Kristi Baird

Director of Beacon Communities

Kristi Baird has more than 12 years of property management experience to include associations, military, and conventional. She is responsible for SAHA’s Beacon Communities portfolio. In her role, she leads one of the agencies operational departments and revenue earners. Beacon consists of 24 communities throughout the San Antonio area and operates 10 unique affordability programs in addition to conventional apartment communities to aid in meeting the goal of providing quality affordable housing. Kristi has been with the agency since 2013 and has begun the process of a comprehensive software upgrade, created functional scorecards to track operations, implemented a training program which has proved to enhance the team’s ability to transform operations, completed several capital projects, and began the transition of management. She earned her BA in Communication from Wichita State and an MBA from Southwestern. She’s also a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS).