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2023 GFAA Annual Meeting with Toni Blake

2023 GFAA Annual Meeting with Toni Blake

Thursday, November 16, 2023
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)

Event Details

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Event Agenda:
  • 11:30 AM - 1 PM: Annual Meeting & Lunch, including Board of Directors Executive Officer Vote 

  • 1 PM - 4 PM: Seminar with Toni Blake 

Building a MacGyver Culture: 10 Characteristics of Resourceful People

Resourcefulness is the ability to quickly find clever ways to overcome difficulties. Historic inflation on the heels of a global pandemic have created a challenge that demands a resourceful culture. It’s time to meet the challenges head-on with a willingness to embrace evolving possibilities, opportunities, thoughts, views, and suggestions. The pivot has replaced standard procedures! Toni Blake’s 2023 program establishes ten characteristics of a “MacGyver Culture”.

  1. Never Quit Team Spirit – See the UPside of downtimes
  2. Permission for Collaboration & Creative Ideas
  3. Open Minded Vision: Redefining Possibilities
  4. Workflow Solutions for Swift Implementation
  5. Optimize Time & Talent
  6. Seek Innovations to Reduce Costly Mistakes
  7. Practice Patience: Seek Clarity in Goals Before Acting
  8. Simplify Procedures
  9. Imaginative & Intelligent Problem Solving
  10. Celebrate Success

A MacGyver Culture requires top-down permission for innovation and forward-thinking change, with clear workflow solutions in place for quick approvals to redirect resources. The resourceful mindset finds a way!

3 CECs

Register Here

Autumn Barton
Autumn Barton Residential Account Manager BMS CAT
Jerome Bell
Jerome Bell Owner / Property Manager RAJJ Investment Properties, Inc.
Kim Bolt-Davidson
Kim Bolt-Davidson Territory Sales Manager CORT Furniture Rentals
Diana Briones
Diana Briones Community Manager Jamestown Commons
Bliss Chadwell
Bliss Chadwell Branch Manager The Liberty Group
Janelle Chandler
Janelle Chandler Forty2 LLC
Ioni Christian
Ioni Christian Forty2 LLC
Aliyah Cleary
Aliyah Cleary Leasing Specialist Legacy at Cross Creek
Heather Cook
Heather Cook Community Manager Amora East
Lisa Faison
Lisa Faison Assistant Community Manager Legacy at Cross Creek
Dillon Frawley
Dillon Frawley Brownlee, Whitlow, and Praet
Jomar Galarza
Jomar Galarza Forty2 LLC
Heather Gonzalez
Heather Gonzalez Operations Director Sweetwater Property Management
Natalie Hart
Natalie Hart Area Manager The Liberty Group
Leigh Hayworth
Leigh Hayworth National Account Manager Lowe's Pro Supply
Chris Helms
Chris Helms Parcstone Apartments
Sarah Ikeya
Sarah Ikeya Community Manager Addison Ridge
Joshua Jones
Joshua Jones Maintenance Technician Forty2 LLC
Melissa Jones
Melissa Jones Regional Manager Forty2 LLC
Alexis Kenoyer
Alexis Kenoyer Leasing Specialist Reserve at Carrington Place
Anthony Keys
Anthony Keys Forty2 LLC
Courtlyn McAllister
Courtlyn McAllister Leasing Consultant Reserve at Carrington Place
Mindy McCorkle
Mindy McCorkle Chief Enhancement Officer Enhancement Talent Development, LLC
KrisAnn Miedema
KrisAnn Miedema Marketing Director Sweetwater Property Management
Christina Miller
Christina Miller Property Manager Sweetwater Property Management
Sylvia Moore
Sylvia Moore Maintenance Supervisor Legacy at Cross Creek
Brandi Moran
Brandi Moran Community Manager South Park Village
Kymbrell Murphy
Kymbrell Murphy Leasing Consultant Reserve at Carrington Place
Natalie Perez
Natalie Perez Property Manager Good Homes Bordeaux
Karen Perkins
Karen Perkins Community Manager Reserve at Carrington Place
Jennifer Pittman
Jennifer Pittman Community Manager Apartment Dynamics
Angela Raupp
Angela Raupp Remote Training and Support Specialist Apartment Dynamics
Stephanie Reeser Bullard
Stephanie Reeser Bullard Senior Sales Executive Rent
Catina V Rhinehart
Catina V Rhinehart President Sweetwater Property Management
Allen Sanderson
Allen Sanderson Channing Apartments
Stephanie Smith
Stephanie Smith aCCOUNT eXECUTIVE CORT Furniture Rentals
Megan Snyder
Megan Snyder Community Manager Sweetwater
Joe Torres
Joe Torres Staffing Coordinator The Liberty Group
Tonya Willaford
Tonya Willaford Community Manager Briarwood Apartments/Apartment Dynamics
Anthony Williams
Anthony Williams Maintenance Supervisor South Park Village
Emilie Williamson
Emilie Williamson Owner Savvy Cleaning Company
31 Other Registered Attendees
Registration is closed. Email info@mygfaa.org for more information. 

About the Instructor:

Toni Blake is a popular industry keynote speaker and comedienne. Her enthusiastic presentation style is unique, with "laugh while you learn" education and comedy. After three decades of touring multifamily housing, she continues to be the premier choice. Toni Blake won top selection in the 2020 Multifamily Insiders Choice Award for her Wednesday Webinar. At the 2022 NAA in San Diego, CA, Toni
was the featured comedienne to open for Jeff Foxworthy at the Top Gun Party aboard the USS Midway!
In 2021 Toni boldly toured the industry with her popular AmaZING Tour bus, visiting 23 states in 135 days, and traveling over 13,000 miles. The tour continues in 2022! Toni Blake's research is published in many national industry publications, including Units Magazine. Her creative wisdom inspires thousands of industry professionals each year with innovative concepts in customer service, sales, and marketing. Toni's infectious energy has built a social media following of over 36K, with .5M views of her Facebook LIVE videos, making her a sought-after guest on multifamily radio and podcasts. Toni is passionate about being an
agent of positive change in our world and inspires people to be great human beings. Stay in touch with TotallyToni by following her in real-time on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.