The Wheelhouse Real Estate Management team is made up of a group of talented and fun individuals. Based in the Northwest Arkansas region, our aim is to provide clients with a wonderful leasing experience. Whether they be the owner or resident.


Mitch Moore

Director of Property Management

What started as a part-time job, quickly turned into an all-out passion. Mitch’s background in property management began when he became a weekend leasing consultant for a 130 unit apartment community-based in the suburbs of Minneapolis. Since then, Mitch held roles from property manager to corporate operations specialist for a real estate company based in Minnesota. His experience includes working with property acquisitions, new construction developments, and stable multifamily properties.

Raised in Rogers, Arkansas, Mitch moved to Minnesota where he spent six years developing his passion for managing multifamily real estate. After earning their Bachelor’s degrees, Mitch and his wife, Elena, returned to Northwest Arkansas to be with family and rejoin the thriving community. He is excited to be back in the region and working in the (always evolving and growing) community.

In his free time, Mitch enjoys reading, running, and spending time with his family. He’s somewhat of a “foodie” and is always up for tasting new dishes.


Joel Nizza

Community Manager, Bentonville

Joel came to the team from the world of marketing and video production. He loves meeting new people and finds fulfillment in helping people find homes that fit them. Joel’s role consists of managing Wheelhouse properties and making sure maintenance and other requests are handled promptly.

 Joel grew up in Ozark, Arkansas and attended John Brown University. He has since worked in TV, film, startups, and marketing in various capacities both in Northwest Arkansas, and Little Rock. Having been away, he has greater appreciation for the community of Northwest Arkansas. He enjoys being a part of a thriving Bentonville.

 In his free time, Joel enjoys being outside, whether biking, hiking, kayaking, or camping, as well as working on cars and hanging out with friends and family.


Jenifer Canaday

Community Manager, The Frisco Apartments on Walnut

Jenifer Canaday moved to Northwest Arkansas two years ago and quickly found herself immersed in the property management industry. Having spent 10 years in the telecommunications industry, Jenifer prides herself in all things customer service related. 

Jenifer is the recipient  of the Northwest Arkansas Apartment Association (NWAAA) “Rookie of the Year” award in 2017 and “Assistant Property Manager of the Year” award in 2018.

Jenifer maintains a healthy work life balance by taking road trips with her wife Kim and sons Cody and Jesse. She also volunteers at the Arkansas Public Theatre in downtown Rogers as both an actress and a stage manager. 


Kimberlina Lutrick

Leasing Consultant, The Frisco Apartments on Walnut

Kimberlina Lutrick has over five years of property management experience in the Northwest Arkansas region. Originally from California, she has developed a deep love of Arkansas and is proud to raise her family here.

Kimberlina is the recipient  of the Northwest Arkansas Apartment Association (NWAAA) “Rookie of the Year” award in 2018. She is currently working on attaining her Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) certificate.

When she’s not in the leasing office, you’ll find her with her family. She’s a proud mother of two boys, and a lover of the great outdoors. She’s got some good tips on where to go hiking or kayaking!


Keith Paul

Maintenance Supervisor

Originally from Schaumburg, Illinois, Keith spent the early part of his career with Delta Airlines in Chicago, Salt Lake City, Dallas-Ft. Worth and Los Angeles.  He recently relocated to Bentonville from Burbank, CA with his wife Cathy and their two dogs Darby and Dash. 

While is Burbank Keith developed his passion for property management and building maintenance working with the Cusumano Real Estate Group and a band of colleagues whom he learned from every day.  It was a fun job and hard to leave. Working with great people, providing excellent service, being able to fix things and manage processes with a growing company is exactly what he found at Wheelhouse and he couldn’t be happier.

The proud dad of two boys, Brooks and Connor, Keith enjoyed many good times with them from camping to skiing and from beach to bikes and travel. They are excited to continue their adventures in the Northwest Arkansas area!


Jake Newell

Founder, Business Development

Jake founded Wheelhouse Real Estate Management to oversee several properties in downtown Bentonville. His primary focus is his company, Newell Development.

Our team could not do we what do without the skills and knowledge of many of our partnering companies. Many of our properties are projects by Newell Development. We also work with small companies such as Other Duties as Assigned NWA and Hund Marketing.

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