About Us

For over 35 years, Buyers Access has been the preferred group purchasing organization for some of the most respected multi-family owners and operators in the nation. Trusted for more than just our purchasing power, our team of experienced industry professionals leverage data and analytics to maximize supplier partnerships and optimize procurement, creating compelling measurable results, while adding substantial value to productivity and profitability.

Leadership Team

Dan Haefner

Dan Haefner

President & CEO

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In his role as President and CEO, Haefner brings more than 35 years of experience in full service multifamily real estate, primarily focused on property management, asset management, construction management and acquisitions and development. He has demonstrated success in leading financial and operational improvement, human capital/team development and technological enhancements within high value real estate services organizations. Dan has been directly responsible for managing assets in excess of $3 billion, and numerous divisions within companies in the multifamily and single family real estate industries.

Dan holds a BA in Business Management with Honors from St. Mary's College in Moraga, California, and his specialties include being a previous b­oard member of the National Multi Housing Council, Atlanta Apartment Association, Georgia Apartment Association, Georgia Apartment Industry Educational Fund, Rent Bureau, and Community Life Concepts non-profit organization.

Pete Roden

Pete Roden

Vice President of Operations

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Pete's varied experience within a number of industries brings a unique flavor to our team. The common thread behind his work experience has always related to deliverable client and customer service (both external and internally) with emphasis on systems process, efficiency and productivity.

Pete has extensive experience in operations support in the areas of accounting, finance, systems and tax with a background that spans industries such as public accounting, relocation/real estate, distribution and now multi-family.

Pete, a CPA, holds a B.S. in Accounting and an Associate Degree in Business Administration and is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s, the Colorado Society of CPA’s and Financial Executives International, both national and local chapters.

Johnathan Hovanec

Johnathan Hovanec

Vice President of Account Management

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Johnathan brings over 21 years of experience serving the multifamily industry to Buyers Access. Prior to joining Buyers Access, as one of HD Supply’s first Regional Account Managers, Johnathan developed partnerships with dozens of management companies to help them identify opportunities to improve efficiency and drive NOI. As a National Account Manager Johnathan worked with some of HD Supply’s largest customers to help institute significant cost savings and compliance programs, and as the Director of National Accounts for the West Coast Johnathan lead a team of National Accounts Managers, delivering value added solutions to hundreds of multifamily clients.

Immediately prior to joining Buyers Access, Johnathan held the role of Director of National Accounts – Healthcare, leading HD Supply’s efforts to expand their presence in the Senior Care arena. In addition to his time focused on the multi-family industry, Johnathan spent the first 7 years of his career with The Home Depot helping to develop and implement their Commercial Sales program, serving a variety of industries, and service providers.

Jeff Peterson

Jeff Peterson

Vice President of Business Operations

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Jeff Peterson is our Vice President of Business Operations. In this role, Jeff is responsible for Buyers Access' Utilized Technology infrastructure which powers our CRM, Financial & Accounting and Business Intelligence applications. He also directs and manages our team of Client Success Analysts and is the Product Manager for our Commerce Automation site. Jeff has over 10 years of finance experience, which before joining Buyers Access, started in Avery Dennison's North American Shared Services Center where he provided analytical and general accounting support to multiple diverse business units.

Jeff holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Colorado State University. He is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.

Ken Miller

Ken Miller

Vice President of Sales

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In his role as Vice President of Sales, Ken brings more than 34 years of experience in Information Technology, Process Improvement, and Multifamily Operations Management. During his multifamily career, Ken has held COO, CTO, CIO, and VP positions with such firms as The LYND Company, CF Real Estate Services (formerly CFLane/Lane Company), Peak Campus, Rainmaker-LRO, Ambling Companies, Pinnacle Realty, and Insignia Financial Group. Ken previously spent 13 years outside of multifamily with Sara Lee Corporation and Southern Weaving Company.

Ken earned his degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Data Processing from the University of South Carolina-Spartanburg.

Hila Muchow

Hila Muchow

National Director Of Supplier Management

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Hila Muchow is our National Director of Supplier Management. She oversees Buyers Access supplier relationships and programs. Before serving in this current role, she served as Senior Account Manager with the company managing a portfolio of customer accounts.

Hila brings 20 years of property management experience before joining Buyers Access with roles as a regional manager and property manager. She worked for Edward Rose and AMLI Residential. Her experience overseeing as many as 6,000 units brings an array of knowledge in marketing, leasing, budgeting, supplier relationships /programs, staff management and day to day operations. In her property management career, she enjoyed success earning many accolades but most notably Manager of the Year Awards and National Property of the Year.

Mark Lederhos

Mark Lederhos

Executive Vice President, Business Development & Marketing

Mark joined Buyers Access as part of a merger with HPN Select, a national GPO that served the affordable housing industry. He was the President of that organization.

Mark is a seasoned executive with experience building early-stage business units from the ground up in a variety of competitive industries and fast-moving markets. He has hands-on experience in strategic planning, business development, partner programs, joint ventures, financial management and product marketing.

He received a BA in English Literature from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MBA from Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

Our Mission

We believe in the power of information which is how we help customers of all sizes create compelling measurable results adding substantial value to productivity & profitability.

Core Values

Buyers Access values integrity and honesty and we believe in consistently placing these at the forefront of our business. We encourage teamwork, integrity, and initiative , while promoting “doing the right thing” with everyone we engage.

We place high importance on building and maintaining long-term relationships with our supplier partners, members prospective clients, and our team members.

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