Chief Operating Officer
Melinda Perry brings a decade of housing industry experience and seven years of executive level leadership to RCS. Throughout her career, she has held various positions, starting from the ground up, which has given her keen insight into how an organization works. Her areas of expertise include operations management, process improvement, and strategic planning and communication. Previously serving as the Chief Operating Officer for a housing authority, she was in charge of the housing authority’s daily operations, ensuring that its programs and services maintained the “High Performer” rating from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. A licensed real estate agent, Ms. Perry also worked to identity properties for the agency to acquire in order to create more affordable housing options in and around the city of St. Petersburg. During her tenure, the agency’s affordable housing portfolio increased by more than two hundred units, with plans for additional units in process.
She graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications.