Meet the Staff


April DeMotts, CAM
Property Manager

April came to Stonegate and Carlton Scott Apartments in the Fall of 2008. She is a 2003 Virginia Tech graduate where she double majored in Residential Property Management and Construction. April worked in Nashville, TN and Dallas, TX before returning to Blacksburg to make it home. April is originally from Kingsport, TN and currently lives in Blacksburg with her son, Price and their dog, Penny. Her favorite part of the job is being able to laugh at the funny things that happen at the office. Stop by and ask her to tell you the rooster story! In her free time, April enjoys getting together with friends, camp fires, live music, shoe shopping and reading.






Donald Akers – “Sonny”

Sonny came to Stonegate and Carlton Scott Apartments in June of 1983. That’s right, he has been with us for almost 30 years! Prior to coming to work with us, Sonny worked in home construction and for Ford Motor Company in their factory. He is originally from the Riner area of Montgomery County, VA and currently lives in Christiansburg. He has three grown daughters and eight grandchildren (2 girls and 6 boys). Sonny’s favorite thing about working here, and the reason he’s stuck with Stonegate and Carlton Scott for so long, is the great work environment, great co-workers and the students and their parents. He always enjoys hearing from previous residents long after they have moved out. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, walking and spending time with his grandchildren.




Michael Mitchell – “Mitch”

Mitch started working for Stonegate and Carlton Scott in the Fall of 2010. Prior to being with us, he worked in maintenance on another student property for 5 years and worked for 20 years as a machinist at Federal Mogul. He has four children, two boys and two girls, ranging in age from 4 to 22 and is originally from Pulaski County, VA. He now resides in Newport, VA with his wife and family. Mitch’s favorite part of working at Stonegate and Carlton Scott is being able to help the residents and make them more comfortable in their homes. In his free time he enjoys football, softball, skiing and spending time with his family.



Group Photo