Hawaii Firsts' Jonathan Billings Receives Rare Hoku Award from CAI

HONOLULU, June 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hawaii First, an Associa company, Community Manager Jonathan Billings is the recipient of a unique award that hasn't been given out on more than 10 years. The Hawaii Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) recently presented Billings with the 2014 Hoku Award. The award is in recognition of his outstanding leadership skills as seminar chair and interest in being a future leader with CAI.

"Jonathan is truly dedicated to the community management industry and goes above and beyond each day to prepare himself for a successful career ahead," says Hawaii First President Jon McKenna. "With the customer in mind, he always strives to deliver unsurpassed service to help communities realize their vision."

Billings has been with Associa's Hawaii First for more than five years and has earned his Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), Association Management Specialist (ASM), Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) and Reserve Specialist (RS) designations from CAI.

Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management 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 www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.

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