Ms. Cummings worked for over 15 years in the Human Resource field representing private companies specializing in Dept. of Defense contacts. During that time Ms. Cummings earned numerous certifications and acted as the Defense Security Office and Affirmative Action Officer in addition to Human Resource Director. Ms. Cummings earned a BA degree from Pacific States University. In 1985, Washington Woman Magazine honored top Washington women and Ms. Cummings was one of the recipients.
Over 20 years ago, while Ms. Cummings was recouping from a serious car accident, she recognized a need to enhance the typical New Home Hostess position and originated the position Sales Assistant while implementing an extensive sales training and customer service skills package to the typical responsibilities of a hostess. To enhance her experience in the new home industry, Ms. Cummings in 1994 became certified as a Certified Sales Professional (CSP) and in 1995 Master in Residential Marketing (MIRM) as well as served on numerous committees within the builder association. In 1992 SLC won an honorary award by AARP for the numerous opportunities and training programs SLC made obtainable to seniors. Ms. Cummings is a hands-on active leader and continues to advance SLC by meeting the ever changing market needs and expanding SLC into growing market locations.
Ms. Hodges started with SLC in early 1997 with a medical administrative and scheduling background. Ms. Hodges managed the Call Center and coordinated the admissions and surgery schedules for Georgetown University. Ms. Hodges started on weekends as an occasional part time Sales Assistant. Ms Hodges' natural talent in new home sales and her instinctive knack for customer service was recognized by SLC and Ms. Hodges was quickly promoted to supervise responsibilities.
Ms. Hodges' continued contributions to the growth of SLC have advanced her to attain the positions of Manager, Director and presently Vice President. Ms. Hodges is responsible for all of the scheduling in the Washington Metropolitan area and assisting in the growth throughout the United States.
Ms. Guarin was instrumental in developing SLC's Raleigh Office in early 2002. Ms. Guarin spent over 20 years in International Banking in which she managed Customer Service Departments, Call Centers and various other operations. In addition, Ms. Guarin brings to SLC exceptional management and customer service skills from her experience as a Director with both American Express and the airlines. Ms. Guarin's success in the Raleigh area contributed to SLC's expansion in the South East Region and is directed by Ms. Guarin.
All of SLC's professional employees are part of our leadership team. These specialized individuals lead our new home builders into their sales process.