meet the team

Our commitment to serving your HOA starts with our exceptional Leadership Team. Learn more about them below.

Lance Govang

Partner, President, Chief Executive Officer
Lance is a graduate of the Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. His nearly 30-year career in property management includes a wide variety of positions including Owner, President, and Vice President of some of the largest property management companies in the market. Since 1995, he has specialized in Residential Real Estate and Community Association Management. Lance has been awarded the Certified Manager of Community Associations [CMCA], the Association Management Specialist (AMS), and the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designations from CAI. Lance’s thorough comprehension of Real Estate Investment concepts and strong expertise in Profit and Loss Statements and Expense Analysis are a strong benefit to both our clients and the Sharper Management Leadership Team.


Dan Cunningham

Partner, Managing Broker
Dan earned his undergraduate degree at UC Santa Barbara and went on to Pepperdine University School of Law where he earned his law degree in 1997. Upon graduation from law school, he began his career in real estate where he has extensive experience holding various positions in the mortgage industry and the land, commercial, and apartment brokerage sectors. Dan manages business development and is the managing broker at Sharper Management. In this role, he stays current with legislation, legal matters, and actively works to progress Sharper’s imprint in the local marketplace. His legal background frequently proves beneficial for Sharper Management’s clients.


Matt Froehlich

Partner, Chief Operating Officer 
After a stint playing professional hockey in Europe, Matt began his career in the real estate industry specializing in the investment sales of multi-family properties in Minnesota. Nearly 10 years later, Matt has a thorough understanding of client service and is continually working to improve company operations to benefit clients. He graduated with dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Management from Quinnipiac University. As Chief Operating Officer, Matt runs the maintenance division at Sharper Management. He also oversees management staff, is active in talent acquisition, and runs the general operations of the company. His goals include, continually improving the internal systems, controls, and client offering at Sharper.



Nick Schilling

Partner, Chief Technology Officer 
Nick holds a degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, where he graduated cum laude. His experience includes ten years of accounting, information technology, and financial analysis for a Fortune 500 financial service company. He also earned Six Sigma Green Belt Certification prior to joining Sharper Management in 2010. Nick is Sharper Management’s lead innovator who ensures our technology is cutting edge and works to make our systems efficient and beneficial for our clients.


Candy Lee

Partner, Director of Community Management
Candy is a dynamic and detail-oriented leader with years of extensive experience in multiple aspects of community management. She has worked in the property management industry since 1994 and works closely with every manager to ensure the highest level of support and service for our clients. She is continually finding ways to improve the client offering at Sharper Management and has recently earned the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation. The PCAM is the highest designation possible awarded to community management professionals. Her professional experience and education are great assets in her position where she oversees and supports Sharper’s community managers and coordinates training and continuing education programs for them.



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