Our Team

Rigorous Creativity

Using rigorous creativity, we thrive within the most competitive multifamily real estate markets in the United States. Our team brings it to every project, every day. The big ideas. The elegant details. It all works together, driven by an entrepreneurial mindset and strategic process.

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Human Resources

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    Brandy Fulton

    SVP, Head of Human Resources

  • Erlinda Cruz

    VP, HR Operations

Brandy Fulton

SVP, Head of Human Resources

Brandy Fulton joined Carmel Partners in 2016 and is a Senior Vice President and the Head of Human Resources. She is responsible for attracting, engaging and developing Carmel’s employees. Ms. Fulton has over 25 years of experience building high-performing teams and delivering data-driven, customer-centric HR solutions and services. Ms. Fulton is a member of the Management Committee.

Prior to Carmel, Ms. Fulton served as VP, HR Operations at Citrix, where she joined Product Development Operations in 1998. Experienced in leading organizations through every stage of maturity, she is committed to developing great leaders and teams as a strategic, sustainable and competitive advantage.

Ms. Fulton received a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Maryland.

Erlinda Cruz

VP, HR Operations

As VP, HR Operations, Erlinda Cruz is responsible for HR Operations, including Compensation, Benefits, Payroll, HRIS, Workers’ Compensation, and HR Programs and Policies. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of Human Resources.

Prior to joining Carmel Partners, Ms. Cruz handled Compensation, Benefits, HRIS, and HR Shared Services for various global and domestic companies, including Riverbed Technology, UTStarcom, and Telecare Corporation.

Ms. Cruz earned her Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis in human resources from California State University, East Bay.