Building a Foundation for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

Events over recent years have dramatically raised the awareness of, and interest in, the topics of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. Many residential management company leaders are eager to improve understanding in their organizations and open the lines of communication among their team members in a constructive manner, surrounding these particularly important issues. Join Jen Piccotti and Camron Shelton to learn some initial insights gained from the 2022 NAA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Survey conducted by NAA and Swift Bunny. 

Learn more about:  

  • The state of DE&I efforts in the rental housing industry 

  • The most common first steps taken by residential management companies in their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion journeys 

  • One company’s DE&I success and lessons learned 

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About the Hosts

jenn piccotti


Jen Piccotti

Jen Piccotti, Chief Learning Officer for Swift Bunny, has spent the last two decades listening to, learning from and finding solutions for residential property management executives, employees and residents. Having joined the property management industry in 2000, her research connects the dots between data, performance and progress. From NAA’s Apartmentalize, National Multi Housing Council Optech, Apartment Internet Marketing Conference, Multifamily Social Media Summit, Canada’s Landlord WebCon and the UKAA Build to Rent Faire, Jen has been a frequent presenter in rental housing. She holds a MS in Quality Assurance from California State University, Dominguez Hills.  

camron shelton


Camron Shelton   

Camron Shelton, Regional Director of Operation at Centerspace, has 25 years of leadership in financials, insurance and real estate alongside his advocacy of volunteerism. He enthusiastically sits on numerous subcommittees at NAA such as DE&I, Apartmentalize, Operations and Mental Health. As a NAA Diversity Leadership Program Class of 2020 Graduate, Camron continues the work as Twin Cities Diversity Inclusion Council Member and Centerspace’s DE&I Steering Committee Co-Chair. In addition to receiving education from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business, Camron has contributed to worthy causes as a former 11-year Board of Governors for the Human Rights Campaign of Washington DC and LGBTQAI+ Advisor to the US Congress and State of California.