Rocktown’s Property Management Team
Julie Hamann » Owner/Principal Broker/Realtor
Julie Hamann is a native of the Shenandoah Valley and received a business degree from Radford University. She is a local property owner of single family homes and student rentals. She is also a Realtor in the Commonwealth of Virginia and prior to a profession in Real Estate she was the owner of a relocation company in the Richmond, Virginia area. Julie is married with four children and currently resides in Dayton.
Bernard Hamann » Owner and Realtor
Bernard Hamann was born in the Netherlands, and raised in Switzerland, Spain, and Colombia. After receiving a BS in Geology from Radford University he opted for a corporate career in International Sales & Marketing - living and working in England, Mexico, Brazil, and the US. Most recently, he has served as the Global Retail Sales Director with Rosetta Stone. Bernard resides in Dayton with his wife and four children. Owning and managing rental properties since 1997, Bernard understands the complexities of property ownership, and the need to provide quality products and services to both landlord and tenant.
Donna McCormick » Owner/CPA/Licensed Sales Person in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Donna McCormick was born and raised in Dayton, Virginia a small town south of Harrisonburg. She graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in May 1985 and passed the Certified Public Accountants exam the following year. Her accounting experience includes positions as a controller and assistant controller with two commercial real estate and property management companies in Richmond and Northern Virginia and as an audit manager for a regional public accounting firm. Additional professional experience includes selling pharmaceuticals for a fortune 500 company and a medical device for a Houston- based company. Donna has also has gained the Certified Manager of Community Associations designation. Donna is married and has a daughter enrolled in the graduate program at Ohio State University and a son who currently attends Blue Ridge Community College.
Mitchell McCormick » Owner
Mitchell McCormick hails from Detroit, Michigan. He has been a resident of Virginia for twenty plus years, and now calls the Valley his home. He is the youngest of nine siblings. After graduating High School he volunteered for a four year enlistment in the United States Marine Corps. Upon fulfillment of his military service he completed an apprenticeship in heavy equipment repair. He holds degrees in mechanics, science and Nursing. Mitchell has been a Registered Nurse for Eighteen years. He and his wife Donna, reside in Dayton, Virginia.
Lauren Mitchell » Licensed Sales Agent and Property Manager
Lauren is a native of the Shenandoah Valley. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, hiking with her dog, Milo, and spending time with her family. Lauren is a licensed sales person and has attended numerous conferences and classes to expand her knowledge of the Property Management field. Lauren joined Rocktown Realty in 2012 as the receptionist. She was quickly promoted to maintenance coordinator and shortly thereafter she was promoted to the position of Property Manager. She has excelled in her knowledge of the industry and has become Rocktown’s Senior Property Manager. Lauren has a great eye and can advise owners on what remodeling they need to do in order to obtain the highest rent possible. She is very effective in remodeling investment properties and is excited to see the equity grow in her owner’s investment property. Lauren also loves working with the residents of her properties to help them obtain the best rental available in the Harrisonburg and surrounding areas.
Olga Gorbunova » Accounting Clerk
Olga has recently moved to the Shenandoah Valley and joined the Rocktown Realty team in May of 2016. Olga has many years of experience in human resources, accounting and finance. Olga graduated from Russian Technical University with a Finance Degree, with Honors, in 2001. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and reading.
Mary Bontz » POA Communications and Inspections Coordinator
Mary is a JMU alumni with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design. Mary has lived in the Harrisonburg area since 2007. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time hiking and gardening and all things outdoors. Mary has six years’ experience marketing and designing advertisements.
Kristin Bosworth » POA Client & Vendor Relations Coordinator
Kristin is a JMU alumni with a Political Science and Humanities degree. Kristin has lived in the Harrisonburg area since 2009. In her spare time Kristin enjoys spending time with her dogs and all things outdoors. Kristin offers over 15 years of customer service experience to our staff!
Micah Young » Assistant Property Manager
Micah moved to Harrisonburg in 2015 from Georgia, worked at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community until joining our team in May 2017. Micah is very family oriented and a huge animal lover! She loves spending time with her poodles, family, and friends.
Cassie Hunsberger » Property Manager
Cassie grew up outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and came to the Valley in 2008 to Attend Eastern Mennonite University. While attending EMU, she fell in love the with Valley and has decided to make it her home. Cassie has worked in Customer Service for over 10 years and is passionate about helping others. In 2018 Cassie came to work at Rocktown Realty as a property manager and enjoys working with her tenants and owners. Cassie resides in Waynesboro, and raises sheep. Her passion is traveling and discovering new places to explore and learning about different cultures.
Misty Gentry-Reed » Maintenance Coordinator
Misty grew up in the Valley, and learned that she enjoyed working with the public while in customer service for 10 years. In 2016 she moved to Bedford and started to work for a property management company in Lynchburg. This is where she learned her passion for maintenance and working with others to help solve their problems. In 2018 Misty came to work at Rocktown Realty and has excelled in her knowledge of the industry. In her free time, she loves playing with her dogs and cats, and spending time with her family. In the summertime, she enjoys going to Smith Mountain Lake and relaxing.
Eduardo Santana » Assistant Property Manager
Eduardo Santana was born in Cuba. He received his degree at the Dental University in Cuba. Once he turned 24 he started traveling to see the world. He worked as a Dentist in Venezuela for a year, taking care of dental health and helping the poor population. After a year, he moved to Colombia for a few months, where he expanded his cooking knowledge, and photography skills. A year ago, he come to the Shenandoah Valley, and started work for us in May of 2018. Eduardo (A.K.A Eddie) has a passion for helping others, exploring the area, hiking and cooking.
Zoe Parakuo » Receptionist
Zoe was born in Kenya, lived in Harrisonburg since 2009. She attended Eastern Mennonite University and studied Peace-building and Development major, Pre-Law and Gender studies minors. She recently in graduated in 2016. Before coming to Rocktown Realty, Zoe was teaching English in Tanzania. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, listening to music and Podcasts.
Rocky » Mascot
Rocky helped open Rocktown's doors in 2010. He has been an integral part in Rocktown's success. His primary job is to greet people as they enter the office. Rocky is a Yorkie Poo that lives with his family in Dayton.