Oakwood Worldwide Appoints Jackie Rardin to National Inventory Manager

Feb 01, 2005, 00:00 ET from Oakwood Worldwide

    LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakwood Worldwide announced today that
 Jackie Rardin has been appointed National Inventory Manager for Oakwood
 Corporate Housing (OCH), a division of Oakwood Worldwide.
     Rardin has ten plus years with Oakwood Corporate Housing under her belt.
 Most recently, Rardin was the Senior District Manager for Kansas City and St.
 Louis.  Prior to joining Oakwood, Rardin served in the United States Army for
 three years and the Kansas Army National Guard for ten years specializing in
 communications. Her military experience has lead to her success in the private
 sector.  Her sales skills, administrative skills, and business acumen are
 tops. She has also been one of the leading District Managers in the use of
 wholesale apartments.
     In her new role, Rardin will oversee all national inventory acquisition
 programs focusing on unfurnished apartments, wholesale apartments and suite
 hotels.  She will work with apartment owners as well as Real Estate Investment
 Trusts (REITS) to promote concepts of exclusivity and preferred inventory
 relationships, and help with strategic sourcing for large inventory block
 needs. Rardin will continue to be based at Oakwood Corporate Housing's Kansas
 City office.
     Gavan James, senior vice president and general manager of Oakwood
 Corporate housing, said, "We are thrilled to have Jackie as our new National
 Inventory Manager. Her diverse experience and understanding of the corporate
 housing business will be invaluable to us."
     About Oakwood Worldwide
     Founded in 1960, Oakwood Worldwide (www.oakwood.com) is the largest global
 provider of corporate housing and an innovative leader in apartment
 management. The company manages a $3 billion portfolio, with locations
 throughout the U.S., the U.K. and Asia, encompassing more than 30,000
 furnished and unfurnished apartments. Oakwood's award-winning properties are
 managed with a rich standard of quality, reliability and personal service.

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