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Michael Packard

Senior Vice President, Acquisitions

As senior vice president of acquisitions, Mike has more than 35 years’ experience in the community association management industry as a senior executive. He was one of the first 20 recipients of the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM®) designation from the Community Associations Institute (CAI), and also holds the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate management (IREM) and the Certified California Association Manager (CCAM) designation. He also holds a Nevada Certified Association Manager (CAM) certificate and a California broker’s license.

Mike is a former national president of CAI and its research foundation. He is also a former president of San Diego's CAI and IREM chapters. He is a recipient of CAI's national Distinguished Service Award, IREM's Presidential Achievement Award and San Diego Manager of the Year Award.

After receiving a Bachelor’s degree from New Mexico State University, where he served as senior class president, Mike earned an MBA from Pepperdine University. He served in the U.S. Air Force, rising to the rank of captain, and received the Bronze Star Medal for service as an air commando during the Vietnam conflict.

Mike is a nationally published author and is an instructor for CAI, IREM and CACM. Additionally, he has taught property management internationally in Russia, Poland, Japan, Australia and Canada.

He is father to two stepsons with his wife Jeri and has been an active Make-A-Wish Foundation volunteer for many years.

Favorite Quote: “When you live by the sword, you have to be prepared to die by the sword.”

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