GAA Executive Director / AAA Vice President – Operations

Georgia Apartment Association / Atlanta Apartment Association

No Longer Accepting Applications
Posted 5 months ago


The Atlanta Apartment Association (AAA) is the multifamily housing trade association for the Atlanta Metropolitan area. Founded in 1975, AAA is one of the largest local apartment associations in the country and an affiliate of the Georgia Apartment Association (GAA) and the National Apartment Association.

The AAA mission is to serve the interest of multifamily housing owners, managers, developers, and suppliers and promote a high level of professionalism in the multifamily industry to better serve the rental needs of the public.

Currently, GAA represents over 450 companies managing 550,000 apartment homes and over 1,000 businesses that provide products and services to the industry. Based in Atlanta/Dunwoody, AAA has 15 employees and annual operating budget of $4.6M.


Title: GAA Executive Director

         AAA Vice President – Operations

 Location: Atlanta/Dunwoody Office

Reports to: AAA President, Jim Fowler,


Georgia Apartment Association

  • Serve as primary staff liaison and point of contact for GAA affiliates across the state.
  • Lead the twice-yearly meetings of the GAA Board of Directors.
  • Visit and communicate with GAA affiliates on a regular basis, providing guidance and support to staff and board members, continually analyzing and recommending programming for membership growth and retention.
  • Coordinate, organize and implement the GAA Annual Meeting.
  • Serve as the GAA contact for the National Apartment Association.
  • Direct and coordinate the administration of approved programs, projects and activities of the Association.
  • Serve as primary staff liaison for Associate member relations, engagement growth and sponsorship development.
  • Assist in development of marketing materials and implement delivery of products and services.
  • Continually evaluate current products and services and explore the potential for new offerings to ensure maximum value proposition for members.
  • Assist in the development of annual budgets.

Perform all other jobs and duties as requested by the President.



Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business or related field.


  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in association management with knowledge of association finance, budget management, event planning, government affairs, strategic planning, workforce development initiatives, volunteer management, public relations activities and crisis communications.
  • Experience in supervising and motivating personnel; ability to lead a variety of personalities – staff and volunteers.
  • Strong and effective communication (verbal & written) and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple projects thoroughly and simultaneously.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, Windows server environment, association management software, and ability to learn new applications quickly.
  • Preference given to CAE’s.

While GAA/AAA fully supports work/life balance and partial hybrid work, the Executive Director/VP Operations position requires a commitment to on site, in office presence at the office in Atlanta/Dunwoody. The current policy is for employees to be in office 4 days a week and the fifth day remotely. GAA/AAA offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


This search is being conducted by Daniel C. Borschke, FASAE, MA, CAE, Tuft & Associates. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically, using one of these options:

  • Complete the resume submission form below, and include your resume and cover letter.
  • Email a cover letter and resume to Daniel C. Borschke, FASAE, MA, CAE, c/o

Job Features

Job CategoryNo Longer Accepting Applications
LocationAtlanta/Dunwoody, GA