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About 20 in their Twenties

NAA’s 20 in Their Twenties celebrates the best and brightest in the rental housing industry. They are individuals who are 29 years or younger that have made great professional achievements in their career and have the potential to go far. 

NAA will be accepting applications for the Class of 2022 from February 14, 2022 - March 18, 2022.  For more information about the program, please contact Sara Keene.

Award Information

Award Criteria
  • NAA membership is required.
  • Must be 29 years or younger on June 30, 2022.
  • Must be employed full time in the rental housing industry.
  • Demonstration of making a meaningful impact at the workplace.
    Award Benefits
    • Complimentary registration to Apartmentalize in June.
    • Recognition at Apartmentalize and in units magazine.
    • Recognition as part of NAA’s Class of 2022, 20 in their Twenties on the Apartmentalize website.
    • Invitation to exclusive reception for all 20 in their Twenties winners.
    • Assigned an industry leader (ambassador) who will be able to guide you through Apartmentalize and help with any questions you may have, both pre-conference and onsite.
    • Award to display.
      Selection Process
      • Applications will be reviewed, and candidates will be selected by an NAA Task Force.
      • Candidates will be selected based on the following:
        • Content and Quality of Video (30%)
        • Quality of Overall Written Application (20%)
        • Innovative Ideas (15%)
        • Demonstration of Leadership (15%)
        • Career Goal (10%)
        • References (10%)
      • A maximum of 20 applicants will be selected.
      • Individuals selected for the Class of 2022 will be notified no later than April 8.
      • Applicants not selected will be notified via email no later than April 8.
      Contact Information

      For scholarship and application information, please contact Sara Keene, Director of Member Programs at NAA.

      Meet the Class of 2021

      Members of NAA’s 20 in Their Twenties class of 2021 are proven leaders with a lot of ideas for the rental housing industry. 

      Lenaya Bailes   Blythe Bland   Kaden Czerniawski
      Lenaya Bailes
      Property Manager
      Cameron Brothers Company, LLC
        Blythe Bland
      Training Manager
      RangeWater Real Estate
        Kaden Czerniawski
      Director of Strategic Projects
      RangeWater Real Estate
      Jessica Dinin   Andrea Graham   Vanessa Grayson
      Jessica Dinin
      Director of Marketing
      Weller Management
        Andrea Graham
      Special Events Coordinator
      Upper State Apartment Association
        Vanessa Grayson
      Associate Property Manager
      Cushman & Wakefield
      Samantha Hoover   Anthony Johnson   Celeste Madrigal
      Samantha Hoover
      Property Manager
      CF Real Estate Services
        Anthony Johnson
      Regional Director of Operations
      Henssler Property Management
        Celeste Madrigal
      Community Director
      Weidner Apts
      Annie McRae   Tori Morris   Andrew Owen
      Annie McRae
      Assistant Community Director
      600 Riverside Weidner Apartment Homes
        Tori Morris
      Property Manager
      Bozzuto Management Group
        Andrew Owen
      Project Superintendent
      Insite Construction
      Shane Papaycik   Eddy Perez   Henry Phillips

      Shane Papaycik
      Community Manager
      Ander Properties

        Eddy Perez
      Property Manager
        Henry Phillips
      Regional Property Manager
      Isis Sanchez   Morgan Stolle   Nicholas Tzavis
      Isis Sanchez
      Leasing Consultant
      Weidner Apartment Homes
        Morgan Stolle
      Regional Marketing Director
      Lincoln Property Company
        Nicholas Tzavis
      Portfolio Manager
      Varsity Campus
      Charmaine Wan   Eric Williams
      Charmaine Wan
      Senior Marketing Manager
        Eric Williams
      National Sales and Marketing Manager
      Class of 2020
      Alexandra Brooks   Dustin Chavis   Tatiana Dwight

      Alexandra Brooks
      Regional Marketing Director


      Dustin Chavis
      Regional Director of Operations
      Henssler Property Management


      Tatiana Dwight
      Recruiting and Retention Specialist
      Fogelman Properties

      Sarah Fitzgerald   Sierra Zielke Garza   Kayla Grayson

      Sarah Fitzgerald
      Regional Marketing Manager


      Sierra Zielke Garza
      Senior Revenue Manager
      BH Companies


      Kayla Grayson
      Senior Community Director
      Insite Property Solutions, LLC - Mainstreet Property Group

      Jeremiah Hines   Andrew Hudson   Courtney Ingleman

      Jeremiah Hines
      Flow Property Management, LLC


      Andrew Hudson
      Regional Trainer
      Mission Rock Residential


      Courtney Ingleman
      Director, Real Estate Operations

      Evan Jackson   Sydney Jamieson   Jonathan Jeans

      Evan Jackson
      Property Manager
      Epoch Residential


      Sydney Jamieson
      Vice President of Operations
      iLS Network


      Jonathan Jeans
      Vice President of Operations
      Pinnacle Campus Living

      Julianna Kim   DJ Maldonado-Thomas   Noah Molnar

      Julianna Kim
      Community Manager
      Mill Creek Residential


      DJ Maldonado-Thomas
      Assistant Property Manager
      The Lund Company


      Noah Molnar
      Managing Director, Partner, Co-Founder

      Stephanie Ollman   Erin Rauch   Olivia Richardson

      Stephanie Ollman
      Regional Property Manager
      Lincoln Property Company


      Erin Rauch
      Leasing Manager & Systems Analyst
      Lighthouse Property Management


      Olivia Richardson
      Property Manager
      Landmark Property Services, Inc.

      Avona Terrell   Jennifer Wiley

      Avona Terrell
      Quality Assurance Analyst
      Atlanta Housing


      Jennifer Wiley
      Greenbrier Management Company

      Class of 2019
      • Taylor Alford | Marketing Representative | Matrix Residential
      • Stephen Colvin | Digital Marketing Manager | Management Services Corporation
      • Eric Davis | Leasing Manager | Bell Partner
      • Jess Debord | Talent Acquisition Specialist | Cascade Management, Inc.
      • Eric Domino | Chief Operating Officer | Smart Apartment Solutions
      • Lauren Ebstein | Sales Coordinator | Model55
      • Jessica Fowler | Community Director | Wiedner Apartment Homes
      • Jonah Guttman | Systems and Training Manager | HILLS Properties
      • Kristin Hahn | Traveling Leasing Manager | Cardinal Group Management
      • Justine Hammack | Community Manager | Greystar
      • Maggie Hobbs | Property Manager | North American Properties
      • Mackenzie Holmes | Leasing and Marketing Professional | Hankin Apartments
      • Tiffani Kettoman | Community Manager | Tribute Properties - Ashton Woods Apartments
      • Gray Lane | Digital Marketing Strategist | JMG Realty, Inc.
      • Ashlee Partin | Account Executive | Affinity Waste Solutions
      • Emma Taylor Stancil | Leasing Professional | Ascend Communities LLC - The Roseberry
      • Kate Ternosky | Leasing Manager | Highmark Residential
      • Adrian Tomala | Property Manager - IT and Marketing Specialist | Reinsch Companies
      • Danielle Tuel | Assistant Manager | The Star
      • Duy Vu | Marketing and Sales Training Manager | Land & Co. Apartments