Our Team

Professionals You Can Trust

Our team is committed to delivering excellent service and building strong relationships. Our commitment to excellence is demonstrated by our team members through hard work every day and their investment in earning industry credentials in their respective areas of expertise. As we look to the future, we are excited to build upon our local presence and to continue expanding our services to new markets.

Andy Turner CEO, Founder and Broker of Spaces Management

Andy Turner

CEO, Founder and Broker

Andy Turner is the CEO and Founder of Spaces.  Turner leads the Spaces team with a commitment to excellence guided by the Spaces foundational purpose of enriching lives and communities through residential services and its core values.  He is focused on delivering value-added services and building loyal relationships.  Turner also places an emphasis on the necessity of improving and innovating processes to provide the best possible customer experience.  In addition to leadership, Turner primarily works on strategy development, business development, and customer relationships.

Turner began his career in real estate in 2004 as a real estate agent, and then in 2005, founded what is today Spaces Management.  Since then, Turner has been involved in all aspects of managing and leasing residential communities.  Notable projects where Turner was involved in part or in full for the site selection, development plan, re-zoning, pre-construction lease-up, or long-term management include  Midtown Village, Traditions, Crimson Place, Capstone Quarters, Houndstooth, Sterling Crimson Living, The Bluff at Water Works Landing, The Grove at Water Works Landing, The Nine at Tuscaloosa, The Nine at Memphis, The Nine at West Campus, The Nine at Rio, Blue Haus, and The Walk.  Turner believes that his success can be attributed to his commitment to providing stellar service built on a foundation of virtuous character. 

Turner completed five years of coursework and a case study to receive the coveted Professional Community Association Manager designation from the Community Associations Institute in 2013.  He also holds the Association Management Specialist designation and is a licensed Realtor and Homebuilder.

Before working in real estate sales and development, Andy was an instructor of Business Ethics and Small Company Management at the University of Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Alabama and went on to receive his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Alabama.  During his time in school, he received numerous awards, including the National Alumni Association Graduate Fellow, the Graduate Council Fellowship, the Langston T. Hawley Management Graduate Scholarship Award, the Betty Loomis Distinguished Student Scholarship, the Minnie C. Miles Human Resources Management Endowed Graduate Scholarship, the Coleman Scholarship, and the Frederick Augustine Brett Memorial Endowed Scholarship. In addition, he has also worked as an industry consultant and as a leadership counselor.

Steve Case President Spaces Management

Steve Case


Steve Case serves as the President of Spaces. In this capacity, Steve leads the organization with responsibility for the company’s overall day-to-day operations and financial management.  Steve’s extensive background in finance and accounting is a valuable asset in his role as he creates and maintains the appropriate processes and systems throughout the company to provide the best customer experience, financial reporting, accountability, and internal controls for Spaces and its customers. 

Prior to serving as President of Spaces, Steve served as CFO for Land and Natural Resource Development, Inc. for four years, and prior to that, he was at Jamison Money Farmer, PC Accounting Firm for 20 years as a Partner in the firm. 

Steve graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Alabama. He is a Certified Public Accountant with 24+ years of accounting experience and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants. 

Nicki Hall

Vice-President of Association Management

Nicki Hall leads the Association Management division and will have primary oversight for your Association.  Hall joined the Spaces Management team in May of 2015 and has provided excellent leadership and growth for the Association Management division.  She serves on the Associates Council and the Board of Directors of the Homebuilders Association of Tuscaloosa. 

Prior to joining Spaces Management, Hall led the Tuscaloosa Association of Realtors as the Executive Vice-President/CEO.  During her 13 years at the Tuscaloosa Association of Realtors, Hall built a network of relationships in the Tuscaloosa real estate community and gained invaluable experience in leading the Board of Directors and a wide variety of Committees.  Hall is a native of Tuscaloosa and a University of Alabama graduate. She completed the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation through CAI shortly after starting with Spaces, and is continuing her pursuit of additional education through CAI in order to achieve the PCAM designation. 

Nikki Van Luvender

Association Accounting Manager

Nikki Van Luvender heads the Association Management Accounting division and will primarily oversee your Association’s Financials.  Ms. Van Luvender joined the Spaces Management team in April of 2012 as a Staff Accountant and worked diligently to become the Association Accounting Manager.  She is a member of the National Notary Association and Community Association Institute. 

Prior to joining Spaces Management, Ms. Van Luvender had 9 years of accounting experience. Ms. Van Luvender is a native of Tuscaloosa and a University of Alabama graduate. She is pursuing additional education through CAI to achieve the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation.

Brooke Herring

On-Site Community Association Manager, Realtor

Brooke Herring joined the Spaces Management team as part of the Association Management division in June of 2019 and oversees the property management of the University Downs Condominium Home Owner’s Association. Brooke joins our team with eleven years of experience in the Tuscaloosa property management market. She is currently working on expanding her education through CAI by completing the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation.

Brooke has been a resident of Tuscaloosa County for 25 years. She has one daughter who currently attends Shelton State Community College as a member of the Lady Bucs softball team and one son who attends Northside High School and plays varsity baseball.

Wade Farris Spaces Management

Wade Farris

Area Manager, Single Family Rentals, Realtor

Wade Farris is the onsite Property Manager and Community Association Manager for Traditions Condominiums. Farris also handles leasing and is a licensed Realtor. Farris joined the Spaces Management team in June of 2019 and has led many community improvement projects to date.

Prior to joining Spaces Management, Farris was a Realtor with Keller Williams Realty here in Tuscaloosa, building relationships with home buyers and sellers, mortgage lenders, and fellow Realtors and served on the Tuscaloosa Association of Realtor’s Safety Committee. Prior to Real Estate, Farris spent 38 years in Retail Management, guiding the teams of various Specialty and Big Box Retail Stores. Farris is a native of Tuscaloosa and a Holt High School graduate. He is pursuing the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation through CAI.

Macy Hunt

Area Property Manager, Realtor

Macy Hunt began working as a real estate assistant in her hometown of Tupelo, Mississippi, in 2016. She grew to love the real estate industry and moved to Tuscaloosa, Alabama where she obtained her real estate license in 2019. Macy worked as a real estate assistant and a licensed Realtor at Keller Williams Realty. As a Realtor, her love for community associations grew and later led her to join the Spaces team in 2020. After 2020, she began her career with us as the property manager at Capstone Quarters. She quickly grew to become the area property manager in the student housing division of Spaces Management.

Olivia Turner

Property Manager, Realtor

Olivia Turner is the property manager for Capstone Quarters and Traditions Condominium. Prior to joining the Spaces Management team in July 2018, she obtained her real estate license in 2017. While acting as the on-site manager for Capstone Quarters from July 2018 to August 2020, Olivia obtained the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation. From August 2020 to October 2022, she worked as the on-site manager for The Walk, an off-campus student housing property. In November 2022, she returned to associations and is now managing both Capstone Quarters and Traditions Condominiums. She handles leasing for the two properties and holds an active real estate license.

Denise Reach

On-Site Community Association Manager, Realtor

Denise Reach is our onsite Property Manager and Community Association Manager for Midtown Village Condominiums. Denise joined the Spaces Management team in August of 2021 and thrives in spearheading community development.

Prior to entering Real Estate, Denise had worked in banking and finance for 15 years. Denise moved on to become a Realtor for Keller Williams Realty and has been in property management for over thirteen years. Reach is a licensed Realtor and handles all leasing for Midtown Village Condominiums.

She is passionate about serving her community and building meaningful relationships with all. She is an Alabama native and a graduate of Holt High School.

Johnnie Lea Early

Property Manager Crimson Place

Johnnie Lea, boasting 8 years of experience in both Multifamily and Single Family (BTR) sectors, introduces a dynamic, forward-thinking, and proficient approach to property management. Having relocated to Tuscaloosa in January 2024, she recently joined our Spaces Management team as a onsite property manager at Crimson Place. She is eagerly anticipating the opportunity to broaden her expertise and capabilities within the realm of student housing.

Karley Eaton

Leasing Manager, Realtor 

Karley Eaton joined Spaces Management in May 2023. She is currently serving as the Leasing Manager . With a comprehensive understanding of the market dynamics and an unwavering commitment to client satisfaction, Karley excels in facilitating smooth leasing transactions and ensuring optimal occupancy rates. In addition to her role as a Leasing Manager, Karley is a licensed real estate agent, leveraging her expertise to assist clients in finding their ideal properties. Karley’s journey in real estate began after she graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2022, where she earned a degree in Public Health. Her educational background instilled in her a passion for community well-being, which she channels into her work by helping individuals and businesses find spaces that enhance their quality of life and productivity.

Kelley Elmore

Community Association Manager

Kelley Elmore brings a wealth of experience and a deep-rooted passion for community building to her role as a Community Association Manager at Spaces Management. Prior to joining Spaces, Kelley spent several years immersed in the dynamic world of apartment management across Tuscaloosa County, where she specialized in both conventional multifamily and student communities.

Driven by her innate desire to make a positive impact, Kelley has always been dedicated to fostering thriving communities and empowering individuals within them. Her commitment to service and her ability to connect with people from all walks of life have been instrumental in her career journey.

Kelley’s transition to Spaces Management marks an exciting chapter in her professional growth. As a Community Association Manager, she is dedicated to leveraging her expertise to enhance the quality of life for residents and cultivate vibrant, inclusive communities where everyone feels valued and supported.

Eager to expand her knowledge and skills, Kelley is currently pursuing additional education through the Community Associations Institute (CAI) with the aim of obtaining the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation. This commitment to ongoing learning underscores her dedication to delivering excellence in community management and elevating industry standards.

Outside of her professional pursuits, Kelley enjoys reading, baking, and spending quality time with her loved ones. With a blend of experience, empathy, and a relentless drive to make a difference, Kelley Elmore is poised to continue making meaningful contributions to the communities she serves at Spaces Management.

LaTangie Miller

Community Association Assistant

LaTangie Miller serves as our Community Association Assistant. Passionate about creating positive experiences for others, LaTangie is dedicated to building strong relationships and delivering exceptional results. With a keen attention to detail and a commitment to excellence, she will consistently go above and beyond to ensure client satisfaction. In her free time, LaTangie enjoys volunteering in her local community and spending time with family and friends.

Macy Donaldson

Leasing Agent, Realtor

Macy Donaldson is our leasing agent at Spaces Management. Macy grew up in Tuscaloosa County, making her familiar with the area, as well as the local real estate market. She began her real estate career back in 2022, when she became a licensed Realtor and joined 1st Class Real Estate Powerhouse.

Since then, Macy has transitioned to property management and leasing, becoming the property manager at Davis Genery Properties in early 2023. Since transitioning to property management, she has been dedicated to helping clients find their perfect rental properties, while still practicing real estate, as well.

Now, she brings her passion for real estate and commitment to excellence in the property management industry to her new role as a leasing agent here at Spaces Management.

Payton Robinson

Administrative Assistant at
Midtown Village Condos

Payton Robinson began his career with Spaces Management in 2022 as a Leasing Agent for all on-campus properties. He took on a new role as Resident Services Manager, assisting tenants with all of their needs, enriching the living experience for Spaces property tenants. Payton is now the Assistant Property Manager of Midtown Village Condominiums.

Payton has been a resident of Tuscaloosa for 26 years. Prior to joining the Spaces Management team, he worked as a Rehab Technician for Aspire Physical Recovery Center of West Alabama. During his work there, he assisted Physical Therapists and also helped with the processing of insurance claims. After graduating Northside High School, Payton attended Shelton State Community College. His passion to help others makes him a valued asset within the Midtown Village community.

Tanda Jackson

Property Manager at Watercress

Tanda is the Property Manager at Watercress, a newly converted Condominium less than a mile from The University of Alabama. She has been caring for this community since October 2021 and joined the Spaces Management team in February 2024. She has worked in property management for 6 years in student living communities and thrives on the challenges that come with this field.

Tanda is a California native and has been in Tuscaloosa since 2005. Her previous adventures include retail/customer service, life insurance sales/management in Alabama and Mississippi, and shuttle driving for fun! She was the Leasing Manager for 2 years at The Grand at Rum Creek, then Leasing Manager at Evolve Tuscaloosa before being promoted to Assistant Property Manager and then Property Manager in 2023.

Tanda has excellent communication skills, thrives in challenging environments, and considers all problems as puzzles – each with its own solution. She loves to try new things and lives by the motto, “If someone else can do it, so can I!” She loves Tuscaloosa and will continue growing roots here.

Anne Jamison

Corporate Accountant

Carol Anne Jamison serves as the Corporate Accountant for Spaces Management and brings with her more than 30 years in diverse industry accounting, financial business management.

Anne Joined Spaces Management in September of 2021 after relocating with her husband from the state of Washington. She works directly with the President of the company in a team environment to manage the day to day accounting need.

Anne is a member of National Bookkeepers Association she earned her B.S Office Administration, A.S Accounting- Draughons College Knoxville TN.

Anne has gained extensive accounting experience through senior accountant and management roles for a variety of companies, CPA firms and private clients located across America including Hawaii, Washington, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, and Tennessee. From small to medium-sized businesses, Anne has expertise in providing comprehensive accounting services, including individual, corporate, partnership, and nonprofits including audits, compilations, payroll, human resources, accounts payable and receivables, forensic accounting, and audits. In addition, Anne has expertise in consulting and supporting multiple computerized accounting systems.

Anne is a motivated professional with exceptional organizational skills. Fast learning, dynamic and enthusiastic, skilled in problem solving and maintaining accuracy. She believes accounting is the art of turning chaos into clarity and confusion into financial wisdom through accuracy and attention to detail.

Tommy Ford


As associate athletics director, Tommy Ford retired from the University of Alabama Athletics Department on Sept. 1, 2019. Ford, a native of Gadsden, Alabama, earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Alabama in 1978 and his M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the University in 1998.

As a student at Alabama from 1974-78, Ford served in the SGA Senate, Jasons, and the Kappa Alpha Order, and during his senior year (1977-78), was sports editor of The Crimson White school newspaper. After graduating from the Capstone, Ford returned to Gadsden before going back to the University in 1982.

1982-87, Ford worked for the National Alumni Association in alum chapter development and fundraising. In 1987, he was hired as assistant ticket manager in the Athletics Department and then was promoted to ticket manager, a position in which he served from 1987-93. From 1993-2006, Ford was director of TIDE PRIDE, the Athletics Department’s football and basketball ticket priority program for thirteen years.

From 2006-2009, Ford served as director of the Athletics Department’s new annual fund, the A+ Incentives Program, now known as the Crimson Tide Scholarship Fund. From 2009 until he retired from the University, Ford oversaw the A-Club Alumni Association, the school’s official letter-winners organization, and the Red Elephant Club booster groups. In the summer of 2020, Ford joined Tuscaloosa’s Spaces Realty LLC as a realtor, specializing in luxury condominiums in the “footprint” of Bryant-Denny Stadium and Coleman Coliseum.

Ford is the author or co-author of ten books: Alabama’s Family Tides; The University of Alabama All-Access Football Vault®; the Alabama-Auburn Rivalry Football Vault®; Bear Bryant on Leadership; Tornado to National Title #14; Crimson Domination: The Process Behind Alabama’s 15th National Championship; A Season to Remember: Faith amid the Storm; Crimson Mission: Coach Saban & the Tide Silence Critics with 16th National Championship; The University of Alabama Football Vault®, and 17 (the story of Alabama’s 2017 national championship).

Ford is married to the former Robin Rich of Gadsden, and the couple has one son, 23-year-old John Michael.

Ansley Simpson


Ansley Simpson joined the Spaces Management team in 2022 and has been the first smiling face you see when visiting Spaces Management as the receptionist. Ansley is currently working on obtaining her real estate license. Ansley is passionate about helping others to making sure they get the best help that they can receive. She was born and raised in the Tuscaloosa area. Ansley spends her quality time with her friends and family and of course her labrador named Nelli Mae.

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