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 6 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!
Rebecca Hardekopf, District Manager
Rebecca joined Walker Schooler District Managers 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.
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.
Amber Hardekopf, Billing Specialist
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.
Riley Walker, Covenant Enforcement
Riley Walker joined Walker Schooler District Managers in the Summer of 2017 as a seasonal employee. He took on the role to manage Community checks, and 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 2021, as a part-time employee, he will continue to help 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.
Kristina Kulick, Administrative Professional
Kristina Kulick joined Walker Schooler District Managers 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 Walker Schooler District Managers to continue to grow and become a successful company in all future endeavors.
Karena Qualey, Administrative Assistant
Karena joined Walker Schooler District Managers 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.