Ms. Wood has twenty-five years of progressive experience in affordable housing and multifamily property management. She has extensive experience with all types of local, state and federal programs including LIHTC, Project-Based Section 8, Public Housing, HOME, Bond, HOPE VI, RAD, tenant-based subsidy programs and more.
Ms. Wood began her career as a Community Manager in 1994 with Goodale & Barbieri in Spokane, Washington. She quickly advanced to corporate roles as an Occupancy Specialist and Regional Manager. She moved to Puget Sound in 2001 as a Portfolio Manager for Allied Residential where she managed both affordable and conventional properties for a variety of clients including for profit developers, non-profits and public housing authorities. In 2005, joined Cambridge Management, Inc. in Tacoma, Washington where she served as Director and oversaw their property management operations while they expanded to more than 14,000 units in seven states including California. Ms. Wood is Assistant Vice President at The John Stewart Company for their San Francisco Bay Area region and will assume responsibility as Vice President in 2019.
Ms. Wood currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Affordable Housing Management Association for Northern California and Hawaii (AHMA NCH) and previously served as President of the Board of Directors for the Affordable Housing Management Association (AHMA) of Washington. Through her involvement with chapters of the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA), she has participated in many delegations to Washington, D.C. to ask our legislators for help with housing policy and support of housing programs. Ms. Wood has also worked for the benefit of the management industry through volunteerism such as chairing an advisory board for a technical college apartment maintenance program and being a speaker/panelist on property management careers and fair housing issues.
Ms. Wood holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Gonzaga University and a Washington State Real Estate Broker’s License.