June 22, 2023
Wilmington, NC- Priestley Management Company, a leader in community association management since 1990, is proud to announce that Laurence Bergman has recently earned his Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA). This designation further solidifies Bergman's reputation as a leading professional in the industry and highlights his commitment to excellence in the field of community association management.
The CMCA is a highly respected designation awarded by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB). It serves as a testament to an individual's expertise and proficiency in the field of community association management. With this accolade, Laurence Bergman joins the ranks of an exclusive group of professionals who have demonstrated the highest standards of competency and ethical conduct in their work.
Laurence joined PMC in 2022 after retiring from local government where he served in a variety of roles in several cities within North Carolina, including over 10 years as a City Manager. Laurence attended ECU as an undergraduate and has a Master of Public Administration degree from UNC Charlotte.
“Since Laurence joined our team in 2022, he has been a great asset to our company and the Associations he services,” said Kyle Priestley, Coastal Division President for Priestley Management Company. “We are lucky to have him as a member of the Priestley Management Team. His knowledge, expertise, and dedication serves as an inspiration to his peers and aspiring professionals in the industry.”
The Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) is a 25-year-old independent board that sets the standards for professionalism in the field of community association management worldwide. CAMICB (formerly NBC-CAM) administers the Certified Manager of Community Associations® (CMCA) examination, a rigorous 2 ½-hour test that measures managers' knowledge of community management best practices. Passing the CMCA examination and maintaining the standards of the CMCA certification is proof that a manager is knowledgeable, ethical and professional. CMCA-credentialed managers have the skills to safeguard the assets of homeowners' associations, giving homeowners peace of mind and protecting home values. For more information, go to www.camicb.org.