Our Team

Leadership Team

Experienced. Diversified. Committed.

Possessing a combined 150 years of experience, our leadership team is extremely knowledgeable within our industry, but importantly brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise from leading companies and industries worldwide.

Eric Newton

Eric Newton

President & CEO

Eric Newton is a seventh generation native of the Clemson area. Eric graduated from Clemson University in 1998 with a Finance degree (Real Estate concentration) and from Southern Wesleyan University in 2015 with an MBA degree. Eric’s passions are his family and real estate. Eric has spent the last 25 years of his life becoming an expert in all aspects of the real estate profession, but his primary focus is on single family residential, commercial, and income-producing properties.

Eric Newton

Eric Newton

President & CEO
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CFO Jason Cranford

Jason Cranford

Chief Financial Officer

Jason joined Tiger Properties in January of 2018. He relocated to Clemson from London, UK where he served as Tax Manager in the U.S. tax group of Ernst & Young LLP. Jason also has 17 years of experience in the private sector where he worked for several private equity funds specializing in global real estate and infrastructure assets. Most notably, Jason spent 12 years with Morgan Stanley in New York, Amsterdam, London, and Chicago as Vice President overseeing tax compliance for the domestic and international real estate funds. Jason holds a B.S. in Accounting from Clemson University and a Master of Taxation from the University of South Carolina.

CFO Jason Cranford

Jason Cranford

Chief Financial Officer
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Ryan Kurek - Chief Revenue Officer

Ryan Kurek

Chief Revenue Officer

Ryan leads growth and new business initiatives across ENE Group as Chief Revenue Officer. Having 25 years across holistic business, development and growth, marketing, sales, and partnerships, Ryan possesses unique skills that drive innovative solutions, general revenue channels, and scale up / growth projects. Ryan led key projects across 20-plus industries, both employed by global publicly traded companies and through consulting and managing clients from his own agency for over 12 years. Ryan holds a B.S. in Business Marketing from Clemson University and an Executive Education Certificate from Harvard Business School.

Ryan Kurek - Chief Revenue Officer

Ryan Kurek

Chief Revenue Officer
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Matt Schell - General Counsel

Matt Schell

Chief Legal Counsel

Matt is originally from Covington, GA. He attended Clemson University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing. While at Clemson, Matt played football and was a 3-year letterwinner for the Clemson Tigers football team. After graduating from Clemson, he obtained his Juris Doctor from Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. Matt later earned a Master of Divinity degree and Doctor of Ministry degree in Faith, Work, and Economics from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY. Matt and his family love the Clemson Tigers, fall Saturdays in Death Valley, and living in Clemson, SC. He is an active member of the South Carolina Bar and serves as General Counsel for ENE Group.

Matt Schell - General Counsel

Matt Schell

Chief Legal Counsel
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Julie Hudson - Business Development

Julie Hudson

Business Development Manager

Julie was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Clemson, SC in 2020. She graduated from Washington State University with a BA in Recreation and Leisure Studies and has worked for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Marriott International with over 13 years in the hospitality industry as Sales/Account Management. Prior to moving to Clemson, Julie worked for Marriott International as Director of Sales. Julie is married and has 2 daughters. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and walking her dogs. Julie is an avid sports fan and spends her time cheering on the Tigers!

Julie Hudson - Business Development

Julie Hudson

Business Development Manager
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Cole Oraham - Property Management Operations Director

Cole Oraham

Director of Property Management Operations

Cole has been in real estate since January of 2013. He started out in property management where he learned the ins and outs of investment real estate. In 2015 he obtained his Real Estate Sales license in the state of South Carolina. His goal is to educate the public and help his clients achieve their real estate related goals. He realized that the next step in doing this would be to earn his broker‘s license in the state of South Carolina. After completing classes at the Wyatt Institute of Real Estate he obtained his Broker’s License in 2019. He is a member of the Western Upstate Association of Realtors and the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors. Through both associations, he is able to network with colleagues and stay up-to-date with anything going on in the community. His passions include real estate and Clemson athletics. When he isn’t helping people buy or sell real estate he can be found cheering on the Tigers.

Cole Oraham - Property Management Operations Director

Cole Oraham

Director of Property Management Operations
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Rayn Wittrock - Junior Chief of Staff

Rayn Wittrock

Junior Chief of Staff

Rayn Wittrock is originally from Fort Myers, Florida. He moved to the Seneca/Clemson area in 2007. Rayn graduated from Seneca High School in 2018, and he went on to play college soccer at Spartanburg Methodist College where he earned an Associates Degree in Business. Rayn graduated from Clemson University in December 2022 with a BS in Financial Management with an emphasis in Banking and Investing and a minor in Accounting. Rayn Joined ENE Group in May of 2022. When he is not working with the team, you can find him practicing mixed martial arts, playing soccer, and spending time with family.

Rayn Wittrock - Junior Chief of Staff

Rayn Wittrock

Junior Chief of Staff
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Development Team

Craftsmanship. Distinctive. Steadfast.

Expect a different level of expertise working with our Development team. Our experts are detailed and driven.

Eric Newton

Eric Newton

President & CEO

Eric Newton is a seventh generation native of the Clemson area. Eric graduated from Clemson University in 1998 with a Finance degree (Real Estate concentration) and from Southern Wesleyan University in 2015 with an MBA degree. Eric’s passions are his family and real estate. Eric has spent the last 25 years of his life becoming an expert in all aspects of the real estate profession, but his primary focus is on single-family residential, commercial, and income-producing properties.

Eric Newton

Eric Newton

President & CEO
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Rayn Wittrock - Junior Chief of Staff

Rayn Wittrock

Junior Chief of Staff

Rayn Wittrock is originally from Fort Myers, Florida. He moved to the Seneca/Clemson area in 2007. Rayn graduated from Seneca High School in 2018, and he went on to play college soccer at Spartanburg Methodist College where he earned an Associates Degree in Business. Rayn graduated from Clemson University in December 2022 with a BS in Financial Management with an emphasis in Banking and Investing and a minor in Accounting. Rayn Joined ENE Group in May of 2022. When he is not working with the team, you can find him practicing mixed martial arts, playing soccer, and spending time with family.

Rayn Wittrock - Junior Chief of Staff

Rayn Wittrock

Junior Chief of Staff
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Construction Team

Craftsmanship. Distinctive. Steadfast.

Expect a different level of expertise working with our Construction team. Our experts are detailed and driven. Our proven 10-step process ensures all parties are in sync so your home is built strong, on time, and beautiful.

Eric Newton

Eric Newton

Builder/Developer

Eric Newton is a seventh generation native of the Clemson area. Eric graduated from Clemson University in 1998 with a Finance degree (Real Estate concentration) and from Southern Wesleyan University in 2015 with an MBA degree. Eric’s passions are his family and real estate. Eric has spent the last 25 years of his life becoming an expert in all aspects of the real estate profession, but his primary focus is on single-family residential, commercial, and income-producing properties.

Eric Newton

Eric Newton

Builder/Developer
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Jessica Newton - Special Projects Coordinator/Interior Designer

Jessica Newton

Special Projects Coordinator/Interior Designer/Scheduler

Jessica Newton joined Tiger Properties with over 10 years of management experience, much of it serving in the administration of Oconee Hospital. She has her BS in Nursing from Clemson University and her MBA from Southern Wesleyan University. Jessica is IDDP certified (International Design and Decorating Professional) and she now works closely with Tiger Properties’ Maintenance and Construction division, as well as creating beautiful interior spaces both for the company and clients. Jessica currently resides in Clemson, SC with her husband and 4 daughters and enjoys gardening and outdoor activities.

Jessica Newton - Special Projects Coordinator/Interior Designer

Jessica Newton

Special Projects Coordinator/Interior Designer/Scheduler
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Julie Hudson - Business Development

Julie Hudson

Business Development Manager

Julie was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Clemson, SC in 2020. She graduated from Washington State University with a BA in Recreation and Leisure Studies and has worked for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Marriott International with over 13 years in the hospitality industry as Sales/Account Management. Prior to moving to Clemson, Julie worked for Marriott International as Director of Sales. Julie is married and has 2 daughters. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and walking her dogs. Julie is an avid sports fan and spends her time cheering on the Tigers!

Julie Hudson - Business Development

Julie Hudson

Business Development Manager
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Mark Corns - Construction Superintendent

Mark Corns

Construction Superintendent

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Mark Corns - Construction Superintendent

Mark Corns

Construction Superintendent
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Chris Mastandrea - Assistant Construction Superintendent

Chris Mastandrea

Assistant Construction Superintendent

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Chris Mastandrea - Assistant Construction Superintendent

Chris Mastandrea

Assistant Construction Superintendent
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Denise Reynolds - Construction Accounting

Denise Reynolds

Construction Accounting

Denise is a native of Upstate South Carolina and graduated from Seneca High School. She currently resides in Central, SC with her husband, 4 dogs, and one cat. She joined Focus Construction in July 2017. As a bookkeeper for Construction & Maintenance, she is responsible for invoicing and collecting payments. In her free time, she loves making jewelry, camping, fishing, and working with animal rescues.

Denise Reynolds - Construction Accounting

Denise Reynolds

Construction Accounting
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Anna Harrison - Financial Accounting Analyst

Anna Harrison

Financial Accounting Analyst

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Anna Harrison - Financial Accounting Analyst

Anna Harrison

Financial Accounting Analyst
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Keith Madden - Purchaser/Estimator

Keith Madden

Purchaser/Estimator

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Keith Madden - Purchaser/Estimator

Keith Madden

Purchaser/Estimator
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Jonathan Harrell - Technician

Jonathan Harrell

Technician

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Jonathan Harrell - Technician

Jonathan Harrell

Technician
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Harvey Henderson - Technician

Harvey Henderson

Technician

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Harvey Henderson - Technician

Harvey Henderson

Technician
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Anthony Rivera - Technician

Anthony Rivera

Technician

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Anthony Rivera - Technician

Anthony Rivera

Technician
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Dwain Vanadore - Technician

Dwain Vanadore

Technician

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Dwain Vanadore - Technician

Dwain Vanadore

Technician
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Oliver - Resident Mascot (Rescue)

Oliver

Resident Mascot (Rescue)

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Oliver - Resident Mascot (Rescue)

Oliver

Resident Mascot (Rescue)
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Property Management Team

Communication. Execution. Excellence.

When it comes to delivering results, our management team is second-to-none. Seasoned professionals who continuously improve their craft, their commitment and support for one another, consistently achieve ENE Group’s overarching goals.

Katherine Anderson

Regional Property Manager

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Katherine Anderson

Regional Property Manager
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Laura Perry - Marketing Coordinator

Laura Perry

Community Manager

Laura is from Piedmont, SC. She graduated from Clemson University in 2022 with a Bachelor’s in Graphic Communications and a double minor in Psychology and Brand Communications. She has been a part of the team since 2021. After graduation, she accepted the role as marketing coordinator and loves learning something new every day! Laura enjoys hanging out with friends or watching a good show with her two cats, Lanie and Frankie.

Laura Perry - Marketing Coordinator

Laura Perry

Community Manager
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Shana Robinson

Property Manager

Shana's passion for real estate/property management was ignited when she sold her own home in 2018. She started out as a part-time showings agent. With her exceptional skills in service and her ability to balance multiple roles at once, she worked her way up to the title of property manager and downtown office manager. Her attention to detail makes her a valuable asset to anyone looking for a rental. Prior to working at Tiger Properties Shana worked as a hospitality manager for Marriott International Inc. Shana understands that renting can be a stressful process, that's why she will be there to make sure you have the best experience possible. Shana enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids exploring nature by way of ORV trails, frequent visits to the Outer Banks, and cheering on her kids at various activities.

Shana Robinson

Property Manager
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Andrew Williams - Property Manager

Andrew Williams

Property Manager

Andrew was born and raised in Seneca, SC. He currently lives on a farm where he spends most of his free time taking care of his many animals. He is very interested in the world of real estate investing and property management and works toward being a small business owner. Andrew enjoys active hobbies like hiking, fishing, and woodworking.

Andrew Williams - Property Manager

Andrew Williams

Property Manager
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Kylee Vaughn

Leasing Consultant

Kylee is from South Florida but moved to the Upstate in 2012. She attended the University of South Carolina Upstate, where she received her Bachelor’s in Communication focusing on Public Relations. Kylee has been with Tiger Properties since October 2022 and is responsible for assisting prospective tenants throughout the leasing process with any questions or concerns they may have. In her free time, Kylee enjoys hiking with her dog, making sushi, and spending time with family and friends!

Kylee Vaughn

Leasing Consultant
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Macy Moran - Community Assistant

Macy Moran

Community Assistant

Macy is from Blythewood, South Carolina. She is a junior at Clemson University pursuing a Bachelor’s in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management with an emphasis in Event Tourism Management. She is also new to the team and you can find her in the downtown office. In her free time, Macy likes to spend her time in the gym, going out with friends, or doing anything outside!

Macy Moran - Community Assistant

Macy Moran

Community Assistant
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Ella Berkle

Community Assistant

Ella is from Richmond, VA. She is a sophomore at Clemson University, studying Operations Management, with a minor in Public Policy. She has been with Tiger Properties since September 2023, and works on our Cambridge Creek team. In her free time, Ella enjoys being on the lake, spending time with family and friends, and traveling!

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Ella Berkle

Community Assistant
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Hudson Miller - Community Assistant

Hudson Miller

Community Assistant

Hudson Miller grew up in the upstate, and graduated from Daniel High School in 2023 and is attending TCTC and hopes to own real estate someday. He has been with Tiger Properties since July 2023. He is currently trying to get his real estate license. When not working he can be found with friends and enjoys working out.

Hudson Miller - Community Assistant

Hudson Miller

Community Assistant
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Ella Newton - Marketing Intern

Ella Newton

Marketing Intern

Ella Newton is a Freshman Sociology Major at Clemson University from Clemson, South Carolina. She is new to the team. When she is isn't working, you can find Ella in the gym or hanging out with her friends.

Ella Newton - Marketing Intern

Ella Newton

Marketing Intern
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Peyton Williams - Community Assistant

Peyton Williams

Community Assistant

Peyton is a senior business management student at Clemson University. He was born and raised in Rock Hill, SC and loves his town. He is very passionate about real-estate and strives to learn more every day. In his free time, Peyton enjoys hanging out with friends, golfing, and going to the gym!

Peyton Williams - Community Assistant

Peyton Williams

Community Assistant
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Emmanuel Barrientos - Accounting Intern

Emmanuel Barrios

Property Management Accountant

Emmanuel Barrientos was born in Dallas, Texas, but grew up in Spartanburg, SC. He is a student at Clemson majoring in Financial Management with an emphasis in Real Estate and a minor in accounting. Emmanuel joined Tiger Properties in late September of 2022 as a community assistant at The Villages at Town Creek. He now works with the accounting team! He discovered the BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast and developed a passion for Real estate specifically for single and multi-family properties. Emmanuel is family-oriented, so when he is not working, in class, or doing homework, he is with family or at the gym with friends.

Emmanuel Barrientos - Accounting Intern

Emmanuel Barrios

Property Management Accountant
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Riley McClanahen

Community Assistant

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Riley McClanahen

Community Assistant
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Mikayla Cook - Marketing Intern

Mikayla Cook

Marketing Intern

Mikayla is a Senior Graphic Communications major who was born and raised in San Francisco, CA. She learned her passion for marketing through the Graphic Communications program at Clemson University, and has since joined Tiger Properties as an intern in January 2024. Mikayla spends her free time cooking, traveling, going on walks, and loves to have quality time with friends and family.

Mikayla Cook - Marketing Intern

Mikayla Cook

Marketing Intern
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Brandon Jaimes - Multimedia Specialist

Brandon Jaimes

Multimedia Specialist

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Brandon Jaimes - Multimedia Specialist

Brandon Jaimes

Multimedia Specialist
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Tanner Overbay

Community Assistant

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Tanner Overbay

Community Assistant
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Gracie Mimms

Community Assistant

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Gracie Mimms

Community Assistant
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Kennedy Wofford

Community Assistant

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Kennedy Wofford

Community Assistant
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Sydney Mason

Community Assistant

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Sydney Mason

Community Assistant
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Adam Fennell

Community Assistant

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Adam Fennell

Community Assistant
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Caroline Payne

Community Assistant

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Caroline Payne

Community Assistant
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Isabella Cubides

Community Assistant

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Isabella Cubides

Community Assistant
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Hayden Sauls

Community Assistant

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Hayden Sauls

Community Assistant
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Sales Team

Experienced. Diversified. Committed.

Expect a different level of expertise working with our Sales team. Our experts are detailed and driven.

Eric Newton

Eric Newton

President/CEO

Eric Newton is a seventh generation native of the Clemson area. Eric graduated from Clemson University in 1998 with a Finance degree (Real Estate concentration) and from Southern Wesleyan University in 2015 with an MBA degree. Eric’s passions are his family and real estate. Eric has spent the last 25 years of his life becoming an expert in all aspects of the real estate profession, but his primary focus is on single-family residential, commercial, and income-producing properties.

Eric Newton

Eric Newton

President/CEO
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Jessica Williams - Associate Broker

Jessica Williams

Broker Associate/Realtor®

Jessica began her real estate venture in 2004 focusing on the Greater Greenville market & then expanded into the Greater Clemson area in 2013. She achieved her SC Brokers license in 2020 and has been actively involved in many areas of the business, aiding in providing well-rounded knowledge of the industry, including: investment real estate, local lake property, first-time home buyers, new construction, property management, & resale. With experience across the Upstate, she serves her clients well & appreciates the compliment of referrals & return clients. Jessica was born & raised in the Upstate, she is a Clemson graduate & advocate! Go Tigers! Jessica can be reached directly at 864.360.1205 or Jessica@ericnewton.com.

Jessica Williams - Associate Broker

Jessica Williams

Broker Associate/Realtor®
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