and was awarded the first Real Estate Award of Excellence as a Certified Property Manager (CPM) in 2015 by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). In addition to her private consulting, Debbie serves as President of the Real Estate Career Academy, a non-profit that focuses on career awareness for those exploring careers in real estate. Debbie completed her Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, where she developed an Employee Engagement Model for the Multi-Housing Industry. In addition to teaching and consulting, Debbie is an author and nationally acclaimed speaker.
“Dr Phillips has a unique ability to review an enterprise from the outside (as an outsider) and with limited exposure to identify new and meaningful ways to deploy talent and maximize the return on human resources…read more” –Rick Bradshaw, Principal TPA Group
“Debbie Phillips is one of the most inspiring people in our industry. Her passion is undeniable and her knowledge priceless. Debbie instructed the first marketing class I ever attended as a multifamily professional in 1997- and I still remember how I felt when I left the class…read more” –Melanie Gersper, Chief Operating Officer ACRE