Melody Barrett joined LOMCO in 2013 as the Asset Manager. She is responsible for achieving profitability of assets and manages all aspects of HUD compliance as it relates to contract renewals, rent increases, reserve for replacements, residual receipts and service coordinator grants. Melody has been in the industry for over 17 years. She first started as a Leasing Consultant with Equity Residential. Throughout her career she has worked as a Compliance Specialist for California Quadel conducting on-site Management and Occupancy Reviews (MOR) of HUD project-based Section 8 properties and as a Budget Analyst for TELACU Residential Management overseeing all budget-based rent increases, contract renewals, budgets and welfare exemptions. Melody received her BA from Loyola Marymount University. She is certified as an Assisted Housing Manager (AHM) and has been a member of the AHMA-PSW annual conference curriculum, events and tradeshow committees. Outside of work, Melody enjoys spending time with her family and serving in her church ministry.