HRW, Inc. Community Manager, Vera Mason, Receives Community Management Certification

National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers Awards Vera Mason with CMCA Designation

Jan 18, 2010, 09:55 ET from HRW, Inc.

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- HRW, Inc., an Associa Company, proudly announces Vera Mason, CMCA recently earned the credential Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), awarded by the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBC-CAM).  

The CMCA credential signifies community management professionals have passed the NBC-CAM's national exam and met the requirements for managing condominium, cooperative and homeowner associations.  Certified community management professionals must also adhere to the CMCA Standards of Professional Conduct and take continuing education.  

Vera Mason has over 20 years experience as a Regional Manager of all types of Multifamily Housing including Conventional Apartments, HUD, Tax Credit, and Rural Development. Ms. Mason also has a Masters Degree from North Carolina State University in Administration of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management.

Ms. Mason maintains the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation through the Institute of Real Estate Management, Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) and Certified Apartment Property Supervisor (CAPS) through the National Apartment Association, Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) through the National Association of Home Builders, and has a North Carolina Brokers License.  Ms. Mason is currently pursuing her Professional Certified Association Manager (PCAM) designation through Community Associations Institute (CAI).

"We are proud of Vera for this accomplishment," said John Lawton, President of HRW, Inc. "Vera has dedicated her career to real estate and community management, this designation only further distinguishes her as a professional community manager with a strong commitment to the best possible service to those she serves."

Since 1982, HRW, Inc. has provided exceptional community management and maintenance services to community associations in the Research Triangle region.  Together with Associa, HRW, Inc. is also able to offer a variety of supplementary programs and services specifically designed to meet the unique needs of today's community associations.

HRW, Inc. also maintains the Community Association Institute (CAI) designation of Accredited Association Management Company (AAMC).  AAMC designations are only provided to those management companies that exhibit exceptional educational and training programs as well as meet the high standards of CAI. CAI is a national organization dedicated to promoting and improving the well being of those in common interest communities.

About Associa

As one of the first management companies to specialize in common interest communities, Associa is America's leading community association management and developer services company. With more than 100 offices across the nation and growing, Associa is the largest company in the United States devoted exclusively to the management of community associations, representing thousands of communities coast to coast.

Associa's clients receive personal service from the local management staff while taking advantage of the strengths and resources of a national company.  Associa's client programs such as insurance, websites and other communication channels help increase efficiencies and reduce association expenses.  For more information, please visit and


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