USDA Rural Development has named Diane Malcom site manager of the year for Northwest Iowa. Park Avenue Management, Sioux City, nominated her for this award.
Malcom has served as the site manager for Paradise Park Apartments in Storm Lake for two years. During that time she has increased the occupancy to 98 percent.
"Diane has literally turned the project around with her dedication," said Rhonda DeVries of Park Avenue Management. Malcom takes great pride in preparing the apartments for rent as well as addressing maintenance issues and caring for the concerns of the tenants.
Rural Development Manager Richard Drahota, presented the award to Malcom. Mr. Drahota extended gratitude to her on behalf of USDA Rural Development and the community of Storm Lake.