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2018 FirstService Residential LEADS Conference

Location

The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood

Date & Time

March 16, 2018 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Join FirstService Residential for a day of learning at the 2018 LEADS Conference on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Diplomat Beach Resort. The event brings together the industry’s best and brightest and, as its name implies, encourages them to Learn, Evolve, Achieve, Deliver, and Succeed. Participants can share best practices, discover new opportunities and forge new relationships, all in a dynamic learning environment.

As its name implies, the LEADS Conference encourages participants to Learn, Evolve, Achieve, Deliver, Succeed. LEADS was created to empower all stakeholders in this industry to be the very best they can be. Previously known as the FirstService Residential Conference & Exposition, this conference has evolved to bring the industry’s best and brightest together in a dynamic learning environment. LEADS is the ideal opportunity for our valued board members and partners to forge new relationships and share ideas. There is no other event of its kind in South Florida that enriches community associations and the businesses that proudly serve them.

The FirstService Residential LEADS Conference is the area’s foremost collaborative conference that brings together condominium and HOA board members, product and service providers, property management professionals and industry experts. It’s the chance for leaders and experts representing every facet of the industry to connect, share insights, discover new opportunities, and build new partnerships.

Admission is completely free for board members and FirstService associates. Plus, you’ll enjoy complimentary lunch and snacks throughout the day.

  • 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
    Board Member Certification Course For Condo/HOA Board Members
    Community Association Board Members Only
    • Angie Carroll
      Client Relations Director
    • Joshua Krut, Esq.
      Partner
  • 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
    Conflict Resolution
    FirstService Residential Associates Only
    • Heather Saban
      Director, Organizational Development
  • 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
    Contracting The Right Contractor For Your Project
    • Jeff Lee
      Director, Commercial Operations
  • 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
    Disaster Planning: Before, During And After The Storm
    • J. Murphy
      Senior Vice President
  • 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
    Electronic Voting - Vote For Change! Financial Statements 101
    • Donna DiMaggio Berger, Esq.
      Shareholder
    • Kenneth Direktor, Esq.
      Shareholder
  • 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
    Financial Statements 101
    • Lien Dang
      CPA, Senior Director
    • Percy Legendre III
      CPA, PA, Managing Partner
  • 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
    Legislative Update: What You Need To Know (Panel Discussion)
    • Bill Worrall
      Vice President
    • Travis Moore
      Founder & President
    • Laura Manning, Esq.
      Shareholder
    • George R. Moraitis, Jr.
      Representative
  • 2:00 PM — 2:45 PM
    Accounting Systems Review And Q&A: AVIDXCHANGE, CAMACCT, BUDGET TOOL, CLICKPAY
    FirstService Residential Associates Only
    • Debra George
      Senior Director
    • Angel M. Cruz
      Director, Accounts Receivable
    • Debbie Penton
      Compliance Manager
  • 2:00 PM — 2:45 PM
    Are You Ready For The 2018 Hurricane Season?
    • Michele Poetsche
      Regional Director
  • 2:00 PM — 2:45 PM
    Capital Improvements Simplified
    • Jeff Lehman
      Regional Director
    • Gary Mars, Esq.
      Shareholder
    • Miroslav “Misha” Mladenovic, P.E.
      Founder & President | Electrical Engineer
    • Pamela Malfavon
      Director, Financial Products and Services
    • Mark Gerstle
      CFE
  • 2:00 PM — 2:45 PM
    Cybersecurity: Tips For Keeping Your Community Safe
    • Alan Missen
      CIO
    • Chris Cady
      Director, Information Security & Enterprise Architecture
  • 2:00 PM — 2:45 PM
    Problem Solving
    FirstService Residential Associates Only
    • Heather Saban
      Director, Organizational Development
  • 2:00 PM — 2:45 PM
    What Now? Insurance In Post-Irma Florida
    • John Lee
      Vice President
    • Andrew Spargo
      Executive Vice President
  • 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM
    BDA And DAS: Life-saving Technology Your Building Should Have
    • Clark Lazare
      Vice Presiden
  • 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM
    Coaching For Top Performance
    FirstService Residential Associates Only
    • Heather Saban
      Director, Organizational Development
  • 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM
    Keep Your Residents Happy And Healthy - Creating Wellness Programs/Amenities In Your Community
    • Michael Mendillo
      Regional President, East
    • Michelle Kithcart
      Senior Lifestyle Director
    • Ilana Alberico
      CEO
    • Robert F. Burgess, Jr.
      President
    • Violeta Horne
      Director of Sales & Marketing
  • 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM
    Keeping You Connected: FirstService Residential Connect Basics
    Part 1: Community Association Board Members Only Part 2: FirstService Residential Associates Only
    • Michael Bodner
      National Director, Property Solutions
    • Jennifer Lasseter
      Project Manager
  • 3:00 PM — 4:30 PM
    The Future Of Real Estate Development In Florida
    • Lynn Coulter
      Vice President
    • Taylor Collins
      Managing Partner
    • Edwin F. Jahn III
      Senior Vice President
    • Jamie Telchin
      Senior Project Executive
    • Harvey Hernandez
      CEO
  • 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM
    Keep Calm And Budget On (Budgeting Made Easy)
    • Mark Martel
      Regional Director
    • Nicole Johnson Pendergrass
      Director of Operations
  • 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM
    Management Reports
    FirstService Residential Associates Only
    • Heather Saban
      Director, Organizational Development
  • 4:00 PM — 4:45 PM
    Policies: Pets, Parking & Short-term Rentals, Oh My!
    • Donna DiMaggio Berger, Esq.
      Shareholder
    • Kenneth Direktor, Esq.
      Shareholder
  • 4:00 PM — 4:45 PM
    Super Termites - Tiny Insects; Huge Problem!
    • Jim Maler
      President
  • 4:00 PM — 4:45 PM
    Understanding Board Meetings
    • Katharine Effron
      Regional Director,
  • 5:00 PM — 5:45 PM
    Active Shooter Scenarios: Prevention & Response
    • Rony Joseph
      Senior Vice President
    • Tim Miller
      President
  • 5:00 PM — 6:00 PM
    Board Member Certification Course For High-rise Board Members
    Community Association Board Members Only
    • Anthony Gragnano
      Regional Director
    • Edward S. Hammel, Esq.
      Principal
  • 5:00 PM — 5:45 PM
    Fire Safety & Compliance
    • Laura Rode
      Vice President
    • Albert Yahya
      Sales Manager
    • Randall Roger, Esq.
      Partner
    • Andrew Speranzini, Esq.
      Partner
  • 5:00 PM — 5:45 PM
    It's Electric! Your Community & Plug-in Electric Vehicles
    • Chris Normandeau
      CEM, LC, LEED AP BD+C, Director
    • Benton Launerts
      Regional Vice President
    • Randy Etman
      Sales Manager
  • 5:00 PM — 5:45 PM
    Service Animal Policies - More Bark Than Bite?
    • Ben Solomon, Esq.
      Managing Partner
    • Ramon Palacio, Esq.
      Supervising Partner

M2E is a proud sponsor of The FirstService Residential LEADS Conference.