As the founder and principal of the Doran Companies, Kelly has been involved in the real estate development business for over thirty years. In the past thirty years Kelly has developed, constructed, leased and managed many projects that comprise millions of square feet of commercial real estate. He was selected as a member of the MSCA Hall of Fame. Kelly is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and also holds a MBA from the Carlson School of Business.
John Wodele is Vice President of Marketing for the Doran Companies. In that role he is in charge of all marketing, communications and media relations activities for Doran Companies related businesses and projects. John’s work history and community experience includes serving two terms as a Minneapolis Planning Commissioner; a director on the Federal Home Loan Bank Board of Des Moines; Key Advisor and Director of Communications for Governor Jesse Ventura; and 10 years as the principle of Wodele Creative — a marketing communications firm based in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
Teya Rydrych is General Manager of Mill & Main Luxury Apartments. Born and raised in Minneapolis, Teya has over 14 years of experience in real estate beginning in residential leasing in 1999 and then obtaining her real estate sales license in 2000. She has been instrumental in the marketing and leasing of 3 property lease-ups throughout her career and has also managed regional portfolios. In addition, Teya has worked with some of the largest property management firms in the state and also leased up Sydney Hall in 2009 with Doran Companies. The last 3 years she has been selling commercial and residential real estate as well as marketing for a health care clinic.
Dawn Kloeckner, Senior Director of Leasing, is responsible for managing the leasing activities of Mill & Main Apartments. A graduate of the University of North Dakota with a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration, Dawn has worked in residential real estate for over six years.
As Assistant General Manager of Mill & Main Luxury Apartments, Tina Don works with the General Manager to ensure Mill & Main’s daily operation and interior and exterior maintenance is performed to the highest standard. Tina’s career began in Portland, Oregon, where she studied at Portland Community College. Two years ago she re-located to the Twin Cities and most recently was an assistant property manager at Sydney Hall Residences, a Doran Companies student housing apartment project at the University of Minnesota.
Justin Swanson is an Assistant General Manager at Mill & Main. A native of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Justin studied hospitality and tourism management at Madison Area Technical College. Prior to joining Mill & Main Justin interned at Disney World and spent five years working as an apartment leasing agent in Chicago.
Jessie Sydnes, Director of Leasing, works with the marketing and leasing teams to coordinate leasing activities at Mill & Main. Upon graduating magna cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Jessie worked in creative design before going into the real estate field where she has spent the last nine years.
While pursuing his Bachelors of Design in Architecture and Sustainability Studies at the University of Minnesota, Pete has been a valuable employee at several Doran properties. Starting in 2010 as a Doran student housing resident advisor, Pete has since taken on maintenance work at two Doran shopping mall properties and currently is working as a leasing assistant at Mill & Main Luxury Apartments. Upon graduating in 2013 Pete recently also achieved the accreditation of LEED Green Associate.
As a member of our concierge team Matt Guilfoyle can be seen in the Mill & Main lobby in the late afternoon and evening hours greeting guests and accommodating questions and requests from residents. Matt began his career with Doran Residential working at Doran Companies student housing properties and is currently attending the University of Minnesota on his way to receiving a B.A. in Journalism.
As a member of the Mill & Main concierge team Sammie assists in management operations and provides customer service to residents on weekends. In addition to her role at Mill & Main Sammie is a resident advisor at Doran Companies’ 412 Lofts student housing property at the University of Minnesota where she is a student studying Kinesiology and pursuing a career in nursing.