From Engineer to Multifamily CEO

Episode 86

Many of us did not start our career path with a focus on property management. Most of us kind of fell into it. Our special guest John Carlson shares how his first impressions of Mark-Taylor Residential as a tenant led him to make the change from Engineer to a multifamily CEO. 

Host(s): Jonathan Saar from Market Me Social and Mark Howell from Howl Creative Concepts

Guest: John Carlson

Creating incredible places to call home is John’s passion and life work. He is dedicated to providing extraordinary communities for Mark-Taylor residents and an empowering workplace for team members.

Show Highlights

What would it take for you to make a major career leap? Or perhaps, what would it take for you to stay with a company for over twenty-one years? John Carlson shares how the company culture he experienced from day one drew him to make a career change and how he has striven to continue to support that culture now as the President of Mark-Taylor Residential. John shares his journey with us:

  • From Engineer to CEO – How did that happen?
  • A Covid initiative that we still practice to break through the corporate disconnect
  • How to get and retain talent – A people-first initiative
  • Serving on the Arizona Multi-Family Association Development Committee to ensure housing for all

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