Associa's Shannon Alter to be Featured Speaker at IREM Conference

WASHINGTON, DC, April 6, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa Regional Vice President Shannon Alter has been asked to be a guest speaker at this year's Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)'s Leadership and Legislative Summit. The conference will be at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC and Alter's "Creating a Leader Development System" presentation will kick-off activities the morning of April 11.

"I'm honored to be invited to speak this year about a topic that is important to companies across the nation in every industry," says Alter. "My experiences in real estate and in my leadership role at Associa have showed me, first-hand, how to build a successful leadership team, and this information is vital for any business wanting to prepare for the future."

Alter, a graduate of the University of Southern California, is a CPM® (Certified Property Manager) with more than 25 years of experience in management, operations and leasing of shopping centers and office buildings as well as property management, construction and lease renewals. She has taught courses both nationally and internationally and authored two books; Strategies for Working With Small Tenants and Say it With Success: Foolproof Ways to Improve Your Presentation Skills.

IREM is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing.

Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 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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