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Jack Hanson President & CEO Jack Hanson, MBA, LCAM, is the President and CEO of The Melrose Corporation. Having worked in community management for over 25 years, Jack is an established HOA expert and provides thought leadership to a number of professional affiliations throughout the industry. His successful history in entrepreneurship and within the community management domain has made him a sought-after mentor for those aspiring to attain both personal and professional success. Mellita Kennedy Association Controller Mellita Kennedy oversees all accounting and financial reporting for the Associations managed by the organization. Mellita brings over 21 years of accounting experience to The Melrose Corporation and has been a member of the Construction Financial Management Association since 1999. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration — Accounting from the University of South Carolina. William S. Fife Lifestyle Services Director Bill Fife, CPRP, LCAM brings over 15 years of experience creating and organizing community and prospect events to Melrose Lifestyle Services. Over his career, Bill has created and managed a number of small and large scale events for home developers and communities. Bill is a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional by the National Recreation and Parks Association, a Licensed Community Association Manager, and is a member of the Florida Home Builders Association. Bill also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida. Jack Hanson thumb Mellita crop Bill crop
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Jack B. Hanson

President & Founder

Jack Hanson, MBA, LCAM, is the President and CEO of The Melrose Management Partnership based in Orlando, Florida, providing professional management services to multiple Community Associations throughout the state of Florida. Having worked in community management for over 20 years, Jack is an established HOA expert and provides thought leadership to a number of professional affiliations throughout the industry.

A graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Jack also holds an MBA from the University of Florida as well as the designation of Licensed Community Association Manager from the State of Florida.
Jack’s successful history in entrepreneurship and within the community management domain has made him a sought after mentor for those aspiring to attain both personal and professional success. His book, Power Principles for Success – Volume 2 reached bestseller status this year and is a compilation of success principles for a life of health, wealth, happiness and prosperity. Jack co-wrote this book with a select group of business leaders from a myriad of industries including his personal mentor, best-selling author, Brian Tracy

Continuously gaining industry and media acclamation, Jack has been featured on Bay News 9 and Fox News in the Florida market as well as receiving national exposure from publications such as the New York Business Journal, The Miami Herald, Reuters, the San Francisco Business Times as well as other high profile business news sources. He has received attention from television sites including ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox affiliates across the country and has been featured on the Brian Tracy Show to further discuss success acumens for life, entrepreneurship, and the property management industry. Additionally, his personal trade insights were recently published in the article “Good Things in Small Packages” for the Community Manager January-February 2015 issue. Outside of work, Jack is involved with a number of local and national charitable organizations through his non-profit, The Melrose Foundation.

Katherine Montgomery

Vice President

Katherine Montgomery, LCAM, has been a member of the Melrose team for over 15 years. She started as Director of Operations and was promoted to Vice President of Association Management Operations in 2012. As Vice President, Katherine oversees the community management operations for the entire organization.
She started her HOA career as the Land Development Manager for M/I Homes where she worked for seven years and was a Board member for all Florida projects. In addition to being a licensed community manager, Katherine also has a Real Estate Sales Associate license and is a member of the Community Associations Institute.

Jean M. Hanson

Vice President, Association Comptroller

Jean M. Hanson, LCAM, has been part of the Melrose team since it was founded in 1992. She oversees all accounting and financial reporting for the associations managed by the organization.

With more than 25 years of experience in the real estate field, Jean also maintains an accounting consulting company since 1997 where she works with real estate firms and construction companies. As a Licensed Community Association Manager and Real Estate Broker, she holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and an MBA from the University of Central Florida.

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Michelle Bibeau

Regional Manager

Michelle Bibeau, LCAM, has been with The Melrose Management Partnership for the past 17 years. She has a broad knowledge of developer controlled associations and a refreshing hands-on management style. Michelle exudes customer service and works diligently in the management of our communities. She maintains high standards and consistently raises the bar with exceeding the expectations of the communities she manages. As our longest-term employee, she brings to our office a multitude of talents, assisting in all aspects of our firm from preparation of budgets and cash flow projections to handling annual meetings and turnovers.

Danielle Wright

Regional Manager

Danielle Wright, CAM, CMCA®, AMS®, has demonstrated the fundamental knowledge needed to manage associations. As a part of her commitment to maintaining her license and designations she upholds the ethical standards for community association management and continue to educate herself on the issues faced each day. As a professional manager, she provides administrative, operational, and managerial guidance to the boards that govern homeowners and condominium associations.
Having come from a family that operated a Property Management company for many years, Danielle has literally been brought up in this industry.
She has been exposed to many facets of this industry for a very long time and has over 14 years of professional experience to her credit.

William S. Fife

Lifestyle Services Director

Bill Fife, CPRP, LCAM joined Melrose Lifestyle Services a year ago and has already doubled the company’s industry footprint. Bill brings over 13 years of experience in creating and organizing community and prospect events. Over his career, Bill has created and managed a number of small and large scale events including food truck events, the Healthy Lifestyle Festival, The Harmony Winter Festival and The Harmony Dark Sky Festival which has had a record attendance of close to 10,000 people. This experience, along with his knowledge of programming trends, technology, staff management, and marketing has guided the direction of Melrose Lifestyle Services into the established lifestyle and amenity management company it is today.
Bill is a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional by the National Recreation and Parks Association, along with being a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Florida Home Builders Association. Bill also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and is in the process of completing the two-year Event Management School through the International Festival and Events Association.
Outside of work, Bill is a member of the American Cancer Society’s Volunteer Leadership Board. He has had the opportunity to help plan events that raised over $600,000 to date for the American Cancer Society