Compliance Staff

RHIANNON DUNN / Director, Operations and Compliance
Rhiannon Dunn joined the CTG in July 2000. She is responsible for coordination between the CTG working groups, property ownership, asset managers and compliance monitoring agencies. Ms. Dunn has been actively involved in hospitality, resort and multifamily real estate development and management for twenty-six years. Prior to joining the CTG (1995-2000), Ms. Dunn served as Executive Assistant and Asset Administrator at Creative Choice Homes, Inc. a national developer of affordable housing. In this position Ms. Dunn was actively involved in the preparation of applications for Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, Tax-Exempt Multifamily Bonds and other competitive funding program applications. Ms. Dunn was also responsible for compiling underwriting materials, preparing due diligence packages and meeting other lender requirements for new properties. As properties were placed in service, she worked closely with property management (including the CTG since November 1996) to monitor compliance issues, assist in grant writing, social service programming and on-going property improvements.

Ms. Dunn attended the Journalism program at Point Park College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P), a National Compliance Professional-Executive (NCP-E), and a Tax Credit Compliance Specialist (TaCCs). Ms. Dunn has completed Low Income Housing Tax Credit Certification Programs in Florida, North Carolina and Georgia. Ms. Dunn has also earned her Assisted Housing Manager (AHM), Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Certified Occupancy Specialist-Public Housing and Site Based Budget Specialist (SBBS) certifications.

DAVID KATZ / Senior Compliance and Training Manager
David Katz joined the CTG in April 2002. Portfolio wide, he is involved in site level compliance with all affordable programs. Mr. Katz conducts in-house file inspections, site inspections, and training. In addition, Mr. Katz is involved with investor and agency monitoring and correspondence.

Prior to working with the CTG, Mr. Katz was a National Sales manager for a gift manufacturer. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA. Mr. Katz is a National Compliance Professional (NCP), a Tax Credit Compliance Specialist (TaCCS), a Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) and an Assisted Housing Manager (AHM).

LISA DEWYNGAERT /Training Manager
Lisa Dewyngaert joined The CT Group in 2015 as a Compliance and Training Manager. Ms. Dewyngaert came to The CT Group from MRI where she managed all the training materials, training and e-learning for BostonPost, MRI Software, Resident Connect and Prospect Connect. Ms. Dewyngaert joined MRI as part of their acquisition of BostonPost where Lisa had started in client support and quickly advanced to Senior Manager of the Training Department. Prior to her tenure with MRI/BostonPost Ms. Dewyngaert spent 7 years in residential property management as a site manager.

JOHN ECKERT /Compliance Manager
John Eckert joined the CTG in July 2018 as a member of the compliance team. Mr. Eckert ensures multi-family properties are in strict compliance with all rules and regulations set forth by HUD, Tax Credit Investors, and other regulatory bodies.

Prior to joining the CTG, Mr. Eckert was a project manager for Telesis Corporation where he oversaw the development of multi-family projects throughout the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. Before Telesis, he served overseas in the United States Peace Corps, completing two years of service as a community and economic development advisor in the Republic of Panama. Mr. Eckert earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland.

KENYA LITAKER /Compliance Manager
Kenya Litaker joined the CTG in March of 2017 as a leasing agent at a LIHTC and Section 8 property in Baltimore. Ms. Litaker’s eye for detail and efficient work method made her an excellent fit for compliance. Ms. Litaker joined the compliance team in August 2018. Ms. Litaker is responsible for all aspects of tenant compliance with a focus on Section 8 policies and procedures, oversight of the Enterprise Income Verification System (EIV), as well as Management and Occupancy Review (MOR) preparation and responses.

Prior to joining the CTG, Ms. Litaker spent over nine years as a housing specialist for various voucher-based housing programs throughout the greater Baltimore region. She had most recently served in management overseeing the voucher based and tax credit units.

Ms. Litaker attended Towson University. Ms. Litaker has earned Assisted Housing Manager (AHM) and Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) certifications.


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