Samantha Alvarez, CEO and Founder of ANSWER Community Association Management, specializes in the management, development, and re-development of Community Associations. Samantha possesses over 25 years of Executive Senior Level Management and Leadership Experience, and over fifteen years of Community Association Management Expertise.
Just prior to forming ANSWER, Samantha was a Managing Partner and the President of an Orange County Management firm. Throughout her career she has worked for several reputable management firms within Orange and San Diego Counties, holding the positions of Vice President, Division Manager of New Development, Senior Manager, and Director of Training.
Samantha has extensive experience assisting Developers with the complete set-up of newly constructed communities, including the drafting of all Association related documents, policies, and procedures. Samantha held the position of HOA Liaison for Shea Homes‚ LLP, Southern California Division, where she served as Board President for more than a dozen newly developed communities throughout Orange, Los Angeles, and Ventura Counties. This experience has provided Samantha with a wealth of knowledge that assists her in understanding all aspects of the Community Association Industry, having served as both a Board Member and Community Manager.
She served as a volunteer member on the Programs Committee for the 2004/2005 and 2008/2009 years, helping plan monthly education luncheons for managers and board members, she served on the Education Committee for the 2008/2009 years, assisting in instructing educational classes for managers and board members, and served on the 2012-2014. Outreach Committee, for the Community Associations Institute‚ (CAI) Orange County Regional Chapter, volunteering she and her family’s time to assist with helping those in need throughout our community.
Samantha has three beautiful daughters, and three grandchildren. She and her family have enjoyed volunteering their time through industry and non-industry organizations such as helping at local food banks, local schools, children’s homes, etc. She has a great passion for the Community Association Industry, and understands the specific needs for all types of Communities. It is with all this great passion, experience, and leadership, that led her to create ANSWER Community Association Management.