Principal at Abound Properties
Chapter Board - Portland
Darren is the Co-Founder and one of two Principals of Abound Properties- a Portland based real estate investment group that develops highly effective investment strategies for both single family and multi-family properties. As an experienced executive, passionate leader and business operator with extensive experience in high performing, high impact and entrepreneurial environments, Darren leads the sales, acquisition and project management efforts for the company.
Prior to Abound Properties, Darren spent a combined 12 years developing and building education companies and working on behalf of low income communities- with both Kaplan Inc and as a VP for Teach For America. Much of his experience has been with starting new ventures, opening new markets and scaling operations. Darren also has depth of experience with people management, operations, sales management, strategy, human capital development, stakeholder management and culture creation.
As an active board member for the Portland chapter of the Positive Coaching Alliance, he is committed to positively impacting the culture of youth sports in Portland.
Darren lives with his wife, Jodi, and three kids, Isaac, Levi and Bea in Portland, OR. Outside his commitment to his family, he is also the head basketball coach for the EA All Stars and actively involved in coaching his kids baseball and soccer teams.