“ The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) Community Association Institute; Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA). Duane has also completed the Ritz Carlton Executive Management Leadership course; which allowed him to take that core knowledge and utilize it with GrandManors operations.
"Being part of the RealManage Family of Companies has been one of the most important accomplishments of my life. Over the years, we have been able to observe trends in the industry and respond and adapt our technologies and services to better serve our associations and Board Members. GrandManors is an innovative management company that is dedicated to serving onsite-managed communities that require a higher service level. To that end, we have leveraged our outstanding staff and World Class CiraConnect technologies in order to provide quality customer service and a culture of helpfulness."
Duane has over 25 years of property management experience at a national level. Duane has been certified by the Community Association Institute (CAI) as a Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM®), which is the highest professional certification available nationwide to managers who have advanced skills, knowledge, and experience, since 1996.
Duane is one of the founders of the GrandManors brand, which is the on-site lifestyle division of RealManage. Before joining the company, Duane served as the General Manage/President of Spring Creek Association in Nevada for over 8 years. In this capacity, Duane had overall responsibility for the 5,400+ lot lifestyle community which includes an 18 hole Championship golf course, campground, equestrian center, trap & skeet range, 150 miles of road, parks, and numerous commercial properties within the community. Duane has also owned his own property management firm managing community associations and other commercial property.
Duane has served as a Director of Community Association Managers, Vice President, Division President, President of Corporate Development and now serves as President of GrandManors. In these capacities, he has participated in the RealManage Family of companies growth and evolution into a leading national management company.