Meet Our Staff
Amy King - Owner, Certified Community Association Manager
Amy King is a Certified Community Association Manager with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from San Jose State. Amy has raised two now teenage children, and takes great pride in each one of their accomplishments. Amy opened King Management in 2006 and has dedicated great care in building a reputable business in her home town. Amy’s passions include travel, camping, running, soccer, friends, and family.
Jeannette Huyser – Sale Transfers & Refinance
Jeannette Huyser provides community management association support for our clients. Jeannette has received her Bachelor’s in Business Management, and is grateful to have a career she loves and thrives in. Jeannette’s hobbies include hiking, swimming, reading, and writing. Jeannette is also an artist, and enjoys creating landscapes and portraits, and also enjoys landscape photography. Jeannette was born in Colorado, and has lived in Florida, Washington DC, Sedona AZ, and in 2016 she settled in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Kirsten W Attlesey – Office Manager
Kirsten Attlesey provides support both to our communities and to the management team dedicated to each community. Kirsten has lived in Santa Cruz since 1990 and has two young adult children. Her interests include travel, hiking, walking on West Cliff Drive and spending time with her family and friends. Kirsten loves good food and new adventures whether it is on the ocean or in the mountains. Kirsten enjoys living on the Central Coast and helping to provide excellent service to our communities. As she often answers the phone, be sure and say hi when you call in!
Emily Elizabeth Krauss provides community management association support for our clients. Emily received her Bachelors of Arts in Environmental Studies from the University of Southern California in 2017 and moved up to the Santa Cruz mountains in 2018 after having lived her whole life in Orange County. In addition to enjoying the fulfilling work that she gets to perform with the team at King Management, Emily is quite the accomplished baker, her favorite dish being a delicious red velvet cake. She also enjoys hikes in the natural beauty of the mountains, collaborative creative writing, and spending time with her loving husband.
Emily Krauss - Certified Community Association Manager
Kim Albin - Certified Community Association Manager
With six years of experience as an HOA manager, Kim is very happy to be back with King Management. Kim appreciates the strong work ethic, knowledge, drive, support, and humor of her co-workers and appreciates Amy’s fierce leadership and patience of a saint.
Kim’s family moved from Long Island NY to Santa Cruz nearly 40- years ago, Kim continues to live and enjoy her work and social life in beautiful Santa Cruz where she’s raised her own family who are now starting families of their own. Kim is so happy that she has recently been blessed with her first grandchild.
Aside from enjoying her free time with her granddaughter, Kim enjoys yoga classes on the beach, taking walks on East Cliff Drive, hikes in the redwoods, reading, travel, laughing, eating good food, and spending time with family and friends. Her most enjoyable time spent is with her granddaughter!
Felecia Gee - Certified Community Association Manager
Felecia Gee provides community management association support for our clients. Felecia received her Bachelors of Arts in Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Felecia’s interests include reading, video games, and baking.
Samantha Jasso - Certified Community Association Manager
Sam Jasso provides community association management for our clients. Sam is a born and raised Santa Cruz county girl. She is a graduate of San Diego City College and has worked in community management for seven years. Outside of work, Sam is a busy mom of three and a girl scout troop leader, but she makes time for her hobbies and interests. Sam likes to find a balance between adventure and relaxation - she loves the thrill of rollercoasters, road trips, and trying new foods, but also crocheting and coloring to wind down.
Makenzie Collins - Community Association Manager
Makenzie Collins provides community association management support for our
clients. As a lifelong Santa Cruz resident, Makenzie’s heart is in the mountains
she enjoys hiking, rivers, and forest exploration. Prior to joining our team at King,
Makenzie attended school for holistic nutrition and worked as a medical assistant.
In her free time, she enjoys setting up elaborate picnics for friends and family at
scenic locations all throughout the Santa Cruz area.
Anna Grasso - Accounting
Anna provides accounting services such as budgeting, bill payment, and monthly financial packets for the associations we manage. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz in Business Management. Anna moved from Palm Desert to Santa Cruz in 2000 and has two young children and two young cats. Anna enjoys being outside, especially at the beach, doing yoga, running, working out, and camping. She enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, having a good laugh, and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Ana Moreno - Accounting / Community Association Manager
Ana Moreno provides accounts payable services and community management for our clients. Ana has 19 years of property management experience and 15 years of accounting experience . She started in residential rentals where she later transitioned into HOA management. Outside of work, Ana keeps very busy being involved with her 3 kids' extracurricular sports activities and also volunteers as a youth cheerleading coach for the last 15 years in her home town of Watsonville where she was born and raised. When not busy with sports or work, Ana enjoys spending time with her family and friends, dancing and singing.
Heidi Ornellas - Senior Accountant
Heidi Ornellas brings over 30 years of HOA accounting experience to King Management and is
very pleased to have joined the team. Heidi has served on ECHO resource panels and enjoys
the interaction with Board Members and members of the HOA communities. Heidi attended
West Valley Community College and received her degree in Accounting. Heidi enjoys spending
time with her husband, two adult children, family and friends. Heidi’s favorite activities include
traveling, cooking, baking, wine tasting and taking walks on the local beaches.
Holly Bergerson – Community Association Manager
Holly's journey in real estate began over a decade ago, fueled by her desire to combine her legal expertise with her passion for community advocacy. With a background in business administration from Cabrillo College and a paralegal certification from the University of California, Santa Cruz, Holly embarked on a career dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for residents and ensuring the efficient operation of homeowner associations. Holly earned her real estate license, further solidifying her foundation in the industry and expanding her ability to serve clients effectively in real estate and property management.
Currently serving as a Community Association Manager, Holly brings a wealth of experience and a unique blend of skills to her role as HOA Manager. With a strong emphasis on communication, transparency, and a genuine commitment to community welfare. Holly is dedicated to building meaningful relationships with homeowners, board members, and vendors alike, fostering an atmosphere of trust and cooperation within the community.
In her free time, Holly enjoys traveling, beach days, and spending time with her family, friends, animals, and most of all her two amazing young adult children.
Savhanna Nevin – Community Association Manager
Savhanna, a true Santa Cruz native, has always been enamored with the vibrant community and breathtaking environment that encapsulates her hometown. From cherished beach days to lively boardwalk summers and serene mountain hikes, she cherishes the diverse experiences the coast has to offer.
After graduating from Monte Vista Christian School, Savhanna embarked on her academic journey at Cabrillo College, where she earned her AA in Anthropology. In 2019, she found her passion for Property Management with the John Stewart Company, initially serving as an onsite Property Manager for a Low-income Senior housing complex. Her responsibilities expanded to include managing a Commercial Work/Live space concurrently soon after.
In 2022, fueled by her desire to delve deeper into Real Estate, Savhanna pursued her California Real Estate License while continuing her role as a property manager, now with High Tide Real Estate. She managed a diverse portfolio, including single-family homes, duplexes, triplexes, and commercial spaces.
In May 2023, Savhanna proudly obtained her California Real Estate license, marking a significant milestone in her career.
She now works in Community Association Management, and remains committed to active involvement in her daily work.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Savhanna finds joy in staying active – be it hitting the gym or enjoying the great outdoors. She enjoys doing yoga, watching anime, and attending concerts. With a dream to one day own a home in her native town.
Chris Jones – Senior Accountant 1943-2023
Chris (or Mimi as the grandkids called her) is missed every day. For those clients that benefited from years of working with Chris, please know she valued each of you, and treasured the relationships she built in the 17 years she spent at King Management. Amy wrote the following after losing her mom:
"I know mom is with dad now, and they are growing roses, cooking crab, fishing, camping, and sitting in the sunshine for their 5:00 happy hour, holding hands and watching over my brother and I. She and I had a special relationship. She showed me how to be a loving mom, a strong woman, and a good human. Thank you mom, for everything."