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Larry has more than 30 years of experience in the multi-family and commercial rental markets in both the public and private sectors. He has extensive experience working in Public Housing Operations and Development with the Housing Authority of the City of Austin and the Fort Worth Housing Authority (FWHA). His experience includes direct involvement with development and operation of multifamily ventures, from due diligence through financing, acquisition, design, construction, lease up and management operations. He played a key role in the successful acquisition and development of 3,099 affordable units located on 14 sites across the City of Fort Worth for FWHA. He spearheaded the creation and served as President of a successful full service property management company. He developed and oversaw a $350M property portfolio consisting of primarily mixed affordable and public housing communities in several regions in Texas. Larry received an Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He is a Certified Apartment Portfolio Manager (CAPS) through the National Apartment Association (NAA), Housing Credit Compliance Professional (HCCP) through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). He is a Certified Specialist in Public Housing Management (CSPHM) through the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) and a National Compliance Professional (NCP) through the Housing Credit College. Larry is a Texas State Licensed HVAC Contractor and Electrician. His experience includes over 35 years operating a successful mechanical contracting business in Texas. He recently served on the Board of Directors for the Apartment Association of Tarrant County.
Annette has more than 30 years of professional accounting experience in corporate and affordable multifamily environments. She has experience in the following positions over the course of her career: Chief Financial Officer, Director of Accounting, Accounting Supervisor, Senior Accountant; as well as several other full charge management positions in large corporate environments. Her experience includes managing, directing and supervising staff, treasury management, development and management of budgets and financial reporting;oversight of IT services, purchasing, payroll services, development and maintenance of internal control systems, corporate income tax processes and maintaining the G/L accounting system. In addition, monthly/annual financial closeout, financial reports development analysis and review, audit preparation and footnotes, financial report writing/queries, and many other accounting functions such as business filings and fixed assets. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting Degree from Savannah State University, Savannah, GA. Other credits include OneSite/RealPage Accounting, OneSite/RealPage Leasing and Rents, OneSite/RealPage Budgeting, JD Edwards software for IBM AS400, JD Edwards Enterprise One, Microsoft Products and many other PC software, treasury management and internet based platforms. Other training includes, Housing Tax Credit Compliance, Fair Housing, and BDO Public Housing Authority Finance.
Laura has more than 25 years of experience in real estate. She has considerable experience in the operation and management of single family, multifamily (Conventional & Mixed Affordable) and commercial assets. Her experience includes overseeing due diligence, operational management, development, construction, and substantial renovation. She holds real estate licenses in Texas with reciprocity in Oklahoma. Laura successfully supervised all aspects of operations of a diverse affordable portfolio consisting of over 4,100 mixed affordable and public housing units located in 29 developments operating regionally in Texas. She has managed in excess of 100 employees. Her expertise includes the successful management of LIHTC, Public Housing, RAD, High & Low Home, NSP, PBV and PBVA programs as well as management of conventional market rate multifamily assets. She has a demonstrated expertise in the repositioning of difficult assets. Laura is a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) through the National Apartment Association (NAA), Housing Credit Compliance Professional (HCCP) through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Certified Specialist in Public Housing Management (CSPHM) through the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO). Laura holds certifications as a Senior Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Certified Apartment Manager, (CAM), National Compliance Professional (NCP) and Certified Professional Occupancy (CPO) as well.
Megan has extensive experience working with complex mixed affordable compliance programs. She brings a unique combination of both managerial and hands-on compliance expertise working with multiple HUD and TDHCA affordable programs. Her experience includes Section 42 Tax Credit, HOME, Public Housing, Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV), Project Based Vouchers (PBV), Project Based Rental Assistance (RAD), and Relocation oversight. Megan has 15 years’ experience supervising and managing personnel and programs. Over the past 5.5 years Megan served as Compliance Manager and Trainer with a North Texas management company overseeing compliance for more than 2,600 highly complex mixed affordable and public housing units. No unit or property in her portfolio experienced any uncorrectable findings from any auditing agency. She attended Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. and VanderCook College of Music in Chicago, IL. Megan holds certifications as a Certified Specialist in Public Housing Management (CSPHM) through the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), Certified Occupancy Specialist–Advanced (COSA) through the National Center for Housing Management (NCHM), Public Housing Occupancy Specialist (POS) through NAHRO, and Management and Occupancy Review Specialist (MORS) through NCHM. In addition, Megan is a Certified Housing Credit Compliance Professional (HCCP).