Claire Michael, CAM, is a Regional Vice President with Fairfield Residential for the Southeast, overseeing communities throughout North Carolina, Georgia and Florida. She has worked in the apartment industry for 14 years, and earned her NAAEI Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) credential in 2008. In 2015 Claire was the recipient of the Property Management Executive of the Year award at TAA's TOPS Awards, and in 2017 she graduated from the NAA Leadership Lyceum course. Claire has been active in the TAA for many years, serving on the Public Relations & Community Outreach Committee, Government Affairs Committee, PAC Sub-committee, and Finance Committee. She has served on the Board of Directors for the last four years in many roles, including Treasurer and Vice President. In her spare time, Claire enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, going to the beach and anything outdoors.