Associa's Don Kekstadt Named Regional Vice President for Acquisition Operations

DALLAS, Sept. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Associa, the industry’s largest community management firm, proudly announces Don Kekstadt as regional vice president, acquisition operations. Kekstadt was the president of Associa Chicagoland before being asked to step into this new role where he will be heading the operational portion of Associa’s acquisition team and working with new branch offices to help integrate them into the Associa family.

“Don is a community management visionary who is one of the foremost experts in this industry and the perfect person to mentor new branches that partner with Associa,” says Associa Senior Vice President, International & Acquisition Operations John Ingenito. “It’s always challenging when we bring new acquisitions into the fold and to have someone there as a guide who has been through it before will be vital as we continue to grow.”

Kekstadt has been with Associa for four years. For three years preceding, he was the CEO of Legum & Norman Mid-West which became Associa Chicagoland through acquisition. Prior to that, he was an executive vice president at Lieberman Management Services and superintendent at Arlington Park. Kekstadt is a member of the State of Illinois Community Association Manager Licensing Board and holds Community Associations Institute (CAI) designations of Association Management Specialist (AMS) and Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM).

Building and managing successful communities for more than 37 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 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.

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