Following graduation from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Business Administration, Cassie started her career in HR managing the onboarding process for new employees at Camden Property Trust, a real estate investment trust (REIT). Staying with the company, she transferred into an operations role where for four years she trained sales teams, managed apartment contracts and rental income, and coordinated vendor and maintenance work at various apartment communities. Cassie went back to school to obtain an MBA focused on Sustainable Business Practices at Duquesne University. While working on her MBA, she gained experience consulting for a variety of companies and learned how sustainability and green initiatives can help companies innovate and gain a competitive advantage. Cassie’s hobbies include hiking, rock climbing, and archery, bowhunting, volunteering with Glade Run Lutheran Services and Meals on Wheels.