The people of WSDM have a track record of helping build great projects, companies, communities, and neighborhoods and our City. We have decades of experience and you can rely on us to be committed to making you successful. We consistently bring the skills, energy and commitment that ensures our part of the team, the Special District, is efficient and effective as your project matures. We can’t wait to start!
Meet Our Team
Terry E. Schooler, Founder and Consultant
Mr. Schooler has over 40 years of professional experience in all phases of special district management, land development, entitlement, and construction management. He is an expert in property enhancement and acquisition, coordinating, planning and engineering professionals. Mr. Schooler has extensive experience working with regulatory staff and governmental agencies.
Kevin Walker, President
Kevin Walker has over 45 years in the business of real estate planning, development, and management in a variety of positions in the greater Pikes Peak region. Kevin has been involved in Title 32 special districts since 1986 with the formation and bond issuance of the Northgate Public Building Authority. Since then, he is involved in the formation and operations of more than 40 special districts as an officer and manager. Armed with a master’s degree in City Planning, Kevin has worked for public agencies and major community developers as well as a principal in a number of his projects, Kevin has lived in Colorado Springs for his entire professional career. Married with 4 children and 6 grandchildren, Kevin has senior management and marketing responsibility for WSDM – District Managers. As an owner of the business, Kevin takes great pride in the customer service focus of the company and is always available to talk to clients, residents, ratepayers and anyone who comes in contact with WSDM – District Managers!
Rebecca Harris, Chief Executive Officer
Rebecca joined WSDM in 2015 and has primary responsibility for the direct management of our Districts. Rebecca is a growing partner to the President of our company while routinely monitoring staff, communities, clients, and our customers. She is a College Graduate holding a degree in Accounting and Criminal Justice with certifications in Bookkeeping, Community Association Management, and Certified Pool Operator. She is a Colorado native and loves the beauty that Colorado Springs has. She understands the priority to keep our communities growing and attractive for those who live here and those who visit. Her skills and knowledge make her a valued and resourceful employee for our clients and residents.
Heather Smith, Director of Association Services
Heather joined WSDM in October of 2022. She moved to Colorado in 2013 from Orange County, California. Heather has earned the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation from the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) and the Association Management Specialist (AMS) destination from Community Association Institute (CAI). With experience as a Community Association Manager in both California and Colorado, Heather brings a vast array of expertise in the development and maintenance of communities. Her extended knowledge help makes sure our communities continue to thrive and enhance the beauty of Colorado.
Adam Noel, District Manager
Adam has joined the WSDM team as of 2022, he graduated from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management. Originally from Nebraska, Adam grew up here in Colorado Springs and has always enjoyed being close to the beautiful Rocky Mountains for camping, fishing, and hiking. He met his wife in 2019 and they have a 2-year-old son for which they spend most of their free time with. He is a District Manager with the primary responsibility of ensuring all our District stay in compliance while providing excellent service to our clients, vendors, and communities. Adam enjoys living in Colorado Springs and is excited to contribute to the continued growth and maintenance of the community.
Jak Pattamasaevi, Project / District Manager
Jak joined WSDM in July 2022. Jak has 4 years of experience in residential rental management 7 years of experience in criminal prosecution. Jak is a graduate of University of Colorado, Boulder with a Master of Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate. Outside of ensuring the reliability of services provided by the district as well as compliance for our clients, he keeps his hands full as a father of 3.
|Rylee DeLong, Assistant District Manager
Rylee started her career in Colorado in the Association Management Industry in January 2022. As her interest peaked in the Special District world, she joined WSDM as of August 2023. Rylee has lived all over the country – California, Arizona, Illinois, and Colorado. She graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s in Corporate Communications and a double minor in Public Relations and Advertisement. Her passion is creating open and honest communication with clients, customers, and overall communities. This is the best way to ensure great community involvement and encouragement with growth throughout Colorado. Rylee excels at providing exceptional service to all clients, vendors, and communities. When Rylee isn’t in the office, she is enjoying the beautiful Colorado Springs trails, painting, or relaxing with her partner and their three fur babies (Ozzie, Suki, and Wednesday). Her growing love for Colorado aids her dedication to keep Colorado as beautiful and welcoming as she moved into.
Susan Gonzales, CPA, Director of Accounting Services
Susan joined WSDM in March of 2021. Susan is responsible for preparing all of the Districts Budgets, Accounting for all District Bonds, and Overseeing all District Audits. Susan has 35 years of accounting experience, with 7 years of district accounting. She graduated from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She obtained and has maintained her license as a Certified Public Accountant for over 20 years.
Amber Hardekopf, Billing Specialist
Amber joined WSDM in May of 2020. Amber currently is taking on the role for all services billing related to include receiving payments, processing customer statements, provide excellent customer service, and software data entry and tracking. Amber is a valued asset to the company by providing assistance to the District Managers on miscellaneous projects. Amber loves to spend her spare time outdoors with her family and explore. This quality in Amber and being a Colorado Springs native adds a value to WSDM by providing a historical knowledge on the community and an enthusiasm to keep the beauty Colorado has to offer by growing and serving the Front Range area.
|Kiani Batista, Accounting Assistant
Kiani is a native of South Florida who relocated to Colorado Springs in July of 2022 and joined the WSDM team in May of 2023. She holds a Bachelor’s in Business and an Associate in Accounting with over 10 years of experience, making her a valuable addition to the team. Her main responsibility is to assist in all accounting relations for our CPA; including but not limited to, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and billing. Her bi-lingual background in English and Spanish bring an asset to the WSDM team by expanding our customer service abilities. Married with two children – a beautiful girl and a fluffy 4-legged kiddo adopted July 2022! She loves spending time with her family, traveling, and making memories with them. This level of enthusiasm has shown in her relations with clients, vendors, and customers.
|Paula Adams, Accounting Assistant
Paula joined WSDM in November of 2023, and her primary responsibility is to assist in all accounting relations for our CPA including, but not limited to, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and billing. Paula has an Associate Degree in Business Administration with a focus in accounting, as well as a diverse background in business-related positions over the past 20 years. She is a Wyoming native, as is her husband; however, Paula and her family have lived all over the United States due to her husband’s 20+ year military career. Paula and Jeremy have three children. Paula is ecstatic to be part of the WSDM team and contribute to preserving the beautiful communities in the Colorado Springs region.
Kristina Kulick, Administrative Professional
Kristina Kulick joined WSDM in 2018. She moved to Colorado Springs in 2016 from Dallas, Texas with her husband and two dogs. She now lives in Pueblo and is a mother to two young children. Kristina transcribes the minutes for all Board meetings, manages all of the District websites, and assists with compliance and annual reporting. Kristina’s diverse background and knowledge in customer service, administration, and property management help WSDM to continue to grow and become a successful company in all future endeavors.
Brenda Juarez, Administrative Assistant
Brenda joined WSDM in September of 2023. She is a native of Colorado Springs and enjoys bike riding, riding quads in the mountains, camping, reading, and creative writing. Brenda has been married for 28 years and has two children, ages 24 and 21. A graduate from PPCC with an associate in general applied sciences with her paralegal certification. She is the administrative professional who provides general support for the office and is committed to serving with excellence. She has over 10 years of administrative experience. Brenda is the phone and face of Customer Service at WSDM. She is passionate about learning the world of special districts and commits every day to keeping our office, clients, and communities we serve up-to-date and providing assistance to our District Management team on an array of projects.
|Carol Arguello, Covenant Enforcement
Carol Arguello joined WSDM in January 2024, as our Compliance Inspector. As a Colorado Springs native, Carol brings a wide breadth of knowledge regarding the growth and changes throughout El Paso County. Carol enjoys her time outside, touring each community, and takes pride in keeping our neighborhoods looking their best. She strives to provide top-tier communication and customer service through every conversation and is eager to continue learning about your community. As a wife for 36 years, a mother of three, and a grandmother to six, Carol enjoys spending all her extra time boating and camping and supporting the athletes in her family!