Published on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 by


CHPA received a record number of nominations for each of the 10 categories. CHPA would like to congratulate each company and individual on their nomination and commend the number of achievements and successes highlighted. CHPA members, companies and individuals alike, are advancing the professionalism and excellence of the industry every day. Winners will be announced at the Tower of Excellence Awards Celebration, held during the 2018 CHPA Annual Conference, Feb. 20-22 in Las Vegas.

The nominees of the 2018 Tower of Excellence Awards are:

Associate Partner of the Year

  • AZUMA Leasing
  • Coded, Inc.
  • Corporate Housing Interiors Limited (CHIL)
  • Fashion Furniture Rental
  • Furniture Options
  • ReloQuest Inc.
  • Southern Furniture Leasing, Inc.
  • Sunshine Rentals

Company of the Year (less than 300 Units)

  • ABA-Ideal Furnished Housing
  • AvenueWest Northern Colorado
  • Corporate Suites Network
  • Dharma Home Suites
  • EasyStay, LLC
  • Imperials Suites
  • P.R.O.S. Corporate Housing
  • Stress Free Corporate Housing

Company of the Year (more than 300 Units)

  • AHI Corporate Housing
  • Blvd Suites Corporate Housing
  • Corporate Living Furnished Apartments Worldwide
  • Express Corporate Housing
  • Furnished Quarters
  • Korman Communities
  • National Corporate Housing
  • Nomad Temporary Housing
  • Oakwood Worldwide
  • Oasis Corporate Housing
  • Preferred Corporate Housing
  • Synergy Global Housing
  • TP Corporate Lodging
  • Travelers Haven
  • V-Suites

Best Green Progress

  • Furnished Quarters
  • Gables Corporate Accommodations
  • Sunshine Rentals

Individual of the Year (less than 300 Units)

  • Jennifer Breen, CCHP, Suite Home Chicago
  • Jim Drass, CCHP, Corporate Suites Network
  • Matthew Daniel, CCHP, Regency Corporate Living
  • Michelle Leonard, Northeast Suites
  • Terry Rodgers, CCHP, HighStreet Accommodations Ltd.

Individual of the Year (more than 300 Units)

  • Gavan James, CCHP, Nomad Temporary Housing
  • Robyn Joliat, CCHP, ABODA by RESIDE
  • Frank Laufer, ABA-Ideal Furnished Housing
  • Steve Blatt, CCHP, Oasis Corporate Housing
  • Annette Clement, Furnished Quarters
  • Ryn Jarrett, Corporate Housing Systems
  • Lee Anne Welsh, Korman Communities
  • Debbie Woodley, Oakwood Worldwide

Most Creative Marketing (less than 300 Units)

  • Corporate Suites Network
  • Northeast Suites
  • Suite Home Chicago
  • The Corporate Housing Company

Most Creative Marketing (more than 300 Units)

  • AHI Corporate Housing
  • Blvd Suites Corporate Housing
  • Compass Furnished Apartments
  • DBA ExecuStay Midwest & Oakwood Midwest
  • Gables Corporate Accommodations
  • MyKey Accommodations Inc.
  • Synergy Global Housing

Best Community/Philanthropic Program

  • Blvd Suites Corporate Housing
  • MAC Furnished Residence Inc.
  • Northeast Suites
  • Preferred Corporate Housing
  • Regency Corporate Living
  • Travelers Haven
  • VIP Corporate Housing

Volunteer of the Year

  • Don Chance, CCHP, AZUMA Leasing
  • Billy Cochran, CCHP, TP Corporate Lodging
  • Matthew Graham, CCHP, Corporate Accommodations, Inc.
  • Mark Vost, AvenueWest Phoenix

To learn more about the Tower of Excellence Awards and how to submit a nomination for the 2019 cycle, visit or email
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