Richard joined CMA in January 2010 after six years in the industry (both portfolio and onsite) and having served on his own HOA’s Board. He lived in KS, OK, LA, and three cities in TX before calling GA home in 1998. Richard was previously a corporate trainer and IT support person for a hotel chain. Experienced in opening new hotels, transitioning them between brands, and in operating multiple locations, he found it easy to adapt to association management. With a degree in Information Technology and a minor in Accounting, Richard brings great skills to association management. Richard is accredited by the Community Association Institute (CAI) with the designations of CMCA (Certified Manager of Community Associations), AMS (Association Management Specialist), and PCAM (Professional Community Association Manager).