SUCCESS SINCE 1985
For more than 30 years, our team has provided community revitalization services, rooted in data and technology, to public and private sector clients. Our core capabilities remain our award-winning ePropertyPlus software, developed in consultation with Center for Community Progress and Michigan land banks, and our insightful business consulting services. Today, we support more than 30 government and private sector community development organizations nationwide.
eProperty Innovations includes ePropertyPlus™, our software product, and eProperty Solutions, our strategic consulting services.
eProperty Innovations previously operated as STR LLC and managed the successful eGrantsPlus platform that supported the $8 billion HUD/CDBG-funded Road Home homeowner rebuilding program for victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Our Leadership Team comprises insightful professionals with decades of expertise in providing effective solutions to public and private sector clients.
Brian White - Director of Strategic Engagement
Brian White is a mission-motivated community development professional able to exercise strategic leadership and create social impact in the fields of community development, social entrepreneurship and sustainability. In his capacity as Director of Strategic Engagement for Community Development, Brian and other STR team members work with current and prospective clients to leverage data, information and technology to advance comprehensive community revitalization strategies. His work utilizes his diverse expertise in land banks; affordable housing; real estate finance; community banking and lending; public policy; fair housing; multifamily housing development and finance; planning; financial literacy; and related topics. With over 18 years of experience, Brian has been recognized for innovative program design, commitment to social justice, and competence in business management.
Prior to joining STR, Brian founded Communities by Design, a boutique community development consulting practice focused on many of the same areas. He also served as the first Executive Director of the Cook County Land Bank Authority, was the regional CRA manager for Charter One Bank in Illinois, and was the founding Executive Director of Lakeside Community Development Corporation, a 501c3 neighborhood housing and community development organization. Brian has a MA in Public Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he also worked on a PhD.
Susan Roarke - Customer Success Manager & Product Analyst
Dedicated to helping each of our customers get the most out of their investment in ePropertyPlus™ Susan brings a passionate, practical approach to her duties as a trusted advisor and customer advocate. In addition to overseeing the onboarding of all Land Banks enrolled in our Startup Program, she oversees ongoing ePropertyPlus™ customer care activities such as refresher training, product support, and advanced feature implementations. Susan makes sure that every customer receives knowledgeable and responsive contact with the ePropertyPlus™ team throughout their tenure and is the “voice of the customer” internally, advocating their needs back to our product development, sales, and executive management teams.
Sangamaeswaran Thangaraj - Chief Architect
Mr. Thangaraj is responsible for the overall product administration and development of ePropertyPlus™. His career includes experience in end to end development, solution design, and operations management over a number of enterprise applications. Mr. Thangaraj leads a comprehensive team responsible for front- and back-end development, dev-ops, and customer technical support.