|As Director of Community Engagement, Leslie supports the company by engaging with clients and team members, leading Community Care, marketing the brand, and achieving sales goals. With more than 14 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 role encompasses public relations, advertising, graphic design, marketing, events, new acquisitions, commercial property management, and customer service.|
Leslie holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree in Advertising from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®Regional Director
|As a Regional Director for Hammersmith®, Kacie Dreller supports a team of On-site and Portfolio Managers across the front range. Kacie has worked in community management for 20 years, 10 of which have been with Hammersmith®. Kacie earned the prestigious PCAM® (Professional Community Association Manager) designation in 2019 after successfully completing her PCAM® case study in Seattle, Washington. Kacie has served on multiple Community Associations Institute Committees, including the Spring Conference and Northern Colorado Committees. Kacie is well known in the industry for her expertise in community management, professionalism, ability to lead, and her desire to serve. Kacie strives to be a positive role model of Hammersmith’s Core Values: Professionalism, Excellence, Integrity, Life Balance, Education, and Partnership.|
Kacie earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
CMCA®, AMS®Regional Director
|As a Regional Director for Hammersmith®, Georgie Zuppa supports a team of On-site and Portfolio Managers across the front range specializing in high-rise management. With more than a decade of experience in the industry, Georgie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role as Regional Director for Hammersmith®. Georgie is directly responsible for creating solid, long term and lasting relationships with our partners by overseeing all high-rise management and operations including business development. She is known for encompassing Hammersmith’s Platinum Service model by continuously striving for excellence that exceeds client expectations. A Colorado native, Georgie began her career holding leadership roles for some of Denver’s most notable hotels prior to her start in property management. Since then, she has overseen large scale high-rise operations at Denver’s premier properties. Georgie currently serves on the Spring Conference Committee for Community Associations Institute Rocky Mountain Chapter.|
Georgie earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management from Metropolitan State University.
|Beau Barney has been with Hammersmith Construction Services since 2015. As Director, Beau oversees the team of Project Managers who execute projects on behalf of our clients. His attention to detail and ability lead make him a great asset to the team. Beau enjoys the interaction with our clients and sharing his knowledge of the construction industry with our Association Boards.|
Beau and his wife Brittany moved to the Denver area in 2012. They have three children. Beau values his time with his family, and appreciates the core values and life balance that Hammersmith provides.
CPA (CA)Construction Accounting
|Sarah focuses on both the large and small details of Hammersmith Construction’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 financials is driven by a desire to provide Team Members with all the tools and financial information required to make well-informed and responsible decisions. Sarah thrives on daily interaction with colleagues. 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.|
PHR, SHRM-CPDirector of Human Resources
|Carrie brings more than 20 years of operational and human resources experience to the Hammersmith® Human Resources Team as an entrepreneur and former franchisee of the Taco Bell and Pizza Hut restaurant systems leading award-winning teams. Furthermore, she has experience working in various business environments, such as being a founding member of a successful start-up company for 10 years and leading as a part of the executive administration at a higher educational institution in Denver.|
She is focused on sustaining the values important to Hammersmith® Team Members: Professionalism, Integrity, Partnership, Excellence and Life Balance. In addition, “Platinum Service” starts with every new hire’s Orientation, where Carrie and Team infuse the importance of excellence and how to deliver high standards of service to our clients.
Carrie holds two Human Resource Professional certifications, a PHR since 2009 and the SHRM-CP since 2015. She is also a member of both the National SHRM and Regional Mile-High SHRM organizations promoting excellence in Human Resource Management.
Carrie enjoys watching her husband plant flowers to attract hummingbirds into their yard, spending time with her large, fun family and playing with her two little fur babies, Teddy and Sophie.
|Striving to provide flawless service to our Clients and vendors, Denise processes all standard status letter requests. In addition, Denise supports all of our offices and serves as a liaison to building management. Denise started her career with us in 1991 and has seen our company grow from a few Clients to more than 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.
CAM, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®CEO
|John, his mother Donna, and brother James, founded Hammersmith Data Management, Inc. in 1981. In 1994, John became the sole owner and has led Hammersmith® 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 Board, 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) certification, and AMS®(Association Management Specialist) and PCAM® (Professional Community Association Manager) designations, along with a Colorado Community Association Manager (CAM) License. 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 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 international 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 was the President-Elect for CAI International Board of Trustees, in 2018 he was President, and in 2019 he is Immediate Past President of this organization with more than 35,000 members.
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.