Chief Administrative Officer
Valerie Edwards is a principal, Executive Vice President, and Chief Administrative Officer of Integral. Ms. Edwards also has significant responsibilities within Integral Development, the Community Development Division of Integral, which is responsible for transformative, mixed use developments. Ms. Edwards provides leadership for the community revitalization process, including acquiring and managing public private partnerships, assessing development opportunities, executing master-planning, acquisition, financing, design, and construction activities of many of the Company’s real estate projects. Ms. Edwards has over 30 years of experience in construction and development of multi-family and single-family communities. She has structured real estate development projects using traditional equity, new markets and low income housing tax credit equity, taxable and tax- exempt bond financing, conventional and federally insured mortgage debt. Ms. Edwards provides expertise for urban revitalization projects and has developed strong relationships with institutional debt and equity providers. Before joining Integral in 1994, Ms. Edwards was employed for 8 years as a Senior Project Manager of a real estate development and construction company headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Previous to that employment, Ms. Edwards served as Vice President of Construction for a publicly traded single family homebuilding company. Ms. Edwards received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Alabama, Birmingham and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. She serves on the Board of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the Board of the Assembly Community Improvement District (CID). She is a member of Leadership Atlanta and the Regional Leadership Foundation.
- Leadership Atlanta
- Regional Leadership Foundation