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Meet Our Executive Team

Jose Aponte

Founder / CEO

Pillars of the Industry Award-winner Jose Aponte is a native from Orocovis, PR. Jose was hired in the early days of the LIHTC program as a leasing consultant and quickly moved up to executive positions that led to the creation of Preferred Compliance Solutions.

About Jose

Carrie Odum

Chief Operating Officer

Carrie Odum, was born in Ontario, Canada and has been a resident in Florida for over 10 years. Carrie is a nationally recognized Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) and brings with her over 10 years of experience in LIHTC compliance and management.

About Carrie

Jared Pratt

Chief Revenue Officer

Jared Pratt has been a consultant for Preferred Compliance Solutions since 2009 and started in his Chief Revenue Officer role full-time in 2018. Jared has a passion for leveraging technology to solve business problems, improve efficiencies and find a new products and markets across a multitude of industry verticals.

About Jared

Kelly Wakefield

Executive Vice President

With over 14 years of industry experience, Kelly has been instrumental in growing the company's Asset Management portfolio to include many of the leading lenders and syndicators in the nation.

About Kelly

Andrea Christine

Vice President of Compliance

As an affordable housing industry professional of over 12 years, Andrea brings valuable experience as an onsite property manager and senior compliance officer to her role assisting our partners to optimize their experience with Preferred.

About Andrea

Heidi Pritchard

Senior Brand Manager

As a nationally recognized industry professional, Heidi developed a unique set of skills that have allowed for the development of industry resources and material that have changed how property staff are trained. Her media marketing skills combined with her expansive industry knowledge led to her current position as Senior Brand Manager.

About Heidi

Megan Carpenter

Vice President of Compliance

Megan Carpenter, a seasoned professional with over 12 years of experience in the housing industry, hails from San Diego, California. Megan's extensive experience reflects in her commitment to excellence in navigating the complexities of the affordable housing sector in her role supporting both our team and our partners in the CertifyMe sector of Preferred Compliance Solutions.

About Megan

“Great work follows great fit. We  promise our clients award‑winning and  strategically designed experiences for a  digitally driven world.”

Israel morris | business OWNER

“Great work follows great fit. We  promise our clients award‑winning and  strategically designed experiences for a  digitally driven world.”

Roger Sville | business OWNER

“Great work follows great fit. We  promise our clients award‑winning and  strategically designed experiences for a  digitally driven world.”

Thomas Doe | business OWNER
As a consistent leader in the industry, Preferred Compliance Solutions has proven their value time and again. As our Compliance partner over the past ten plus years, PCS consistently provides excellent support to our property managers and executive team. The expertise and knowledge of their portfolio managers is always current with industry guidelines. Their systems are cutting edge and their response times are the best in the industry. Every PCS team member works hard to provide excellent customer service, moment to moment, whatever the need.
Debra Kinder


We’re currently accepting resumes for telecommuting opportunities and put priority to those with actual compliance department experience in the LIHTC and affordable housing industry.  

Preferred Compliance was founded almost 25 years ago around the needs of its employees and clients. We’ve been telecommuting for over 20 years. A recent survey revealed 100 percent of employees love their telecommuting opportunity at Preferred Compliance Solutions.
There has never been a better time to seek employment during the “new norm” than with a company that has a strong telecommuting program built around its employees and clients. No one in our industry does it better than Preferred Compliance.

Contact Us
Main Office
Interested in joining a top-flight LIHTC compliance team? Preferred Compliance Solutions’rapid nationwide growth ensures that you have a strong future in the affordable housing industry. Got a resume ready? Email it to us at employment@preferredcompliance.com.
Work Away
Looking to avoid traffic congestion, improve air quality, and alleviate stress?Preferred Compliance Solutions has developed a telework initiative that helps you balance work and a productive family life. Preferred Compliance Solutions’ “Work Away” program offers flexible, remote scheduling options for eligible employees with more productivity and fewer distractions.
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