Associa Senior Vice President Chris Harrison Receives PCAM(R) Distinction

DALLAS, June 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chris Harrison, senior vice president at Associa, recently earned the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM®) designation through Community Associations Institute (CAI). The PCAM designation is the highest professional recognition available nationwide to managers who specialize in community association management.

To earn the PCAM designation, a community management professional must have at least five years direct community association management experience, successfully pass their CMCA® (Certified Manager of Community Associations) examination, pass six related courses through CAI and complete an extensive case study among numerous other items.

"Chris earned this distinction through his dedication, determination and wealth of experience in the community management industry and loyalty to the company over the years," says Associa's President and Chief Operating Officer Joey Carona, PCAM®. "He has served in many capacities and has proven himself to be a natural leader and I am proud to call him a friend and advocate for the unsurpassed services we provide at Associa."

Harrison oversees operations for Associa branches in Texas, Minnesota, Nevada, North Carolina, New Mexico, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Mexico. He is on the national committee for Associa Cares, a non-profit charitable arm of the corporation and holds a bachelor's degree from Texas State University and a Master of Business Administration from LeTourneau University.

Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the industry's largest community association management firm with over 9,000 employees operating more than 170 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to or

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