Associa CMC's Donna Aker Named Industry "Rising Star"

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Community Management Corporation (CMC), an Associa company, congratulates Senior Portfolio Manager Donna Aker on being presented the Rising Star Award at the Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Associations Institute (WMCCAI) Annual Awards Dinner.

The ceremony took place November 5 at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia. Rising Star awards are presented to those individuals who have become more active in the chapter, have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills, and have shown an interest in being future leaders.

"Donna is an inspirational team member who leads by example and always delivers first-rate customer service to the communities she manages," said Associa CMC President Nick Mazzarella. "We're proud to know that her dedication to this industry is being recognized and we're excited to see what her future holds within the Associa family."

Aker began as an on-site community manager with Associa in 2008, promoted to portfolio manager four years later, and became a senior portfolio manager earlier this year. As a member of CAI she has earned her Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), Association Management Specialist (AMS) and Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designations.

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 or

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