Melissa serves on Upside Avenue’s Investment Committee as a Strategic Advisor, providing expert guidance on property management and property selection. As an expert in property management, she brings deep understanding of operations and markets, which allow us to see risks and opportunity for upside that others may miss. She concurrently serves as Vice President, Operations for Upside Avenue’s sister company CLEAR Property Management.
Melissa has been a leader in property management and strategic planning for more than two decades.She has spent extensive time in operations and property management in Central Texas, Kansas, Georgia, and Colorado, having run luxury class A buildings to distressed B and C repositions and value-adds. She has also supervised multi-million-dollar renovations while maintaining occupancy levels of 96 percent or higher, prior to stabilization. She holds many achievements, including Property of the Year, Manager of the Year, Region of the Year, and Regional of the Year.
Melissa is passionate about her family and about supporting veterans and members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Melissa obtained her Real Estate License from the Austin Institute of Real Estate in 2004.