Lori Boisclair, President

Lori’s career in real estate, real estate development and construction started in the early 1980’s with real estate sales for Edina Realty branching into construction services for Healy Construction and then property management services with Frauenshuh, Inc.    Lori joined Boisclair Corporation in 1990; first as Vice President of Property Management, and in 2009 assuming the role of President.   She collaborates on asset and investment strategies, oversees all asset acquisitions and dispositions as well as all managed and leased assets by Boisclair Corporation.  Lori has overseen and is responsible for all aspects of the development process. From site selection, design, entitlements, underwriting and forecasting, management of all partners of the development team; architects, general contractor, attorneys, accountants, multiple local, state and federal funding agencies.   Completed projects include affordable, new construction; moderate and substantial rehabilitation.  Lori is known for her expertise and experience in Affordable Housing by successfully using Federal, State and Local funding sources such as Low Income Housing Tax Credits, HOME Funds, HOPE Funds, Project and Tenant-Based Section 8, S811, Tax Increment Financing, Community Development Block Grant funds and Supportive Housing services.  Her expertise is in design concepts, market and financial modeling and analysis.  Lori has extensive experience in assembling and executing a successful development layered with multiple funding sources. 

Current Board Chair of Simpson Housing Services, which provides homeless housing and advocacy service.  Lori has a heart to preserve and provide the community with safe affordable housing options.

Education & Certifications
Associates of Applied Science degree – Business – UW LaCrosse
MN Real Estate Broker
Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS)

 

Michelle Bonine, Director of Property Management

Michelle Bonine has a strong background in property management with over 30 years of experience managing multi-family, market rate and affordable housing communities.  As the company’s Director, she oversees Boisclair Corporation’s entire multi-family portfolio and works to develop focus, leadership and accountability within her staff through training and hands-on guidance.

Michelle has been a member of the Minnesota Multi Housing Association since 1995. In 2003, she was awarded MHA’s MADACS Award for Outstanding Multi-Site Manager. Michelle holds a CRM (Certified Resident Manager) designation thru MMHA. She is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Minnesota. The Director reports directly to the President of the Boisclair Corporation.

 

Abbie Hemmelgarn, Corporate Compliance Manager

Abbie Hemmelgarn is responsible for ensuring compliance with local and federal affordable housing programs. In addition to her Bachelor’s degree in Housing Studies from the University of Minnesota, she maintains a COM (Certified Occupancy Manager) designation thru MMHA and has 13 years of affordable housing compliance experience including programs such as LIHTC, Home Funds and Section 8.  Abbie was nominated for MHA’s MADACS award for Multisite Affordable Manager.  The Corporate Compliance Manager reports directly to the Director of Property Management.

 

Kari Gray, Corporate Property Management and Compliance Coordinator

Kari Gray has a diverse background in affordable housing.  Throughout her career, she has worked in various onsite roles from leasing agent to compliance technician to multi-site property manager.  She also has experience working with several different property management organizations across the US as an affordable housing consultant and compliance specialist.  She maintains a COS (Certified Occupancy Specialist) designation through NCHM and received her Tax Credit Certification through Janken Housing Solutions.  She has gained extensive knowledge with Section 8, Section 42, Rural Development and HOME housing programs which she uses to support the Director of Property Management.

 

Susan Juaire, Regional Manager

Susan Juaire has worked her entire career in property management, and maintains a COM (Certified Occupancy Manager) designation thru MMHA. With 20+ years of management experience in LIHTC, Section 8, and market rate properties, Susan is a leader with the knowledge and ability to work alongside the front-line managers and maintenance teams at her properties.  The Regional Manager reports directly to the Director of Property Management.

 

Gina Collier, Regional Manager

Gina Collier has 5+ years of experience in property management including LIHTC, Section 8 and traditional marketing management.  Previously she worked with Salvation Army housing programs and in the mental health and rehabilitation field.  She has received many certificates throughout her career – Certified Personal Care Attendant and CPR and First Aid Certification to mention a few.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.  The Regional Manager reports directly to the Director of Property Management.

 

Amy Peterson, Regional Manager

Amy Peterson comes to Boisclair after years of management in other industries.  She started her property management career in 2013. Positions held at Boisclair include leasing, assistant manager, property manager and now regional manager.  Her portfolio includes Section 42 and Luxury Market Rate.

 

Regional Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operation of the properties which includes tenant/landlord relations, lease administration and, leasing activities. Regional Managers are responsible for the ongoing maintenance and routine repair of buildings and systems. The Regional Manager is responsible for the supervision of caretakers, maintenance technicians, and office staff as well as the management of outside contractors.

 

Jeremy Enge-Frey, Development Associate

Jeremy Enge-Frey has 15+ years of professional property management experience and 10+ years of independent business consulting experience. He works directly with the President on new and existing development projects. Associate reports directly to the President of the Boisclair Corporation.