Member Spotlight: Donna F. Taylor, Sr. Vice President, Stirling Properties

After 20 years in the real estate business, Donna F. Taylor is one seasoned professional. Donna was recently promoted to Sr. Vice President, Asset Management & New Business Development, for Stirling Properties, where she manages a portfolio of properties owned by third parties.  Responsibilities include property and construction management, leasing, financial reporting, budgeting, financing and refinancing, contractual compliance and general client interface. Additionally, Donna handles Client Relations and New Business Development. She is one of four Senior Executives currently serving on the Executive Committee of Stirling Properties.

Prior to joining Stirling Properties, Donna was a Leasing Executive with Woodmont Development (New Orleans Galleria), and a paralegal with the law firm of Seale, Macaluso, Ross and Daigle in Hammond, Louisiana. A Certified Public Accountant, Donna obtained her MBA from SLU in 2002. She is a 2002 graduate of the Louisiana Realtors Leadership Program, a member of CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member), and a Notary Public for Tangipahoa, St. Helena, Livingston and St. Tammany Parishes. Donna holds both Louisiana and Mississippi real estate licenses.

Donna is a highly active, dedicated volunteer for a variety of community and business organizations. Her current memberships include N.A.B.O.R., New Orleans CREW, and the Southeastern Louisiana University Accounting Advisory Board. She was also selected by New Orleans City Business as one of the 2004 Women of the Year. Notable among her past commitments are: Louisiana Spring Fundraising Committee for the Hammond Special Olympics; Past President of the SLU Alumni Association; Past President of The Richard Murphy Hospice Foundation; Past Board Member of the Tangipahoa Association of Retarded Citizens; Past Director on the Board of the Directors of the Castlewoods, Annandale, Cypress Lake, and Bridgepointe Subdivisions in the Jackson, Mississippi metro area; and member of the Business and Industry Committee of the Louisiana Realtors Association.