Why We Built Intuitive Management Partners
Creating A Better Way of Life...
Intuitive Management Partners was founded by Whitney Ward in 2019 behind the principles and fundamentals that creating a better way of life starts by identifying the needs of our residents & communities, the property, our team members and partners. The operations of an apartment asset is the foundation and heartbeat of a successful community and our goal is to deliver solutions that improve housing opportunities & resident experiences, aid in the sustainability & life span of the property, expand opportunities for our team members and achieve the goals of our partners.
Our team of experienced professionals bring over 4,000 units of multifamily experience in mixed-income communities, as well as, a diversified social & economic background that can support a more inclusive & rewarding approach to apartment investing.
Principal, Chief Executive Officer
Whitney Ward is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Intuitive Management Partners. As the CEO of IMP, Ms. Ward identifies and defines overall company growth initiatives and business development for the company. She also oversees and identifies acquisitions, equity and debt partnerships and any brokerage engagements of the firm. Ms. Ward is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Georgia and Maryland.
Prior to Intuitive Management Partners, Ms. Ward spent ten years in corporate sales, management & marketing with Fortune 500 Company’s: Enterprise Holdings and The Coca-Cola Company. After her decade of corporate experience, Ms. Ward shifted into Commercial Real Estate and begin building her entrepreneurial career in Multifamily Investments. Ms. Ward spent several years as the lead Multifamily Investment Sales Broker for a National Brokerage Company and then used the skills and expert knowledge that she developed in multifamily investment sales & corporate business, to open a niche Multifamily Investment Management Company that leverages an expertise in operations to bring growth to communities and offer value to partners.
Ms. Ward is a graduate from George Mason University, where she studied Communications and was a member of the Division I Women's Basketball Program at Mason. Known and recognized as a leader in her community, Ms. Ward volunteers as an Assistant Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at the Lovett School in Vinings, GA (GHSA Regional Champions 2017 and 2018). In addition, Ms. Ward is an Alumni Board member for her Alma Mater, where she is a member of the Leadership & Play Committee and is actively involved in the Mason Athletics program & alumni engagement.
Alicia Kirkland, CAM
Director of Operations
As Director of Operations, Alicia brings unparalleled leadership and knowledge in apartment management. Ms. Kirkland is responsible for overseeing regional onsite teams, develops & monitors property KPI's and collaborates with our legal team to ensure legal compliance in the operations.
Ms. Kirkland has experience managing both apartment communities and homeowners association communities and brings over 4,000 units of management experience to the team. Ms. Kirkland helped establish our company's three main focal points for each property: 1) Resident Retention, 2) Minimizing Delinquencies, and 3) Maintenance & Risk Management planning and implementation. Prior to Intuitive Management Partners, Ms. Kirkland worked in operations for three of the largest property management company's in the nation, where she ensured the execution of onsite initiatives & community growth.
Ms. Kirkland's experience consists of Property Budgets, Tax Credits, HOA Communities, Lease ups, Renovation Management, Traditional Multifamily (A, B, and C asset classes), Landlord-Tenant Laws, and Fair Housing Laws. Ms Kirkland is a licensed Community Association Manager and Real Estate Agent in Georgia.
Our professional affiliations allow us to expand our resources, education and network to continue to bring value within our business services.