Michelle Childers and Patty Crawford Recently Promoted!


Michelle Roberts, Patty Crawford, and Michelle Childers (Left to Right)

ApartmentFinder is very pleased to announce the recent promotions of Michelle Childers and Patty Crawford. Both ladies are in Las Vegas this week attending the 2011 AF Sales Meeting (see picture)!

Michelle Roberts, Patty Crawford, and Michelle Childers (Left to Right)

Michelle Roberts, Patty Crawford, and Michelle Childers (Left to Right)

Patty Crawford was promoted to VP of National Partnerships for Apartment Finder. During her 16 years at Apartment Finder, Patty has shared her knowledge and expertise to grow our business. She managed the East and lead our field teams to take their local market to new levels. Many successes have resulted from Patty’s direct leadership with our Apartment Finder team. Patty was instrumental in directly launching the Florence, Sumter, Myrtle Beach, and Albany publications and assisted in launching many more.

She has been recognized as Board Member of the Year, Vendor of the Year, Chairperson of the Year, Market of the Year, and Leadership Award winner. She has a passionate customer service philosophy, and her desire to ‘get it done’ for our employees and customers makes her a true champion for our brand.

Michelle Childers was promoted to Vice President, East for Apartment Finder. She began her career with Apartment Finder in 1997 in Birmingham, AL, where her premiere issue was 128 pages. Since then, Michelle has contributed to the opening of 15 additional markets and the acquisition of 4 publications in Louisiana. In 2006, Michelle moved into the role of Mid-South Regional Director where she was responsible for the hiring, training and financial management for 17 markets in 6 states. Michelle is a founding board member of the Birmingham Apartment Association, serves on the NAA National Suppliers Council board, and the Alabama Apartment Association.

“Michelle’s promotion is a valuable development for Apartment Finder,” said Marcia Bollinger, President of Apartment Finder. “As one of the most experienced leaders in the multi-family industry, she will continue to share her knowledge and expertise, and, therefore, create many new market success stories. She is full of energy and has a true passion to ensure we exceed our customers’ expectations month after month.”

Please join us in congratulating Patty and Michelle on their many accomplishments and new roles. Stay tuned for more updates from the Orange Team in Las Vegas this week!