About Us


Ronald E. Foster, CPM®
Chairman/ CEO

Ron Foster is a Certified Property Manager, as designated by the National Association of Realtors, Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). He has spent over 30 years managing a variety of residential and investment portfolios as a hands-on Property Manager, President, and CEO. In 1992, these achievements led to the establishment of Foster/Premier, Inc.

Mr. Foster's management skills and professional philosophy were instrumental in developing an outstanding property management service team to maintain a client portfolio in excess of 20,000 residential units.

His professional affiliations include membership in:

  • Institute of Real Estate Management-IREM

  • Community Associations Institute-CAI

  • Illinois Association of Realtors

  • Midwest Association of HUD Managing Agents – Certified Management Agent

He has volunteered in numerous capacities with IREM, including Vice-President of Legislative Affairs, Vice-President of Membership, and Vice-President of Finance & Administration.

Jamie C. Falconer, PCAM®, CMCA®, AMS®
President

Jamie has more than 19 years of property management experience as an on-site property manager and a portfolio of Chicago properties, as well as supervisor of property managers in Chicago. Jamie has developed a unique, personalized and professional style as she works with association boards, residents and staff to facilitate optimum solutions to the management of each association.

Realizing the importance of effective communications, Jamie initiated the development and use of secure websites for communities.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Communications as well as a Master of Business Administration degree. Her designations are:

  • Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM®)

  • Association Management Specialist (AMS®) designated by the Community Associations Institute (CAI)

  • Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) designated by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAM-ICB)

Jamie works primarily in the North Office in Buffalo Grove, overseeing staff and operations.

Danette Smusz, CMCA®, AMS®
Executive Vice-President

With more than 21 years’ experience in Property Management, Danette has developed a positive and objective approach to problem solving as well as a friendly and professional demeanor with all clients.

Prior to joining Foster/Premier, Inc., Danette’s work at a financial institution for six years in Customer Service and Business Development established her dedication to the importance of customer communication and servicing their needs as a priority.

Her designations are:

  • Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) designated by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAM-ICB)

  • Association Management Specialist (AMS®) designated by the Community Associations Institute (CAI)

Danette works primarily in the South Office in Romeoville, overseeing staff and operations.

Cheryl Mueller, PCAM®, CMCA®, AMS®
Vice President
Director of Large Scale Communities

Cheryl Mueller holds the position of Vice President and Director of Large Scale Communities with over 20 years of experience working with large scale associations. She is a Licensed Illinois Community Association Manager and has enjoyed working in both Management and Activities/Lifestyles Division of these large scale communities.

Her designations are:

       ·   Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM®)

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Association Management Specialist (AMS®) designated by the Community Associations Institute (CAI)

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Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) designated by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAM-ICB)




 
 

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