Beacon Communities Promotes Two Executives to Senior Vice President
The multifamily housing developer has promoted Andrea Orio to Senior Vice President of Administration and Compliance, and Gary Dufresne to Senior Vice President of Capital Planning and Management
BOSTON – Beacon Communities today announced the promotion of two of its senior staff members to Senior Vice President. Andrea Orio has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Administration and Compliance, and Gary Dufresne has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Capital Planning and Management.
“Both Andrea and Gary have been with Beacon for many years. We are thrilled to welcome them onto our senior leadership team,” said Beacon Communities CEO Dara Kovel. “Both have a demonstrated track record of leadership and innovation, and we are confident that they will continue to make meaningful contributions to our mission in their new roles.”
Andrea Orio has been with Beacon Communities for over 25 years. Prior to her promotion to Senior Vice President of Administration and Compliance, she led the Compliance Department as Vice President, overseeing high level compliance for over 19,000 units. As Senior Vice President, Andrea will oversee the newly formed Compliance and Administration Department at Beacon. In this role, Andrea will work with her team to develop a long-term strategy to create policies and procedures to support property teams in daily operations and duties. She will also continue to oversee the Compliance Department, ensuring its strategic positioning for Beacon’s continued growth.
Gary Dufresne has been with Beacon Communities for nearly a decade. In his new role of Senior Vice President of Capital Planning and Management, he will be responsible for evaluating capital improvement and physical infrastructure needs and requirements throughout Beacon’s portfolio of properties. Gary and his team will be responsible for due diligence of portfolio property acquisition, establishing and updating capital policy and processes, and supporting project managers. Prior to his new role, Gary served as Senior Director of Operations at Beacon, before being promoted to Vice President of Operations.
“Both Andrea and Gary are well-respected members of the Beacon team,” noted Kovel. “Their promotions to Senior Vice President are well deserved, and we are very much looking forward to their unique contributions.”
About Beacon Communities LLC
Beacon Communities LLC is a privately owned real estate firm that develops, acquires, invests in, and manages a wide range of multi-family housing. Their portfolio includes affordable housing, market rate housing and mixed income-housing. Their developments range from new construction, to historic adaptive reuse, to the renovation of existing housing. They take on challenging developments and make them succeed. Their driving passion is to create well-designed, healthy homes that improve the quality of life of their residents and enhance the neighborhoods in which they are located. For more information about Beacon Communities LLC please visit www.beaconcommunitiesllc.com.Back to All News