Meet Our Team
Chris Hand, CPM
Chris Hand joined ACC Management Group as a Partner and Director of Operations in 2016 and became President and Owner in 2018. Chris provides leadership and oversight of all ACC Management Group operations. He works closely with ACC’s Leadership Team, Regional Property Managers, and corporate staff to maximize returns for clients and to provide extraordinary living experiences for residents. In the twelve years prior to ACC, Chris held the positions of Director of Affordable Housing, Director of Business Development, and Executive Team member of a Wisconsin-based property management company. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). Chris resides in Oshkosh, WI with his wife Heather and their three children.
Heather Hand, BOS
Heather Hand joined ACC as a Regional Manager and then became Director of Property Management in 2018. Heather provides leadership and oversight of all stabilized property management operations with a focus on team development, maximizing use of property management software, and standardization of procedures.
With her Accounting degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, she got her start as a property accountant at a Wisconsin-based property management company. She eventually transitioned to Regional Manager and then Director of Property Management overseeing market-rate and affordable multi-family housing, condominiums, and resorts throughout southcentral Wisconsin. Additionally, she was a multi-state Regional Manager for a nationally recognized developer and property management company.
Dewayne Pohl, Broker, TCS
Dewayne Pohl has over 35 years of management experience across multiple industries with the majority in real estate, including over 25 years as a licensed real estate broker. He holds the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) from the National Realtors Association and the Tax Credit Specialist (TCS) certification from the National Center for Housing Management. His extensive background in facilities is critical to ACC’s property management operations. As part of the executive management team, Dewayne oversees facilities management throughout the portfolio, including site inspections, preventative maintenance, capital expenditure coordination, and vendor negotiation. He is highly involved in all investor, state, and federal property inspections including REAC, WHEDA, and IHDA. With his broad background in property management and logical approach to operations, Dewayne often provides valuable cost-saving feedback to developers during the design stage of each development.
Mary Wangerin, HCCP, COS
Mary Wangerin has over 20 years of management experience. She has an extensive 15-year background in affordable housing and holds a Wisconsin real estate license. As part of the executive management team, Mary oversees new property setup and integration, marketing, and compliance. She coordinates ACC’s efforts on all lease-ups from the initial set up to 100% occupancy. Additionally, she is ACC’s corporate software trainer and is instrumental in developing training systems.
Mary also has over 20 years of marketing and design experience with a strong background in internet design and development. Working with both business to business and business to consumer clients, she has designed and developed numerous websites, intranets, online advertising campaigns, direct mailings and print collateral.