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Roland Gonzalez, Chairman & CEO

T: 206.257.0457 | E: roland@dwellingsseattle.com


With nearly 30 years consulting, reorganizing and building businesses across multiple industries, Roland is exactly who Dwellings was looking for to lead the company and our clients into the future. His extensive background in service operations and fresh insights on an old industry are tearing down walls and silos and redefining property management. Driven by family, community and the importance of relationships, he’s on a mission to replace transactions with personal experiences. “El Presidente” as we like to tease him, has spent most of his career leading projects all over the planet. He speaks multiple languages and loves exploring the world and new cultures with his family. They have moved multiple times for long-term overseas assignments, and he uniquely knows what it means and takes to manage a property long distance. He has a lot of great stories and experiences we’re sure you’ll enjoy.

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Charlene Anderson, COO and Designated Broker

T: 206.257.0457 | E: Charlene@dwellingsseattle.com


Charlene has been the glue, holding Dwellings together from our earliest days. Her long and rich corporate history and experience have been crucial to Dwellings’ survival and growth. Charlene is not only an expert in Human Resources and Corporate Operations, she’s a Licensed Broker with a creative passion – a very unique and special combination of skills. We affectionately call her “SheGyver”, as she’s always coming up with solutions and ideas that inspire us all. We’ve learned never to be surprised by her latest projects, whether it be making amazing jewelry, remodeling RVs, or healing the world with natural remedies. You may spot her at the office or chilling around town with her dog Nia.

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Rebecca Zielinski, Readiness Manager

T: 206.234.2857 | E: Rebecca@dwellingsseattle.com


Rebecca lights up our office every time she comes in, and nothing ever seems to get to her. Rock steady, efficient and focused, she is an expert in preparing homes and properties for market – cleaning, updating and remodeling to optimize you home’s value and ensure its success. Unlike other firms, we do not “stage” homes or place lipstick on them. Rebecca ensures all our improvements are top notch and permanent. When she is done, you’ll wish you had done it long ago and enjoyed it yourself. Her Zen can be very helpful in those stressful or worrisome times that are inevitable in the midst of a life or career change, and when making decisions about your most valuable investment.

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Carlena Ponce, Inspections Manager

T: 206.305.7834 | E: carlena@dwellingsseattle.com


Carlena comes from a long line of sacrifice and hard work. With her family as a stalwart example, she started working in forestry and agriculture when she was just 14. A long term activist and leader in her community for many causes including fair housing, sustainable living, and green energy, Carlena is a compelling and energetic advocate for safe and healthy homes. Having spent several years climbing wind turbines around the country, at heights up to 330 feet in extreme conditions, she fears nothing…no house is too big for her. As a highly skilled and experienced maintenance technician she is thorough, precise and relentless. She misses nothing and always follows through. She inspects every home at least every 6 months and is a critical gear in our preventive maintenance programs.

Sean Stymeist

Seam Stymeist, Maintenance Manager

T: 206.482.8662 | E: sean@dwellingsseattle.com


A stickler for detail, and a proven customer service advocate, Sean brings to Dwellings years of experience trouble shooting problems and seizing opportunities to continuously improve. His communications, organizational skills and intimate knowledge of homes is unparalleled in our industry. Sean has been at the heart of our transformation from the typical reactive property management firm to an industry leader in preventive maintenance. Owners have come to trust him as he works tirelessly to protect their most precious investment, and tenants have come to love him as their champion for safe and healthy living.

Marisa Quinn

Marisa Quinn, Placement Manager

T: 206.399.2275 | E: marisa@dwellingsseattle.com


A first generation Italian, born and raised in Boston, Marisa comes to Dwellings with a strong work ethic and deep family values. With over 17 years in the industry and in sales, she is an expert matchmaker bringing homes and families together. She has an insane track record of successfully placing quality tenants that take care of their homes, pay their rent on time, and become excellent neighbors. She can typically make a match within 1-2 weeks and have a move-in by the 1st of the following month. Vacancies are short lived with Marisa out in the field. Most importantly, with her on the team, Dwellings has a zero record of evictions and collections, with less than 1% of rents being late over the course of the year (and just by a few days).