Casey Morgan, MPP, CEO
Oversees the entire association staff and the association's mission. Works directly with the HAA Board of Directors on all association functions.
Susan Hinkley, CAE, Vice President & General Manager, Community Outreach/Product Service Council liaison
Oversees staff and organizes events and volunteers for numerous Community Outreach programs, including the Food Drive and the All-Stars Sports Challenge; is the liaison to the HAA supplier committee, the Product Service Council. Oversees office building maintenance, rentals, supply purchase and vendor contracts.
Andy Teas, CAE, Vice President, Public Affairs
Monitors government actions in Houston, Harris County and surrounding cities and districts, as well as the state and federal levels. Keeps members up-to-date on government action - pro and con - and works with government policymakers to see that the needs of the apartment industry are considered.
Emily Hilton, CPP, CAE, Vice President, Professional Development
Oversees the Houston Apartment Foundation education programs, including the seminar series Avenues, professional credentials, Distance Learning and the Career and Community Development Committee to promote careers.
Amanda Sherbondy, CAE, Vice President, Membership and Marketing
Oversees all membership and marketing programs and activities. Assists supplier members in marketing their business to other member companies through ABODE and Directory & Buyer's Guide advertising, digital marketing, selling exhibit space for the annual HAA Education Conference & Expo and sponsorship of events and meetings.
Lauren Ragin, CMP, Events and Meetings
Oversees and organizes general membership meetings, special events and fundraisers, including the gala, chili cook-off, Honors Awards, and volleyball and bowling tournaments.
Kaylon Newcomb, Member Services/ Marketing Assistance
Assists HAA staff and members with membership and marketing information. She handles membership records and updates and coordinates volunteer involvement.
Will Alfaro, Webmaster/Online Media and IT
Oversees online media including the Web site and e-mail communications. Provides information technology and job board support.
Public Affairs Manager
Assist VP of Public Affairs with the Legislative Committee meetings. Oversee administration, fundraising, and endorsement recommendations relating to the HAA Political Action Committee and monitoring, communication and advocacy with the City of Houston, particularly the office of the mayor, the city council and key departments including police, fire, planning, public works and health. Point of contact for media - arranging talking points and coordinating interviews with HAA members for reporters and monitoring press coverage of the apartment industry.
Lauren Turner, CAE, CMP, Assistant Vice President, Outreach
Collaborates with the Strategic Growth Committee Chair and committee to plan and coordinate all outreach meetings in the HAA 12 county area. Assist elected officials with apartment-related constituent requests.
Deborah Nix, Publications
Oversees the creative development, editorial content and design of printed materials, including ABODE magazine, the annual Directory and Buyer's Guide, event marketing and related projects.
Morgan Taylor, Managing Editor
Oversees the editorial content for ABODE magazine, manages HAA's social media pages, hosts a micro-webinar series via Zoom and assists with media requests. Morgan graduated from the University of Alabama in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in journalism. She has a background in writing and editing for newspapers and magazines.
Nancy Li Lo, CPA, CGMA, Vice President of Finance
Oversees cash management and revenue collection. Monitors operations and accounting for HAA's three corporations and the political action committee. Also handles personnel and employee benefits administration.
Cindy Ramirez, Accounting
Assists in revenue collections and daily operational accounting items including record keeping, invoicing and member accounts.
Lan Tran, Accounting
Assists in daily operational accounting items and record keeping.
Matilde Luna, Resident Relations
Answers questions from both apartment personnel and residents concerning leases and owners rights and responsibilities to provide an alternative to filing court cases. Oversees the two Resident Relations Committees.
Tina DeFiore, Rental Credit Reporting (RCR)
Oversees all aspects of RCR, in partnership with SafeRent Solutions, which includes the development of sales and marketing plans, education and training, recruitment of new subscribers, collection of data through software integrations, building partnerships with management districts, and retention programs for existing customers.