Michael J. Surak | Founder of The Englewood Group (TEG)
Under his leadership, more than 2,900 units of rental & conventional housing and one commercial medical office facility have been developed, constructed and managed by TEG. Prior to forming TEG, he was active in commercial real estate and finance. Mr. Surak holds a degree in Economics from Millikin University.
Julia Surak | President
Ms. Surak leads the strategic direction and assists in the oversight of the administration of property management, development, accounting, and compliance. Prior to joining the team in 2015, Ms. Surak was a Real Estate Asset Manager for 12 years in San Diego, California. Ms. Surak earned her Bachelors of Business Administration from Mount Saint Joseph University.
Brian R. Pozen | Vice President of Real Estate Development
Mr. Pozen is responsible for new property development and acquisitions as well as enhancing and building not-for-profit partner relationships. Additional responsibilities include the oversight, coordination, and management of the design, construction, and maintenance of new and existing properties in the company portfolio. Since he joined the team in 2001, over 1325 LIHTC units have been awarded and completed, totaling over $140 million. Mr. Pozen is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and a voting board member of the Indiana Affordable Housing Council & Earth Charter Indiana, Inc. He has also been recognized as a Certified Green Professional (CGP) by the National Association of Home Builders and provides energy efficiency consultant services for new and existing development. Prior to 2001, he worked for an Indianapolis architectural firm. Mr. Pozen earned a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Tony Feltner | Director of Property Management for VMC
Mr. Feltner has over 20 years of experience with affordable housing. Mr. Feltner’s vast experience in all aspects of property management has allowed him to gain the experience necessary to manage over 60 properties currently in the portfolio. His oversight of the property management operations of VMC and working closely with the individual sites enables Mr. Feltner to stay closely connected to all the properties.
Julie Tucker | Vice President of Asset Management for VMC
Ms. Tucker has been working within the affordable housing community since 1995 with experience including accounting for LIHTC acquisition/rehabilitation properties, financial analysis of existing portfolios, and interaction with investors throughout the life of each project. Her certifications include the National Compliance Professional (LIHTC), Assisted Housing Manager (HUD) and S.T.A.R. (USDA) designation. Ms. Tucker is also a voting board member of the Affordable Housing Association of Indiana. She devotes the majority of time monitoring projects for compliance with state housing authorities and other programs and financial monitoring of property operations. Prior to joining VMC in 2001, she served as a financial executive in various capacities. Ms. Tucker earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Indianapolis.