Associa Hawaii's Joe Pelot Earns Reserve Specialist Designation

O'AHU, Hawaii, March 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa Hawaii is proud to announce that Account Executive Vice President Joe Pelot has received the distinguished Reserve Specialist RS® designation from Community Associations Institute (CAI).

"We are excited for Joe and all he has accomplished in the community management industry," says Associa Hawaii CEO Jon McKenna. "He has been with us at Associa Hawaii for almost 10 years and exemplifies our core values of family spirit, loyalty and unsurpassed customer service."

The RS® designation provides standards for association reserve providers that can give homeowner and board confidence in their provider's knowledge and ability to bestow professional service. It is the only national credential for community association reserve study providers and is awarded to experienced, qualified professionals who help condominium, cooperative, and homeowner associations plan for the long-term repair and replacement of major components.

Pelot, who has already attained his Professional Manager of Community Associations PCAM® designation, now joins the ranks of three others at Associa Hawaii with the coveted RS®. Associa Hawaii has more employees with the RS® distinction than any other company in Hawaii. Since 2006, Pelot has helped set-up and develop a maintenance service department for the company and assisted in opening the Associa Hawaii Reserves Department. Pelot attended Mesa College in California majoring in mathematics. He also attended San Diego State University majoring in Civil Engineering.

Associa Hawaii, AAMC®, is committed to providing unsurpassed management and lifestyle services to more than 550 associations on five islands. In 2014, Associa Hawaii was selected as one of Hawaii Business Magazine's Best Places to Work, for the third consecutive year, the only Hawaii association management company to achieve this. To learn more, please visit or find them on Facebook at

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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