Property Management Director
As a property management and consulting professional with over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, Velda Simpson brings her attention to detail, commitment to customer service, and keen negotiating skills to her working relationships. Velda is the Property Management Director at Kairos Development Corporation, an Atlanta-based company she has worked with since 2002. Her role includes managing over 500,000 square feet of multi-family, office, retail and medical space for Kairos. This portfolio includes BuggyWorks, the large historic office park in East Point between Hartsfield/Jackson Atlanta International Airport and downtown Atlanta.
Velda’s commitment to excellence is evident in her passion for professional development, both for herself, and others. In addition to her BBA from Brenau University in Gainesville, GA and her MBA from Troy University, Velda continues her focus on superior continuing education and professional development by seeking out and earning prestigious designations, including CPM (Certified Property Manager) and ARM (Accredited Residential Manager). Ms. Simpson is also a State of Georgia Certified Pre-License Real Estate Instructor and serves as an instructor at Kennesaw State University; College of Continuing and Professional Education, a trainer with IREM GA, an IREM Regional Vice President, and a guest lecturer at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.
- 2013 President of Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM); Georgia Chapter #67
- 2016-2017 IREM Regional Vice President
- Member of the Southern Crescent Toastmasters since 2012
- Member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors since 2003
- Member of the Georgia Real Estate Educators Associations, GREEA since 2012