LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa, the industry's largest community management firm, will be well represented at the 2017 Community Associations Institute (CAI) Annual Conference & Exposition. Associa industry experts have been asked to lead three key sessions discussing pressing topics within the community management arena.
• Nicole Washington, Ph.D., president of Associa EMB Management in Bellevue, Washington will speak about how important it is to find the right people for the right roles during her presentation entitled "Where is the Talent? The Challenges of Hiring and Keeping Quality Team Members in the Association Management Industry."
• Mission Viejo, CA Mayor Pro Tem Wendy Bucknum, vice president of business development for Professional Community Management, an Associa company, in Foothill Ranch, California will team-up with Steven A. Roseman, Esq. of Roseman & Associates and Joseph Brehm from the City of Round Rock, Texas to present "Friend or Foe: How to Work With Your Local, and Regional Municipalities, and Governmental Entities."
• Todd Strosnider, vice president, leadership & organization development, Debra Warren, senior vice president of Northwestern U.S., and Debora Costa, president of Associa Sierra North in Reno, Nevada will jointly present "Bet Big on Workforce Learning & Development."
"We are honored that five Associa employees are among the experts in the field selected to speak to attendees at next year's CAI annual conference," says Associa Northern California President and 2017 CAI President Greg Smith. "I am proud to see my colleagues imparting their knowledge and wisdom amongst their peers for the betterment of the community management industry as a whole."
The CAI Annual Conference will take place at Caesars Palace Las Vegas May 3 - 6, 2017. More information about this event can be found on the conference web page.
Building and managing successful communities for more than 37 years, Associa is the leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. 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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