Cassie Gertz is the General Manager for the PGA WEST Fairways Association. Cassie previously served as the Fairways Assistant General Manager for three years, and as the Association Manager of the PGA WEST Master Association for one year. She provides support and organization to the Board to ensure the Fairways Association is functioning at the highest possible level. Her focus is on long-term planning and maintaining the aesthetic value and prestige of PGA WEST.
Cassie works closely with the Board and its committees to make sure their vision for the community is communicated to PGA WEST homeowners. Providing the highest quality of customer service is the foundation of Cassie’s management style. Her approach to working with people is to carefully listen to their goals and concerns, then work collaboratively to develop a resolution.
In her position as General Manager, Cassie works for The Management Trust – Desert Division, where she’s been since 2008. Cassie received her Certified Community Association Manager designation in 2012 from the California Association of Community Managers. She is currently pursuing her Professional Community Association Manager designation which is the highest professional recognition available to managers nationwide who specialize in community association management.
Assistant General Manager
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Kari Martin-Hargett is the Assistant General Manager for the PGA WEST Fairways Association. Kari has been in the Community Management field since 2004 and previously worked for PGA WEST Residential Association I as a Customer Service Representative for seven years. She currently provides support to the PGA WEST Fairways General Manager, Board of Directors, Committees and Homeowners.
Since 2015, Kari has worked for The Management Trust, Desert Division, where she embraces her position with the PGA WEST Fairways Management team. Her aspiration is to provide exceptional customer service to the PGA WEST Fairways Members and deliver the best customer experience possible.
Kari works closely with the Landscape Committee and Architectural Review Committee. She proudly assists homeowners when submitting applications for architectural approval and works closely with them to make certain their goals are met through the duration and completion of their project. Kari is available and always willing to assist the General Manager, Board of Directors, Committee Members, and Homeowners with whatever needs and challenges may arise.
Kari received her Certified Community Association Manager designation in 2016 from the California Association of Community Managers. She most recently received her Certified Manager of Community Associations designation in January 2019 from the Community Association Managers International Certification Board. Kari looks forward to continuing her education in Community Management and supporting the PGA WEST Fairways team.
Executive Assistant – PGA WEST Fairways
Michelle Reese is relatively new to the Community Management industry. Michelle has worked as the Assistant to the General Manager of a luxury high rise condominium in Los Angeles, and as an Assistant Manager for a high profile on-site midrise condominium located in Hollywood.
Michelle decided to return to the La Quinta area after commuting back and forth for over a year. She joined the Fairways Team in January 2016.
Michelle brings her great attention to detail, organizational skills, and high level of customer service to the team by providing assistance to the Fairways Management Team, Board of Directors, District Delegates, and the homeowners.