|Rent Solutions Leadership
- President / Broker
Steve's background in operations,
marketing and technology ensures that
web applications and systems focus
on meeting the needs of both the user
and service provider. His ability
to thoughtfully develop a concept
from idea to implementation makes
him a key participant in every MYM
project. During his college days at
UF in Gainesville, Florida, Steve
bought and renovated small apartment
buildings and rooming houses, converting
the real estate into successful student
In 1988, Steve founded a locator service
in Florida which grew into an Inc.
500 company. The company quickly became
the largest locator service in Florida
with 8 offices throughout the state.
As the President and driving force
of this company, Steve developed an
unparalleled skill set and in-depth
experience in every aspect of the
systems developed under our program.
M.Trujillo, M.D., PH.D., M.P.H.
- Principal and Board Member
Dr. Trujillo is an outstanding professional
with a broad range of talents and
experience. Within his medical specialty
of Occupational Medicine, he has worked
with the business sector at multiple
levels; closer than it would be possible
in any other medical specialty. A
core function of his role as Corporate
Medical Director of Baycare Corporate
Health and Medical Director for Employee
Health for the Baycare Health Systems
involves managing a broad range of
corporate accounts from leading local
employers, as well as the internal
account for BayCare which employs
over 18,000. He constantly navigates
through diverse cultures and corporate
policy structures, with a constant
focus on excellence in client services.
This particular skill set makes him
ideally suited for the Director of
Client Services position.
With a PhD and a Masters Degree in
Public Health with concentration in
Health Care Finance and Management
from Johns Hopkins University, his
training & experience has also
focused on systems approaches to human
capital and team-directed problem
solving. During the last 13 years,
he has contributed to a diversity
of corporate decision-making, strategic
planning, continuous process improvement,
and policy development and implementation.
His interest in system based team
approaches to address business needs
drew his attention towards Rent Solutions.
Dr. Trujillo has been a pivotal
resource to our company and our strategic
direction, mission and vision, and
has also become intimately versed
with our rental solutions. His passion
about our company has led him to pursue
a permanent position with us as Client
Services Director, seeing the role
as an ideal opportunity for the application
of his corporate leadership skills
within the real estate environment. He served in that capacity for 3 years.
Corigliano - Business Development
Ralph comes to us from New York where he was a Sales Manager at Raymond James Financial for seven years. In 2004, Ralph relocated to Florida in order to head up an investment firm, with the goal of purchasing residential, commercial, and small apartment communities for rental. His has an extensive background in finance, mortgages, construction and residential real estate. He joined the Rent solutions team in 2009, as a Property Manager, managing the largest portfolio in our company. Ralph is now our Business Development Director and his primary focus is on growing the company and creating new business in the Greater Tampa Bay Region.
Leonard - Property Management
joined Rent Solutions in April 2012 and quickly became an invaluable addition. Her
experience with running a successful
business for 12 years laid the groundwork
for her ability to understand and
organize a hierarchy in the Business
sphere. She has 15 years of recent
Real Estate Law background and has
managed, sold and litigated numerous
Tampa Bay Properties. While Contract
law, probate, estate planning and
trial work may be her strong suits,
her tenacity, professionalism and
fairness has helped transform our
Customer Service Relations with our
over 400 clients.
Tammy brings a unique flair to Rent
Solutions and we are lucky to have
||Careese Babb - Accounting
Careese provides leadership and strategic direction for financial and operational functions as well as directly oversees finance, accounting, human resources, and facilities. Careese facilitates owner/client relations, audit compliance, and supports company initiatives. Her “one team, one dream” approach to improve productivity, reduce costs, stimulate growth, and ensure customer satisfaction makes her a special part of the company’s vision and success.
Before joining the Rent Solutions team in 2012, Careese matriculated at Oral Roberts University holding a bachelor’s degree in Finance as well as a Master’s degree in Accounting.
When she is not at work Careese enjoys spending time with her husband and her family. She is also on the director’s board of her church’s finance team and enjoys being the director of the dramatic arts department.
Sean Donnelly - Legal Counsel
Donnelly Law Group, PLLC provides legal services throughout the State of Florida and was founded by Sean V. Donnelly with a local practice focusing primarily on the areas of residential real property and small business. Sean currently serves as legal counsel for Rent Solutions.
Areas of Practice: Real Estate, Land Use, Residential and Commercial Real Property Transactions, Foreclosures, Quiet Title, Partitions and Evictions, Title Examination, Title Insurance.
Education: Northwestern University (B.A., 1989), University of Iowa (M.B.A., 1992; J.D., with distinction, 1992)
Member: Florida Bar Association; Hillsborough County Bar Association (Member, Real Property, Trust and Land Use Sections); Honored member Strathmore's Who's Who; Lecturer for Continuing Legal Education Seminar
Ellis - CPM, Business Development
Since 1980, Mr. Ellis has been successfully
involved in the management and operation
of apartments and other residential
rental real estate, handling a portfolio
as large as 6,000 units in four major
markets. In 1984, Rick opened an Apartment
Locator Service which has grown into
3 locations in Dallas. Besides the
daily operation of large apartment
portfolios and a successful Apartment
Locator Service, he is recognized
as an industry expert in apartment
marketing, property positioning, and
evaluation of rental markets and sub-markets
throughout the country. Mr. Ellis
is a much sought after speaker, making
hundreds of presentations each year
on topics from basic apartment leasing
and Resident retention, to the "Economics
of Apartments." His ongoing consulting
contracts include national and regional
management companies and several Dallas-based
REITs with nationwide portfolios.
Mr. Ellis received a Bachelor of Science
in 1977 and Masters of Art in 1979
from Abilene Christian University,
Abilene, Texas. He holds the Certified
Property Manager (CPM) designation
from the Institute of Real Estate
Management. His firm has earned the
prestigious Accredited Management
Organization (AMO) from that same
association. He also holds a Texas
Real Estate Broker license and is
an Eagle Scout.
Ma - Database Development Consultant
Li Ma has both Bachelors and Masters
degrees in Computer Science. In more
than 13 years of professional software
development, Li built an in-depth
knowledge of a wide range of modern
software technologies and project
management methodologies. Mr. Ma has
designed and led development of large
software projects in manufacturing,
financial, real estate and bio-tech
In 1999, Li co-founded Ideal Technologies,
Inc. a software development and outsourcing
company. Ideal Technologies, Inc.
now has around 100 employees in US
and China, serving clients in the
US, China, Australia, Europe and Japan.