Your name: Richard Schinke
Business name: HOA Services LLC
Town/neighborhood: East Valley
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or longer if needed.
Professional background highlights: Managing home owner associations. Was Senior Vice President of a large HOA management company in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Formed and sold two HOA management companies. Currently own HOA Services in Mesa.
What I do: I Operate a small company that supplies temporary help to self-managed communities, I also supply home watch services for people who spend the winters in the Valley and are gone during the summer. In addition, I supply temporary help to management companies.
Changes I’d like to see in this area: Help community associations leaders run their communities in a more personal manner. Help them to realize that they are get more cooperation from the members of the community by being friendly, cooperative and personal themselves.
What I’m excited about and why: Showing community leaders how to get things accomplished in a more timely manner by establishing a priority list.
Where was before and why I left: Lived in Colorado Springs and returned to Arizona to be closer to family.
My family: Four grown children and five grandchildren.
My interests and hobbies: I am a guitar player and a one-time folk music performer.
My guiding philosophy: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
My advice to today’s youth: Seek those things that are important. Don’t get caught up in just seeking the pleasures in life.
Contact: Dick Schinke at 480-620-4899, P.O. Box 13940, Mesa AZ 85216.