Winston-Salem, NC: Over the last several weeks we have had several people from different offices earns various designations. We are pleased to announce that Missy Wagoner has recently earned her Association Management Specialist (AMS®) through the Community Associations Institute. Wagoner joins the prestigious group of more than 6,000 managers worldwide who has earned this designation.
Missy currently works in our Winston Salem office. She brings over 17 years of property management experience. She is a graduate of Appalachian State University where she attained her Bachelors Degree in Communications. She believes that ongoing education, training, and mentoring are extremely valuable, and continue to be keys to her success. Missy is currently working towards her Professional Community Association Manager designation, which is the highest level designation in the community association management field.
To earn the AMS designation, managers must have a minimum 2 years experience in the association management field, successfully completed at least two (2) M-200 level courses, and have successfully passed the CMCA exam administered by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB).
The experience and education required to earn and maintain the AMS credential means a community manager has the practical knowledge and training to provide reliable management services in many, if not all, of the following competencies:
- Working with board members and residents
- Preparing budgets and financial reports
- Performing site inspections
- Enforcing association rules
- Understanding critical legal obligations
- Selecting and supervising contractors
- Understanding insurance requirements
- Directing association employees and volunteers
- Communicating with residents
- Collaborating with local officials
- Building a strong sense of community