Operations

Janet Delahoussaye

Development Administrator

Ms. Delahoussaye joined DPI in July, 1989 and provides support to the company President, Allen Lynch, in development and operations including acquisition, redevelopment, financing, sales and property management, as well as acting as a liaison with third parties such as lenders, attorneys, brokers and contractors. Ms. Delahoussaye is also responsible for office management including human resources, the training and supervision of administrative staff, procurement, and the maintenance of information technology.

Prior to joining DPI, Ms. Delahoussaye worked for Trammel Crow Company as a Marketing Assistant for a 105,000 square foot specialty retail shopping center in Austin, Texas, and as a Loan Secretary for Richmark Bank, a privately-owned commercial bank in Houston, Texas.

Ms. Delahoussaye holds an A.S. from Santa Monica College and is a licensed California Real Estate Salesperson. She also holds an Interior Design Certification and is a California Public Notary.

 

Cherrie Johnson

Lease Administrator

Ms. Johnson joined DPI in December, 2006 and is responsible for all lease administration, including drafting and abstracting tenant leases, as well as managing other tenant documents including insurance certificates, SNDAs and estoppels. Ms. Johnson also provides administrative support to the Asset Management and Property Management departments.

Prior to joining DPI, Ms. Johnson gained seven years of experience in commercial real estate in the areas of property management and lease administration with such companies as Macerich, The Irvine Company and The Gilmore Company. She is a California Public Notary.

 

Laura Romero

Staff Accountant

Ms. Romero joined DPI in February, 2011 and is responsible for accounting activities such as managing tenant ledgers, processing accounts payable and receivable, preparing monthly management reports and assisting with tax returns.

Prior to joining DPI, Ms. Romero worked as a Junior Accountant for Integrated Support Solutions, Inc., a hospitality service company in Van Nuys, CA. At Integrated, Ms. Romero was responsible for maintaining the general ledger and pay vendor invoice system, as well as assisting human resources with payroll and benefits for over 400 employees. Ms. Romero also worked at Ana’s Business Services, a tax preparer in Van Nuys, CA where she maintained bookkeeping and prepared various tax documents.

Ms. Romero holds an A.S. in Liberal Arts from Pierce College and is currently earning her B.A. in Accountancy and Information Systems at California State University at Northridge.

 

Virginia Padian

Executive Assistant

Ms. Padian joined DPI in 1986 and is primarily responsible for administrative support to the CEO, Peter W. Doerken. Ms. Padian also provides administrative support to DPI including performing clerical duties, scheduling travel arrangements, reconciling DPI’s monthly accounts payable and maintaining human resources files.

 

Jeannette Harris

Executive Assistant

Ms. Harris joined in May of 2016 as an Executive Assistant providing additional support to the CEO with a major emphasis on philanthropy and corporate social responsibility and the Peter & Candis Doerken Foundation.

Prior to joining DPI, Ms. Harris gained valuable experience providing executive support in residential real estate for over twelve years at Realty Executives International. There she was responsible for the corporate charity and Habitat for Humanity, including fundraising and organizing volunteer build days.

 

Rithy Sun

Executive Assistant

Ms. Sun joined DPI in September 2016 and is responsible for front desk duties and assisting property managers with various projects. She also assists in providing accounting support to accounting supervisors, ensures files are complete and maintained as needed, handles accounts payable duties, and various other projects.

Prior to joining DPI, Ms. Sun worked for several financial institutions such as Chase as a personal banker. While at Chase, she was awarded a trip as being one of the top performers in the Western Region Division.

Ms. Sun holds a B.S. in Marketing from Sonoma State University.  Her volunteer experience includes Heal the Bay, Long Beach Time Bank, and SoCal Harvest.