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Director of Talent Development and Brand Reputation

Legendary since 2005

Karen Trueman is Director of Talent Development and Brand Reputation with Legend Management Group. Karen began her career with Legend Management Group in 2005 as the Property Manager at The Elms at Oakton with over 20 years of experience in the property management industry. She has held various positions in the industry, some of which include Leasing Professional, Resident Services Coordinator, Assistant Manager, Property Manager, Sr Property Manager and Trainer. Karen has experience working with both high-rise and garden-style apartment communities in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina, and loves being a part of the industry.


Karen has earned her ARM® and CPM® designations from IREM® and is a member of IREM® Northern Virginia’s Executive Board.  She stays actively involved and serves on numerous committees with industry organizations including PMA, IREM®, AOBA, MMHA and NAA.  She is also a member of the Association for Talent Development and sits on the Property Management Advisory Board at Virginia Tech.  Karen feels passionately about supporting and guiding others in their growth and development journeys.  She oversees the L.E.A.D.S. program which provides mentorship opportunities to Legend team members and oversees Legend’s Health & Wellness Program. Additionally, Karen believes in giving back to the community and getting everyone from team members to residents to industry partners involved in helping those less fortunate. Through Karen’s guidance, Legend Management Group has developed relationships with several organizations including the Ronald McDonald House Charities, Food for Others and Toys for Tots, as well as several schools and other local charities.