Our Team

David Priestley

President, PCAM, AMS, CMCA

David Priestley, a Greensboro native, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in industrial relations and political science. For four years, he worked for Quadrant, Inc. in Myrtle Beach and was responsible for the management of condominium, townhome and single family homes. In May of 1988, David relocated to Raleigh when he went to work for Ross Taylor Management Corporation where he managed similar types of properties. David is a graduate of the Community Association Institute’s (CAI) Professional Management Development Program and has been awarded the professional designations Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM), Association Management Specialist (AMS) and Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA). He is also a member of the CAI Hall of Fame. In 2013, David served as the CAI-North Carolina chapter president.

William Alexander

 Association Manager, CMCA

William joined the Priestley Management team in 2005. He attended CPCC in Charlotte where he studied hotel management. For 21 years, he worked as a general manager and sales representative in the hotel industry. William has a North Carolina real estate broker’s license, is a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) and has been on the board of directors of his condominium association for several years. He actively volunteers on the Community Association Institute’s Triad Events Committee, which plans educational events for community managers and board members. As a board member and homeowner, he understands that board decisions can have a profound financial impact on an association. As a CMCA, he possesses the fundamental knowledge needed to manage your association.

Lisa Austin

Association Manager

Lisa joined Priestley Management Company in January of 2013. She moved to Greensboro in 1999 with her husband and two children. They opened their own business, The UPS Store, where Lisa took care of the financials. She has also worked in the mortgage industry. Here at PMC, Lisa enjoys the daily challenges of association management, as well as working with homeowners, contractors and other professionals in the field.

Susan Cocke

Susan Cocke

Association Manager, CMCA, AMS

Susan is an Asheville native and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a BA in Organizational Communications. After graduating from UNCG, Susan was a professional tennis instructor and later decided that she was interested in a career in real estate. In 2005, she obtained her North Carolina real estate broker’s license and actively sold real estate until joining our staff in the summer of 2008. With her real estate experience and management skills, she enjoys the everyday challenges of community association management.

Patty Dennis

Association Manager / Administrator

Patty formerly worked for Priestley and Young Management but is now a part of the Priestley Management Team. Patty was with Burlington Industries for 18 years serving as Sales Support Specialist for domestic and international accounts. She is an alumnus of Guilford College, and has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management. She has worked at PMC since 2011 and currently is managing nine communities. She also manages the associations’ websites and assists homeowners with the web registration process. She has impeccable customer service and follow-up skills and is willing to assist you with your needs. She is currently working on obtaining her CMCA certification this year to further her knowledge in the association management industry.

Gary Dunning

Association Manager

Gary has been with Priestley Management Company since 2010. Prior to joining us, he worked as the manager of a retail store for 25 years. Here at PMC, Gary is an association manager in our Charleston office. His extensive managerial experience and excellent customer-service skills make Gary a highly competent manager.

Seth Geise

Association Manager

Seth graduated from Moravian College with a Bachelor of Art degree in Business Management. He worked with engineering and service companies in Greensboro before joining Priestley Management Company in June of 2011 as our client services manager. He has now taken on the role of association manager and is currently working on obtaining his CMCA certification. He looks forward to working with communities that are struggling on many fronts and advancing them to be exemplary homeowners associations.

Enza M. Johnson

 Association Manager, CMCA

Enza graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business. She entered the world of management as a property manager of luxury apartments in Charlotte and then moved to Greensboro in 2003 with her husband. She earned her North Carolina real estate license and became a broker prior to joining Priestley Management Company in August 2004. She found that community association management was her calling. Being organized and having an enthusiastic attitude for homeowner association management has allowed her to excel. She is also the mother of two amazing children.

Lauren Kyzer

Association Manager / Administrator, CMCA

Lauren graduated from Western Carolina University in May 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications. She worked as a public relations/marketing intern at ClearPoint Marketing Communications in Asheville, NC and at Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, NC. Lauren manages properties as well as provides administrative support at PMC. She enjoys managing associations and utilizing her communication skills to assist homeowners with their day-to-day challenges.

Karen Mason

Association Manager, CMCA, AMS

Karen, a long-time resident of the Triad, earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from Wake Forest University. She joined Priestley Management in March of 2007 and now has over 13 years of experience in the community association management industry. Karen enjoys working with her boards on both short and long-range planning as well as meeting the challenges that associations face.

Christine Mayer

Special Projects Manager

Christine joined Priestley Management Company in September of 2011. She is a graduate of Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society for business. She worked for Dean Witter Reynolds and Publisher’s Clearing House before taking time off to raise her two children. Here at PMC, Christine works behind the scenes managing our special projects.

Mary Milligan

Customer Service Manager

Mary is a Greensboro native and has been part of the PMC team since 2007. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and a minor in history. Prior to joining Priestley Management, she worked in retail management for eight years and also has over ten years of experience in the insurance industry. Mary is well-versed in all aspects of association management and keeping our homeowners satisfied is her number one priority.

Kim Mullins

Association Manager

Kim has been a triad resident for 21 years and joined Priestley Management Company in June of 2014. She has over 14 years of experience in the community association management industry and enjoys working with homeowners and boards to resolve community issues.

Sheila O’Shay

Association Manager / Administrator, CMCA

Sheila joined Priestley Management Company in November of 2006, after more than 30 years of experience in business ownership and management. She owned and operated a pet grooming and boarding business in Rochester, New York, where she developed expertise in operating a financially secure business, professional experience working with the public and competent managerial skills. Sheila not only manages communities, she provides valuable support to her colleagues at PMC.

Debbie Pennell

Association Manager, CMCA

Debbie joined Priestley Management in January of 2006. She has 26 years of management experience in various fields of customer service and budget control. She was a multi-unit supervisor as well as a multi-department manager in the hotel industry. She has extensive experience handling multiple projects at the same time. She enjoys the challenge of solving new and different problems as a homeowner association manager.

Kyle Priestley

Association Manager / Administrator, CMCA, AMS, CPO

Kyle, a native of Greensboro, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in May of 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration focusing on entrepreneurship and business development. He currently works in our Wilmington office, where he assists our association managers. Prior to joining PMC, he worked for the Noble Company in Kure Beach as an on-site assistant manager where he gained insightful knowledge about the association management industry. Kyle earned his Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) through CAI in July of 2013.

Ann Scofield

Association Manager, CMCA, AMS

Ann Scofield, a native of North Carolina, attended UNC – Greensboro and spent a “number of years” at Central Carolina Bank in Durham, NC. As a Vice President and Project Manager in the Operations Division, she helped implement government regulations and wrote standard operating procedures for branch operations. She led many projects including the installation of ACH and on-line teller systems. She married Oscar “Ozzie” Scofield in 1999 and moved to Winston-Salem. After serving in their homeowners associations in Winston-Salem and Charlotte, NC for nine years, Ann earned the designation of CMCA (Certified Manager of Community Associations) and started her own company to manage homeowner associations, Scofield Bishop Property Management, LLC, in June 2009. “Homeowners need to love where they live” and the management company makes a big difference toward that end. Scofield Bishop was a partner with HOA-NC and a member of CAI (Community Association Institute).In 2014, Scofield Bishop merged with Priestley Management Company to provide an even greater level of service to her Associations in Winston-Salem, Clemmons and Bermuda Run. “I have known David Priestley as a friend and mentor for many years and this seemed like the next logical step for us.”

Ann enjoys quilting and sitting on the beach with a good book!

Jerry Horne

Accounting Manager

Jerry graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and minor in economics. Along with having a current real estate license, he has several years of experience in retail bank management and has held a real estate appraiser’s license. Jerry has been with Priestley Management Company for over ten years. He began as a customer service representative and soon advanced to an association manager. He is now our accounting manager.

Marie Apple

Accounts Receivable

Marie joined our staff in October of 2007. She is a native of Greensboro. Marie has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of accounting in a wide variety of venues including restaurant, child care and textiles. Her main focus at Priestley Management is to maintain the accounts receivables for our homeowner accounts. She is well qualified to assist you with any questions you may have and will gladly work with you to resolve any outstanding balances.

Nancy Pickler

Accounts Receivable

Nancy joined Priestley Management Company in September of 2008. She is a native of Greensboro. Nancy is a graduate of Wingate University with a degree in information technology. She has an accounting background, and worked for a public accounting firm prior to joining our staff. At PMC, Nancy maintains our homeowner accounts and assists both our association managers and our homeowners with all aspects of accounting.

Kelli Lewis

Accounting Administrator

Kelli, a Greensboro native, joined Priestley Management Company in March of 2011. She worked for Avery Dennison for 15 years before taking time off to raise her son. Here at PMC, Kelli processes homeowner payments and association invoices.

Becky Myers

Receptionist / Administrator

Becky is originally from Archdale, NC but currently resides in Welcome.  She spent nine years outside of North Carolina and living abroad while a member of the US Air Force. Since returning to civilian life, she attained her Bachelor’s degree   in Management and Ethics from John Wesley College. Becky has spent over 20 years in Customer Service and Customer Service management primarily for kayak and canoe manufacturing companies. She started with PMC in July 2014 as receptionist, but supports our managers and accounting staff with various day-to-day tasks. Her goal is to provide a friendly smile and help each of you remain satisfied customers.

Kristen Barras

Administrator

Kristen is born and raised in the triad area living in Kernersville. She graduated from R.J. Reynolds High School in 2013. She currently studies Architecture Technology at Forsyth Technical Community College and plans to transfer to a four-year college to finish up her degree. Kristen had been with Scofield Bishop since July 2013 and is now a part of the Priestley Management team. She handles violations, pool information and key distribution, and board annual and special meeting information.

Amy Crouch

Administrator

Amy Crouch, a native of Greensboro, joined Priestley Management Company in June of 2014. She attended school at Cape Fear in Wilmington for business management and cosmetology. Prior to joining PMC, Amy worked as a supervisor for a medical company. During that time, she managed and assisted her entire team with daily billings for patients and insurance companies. She later became a full-time hairstylist where she worked one-on-one with her clients daily. In addition to her administrative duties at Priestley Management, she manages our associations’ websites and assists homeowners with the web registration process. She has dedicated over 15 years to providing excellent customer service. She greets everyone with a smile and is always there to provide a helping hand. Amy enjoys multi-tasking and is very excited to be an administrator as part of our family here at PMC.

Vonda Wadhams

Administrator

Once referred to as “the biggest smile in Albion”, Vonda is a born and bred Western New York Yankee, with a southern heart. She even has an ancestor that fought in the Battle of Guilford Courthouse during the Revolutionary War, so in some ways, moving to North Carolina was like returning to her family’s roots. She moved to the Triad area in 1993, shortly after completing her B.A degree in Psychology and Business Administration at Houghton College. She has worked in diverse venues and enjoys building relationships with people. Because of her previous experience working at an academic medical center, she understands legal and privacy issues, and that is transferring well into the community management field. She started working with Scofield Bishop in February, 2014 before the company merged with PMC in July, 2014. Vonda’s interests and hobbies include reading, scrapbooking, photography, current events, exercising, running, music, and getting to know people.