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Meet Our Team

Team Members

Board Chair

  • Jon McMurtrie

    Board Chair

    Coming Soon!

Leadership Team

  • Ryan McMurtrie

    Chief Executive Officer

    Ryan was born and raised in Appleton, WI., and started learning the real estate business at an early age from his Dad, Arden’s founder. This exposure ...

  • Rich Braatz

    Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operations Officer

    Rich has specialized in finance and accounting for over 31 years. His multifaceted background includes time spent as a Financial Analyst, Corporate Co...

  • Jenna Schneider

    Vice President of Property Management

    Jenna has been supporting the multifamily industry since 2007 and relocated to Wisconsin from Minnesota to join the Arden team in 2022. Jenna has expe...

  • Mindy Brill

    Vice President of Marketing

    “Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life” – Steve Jobs is quoted saying this, and Mindy Brill lives it! With over 28 years of exper...

  • Jake Basten

    Vice President of Construction

    Jake is an experienced construction professional with a demonstrated history within the industry with strong program management. He has been leading A...

  • Suzanne Seegers

    Vice President of Tax

    Suzanne has specialized in public and tax accounting for over 26 years and holds a BA in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. She is...

  • Andrew Knuth

    Director of Human Resources

    Arden welcomed Andrew Knuth to the team in January 2024. He has specialized in HR leadership for over 16 years, supporting large teams and strong comp...

  • Tashayanna Mixson

    Regional Vice President, Madison & Northern Milwaukee Region

    Bringing over 22 years of multifamily experience, Tashayanna joined the Arden team in September 2023. Her background encompasses leadership in multifa...

  • Michele Madson

    Regional Vice President, North Central Region

    Born and raised in Wisconsin’s Fox Cities, Michele has been a dedicated leader with Arden for over 23 years. Michele holds an AS in Hospitality Manage...

  • Melissa Henderson

    Regional Vice President, South Milwaukee Region

    After 5 years of dedicated onsite leadership, Melissa joined our regional leadership team at Arden in November 2023. Melissa has been in the Wisconsin...

  • Mike Lager

    IT Services Manager

    Mike has over 10 years of experience in various IT Management roles. His consistent passion for IT and drive to solve problems has informed his career...