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PMA Profile: Alla Shtipelman

Alla’s love for teaching and education is a great asset in her position with Kay Apartment Communities. As education and development manager, she focuses on helping advance employees’ careers and designing training programs that focus on industry and professional development. She is responsible for mentoring and creating paths for each position to help employees grow within the company and in the industry.

Prior to joining Kay Apartment Communities Alla was a regional sales and marketing supervisor for ROSS Management Services where she was recognized with multiple rewards. Alla started her career in property management 18 years ago as a leasing agent for KSI Services (now Kettler). Through her career she has worked for Fairfield Residential and Equity Residential prior to joining ROSS Management Services.

In 2014, Alla joined the PMA Board of Directors and served as PMA president in 2017. As a PMA Board member, she participates in the strategic management of the Association and contributes to the success of its educational and networking events. Alla has also served on PMA’s Holiday Ball and Membership committees and co-chaired the August Social Committee. Alla also has been an active member of the Community Service Committee and the PMA Toastmasters Club. In 2012, PMA honored Alla’s contributions with the Distinguished Service Award.

“I like to be part of PMA,” says Alla, “because I believe in professional collaboration, sharing and learning. PMA meetings are perfect opportunities to do that."

Alla has also been an active member with Rockville, Reston and Silver Spring Chambers of Commerce. In her spare time, Alla enjoys ballroom dancing and spends time with her daughter, family and friends.

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