As the vice president of marketing and engagement at Aeris Properties, Michelle Wood oversees the firm’s strategic marketing programs in addition to all resident experience initiatives as well as employee engagement and training. She brings more than 19 years of marketing and property management experience to her role. Before joining Aeris Properties, Wood led a team responsible for creating and implementing marketing strategies for 13,000 units that spanned 45 properties in Florida, Georgia, Colorado, North Carolina, and Texas. Wood is a volunteer with the South East Florida Apartment Association and is an active member of the education committee. In 2018 Wood was named one of DMN’s 40 under 40 marketing honorees.