Evelyn Starks-Spicer is Vice President of Regional Operations with POAH Communities, supervising a team of regional property supervisors who oversee a portfolio of 6,000 units of affordable rental housing in Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, Massachusetts and Washington, D.C.
She joined the organization in 2019 as a Senior Regional Property Supervisor, responsible for the oversight of operations for POAH’s Illinois portfolio which includes several properties on the South Side of Chicago where POAH has created new construction housing, renovations of abandoned properties and mixed-income, mixed-use developments.
She previously worked for a wide range of properties, including independent and supportive senior living, public housing, commercial properties, affordable rentals and condo associations.
Prior to joining POAH Communities, she held the positions of Director of Operations with Holsten Management and Regional Property Manager with Ludwig & Company and The Habitat Company where her responsibilities included, but not limited to, operational oversight, policy leadership, financial management and training and development of over 6,000 units.
Evelyn is a licensed real-estate broker in the state of Illinois and holds professional certifications in the areas of COS, TCS, CMH, RIM, and FEMA/ Emergency Management.