meet the team

Dan Cunningham

Partner, Chief Executive Officer 
Dan earned his undergraduate degree at UC Santa Barbara and went on to Pepperdine University School of Law where he earned his law degree in 1997. Upon graduation from law school, he began his career in real estate where he has extensive experience holding various positions in the mortgage industry and the land, commercial, and apartment brokerage sectors. Dan manages business development and is the managing broker at Sharper Management. In this role, he stays current with legislation, legal matters, and actively works to progress Sharper’s imprint in the local marketplace. His legal background frequently proves beneficial for Sharper Management’s clients.

Get to know Dan. We asked: how do you stay up-to-speed on industry trends?

I enjoy reading, especially trade publications, the local news, Economist magazine and the Wall Street Journal. Reading, along with meetings in the local community, help me bring an informed perspective to Sharper Management.


Nick Schilling

Partner, Chief Technology Officer 
Nick holds a degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, where he graduated cum laude. His experience includes ten years of accounting, information technology, and financial analysis for a Fortune 500 financial service company. He also earned Six Sigma Green Belt Certification prior to joining Sharper Management in 2010. Nick is Sharper Management’s lead innovator who ensures our technology is cutting edge and works to make our systems efficient and beneficial for our clients.

Get to know Nick. We asked: how do you lead at Sharper Management?

Having a Management of Information Systems degree and extensive IT experience has helped me – and Sharper Management – stay ahead of the curve on technology and create leading property management financial systems. These systems provide transparency into our financial process, resulting in brand integrity.

Candy Lee

VP of Operations
Candy is a dynamic and detail-oriented leader with years of extensive experience in multiple aspects of community management. She has worked in the property management industry since 1994 and works closely with every manager to ensure the highest level of support and service for our clients. She is continually finding ways to improve the client offering at Sharper Management and has recently earned the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation. The PCAM is the highest designation possible awarded to community management professionals. Her professional experience and education are great assets in her position where she oversees and supports Sharper’s community managers and coordinates training and continuing education programs for them.

Get to know Candy. We asked: how do you view the culture at Sharper Management?

One of our goals from the beginning was to create a company that is considered a great place to work. We feel we’ve accomplished this goal and we take great pride in providing a welcoming and positive culture for our employees, vendors, and association members. Our door is always open, so please stop by if you’re in the neighborhood.


Natalie Martynow

Director Of Community Management

Martynow brings many years of experience in property management to her new position with Sharper. She began her career as an Assistant Property Manager in the apartment field where she lived onsite in a 120-unit complex. This position gave her a first-hand look at the needs of residents and how important the role of the property manager is to a complex.

She later purchased an investment property in a 402-unit condominium association. To better understand how Association’s work, she began attending Board meetings regularly. She ultimately ran for a position on the Board and later became the President.

Get to Know Natalie – She enjoys working with people and solving problems.


Grant Peterson

Director of Client Care

Grant began his career in real estate sales in 2016, specializing in HOA sales near the end of his full-time realtor career. His HOA experience doesn’t stop there—he also served a term on the board of directors for his condo association from 2017-2019. Hisability to identify and nurture talent when hiring and training new employees is a huge contribution to Sharper Management. He accomplishes this by leading from the front, where he can quickly respond to process failures and create solutions to ensure Sharper Management can grow while maintaining great service.


Matt Froehlich

Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Founding Partner 
After a stint playing professional hockey in Europe, Matt began his career in the real estate industry specializing in the investment sales of multi-family properties in Minnesota. A graduate of Quinnipiac University, he earned dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Management. Matt was tragically lost in a car accident in June 2021. His vision and goal to continually improve the internal systems, controls, and client offering at Sharper lives on today.

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