Weldon L. Brown - Chief Executive Officer
Since 1963, Weldon L. Brown has been active as a principal in Real Estate Management, Investment, and Investment brokerage of Commercial and Residential Income properties. Mr. Brown is a Realtor and is active in the management and leasing of income properties, which has included neighborhood and Community Shopping Centers, Multi-Story Office Buildings, Medical Buildings, Condominiums, Community Associations, Hotels, Restaurants, Cocktail Lounge, Motels, Mobile Home Parks and Apartments.
The Institute of Real Estate Management, a division of the National Association of Realtors, has certified him as a Certified Property Manager, (CPM). The California Association of Community Managers has also certified him as a Certified Community Association Manager, (CCAM). He is a California License Real Estate Broker. He is a member of the Greater Orange County Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), California Association of Realtors (CAR), Riverside Board of Realtors, Founder, past President and Board member of the Inland Empire Community Association Institute (CAI), Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Since 1967, Mr. Brown has been qualified as a State Court Receiver for the Superior Court of the State of California. He has been qualified in the counties of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino. Mr. Brown has been appointed a Special Administrator to manage trusts and the administration of large contested estates. He is also qualified as an expert witness in the Superior Court.
Requests for Mr. Brown's services have come from Financial Institutions, Bank Holding Companies, Insurance Companies and numerous prominent Law Firms based in Southern California.
Weldon L. 'Bud' Brown II, CCAM - President
Mr. Brown is President of the Weldon L. Brown Company, Inc. and is a candidate for the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation by the Institute of Real Estate Management. Weldon L. Brown II commenced his Professional Career in Real Estate Management and Community Association Asset Management in 1987.
Mr. Brown has organized and re-organized California Mutual Benefit Corporations that control Common-Interest Developments (CID) in the State of California. His knowledge of California Mutual Benefit Corporate Law has assisted associations, corporations, in establishing sound business practice and meeting their legal compliances with California Statute Law.
Mr. Brown's Real Estate Asset Management experience includes client budget preparation, capital investment reserve analysis, and a knowledge of Title 6 Davis/Sterling Common Interest Subdivision Act of the California Civil Code, contract negotiations and commercial leasing transactions. Mr. Brown worked closely with Great Western Banks, Southern California Regional REO Division in the management, handling and liquidation of their foreclosed property portfolio. This included apartment and commercial buildings.
Mr. Brown's current Management Portfolio is mixed and includes Common Interest Development, Community Associations, apartment communities, office buildings, and strip commercial.
Mr. Brown is a member of the California Association of Community Managers (CACM) and has been awarded the Certified Community Association Manager (CCAM) description by the California Association of Community Managers. He possesses a Real Estate license issued by the California Bureau of Real Estate.
Ramona L. Bryant - Association Community Portfolio Manager
Ms. Bryant is Vice President of the Weldon L. Brown Company, Inc., has been a Certified Community Association Manager by the California Association of Community Managers, CCAM. Prior to her association with the Company in 1980, she was in the Mortgage Banking and Real Estate Development business.
Ms. Bryant provides professional guidance to Community Associations and advises associated vendors in the Association Industry. An active volunteer for Community Associations Institute (CAI) Inland Empire Chapter, she has been the recipient of several awards and currently participates on the Ambassador and Medias Committees.
Debra Berg, CCAM - Association Community Portfolio Manager
Debra Berg has 20 years of experience in the management industry and brings an enthusiasm and freshness to her job. She has excellent organizational, multitasking, communication, administrative, customer service and computer skills. These are skills necessary to effectively perform the tasks required of a Community Association Manager. She has helped her communities Board of Directors develop and enforce their policies and procedures, establish goals and objectives, compliance with Title 6 of the California Civil Code, assisted in budget development and forecasting, along with an adherence to ethical standards.
Debra is a member of Community Association's Institute (CAI) and the California Association of Community Managers (CACM). Debra holds the certification of Certified Community Association Manager (CCAM).
We are proud that Debra is part of the Weldon L. Brown Company Management team in our continued pledge in providing quality management services to our clients as they expect and deserve...
George Gallanes, CMCA – Association Community Portfolio Manager
We are pleased to have George Gallanes jointhe management team here at the company.
George spent a number of years in the restaurant
management field overseeing personnel teams to ensure patrons had an enjoyable dining
experience. He responsibilities included budget planning to ensure optimal
spending and saving, knowledge in facilities management, product purchasing,
inventory control, repairs and management. Upon the conclusion of his career in the restaurant field, his years in
this industry allowed him to develop the organization, people and customer
service skills necessary to excel in the real estate management profession.
George then began working in property and residential
management looking after owner asset and income properties. He then
transitioned into community association portfolio management. He is a very active Board Member in his own HOA for the last 13 years. This position has allowed him the opportunity to work very closely with community managers and to learn from them. He holds the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation through Community Associations Institute (CAI) since 2011. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Inland Empire Chapter of CAI and he holds an active California Real Estate License through the Bureau of Real Estate that he earned in 2014.
We are pleased to have George apart of our management team servicing our clients.
Brooklyn Armand, CMCA - Association Community Portfolio Manager
Brooklyn Armand is an accomplished professional with years’ of
experience in customer service and 10 plus years’ experience in management and
support with recognized strengths in account maintenance, public relations
& problem-solving. Her background in management includes monitoring day to day operations of single family, planned unit developments (PUD), commercial and condominium communities.
She is a successful coordinator with highly organized
work practices, superior attention to detail, and ability to effectively
multi-task in fast-paced work environments. She possess strong
presentation, negotiation and closing skills plus ability to make strategic
decisions and react rapidly in conditions of high competition. Ms. Armand takes
a proactive approach to managing the client's business that anticipates itsneeds and provides solutions. Brooklyn's primary responsibilities include assisting
the Boards of Directors in fulfilling their fiduciary duties while
ensuring adherence and enforcement of HOA governing documents and the Davis-Stirling
Act of the California Civil Code. These responsibilities entail preparing and
distributing all pertinent business documents such as meeting agendas, minutes,
correspondence, procuring proposals, budgets, maintenance issues, knowledge of all legal requirements and options associated with the collection of delinquent accounts, CC&R violations, conducting Board Meetings, Annual Elections, Board Member Orientations, customer service and addressing homeowner concerns.
Brooklyn has taken and passed the required
educational courses to receive her Certified Manager of Community Associations
(CMCA) designation through Community Associations Institute (CAI). We are
pleased to have Brooklyn as a valued member of the team servicing our clients.
Jamie Mayo , CCAM - Association Community Portfolio Manager
Jamie Mayo comes to Weldon L. Brown Company, Inc. with years of association portfolio management experience and a skillset that helps her excel as an manager.
She is focused with strong strategic planning and people management skills, successful in contract negotiation and process improvement. Her background in management included monitoring day to day operations of single family, pud and condominium communities. Assisted in the preparation of budgets and oversight of vendors, communication with Board Members, procuring bid proposals, maintenance issues, knowledge of all legal requirements and options associated with the collection of delinquent accounts, CC&R violations, conducting Board Meetings, Annual Elections, Board Member Orientations, customer service and addressing homeowner concerns. Jamie has assisted her Board of Directors in establishing goals and governing their communities in accordance with their governing documents and compliance with
the Davis-Stirling Act.
Jamie has achieved the designation of Certified Community Association Manager (CCAM) with the California Association of Community Managers (CACM). In 2009 Jamie was awarded by the California Association of Community Managers the CACM Vision Award for "Leadership and Creative Solutions".
We are pleased to have Jamie Mayo as a vital member of the Weldon L. Brown Company Management team and we are proud to have her managing our Association Communities and other Company cliental.
Andrea Brown – Administrative Assistant
Ms. Brown’s role within the company is to provide customer service support to company community managers and our Association cliental. Ms. Brown also interfaces with client vendors/contractors on issues and is responsible for ongoing data entry and programming for our gated communities, answering telephones, administrative tasks, scanning documents, correspondence, supplies and inventory.
Brandy Jones - Administrative Assistant
We are pleased with the addition of Brandy to our team. She brings a freshness, enthusiasm and skillset to the office we feel will benefit our office environment and the services to our clientele. Brandy has the all-important role and responsibility of being the first point of contact at our office. She is the first person someone speaks to or sees when coming into our office about their concern or issue. Brandy's responsibilities entail answering the phones, interfacing with Homeowners, Board Members and Association vendors and directing those individuals to the appropriate office personnel for proper follow up. She will provide inner support to managers and staff on administrative office and client functions. We are pleased to have her as part of our team.
Terri Cawthon - Chief Financial Officer, CFO
Terri Cawthon is the company Chief Financial Officer, CFO and head of the Accounting Department. She came to the Company with an extensive accounting background in community association property management. With over 27 years of experience in property management accounting including assessment, rental billings, processing cash receipts, collections, deposit banking, GL preparation and review, budgets, financial reporting & statement preparation pursuant to the GAP od NACPA.
Terri is a self starter, very organized with additional experience in HR, customer service and interfacing with vendors, contractors, CPA's, financial institutions, tenants and community association clients. Terri is a member of the California Associations of Community Managers (CACM) and Community Association Institute (CAI). We pride ourselves in providing our client with quality and professional services, Terri embodies these qualities. Terri has been a vital member and asset of the Weldon L. Brown Company team for 11 years, we are proud to have her dedication and professionalism servicing our clients.
Christina Almanza – Accounts Payable
Christina Almanza brings a skill set to her position that is a great asset to our company. Christina assists the company CFO, along with receiving and reviewing invoices from vendors, verifies insurance, matches documents, codes and batches, assembles packages/invoices for approval by appropriate property managers and processes checks to send to vendors in a timely manner. She also performs other clerical duties associated with accounts payable, posting transactions to journals, ledgers and other records. She also handles incoming calls from vendors regarding payments. Christina is self motivated and detail oriented in performing her job functions and we are pleased to have her as part of the Weldon Brown team.
Dunia Ruzo – Accounts Receivables /Escrows
Ms. Ruzo is a vital and valued member of the management team. Her tasks in running the Accounts Receivable Department include monitoring delinquent accounts, payment plan set up with individual homeowners and ongoing monitoring of the accounts, preparing Intent to Lien Notices in accordance with the Association’s adopted collection policy, governing documents and California Civil Code requirements, preparing delinquent files for Lien preparation, preparing monthly reports for collection activity consideration for decision by Association Board of Directors, knowledge on Small Claims & filing. Ms. Ruzo interfaces with our community managers, association homeowners, retained attorney’s & collection agencies in the ongoing effort to minimize accounts receivables and protect association client interests. Ms. Ruzo also handles escrows and title transfers.