Colleen Edwards, Chief Executive Officer
Colleen Edwards, also a 20+ year veteran of the MH and RV Community industries, co-founded Encore Communities in 1996 and Carefree Communities in 2005 with Mr. Napp. As President of Carefree prior to its 2016 sale to Sun Communities for approximately $1.7B, Edwards worked with Napp to develop entity and community level strategic plans and oversaw Carefree’s leaders in Accounting and Finance, Property Operations, Marketing, Information Technology, Human Resource, and Risk Management. Early in her career, Edwards worked for a real estate holding company where she held financial management roles in mortgage, hospitality and corporate divisions. Edwards, a CPA, began her career as an auditor with Arthur Anderson after graduating with a BS degree in Accounting from Indiana University.