20 in their Twenties

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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 begin accepting applications for the Class of 2023 on October 17, 2022. If you would like to be notified when the next application period opens, please email Stefani Hurst.

If you would like to nominate an individual that is 29 years or younger and a rising star in the rental housing industry, please submit a nomination form. All nominees will be contacted to complete and submit an online application once the call opens on October 17. 

Program Information

  • NAA membership is required.
  • Must be 29 years or younger on June 9, 2023.
  • Must be employed full time in the rental housing industry.
  • Demonstration of making a meaningful impact at the workplace

  • Complimentary registration to Apartmentalize in June.
  • Recognition at Apartmentalize and in units magazine.
  • Recognition as part of NAA’s Class of 2023, 20 in their Twenties on the Apartmentalize website.
  • Invitation to a networking breakfast 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.

  • 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 2023 will be notified no later than March 8.
  • Applicants not selected will be notified via email no later than March 8.

For program and application information, please contact Stefani Hurst, Member Programs Manager at NAA.

Meet the Class of 2022

brandon brown headshot

Brandon Brown
Assistant Property Manager, Fogelman
Member of the Upper State Apartment Association

  brett frank headshot

Brett Frank
Community Manager, Centerspace
Member of the Apartment Association of Metro Denver

  christian galvan headshot

Christian Galvan
Regional Property Manager, Greystar
Member of the Washington Multi-Family Housing Association

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Cristina Caruso
Operations Specialist, Greystar
Member of the Houston Apartment Association

  earl lacey headshot

Earl Lacey
Customer Marketing Specialist, ResMan, LLC
Member of the Houston Apartment Association

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Hunter Crane
Marketing Coordinator, DTN Management Co.
Member of the Property Management Association of Mid-Michigan

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Janae Rubino
Property Manager, RKW Residential
Member of the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association

  jessica fritz headshot

Jessica Fritz
Events Marketing Manager, Zumper
Member of the Atlanta Apartment Association

  joseph wisenall headshot

Joseph Wisenall
Property Accountant, Lawson Companies
Member of the Virginia Apartment Management Association

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Justine Solorio
Assistant Property Manager, Bella Investment Group
Member of the Arizona Multihousing Association

  madalyn garelick headshot

Madalyn Garelick
Marketing Manager, Greystar
Member of the Austin Apartment Association

  morgan flowers headshot

Morgan Flowers
Development Coordinator, Lawson Companies
Member of the Virginia Apartment Management Association

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Nikki Sarmer
Marketing Technology Manager, Cortland
Member of the Atlanta Apartment Association

  paige sauerwein headshot

Paige Sauerwein
Fayetteville General Manager, Specialized Real Estate Group
Member of the Arkansas Apartment Association 

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Ruth Nwaturuocha
Director of Asset Management, Brick Town Management
Member of the Apartment Association of Nebraska

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Savannah Taylor
Brand Marketing Manager, RangeWater Real Estate
Member of the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association

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Tabitha Givens
Marketing Coordinator, First Communities Management
Member of the Apartment Association of Greater Columbia

  vicky king headshot

Vicky King
President, Axela Management
Member of the Connecticut Apartment Association

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Victoria Lantz
Regional Property Manager, Lincoln Property Company
Member of the Apartment Association of Metro Denver

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Whitney Kahrs
Area Manager, CIG Communities
Member of the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Apartment Association




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

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

  • 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