Management Team
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 Milliken University.
Gina Dillman Hoskins, CPA | Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Hoskins is the Chief Financial Officer of the companies and President of Vasil Management Company, Inc. (VMC) and the President of Housing Directions, LLC (HD). Ms. Hoskins manages the day-to-day operations of The Englewood Group. Prior to joining The Englewood Group in 1998, Ms. Hoskins gained almost twenty years experience as a Manager/Certified Public Accountant for K.B. Parrish & Co., LLP. Ms. Hoskins specialized in real estate taxation and has worked with the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program since its inception. She is responsible for all aspects of construction, development and management for The Englewood Group, including new project feasibility and financing applications. Ms. Hoskins is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Hoskins earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Indiana University, and is a current member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Indiana CPA Society.
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 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 University of Indianapolis.
Julia Surak | Vice President of Operations for The Englewood Group
Ms. Surak leads the strategic direction and assists in the oversight of 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.


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