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THE RealAmerica Family




President and Owner

Ronda has worked in the real estate industry since 1988 and founded RealAmerica in 1995.  She is a principal in all of the company-owned partnerships and oversees the senior management team and the strategic direction of each of the company’s divisions, including Development, Design, Construction, and Property Management.  She is a graduate of Indiana University School of Business with a BS in Finance/Real Estate and serves on the Boards of the Indiana Affordable Housing Council (IAHC), OneZone (formerly Fishers Chamber of Commerce), and Fairbanks Hospital. She is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO/WPO), holds an active Indiana Principal Brokers License and participates in numerous philanthropic activities in the community.


Chief Operating

Melanie has worked in the real estate industry since 1995.  She is an Indiana licensed Real Estate Principal Broker and has worked in various positions within the real estate industry including positions at the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority and Ice Miller, LLP before joining RealAmerica in 2013.  Melanie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University in Public Finance and holds several certifications associated with the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, housing development, and property management.  After successfully leading the Property Management Team at RealAmerica for 3 years she has taken on the responsibility of RealAmerica’s Chief Operating Officer.


Chief Financial

Roy is a graduate of Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management with a Major in Accounting and Minors in Finance and Entrepreneurship.  He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Indiana CPA Society as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  Roy started his career in the Real Estate Department of Katz Sapper & Miller where he spent five tax seasons working on all aspects of real estate transactions and reporting.  After that he spent time at another development firm working on developing and owning Section 42, Market Rate, and Assisted Living Developments.  At RealAmerica he oversees the financial operations of development, property management, and construction.


Vice President of

Jeff has worked in the real estate and economic development industry since 1999 and leads RealAmerica’s  development team with all facets of project development including: project feasibility, market research, site selection, land closings, tax credit package preparation, zoning and planning approvals, pro forma analysis, and equity and debt financing. He has successfully completed projects in Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, and Ohio including 9%, bond, and market rate apartments. He has financing experience with HOME Investment Partnerships Program, The Federal Home Loan Bank’s Affordable Housing Program, NSP-3, historic tax credits, and Industrial Recovery Tax Credits. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Indiana University and also studied Urban Development Planning.


Director of

Tyler has worked in the real estate industry since 2006 and has been with RealAmerica since 2009. During his time at RealAmerica, he has been promoted from Property Manager to Regional Property Manager to Director of Property Management based on his knowledge in both the management and maintenance sides of the Property Management business and his proven ability to lead through a wide variety of situations. He has been a part of numerous lease-ups, state and federal inspections, and the construction of a variety of multi-family, commercial, and self-storage developments. Tyler became the Director of Construction in 2018 and has since been promoted to Vice President of Construction.. Since becoming Director of Construction, he has earned National Standard General Contractor and OSHA 30 Certifications. He also has designations from the National Association of Home Builders of CAPS and HCCP. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Risk Management and Insurance with a minor in Residential Property Management from Ball State University.