Helping hundreds of local Communities prepare for future capital replacement expenses using our Reserve Study as a guide.
Community Reserve Specialists uses real time local costs from years of relationships with local contractors and vendors currently serving Communities throughout Ohio. Local and real time data helps ensure the most accurate financial projections vs the National "templates" used by many other, non-local Reserve Study providers. Having real-time local data ensures the highest level of accuracy.
All aspects of the Community may be considered in order to educate the Board of Directors and Association Managers of any potential options for incorporating the plan into the Community. Our mission is to simply meet and exceed our client’s expectations. Call us today to find out how we can help plan long and short term strategies that will help your Community prepare for the future needs.
***** Lian Velasco *****
Lian is our Report Coordinator. Lian is helping develop and maintain our new, more efficient report processing. She attended Kent Roosevelt High School where she played on the Varsity Tennis team for 2 years and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2021. Lian enjoys traveling and art, and since coming to the US in 2015 from the Philippines, has visited many cities throughout Canada and cruised into many ports along the Eastern US Coast. Lian is currently attending Kent State University pursuing a degree in the Aviation field.
***** John Stojak, R.A. *****
John is our Research Analyst, he has over 20 years of experience as a Board President for a Condominium Owners Association in northeast Ohio and 20+ years as a managing partner in a Sales and Marketing company in the automotive and truck aftermarket. This experience has helped to foster a sense of attention to detail, project planning and understanding association documents. Personally, John is happily married with two children and two grandchildren residing in Northeast and Central Ohio. John graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology with B.S. in Economics and a background in architectural studies. Hobbies include volunteering for youth Ice hockey programs in northeast Ohio for ages 5 through High School.
***** Pete Zurowski, S.R.A. *****
Pete is our Senior Research Analyst (S.R.A.). With over 15 years of expertise as an Association Manager and over 30 years in the construction field, his professional background and experience make him a well-rounded, valuable asset to CRS. Pete is a family man, with his wife of 44 years, 4 children, and 15 grandchildren. He was born, raised, and still resides in Northeast Ohio. Growing up, he was active in the Boy Scouts and went on to play on the golf team in high school. Pete studied at Cuyahoga Community College as he transitioned into Association Management. When he is not working, he enjoys his favorite pastime of golfing and cherishes quality time with family and loved ones.
***** Jeff Ripple, R.S., P.R.A. *****
Jeff is our Reserve Specialist (RS), Professional Reserve Analyst (PRA), and Owner of Community Reserve Specialists. Jeff brings with him over 25 years of Business Management experience and has achieved such designations in the Financial Services and Wealth Management industry as Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), Registered Tax Preparer (RTP), Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) and Licensed P&C Agent. Jeff proudly served in the United States Marine Corps during Desert Shield/Desert Storm and is a decorated Veteran. With a Criminal Justice degree from the University of Akron, he served as a Law Enforcement Officer upon separation from the Military. He was the youngest to achieve Eagle Scout in the State of Ohio at the time of appointment and was the founder of Mysterious Ways, a small not for profit organization that acquires, repairs and anonymously donates power wheelchairs to those who otherwise could not afford or obtain them. Jeff has performed hundreds of Reserve Studies throughout Ohio.
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3841 N. Santom Rd.
Stow, OH 44224