Breaking The Bias CAI

Lisa Cox, CMCA, AMS, LSM, PCAM, community manager at Sienna Associations in Missouri City, Texas, knows firsthand the impact that getting involved and volunteering can have on a career. As 2022 chair of CAI’s Community Association Managers Council, she will primarily focus on the challenges that community management companies and associations are facing in attracting and retaining talent.

Cox is one of five women serving as chair or president of CAI’s leadership groups this year. In addition to the Community Association Managers Council, women are leading CAI’s Board of Trustees, Business Partners Council, Homeowner Leaders Council, and the College of Community Association Lawyers’ Board of Governors.

Ungated asked Cox about her goals as Community Association Managers Council chair, her involvement with CAI, the value of getting involved, and what it means to be a woman in a leadership role.

How long have you been a community association manager?

I joined the community association industry 26 years ago, overseeing recreation and lifestyle facilities. I’ve been working as a community manager for 18 years.

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