Leadership Bios

Chief Executive Officer: Eric J. Henning, PCAM

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Eric is a second-generation association manager. He and his father were the first father-son PCAMs. PCAM (Professional Community Association Manager) is the highest designation issued by the Community Association Institute (CAI)) in the nation. As a part of CMA’s well planned succession plan, Eric was appointed to the position of CEO. His responsibilities include managing the daily affairs of the company while managing his own portfolio of associations. Eric is the recipient of the 2000 Rita Kennedy Award and served for two years as chairperson for the CAI Georgia Chapter. In 2003, he served as Treasurer for the CAI Board and taught a course for homeowners titled Approach to Solving Problems. This course is part of CAI’s ABC seminars held in Georgia and nationally. He has served on the Legal Action Committee for CAI as well. In 2005, Eric served as President for CAI. Prior to joining CMA, he was a firefighter for more than five years.

Chief Operating Officer: Jay Devlin

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Prior to joining CMA in 2011, Jay spent eight years working in residential real estate sales and development in Chicago. He successfully worked with individuals, investors and developers implementing strategies to acquire and sell properties. He was consistently ranked as a top producing agent by the Chicago Association of Realtors. Before real estate, Jay lived in San Francisco where he worked in corporate sales for PR Newswire, the leading global provider of marketing and communications solutions. While at PR Newswire, Jay won several sales awards including the President’s Club Award for top sales. Jay earned his Bachelor of Science in History and Minor in Economics from DePauw University in Indiana.

President/Broker: Dennis F. Hoffman, PCAM

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Prior to working with Dan Henning, Dennis spent three years working for another association management company and developed a reputation as one of the finest managers in the community association management industry in Atlanta.  He was one of the first managers in the Atlanta area to obtain the Community Association Institute (CAI) designation as a Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM).  He also holds a Georgia Real Estate Broker’s license.  Prior to starting his association management career, he worked in the government sector in the human resource area.  Dennis has a degree in accounting from the University of San Francisco and a MBA from the University of California Berkeley.

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Vice President: Michele Richards, PCAM

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Michele was promoted in 2009 from Division Manager to her current position after beginning her career with CMA in 2003. Michele has been awarded the Community Association Institute’s (CAI) most prestigious designation of PCAM (Professional Community Association Manager). She is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for new business and marketing. Before joining CMA, Michele was a manager for Delta Air Lines for 15 years. She also served her community as a Fulton County Reserve Deputy for 10 years. Michele is originally from the Great White North (Canada, eh?) and holds her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Carleton University Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Vice President: H. Peter Gant, CPA

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Peter joined CMA in 2016 as Vice President of Accounting with responsibilities over the Accounting, Closing/Legal & Transition teams. He is a CPA with over 20 years of accounting & financial management experience, including startups, multiple operations, international, and consolidations. He approaches the “Operations” of Accounting with a focus on driving efficiencies through technology & process alignment. Prior to joining CMA, he spent 17 years in telecom & technology services. Most recently, he served as VP-Finance at Apto Solutions where he worked with ownership to develop long-term growth strategies, expanded reporting & client profitability analysis, and securing new business lines of credit. Peter is a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs and has served on a number of scholarship boards & charitable organizations. He is an active volunteer with his church’s children’s ministry along with local school & sports activities.

Director of Property Management: Andrea Hospodar, PCAM

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Andrea came to CMA after being a 12-year onsite high-rise manager in the Buckhead area starting in 1997. At CMA, she started as a portfolio manager and rose to creating and overseeing our Onsite High-Rise Division. In that division, Andrea provided support and training for associations with onsite managers and staff. Starting in late 2015, Andrea began overseeing all Division Managers. This position will help to ensure consistency amongst the divisions throughout all of CMA’s location. Andrea graduated from Southern Methodist University with a degree in Psychology. She enjoys international travel, food/wine tasting and cooking.

Director of Risk Management: Sean Rucker, PCAM

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Sean joined CMA in 2006 after being a 2-year onsite manager. He is from the Northeast, has spent time in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Virginia, and has been in Georgia since 2001. As the Director of Risk Management, Sean works closely with agents to ensure each association has proper insurance coverage. He also coordinates disaster recovery projects after a loss to ensure the insurance policy and association documents are followed. Sean focuses on preparing communities for natural and environmental disasters through preparedness plans. He has experience helping communities during and after emergencies as well as long-term reserve budgeting. Additionally, Sean oversees a limited portfolio of association managers. Sean obtained his Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation through Community Association Institute (CAI) in 2012. He enjoys cycling and running.

Director of Human Resources: Jennifer Richard

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Jennifer has more than 15 years diverse Human Resources experience. She is highly proficient in developing and implementing innovative recruitment and retention strategies, researching and implementing human resource information systems, developing employee policies and procedures, managing employee relations, developing competency frameworks, performance management and measurement systems, training and organizational development, compensation and benefits systems, and business process redesign. Prior to joining CMA, Jennifer worked in several industries to include healthcare, state government, military, and IT. She is originally from Indiana and holds a Bachelor of Science in Labor Studies with a concentration in Communications from Indiana University (Go Hoosiers!).

Director of Prof. & Org. Development: Richard Maritt, PCAM

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Richard joined CMA in January 2010 after six years in the industry (both portfolio and onsite) and having served on his own HOA’s Board. He lived in KS, OK, LA, and three cities in TX before calling GA home in 1998. Richard was previously a corporate trainer and IT support person for a hotel chain. Experienced in opening new hotels, transitioning them between brands, and in operating multiple locations, he found it easy to adapt to association management. With a degree in Information Technology and a minor in Accounting, Richard brings great skills to the association management. Richard is accredited by the Community Association Institute (CAI) with the designations of CMCA (Certified Manager of Community Associations), AMS (Association Management Specialist), and PCAM (Professional Community Association Manager).