Sharper Management


Sharper Offers Board Training Opportunities

Sharper Management will present two free Board training opportunities in the coming months.  All Board members from community associations managed by Sharper are welcome to attend. Tuesday, October 15th at 6 p.m. – “Financial Fundamentals and Simplifying Insurance” Wells Fargo Plaza, 2nd Floor Training Room at 7900 Xerxes Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55431 This focused session coincides with most association’s end-of-fiscal year and insurance renewal seasons. Insurance and financials are always large and complex topics.  Led by Sharper’s two directors of community management, Candy Lee, CMCA, AMS, PCAM and Michelle Stephans, Director of Business Development, in addition to trusted insurance vendor and expert, Eric Skarnes, of Insurance Warehouse, this session will cover topics such as: * Defining Types of Insurance Policies & How they Interact * Insurance Claims & How They are Handled * Market Place Update * Basic Financial Reporting * Understanding Operating Cashflow & Reserve Savings * Budgeting Process & Methods * Replacement Reserve Studies & Requirements Tuesday, January 14th at 6 p.m.  – “Board Basics: An Orientation for Board Members” Bell Plaza office building in Bloomington (3800 American Blvd W) This general orientation session will be led by Sharper’s two directors of community management, Candy Lee, CMCA, AMS, PCAM and Josh Reams, CMCA, AMS, PCAM.  Topics covered will include: * Defining Types of “Associations” * Roles & Responsibilities of the Board * Financial Fundamentals * An Overview to Governing Documents & State Statutes * How to Run Effective Board Meetings * Insurance Basics * Property Management Practices If you are interested in reserving your spot, please email info@sharpermanagement.com