BOMA San Diego’s new member spotlight is on Katlyn Quinn. As an emerging professional and Assistant Property Manager, Katlyn is focused on professional development that will help her bring value to Kilroy and their tenants. She joined BOMA to learn more about property management and to network with other property managers and vendors to create great working relationships and to give back to the community! Read below to learn more about this Rising Star nominee:
BOMA San Diego: Where did you grow up?
Katlyn: I grew up in Woodbridge, New Jersey! (Yes, I am 100% a “Jersey Girl,” all things pizza, bagels, and the Jersey Shore LOL) OH and Bruce Springsteen!
BOMA San Diego: What university did you attend? Major?
Katlyn: I graduated from Kean University with a B.A. in Mathematical Sciences.
BOMA San Diego: What company do you work for, how long have you worked there, and what led you to a career at that firm?
Katlyn: I have been working for Kilroy Realty as an Assistant Property Manager for 10 months now. This is my first position within the Property Management industry! I needed a new challenge from where I was previously working, and this really caught my interest. I finally found a career path that I am so excited to continue with!
BOMA San Diego: What are you hoping to learn through your BOMA experience?
Katlyn: I joined BOMA in hopes of gaining knowledge that I can carry with me through my Property Management career. I have already been able to create some great relationships with fellow APMs and PMs, as well as vendors. I know these relationships will continue to grow, as new ones will form. I also really made an effort to be as involved as possible to gain exposure to all the different aspects of property management (Active Shooter drills, MEP Lunch + Learn, Mixed Use Property Lunch + Learn, and Life Science Seminars).
BOMA San Diego: What BOMA San Diego Committees are you active in, or are there any that spark your interest?
Katlyn: I am currently active in the Membership & Emerging Professionals Committee, the Community Service Committee, and will be joining the new Life Science Committee! I am very interested in joining the Emergency Preparedness Committee next year!
BOMA San Diego: Describe your personality in 3 words.
Katlyn: Self-motivating, inviting, and dependable!
BOMA San Diego: What are some of your hobbies?
Katlyn: My main hobby is working out! Outside of work, you’ll find me in the gym, but I also love to spend my weekends hiking with my husband or catching a sunset!
BOMA San Diego: What is your favorite inspirational quote?
Katlyn: I tend to live by: “It ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep move forward, how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.” – Rocky Balboa
BOMA San Diego: Are you into music, podcasts, books, movies or television? Any recommendations?
Katlyn: All of the above! My music taste ranges from Jonas Brothers to Lil Wayne to Bruce Springsteen LOL.