Columbia Residential Adds To Leadership Team

For Immediate Release
July 10, 2023

Industry and Market Leadership Spurs Company Growth

ATLANTA AND NEW ORLEANS—Columbia Residential announced that they have added two executives to their leadership team. Scott Manspeaker has joined as Senior Vice President of Accounting and Finance, and Rhonda Brown, MS, HCCP, CPHM, has joined as Vice President of Property Management.

Scott Manspeaker, Senior Vice President of Accounting and Finance, Columbia Residential

Scott Manspeaker, Senior Vice President of Accounting and Finance

Mr. Manspeaker possesses more than 20 years of experience in multifamily and real estate management, development, and acquisition. In his new role, he will provide financial oversight for the company’s operations, including accounting, financial analysis, performance metrics, and forward planning. Scott will be working out of the Atlanta office.

Rhonda M. Brown, MS, HCCP, CPHM

Rhonda M. Brown, Vice President of Property Management

Ms. Brown brings over 25 years of experience in property management mostly in the affordable housing industry. In this role, she will oversee operations and profit and loss for a portion of the Columbia Residential Properties, LLC, property management portfolio, which includes 10,000 apartments. Rhonda will be based in New Orleans.

“This is a pivotal time for Columbia Residential as we are experiencing rapid growth due to market demands and industry momentum,” said Carmen Chubb, President of Columbia Residential. “Scott and Rhonda bring extensive experience to their roles, and we are thrilled to have them join our team. Both of them bring proven leadership and a shared passion for our mission toward advancing lives and strengthening neighborhoods.”

“I have had the pleasure of working with Ms. Brown previously and can attest to her passion, leadership, and incredible work ethic,” said Aaron Swain, President of Property Management. “We are very excited to have her join the team alongside Vice President of Property Management Malaika Taylor, ARM, HCCP, CAP, who has done a phenomenal job of managing our growing portfolio of properties across the country for over six years.”

About Columbia Residential (Columbia Residential Properties, LLC)

Founded in 1991 by Noel Khalil, Columbia Residential is an award-winning Atlanta-based developer, owner, and manager of affordable and mixed-income housing. Celebrating its thirty-two-year anniversary, the company currently has more than 10,000 affordable and mixed-income housing units under management in Georgia, Texas, Florida, and Louisiana. Columbia Residential makes a lasting commitment to each community it plans, builds and services by providing a continuum of stewardship that powers long-term investments. The company’s unique approach to property management features an innovative model for resident services, including comprehensive on-site programming along with additional resources provided through strategic partnerships with local entities that foster a strong home life and growth mindset for every resident.

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