About Us
R. C. “DICK” BESSIRE — President, Director

Dick is now in his 52nd year of industry experience, beginning with physical operations and onsite management. Prior to founding B & C, he was a Regional Vice President of Fox and Carskadon, managing 30 communities in the Western United States. His projects included apartment complexes, shopping centers and mobilehome parks.

Dick was a long time member of WMA’s Board of Directors, elected two terms as its vice president and as chair of WMA committees. He is a popular speaker at seminars and local chapters. State legislators and officials rely on Dick’s expertise in drafting laws and regulations on industry issues. Park owners have used Dick to negotiate leases with residents or testify before rent review boards. His innovative design of new communities and vision for re-planning existing communities has won praise from industry and governmental leaders. WMA’s most prestigious honor, the Wallace E. Carr Award, was conferred upon Dick in 1990 for service to the industry.

Mr. Bessire is a licensed real estate salesman and is an active property manager.

KEITH I. CASENHISER — Executive Vice President, Director

Keith has been in the real estate business since 1971, beginning as a property manager for a Southern California developer. He managed mobilehome parks, apartment complexes and shopping centers for Fox and Carskadon Management in the 1970’s.

Keith has served as President of the OC MHET Board of Directors, and served several terms as a Board Member for WMA, OC MHET and IMHA. He has been a featured speaker for management education seminars and conventions.

Mr. Casenhiser is a graduate of the University of California at Riverside and a licensed real estate broker. He continues to supervise properties in California and Idaho.

CHAD CASENHISER — Vice President of Operations

Chad Casenhiser began working for Bessire & Casenhiser in May of 2005. He currently manages/supervises a portfolio of properties in southern California, Idaho and more recently Colorado. His portfolio consists predominantly of mobilehome parks, but also includes an office building in Boise, Idaho.

Chad is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and a licensed real estate broker.

SCOTT BESSIRE — Senior Property Manager- Director of Field Operations

Scott joined Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. in 1995. His career in the mobilehome industry includes extensive experience in onsite management, physical operations, construction and contracting. He supervises eleven properties in Southern California.

Scott is a California licensed real estate salesperson.

MARTA WEBB — Regional Property Manager

Marta has worked for Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. since 1985. Before assuming her current position, she was our Accounts Payable Supervisor. She supervises a portfolio of properties extending from Lancaster to Huntington Beach.

Marta is a California licensed real estate salesperson.

DOUGLAS K. GRASS — Regional Property Manager

Doug Grass (CPM) joined the Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. property management team in 2006 and has been working out of the Sacramento area. Doug has 15 years experience as a Regional Property Manager.

Doug holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate and Land Use Affairs and a Master’s Degree from California State University, Sacramento. Doug is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) through the Institute of Real Estate Management, holds a California Real Estate Sales License.

During his career, Doug has been responsible for the daily operations and overall management of manufactured home communities and RV resorts located in California, Washington, Iowa, Minnesota, Texas, Georgia and Oregon.

RHEANNON ARCINIEGA - Regional Property Manager

Rheannon started with Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. in the Accounting Department. She has acquired a California Real Estate Salesperson License and a Public Notary Certification. She is now managing a portfolio of properties throughout southern California.

KAREN SHRUM — Regional Property Manager

Karen Shrum began working for Bessire & Casenhiser in August of 2013 and has over ten years of apartment and mobilehome management. She currently manages a portfolio of mobilehome properties in Northern California focusing around the San Jose area.

Karen is a licensed California real estate salesperson.

Ryan Kennedy - Regional Property Manager

Ryan started working for Bessire and Casenhiser Inc. in January of 2015 after obtaining his Real Estate license in December 2014. He was trained as a PropertyManager, a position he holds at the present time. He is currently pursuing a degree in Business Management with a minor in Real Estate.

Patti Harden- Accounting Supervisor/H.R. Director

Patti Joined Bessire & Casenhiser in 1983. She is responsible for the supervision of all aspects of accounting as well as workers compensation insurance, company benefits, and computer systems.

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