Tim Hollingshead, CMCA, AMS is a Community Association Manager for Morris Management, where he oversees 11 communities as a Portfolio Manager. He has been in the Community Association industry for 6 years. Tim has notable interests in resolving conflict on boards and within the community, keeping finances on track for the community, as well as helping his coworkers achieve their best. Originally from Pennsylvania, Tim has lived in the Northwest for about 25 years. Prior to working in Community Management, he worked in the real estate and banking industries. When not working, Tim can be found working on landscaping around the house, chopping wood, and playing with his 2 boys.
Bob Brencic, CMCA, AMS, MBA, is President and Owner of Trestle Community Management. In 8-years he has organically grown the firm to a team of over 40-people, 120 communities, and 11,000 homes making Trestle one of the largest firms in the Washington state. Having been awarded 2021 Business Partner of the Year by Washington State CAI, Trestle is a standout for its professionalism and execution to get things accomplished for Clients.
Prior to Trestle, Bob spent a 25-year career in the high technology industry. He was named as a Small Business Hero by the Puget Sound Business Journal in 2018. Bob holds an MBA and a BS in from the University of Santa Clara, he is certified by CAI with an AMS and CMCA, and serves as Treasurer of the Bellevue Towers Condominium Association and on the Suncadia Finance Committee.
Lena Barouh, Esq. is an associate attorney who provides general counsel to community associations. She graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2015. Prior to joining Condominium Law Group in early 2018, she worked as a family law and immigration attorney. A Seattle native, Lena enjoys hiking, SCUBA diving, listening to live music, and spur-of-the-moment road trips with her husband and dog.
Vanessa Tilberg, CMCA, AMS, PCAM is the Operations Director at Trestle Community Management. She joined the industry in 2013 and managed a portfolio Community Associations for six years before moving into a leadership role. Vanessa is the outgoing Chair of the WSCAI Law Day Committee and served on the WSCAI Outreach Committee for several years. As Operations Director, she leads Trestle’s Client Experience Team and Accounting Department, focusing on internal and external support, and company processes, procedures, and educational efforts.
Kristen McCormick, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, is the CEO of Agynbyte LLC. She additionally serves as Chair for WSCAI’s Managers Only Meeting Committee. Kristen has been working in the community association management industry for over 18 years, managing in both portfolio and on-site capacities in Florida, as a developer liaison in North and South Carolina, and as a portfolio manager for historic buildings in Massachusetts. She has been living and working in Washington state for over 9 years. When not working at one of the fastest growing management companies in the Pacific Northwest, Kristen can be found outdoors either hiking or visiting the Oregon coast with her husband and two dogs.
Karen McDonald, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, RS is President & Founder of Accurate Reserve Professionals, LLC. A former community association manager, she now works to prepare quality, detailed and easy to understand reserve studies to help associations better identify their current reserve funding status and develop a budget plan for the coming years. Karen is a Past President of the WSCAI Chapter and serves on several committees. Outside of the office she lives on a hobby farm with her husband and a collection of animals.
Justin D. Sudweeks, Esq., is a partner with Stein, Sudweeks & Stein, PLLC. He is a graduate of Seattle University School of Law with an undergraduate degree from BYU. Washington Law & Politics recognized Justin as a “rising star”. He has practiced law for 20 years, during the course of which he has been involved in the resolution of construction defect claims involving dozens of condominium associations. Justin spent two years as counsel for one of the largest insurers of construction contractors and sub-contractors before joining our practice. His experience also includes the resolution of construction defect claims on behalf of contractors, insurers, and homeowner associations.
Daniel Stein, Esq., is a partner at Stein, Sudweeks & Stein, PLLC, and specializes in insurance coverage and construction defect issues. He is also a contributor to the WSCAI’s Community Association Journal. Daniel earned his Bachelor of Arts at UCLA and his Juris Doctorate at USC Gould School of Law where he was a member of the Interdisciplinary Law Journal. Prior to joining Stein, Sudweeks & Stein, Daniel worked on complex class action lawsuits.
Caitlin Traub, CMCA, AMS, PCAM is the President of Associa – EMB Management and currently serves on WSCAI committees and task forces. Over her decade long career in the community management industry, she has managed both portfolio and large-scale communities in the Dallas-Ft. Worth market and served in several leadership capacities in the Seattle area. Most recently, she was a speaker at the CAI National Conference in Orlando, Florida, offering guidance on how to retain great managers in these challenging times. When she is not working, Caitlin enjoys traveling and finding new mountains to ski.
Brian P. McLean, CCAL, is the president of Agynbyte LLC, a condominium and homeowner association management company. Agynbyte LLC follows Brian’s two-decade career as an attorney of community association law. He received his law and undergraduate degrees from Seattle University, where he was a member of Law Review, chair of the law school’s Moot Court Board, and commencement speaker for his graduating class. As a member of the College of Community Association Lawyers, Brian has spoken and written frequently about community association issues. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and a former president and board member of the Washington State Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (WSCAI). He has served twice as co-chair of WSCAI’s Legislative Action Committee, where he worked with state legislators to enact mandatory reserve study legislation in Washington State. He is the former lead singer, guitarist, and a songwriter for the now defunct Pacific Northwest band the Acetones.
Melissa Guyott, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, together with her husband Rob, opened Ponderosa Community Management in Spokane; a dog friendly office. Focused only on the management of common interest communities, Melissa hopes to bring her nearly 15 years of management experience in the Seattle market to the Inland Northwest. When she’s not trying to figure out how to work the new office equipment, together with her groom and Bubba, Ponderosa’s CGR (Chief Golden Retriever), Melissa enjoys taking in all the amazing beauty of the great outdoors, hitting a fly fishing film festival or enjoying a red flight at a great Washington winery.