Lauren Prather, Director of Maintenance for CHP Property Management, oversees maintenance operations throughout CHP’s multistate portfolio. She joined CHP in 2015 as a District Manager before being promoted the following year to Regional Property Manager, where she oversaw operations and collaborated with various departments to ensure property performance, profitability, and sustainability for 18 communities in Southwest Virginia. Lauren worked in property management for 10 years prior to joining CHP. Most recently, she worked for a Massachusetts-based company, where she traveled nationally to assist with acquisitions, dispositions, lease-ups, student properties, and audits. Her focus was on affordable program properties to meet compliance requirements. Lauren has a Bachelor of Science degree in housing and consumer economics from the University of Georgia.