Vice President of Operations
Kari Holmstrom, Vice President of Operations, is responsible for the oversight and management of MetroPlains Management multifamily residential portfolio as well as the sales and marketing team. Kari is responsible for working with owners, federal, state and local officials, and employees to be sure that developments are performing in a manner most beneficial to owners and the residents we serve.
Kari has had over 18 years of affordable property management experience in positions such as Director of Compliance to Executive Director. Her knowledge and experience is extensive, spanning from operations, maintenance, staff training and development, compliance, policy development and implementation. Kari believes in strategic goal setting and uses financial analysis to reach the goals of our owners as well as support those populations we serve.
During her tenure here, Kari has been known as the “fixer” from remote training with staff during the height of COVID, to assisting with problematic properties, to overcoming challenges in difficult lease-ups. Kari has frequently been recognized for pulling together teams to solve an issue and helping individuals succeed. She has a passion for mentoring site staff to develop into leadership roles, taking daily opportunities to coach her teams. Kari is certified by the National Affordable Housing Board as a Housing Credit Certified Professional, HCCP, as well as a Certified Section 8 Specialist.