Meet The Crew

Our goal every day is to improve the lives of our clients, residents, and the community we serve. We strive to provide impeccable service to all.

Please meet the team of professionals who wake up every morning to make the world a better place by doing their jobs incredibly well.


Jeremy Aspen

Jeremy Aspen

President and Principal

Jeremy has a small obsession with aviation and tortilla chips. He likes Neil Diamond and fishing with his daughters. As a member of the Omaha Zoning Board of Appeals he is a good resource on local development. Jeremy wakes up every morning thinking about how to improve the lives of his clients, residents and employees.


Emerson Bostrom

Emerson Bostrom

Certified Property Manager and Principal

Emerson is better than you at Karaoke. He is our resident thespian and has played the sleazy salesman in the Music Man, and the Cat in the Hat. We try not to let his talent make us all feel mediocre in comparison, but at times it is difficult.


Gwenn Aspen

Gwenn Aspen

Principal

Gwenn is crazy about kids. Whether it is education, foster care or lead poisoning she is testifying at the legislature, on the committee or in the parade. At Wistar Group she makes sure that we answer the phones correctly, have the right training, and don’t say “your guys’s” in pleasant company.


Douglas Mertes

Douglas Mertes

Property Manager and Principal

Doug is our resident mountain man. He could survive in the wilderness for a year without anything but duct tape. We are grateful that Doug knows everything there is to know about marketing properties. He can explain what we do and how we do it in his sleep.


Richard Smith

Richard Smith

Real Estate Agent | Human Resources

Do not be fooled by the fact that he has the most common name ever. This guy is a Renaissance man with many unique talents including unmatched abilities in the culinary arts.  We lack all self control when confronted with food prepared by him.


Andrew Helling

Andrew Helling

Accountant Manager

Andrew is really good at helping investors reach their investment goals and helping tenants find a great place to live, the best part is that he enjoys it! He thinks his coworkers are second to none and every day at work is always very fun with his crazy socks. When Andrew is not wining and dining with his lovely wife, he enjoys using his pilot license to fly to new places. (Fun Fact: 3 of the Wistar members are licensed pilots).


Camila Alarcon

Camila Alarcon

Project Manager & Marketing Support

Camila’s Engineering Product Design background fuels her creativity and skills as master marketer.  She dreams of seeing snow someday, something not commonly seen where she lives. When Camila is not working, she is staying fit in the gym,  traveling, watching movies and having time with her family and friends.


Laura Dominguez

Laura Dominguez

Marketing Assistant

Laura: Daughter, wife and mother of three little girls. She keeps her days busy at work updating and advertising properties in several digital platforms. In her free time she loves to spend time with her family, she likes to cook and read.


Kathryn Kelly

Kathryn Kelly

Quality Assurance Manager | Front Office Manager

You can see Kathryn smiling every day when she comes to work. She is a strong single mother, she takes care of her twins and she is proud to do it by herself. She loves to spend her free time in the summer poolside with her daughters. She is also a very competitive person; she loves to work out at 5:20am everyday at her local CrossFit gym. She also likes to shop clothes and vintage necklaces. We don’t know how she has all this free time, but yes! she is in her 5th book of the Outlander Series.


Vicki Melvin

Vicki Melvin

Marketing Consultant

No cubicle for Vicki. She is a mover and a shaker. She thrives on meeting new people, which makes her perfect helping our residents find the best home for them. She has a soft spot for old hours and buildings, and she is a connoisseur for vintage shopping and wineries.


Elexa Robinson

Elexa Robinson

Marketing Consultant | Front Office Assistant

Elexa is the tiniest person you’ve ever seen but, probably one of the coolest. She is your modern day hippie with the exception that she showers. In her free time she enjoys eating a LOT, binge watching her favorite T.V. shows, and spending quality time with her loved ones. She is also a Gemini.


Ileana Magdaleno

Ileana Magdaleno

Underwriter

Ili, does the screening of each prospect very carefully, she loves to have approved prospects! In her free time she likes to read, do exercise and watch movies.


Bill Stowell

Bill Stowell

Commercial Real Estate Sales Agent

Bill is a truly wonderful guy with wealth of funny jokes and stories. He lives life to the fullest, and we are waiting for the day where he says something negative about someone.


Armando Morales

Armando Morales

Assistant Property Manager

Armando is our resident sci-fi guy. Because of Armando we now know that sci-fi slang is called “fanspeak.” He also is an avid reader of comic books. But we know the truth, good tacos hold his heart.


Paloma Valadez

Paloma Valadez

Assistant Property Manager

Getting to work and get to know the team is what Paloma likes. In her free time she loves doing DIYs.


Jocelin

Jocelin

Assistant Property Manager

Jocelin is very organized. Her drawers look like Japanese bento boxes. Jocelin is also a horticulturist in training. When she is at work Jocelin is solving problems, and making sure that our customer service is spick and span.


Veronica Lopez

Veronica Lopez

Assistant Property Manager

“There is no room to be bored at this job. I love it!” In her free time she likes to play video games, read books and play the guitar.


Kriz Mortera

Kriz Mortera

Customer Solutions Agent | Leasing Coordinator

When you call Wistar, you probably talk to Kriz. She is great at solving tenants issues and assisting the team when help is needed. In her free time she likes to go to the gym, read, dance, travel and sleep.


George Medina

George Medina

Customer Solutions Agent

George likes to keep work calm and under control. In his free time he likes to draw, travel and spend time with his family.


Carlos Rodriguez

Carlos Rodriguez

Customer Solutions Agent

He strives for each customer to be completely happy and satisfied with the help we offer, he thinks that is the proof of doing the right work. He loves talking to people and listen to their concerns, he is willing to see others perspectives because he thinks is the best way of learning new things. Carlos also loves Music,  he is a singer, he plays several instruments like the drums. In his free time he likes to travel “wonderful way to experience new things and learn a lot of new stuff”


Steve Cymbalista

Steve Cymbalista

Maintenance Supervisor

Steves proud to be Polish although he can’t speak the language. He eats, sleeps and breathe anything HVAC, He’s been in the HVAC and building maintenance fields over 30 years. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his grandson and being a hair model.


Jake Rinehart

Jake Rinehart

Maintenance Technician

Jake not only can fix whatever is broken in your home, but he can also fix whatever is broken on your car. He is partial to the Dodge models like the Charger and the Challenger, but if you have an old GTO or something he would still help you fix it because he is just that nice of a guy.


Gregory Lyons

Gregory Lyons

Maintenance Technician

Gregory likes helping people. In his free time you will see him working out, hunting or chilling out with vinyl records.


Ken Stokes

Ken Stokes

Maintenance Technician

If you ever need someone to fix things, Ken is the right guy! In his free time he likes to play with his kids.


Shane Schumacher

Shane Schumacher

Maintenance Technician

“My favorite part of my job is the ability to be a part of a team that works hard each day to provide the best housing we can for our tenants”. Shane is an avid fisherman and father of two. His favorite way to spend free time is fishing and camping with his family.


Dan Dees

Dan Dees

Maintenance Technician

Dan is part of the Wistar Maintenance team. In his free time he likes to play golf, softball and he also likes to go swimming.


John Gunia

John Gunia

Maintenance Technician

John is the new member of Wistar Group. He has been married for 29 years, has 4 daughters and a son. In his free time he likes to coach his 7 grandchildren in baseball and Football. Another one of his passions is to build and ride motorcycles. If you ever see John, ask him to show you photos!


John Kudlacz

John Kudlacz

Maintenance Technician

John likes the team work and enjoys every opportunity he can to give his favorite coworkers, Wilfred a hard time; he enjoys working together with the customer and staff to complete his job. In his free time he loves spending time with his family.


Wilfred Cobb

Wilfred Cobb

Maintenance Technician

When you run into Wilfred you’ll have this feeling that your day is better. Pretty sure his hobby is working hard to make your day better…seriously. His primary job on this planet is spreading happiness. We are grateful that he spreads it on our team and residents every day.


Jeff Leisure

Jeff Leisure

Maintenance Technician

Jeff leisure likes to learn new things every day and loves leisure, in his free time he likes to go fishing, boating, hang out with his family, work on projects around the house and ok yes, he likes the casino too.


Phil Wredt

Phil Wredt

Maintenance Technician

If you have a fire that needs to put out, phil is your man! He is a retired volunteer firefighter and his undertaking classes to learn the art of fire investigation. He is a skilled electrician by trade and likes to work around his house and he participates in shooting competitions.


Ed

Ed

Maintenance Technician

Ed Bass is either putting up drywall like a boss or hanging out with his grand kids. You should see the epic Lego castles Ed has constructed, and the word on the playground is he gives trophy worthy underdogs that make all the kids in the neighborhood wish he were their grandfather. We’re lucky to have Ed on the team, and just for the record he can do much more than just dry wall. This guy could do just about any home project in his sleep!


Trigve

Trigve

Maintenance Technician

Trig is going to hunt a deer, make us venison and cook us deer spaghetti. He is our resident hunter. We always eat well when Trig is around. But when he is not hunting, he is working hard making sure your place looks fabulous.


Fernando

Fernando

Maintenance Technician

Fernando is our go to guy on philosophy. He is a voracious reader who is interested in books that pontificate on the purpose of life. But don’t let the seriousness of his hobby fool you, this guy is mister positive and fun to be around. Call him and ask him how he is and he will say “joyous.” Who wouldn’t want to work with a guy like this? We are grateful for his service to the company.


Joe Manganaro

Joe Manganaro

Maintenance Technician

Don’t play poker with Joe he’ll clean your clock as all the guys will tell you from his Thursday night poker club. Not only will he clean your clock, but he will clean your house too. Joe makes sure all our properties pass the white glove test.


Ana Bautista

Ana Bautista

Service Coordinator

Ana is an serious outdoors woman. She is either catching the biggest fish, making the biggest fire or hiking to the top of the mountain so fast that she has time to read the paper before you catch up to her.  Not only does she excel in the outdoors but she excels at customer service as well. We are glad she is on the team!


Mike Ponce

Mike Ponce

Customer Solutions Agent

Mike has a long history of helping people on the phone and has a flare for quality customer service. We’re really love having him to work with and you will find he’s quick to resolve any issue you might have. And hopefully this new Star Wars movie will increase the value of his action figures collection 😉


Priscila Lopez

Priscila Lopez

Customer Solutions Agent

When Priscila isn’t working hard making customers happy she is curled up with a good book, or dancing with her friends. Her dance moves are second to none and we cannot wait to go to the club with her. We are thrilled to have her on the team.


Alex

Alex

Client Advocate | Accounts Receivable

Alex doesn’t have a cell phone and isn’t into being on the internet. We’ll just leave it at the fact that we have a great employee named Alex, and his job is to analyzes the maintenance receipts for property investors and makes sure we are not over charging anyone. He is super good at it, and we are grateful for him even if he won’t be on our website.


Janette

Janette

Cleaning Professional

Janette is the only one in the office who can keep plants alive. Her green thumb results in a salsa that she cans in the fall. It is so amazing that we have thought of ways to steal it. Janette’s lovely personality brings a lot to the team.