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People of Adelaide Pointe

Adelaide Pointe’s management and investment team is comprised of the following individuals:

Ryan Leestma - Owner

Ryan has 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur and has previously enjoyed successes in technology, renewable energy, and real estate management. Ryan was recognized as one of West Michigan’s Entrepreneurs of the Year and was most recently awarded “Newsmaker of the Year” by the Grand Rapids Business Journal.

Dr. Emily Leestma - Owner

Emily is responsible for working with Adelaide Pointe’s architects and community partners to design Adelaide Pointe’s development of parks, condos, apartments, and commercial uses.  

Aubrey Glick - Marketing and Operations Manager

Aubrey Glick is the operations and marketing manager at Adelaide Pointe. With a degree in advertising and public relations, she excels in social media management. Aubrey utilizes various communication platforms to effectively market Adelaide Pointe and raise awareness. In addition to her marketing responsibilities, she oversees all on-site operations, ensuring everything runs smoothly and efficiently.

Dakota Cartwright - Dry Marina Manager

Dakota Cartwright is the dry marina manager at Adelaide Pointe. Bringing extensive expertise to the team, Dakota has a solid background in forklift operations and a deep understanding of the boating industry. He will be managing the facility’s 285 dry marina slips, ensuring that each boat is handled with the utmost care and precision.

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Chad Blair - Wet Marina Manager

Chad Blair is the marina harbormaster at Adelaide Pointe. Recently relocated to Muskegon from Hawaii, Chad brings a wealth of experience from his previous role running a successful snorkeling charter business. As a certified captain, he combines his extensive maritime knowledge and passion for boating to ensure the marina operates at its best. His transition from the tropical waters of Hawaii to the beautiful shores of Muskegon adds a unique perspective to the Adelaide Pointe team.

John Lambert - Storage Manager

John Lambert is the storage manager at Adelaide Pointe. With a meticulous attention to detail and a strong background in logistics, John ensures that all storage operations run smoothly and efficiently. His expertise and dedication make him a crucial part of the Adelaide Pointe team.