MEET OUR PRINCIPALS

Doug Foppe, CPM
Principal                                                                                    
Prominent Realty Group of Georgia, Inc.

Doug Foppe has over 37 years of experience in Property Management including evaluation, renovation and supervision of multifamily assets. Doug holds a B.A. in Accounting from The University of Cincinnati.  In 1986, Doug received the distinction of becoming a Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Doug began his career in 1976 working as a Commercial Loan officer with Home Federal Bank. Doug then began his property management career with Towne Properties in Cincinnati Ohio where he was directly responsible for 1,800 condominium units, and 1,200 apartment units throughout the State of Ohio. He then joined Jacques-Miller Property Management in 1984 as a District Manager responsible for the operations and management of 5,026 Apartments in five states.  Doug joined Berkshire Asset Management in 1988 as a Regional Director supervising operations and management of 3,280 apartments in four states.  In 1989 Doug joined Carter Haston Real Estate Services, Inc. as a Partner where he was responsible for the operations of 28 partnerships in the Southeastern United States. His responsibilities included implementation and supervision of all property/asset management as well as the evaluation of prospective acquisitions totaling 5,900 units.  Doug still has General Partner interest in 18 of the Carter Haston assets totaling 3,372 units. 

In 2000 Doug formed the Prominent Realty Group of Georgia, Inc., a property management firm responsible for the operation and supervision of 8 partnerships across the Southeastern United States valued over $136 million and the renovation of over 4,200 units totaling over $15 million.  

Rick Stetzer 
Principal                                                                             
Prominent Realty Group of Georgia, Inc.

Rick Stetzer came to Prominent Realty Group of Georgia, Inc. after 18 years of experience in sales, marketing and operations in the consumer products industry. Rick holds a B.S. in Marketing from Pennsylvania State University and began his sales career with E&J Gallo Winery in their Management Development Program in Los Angeles, California. After three years of sales and management training, he was promoted to State Manager of Georgia where he was responsible for all Georgia Winery Sales and Marketing initiatives. 

In June of 1986, Rick was recruited by Pepsi Cola North America to oversee $150 million in Pepsi Cola sales in the state of Georgia. Rick spent the next 14 years in a variety of roles with Pepsi Cola Company including Key Account Management, Marketing Management, New Product Strategies, Production Forecasting and Pricing Management. Rick had full P&L responsibilities in his last assignment in Nashville, TN and oversaw a team of 120 sales representatives. He developed a sales training program that reduced workforce turnover by 50% and initiated product promotional programs that increased bottling profits by 11%.  Rick’s final two years with Pepsi Cola Company included responsibility of all Sales and Delivery Operations of the Nashville, TN bottling facility representing $75 million in annual sales. 

Rick joined PRG in 2000 as a principal with Doug Foppe to oversee start-up initiatives, investor relations, renovation management and on-site operations. Rick currently oversees new asset transitions and renovations. He is directly responsible for on-site operations management and the training/development of all PRG property management teams.

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA we invite you to contact us to discuss how Prominent Realty Group can partner with you to assist you in achieving your goals.

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