Christen Faatz is the Senior Vice President – Corporate Finance & Accounting. Christen is responsible for all of The Franklin Johnston Group’s internal financial activities including budgeting and strategic planning, treasury/banking, cash management, oversight of the company’s 401k investments, audit/tax and various other finance and accounting functions related to the corporate entity and the group’s owned assets. Prior to her current position, Christen served as the VP of Operations during a tremendous growth phase of the company, when the group assumed management of an additional 11,000 apartment units, doubling the portfolio. She was responsible for onboarding those assets as well as overseeing budgeting for all properties under management, policy creation, standardization and implementation and various special projects with the development team. Christen joined The Franklin Johnston Group as Director of Corporate Strategy in March 2015 after a number of years working for members of the Virginia General Assembly. Christen is a graduate of the University of Virginia and received her MBA from The Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary. She currently serves on the Region 5 Board of GO Virginia, a bipartisan, business-led economic development initiative that is changing the way Virginia’s diverse regions collaborate on economic and workforce development activities.