SSMG Foundation’s 2nd Annual Golf Classic benefiting Family Life Center
We are excited to support the mission of Family Life Center through our fundraising efforts from Southern States Management Group Foundation’s 2nd Annual Golf Classic happening on April 12, 2021. We are still looking for gift baskets and auction items. Please help support this worthy cause. Email Outreach@SSMGFL.com today!
Best Practices on Your Bid Process & On Renewing Contracts
For those that missed our recent Seasonal Board Education Training, one of our Community Association Managers, Harley Cooper, gave a thoughtful presentation on “best practices on your bid process and on renewing contracts.” You can listen to the program by clicking HERE.
Southern States Management Group & Southern States Realty Services Welcome New Hires
PALM COAST & DAYTONA BEACH, FL (Friday, March 5, 2021) – Southern States Management Group (SSMG) has made several quality additions to both their Daytona Beach and Palm Coast teams. SSMG is proud to welcome Stacye Bottoms (Communications Specialist), Kristen Black (Office Assistant- Hunter’s Ridge), Rosie Maisonet (Licensed Community Association Manager), and Heather Haas (Licensed Community Association Manager) to the family!
Additionally, SSMG would like to congratulate the following team members on their recent anniversaries with the company: Garah Cassady (2 years), Harley Cooper (3 years), Niki Eaton (2 years), and Domenique Scalia (2 years). SSMG looks forward to many more wonderful years together.
Seasonal Board Education – Best Practices on Your Bid Process & on Renewing Contracts – 2/17/2021
Join Southern States Management Group for our next Seasonal Board Education Virtual Forum on Wed., February 17 from 5:30-7pm. We will start at 5:30pm with 30 minute presentation with time at the end for Q&A.
You will hear from one of our Community Association Managers on best practices on your bid process and renewing contracts.
Thank you to so many who have already signed up for our 2nd Annual Golf Classic happening on Monday, April 12, 2021 at The Conservatory at Hammock Beach in Palm Coast.
Players, sponsors and vendors, now is the time to register! Contact us for more details and find all information needed for this fundraiser online.
This benefit will sell out so sign up today! Thank you.
Southern States Management Group Supports Local Florida Swimming Pool Association
The East Central Chapter of The Florida Swimming Pool Association (FSPA) recently hosted their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament and Southern States Management Group (SSMG) participated. The fundraiser supported the Flagler County Lifeguard program providing swimming lessons to those in need. This was the second year that SSMG joined this local group to raise much needed funds. To learn more about FSPA, please check them out online.
Southern States Management Group & Southern States Realty Welcome New Hires
PALM COAST & DAYTONA BEACH, FL (Monday, December 14, 2020) – On Monday, November 16, 2020, Joshua Trujillo joined Southern States Realty Services (SSRS) staff as the Marketing Coordinator & Operations Manager. Trujillo joins SSRS with some great advertising and marketing experience – working with both media and real estate. Trujillo will be the operations arm of SSRS’s real estate entity and will manage their portfolio of rental property clients. Trujillo is a Daytona Beach resident but originally hails from just down the road, in Brevard County, and brings with him a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and a Florida Real Estate License.
Also, Brianne Bailey has joined the Southern States Management Group (SSMG) team. Bailey will be working as a part of SSMG’s corporate administrative staff. She relocated to Palm Coast from Utah where she worked in several different positions with the Strawberry High Line Canal Company. She brings with her a significant amount of administrative experience – including human resources, fleet management, IT operations, meeting preparations and documentation and planning and development and more.
Welcome to both!
Financial & Administrative Support Service (FASS)
Knowing the ever-changing needs of the community management industry, Southern States Management Group (SSMG) created an industry specific option that empowers self-managed communities by providing onsite access to resources and tools that would typically require the hiring of a professional management company. This offering is called FASS – Financial & Administrative Support Service.
Significant investments in technology have greatly contributed to SSMG’s ability to provide FASS to association members in an efficient, effective and time-saving manner. This value adding service is a vehicle that has proven to eliminate a number of the limitations boards and Community Association Managers deal with on a daily basis. This system is specific to community management and user-friendly for board members, residents and onsite managers alike.
With decades of experience handling all aspects of community management accounting, SSMG will provide dedicated accounting personnel who will handle a variety of monthly tasks that have been perfected over time and go through a vigorous quality control process. ONSITE MANAGER BENEFITS – Manage day-to-day operations through a secured portal – Cut down on phone calls & emails from vendors and residents – Excellent for new board members to give them all documents with a few clicks of a button – Accessible & user-friendly for residents – Manage work orders in real time – Decrease common burnout through time-saving operations
ACCOUNTING FEATURES – Dedicated accounting personnel to answer questions and maintain quality control – Accounting in real time – Full general ledger – No touch paperless system – Auto-pay bills which increase accountability, processing time & speeds up cash flow – Request estoppels, payoffs & questionnaires associated with pending real estate transactions – AR/AP Lockboxes
BOARD MEMBER HIGHLIGHTS – Easily log on to view financials in real time – Create permission driven sub-groups to manage & maintain your community – Digital archive of all paperwork associated with the community – User-friendly to upload, view & print all meeting notes, bylaws, etc. – Easily view work orders of association operations
RESIDENT FEATURES – ACH debit at no cost to the resident – Multiple property owners have option to view all accounts at once – Residents can opt in/out of various features – Real time access to governing documents
Board Members and Onsite Managers alike are raving about this new program. To learn more about this new service contact Outreach@SSMGFL.com or 386-446-6333.
The Team at Southern States Management Group put together 22 Thanksgiving baskets that will be donated to Volusia County Schools this month. Thank you to everyone who participated!