Faulkner Design Group Hires Michelle Duncum, VP of Client Relations & PR

DALLAS (Nov. 13, 2013) –Faulkner Design Group, an award-winning interior architecture firm based in Dallas, Texas, is adding to its team of top talent with the hire of Michelle Duncum as its new Vice President of Client and Public Relations. With over 24 years of experience in property management, multifamily construction and development, marketing and public relations, Duncum will be responsible for handling the firm’s everyday marketing and in-house public relations needs. Additionally, she will be responsible for company operations, clients, vendors and projects as well as building a brand around the firm.

Duncum’s strengths lie in multifamily development, management and marketing and understanding the needs of the clients that Faulkner Design Group serves. She is skilled in training staff, troubleshooting, anticipating market conditions and planning for contingencies, all duties integral for her new position.

“Faulkner Design Group always puts its Best face forward through its work and also by hiring top talent,” said Adrienne Akin Faulkner, RID, LEED Green Associate, IIDA, ASID, president and founder of Faulkner Design Group. “Having Michelle on board allows us the unique ability to have direct insight regarding client needs which helps us provide a higher level of service. This insight and level of service is one of the many things that sets us apart and allows us to transform lives through design.”

Prior to joining the Faulkner Design Group team, Duncum served as Asset Manager and Executive Director for Glenbrook Residential and Brothers Property Corporation in Dallas. While there, she was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Dallas portfolio of multifamily real estate investments; the financial direction of investments; writing, implementing and assessing annual budgets, forecasts and billing; and extensive marketing and public relations responsibilities.

An alumna of The University of Texas at Arlington, Duncum has served on multiple financial advisory committees for the Arlington Independent School District, holds several certifications including OSHA and Fair Housing Compliance certifications and has won numerous multifamily industry awards, such as the Apartment Association Property of the Year. Additionally, she has been named one of the Top Three Property Managers of the Year.

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