Associa CEO on CBS’ Undercover Boss

John Carona, founder and CEO of Associa, the leader in community association management for more than 37 years that oversees the day-to-day operations of over 9,000 HOA’s (INCLUDING our very own, SCSH) and condominiums and protects the property value of 5 million owners' homes, goes undercover to meet the employees who keep his company's foundation strong, on Undercover Boss, Friday, May 5 at 8/7c.

While working as "Charlie Lucas," Carona, a former Texas state senator, gets winded after trying to blow through a tedious maintenance job at a residential location, and it's anything but smooth sailing for him while working the front desk at a yacht club.

Don’t miss this show on FRIDAY, MAY 5th at 8:00 PM on CBS

Associa’s Desert Resort Management Team Takes Home Top CAI Awards

PALM DESERT, Calif., Feb. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Desert Resort Management, an Associa company, was well represented and often mentioned throughout the evening for its multiple award winners recognized at the Community Associations Institute – Coachella Valley Chapter (CAI-CV) Awards Night banquet on Friday, January 27, at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa.

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Associa Desert Resort’s Golf Tournament Brings in $29K for Charity

PALM DESERT, Calif., Oct. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Desert Resort Management, an Associa company, proudly makes a $29,000 donation to Associa Cares and two local charities. Coachella Valley's Animal Samaritans and FIND Food Bank each received $1,000 and $27,000 went toward Associa's nonprofit organization which assists families across the country in need due to natural and man-made disasters.

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Close to $90K in Associa Cares Donations Distributed in August

DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Associa, the industry’s largest community management firm, records one of its largest monthly donation totals of the year giving to flood ravaged families in Louisiana and others around country in the month of August. Close to $90,000 was distributed by Associa Cares, an organization set up to benefit families across the country that are in need of assistance following a catastrophe at home such as a flood, fire or tornado.

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Associa Surpasses 200 PCAM Designations: Most in the Industry

ORLANDO, Fla., May 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa, the industry's leading community management firm now has more than 200 employees designated as Professional Manager of Community Associations (PCAM). This is the Community Associations Institute (CAI)'s highest professional recognition available nationwide to those who specialize in community association management.

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Help for the U.S. Storm Victims

Associa-Cares

Severe storms blew across the United States over the weekend, causing snowstorms, flooding and tornados. As a result, extensive damage can be seen in Missouri, New Mexico, Illinois, Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Mississippi. At least 43 deaths have been reported, hundreds of homes have been leveled and even more have been damaged or are without power.

Associa Cares has already earmarked $100,000 in relief to be distributed to affected citizens in these states. If you know of a storm victim who needs assistance, please have them contact Faith DeSmet via email at info@associacares.com

Associa PCM to Take Part in Mission Viejo National Night Out

MISSION VIEJO, California – July 22, 2015 – Professional Community Management (PCM), an Associa company, and Associa Supports Kids (ASK) have partnered with National Night Out (NNO) to create safer communities across the country. On Tuesday, August 4, the City of Mission Viejo will celebrate the “32nd Annual National Night Out” along with thousands of communities nationwide.

The local crime and drug prevention event will take place in the Target parking lot at 25601 Jeronimo Road from 5 – 8 p.m. This is an opportunity for residents to spend the evening outside with neighbors and enjoy contests, prizes, face painting, crafts, and pictures with Scout the Associa Supports Kids (ASK) mascot, along with deputies from the sheriff’s department. National Night Out is free and open to the public.

“We are proud that Associa is a national sponsor of National Night Out and that Associa PCM will be able to play a major role in the event here in Mission Viejo,” says Associa PCM Vice President of Business Development Wendy Bucknum. “The Mission Viejo celebration is the place to be on August 4 to help support a safe and drug-free environment throughout our communities, the state of California and the nation.”

NNO is designed to: (1) Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; (2) Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; (3) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and (4) Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Associa Supports Kids is a value-added program for Associa community residents, designed to enhance the neighborhood community experience year-round. The program focuses on educating parents and kids about safety and fitness. For more information on both the Safety and Sports Sponsorships programs, visit www.associasupportskids.org.

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 www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.

Associa PCM Hosts Ribbon Cutting with Lake Forest Mayor

LAKE FOREST, California – July 9, 2015 – Professional Community Management (PCM), an Associa company, celebrated the opening of its new Orange County office at a ceremonial ribbon cutting with Lake Forest Mayor Scott Voigts.

“We’re so excited to have this new space for our more than 125 employees and it was an honor to host the mayor, other distinguished guests and so many of our business partners who turned out for the event,” says PCM President Karen Inman. “Associa President Joey Carona and Senior Vice President Matt Kraft also joined us to mark this occasion as we look forward to inviting the public to an open house later this summer.”

Mayor Voigts read proclamations on behalf of the City of Lake Forest and Assemblyman Donald Wagner welcoming PCM to its new location in Foothill Ranch at 27051 Towne Centre Dr. Ste. 200. The new PCM headquarters is intended to better serve residents with its convenient location and provide employees with a more useful and modern workspace. Associa’s Professional Community Management also has offices in San Diego and Inland Empire.

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 www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.

Associa Featured in Dallas Business Journal

PCM/Associa is the professional management firm our Home Owner's Association contracts with for general management of our community.

Associa manages over 8,000 communities across the United States, including 93 HOA communities right here in the Coachella Valley.

A copy of our contract with PCM/Associa is available to residents in the "Residents Only" area of the community news website, under Association Contracts. You need to be logged in to get into the "Residents Only" area.