Vice President of Marketing Chris Beckwith joined The Franklin Johnston Group in January 2016 as the company’s Vice President of Marketing. At The Franklin Johnston Group, Chris is responsible for the strategic marketing and leasing of the group’s entire portfolio of over 11,000 luxury, senior and affordable apartment homes from Northern Virginia to Georgia. Most recently, he worked as the National Marketing Manager for Fore Property Company, where he ran the lease up efforts for new apartment developments in Denver, Las Vegas, Pittsburgh, Orlando and Portland, Oregon. Prior to Fore, he managed the advertising for over 150 multifamily communities at CoStar, a commercial real estate information and marketing provider based in Washington, D.C. Chris’ marketing experience began as a leasing consultant in Chicago for Village Green, a management company based out of Farmington Hills, Michigan. He last served as a Regional Marketing Director there, overseeing sales, marketing and assisting with business development initiatives. Chris was selected to speak at the 2017 National Apartment Association convention in Atlanta on Apartment E-Commerce: sales and customer service techniques for the virtual arena.