties, Katelyn can most likely be found watching HGTV or enjoying bagels.
Mohammed Abu Ali - Storage Facility Manager
Mohammed is from the Louisville area and graduated from Troy University in 2016 with his Bachelor's degrees in Accounting, Human Resource Management and Business Management. He is currently pursuing his degree in Executive MBA. While at Troy, he played basketball and assisted as a student coach during his senior year. Prior to his joining Andover Management Group in 2017, Mohammed worked in operations management and marketing in Southern Alabama. In his current position, he enjoys the opportunities for growth and being involved in the company's development and decision-making. Outside of work, he enjoys reading, traveling and playing basketball.
Brandon Lowen - Storage Facility Manager
Brandon is a native of Louisville, Kentucky and received his Bachelor's degrees in German Language and Business at Wittenberg University in Ohio. While in school, he was a proud member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity and captain of the rugby team. Prior to his employment with the company, he worked as a marketing and sales consultant for a consulting firm. As of March 2018, he is now the Property Manager of the company’s Citadel Self-Storage facility, located in Louisville, Kentucky. In his career, he loves finding creative ways to benefit our people, whether it is customers, partners, coworkers or charities. In his spare time, he enjoys rock climbing, playing basketball and videogames, drinking craft coffee and doing graphic design.
David Fischer - Assistant Storage Facility Manager
David was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and started with the company in April of 2018. He is the Assistant Storage Facility Manager of the company’s Citadel Self Storage facility in Cincinnati. Prior to his position with us, David was a resident manager at an orphanage facility. David is also a graduate of Mount St. Joseph University and studied criminology and sociology. He enjoys that his job allows him to work with local non-profit organizations to secure strategic partnerships. Outside of work, he is an avid hiker and regularly spends his free weekends camping around the country.
Lionel Beaulieu - Assistant Storage Facility Manager
Lionel was in the newspaper and sales business for 35 years before moving to Louisville in 2014. Before the newspaper sales, he was a car salesman, even selling a car to the James Bond actor, George Lazenby, himself. Lionel is from California and decided to move to Louisville in 2014. Before starting with the company, he was the Sales and Marketing Manager for a Bay Area newspaper company, right in the Silicon Valley, for 10 years. He started with our company in July 2018, as the assistant manager at the Citadel Self-Storage facility in Louisville. In his position with the company, he enjoys working with a group of incredibly talented professionals, re-inventing the self-storage business and utilizing his prior sales experience for our customers' needs.
Chase Wooley - Management Trainee
Chase started with the company in April of 2018 and is originally from Mayfield, Kentucky. He decided to move to Lexington, KY in order to attend the University of Kentucky. He majored in Strategic Communications, with an emphasis in Account Management. Chase is a management trainee at our Beaumont Farms complex and assists in the leasing, marketing and overall management of the property. He enjoys being able to interact with the residents and meet new people on a daily basis at his job. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and cheering on the Cats at University of Kentucky sporting events as an alumni. GO CATS!
Sarah Linn- Management Trainee
Sarah is originally from St. Paul, Minnesota. She started with the company in August 2018 as a part time leasing intern while attending the University of Kentucky. Sarah received her Bachelor's degree in Economics and a minor in Biological Sciences during her time at the University. Upon her college graduation, Sarah will take on the role of Management Trainee at Beaumont Farms Apartments. In her job, Sarah enjoys helping to foster an all-inclusive community at the complex. In her spare time, she enjoys weightlifting and doing crossfit.