During her tenure with the Intrepid Management, she helped report record profits and held high occupancy rates at properties she managed. In 2010, Collins gained certification by HUD as a management agent. She currently serves as the President of the Osceola/South Mississippi County Chamber of Commerce board.
Sandra Johnson Collins is a proven leader in field of public and private housing. As the only African American woman as a management agent certified by HUD (Housing Urban Development) in the state of Arkansas, she is spurring more positive changes relating to fair and equitable housing.
Sandra's experience spans over 20 years. As assistant manager of Cleveland Apartments, owned by Lockwood Realty in Hayti, Missouri at the she learned that fairness and honesty is key in serving people. She quickly moved up the ranks with Lockwood Realty, eventually becoming a manager and later a district area supervisor for 19 housing complexes in Missouri, Arkansas, and Tennessee.