Company Mission Statement:
Walker Schooler District Managers’ people have a track record of helping to build great projects, companies, communities, and neighborhoods in 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 to ensure that our part of the team, the Special District, is efficient and effective as your project matures. We can’t wait to start!
Terry E. Schooler, Founder and Consultant
Mr. Schooler has over 35 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 40 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 5 grandchildren, Kevin has senior management and marketing responsibility for Walker Schooler 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 Walker Schooler District Managers!
Susan Gonzales, CPA, Director of District Accounting Services
Susan joined Walker Schooler District Managers 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.
Rebecca Hardekopf, Director of District Financial Services/ District Manager
Rebecca joined Walker Schooler District Managers in 2015 and has primary responsibility for all services billing, including software/hardware management, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. Rebecca is the valued assistant to the President of our company while routinely monitoring bookkeeping, account management, and researching while taking on the role of District Manager. She is a College Graduate holding a degree in Accounting and Criminal Justice with certifications in Bookkeeping and Community Association Management. Her skills make her a valued and resourceful employee for our clients and residents.
Riley Walker, Assistant District Manager
Riley Walker joined Walker Schooler District Managers in the Summer of 2017 as a seasonal employee. He took on the role to manage the numerous summer projects within our Districts, like; backflow testing coordinator, Landscape upkeep, Community checks, and much more. He graduated from the University of Puget Sound in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in English. Being a Colorado Springs Native he brings a knowledge of the uniqueness that Colorado Springs holds to better serve our El Paso County communities. Starting in 2019, as a full-time employee, he will be expanding his projects that he can continue to manage throughout our communities providing the proper assistance to the President of the Company and District Managers in our office. This helps ensure the company’s growth while providing more detail for our El Paso County communities.
Kalilah Anderson, Administrative Professional
Since joining the team in May of 2019, Kalilah has stepped into dual positions acting as both executive assistant to Kevin Walker and continuing her unapparelled customer service to our amazing clients. Kalilah serves as the undercurrent of hospitality at Walker Schooler District Managers. Her attention to detail and desire to become even more knowledgeable of special districts drives her daily tasks. Before settling in Colorado with her two kids, Kalilah enjoyed a career teaching English in Japan. A Fordham University graduate, Kalilah has diverse expertise across various industries, which allows her to make dynamic connections with the community and the public we serve through our District Management.
Kristina Kulick, Administrative Professional
Kristina Kulick joined Walker Schooler District Managers in 2018. Kristina attends all Board meetings and transcribes the minutes as well as managing District websites and assisting with annual reporting. She moved to Colorado in 2016 from Dallas, Texas with her husband, son, and two dogs. Kristina’s diverse background and knowledge in customer service, administration, and property management will help Walker Schooler District Managers to continue to grow and become a successful company in all future endeavors.
Amber Hardekopf, Administrative Professional
Amber joined Walker Schooler District Managers 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.