Friday, March 22, 2013

Western National Property Management President Laura Khouri Honored by Institute of Real Estate Management

Laura Khouri
IRVINE, CA– Laura Khouri, President of Western National Property Management, has been honored by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) as a Woman Changing The World of Real Estate Management.

Khouri is among a select group of women recognized by IREM for their innovation, mentoring, community service, leadership and other laudable initiatives.

According to IREM, the number of female Certified Property Managers (CPMs) is on the rise.  The organization recently reported that the percentage of women CPMs has increased from nine percent in 1983 to more than 50 percent today. 

“In today’s market, women are taking the lead and shaping the industry,” said Khouri, who noted that she is honored to be among those women awarded IREM’s distinction.

James A. Evans
“As a whole, women bring a fresh perspective and a dedicated spirit to their work.  For that reason, it is important for all those in our industry to continue to inspire young professionals who are seeking the opportunity to grown and learn.”

Khouri inspires young professionals through her own daily blog, called “Luminosity,” through which she provides insights on how to succeed not only in life, but in the real estate industry. 

“In big ways and small, women are changing the face of the real estate management industry daily,” said IREM® 2012 President James A. Evans, CPM®.  “This was the impetus for IREM to identify Laura Khouri and other women who represent the absolute best of what our industry can accomplish.”

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Corynne Randel / Jenn Quader
Brower, Miller and Cole
(949) 955-7940