Chrissy Parker, CMCA, compliance director at Somersett Owners Association in Reno, Nev., became the 20,000th person to obtain the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) credential last fall—an essential step for those pursuing a career in community association management.
For the past 25 years, the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) credential has provided a level of confidence to community association board members and residents—that a community manager has the necessary skills to oversee their community.
As the growing community association management industry is witnessing a changing of the guard, its pioneers are looking for ways to successfully pass the torch to the next generation of leaders.
Community association management is becoming a sought-out career with growth for new hires expected in the coming decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In a competitive job market, community associations and management companies must highlight their strengths and address organizational shortcomings to hire and retain top talent, says business speaker and author Peter Sheahan.