Vice President, Business Development
Elan has been a successful entrepreneur and multi-family investor in his own right for over 20 years. Originally from California, Elan worked for Summit Management Services in Akron before relocating to the Washington DC Metro Area and spinning off a management company focused on Community Association Management. Elan grew the company to 100 associations with over 16,000 homes under management, pursuing both organic growth and strategic acquisitions before selling his ownership in 2014. Elan has also led acquisition teams that have bought and sold over $20m worth of multifamily real estate and joins SMC as the point person for investor relations. Elan has an outstanding record of customer service and support, honed by years of servicing the non-profit boards of homeowner associations.
Elan is a former US Army infantry officer and graduate of the prestigious Federal Army Officer Candidate School in Fort Benning Georgia. Elan has a BA from UCLA and MA from The George Washington University. He has been a regular contributor to Quorum Magazine, the monthly journal for the Community Association Institute. Elan also served on several committees at the CAI, and in addition to his PCAM (Professional Community Assocation Manager) designation is a licensed real estate broker in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and the District of Columbia.SMSI Principals