Associa Community Group Executives Receive CAI Accolades

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Community Group, an Associa company, is proud to announce that Walter Campbell, vice president of operations in Virginia Beach and Colletta Ellsworth- Wicker, vice president of operations in Newport News, have both been recognized by their local chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) for their active participation during 2014. Campbell received two awards; Speaker of the Year and Distinguished Service. Ellsworth-Wicker was recognized as committee co-chair and her committee received the Committee of the Year Award.

"We have a team that values both the education and social interaction they receive as members of CAI," says Community Group President and CEO Scott Meardon. "Years of involvement have kept us abreast of changes in the industry which we can then share with the communities we manage and the teams we lead."

Campbell joined Community Group in 1995, Ellsworth-Wicker in 2002. Both individuals are recipients of the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) designation and the prestigious Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM®) designation from CAI. Campbell is also a member of The Ambassadors Circle, a designation for exceptional community managers working for Associa member companies.

Community Group provides community association management, consulting, and developer services in Central and Eastern Virginia with offices located in Richmond, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, Newport News, and Virginia Beach. Since 1983, its sole focus has been to deliver performance that enriches communities and enhances the lives of the people it serves. To learn more please visit or on Facebook by visiting

Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the world's largest community association management provider. Based in Dallas, Texas, Associa and its 9,000 employees operate more than 170 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada and the United Arab Emirates. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to or

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