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|As Hammersmith Management’s Manager of Community Care, John leads a team of Community Care Representatives whose number one goal is to provide Platinum Service for our Clients, whether they are walking into one of our five locations, calling, or emailing. With a background in entertainment, hospitality, and event management, John works with clients to disseminate accurate information quickly and clearly.|
His tenure with Disney and Ritz Carlton helped John to establish a framework for delivering exceptional customer service – service that is always provided with a friendly, welcoming, responsive approach.
He works in partnership with HOAs to propose, plan, promote, and execute special events that bring neighbors together and provide an environment for positive interaction among residents. John’s commitment to community is part of what sets Hammersmith apart – always delivered effortlessly and in style.
Let John organize the perfect social gathering for your community while you sit back, relax, and enjoy!
|Albert joined Hammersmith Management in March 2016 with a background in Operations Management across multiple industries including retail, call center, and dispatch operations. As Community Care Manager, Albert assists a team of Community Care Representatives to provide Platinum Service for our Clients. Albert loves to provide customized training, mentoring, and career development to ensure our Team has the tools and resources needed to serve the Communities managed by Hammersmith.|
Albert is a graduate of Colorado State University with a B.S in Business Administration, majoring in Business Management with a specialization in Supply Chain Management.
|As Manager of Community Engagement, Leslie supports the company by engaging with clients and team members, marketing the brand, and achieving sales goals. With more than 12 years experience in sales and marketing for a professional sports team, a performing arts center and a national movie theater company, Leslie provides Hammersmith’s signature “Platinum Service” to our partners. Her career also encompasses public relations, advertising, graphic design, and events.|
Leslie holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree in Advertising from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
|Rob Seligmann joined Hammersmith Management in the fall of 2016. As Business Development Manager, Rob helps HOA Board members and Developers gain a better understanding of Hammersmith Management’s offering of services and commitment to providing Platinum Service.|
Rob has more than twenty years’ experience in developing win-win solutions for non-profit and commercial radio and television stations. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Illinois State University.
|Davina leads a team of dedicated Directors of Community Association Services and Community Managers providing support services to our Association partners. Her work helps our Association partners build upon their goals and foster a sense of Community among members.|
Davina’s career of more than 16 years includes experience in the property management and hospitality industries, centering on Association Management, developer consulting, commercial centers and hotels. She relocated back to Denver from Boise, ID, where she worked with leading developers on high-end projects and managed award-winning Communities.
Davina holds a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) and Association Management Specialist (AMS®) designations, as well as the first Community Association Manager (CAM) license issued in the State of Colorado.
|Meghan serves as the Director of our Loveland office and has an in-depth knowledge of HOA Management, developer services, land lease Communities, master planned Communities, and declarant controlled properties. With 11 years of Community Management experience, Meghan supports our Board Members and Community Managers in identifying and meeting the needs of their Associations, and ensures the necessary resources and tools are available for successful Community Management.|
Megan believes in open communication, engaging Homeowners for Community involvement and helping residents see the value in becoming active in their Associations. Meghan holds CMCA® and AMS® designations and a Community Association Manager (CAM) license from the State of Colorado. She is committed to providing our clients with outstanding services and helpful guidance.
|As a Director of Community Association Services, Nicole Armstrong brings more than 12 years of experience and expertise to her role at Hammersmith Management’s Colorado Springs office. In addition to her background in communication, she has earned her CMCA®, AMS®, and PCAM® designations, and is currently serving the second year of her term on the APCM (Association of Professional Community Managers) Board of Directors. Nicole also holds a Community Association Manager (CAM) license from the State of Colorado.|
Nicole is a leader in the Southern Colorado Chapter of Community Associations Institute. Her roles have included serving as Chapter President, Chair of the Membership Committee and Education Committee, and as a member of the Golf Committee.
She is considered a team-oriented partner by her staff, colleagues, vendors, and Boards of Directors. Her extensive Association Management experience and friendly, persuasive manner encourage the initiation and implementation of innovative, Community-focused solutions.
|Gwen Cook is the director of our office in downtown Frisco, Colorado. She joined the Hammersmith team in 2005, and her career in Community Association Management spans more than 15 years.|
Before accepting her current position, Gwen served as an on-site manager for a large Community in Red Feather Lakes and in a director capacity for another Hammersmith office. Her principal focus is to ensure client satisfaction and build strong client relationships.
A Colorado State University bachelor’s degree in finance and real estate ultimately sparked Gwen’s interest in the Community Association Management industry. She is a member of the International Real Estate and Land Economics Honorary Society and holds the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®), Association Management Specialist (AMS®), and Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM®) designations. Within the industry, the PCAM® designation is considered the pinnacle of Community Association Management and is the highest professional recognition available to those that specialize in Community Management. Gwen also holds a Community Association Manager (CAM) license from the State of Colorado.
|Shauna Richards joined the Hammersmith Management team in 2016 as a Supervising Manager. With more than 11 years’ experience in the industry in both Arizona and Colorado, Shauna has developed and maintained excellent business relationships with clients. She has been a member of Community Associations Institute (CAI) since 2010, and now holds a Community Association Manager (CAM) license from the State of Colorado.|
Shauna’s management background includes developer-controlled Communities, commercial properties, single family homes, condominium and town home Associations. She takes great pride in helping protect and preserve property values and building positive relationships with the Boards, Homeowners and business partners she works with in each community she oversees.
Outside of work, Shauna is very committed to her family. She always tries to find new and different ways to fully bring balance to both her personal and professional life.
|Sonny moved to Colorado in 2003 and joined Hammersmith® in 2015. As Director of Accounting, Sonny is responsible for oversight of our Corporate and Association Accounting Departments. He plays an integral part in financial reporting of the Company’s institutional portfolio. Sonny excels in researching, analyzing, verifying and reporting financial information. His attention to detail and compassion for people allows him to make sound and reasonable decisions. Sonny enjoys assisting internal and external clients to achieve accounting and financial success. Sonny holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting, both from Metro State University of Denver.|
Marc enjoys merging the complexities of association finances with his innovative solutions and the accounting team members who implement them. He blends a friendly, hands-on attitude with his big-picture perspective as he oversees the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and General Ledger Teams. He can often be found visiting our satellite offices, where he offers his experience and expertise directly to our Community Managers. Marc received his Bachelors Degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado, and his Master’s Degree in Accounting/Finance from the University of Colorado.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, and he joined Hammersmith following a distinguished career as a financial executive with several Fortune 500 companies.
|Michael Kern is the Vice President of Construction. Mr. Kern has more than 14 years of construction expertise combining both hands-on field experience as well as project sales, project management and construction management experience in both California and Colorado. Michael organizes, directs and manages all construction services on behalf of our Association partners, including resource allocation and finances. Michael derives satisfaction from making the extremely complex process of project execution look seamless. He enjoys making a contribution, being part of the solution and working the lifecycle of a construction project. Michael enjoys working with the Boards to identify both needs and options, bringing the resources of the team to the table, and then completing the work to exceed client expectations. Prior to joining us, Michael worked as project manager for a high-end residential developer.|
Michael earned his master’s in leadership from Denver Seminary and a bachelor’s in business administration from Pennsylvania State University. He is also a licensed Class A Contractor and has his OSHA 10 hour certification. Michael has led HCS since September 2009.
|Sarah focuses on both the large and small details of Hammersmith Management’s financial direction and well-being. Her work helps maintain our financial stability and provides a strong foundation to better serve our clients. Sarah’s stringent oversight over our corporate financials is driven by a desire to provide Executive and Senior Management with all the tools and financial information required to make well-informed and responsible decisions. Sarah thrives on daily interaction with colleagues and she is well respected and much appreciated. Sarah has extensive experience in the property management industry in Florida and Colorado, working as a CPA in California before moving to Colorado and joining us here. Sarah graduated from the University of California in Santa Barbara with a B.A. in Business Economics.|
|A Colorado native, Michelle joined the Hammersmith® Team in 2005 as a Community Care Coordinator, using her organizational and people skills to help Communities and Team Members. As the Business Centre Supervisor since 2007, Michelle ensures timely and accurate processing of all incoming and outgoing mail, as well as administration of filing and records management for all our partner Associations and internal departments.|
Michelle earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish Language and Literature, with a Minor in Business Administration, from the University of Colorado in Boulder.
|Melonee “Misty” Thompson joined Hammersmith in 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Finance and Accounting, both from Regis University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.|
Misty’s career spans nearly 20 years and includes extensive experience in construction and real estate finance and accounting. She has a proven track record of success across a range of practices including payroll processing, financial statement and investor report preparation, coordinating between independent auditors, state agencies, corporate accounting and investors, and much more.
Having led a team of both accounts payable and receivable specialists, Misty’s leadership background has prepared her for her role at Hammersmith.
|Elizabeth Schmidt joined Hammersmith Management in the fall of 2015 as an HR consultant, then was promoted to HR Director at the beginning of 2016. With more than a decade of Human Resources experience across multiple industries and a range of roles, her diverse background has prepared her to lead our team of Human Resources professionals.|
Elizabeth focuses on creating value through HR functions, including recruiting, employee relations, compliance, organizational development, executive planning, analytics and compensation. She has a proven track record of developing effective business solutions through talent and performance management, as well as management coaching and training practices.
|Striving to provide flawless service to our clients and outside vendors, Denise processes all standard status letter requests. In addition, Denise supports all of our offices & services as a liason to building management. Denise started her career with us in 1991 and has seen our company grow from a few clients to over 200 associations.|
Denise has been married for 35 years, has one son, and enjoys being a grandmother. During her leisure time she enjoys the outdoors, any sporting event or being with friends and family.
|Claudia Corson is a results-driven, highly organized professional with more than 18 years of executive administrative experience. As the Executive Administrative Assistant at HMI, she offers a broad range of advanced and diversified senior-level professional assistance for the President and CEO. Claudia oversees contract management and renewals, reporting and meeting schedules, research and data collection, identifies and resolves problems and solicits feedback to improve customer service.|
Claudia’s background includes executive administrative experience in the Technology, Publishing and Hospitality industries. She is a graduate of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona with a B.A. in English.
|John, his mother Donna, and brother James, founded Hammersmith Management in 1981. In 1994, John became the sole owner and has led Hammersmith Management to continued success. John’s experience spans the spectrum of needs and problems that confront Community Associations today. His professional, educational, and extensive industry background contributes significantly, and he is always eager to share his knowledge of Community Management with our clients. John enjoys working with the Team, partnering with each client, and working with an alliance team of national management companies to bring new ideas and solutions to our industry.|
John holds the CMCA® (Certified Manager of Community Associations), AMS®(Association Management Specialist), and PCAM® (Professional Community Association Manager) designations. He has served as one of nine National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBC-CAM, now known as CAMICB) Board of Commissioners. The Board’s purpose is to ensure that Community Association managers practice with professionalism, integrity, and knowledge. To do so, they administer the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) certification program, the only nationally accredited certification program in the field. During his tenure on the Board of Commissioners John served as the Ethics Review Panel Chair, with the responsibility to review each and every complaint against any CMCA® around the world. The total number of CMCA®‘s worldwide is now over 10,000 strong.
John is a former Board member and Treasurer of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI), as well as having served on numerous national committees for CAI. He has also served as a guest speaker for CAI at many national events as well as for the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado and Habitat for Humanity. In 2014, John was appointed to the prestigious International Board of Trustees for CAI. The Board is supported by three Membership Representation Groups, elected members who give their constituencies a voice in crafting CAI policy and work to ensure that CAI continues to provide services and benefits that members need and value. In 2017, John is the President-Elect for CAI International Board of Trustees, and he will assume the role of President in 2018.
After all these years of experience, John still has the same passion for Community Association management and is committed to continuing his role as a leader in the industry.