LAKE FOREST, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM), an Associa company, announces that Wendy Bucknum, recently promoted to vice president of business development, has been appointed to the Building Industry Association’s Orange County (BIA-OC) Board of Directors.
With Southern California’s housing rebound nearly complete, one of Bucknum’s key roles will be leveraging her strong business relationships to expand PCM’s roster of homebuilding and development clients. PCM has long been the industry leader in the development of new and existing community planning and governance models, working side by side with sales and marketing teams as well as community boards of directors as they establish their community plans.
“Wendy has a stellar reputation and solid contacts within the local real estate, homebuilding and broader business community,” announces CEO Mike Packard. “This is exactly what we need to continue building upon our tremendous growth and further improving community and lifestyle management services for residents throughout Southern California.”
A 21-year PCM employee, Bucknum previously served as governmental & public affairs manager for Laguna Woods Village in Laguna Woods, California.
Active in the community management industry, she has been a member of the Community Association Institute (CAI) since 2005, serving as the Orange County chapter president in 2009. Bucknum earned the prestigious Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM®) national designation from the CAI as well as the organization’s national Governmental Affairs Award in 2011. That same year, she earned Advocate of the Year honors by the South Orange County Regional Chamber of Commerce for her work on regional issues. Bucknum currently serves as the CAI immediate past chair and is a member of the Mission Viejo Community Services Commission and currently running for Mission Viejo City Council.
With headquarters in Lake Forest, Calif., PCM has offices serving all of Southern California and Southern Nevada, and is recognized by the Multi Housing Council as one of the country’s largest managers of common interest developments. PCM’s management services are backed by state-of-the-art Internet technology and comprehensive financial and management systems. For additional information, contact PCM at 800.369.7260 or http://www.pcminternet.com.
Building successful communities for 35 years, Associa is North America’s largest community association management firm and serves its clients with local knowledge, national resources and comprehensive expertise. Based in Dallas, Associa and its 8,000 employees operate more than 150 branch offices in the United States, Mexico and Canada. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to www.associaonline.com and www.associacares.com.
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