Derek Eckert, RS, PRA
Derek joined Association Reserves in 2004 with a degree in Business Management from California State University, Northridge. During his tenure with our firm, Derek has traveled extensively to serve residential, resort, and business clients throughout the United States. For his expertise, Derek earned the Community Association Institute’s (CAI) Reserve Specialist (RS) designation and has the distinction of being RS #114. Derek is also a certified Professional Reserve Analyst (PRA). In 2007, Derek took on full responsibility for overseeing our San Francisco regional office, which has quickly expanded to meet the needs of all Bay Area clients. Derek comes with a valuable background in theme park operations and management. This combination of physical, financial, and staffing expertise has honed Derek’s ability to work with teams of decision-makers, within budget limitations, to accomplish significant repair & replacement projects. Derek enjoys traveling, each off-season he picks and travels to a new remote destination.
Naomi Obana Kim, RS, PRA
Director of Operations
Naomi joined the Association Reserves, San Francisco team in April of 2008. She holds bachelors’ degrees in both Business Economics and Communication Studies from The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Her prior work experience in the mortgage, finance, and client relations industries provide her with a solid business background, essential in developing strategic recommendations while keeping the clients’ needs a number one priority. Naomi has completed over 1,000 Reserve Studies and is a credentialed Reserve Specialist (RS #196) and a certified Professional Reserve Analyst (PRA). Naomi enjoys spending weekends outdoors with her husband and rambunctious yellow lab Miso.
Client Relations Manager
Maggie joined the Association Reserves team in 2010 with a Business-Accounting degree from California State University, Long Beach. Coming from a background of auditing, banking, and customer service, Maggie is able to assist current and prospective clients in making well-informed decisions. As Client Relations Manager, Maggie serves as the first and initial contact for our office. She focuses on creating and maintaining ongoing relationships with our clientele to ensure a successful experience throughout the Reserve Study process. When not at the office, Maggie enjoys music festivals, hiking, and exploring the hidden gems that San Francisco has to offer!
Anthony joined the Association Reserves San Francisco team in 2011 and is a graduate of San Francisco State University. He has work experience in accounting, bookkeeping, and vendor/client relations, which have allowed him to utilize his skills to assist in client needs. After learning the fundamentals of the Reserve Study business, he has worked his way to becoming a Project Coordinator. In his free time, Anthony enjoys watching sports, exploring different foods/restaurants, and traveling.
Ryan joined the Association Reserves, San Francisco team in March of 2014. Ryan has earned a bachelor degree in Business Finance at San Jose State University. His prior work experience in business ownership, management and client relations allows him to work efficiently and effectively while providing outstanding customer service. Besides spending his free time relaxing by a lake, Ryan enjoys taking on challenging activities and playing competitive sports.