As with other companies, we have adopted a hybrid work model, with a combination of in-office and remote work schedules. Our team is working on your behalf, and is happy to help via phone, email, electronic meeting, or by advanced appointment in our office to ensure the appropriate team member is available to assist you. Should you need assistance, please see the Our Team page for our team’s direct extensions and emails. For after-hours assistance, or to reach our receptionist during business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday) please call (360) 254-5700.
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Executive Team


Chris Barber » President – Broker, CMCA, AMS, CCM, CPM©, ARM

Chris BarberChris first started working for the firm in 1994 as an independent painting contractor while also attending Washington State University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Science and in 1999 decided to come indoors and joined the management team to become a Portfolio Community Manager.

Chris transitioned into the head of the Community Management Department and over the next 10 years managed a diverse portfolio of Condominium and HOA communities while also managing the Community Management Portfolio’s overall growth to over 60 communities in Washington and Oregon.

Chris took over the daily operations of the entire firm in 2008 which allowed his father Steve to step back and pursue more specific career interests. Chris has served as an expert witness in several legal proceedings including a multi-million dollar condominium construction defect case and multiple tenant-landlord cases. Continuing the firm’s strong belief in education Chris sat on the OWCAM Board of Directors for several years.

Professional Designations
Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA)
Association Management Specialist (AMS)
Certified Community Manager (CCM)
Certified Property Manager (CPM©)
Accredited Resident Manager (ARM)
Licensed Washington Real Estate Broker
Licensed Oregon Real Estate Broker
REALTOR®

Email
(360) 567-4344
(503) 445-2173

Rebecca Blaisdell  » Chief Operating Officer, Business Development, Broker, CMCA

Rebecca Blaisdell

Rebecca has been working in the Real Estate industry for well over 25 years, and serves as IWM’s Chief Operating Officer. Rebecca works with the Single Family Rental Division, the Multi-Family Division and the HOA Division, as well as handling Real Estate Sales. She has served as President of the Clark County Association of Realtors Foundation (CCARF); Director, CCAR Board of Directors, and is a graduate of Leadership Clark County. Rebecca has volunteered with the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, (GVCC) and co-chaired the GVCC Ambassador program. She has served as a member of the Fort Vancouver Regional Library (FVRL) District Board of Directors, and as Vice-Chair of the FVRL Foundation. Rebecca is a past President of Vancouver Metro Sunset Rotary, and as a Board member of Oregon Washington Community Association Managers. Rebecca loves this industry and helping clients make the most of their real estate investment.    

Professional Designations
Licensed Washington Real Estate Broker
Certified Community Manager (CCM)
REALTOR®

Email
(360) 836-8744
(503) 543-2460

Property Management Team


Mary Andersen » Director of Residential Management, CPM

Mary Andersen

Mary Andersen manages the Rental division of Invest West Management. She has a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Finance from Washington State University with a Minor in Management. She also obtained an AA Accounting degree from Clark College. Mary has been with IWM since 2006. Mary started up front as a receptionist, worked as a rental assistant, and is now responsible for residential accounting and overseeing the rental department.

Professional Designations
Licensed Washington Real Estate Broker
Certified Property Manager (CPM)
REALTOR®

Email
(360) 567-4366

TC Davis  » Broker/New Business Development Manager, CRS, SRES

TC Davis

TC has been a licensed Realtor for 15 years, and is an entrepreneur with an extensive background in real estate investment. She loves helping landlords make the most of their real estate investment, maximizing profit to best meet their needs. In her time off, TC enjoys travel, country music, and living an intentional life.

Professional Designations
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
REALTOR®

Email
Cell: (360) 904-8352
Office: (360) 210-9465

Bridget Kanekoa  » Residential Property Manager/Business Development

Bridget KanekoaBridget has 20 years’ experience in customer service and sales and has been in Real Estate for the past 14 years. She finds working with rental property investment owners challenging and rewarding and enjoys working with owners to reach their property investment goals.

Professional Designations
Licensed Washington Real Estate Managing Broker
Washington State Notary Public
REALTOR®

Email
(360) 836-8745

Shannon Kessler  » Accountant

Shannon KesslerShannon has been working in accounting for 25+ years. She received her AA Accounting degree from Bellevue College and works in the Rental Accounting department.

In her spare time, she loves to build memories with her family, be her very active kids #1 sports fan and travel the world to learn new cultures and see new landscape.

Email
(360) 254-5700

Sunday Kraushaar  » Assistant Property Manager

SundaySunday has been working in the Real Estate industry in the Portland/Vancouver area for well over 20 years and has been with IWM since March of 2010. Sunday studied Psychology at WSU and received her certificate in Woman Studies from Portland State University. Sunday has supported many departments within IWM since she began her employment and currently is the assistant to the multi-family rental department and 2 portfolio managers. Sunday has strong organizational skills, excellent customer service qualities, and always goes out of her way to assist our clients and customers.

Professional Designations
Licensed Washington Real Estate Broker
Licensed Oregon Real Estate Broker
REALTOR®

Email
(360) 254-9482

Michelle Lampert  » Residential Property Manager

MichelleMichelle has over 15 years’ experience in customer service and has been working in property management for over 7 years. Michelle helps to assist with the single family department alongside David Cramer and Bridgett Kanekoa. She has always gone out of her way to assist others, stepped up when needed, is very detail oriented, and a valued asset to the single family department.

Michelle truly enjoys this industry and is looking forward to furthering her education to be a property manager someday.

Professional Designations
Licensed Washington Real Estate Broker
Washington State Notary Public
REALTOR®

Email
(360) 836-8748

Sheila McLaughlin  » Residential Property Manager

Sheila McLaughlinSheila is an accomplished and highly motivated professional with over 20 years of experience in business management and customer relations. With a strong foundation of 11 years in real estate, property management, and maintenance, Sheila’s expertise lies in client needs assessments, customer relations, and unwavering reliability. Sheila has been a licensed real estate agent since 2008.

Email
(564) 653-2620

Tracy Norris  » Multi-Family Property Manager

Tracy Norris

Tracy is currently the head of the Multi Family Department at Invest West Management. Since starting in 2000 Tracy has gained knowledge of all aspects of property management services including HOA management, single family/multi-family management, as well as commercial management.

In her current role she is in charge of management and operations of all multi-family complexes from Longview WA to Eugene Or. Tracy is in charge of hiring, training, and overseeing on-site staff and working with owners to make the properties function at their highest potential.

Tracy has worked with owners/properties from brand new construction and full lease up of large communities to rehabbing and upgrading older building/complexes needing a new face lift. Tracy’s expertise allows her to maintain the properties at its highest service level while still controlling costs to allow the properties to maintain a positive cash flow.

Professional Designations
Accredited Residential Manager (ARM)
Licensed Washington Real Estate Broker
REALTOR®

Email
(360) 567-4348

Marie Rivera  » Assistant Property Manager

Marie RiveraMarie is an experienced Property Management Assistant. Her skills in customer service ensure that both owners and residents receive the best possible rental experience. Her free time is spent with her children, and she enjoys outdoor activities.


Kerri Spears  » Assistant Property Manager

Kerri SpearsKerri has several years of residential property management experience, with both leasing and site management among her credentials. She enjoys working with our Residents and supporting our rental communities all around the PWN. In her spare time Kerri enjoys being at home with her family.


Maintenance Team


IWM Maintenance Team

IWM Maintenance Team IWM’s Maintenance Team has over 150 years of experience in the maintenance field, handling everything from routine turnover maintenance, painting, vinyl plank flooring, tub surrounds, tile, door and window replacements, deck repairs, and more. We offer proactive maintenance programs to efficiently maintain your home in a cost-effective manner.


Steve Parrish  » Director of Maintenance

Steve Parrish Steve has over 25 years of residential and commercial property experience including acquisitions, development, management, marketing, sales, new construction, remodels, and general maintenance. He is also an investor owner and understands and appreciates the needs of our clients. Additionally, Steve has extensive experience in the nonprofit sector focusing on start-ups, leadership development, and team building. Steve enjoys spending time with his family, and appreciating all of the outdoor activities that make the Pacific Northwest so special.

Email
(360) 567-4360

Support Team


Alicia McGuire » Corporate Accounting

AliciaAlicia has rejoined us and will be working as our Corporate Accountant. Alicia has over 10 years of experience working in the property management/accounting field. When she is not working, you will find Alicia camping, motorcycle riding, and being out on the water. She enjoys time spent with her husband, two daughters and granddaughter.

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Kait Shumaker » HR, Recruitment, and Culture Manager

Kait ShumakerKait comes to Invest West as the HR, Recruitment, and Culture Manager with 14 years of Recruiting and HR experience, in the Grocery Retail Industry and Manufacturing Industry.

She has a drive for serving and helping others in the workplace and out. She was born and raised in Northern California and relocated to PNW in 2008. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband. Together they love to hike, travel and enjoy weekly family game nights.

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Megan Francis » Training & Auditing Manager

Megan FrancisMegan Francis brings over 7 years of extensive experience in property management and training to IWM. Her career commenced in the leasing sector of property management, where she honed her expertise and cultivated a deep understanding of the industry landscape. Outside of the office Megan enjoys outdoor adventures and spending time with her family and children. She loves activities like gardening and reading.


Leslie Parrish » Office & Marketing Manager

Leslie ParrishLeslie, our Office & Marketing Manager, thrives on her passion for administration and dedication to serving others. Her extensive background in administration, leadership, communications, and studio production has fostered her commitment to excellence and in her ability to adapt, making her an invaluable asset to our team. Combining her creative talents with her love for structured efficiency, she excels in streamlining office operations, as well as crafting marketing strategies that help highlight our community here at Invest West Management. Outside of work Leslie's interests include photography, 90's action movies, and spending time with her dog.



Our Founder


Steve Barber » Broker, Founder

Steve Barber

Founder of Invest West Management, LLC formed in 1979. Steve earned a BS Degree from Oregon State University. He has an extensive background in the real estate management industry, holding a professional CPM® designation. Steve has served on numerous trade association committees and directorships. He has been an active member of IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management), participating on both the local Chapter #29 level as past president and on the national level as Regional Vice President for Region 12. Steve has spent over 20 years promoting the IREM ethics classes and serving in all capacities on the IREM national ethics and discipline committees and boards.

Steve, an avid sailor, has also written several articles for the Journal of Property Management (JPM), has taught real estate investment classes in the local community at Clark College, and has spoken at several other community events.

A recent accomplishment was being a nationally published author in the real estate industry by completing an extensive book on association management, called Community Associations, A Guide to Successful Management. Steve co-authored this book with Vickie Gaskill, CPM®.

Professional Designations
Certified Property Manager (CPM®)
Licensed Real Estate Broker - Oregon and Washington
REALTOR®

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