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About Us

Our Mission

To glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to our care, being a positive influence and exceeding expectations of all who come in contact with us.

Hidden Creek Management, Inc. has been in business since 2005 and provides long-term property management for single and multi-family residential and commercial real estate in Watauga and Avery Counties. We also provide leasing services, home watch, and condo association management services. We are located in the heart of Boone to better serve you.

Doug Belden
Doug Belden, Owner
(828) 773-3714

Doug graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor's Degree and obtained his MBA from Appalachian State University in 1991. During that time in graduate school, he and his wife fell in love with the High Country and have been blessed in raising their three childen in this community. After working for Watauga Wood Products for over 12 years as Human Resource Manager, Doug decided to pursue his own business in property management and established Hidden Creek Management, Inc. He then purchased Boone Realty in order to provide both exceptional investment property management and brokerage services.

Don Nelson, General Manager/Broker-in-Charge
(828) 262-1081
JoJo Muldoon
JoJo Muldoon, Property Manager and Office Manager
(828) 262-1081

Originally from Ireland, JoJo moved to America in 1989. She came to Boone from Charleston SC several years ago with her husband and two daughters, Conor and Alex. With an experienced background in Human Resources/Customer Service primarily with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, JoJo's transition from the Hospitality business to the Real Estate business has been both challenging and rewarding. Her commitment to excellence and professionalism will be the driving force behind the scenes when you contact Boone Realty and Hidden Creek Management to help you with your Real Estate or Rental needs.

Ron Fannon
Ron Fannon, Broker/Realtor
(828) 264-5267

Ron, known as "Ron the Land Man" Fannon, is a native of the High Country and a graduate of Applachian State University. He has been involved with Boone Realty and has executed land and home sales for over 20 years. Ron is the person sure to provide you the expertise and knowledge needed to help you buy and/or sell property.

Cherie Moretz
Cherie Moretz, Accounting Manager
(828) 262-1081

Cherie moved to Boone in 1991 to attend Appalachian State University where she earned a BA Degree in Psychology and a MA/CAS in School Psychology. She then worked for Wilkes County School District for 9 years. Cherie lived in the Boone area where she met and married Darren and now has 3 boys, James, John and Jacob. She left the school system to be at home with the boys until she came to work for Hidden Creek Management on a part time basis (taxiing her boys to sporting venues and all sorts of events is her full time occupation). As an invaluable member of our team Cherie manages the financial aspect of the business, although her excellent communication and organizational skills have been utilized in many areas. Her dedication and hard work behind the “scenes” are vital to the efficiency of the business.

Alex Lawhon, Maintenance Manager
(828) 262-1081


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