Director of Training and Development
Melinda joins PLK Communities with 6 years experience in Property Management. She started her career as a Leasing Consultant for Hills Properties in early 2011 in the Greater Cincinnati, OH market. In 2012, she was promoted to Property Manager for a community in the nation’s apartment mecca, Houston, Texas. Melinda returned to Ohio in early 2014 to manage a luxury mid-rise for Lifestyle Communities in Downtown, Columbus, OH. Melinda went on to manage communities in Dayton and Cincinnati before accepting the role of Director of Business Systems and Training for Hills Properties. She is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University with a double major in Business Management and Business Marketing. Melinda has been successful in roll-outs of new software platforms, policies and procedures, while leading training sessions and producing unique training materials. She is a passionate advocate for on-site team members and reinvigorating systems to ease everyday business.