Trestle Community Management today announced that it has been nominated for the Business Partner Company of the Year award by the Washington State chapter of Community Associations Institute (WSCAI). In addition, four of its Managers have been nominated for the esteemed Manager of the Year award and Walt Huyser, Board President with Trestle’s Client Shumway COA, has been nominated as Homeowner/Board Member of the Year.

2021-1028 Trestle Announces Four Community Association Managers Nominated for WSCAI Manager of the Year PHOTO“This is Trestle’s second year being nominated as Business Partner Company of the Year and for the fifth consecutive year, multiple Trestle Community Managers have been nominated for Community Manager of the Year by their Clients and peers within the industry,” said Bob Brencic, CMCA, AMS, MBA, President of Trestle Community Management. “This year’s nominations again recognize the consistent professionalism and ability to execute by Trestle and its Managers.”

Manager of the Year nominees Scott Adams, CMCA, AMS, Senior Community Association Manager and Krishinda San Juan, Community Association Manager work with Trestle’s Condominium Practice. Kristen Ledbetter, CMCA, AMS, PCAM, is an Advisory Community Association Manager overseeing Trestle’s Mid-Rise, High-Rise and Estate Practice and won the award in 2019. Chellore Knudston, CMCA, AMS, is a Senior Community Association Manager working with Kristen’s Practice.

What is Trestle’s Condominium Practice and Mid-Rise, High-Rise and Estate Practice?

Through dedicated and specialized Practice Area teams, Trestle serves various Community Association types, such as condominium, single-family homes, mid-rise, high-rise, active-adult and large-scale communities, in Washington state.

Condominium communities require keen oversight of the maintenance and
financial condition of the Association.

Washington State condominium associations are unique as they are subject to one of several different common interest ownership acts and the legal requirements for attached communities vary greatly. Trestle’s Condominium Practice thoroughly understands each act and the requirements they place on communities and Homeowners.

Through our advanced understanding of condominiums, building structures and complex maintenance responsibilities, the Condominium Practice at Trestle excels at helping Boards manage their communities. The Team proactively advises Board of Directors and community volunteers on recurring and preventative maintenance, and ensures grounds remain well-maintained year-round. Trestle also meets all of the communities’ legal requirements while supporting and guiding Homeowners. The Practice contains advanced expertise areas to address needs such as large-scale remediation projects, special assessments and loans, and complex insurance claim matters.

From sophisticated internal building systems, elevators with precise maintenance requirements, roofs with distinct designs and functionality, and onsite staff, these communities benefit from the detailed-oriented approach offered by our Team who is experienced with management services for mid-rise and high-rise buildings as well as estate communities.

The Mid-Rise, High-Rise and Estate Practice specializes in the particular requirements of their clients. Through the implementation of efficient processes to swiftly upgrade internal systems such as intercoms, inspection checklists which often highlighting overlooked items like elevator emergency phones, an advanced understanding of risk management and governing document compliance, the Team leads its mid-rise, high-rise and estate communities to success.

How Does Trestle’s Prioritization of Education Support its Clients?

Trestle continuously invests in Team education and skill building. All of the firm’s Team Members attend continuing education courses offered inside and outside of the industry as well as conferences and educational seminars on an ongoing basis. Trestle approaches education holistically, ensuring that all Team Members are well-versed on the intricacies of the community association management services industry.

Through this approach, the firm holds the highest number of prestigious community association management credentials in Washington State including the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), Association Management Specialist (AMS) and Professional Manager of Community Associations (PCAM) designations.

Trestle’s prioritization of innovation, leadership and Team support does not go unnoticed. Six of Trestle’s Community Association Managers have been nominated for Manager of the Year by the Washington State Chapter of Community Associations Institute (WSCAI). Trestle’s own Kristen Ledbetter won Manager of the Year award in 2019. Its President has also been named as a Small Business Hero by the Puget Sound Business Journal, and Trestle has been nominated as Business Partner of the Year by WSCAI.


Trestle receives regular recognition outside of the community management services industry, being named to Inc. 5000’s list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies, and Puget Sound Business Journal’s lists of Washington’s Best Workplaces, Eastside 50 Fastest-Growing Companies and Washington State’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2019 and 2020.

To best serve its Client Associations, Trestle has established partnerships both inside and outside of the community management industry. Through these well-nurtured working relationships, Trestle has identified trustworthy service providers. Proactively anticipating the future needs of Washington state’s community associations, Trestle has also established relationships which allow it to access industry-leading technologies. These partnerships allow Trestle to implement exclusive and advanced technologies, meeting and exceeding its Clients’ needs. The value of these efforts is passed along to its Client Associations as they access vetted and dependable service providers and the most advanced services in the industry through Trestle.

Understanding the value of Board Member and Homeowner education, Trestle began releasing live Webinars and Webinars On-Demand for community members in 2021. An overwhelmingly positive response has shown the value in extending accessible resources to Clients. Through the full deployment of Trestle’s My-Community Web Portal, the firm provides comprehensive access to endless resources including its webinars, detailed management reports, and user-friendly services for architectural request processing, compliance monitoring, and more.

Connecting with Trestle

In addition to Trestle’s website, the firm regularly connects on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

Please contact Bob Brencic, CMCA, AMS, MBA, President of Trestle Community Management, at or (425) 454-6404 for additional details.