Audra Arbini serves as a Board Member for Watt Companies, providing special oversight for the company’s multifamily and Section 8 housing portfolio. Previously, as Senior Asset Manager, she directed the company’s entire portfolio of residential and commercial properties.
For more than 15 years, Audra has served as an integral part of the Watt Companies team. Involved with accounting, payroll and human resources in her early years, Audra was selected to serve as a founding member for a new business venture, Agua Dulce Vineyards. Next, she transferred into the company’s Residential Management Division to oversee the company’s 2000+ unit residential portfolio.
Most recently, as Senior Asset Manager, Audra oversaw many of the company’s development and redevelopment projects, serving as the owner’s representative throughout the planning and construction process. One of her most significant accomplishments was the redevelopment of the 150,000 square-foot Edinger Plaza Shopping Center in Huntington Beach, California.
Audra is deeply involved in community organizations, reflected in her recent appointment as a Board Member of the YWCA of Santa Monica, as well as her leadership in several non-profit organizations including Union Rescue Mission, Hope Gardens, Help the Children and Casa Pacifica. She is also committed to humanitarian assistance and has supported the work of orphanages overseas, including the BMA Orphanage in Ghana and the Lake Albert Orphan School in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Audra received her Bachelor of Arts from Loyola Marymount University. A third generation member of the Watt Companies family, she currently resides in Southern California with her husband and son.