PTAA Welcomes New Executive Director
Greensboro, NC – The Piedmont Triad Apartment Association (PTAA), the region's leading multi-family housing organization, is proud to welcome Benjamin Brockschmidt as its new Executive Director. Brockschmidt brings with him nearly two decades of advocacy, infrastructure, and public policy experience, which will further position PTAA as our area's trusted partner for members and suppliers.
"We are very excited to have Benjamin join our team," said PTAA President Tyler Lowe of Green Salix Real Estate. "The PTAA is a national leader in our industry, and with his leadership, we will continue to grow and support the Piedmont Triad communities."
Prior to joining the PTAA, Brockschmidt oversaw infrastructure policy, as well as federal, state and local advocacy, for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. He also served as a legislative director in the U.S. House of Representatives and built the member services function for a national utility organization. All his experience centers on building strong coalitions and relationships across different industries, which he will bring to bear for the PTAA.
"From people just starting their careers to families and retirees, our neighbors want housing options that work for them," said Brockschmidt. "Our region is attractive and thriving, and apartments are crucial to our continued growth. I look forward to working with community leaders, key partners, and others as we build our shared future."
Benjamin, an Illinois native, earned his undergraduate degrees from Illinois State University and his master's from the U.S. Naval War College. He lives in Winston-Salem with his wife and two sons.
About the PTAA
The Piedmont Triad Apartment Association (PTAA) is the leading multi-family housing organization serving the Piedmont Triad region. Originally organized by apartment owners and operators, today the PTAA constituencies also include Supplier Partners, and the community-at-large. It is an advocate for the industry in local, regional, and national legislative issues. The PTAA provides leadership and resources to its members in order to create and operate apartment communities Triad residents can trust to meet their housing needs. In concert with AANC and NAA, its principal programs address industry standards and best practices in providing continuing education and professional development. The PTAA represents members and supplier partners across the Triad of Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point, plus the 12 counties of Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin.