Testimonials

I have had the privilege of working closely with Stephanie since 2010 when she began her service as a volunteer leader on the National Apartment Association Board of Directors. Stephanie rose quickly from a board member to committee chair to Vice President and President. Stephanie has great passion for industry professional development and while leading NAAEI, tapped her facilitation skills to provide training on Gallup Strengths, How to Deliver Impactful Webinars, How Millennials Want to Work and Learn and Diversity and Inclusion for various industry audiences. Stephanie also has excellent communication skills that were put to the test over 3 days when she conducted 46 radio and internet interviews about careers in residential property management, This virtual media tour reached an audience of 205 million listeners and viewers in 3,561 airings. The ad value of Stephanie's media tour was $3.8 million.

Maureen Lambe, CAE
Executive Vice President at National Apartment Association Education Institute

I highly recommend Stephanie to any organization looking for a leader who is extremely knowledgeable about industry operations and with excellent facilitation and communication skills.

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Stephanie is one of those rare individuals that creates value on multiple levels. First and foremost, her Genius Zone is serving as a strategic facilitator. Stephanie moves the “performance needle” using a strengths-based approach. She has a distinct ability to gain consensus from diverse stakeholders. 

Debbie Phillips, Ph.D., CPM
Consultant, Real Estate Advisor, Adjunct Professor, Career Coach, Chief Engagement Officer, Georgia Tech graduate.

 She cuts to the chase to optimize resources and therefore has earned a reputation as being a “must have,” high impact team player. She is a trusted advisor, coach, colleague and loyal friend. Stephanie executes with excellence!" 

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Stephanie has strong interpersonal skills that she uses to develop effective teams where each person is given the opportunity to perform at their highest level. She is well respected throughout the residential property management industry for her contributions and leadership with NAA and NAAEI. Stephanie is passionate about education and professional development, and she generously shares her talents for training. I had the privilege of working with her in a variety of roles with NAA and NAAEI. I highly recommend her to any organization seeking a skilled, effective leader.

Susan (Schulist) Sherfield

 Residential Property Management Educator

 Stephanie is a visionary leader who adds value to every organization that she is a part of. She is a strategic thinker who can see the desired outcome of a project, and then map out, and implement, a plan to achieve it. ”  

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Stephane has facilitated the Strengths Finder Coaching Program with both my team members as well as associates in a large nonprofit organization.  Each time my associates left eager to tackle and focus on their strengths and minimize the stress of their weaknesses." 

Renee Zahn, Sr.

Director of Real Estate, Greystar 

She is able to engage with the group and came so well prepared.

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“With a few newer team members, the Strengths Finder workshop with Stephanie was such great timing for us. It allowed us to get to know one another better, to understand each individual’s approach, and also be more cognizant of the things that trigger negative response aka “emotional basements.”  It was fun to hear where there were similarities and differences. It was spot on! 

Emily Blair, CAE

Austin Apartment Association Executive Vice President

I would highly recommend the Strengths Finder Coaching withStephanie; it brought our team together!”

“Strengths Finder Coaching with Stephanie Puryear Helling has helped the Texas ApartmentAssociation’s staff and our Leadership Lyceum class members learn more about ourselves and how we work with others. It was an eye-opening and worthwhile investment in our teams, andStephanie‘s coaching style is fun and informative."

Glenda R. Holmes, TAA Vice President of Member Services