Audra Cunningham

Audra Cunningham
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, T. Dallas Smith & Company

Audra is a senior real estate executive who transitioned into office tenant representation in 2008 following a 23-year career in telecommunications with companies such as Bellsouth and Earthlink. She performed in several management roles, including call center management, product management, and multiple special projects.

Audra, who studied Business Administration at Mercer University, began her career as a tenant rep broker in Atlanta during the heart of the 2008 recession. She was recruited to join JLL in Washington, DC, in 2010, where she built a client base of law firms, non-profits, government contractors, and corporations.

Subsequently, Audra went on to be recruited by CBRE and Newmark Knight Frank, where she represented clients between Atlanta and Washington, DC. Audra’s most recent role was with Physician’s Realty Trust (REIT), where she was responsible for leasing throughout the Southeast for more than 3 million square feet of medical office space.

Audra is very active in the community. As a board member for CoreNet, she is co-chair of the Diversity in Action committee. Other memberships include the Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS®, the Atlanta Business League, the Empire Board of Realists, OnBoard, and the Grant Park Neighborhood Association. She is the founder of No Opportunity Wasted and a founding member of the Network of Empowered Women in Commercial Real Estate.