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Meet Our Executive Team

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Neda Nehouray, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

Founder/CEO

Neda Nehouray is the CEO and founder of HOA Organizers, a full service community Association Management company.  At the age of 25, Neda formed her company, and within 15 years of its formation, is now serving over 150 communities throughout California and employs a staff of 60.  

Neda is the 2019 Past President of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI).  She has coordinated, hosted and spoken at numerous educational sessions for her clients and has also been an active speaker for various CAI chapter events and strategic planning sessions.  She also has served as Co-Chair of CAI-GLAC's Programs Committee, which is responsible for creating topics and substance for the organization's monthly educational luncheons. She currently is the Chair of the CAI-Channel Islands Publication Committee, responsible for sourcing and editing articles for the chapter's magazine.

 

Neda has a passion for empowerment and education. With that in mind, she started the ABCs of HOAs, a first-of-its-kind annual free educational event for Board members, clients and non-clients alike, to spend a day of learning from the best in the industry. This event has grown to an audience of hundreds of Board members throughout California.

Neda has attributed her success within her company and in CAI-GLAC to her strong leadership skills, identifying her keen ability to recognize the strengths within her teams and direct those strengths to what people do best. Her other important job includes being a mom to a boy and girl, 9-year old twins and enjoys spending her free time with her family, playing golf, cooking, working out and enjoying the California food scene.  Neda is a California native, born and raised through various parts of Los Angeles county.

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Matt Meadors, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

Chief Operating Officer

Matt Meadors joined HOA Organizers in 2017. As our Chief Operating Officer, he ensures that all parts of our company are working as a well-oiled machine. Matt's combination of people skills, positivity, and tenacity makes him a valuable asset to our company and our clients. A native of Walnut Creek, he also spearheads our Northern California and Bay Area operations.

Matt was a member of the Board of Directors for the Community Associations Institute's (CAI) Greater Los Angeles Chapter between 2021 and 2023.  He has served on the Legislative Support Committee, annually traveling to the state capitol to advocate for community associations with a team of dedicated and driven individuals for CAI throughout the state. 

 

Matt is passionate about mentoring and educating, which is why he serves as an educator and leader within our company. He also is a thought leader for the industry as a whole, frequently speaking and penning articles for CAI, the California Association of Community Managers (CACM), and the Educational Community for Homeowners (Echo). He also provides service as an expert trial witness on best community management practices.

An alumnus of USC with a degree in Opera Performance, Matt had a career in real estate prior to joining the team, passions he still enjoys. When not working, Matt enjoys cooking, opera (watching and singing), travel, and thinking about how to make the world a better place.

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Shauna Gatlin, CMCA

Vice President of Organizational Advancement

Shauna brings over 17 years of community association management experience to HOA Organizers, and joined our team in 2021. As our Vice President of Organizational Advancement, she drives our innovation, internal education, mentorship, and  new processes to ensure that our team is set up for success.

Shauna began her career in 2007 where she spent seven years in portfolio and large master planned communities. In 2013, she was recognized for her superior service and talent and moved into various leadership roles. Shauna’s primary objective is to maintain close client relationships, provide exceptional service, and always do what's right for the communities we manage. She shares this passion and wisdom with the managers she mentors.

Shauna has her CMCA certification and is an active member of Community Associations Institute (CAI) where she currently sits on Board of Directors and the Education and College Curriculum Committee for the Greater Los Angeles Chapter.  Shauna is an involved local community member, once receiving special recognition from the County of Los Angeles’s Board of Supervisors for her valuable work at a master planned community. 

Shauna brings an astute knowledge and background of the Los Angeles area.  She was born and raised in LA, and now proudly raises her own family in Santa Clarita. When she's not attending Board meetings, Shauna has a passion for live music and travel.

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Helen Cook, CMCA, AMS

Vice President of Client Relations

Helen Cook joined HOA Organizers in 2014, having previously served as the Director of Operation for the company which HOA Organizers acquired in 2014.   As our Vice President of Client Relations, she works tirelessly to ensure our clients' satisfaction in all aspects of our company.  She also facilitates support and training internally, for customer service skills and improving upon client relations. Helen is a seasoned Senior Community Manager and has acquired the CMCA and AMS national designations.

Helen has an extensive Real Estate background and has kept her Real Estate license current for over 40 years. Her dedication to HOA Organizers and her knowledge of property management is irreplaceable. When not working, Helen enjoys playing and writing music and spending time with her husband and family. She loves shopping, cooking, and having long conversations and laughing with people, friends and family. 

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Coralyn Pelley, CMCA, AMS

Regional Director for Northern California

A proud California native, Coralyn has made her mark in the community association management industry through her hard work and dedication. With over ten years of experience, Coralyn has successfully navigated through various roles in the industry, establishing herself as a true leader. A specialist in team development and systematic improvement, Coralyn has effectively managed a diverse portfolio of communities. What sets Coralyn apart is her genuine passion for property management, driven by her love for the people in the industry and the dynamic nature of community associations. 

As an active member of the Community Association Institute, California Northern Chapter, Coralyn proudly holds CMCA and AMS designations. She volunteers on committees such as Legislative Support and Annual Awards Gala, demonstrating her commitment to giving back to the industry she loves. 

 

Always eager to expand her knowledge and skills, Coralyn is currently working towards achieving her PCAM designation, firmly believing that continuous education and personal development are key to success.

 

When Coralyn is not delivering exceptional service to her clients, you can find her creating cherished memories with her husband and two children. 
 

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Derek Barro, CPA

Financial Controller

Derek joined HOA Organizers in 2022 as our Financial Controller. Having graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in Business Economics, and having worked as a Controller for a large multinational residential property management company, Derek brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our team. 

Leading teams and standardizing controls is where Derek shines, and he works diligently overseeing the financial reporting for our communities. 

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Joy Steele, CMCA, AMS

Vice President of Corporate Communications

Joy Steele brings 20+ years in Customer Service and over 12 years in the HOA/Condo industry to this role. She is a regular content contributor to multiple CAI Chapters; and was the editor-in-chief for the WSCAI Journal in 2019. As a member in good standing in both the National Society of Newspaper Columnists and the Society of Professional Journalists, Joy is passionate about providing clear, engaging communications to her audience, as well as learning exciting new ways to serve her clients.


In her off-time, she enjoys audiobooks and podcasts, hanging out with her family and dogs, and is always searching for the perfect taco. 

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Ruby Vivas

Employee Resource Manager

Ruby Vivas joined HOA Organizers in 2019, with over 25 years of experience in the association management industry. With a wealth of inside knowledge Ruby serves as Employee Resource Manager for HOA Organizers focusing on developing efficient onboarding practices, employee relations, training, and development to maintain a robust and healthy company culture.

 

Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Ruby brings invigorating knowledge and background of the Los Angeles area. In 2018 she established HOA Collections Consultant to educate board members and management companies on collections. She’s trained in all aspects of Human Resources including; OSHA guidelines, Covid protocols, harassment, workers compensation, employee benefits and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). 

 

Ruby serves as a board member for National Alliance on Mental Illness (Nami San Fernando Valley), one of the nation's largest mental health advocates and resources. In the beginning of 2023, she completed the Workplace Mental Health Ally Certificate developed by Psych Hub, the world’s largest mental health education and navigation platform, in partnership with SHRM Foundation which equips HR professionals to understand critical mental health topics and identify appropriate approaches to help.

 

In her spare time, Ruby and her husband hit the California highways on their motorcycles only stopping to take in the beautiful California scenery. 

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