Associa Chicagoland Unites Two Local Community Management Leaders

January 06, 2015

Associa, North America’s largest community management firm, introduces Associa Chicagoland. This new enterprise unites two former Associa branches; Vanguard and L & N Mid-West.

Associa Chicagoland will continue to provide local expertise and service while providing clients with access to corporate resources, services and offerings unmatched by the competition. Taking on the Associa name assures communities of the affiliation with the largest firm in the business and the unsurpassed service that has come to represent the Associa name.

“The Chicago metro area extends well beyond downtown and this new name ensures our customers that we cover the entire Chicagoland area,” says Associa Chicagoland President and CEO Don Kekstadt. “Both of these Associa branches have been successful on their own and now that they are united we will be able to serve our communities with even greater effectiveness.”

The name change will not affect customers, associations, vendors or communities managed by Vanguard or L & N Mid-West. The new website for Associa Chicagoland is

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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