For over 25 years PAS has lead the industry in spend management and analysis. PAS provides its members both hard and soft cost savings utilizing a strategic Supplier Network. With pre-negotiated pricing, product standardization, supply chain management, compliance and detailed reporting, PAS gives its members the tools necessary to optimize operating costs and increase revenue.
Member Service is second to none – our reputation as “the easiest buying group in the industry to do business with” is honestly earned. We understand your challenges and needs. Each of our professionals comes from the industry bringing together over 150 years of property management experience.
Mr. Onanian is the CEO and founder of Professional Apartment Services (PAS). PAS, established in 1990, has become the nation’s largest independent group purchasing organization serving the multifamily housing industry. Prior to forming PAS, Mr. Onanian was a Senior Vice President of Johnstown Management Company. David has twenty years of property management experience which includes running a 50,000-unit portfolio for Johnstown, as national director of training and development, and liaison to Johnstown’s largest clients. In 1991 he was elected President of the Houston Apartment Association, has held leadership positions in the Texas and National Apartment Associations, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Multi Housing Council and the Houston Apartment Association.
Randy Paulson is the chief financial officer for PAS Purchasing Solutions. As the company’s financial leader, Mr. Paulson is responsible for the overall financial management of the company. The company has seen sales growth of 300% under his leadership since 2002. Randy has twenty-five years experience in multifamily property management with 1) President of the largest multifamily management firm in North America running 180,000 units in the 1980’s and 2) President and CEO of five publicly traded multifamily and office REITs in the 1990’s. Work experience also included some apartment brokerage.
Sue Kuhaneck has been with PAS since 1999 and in her role as President, Mrs. Kuhaneck handles the day-to-day operations of the company including sales analysis, reporting, marketing, and training. In addition, Sue is also oversees a portfolio of over 125,000 units. Prior to joining PAS, Sue worked as a property manager for fifteen years for companies such as Farb, Concierge and Walden. Sue was also part of a three member team that ran national accounts for a 40,000 unit REIT.
Vice President of Sales
As Vice President of Sales, Kevin is the primary hunter of new clients for PAS. Kevin has 24 years of experience in the apartment industry. For most of his career, he worked in the advertising world, leading sales teams in print and online advertising starting with Apartment Guide and ending with Apartments.com/Apartment Finder. After two years of technology sales of CRM and SaaS, Kevin joined PAS this February as its newest team member.
Anna Saenz Bott
Anna has over 20 years of experience in the multifamily industry and has been involved in all aspects of property management from leasing, marketing to company operations. Anna is able to apply her 10+ years of property management experience and truly be able to understand and speak to the operational needs of a management company. Anna holds her CAS (certified apartment supplier) designation and is very active in the associations. Anna’s back ground in real estate and direct experience working with REIT’s, developers, owners, fee and asset management gives her a well rounded knowledge base which she applies to her role at PAS. It is Anna’s responsibility to asses the challenges and needs of a management company’s operations and employ procurement practices and cost saving solutions that will increase NOI and asset value.
Operations & Marketing Director
Angela Tran began working for PAS in 2007 as an Account Manager for the Western Region managing a portfolio which included Fairfield Residential, The Irvine Apartment Communities, Sares-Regis Group, Grand Peaks and Shea Apartment Communities. She not only creates and maintains all the marketing collateral for PAS including the production of the PAS Catalog but also assists with technology applications and maintains the PAS CRM and member website. Prior to PAS, Angela was with a major brand manufacturer and distributor bringing with her over 10 years of sales support, marketing, and graphic design experience. She thrives on the creative process and is always seeking ways to improve workflow and communication between PAS, vendors, suppliers and management companies.
Ashley Collum joined PAS in 2008 and has over 5 years of Property Management experience. Ashley is responsible for the deveopment and growth of her portfolio of more 100,000 units. In her role as Account Executive she acts as liaison between members, vendors and suppliers for overall program management. Ashley is able to assess the purchasing needs and provide cost saving solutions that helps reduce cost and increase NOI.
Amy’s efficiency as a Portfolio Manager has led to her having 5 successful/profitable years at PAS as an Account Manager before being promoted to Account Executive. Multiple years of working with site managers and Regional personnel have provide her with the skills and understanding to provide excellent customer service to the companies she partners with.
Melinda Thompson joined PAS in April 2015 with over 20 years of Property Management experience as New Construction Coordinator and Community Manager. Transitioning to the supplier side, she was able to apply her new construction and property management experience which enabled to understand and speak to the operational needs of a management company. Melinda is responsible for the development and growth of her portfolio of more 100,000 units. In her role as Account Executive, she acts as a liaison between members, vendors and suppliers for overall program management. Melinda is able to assess the purchasing needs and provide cost saving solutions that help reduce cost and increase NOI.