Mrs. Shields joined Audubon Communities as Vice President of Operations in 2006 where she was instrumental in developing and implementing all of the firm’s policies and procedures. In 2010 Mrs. Shields was promoted to Executive Vice President and given responsibility for managing all of the firm’s day to day operations, including having direct oversight of the marketing and leasing efforts across the entire portfolio.
From 2002 to 2006, Mrs. Shields was with Capital Properties, a major private real estate investor. Mrs. Shields relocated to New Jersey in order to participate in Capital’s reposition of a 1,029 unit mid-rise apartment community. Previously, Mrs. Shields worked for Colonial Properties Trust, a major public REIT, from 1995 to 2002. During her tenure at Colonial, Mrs. Shields was responsibility for the lease up of multiple ground-up developments and rehabilitation projects, meeting or exceeding pro-forma forecasts on every project.
Mrs. Shields is a graduate of the University of Florida.