Laurie C. Velasquez, CMCA, of Wolin-Levin in Chicago is the most recent recipient of the Managers of Excellence award.
Laurie has been in the industry for more than 10 years and is a Property Supervisor, overseeing nine communities in Chicago, Joliet and Naperville.
To be a leading association manager, Laurie
Values Teamwork - She believes each member of the association board and the property management company play an important role.
Laurie listens to everyone, considers their input and knows that a team works most effectively when the contributions of all members are valued.
Considers the Big Picture - Watching the bottom line is a priority for Laurie
also realizes the bottom line isn't always about the lowest cost option.
has learned some projects and issues require a fresh approach that brings long-term quality and value to the association.
Seeks Expert Insight - A reserve study is a must for Laurie
For each association she
uses Reserve Advisors
to develop an unbiased study that she
uses as a budgetary tool and a reference guide to determine the project scope and specifications.
It's these qualities that have earned Laurie
the Managers of Excellence award.