Meet the Team
Heather Owensby Leasing Coordinator
Heather is responsible for marketing of vacancies, resident selection and screening, move-in coordination, and lease renewals. Heather has a background in childcare/education and an associate's degree in art. Before coming to Vision, Heather worked for four years at the Carrollton Housing Authority on several initiatives: 1) the abstinence education program which provided the local youth with knowledge around abstinence. 2) she worked with many diverse individuals to support the local homeless shelters in the area. Heather joined the VRM team in fall of 2019 to use the skills she acquired during her time with the Housing Authority to continue helping residents in West Georgia and Metro Atlanta. Heather also speaks Spanish, which she heavily utilizes in her position at Vision. She participates in annual Youth Summits in Carrollton and is an advocate for mental awareness in the community. In Heather's free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, family, and dancing.
Lisa Wooten Director of Operations
Lisa has 20 years of experience in Property Management. Her experience includes; single family, multi-family, conventional, tax credit, section 8, student housing and commercial real estate. She combines her love and passion for the industry by leading her team to growth and striving for excellence. Honesty and integrity, along with determination and dedication are philosophies that Lisa strives for in all aspects of her life. She is a Licensed Agent and current co-chair for the NARPM Chapter of Excellence for the Atlanta chapter. Previous recipient of CAM designation and currently working towards her Residential Management Professional (RMP) designation. Lisa has a proven track record of increasing occupancy, decreasing delinquency and maintaining a positive NOI. Lisa is active in her community, church and family. She is an active participant in Kids Empowered to Play and works at concerts, sporting events, etc. to pay dues for underprivileged children to play sports, dance, cheer, etc. A lover of all things, Atlanta, Lisa lives in Dallas, Georgia, with her Husband Reggie, their rescue dog Nala and two children.
Lisa Edison Director of Business Development & Owner Services
Lisa is responsible for creating and maintaining relationships with real estate owners and investors who need real estate property management services. She was born and raised in Indiana, and she moved to Carrollton after finishing high school in 2003. She joined the team with fifteen years of business development and banking experience. She is involved in various volunteer activities with Carrollton Main Street, and is an active member of the Carrollton Civic Women's Club, participating in activities pertaining to the Civic Engagement & Outreach Committee which focuses on our military veterans. Lisa also dedicates many of her Sundays as a worship leader for her church. She loves to do anything outdoors and spend time with her husband, two boys and family dog.
Adam Hinman President, Principal
Adam has a decade of experience managing the acquisition, rehab, revenue stabilization, and disposition of single-family residential portfolios, commercial properties, and multifamily properties. Adam focuses on continually identifying and implementing new processes and new technologies to improve returns for investors and rental experiences for residents and businesses. Adam received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and his MBA from Emory University in Atlanta. He currently serves as the co-chair for the legislative committee of the Atlanta chapter of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) and is the acting broker for Vision Realty & Management. Adam enjoys being outdoors and is an advocate for the arts in West Georgia and metro Atlanta.
Chase Jones Director of Maintenance
Chase Jones handles the coordination and communication on all maintenance requests between tenants, maintenance professionals, vendors and our owners. A graduate of the University of Georgia, Chase joined the VRM team in 2015 after working for the state of Georgia on budget and policy issues for many years. Chase is a licensed realtor and worked as the director of leasing before he moved into his current position. Having sustained and survived a major spinal cord injury, Chase devotes his time voluntarily to Georgia’s Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission. He enjoys anything that gets him outdoors, especially kayaking. He loves to travel and is a music and food lover.
Coty Carroll Maintenance Technician
Coty Carroll is skilled in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, roofing, and HVAC. He has been with Vision for nearly a decade. He was born and raised in Bowdon and spent about 10 years living in Heflin. After graduating from high school, Coty continued his education in horticulture, graduating in 2004. He also worked to receive his HVAC EPA Certification, and he did all of that at the same time as when he started with VRM. Coty brings expertise in areas of maintenance and remodeling to all of VRM’s dwellings. He volunteers much of his time as a youth leader for his church, and when he isn’t fixing someone else’s problems, he enjoys working on cars, spending time with his family and going fishing.
Ben Ginther Special Projects Coordinator
A graduate of the University of West Georgia, Ben joined Vision Realty & Management in 2016 after working for 8 years in the pest control industry. Ben worked with Vision as the Director of Owner Services for three years. In 2019, Ben chose to move into a part-time role to focus on family and doing more artwork with his startup company Ben Ginther Designs. He continues to assist Vision with marketing and new process development. He loves being with his family – his wife, two children, dog, and cat.
John Hinman Founder, Principal
John Hinman is the founder and co-owner of Vision Realty & Management. He started Vision in 1978 while running and growing an insulation business called Energy Plus. After a decade, John sold Energy Plus to focus on real estate investment and property management. Today, John serves as an advisor to the Vision team. He is a graduate of Berry College, with a BA in English and a minor in Psychology. John also has an MA in Humanistic Psychology from the University of West Georgia. An avid reader, John came to Carrollton In 1975 to matriculate for his Master of Arts at UWG. A lifelong member of the Kiwanis club, he is also one of the founding members of Solarize Carrollton, and served as chair of the same committee.
Tony Hinesley Maintenance Technician
Skilled in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, roofing, and general maintenance, Tony works to ensure maintenance issues are resolved quickly and efficiently. After doing new construction and remodeling for several decades, Tony joined Vision. This depth of experience provides Vision’s clients with a wealth of knowledge that helps identify potential or current issues with our properties under management as well as the best and most cost effective to address these issues. Born and raised in Carroll County, his life's work has been centered around its community. In his spare time, Tony loves to explore Mother Nature in his passion for camping and gardening.