Phillips Management Group’s Chief Operating Officer


GREENSBORO, N.C. (October 13, 2016) – Phillips Management Group today announced that Chief Operating Officer Maria Barker has joined the board of the Apartment Association of North Carolina (AANC) and the local advisory board for Apartment Life.

“I am excited to support AANC and look forward to working together with its board and leadership team,” said Barker. “The AANC represents the interests of rental housing professionals through legislative and regulatory advocacy, as well as a wide range of member services.”

In addition to her new role on the AANC board, Barker has joined the local advisory board for Apartment Life. Apartment Life is a national non-profit organization that sends team members to live onsite in apartment communities and support neighbors through practical, intentional, and everyday ways.

“Maria’s extensive experience in the industry and operational leadership will be valuable assets for both AANC and Apartment Life,” said Kevin Phillips, Managing Partner of Phillips Management Group. “We are proud of her willingness to commit her time and talents to these organizations.”

In addition to her new board commitments, Maria is serving her third annual term as President of the Piedmont Triad Apartment Association (PTAA) and has been a member of its Board of Directors since 2012. She holds a North Carolina Real Estate License and has earned multiple industry designations including NALP, CAM, NAAEI and ARM.

About Phillips Management Group

Phillips Management Group has been in business since 1959, and is a leading owner, developer and manager of 30 multifamily apartment communities in the Southeastern United States.