Meet the Team

Max Nussenbaum Castle
Max Nussenbaum
CEO

As CEO, Max’s job is to sell the vision: to customers, to investors, and to the team. Max also leads Castle’s design efforts, and is responsible for all of the hidden Mean Girls references on this site. In a past life, Max wrote fiction and musicals, and he was also once on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”

Scott Lowe Castle
Scott Lowe
CTO

Scott’s job is to leverage technology to solve Castle’s problems, and his roles include dev ops, sys admin, product management, and software development. Scott graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oklahoma, and spends his spare time riding bikes, making music, and reading about nerd stuff.

Tim Dingman Castle
Tim Dingman
COO

Tim’s job is to define and refine the processes that power Castle, and to perpetuate the culture of feedback at the heart of the company. His passions include sustainability, philosophy, punk rock, and ultimate frisbee.

Barry Conrad Castle
Barry Conrad
Director of Business Development

Barry makes sure Castle is continually finding new avenues for sustainable growth and long-lasting partnerships. Outside of work, Barry enjoys hanging out with his cat Silas and scrolling through Google images of Ryan Gosling memes. He’d also love to sit down and chat with you about time travel if you have a minute.

Tim Crowe Castle
Tim Crowe
Director of Engineering

Tim’s main focus is to design and implement scalable solutions and help others do the same. Before working for Castle, Tim was an app developer for Cerner Corporation. Tim’s favorite things to do include designing new software APIs and eating brunch with his wife Britt.

Amanda Silver Castle
Amanda Silver
Detroit Head of Operations

Amanda’s duties include leading the Detroit management team, refining Castle’s management processes, and ensuring that property owners, tenants, and Castle employees are having a great experience. Amanda loves discovering cool podcasts, making her own pickles, and everything to do with the show Hamilton.

Jacob Smith Castle
Jacob Smith
Detroit Head of Business Development

Jacob is focused on growing Castle in the Detroit area. His idea of fun involves meeting cool people, exploring funky bars, tearing up dance floors, and daydreaming about space travel—but not necessarily in that order. He’s also the co-founder of The Returning Citizen, a hub of resources for formerly incarcerated folks and their families, and sits on the NEXTGen Detroit Board, a community-building organization.

PJ Duffy
Business Development Manager

1) PJ is an amateur woodworker in his spare time. 2) He is studying to become a master cicerone. 3) He once took a picture with Al Roker. Contact PJ to find out which of these statements is not actually true. While you’re at it, ask him about why you should use Castle’s property management services for your investment properties—he'd love to chat.

Sean Pennino Castle
Sean Pennino
Software Engineer

Sean is excited to tell computers how to do the hard stuff related to property management. Prior to joining Castle he worked at an e-commerce company that grew from humble beginnings to meteoric success, and he’s confident Castle has that same potential. When not in the office, Sean enjoys rock climbing, making pizza from scratch, and contemplating the mysteries of the universe.

Felix Wong Castle
Felix Wong
Detroit Head of Stewards

Felix left his hometown of New York after graduate school to pursue his passion for real estate in Detroit. He applies his thirst for knowledge, hard work, and focus on providing the best customer service possible.

Tara Lanigan
Detroit Head of Contractors

Tara spends her days searching for the best contractors in Detroit and making sure current Castle contractors are doing their best work. She arguably has the most nicknames out of all Castle employees.

Linnea Whistler
Detroit Head of Legal

A lover of all things Detroit, Linnea moved to the West Village after graduating from the College of Wooster with a degree in Spanish and sociology. In her spare time she does yoga with her cat, Tallulah.

Kelly Kang
Account Manager

After moving around her whole life (LA, Seoul, NYC), Kelly is thrilled to call Detroit her home. At Castle, she endeavors to make the rental process seamless for all parties involved. She loves film photography, the smell of books (as well as their contents), and drinking coffee.

Julian Capps
Account Manager

Julian’s role is to ensure that owners and tenants are having a simple and enjoyable time renting. His hobbies are surfing, working on bicycles, and reading and writing fiction. His passions are guacamole and rock & roll.

Lauren Hoffman
Account Manager

Lauren is thrilled to be in Detroit and joining Castle in building the best possible property rental experience for everyone involved. She loves coffee, dystopian future plots, sending and receiving postcards, and exploring new cities.

Winson Law
Account Manager

Winson is committed to making the experiences of owning and renting a home better. Winson loves Detroit, maps, geography, and novelty. He also enjoys tidying, cooking, dancing, and chasing exercise-induced euphoria.

David Hirsh
Account Manager

David’s role is to make owners’ and tenants’ lives happy and easy. When not working to streamline the rental process, David enjoys exploring cities, playing ultimate frisbee, and riding his bike, as well as forging a new friendship with his roommate’s cat, Jane.

Anna Isachenko
Account Manager

Anna is a Russian-born, Jersey raised, resident of Detroit. As an Account Manager, she seeks to empower property owners and tenants through support and guidance. Anna enjoys connecting with people, going on spontaneous road trips, and writing music.

Rose Musong
Customer Support

Rose has a bachelor’s degree in literature and has worked in customer support for the past ten years. She is a jazz and blues singer, event planner, and a lover of good stories, and also likes talking to herself when she thinks nobody’s watching.

Brian Subeldia
Customer Support

Brian is from one of the booming cities in the Visayas region of the Philippines, Iloilo City. He has a degree in computer science and has recently started to indulge himself in his love for photography during his spare time.

GP Cruz
Customer Support

GP used to play darts professionally, representing his city in various national tournaments. When he’s not working, he loves spending time with his wife and two kids. He enjoys watching anime, reading manga, and listening to music.

April Tayong
Customer Support

April has been in customer service for over ten years. A dedicated single mom of a sweet and smart nine-year-old kid, her idea of a perfect day includes a good sleep, a good food and a nice movie with her loved one.

Adele Solon
Customer Support

Adele lives in Cebu, Philippines the region renowned for dive sites and beach resorts. She has a degree in nursing and a passion for cooking.

Fred Fornilos
Customer Support

Fred is from the Philippines’ “Queen City of the South,” Cebu. He has a degree in nursing and in his spare time he plays PC games and basketball, and loves swimming too. Music is one of his passions; he was once a lead vocalist in a band.

Julie Burgos
Customer Support

Julie is from the Queen City of the South, Cebu. She has a degree in engineering and enjoys spending her weekend with her family. In her spare time, she enjoys watching TV series and is hooked on Vampire Diaries.

Aldrin Mereria
Customer Support

Aldrin lives in Naga City, Bicol, a place where happiness is life. He loves 70’s music, adobo, and his dog Puti. During the weekend, he works for his church and his community. He believes that the purpose of life is to make it better for others.

Kat Legaspi
Customer Support

Kat is from one of the busiest places in the Philippines, metro Manila. After earning a degree in International Studies, she believes that the world is her playground. During her spare time, she plays PC games, socializes with her gaming peers, and surfs around the internet to learn new things.

Bernard Guiñarez
Customer Support

Bernard is passionate about making other people’s lives better, which is why he enjoys working in customer support. He loves running for a cause and has participated in several marathon events held all year round in his hometown.

Rea Yañez
Customer Support

Rea likes to read and listen to music during her spare time. She reads anything and everything, including product labels. She’s a small town girl with big dreams.

Sherwin Orehuela
Customer Support

Sherwin loves music, and used to teach voice, piano and choral singing at a music school in Cebu City. He also enjoys watching movies and hanging out with friends. Sherwin&rsqo;s ultimate goal is to travel and explore the whole country.

Maricor Daguplo
Customer Support

Maricor is from one of Philippines’ most iconic travel destinations, Bohol. She has a degree in psychology and enjoys spending time with little kids as well as reading during her free time.

Jason Fornilos
Customer Support

Jason is big fan of EDM and tropical house music, preferably KYGO Music and the 1975. He is also a 9Gagger who loves pizza and swimming.

Paul Sinadjan
Customer Support

Paul has been a Customer Service Representative for over eight years. He loves watching book-to-film adaptations and singing in a nice and warm shower. He is socially active in his community and once was a member of the local choir.

Laurence Infiesto
Customer Support

Laurence graduated from Cebu Doctors’ University with a degree in nursing. In his spare time, he drives for Uber and enjoys watching zombie movies.

Jerome Aguirre
Customer Support

Jerome has a deep passion for eating: he has a checklist of restaurants he’s visited, and has taken on several eating challenges in his hometown. Jerome is an active person who loves badminton, ultimate frisbee, and powerlifting. In his spare time, he watches TV with his family and plays video games.

Bryan Sacal
Customer Support

Bryan is from the Republic of the Philippines. When not at work, he enjoys gawking at creations of modern day visual artists on Instagram and Behance. He doodles, loves movies, and dreads writing bios.

Godfrey Degamo
Customer Support

Godfrey is from the Philippines and was previously a banker for over seven years. When not at work, he plays along with his niece and nephew. He also loves cooking for his family.

Grachel Hernaez
Customer Support

Grachel is from Cebu, Philippines and has been in customer service for eight years. She loves watching TV series and reading books during her spare time, as well as traveling. Greece, the Maldives, and France are on top of her list of countries to visit.

Beth Jacinto
Customer Support

Beth is from the busiest place in and capital of the Philippines: Manila. She has a Bachelor’s in business administration and has worked in business and customer support for the past five years. She’s a hands-on mom and loves listening to relaxing music while reading a good book.

Paul Miquiabas
Customer Support

Paul is originally from the city of Golden Friendship, Cagayan De Oro City, in the southern part of the Philippines. He loves street food more than anything, and his ultimate goal is to travel and explore different kinds of street food around the world.

Sierra Bulacan
Customer Support

Sierra has been in the custmer support industry for seven years. She loves animals and enjoys taking care of them, and has a dog, Solomon, who keeps her busy. She believes in the saying “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”