Three Myths About Sleep Aids

Sleep plays a vital role in your health and overall quality of life. The amount of sleep you get can impact your relationships, job performance and overall happiness. Insomnia is fairly common. Nearly 50 percent of Americans report occasional insomnia, and almost 20 percent struggle with it every night.sleeping-man

In our quest for some shut-eye, we sometimes sabotage our own sleep. If you are relying on any of the methods below, you could be inadvertently robbing yourself of sleep.

Having a “nightcap” before bed

It’s a long-standing misconception that alcohol helps you sleep. While a nightcap might help you feel sleepy, as the alcohol metabolizes in your system, it really messes with your ability to stay asleep. Alcohol before bedtime will cause recurrent awakenings and suppresses the rehabilitative stage of sleep, known as REM. Don’t cheat yourself; avoid alcohol before bed.

Watching TV to fall asleep

Watching TV or using your phone in bed is one of the worst things you can do when trying to fall asleep. It’s all tied to the blue light emitted by these screens. It prevents the release of melatonin from the pineal gland in your brain, which is what makes you feel sleepy. This is especially a problem for adolescents who take their phones to bed with them.

Using sleeping pills

Long-term reliance on sleeping pills is not the answer to your sleep problems. While it is OK to take an over-the-counter sleep aid if you’re having a few nights of bad sleep, you should not be relying on it nightly. If you are taking sleeping pills, try to wean yourself off of them slowly by lowering the dose and then start to reduce the number of days that you take it. If your sleep troubles persist after two to four weeks, talk to your doctor.

Source: UCF College of Medicine

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Community Spotlight: Belle Vista on Lake Conway

This edition of Community Spotlight features Belle Vista on Lake Conway. This picturesque community consists of 102 homes and is located on beautiful Lake Conway in Orlando.  The association is in a great location, convenient to downtown Orlando, and many shops and restaurants.

Founded in 2007, this homeowner controlled community features a beautiful gated entrance, a large fountain, and two playgrounds which are favorite amenities within the association. Families enjoy taking their children to play there.

Leland CAM April Kaiser states that the gorgeous, well-maintained homes are one of her favorite things about the association. Leland began managing the association in December of 2012.  Since then, Leland and the board has worked together to make many improvements to the association.  Pot holes have been repaired throughout the road system, the entire irrigation system was mapped and upgraded, the exterior entrance walls were repainted, the pergola at the entrance has been pressure washed, Christmas decorations are now coordinated, and two fountains were changed out.  The board at Belle Vista is committed to making sure the neighborhood is beautiful and well taken care of for all residents.

In the future, the community will be adding a Virtual Gate Guard which will be a great security feature for the association. The landscaping layout around the pond is also on the agenda.  The board and Leland will continue to work diligently to ensure that all owners in Belle Vista have a great experience and can enjoy their home and community daily

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Preparing an Association Budget

An annual budget is the lifeblood of any financially healthy association. A properly crafted budget guides the association in financial decisions throughout the fiscal year and helps minimize unexpected costs. Generally, the membership of your community will recognize the budget as a way of determining assessment aBudgetmounts. While this is an integral part of the budget, it also provides for the continuity of community services, helps the community maintain its desired quality of life, plans for activities, and provides an opportunity for the community to balance its needs versus wants. Working in tandem with financial reports, the budget is a means of controlling the entirety of the community’s financial operations.

There are a lot of things an association should consider when preparing their budget, not the least of which is timing. Some associations have accounted for this question by designating a specific timeline for budget preparation in their documents. If your community does not have a designated timeframe, aim for early in the third quarter (usually early July) to start drafting your budget for the following year. Schedule a date for the budget meeting as soon as possible and notify the residents within the required time frame listed in the Florida statutes. Keep in mind the budget should be finalized with plenty of time left to send out the mailing to the membership and order coupon booklets for the community. It can be helpful to follow a reverse timeline when scheduling the different parts of preparation, starting with the date you want to finalize the budget and fill in dates working backwards.

The budget cannot simply annualize in many cases due to special projects that have either already occurred or will occur in the future. Utilize the most current year-to-date figures to make adjustments to the budget including: the general ledger, most recent income statement, reserve studies if applicable, and a current A/R (accounts receivable) report.

Like any budget you need to allot for income and expenses. First, consider your potential sources of income. The primary source of income for any community will be derived from assessments. There are very few restrictions on how assessment income can be applied and it is nontaxable. The frequency of assessments is generally set during development in the Association’s Declaration. Rental income from association owned units should be considered an additional source of income. Take caution when accounting for these funds due to the unreliable nature of rental units and keep in mind that these dollars are taxable. Interest on Operating and Reserve accounts as well as delinquent accounts can also be added to an association’s total income. Remember to look for other revenue sources that are contracted such as: cell tower, signage, and bulk services contracts; and non-contracted sources such as: clubhouse rentals, laundry machines, parking permits, etc. Always be conservative when budgeting non-contracted revenue sources. Finally, if your association is in need of another source of income you can turn to the prior year’s operating surplus as a last resort. This action requires full Board approval and the vote should be recorded in the budget meeting minutes.

After calculating your total income take a look at your expenses. The budgeted expenses are either an Operating or Reserve Expense. Operating Expenses cover your daily, weekly, monthly and yearly expenses. Restrictions are minimal in regards to the usage; the goal is to stay within your budgeted limit. Reserve Expenses are set aside for major capital expenditure repairs/replacements. The items that are being reserved for are required by Florida Law or the Association’s Declaration and are established by the Declarant/Developer or by a membership vote. Reserves are highly restricted and can only be used for their respective categories. For example, road reserve funds can only be used for roads. Any other use of those funds would require a membership vote. All of the association’s expenses are paid from reserve funds, therefore, the budgeted expenses should reflect the amount the Association is funding the reserves for that budget year.

Operating expenses can be broken down into two types: contracted and non-contracted expenses.

-Contracted Expenses: cover long-term contracts for either service or utility agreements. These are known expenses that will only change based on a renewal increase or change of scope to the current contract. Examples are Landscaping Contracts, Security Services, Professional Agreement for legal and CPA counsel, and Bulk Cable Agreements. Make sure to adjust for inflation; the current rate per year is 3.22%. Reach out to vendors to ask for next year’s rates or review the renewal clause to avoid unexpected adjustments to the final budget due to rate changes.

-Non-Contracted Expenses: cover general repairs and maintenance, administrative expenses, utilities, special projects, and everything that is not covered by contracts. The cost of these expenses are either known or unknown. “Known Expense” amounts can be determined by proposals from vendors or trend history. Examples are annual plant rotation or mulch replenishment. These known expenses will occur at some point during the budget year and generally have a marginal variance of over/under spending. “Unknown Expense” amounts can be calculated by estimations, vendor suggestions, and trend history. Examples of unknown expenses are irrigation and entry gate repairs. The goal is to minimize the margin of over spending on these items. Unknown Expense funds are only used as needed in the event something breaks or needs replacement.

The Operating Expenses are broken down into the following general categories required but by but not limited to the Florida statutes:

  • General Administration: Management Fee, Office Expenses, Insurance, Bad Debt, Professional Fees (Attorney/CPA), etc.
  • Grounds Maintenance: Landscape Contract, Irrigation Repairs, Landscape Replacement, Mulch, Tree Trimming, Lake / Pond / Fountain Maintenance, Minor Infrastructure Repairs, etc.
  • Repairs & Maintenance: Entry Gate Repairs, Pressure Washing, Fence Repairs, Signage Repairs, Electric Repairs, Perimeter Wall repairs, etc.
  • Recreational Area: Pool / Cabana Cleaning contracts, Pool Equipment Repairs, Pool Furniture Repairs, Cabana / Clubhouse Supplies and Repairs, Playgrounds Maintenance, etc.
  • Utilities: Electric, Water/Sewer, Phone/Internet, Cable, etc.

 

Reserve Expenses: While this is labeled an expense, consider it the amount the Association will fund the reserves for that budget year. Reserve funding can be determined by a reserve study or professional quotes. The goal is to determine the components or assets that the Association is responsible for maintaining. From there determine the remaining life and replacement cost for each component/asset. Knowing this information will allow you to calculate how much money is needed each year in order to ensure the Association will have adequate funds for the reserve items when the time for repairs/replacement occurs. Either a Component Method (aka Straight Line Method) or Pooled Reserve Method can be used to fund reserves pursuant to Florida law.

If you find the assessment amount will increase for the membership after the budget is finalized, first review your association documents to determine the maximum percentage allowed in a year. Consider the other sources of income that can be incorporated into the budget to reduce the assessment increase. Examples include rental income, interest, resale contributions, cable easement agreements, and prior year operating surplus. If the income is not guaranteed to be received (rental income/interest) you are running a risk of not having adequate funds for that budget year. This would result in a potential long-term cash flow issue. The prior year operating surplus should only be used as a last resort. The rule of thumb is to use this option only if the association operated at a surplus (more income than expenses) for three consecutive fiscal years.

Finally, make sure to monitor your budget each month to determine projected to actual operating results. Preparing an association budget can be a lengthy and sometimes difficult process; however, if done correctly will ensure your association is meeting their fiduciary responsibility and on the path to financial health.

 

Meet the Team: Angela Evans

Leland’s 2016 Rising Star award recipient, Angela Evans from the IT department, was born in Northern Florida and grew up with her parents and older sister. She remained in Northern Florida for the first few years of her life before spending some of her young Angela.jpgchildhood years in Maine and Oklahoma.  By the age of 8, Angela was back in Orange Park, Florida where she attended elementary, middle, and high school.  Angela recalls being a very gifted student as a child.  Her parents stressed the importance of education and it paid off.  Angela was also an avid book reader and particularly enjoyed fantasy novels.  While her parents discouraged video games when her and her sister were young as they wanted them to focus on their studies, Angela found entertainment in books.  She would follow her mom around on flea market trips with her head in a book rather than shopping.

In 2011, Angela headed to Gainesville to attend the University of Florida. Her dad did work as a computer programmer who programmed medical software.  This must have rubbed off a bit on Angela as she majored in computer science and engineering.  Angela continued to be a hard worker and a good student.  During her time at UF, she worked as a hostess and as a technology consultant in the campus computer labs to pay her way through college.  She independently paid for all of her tuition and books so she was able to graduate free of student loans.  While in college, Angela made some good friends and finally was able to play video games in her leisure time.  She was also a governing member of the college’s anime club.

While attending UF, Angela met her boyfriend Sean. Once she graduated in 2015, she moved with Sean to Winter Springs, FL where she currently resides with her childhood cat, Rosie.  In her free time, Angela enjoys playing tactical strategy video games such as Terraria & Ark: Survival Evolved and watching anime.  She also enjoys computer programming as a hobby which shows that her passion for technology is strong.  While she does not have as much time to read as she used to, Angela takes advantage of her longer commute by enjoying audiobooks.  Additionally, she has weekly chats via Skype with her sister who lives in Japan and teaches English.

In the future, Angela hopes to travel more. When she and Sean went to the Georgia mountains, they had a wonderful time and hope to experience more places.  Angela says that her favorite thing about working for Leland is the people.  She loves how friendly and welcoming people are.  Also, Angela was inspired during her interview that the IT director is a woman in what can sometimes be a male dominated field.  Angela loves working in IT because she feels she is good with computers and good at helping others understand them as well.  We appreciate Angela’s hard work and are proud to have her on the Leland team!

Benefits of Living in a Condo Association

When people are considering buying their first home or a new home, some may wonder ifBrown Residential Condo city Skyscraper With Dark Windows they should choose a single family home or a condo. While both have their advantages, condos can have a lot of attractive perks for many people.  When purchasing a condo, you will own the unit itself and have access to common areas and amenities within the community.  You typically can make any changes you like to the inside of the condominium (painting, flooring, room remodeling, etc.), but the exterior of the building falls under the association and cannot be altered by individuals.

One of the primary advantages of living in a condominium association is the fact that exterior maintenance is handled by the association. This means no mowing, no painting outside walls, no snow shoveling, and no roof maintenance to name a few things.  Many condominium owners enjoy not having to take care of these tasks which can become overwhelming in a single family home.  Additionally, most condominium associations have amenities such as community pools and fitness centers.  These are also maintained by the association and residents are free to enjoy them.  Condo associations vary from simple to luxurious so depending on your desires and budget you can likely find a community that includes recreational activities you would enjoy. Many condominium associations also have security of some kind whether it is an access gate or a security guard.  Additionally, there are always neighbors nearby in the case of an emergency.  This can provide a sense of relief for those who live alone.

Another benefit to condo living is that condos are often less expensive than single family homes. Down payments are usually lower, the overall price of the unit is typically lower, utility costs are often less in a condo, and property sales value can be driven upwards when the association makes improvements to the building or amenities.  While owners do have to pay condo association dues, the overall price may still be lower than a single family home in a comparable location.  Also, shared amenities can be a financial advantage since the cost is shared between all residents as opposed to a homeowner having to foot the bill to install a pool or create a home gym.

One of the other factors that condominium residents often praise is the sense of community in a condo association. Since condo owners live in close proximity to one another, there are often moments throughout the day that encourage socialization.  You will likely see a neighbor while taking out your trash, walking your pet, or picking up mail.  Some condo associations also have social events for residents.  Heading to the community pool also offers the opportunity to interact with your neighbors.  If you want to make a difference in your association, you can always run for a position on the board of directors or a committee.  This will help you get to know your neighbors and play an active role in the success of your community.

Purchasing a home is a big decision and many factors must be considered. It is definitely worth considering purchasing a condominium.  With over 25,000 condominium associations in the state of Florida, there is sure to be a community that is a perfect fit for you.

Community Spotlight: Lake Gloria Preserve

This edition of Community Spotlight showcases Lake Gloria Preserve. Located in Orlando, this beautiful, gated community boasts 252 Spanish style homes.  The association overlooks Bay Lake and is conveniently located near the Orlando International Airport, downtown Orlando, and Universal Studios.

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Lake Gloria Preserve recorded their Articles of Incorporation in 1998. Since then, the association has been dedicated to providing a great neighborhood for all residents.  The aesthetic appeal of the association is undeniable.  Association manager, Tracey Hylands, stated that one of the unique features of the community is its beautiful, palm tree lined entrance.  The association also has a gorgeous sign right at the entrance of Lake Gloria Boulevard which is very welcoming.

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The amenities of Lake Gloria Preserve include a swimming pool, children’s playground, and a kiddie splash pool. The splash pool is a favorite amongst residents and provides hours of entertainment to the children of the community.  Lake Gloria Preserve also publishes a quarterly newsletter titled the Lake Gloria Gazette which keeps homeowners informed of happenings in their association.  A community garage sale is held typically twice a year in the neighborhood.  The association also takes resident safety very seriously.  They have hired off duty Orange County police officers to patrol the association at different times of the day and night to monitor activity in the community.

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Leland Management was pleased to begin providing management services to Lake Gloria Preserve at the beginning of this year.  Since January, we have teamed up with the Board of Directors to make many positive improvements to the association such as installation of two additional doggy stations, installation of ten blue fire hydrant reflectors, fence repairs around the perimeter of the pool, painting of entry gates, replacement of damaged sidewalks, repair of erosion issues near the kiddie pool area, and pressure washing of sidewalks, curbing around the pool area, playground equipment, entrance walls, moldings, and monuments.

Lake Gloria Preserve is a wonderful example of how good leadership and positive working relationships can make a good community great. We are pleased to work with the board and residents of the association and look forward to many exciting and positive changes in the future.

How to Support Those Dealing with Tragic Events

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This past week has been challenging for everyone in our community. The effect of these tragic events will continue to linger and affect people in different ways. It is important to understand that most people will recover from traumatic events on their own in a healthy way.  Trouble sleeping, nightmares and lack of appetite are common after a traumatic event. Your mind is trying to process information and it will take time.  For most of us, the outcome will be recovery and resilience. Just as our bodies take time to heal after an injury or surgery, our minds will heal as we recover from this event and other tragedies.

This means that over the next few weeks to perhaps even over a month or two months, most people will see their reactions to the event lessening as time progresses. You will find that your appetite is coming back, you are sleeping better and you are not so focused on the tragedy. This is the process of recovery.

If you know someone going through a traumatic situation, there are things you can do to help:

Help Without Being Asked — Instead of saying, “Let me know how I can help,” just do it. Does their lawn need cutting? Do it for them. Are they not leaving the house? Bring them food. Don’t expect the person needing help to reach out, take the initiative to help unless they tell you otherwise.

Don’t Push Someone to Talk — Don’t push anyone who is not ready to talk about their feelings or experiences and don’t force them to go to therapy if they aren’t ready. Don’t expect them to engage in small talk as this can be exhausting for them. Make your presence known and let them know you are willing to listen when they want to talk.

Provide Support When Others Have Moved On — Family and friends rush in to help immediately after a traumatic event. But as time passes, people get back to their normal routine even through a person may still be recovering. Check in with them often. Show them they are not alone.

Know Available Resources — While you shouldn’t push someone to get help, you should know what resources are available if they express an interest in such services. UCF RESTORES, a program based out of the university’s Psychology Department, is offering free counseling services for anyone affected by the Pulse shooting, whether that is today, or months down the road. Call 407-823-3910 to get connected with UCF RESTORES or to talk with one of their staff members about other available resources.

Source: UCF College of Medicine

Navigating Netiquette

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Netiquette (net etiquette) is a set of guidelines that helps create a standard for acceptable ways to communicate online. This is especially useful in e-mail and on online forums such as social media, newsgroups, or blogs.  To avoid making unintentional social blunders online, check out these tips on how to have good manners in cyberspace.

  • Remember when communicating online that there is an actual person on the other end of your communication. Type as you would speak to someone in person and treat others how you wish to be treated.
  • Know your audience. Some online forums are more casual and informal and some are more professional. Be sure you are following the structure of the domain in which you are using. This is especially important with anything that is a professional interaction such as an e-mail between coworkers or a discussion group in college.
  • Check your posts for spelling and grammar errors. Even a simple typo can sometimes change the way a person views your online communication especially if it is your first interaction with the individual.
  • Share advice with others if it is a topic you are aware of. Do not share advice that could be detrimental to another person such as making medical recommendations if you are not a doctor. Try not to dominate online conversations. Treat them the same as you would a group conversation in public.
  • Be patient with others you encounter online. Some people are not as tech savvy as others so try to always give others the benefit of the doubt and treat them with kindness.
  • Avoid using sarcasm online even if it as meant as a harmless joke. In online communication, we do not have the benefit of hearing tones of voice or seeing facial expressions. This makes it very easy for others to misinterpret what you are saying.
  • Try to keep posts, discussions, and e-mails concise. This helps your audience clearly understand what you might be trying to say and also makes it more likely that others will take the time to read your message.

These rules of thumb are great to follow in any online situation. One of the most popular methods of online communication is e-mail. Since it is used so prevalently, especially in business settings, it is a wise idea to follow a few additional tips on e-mail etiquette.

  • When creating an e-mail address, consider using one that is professional and appropriate. This makes it much more likely that your recipients will take you seriously. People are more likely to accept an address like johnsmith@yahoo.com, but may baulk at something like skateboarder4life@yahoo.com.
  • When writing an e-mail, use a clear, direct subject line. Examples are “Change in Meeting Date”, “Proposal Suggestions”, and “Training Presentation”. This helps a busy recipient know exactly what your e-mail is about, especially if that person has been waiting on something from you.
  • Address your contacts formally. It is appropriate to use “Hi” and “Hello”, but not so much so to say “What’s up” or “Yo”. It is always best to lean towards more formal if you are not sure of your audience.
  • Spell the name of your contact correctly. Do not abbreviate his or her name unless you are certain that is how your contact wants to be addressed.
  • Do not write in “text speak”. Spell words properly, write in full sentences, use proper punctuation, and do not write in all capital letters. This is considered shouting in the internet world and it also makes your messages more difficult to read.
  • Use standard fonts when writing and keep your backgrounds plain. This make e-mails load more easily and also makes them easier to read.
  • Do not forget your attachments. This can be frustrating for recipients who now have to e-mail you back to remind you to send the attachment that they were waiting on. Most new versions of Outlook will prompt you if you have the word attachment in the e-mail body and no file is attached.
  • It is a good idea to compose and review your e-mail before actually adding in the contact’s e-mail address. This will help you prevent accidentally sending a message before it is ready.
  • Always review your e-mails. Be sure to read them carefully. Many applications will automatically correct a word that is typed incorrectly, but they may not replace it with the word you intended. This is why it is important to read the e-mail and not rely solely on spell check.
  • Think about how your message might sound to the person receiving it. If you feel like it could be taken as harsh or angry (even if this is not your intention), consider rewriting it.
  • Do not compose e-mails when you are angry. It is likely this will come out in your writing and the recipient will feel it. Take a break, work on another project, then go back to your e-mail once you are feeling calmer.
  • Do not always click on Reply to All. This is a good option only if you know that all of the people copied on the e-mail would like your response. Sometimes, Reply to All can become a nuisance and unnecessarily barrage people’s inboxes.
  • Make sure your recipient is correct before sending an e-mail. If you know people that have the same initials it is easy to select the wrong contact from your drop down list.

Technology is fun, exciting, and can be extremely useful in both business and personal settings. Following these guidelines can help ensure that your online experiences are pleasant for you and others. Remember, when in doubt, go the human route. If you are unsure of the tone of an e-mail you received, pick up the phone and call the sender to clarify. Walk over to a coworker’s desk if you need to discuss something that could be construed as touchy or even something that might be overcomplicated. Respect those you come in contact with online just as you would in person and you should end up having majorly positive online experiences and gain the respect of those you communicate with.

Summer Fun in Brevard County

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Summer in Florida is getting into full swing. Many families are looking for entertaining options to please all ages.  Luckily, Brevard County has a wide array of activities for the whole family.  If summer is synonymous with water for you, then you are in luck.  Brevard County has over 70 miles of beautiful Atlantic beaches.  If you like swimming, surfing, or just lounging on the sand with a good book, these beaches are for you.  Another great activity for water lovers is a trip to the Splash Pass Fountain at Cocoa Beach Riverfront Park.  Kids can play in streams of water shooting up from the ground at no cost.

For nature lovers, Brevard County offers several parks that are great for trailblazing and wildlife watching. Melbourne is home to Erna Nixon Park and Wickham Park.  Erna Nixon Park is a nature preserve that boasts over 50 acres of natural Florida beauty.  Visitors can walk along an elevated boardwalk and view many different types of native plants and animals.  Wickham Park is over 390 acres and is a great option for celebrations.  It features picnic tables, eight pavilions, and one large event pavilion.  There are also campgrounds at the park for night time fun.  The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary in Titusville has several miles of hiking trails for visitors that want to admire the natural beauty of the forest.  For animal lovers, the Brevard County Zoo is home to more than 650 animals.  In addition to viewing the animals, guests can see animal feedings, take kayak tours, venture into the wetlands in a paddleboat, and take a train ride.

Florida temperatures can be extreme in the summer. Brevard County offers several indoor options for those looking to escape the heat.  Home Depot and Lowes provide free building workshops for kids that feature different projects every month.  Kids get to take home an apron and their finished product.  Many theaters across Brevard offer free admission to children’s movies.  Check out your local theater’s website for the schedule and movies available.

The Space Coast has activities and entertainment abound.  Next time you are wondering what to do on your next free weekend this summer, consider taking a trip to Brevard to enjoy some of these activities as well as all of the others they have to offer.

Meet the Team – David Kosinski

David Kosinki was born in Chicago Heights, IL.  In 1977 he moved with his parents and younger sister to Longwood, FL where he attended elementary, middle, and high school.  He has fond childhood memories of his grandmother and great aunt staying with the family frequently and particularly loved his grandma’s Italian cooking!  During high school, David began experiencing severe pain in his neck at night.  A doctor’s visit revealed that David had a benign tumor Picon his spine at the base of his neck.  The doctors were extremely concerned due to the dangerous location of the tumor and during Easter of 1984, David was admitted for surgery.  He missed three months of high school while recovering in the hospital, but upon release he went back and was able to finish on time graduating from Lake Mary High school in 1985.

After high school, David decided to put some time into the workforce before attending college.  He worked for K-Mart and on the loading docks of an electronics company called Recoton.  After working for a few years, he decided to complete his education and ended up earning his accounting degree in 1995 from Seminole State College.  David entered the accounting field shortly thereafter and brings 20 years of HOA accounting experience to Leland Management.  He began working for Leland in 2010 and stated that he feels the best thing about working for Leland Management is the family oriented atmosphere, expressing that when you come in every day, you know you are surrounded by people who truly care about you and your well-being.

When David is not working, he enjoys playing video games on his Playstation, going to movies, and reading comic books.  He also is an avid geocacher.  Geocaching involves using GPS to locate hidden containers that are placed all over the world.  He began geocaching in 2004 and by 2007 he was number 10 in finding the most caches in the state of Florida.  He has visited every state except for Hawaii, Alaska, and Maine which he hopes to visit in the future.  David is also a fan of Disney theme parks and has each park practically memorized.  He now resides in Orlando with his girlfriend, dog, and two cats.

Leland is pleased to have David as part of the Leland family and we hope you enjoyed getting to know him in this segment of Meet the Team.