Associa Names Lance Govang President of Minnesota Firm

June 24, 2015

Community Development, Inc. (CDI), an Associa company, is proud to announce Lance Govang as its new president. Govang comes from Associa’s Michigan branch, where he served as the vice president, and now oversees CDI’s 238 communities.

“Lance has been a part of the Associa family for more than a decade and his industry knowledge and experience will be great assets to CDI,” says Associa Senior Vice President Chris Harrison. “Lance has most definitely earned this promotion through his loyalty to Associa and the reputation he has established for developing strong relationships with HOA boards.”

“I am honored to lead the team at CDI and welcome the opportunity to take on a new role and new challenges,” remarks Govang. “As this industry has grown it’s been exciting to be on the forefront of that growth with Associa, along-side the best professionals in the business.”

Govang began his career with Associa in 2001 and has been working in the community management industry for more than 25 years. He has earned his Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), Association Management Specialist (AMS), and Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designations from the Community Associations Institute (CAI). Govang holds a Michigan Real Estate Broker’s license and a bachelor's degree from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island.

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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