Leadership

Leadership

Joshua LaBarge

SCS, NCP, President, Broker, and Developer

Quality Management Group, Inc.
LaBarge Industries, Inc.
J P LaBarge Construction Management

As the founder and president of the LaBarge suite of companies, Josh has fostered our company vision, mission, direction and underlying philosophies in how we conduct business.
In the past 35 years, he has been a catalyst in creating partnerships that have developed over 1,550 low income multi-family and senior housing communities in conjunction with various non-profits and municipalities throughout the Inland Empire.
He has also been responsible for the planning, development, and sales of many newly built single family homes in distressed inner city neighborhoods, as well as the acquisition and rehabilitation of more than 1,000 multi-family units.

Other achievements and qualifications include:

  • Cofounder of Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO), a non-profit organization created to assist cities with their affordable housing needs
  • Panel advisor to the San Bernardino City Mayor’s Task Force for Residential Housing Repositioning
  • Director on the California Apartment Association Board of Directors
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Licensed General Contractor
  • Site Compliance Specialist for LIHTC
  • National Compliance Professional for LIHTC
  • Director on the Fontana Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors
  • Director on the Apartment Owners Association of Greater Inland Empire Board of Directors
  • Panel member on the San Bernardino County Interagency Council on Homelessness

His insight, planning, acquisition, and property rehabilitation accomplishments have earned him various industry awards and acknowledgments. He holds certifications in residential and commercial property management.

Mr. LaBarge is affiliated with the Builders Industry Association, California Realtors Association, American Institute of Architects, and California League of Cities.

Tim Johnson

Senior Vice President of Strategic Development

Quality Management Group, Inc.

As Senior Vice President of Strategic Development, Tim is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive internal and external marketing plan for the organization and understanding the needs of our clients. As the former Executive Director for the California Apartment Association (CAA) Greater Inland Empire, Tim brings a wealth of experience from his responsibilities there which included government and public affairs activities on behalf of CAA’s members who own and operate rental properties within the Greater Inland Empire.

Tim has extensive experience in Inland Southern California with regard to housing, public transportation, environmental issues, legislative platforms and community outreach. His experience includes:

  • Chair of the Housing Authority of San Bernardino County
  • Board Member, Inland Empire Resources Conservation District
  • Board Member , Inland Action
  • California Special District Association Legislative Committee
  • California League of Cities Housing Policy Committee
  • San Bernardino County Ending Veterans Homelessness Leadership Team
  • Rancho Cucamonga Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member for Academy Grassroots Organization
  • Legislative Director for the San Bernardino County of Public Health
  • Work with the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on housing and transportation
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from California State Polytechnic University
  • MBA from The Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University

Joseph Vera

CTCM, SCS, NCP, Operations Director

Quality Management Group, Inc.


Joe’s oversight of Property Management includes planning and implementing for our steady growth while ensuring our continued excellent service to our existing clients. As part of this mission, he develops relationships with local government housing and planners, and invests face time with existing and new clients. He also networks with regional apartment associations, fully using these valuable resources to find and develop new and better service providers, more cost-effective vendors, in short, anything that will benefit our clients. In his time with QMG, the company has experienced 30% growth of its private sector.

Joe has an extensive background managing large and small corporate accounts, having successfully managed a team of account reps and Corporate Trainers covering the western United States for a Fortune 200 corporation for over 18 years. His experience covers all aspects of client service, product software training, personnel management, team mentoring corporate consulting, and strategic sales.

  • Back-up trainer for the Apartment Association of Greater Inland Empire (AAGIE)
  • Selection committee for nominees and performance criteria for annual AAGIE APEX performance awards
  • Certified Tax Credit Manager
  • Site Compliance Specialist
  • National Compliance Professional for LIHTC
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from UC Berkeley

 

Mary Herrmann

SCS, Corporate Controller, Accounting, and Information Technology

Quality Management Group, Inc.
LaBarge Industries, Inc.
J P LaBarge Construction Management


As Corporate Controller, Mary is responsible for the financial bottom line, keeping us on the cutting edge of property management software and services while keeping costs in check and providing consistent and customized financial reporting to meet our clients’ needs. She’s implemented GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures) and other safeguards to ensure accuracy and security. Mary oversees our Human Resources department including extensive background checks for all new employees. In addition, she serves our corporate and field offices as the information technology manager, troubleshooting network, software and other technical issues and ensuring our corporate and field offices operate efficiently.

Mary has years of experience in managing accounting for property management and other private business sectors. Additionally, Mary’s extensive knowledge and applied practice of information technology have been invaluable in keeping QMG abreast of the latest innovations in information reporting and providing the technology needed for our staff to provide the very best service.

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from the University of Redlands, School of Business.
  • Site Compliance Specialist

Teri L. Hoerntlein

AHM, CCRM, NCP-E, TaCC’s, Director of Property Management

Quality Management Group, Inc.


As the Property Management Director, Teri directly oversees all properties managed by QMG, inspecting and reviewing to maximize revenue, contain expenses and protect each asset. Her education is constant as she stays abreast of changing laws, compliance regulations, technology and industry best practices. She is responsible for all of our field personnel, creating and implementing procedures as dictated by our ever-changing industry. During Teri’s tenure at QMG, our vacancy rates have dropped to less than half that of the national average.

Teri’s experience and expertise in property management is extensive; she came to QMG after 16 years working with a national affordable property management company and almost 20 in the industry, starting as a Leasing Consultant onsite and working her way up to a corporate Regional Manager more than 10 years ago.

In the last 14 years, she has overseen the lease-up of eight newly constructed LIHTC communities, the acquisition and rehabilitation of three communities, and overseen a portfolio with a variety of financing types including LIHTC, Bond, CDLAC, Project Based Section 8, HOME and CFA. Working directly with development and construction teams to bring projects to fruition within the committed time frames, she has been able to maximize and streamline some tasks by bringing an end user perspective to plans and meetings.

  • Affordable Housing Manager
  • California Certified Residential Manager
  • National Compliance Professional-Executive
  • Tax Credit Compliance Systems Certified

Scott Larson

Acquisitions and Development Project Manager, Real Estate Broker

Quality Management Group, Inc. dba QMG Real Estate Services
LaBarge Industries, Inc.
J P LaBarge Construction Management


Currently acting as our resident Agent/Developer, Scott specializes in property development, acquisition/rehabilitation and in-fill projects. His focus is in the single-family home rehabilitation market and acquiring vacant lands for multi-family and in-fill projects for our company and for private investors and his insight into the market has led to the substantial and profitable expansion of our private portfolio.

Scott has over 25 years of Sales and Operations Management experience, navigating the complexities of managing a project and orchestrating the progression of time sensitive events in the development of large scale acquisition and development projects. Native to the Inland communities, he has long-term, established ties to many private business sectors.

  • Real Estate Broker

Angela Ortega

CCRM, SCS, Compliance and Property Management Operations

Quality Management Group, Inc.


Angela is our compliance specialist, working out of our corporate office and in the field to make sure each site maintains compliance for various types of Affordable Housing properties, such as initial resident income certification, annual resident income recertification, file and form compliance, site condition compliance, and many other compliance items required by Regulatory Agreement, as well as Lender and Owner compliance requirements.

Angela has years of front office operations experience and started with QMG over a decade ago in accounting, becoming increasingly involved in field management. Her progression provides her with a unique auditing perspective, constantly analyzing what each property needs in order to meet compliance expectations for annual tenant certifications and physical property inspections. Accordingly, Angela acts in a leadership position pushing information from the corporate office to the field managers.

  • California Certified Residential Manager
  • Site Compliance Specialist