Meet Our Team
Management Maintenance

 

Jimmi Rowland

Jimmi Rowland joined Great Eastern Management Company in 2017 after thirteen years working locally in property management. Jimmi serves as the Regional Property Manager for the residential division of the company. He is responsible for the day to day operations of the Great Eastern portfolio of over 600 residential units in the Charlottesville and Harrisonburg markets. His knowledge of the Charlottesville area, combined with his excellent customer service skills and leadership capabilities, make him a perfect fit for the position.

Jimmi earned a bachelor's degree in history and a master’s degree in teaching from the University of Virginia. He is a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan and enjoys all kinds of sports. He is a world traveler, but also loves exploring the amazing vineyards Virginia has to offer.

 

Theo Sherman

Theo Sherman joined the Great Eastern Management Company family in 2018. He serves as Property Manager at Park Apartments. He graduated from James Madison University with a B.S. in Kinesiology, and a concentration in Recreation/Hospitality Management. While attending James Madison University, Theo played on the football team as an offensive lineman. After graduation, Theo signed with the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. After a lengthy athletic career, Theo finally decided to hang up his cleats, and started working in the property management industry for over 5 years now. He is very motivated and passionate about our tenants having the best living experience possible. He also is very grateful to have found a management company that values everyone’s development the industry.

In his spare time, Theo enjoys spending time with his wife and family. He loves tailgating, grilling and cheering on the JMU Dukes during the football season. You may see him heckling the opposing fans from time to time. He bleeds a lot of purple.

 

Maggie O'Connor

Maggie O’Connor is the newest leasing consultant at Park Apartments. She is currently a senior at James Madison University studying Public Policy and Management with a minor in Political Science. She is also a proud member of the JMU chapter of Phi Alpha Delta, a pre-law honors fraternity. She is originally from Virginia Beach but is happy to call the Shenandoah Valley home now! She loves exploring the shops and restaurants in downtown Harrisonburg with her friends, as well as touring vineyards, breweries, and cideries located throughout the valley. Maggie and her roommates love watching movies, cooking together, and animals; Together they have 2 cats, a hedgehog, and a hamster. She also volunteers at the ASPCA in her spare time. She is excited to get to know you all!

 

Chris Orndorff

Chris Orndorff is our Maintenance Supervisor at Park Apartments. Before he started in maintenance, Chris was in the Virginia State Apprenticeship program working in electrical and commercial HVAC services. He was also a DC power specialist, where he serviced and installed back up power systems. He began his maintenance career taking care of four commercial office buildings in Richmond, where he was born and raised. Chris has been with Great Eastern Management Company for many years and he is an essential part of our community.

When Chris is not out working hard on maintenance tasks, he enjoys fishing and spending time with his family. He also likes to spend his time volunteering to help his friends with disabilities on any maintenance issues they are having in their own homes.

 

Chris Gilson

Chris Gilson is our Maintenance Technician at Park Apartments. Prior to working in apartment maintenance, he became a certified trainer in trucking technologies. Chris has been in apartment maintenance for over ten years and is an asset to the Park Apartments team.

Chris has a very friendly personality and will not hesitate to ask about your day. Chris is also a certified chef and when he is not out working on the property, he loves to cook. In addition to cooking, Chris does vintage camper restoration and loves to take them camping.