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 Hardekopf, Vice President of District Services
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.
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.
|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.
Susan Gonzales, CPA, Director of District Accounting Services
Susan joined WSDM in March of 2021. Susan will be 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 all of the amazing and unique places Colorado has to offer. 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 El Paso County area.
|Aizik Vegas, Covenant Enforcement|
Aizik joined WSDM in August of 2022. He currently provides enforcement of covenant compliance, he helps make sure the communities stay in compliance to ensure greater property values for our residents. Aizik’s spare time is spent with friends and family, enjoying the outdoors, and getting his exercise in with basketball. He is a Colorado Native, and familiar with all the beauty El Paso County and surrounding areas has to offer. Aizik prides himself on caring about his community and getting the opportunity to extend that passion beyond his home and throughout the Pikes Peak 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.
Karena Qualey, Administrative Assistant
Karena joined WSDM in July of 2022. Karena is the phone and face of Customer Service at WSDM. She is passionate to continue learning the world of special districts and commits every day to keeping our office up-to-date and provide assistance to our District Management team on an array of projects. Karena has been in the Real Estate/Title industry for 17 years. Her knowledge is an asset to add to the WSDM team. She graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Business Management and is excited to continue to contribute to the WSDM team and helping provide our growing communities with the best service possible.