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Over one-hundred and forty-five years of combined staff experience assures Key Housing Connections’ customers the very highest level of convenience and satisfaction.
Dean founded Key Housing Connections in 1992 and is currently KHC’s Chief Executive Officer. At 25 years of age, he began investing in residential rental real estate, which eventually segued into a corporate housing business. Under Dean’s leadership KHC has grown from a small Sacramento focused business to now serving the national and international needs of KHC’s corporate clients.
Prior to founding KHC, Dean was Director of Marketing for the California Trucking Association, and studied at California State University, Sacramento, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
Born and raised in Honolulu, Dean left the Hawaiian Islands behind to pursue an education in California, eventually married and raised four children. Dean respects Mother Earth, and thoroughly enjoys the outdoors, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking and watersports of all kinds.
Bob Lee joined the company 26-years ago as the Marketing Director and is today, the President.
After spending 22-years in the International airline and travel industries, Bob was fascinated by the potential of the “Corporate Housing” concept. The development of the Internet and the evolution of business travel have proven to be a winning combination.
Bob was born and raised in Grass Valley, California. After attending college and a tour in the U.S. Air Force, he went to work for Canadian Pacific Airlines in San Francisco. Bob spent 18-years in sales and marketing at CP Air. He developed advertising and tour product for North American and International destinations.
After several years in the Administrative field, Claudia started with Key Housing Connections as a consultant in 1994. She officially joined the Key Housing Connections team in 1995 as the Operations Manager.
At the present time, Claudia is working in a part-time capacity with KHC, assisting the operations team, while also serving as Vice President on the Board of Directors.
Prior to joining Key Housing Connections, Claudia was the Special Events and Convention Manager for the California Trucking Association.
Claudia has raised 2 children, and now enjoys spending time with her 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Amanda has been a part of the Key Housing Team in various roles for nearly 15 years and is currently the Director of Sales and Operations. Amanda started her career with Key Housing at the age of 23 as the receptionist. After a very short time she joined the sales team, and from there has had the opportunity to learn and grow within the organization.
After 6 years with Key Housing, Amanda had an opportunity to stay home and raise her young children. Blessed with 3 beautiful daughters, she has been an active participant within the 4H Youth Mentoring Organization, as well as managing Competitive Youth Soccer Teams.
Amanda returned to Key Housing in 2012 and has thoroughly enjoyed being able to focus on her career and seeing where new journeys and adventures will take her.
Alani has been around Key Housing Connections since the start in 1992, however she officially joined the Key Housing Team in March of 2011. She is currently a Customer Service and Operations Specialist, working primarily with the national sales team in the United States.
Alani was born and raised in Orangevale, CA and has earned an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Sierra College. Prior to working for Key Housing Connections, she worked in retail for several years.
When Alani is not working, she is raising her two children. She enjoys camping, fishing, family BBQ’s, and DIY projects.
Katie joined Key Housing Connection in May of 2017. She is currently a Customer Service and Operations Specialist, working primarily with the sales and marketing department, as well as our international leasing teams.
Katie was born and raised in the Sacramento area and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from California State University, Sonoma.
In her spare time, Katie loves to give back to her community by volunteering with the Kiwanis International Club of Citrus Heights.
Alex has been working for Key Housing intermittently since 2010 in various roles and became a full-time member of the team in January 2023. She is currently a Customer Service and Operations Specialist, working primarily with the accounting and maintenance departments.
During her intermittent time, she has raised 2 boys and has spent time as a stay-at-home mom. Prior to working for Key Housing Connections, she worked as an automotive technician for several years.
In her spare time, Alex enjoys cooking, baking, art projects and spending time outside in the Sacramento sun with her kids.