Associa Gulf Coast Empowers Board Members with Budgeting Methods

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to keep community association board members educated, Associa Gulf Coast hosts special board member events and seminars which combine educational presentations from professional management and industry specialists.

The most recent event took place in St. Petersburg, Florida at the Hilton Carillon Park on July 23. Associa Gulf Coast held a budget training seminar in conjunction with Stroemer & Company CPA Samantha Sheffield and featuring sponsors Fieldstone Landscape and Wells Fargo Insurance.

"Knowledge is power and Associa cares about empowering each and every manager and board member with the joint goal in mind of protecting, maintaining and enhancing our communities," said Associa Gulf Coast President Michael Fleming. "This way we truly live our mission of delivering unsurpassed management services."

Topics and discussions revolved around difficulties of budgeting such as unknown expenses or prior year profit/loss, reserve methods, studies, and reporting requirements. Board members in attendance commented that they were very impressed with the amount of knowledge they gained. One board member said, "This training could not have come at a better time since we are beginning to start our 2016 budget. This was a first-class event and shows that Associa truly cares about their clients' education."

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 or

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