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

Dick is now in his 57th 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 popularspeaker 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 and he also received the prestigious Jack E. Wells Memorial Award from CMHI in March of 2016.

Mr. Bessire is a licensed real estate salesman and 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 was elected 2012 President of the Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association (WMA) and served several terms as a Board Member for WMA, OC MHET and IMHA. He has been a featured speaker for managementeducation seminars and conventions. Keith was awarded the prestigious Jack E. Wells Memorial Award from the CMHI in 2013 and the Busch, Carr & McAdoo award from the WMA in 2014.

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 started his career withB&C in 2005. He currently supervises a portfolio of properties in Southern California and Idaho. Along with his responsibility of managing properties, Chad also oversees the other B&C property managers and the overall operations of the company. He is currently a Board member of the Orange County MHET and the CMHI and is also on the Political Action Committee for the WMA. Chad is a regular speaker/presenter for the WMA’s MCM program and annual convention and for MHET.

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.

 Charolette Sears - Regional Property Manager

Charolette has worked for Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc.starting as a Resident Manager for a mobilehome community located in Sacramento, but has recently been promoted to Regional Property Manager now that she has her California Real Estate Salesperson License.

 Brian Dunn - Assistant Property Manager

Brian started working for Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc as our Colorado representative in 2014. He is working to grow B & C in the Rocky Mountain Region while obtaining his real estate salesperson license. Brian has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder

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.

  Joy Nagel - Regional Property Manager

Joy joined Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. in May of 2016 after spending 5 years, first as an onsite Resident Manager before being promoted to a Property Manager. After joining Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. she acquired her California Real Estate License in January 2017, at which time she was promoted to a Regional Property Manager. Joy also has experience in working directly with Home Owner’s Association Boards and thus brings to Bessire & Casenhiser hours of “hands on experience”.

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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