At their October educational conference in San Diego the Institute of Real Estate Management named Marjean Pountain the Vice President of Region 9.  She will be responsible for acting as liason with the national IREM office for chapters in the states of Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin.


Pountain Published in October issue of JPM Magazine

The current issue of the international real estate publication JPM-Journal of Property Management contains an article written by Marjean Pountain in its Higher Ground column.  “The Struggle to Cut Costs Without Cutting Service; Can it be done?”

TheoPRO Group publishes The Weekly On-Line Compliance Advisor for its clients.  The March 7th issue contains an article written by Pountain.

I is for Interviewing

The University of Wisconsin-Stout has Property Management as one of its degree programs at the university.  There is an advisory committee established to work with the faculty and students to review curriculum and programs.  The committee is made up of experienced property management professionals who are committed to providing the resources and assistance to benefit the college program.  Marjean Pountain has been asked to join the committee and is honored to accept the assignment.  For more information on the degree program at UW-Stout, click here:

TheoPRO Alliance Partners (TAPS) has been formed to expand service capabilities to their affordable housing training and compliance customers by establishing relationships with Alliance Partners.  The First Alliance Partner selected by TheoPRO is Pountain Partners LLC.  Marjean Pountain is delighted with the opportunity to work more closely with Ruth Theobald, a long-time colleague and mentor, as well as the other talented associates of TheoPRO.  “When I established Pountain Partners, it was with the goal of having working relationships with other property management professionals to enhance the services that we can provide as a team to clients and customers with needs in the field of real estate management.” said Pountain.   Becoming an Alliance Partner with TheoPRO provides Marjean with the wonderful opportunity to achieve one of her goals.

See this link for more information about TheoPRO’s Alliance Partners (TAPS):

Marjean Pountain reports as follows: “My weekend experience at the IREM strategic planning retreat in Chicago was an invigorating experience; I’m still abuzz from all the brainstorming with the top real estate management professionals in the country. We accomplished much which the IREM management team will implement to benefit members this coming year. As chair of the national IREM Ethics Committee in 2011 I had the honor of being invited to participate in this awesome process.”

The Friends of the Broughton Sheboygan Marsh, Inc. held their annual meeting on January 13, 2011, electing officers and directors for the coming year.  Marjean Pountain was elected Secretary of the non-profit organization that works to promote use and appreciation of the Sheboygan Marsh Park, particularly the newly constructed observation tower which is the tallest wooden tower in the State of Wisconsin.  For more information see the attached article:

Marjean Pountain of Pountain Partners LLC was the featured speaker at the Plymouth, Wisconsin Rotary Club luncheon held today at the Mill Street Grill. Marjean gave an interesting report on how she went through the processes of starting her own consulting business, and described some of her more interesting projects to date. It was a lively discussion with the club members joining in to ask questions and pick Pountain’s brain on various real estate related matters. For more information on the Plymouth Rotary Club, see the following weblink:

Richard Hutsell, President of the newly formed Property Management Company, Premier Management, is pleased to announced that Marjean Pountain of Pountain Partners has joined the Executive Advisory Committee of Premier Management.   Says Hutsell:  “Our leadership team has reached out to leading industry experts to form an Executive Advisory Committee who collectively strategize on addressing the current and future real estate challenges that we all face.  We are pleased to have experienced support from experts like Marjean Pountain”.

See link for more information on Premier Management