Three Associa Minnesota Employees Earn Industry Certification

February 03, 2016

BROOKLYN PARK, Minnesota – February 3, 2016 – Associa Minnesota is proud to announce that Community Managers Danielle Thompson, Cordelia Cronen and Insurance Manager Maureen Porter recently attained their Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation.

The CMCA designation is recognized by Community Associations Institute (CAI) andis the only national certification program designed exclusively for managers of homeowner and condominium associations and cooperatives. The CMCA recognizes individuals who have demonstrated the fundamental knowledge required to manage community associations.

“Danielle, Cordelia and Maureen all began with us around the same time and I guess their great attitudes and superior work ethics have rubbed off on each other because for all three to achieve this distinction in such a short time is remarkable,” says Associa Minnesota President Lance Govang. “Our employees are encouraged to seek industry recognized status and these managers have taken that encouragement and run with it.”

Danielle Thompson is a community manager who has been with Associa Minnesota for three years and in the community management industry for five years. She manages 13 local communities comprised of more than 2,000 residences.

Cordelia Cronen is a community manager who has been with Associa Minnesota for three years. She is the on-site community manager for Stonemill Farms, a community made up of more than 1,000 single family homes and nearly 100 townhomes. She is also a nominee for the The Council of Community Association Professionals (CCAP) Manager of the Year.

Maureen Porter recently took on the role of insurance manager after serving Associa Minnesota as a community manager for more than three years. She holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Metropolitan State University in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 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 www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.

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