Vice President of Operations
(804) 756-8262 Office
(804) 350-3161 Mobile
Teresa Starkey grew up in Fairfax, Virginia and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in 2004 with a B.S. in Sociology and a Minor in Business. While attending VCU she was active within the Richmond community through her participation in the Phi Sigma Pi Honors Fraternity.
Teresa began her career in Property Management in February 2004 when she joined Thalhimer as a part time Leasing Consultant. With graduation from VCU approaching, she used the connections she had made through Thalhimer and took a leap into the world of Association Management. In June 2004, she joined the Virginia and Central Virginia Apartment Associations as their Education and Member Services Coordinator.
In 2014, Teresa was promoted to the association’s Vice President of Events, Education and Membership where she oversees all event/education coordination for the association’s membership. As the association’s membership has grown over the years, she has seen her role expand exponentially. Currently she oversees planning and budgeting of the association’s statewide calendar of events covering the Greater Richmond, Fredericksburg, Hampton Roads, Charlottesville, Roanoke, Blacksburg and Shenandoah Valley markets along with statewide events such as VAMA’s annual conference, the state’s largest Multifamily Rental Housing specific conference.
Teresa currently serves as an active member of the National Apartment Association Education Institute’s (NAAEI) Program Administration Committee and is a NAAEI Faculty Instructor.