Dick is now in his 59th 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 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 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 management education 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 started his career with B&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, the CMHI and WMA 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 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 twelve properties in Southern California. Scott is a California Licensed Real Estate Salesperson and serves as the Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. Safety Officer overseeing Worker's Comp claims and Employee Safety Training.
Marta has worked for Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. since 1985, in the Accounting Department until she became the Accounts Payable Supervisor for many years. After receiving her California Real Estate Salesperson License, she supervised a portfolio of properties extending from Orange County to Bakersfield, California. Marta's current position is Director of Billing and Liaison to ManageAmerica, overseeing and monitoring resident billing, including utility billing, rent increases, payment processing, and prospective resident screening. She is also involved with Community Manager training.
Doug Grass (CPM) joined the Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. property management team in 2006 and has been working out of the Sacramento area. Doug has 20 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 joined the Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. team in 2005 as a receptionist and furthered her career by working in the Accounting Department. She was promoted to her current Regional Property Manager position upon acquiring her California Real Estate Salesperson License in 2008. Her portfolio of properties extends from Palm Desert to Carson, California. Rheannon also oversees and maintains the annual insurance renewals, claims and lawsuits for B & C’s extensive portfolio of properties. In addition to her real estate license Rheannon also holds her California Public Notary Commission and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.
Karen Shrum began working for Bessire & Casenhiser in August of 2013 and has over fifteen 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.
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 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 Property Manager, a position he holds at the present time. He is currently pursuing a degree in Business Management with a minor in Real Estate.
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".
Michael has worked for Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. starting as a Resident Manager for a mobilehome community located in Oxnard, but has recently been promoted to Regional Property Manager now that he has his California Real Estate Salesperson License. Michael is also a licensed contractor.
Patti Joined Bessire & Casenhiser, Inc. in 1983. She is responsible for the supervision of all aspects of accounting as well as workers compensation insurance, company benefits, and computer systems.