Barbara Daoust, CMCA®, AMS®, PCAM®
Barbara Daoust became our Director of Management Services in August 2007; on July 18, 2008 she was promoted to Vice President. She brings to... Learn more Lewis Management over 20 years of Association management experience, as well as eleven years of municipal experience where she developed an exceptionally strong financial background. She served as Budget officer for the City of Plainfield New Jersey where she was responsible for the development and monitoring of the City’s budget.
Barbara has managed both Condominium and Homeowners Associations and been responsible for the oversight, training and development of Association Managers and Staff. She holds the CMCA®, AMS®, and PCAM® certifications from CAI, as well as a Bachelors of Arts Degree from Rutgers University and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from New York University. She is currently responsible for the supervision, education and development of our Association Managers and Assistant Managers. Barbara also acts as the Education Coordinator for our firm.
Senior Vice President, Maintenance Liaison
As Senior Vice President, Matt Steele oversees a portfolio of 12 Associa branch management offices throughout the United States as well as 2... Learn more of our ancillary services companies. His responsibilities in this capacity include serving as a mentor to the branch CEOs to help them achieve Associa’s core corporate objectives as well as uphold Associa corporate policies. Steele also educates each CEO in a variety of areas including how to improve company performance, business planning and innovation.
Steele was formerly the Vice President of Associa’s National Field Services, where he was responsible for the oversight of the maintenance operations in Associa branches to further develop service and product offerings.
Prior to his position with the corporate office, Steele was President of Associa company Real Property Management, Inc., in Columbus, Ohio. He holds his AMS, CMCA, and PCAM designations from the Community Associations Institute (CAI) and is also a licensed real estate agent in the state of Ohio with more than 20 years in the community association management industry.
Steele has been married for 12 years and has a son and two young daughters. He and his family relocated to Arizona in 2010 after spending his entire life in Ohio. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys attending Arizona Diamondbacks baseball games and Phoenix Suns basketball games. He’s also active with his children's various sports including soccer and swimming.