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On the Scene Photos from TAA Texas Apartment Association One Conference & Expo Wednesday, April 14 through Friday, April 16 in San Antonio Photos by Mark Hiebert and Bob Daemmrich
With the reopening of Texas, TAA’s 2021 ONE Conference was held in person in San Antonio. TAA recognized both the 2020 and 2021 statewide rental housing professionals and supplier company award winners and installed the new TAA leadership. Congratulations to the award winners from Houston: Oscar Fiallos, CAMT, CWS Apartment Homes, 2021 Mary Williams Maintenance Professional of the Year; David Dill, NALP, Veritas Equity Management, 2021 Anita Marcino Leasing Professional of the Year; Robert Martinez, IROP, Rockstar Capital Management, 2021 Bob Ross Independent Owner of the Year; Century A/C Supply (2020) and The Liberty Group (2021), Mike Clark Supplier Partner Companies of the Year; Scott Douglas, CAM, CAPS Creative Property Management, 2020 Rita Kirby Regional Property Manager of the Year; and Roberto Guzman, CAMT Veritas Equity Management, 2020 Mary Williams Maintenance Professional of the Year. Also honored was HAA Past President Clay Hicks, The Dinerstein Companies, who received TAA”s prestigious Frank P. Finch Presidential Award from opening session speaker Terry Bradshaw. Hicks is the TAA president-elect and the third volunteer to receive the award twice.