Five Legum & Norman Managers Earn Impressive Industry Designation

Top Quote Five managers from Legum & Norman have earned the Certified Manager of Community Associations designation from the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 25, 2013 - Dallas, TX - Legum & Norman, an Associa( ) company, congratulates Julia Smith, Linda Heston, Marco Torrey, Marysady Ferrante and Michael LaPrade for earning the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation from the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBC-CAM).

    The CMCA designation is a valued accomplishment in the community management industry. Managers must complete CAI's Professional Management Development Program course, the M-100: Essentials of Community Association Management. This course covers topics ranging from facilities management and community government to risk management and financial management. Once the manager has completed the M-100 course, they must then pass a comprehensive exam before earning the CMCA designation.

    "Legum & Norman continues its proud tradition of having the best educated and experienced managers in Washington D.C. association management( )," said Jim Hanley, Legum & Norman chief operating officer. "With the addition of five new CMCAs, we provide our clients with the most qualified managers and a company that is ready to meet their specific needs."

    Smith has worked at L&N for more than two years. She is the covenant's assistant and bookkeeper for Cascades Community Association, one of L&N's largest properties.

    Heston has worked at L&N for more than four years as an assistant manager at Piedmont Homeowners Association in Haymarket, Va.

    Torrey has been involved in real estate and asset management for the past 10 years. In his current position as a community manager, he is responsible for a diverse portfolio of common interest communities.

    Ferrante began working at L&N more than a year ago. She is the assistant manager for the Silverton Condominium in Silver Spring, Md.

    LaPrade brings more than 10 years of property management experience to L&N. He started in the community management field as a part-time leasing consultant and quickly advanced to site management. In his current position as a community manager, he manages a portfolio of seven communities throughout the Washington metro area.

    Legum & Norman provides community association management and developer services to Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. Since 1969, its sole focus has been to deliver performance that enriches communities and enhances the lives of the people it serves. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook by visiting, or follow us on Twitter at

    Building successful communities for more than 30 years, Associa is North America's largest community association management firm and serves its clients with local knowledge, national resources and comprehensive expertise. Based in Dallas, Associa and its 8,000 employees operate more than 150 branch offices in the United States, Mexico and Canada. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to and Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, and watch us on YouTube.

    Contact: Carol Piering
    Phone: (214) 716-3848
    Email: cpiering ( @ ) associaonline dot com

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