Associa Hires Mark Knudsen as Vice President of Analytic and IT Services

DALLAS, Aug. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa, the industry's largest community management company, is proud to announce Mark Knudsen as its vice president of analytic and IT services. He began with the firm in mid-July and is responsible for overseeing IT analytics, infrastructure and network operations.

"Mark Knudsen is an exceptional leader, with a deep knowledge of IT systems and strategy, and I am thrilled he has joined our organization." says Associa Executive Vice President and CIO Andrew Brock. "Mark's background in data science and analytics is beyond compare in our industry. His newly-formed organization positions us aggressively in our strategy of continued disruption through innovation."

Before joining Associa, Knudsen was the lead for the PepsiCo's enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence teams for global and domestic divisions. Before that, he was in IT leadership roles with Koch Midstream Services as well as Texas Instruments. Knudsen earned his Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and bachelor's degree from The University of Texas.

Building and managing successful communities for more than 37 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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