Marisa Highsmith is a business development manager for <a href="https://www.associaonline.com/locations/hrw-inc">Associa HRW</a>. She is responsible for creating and building client relationships, proposal writing, contract negotiations and public relations. She has also served as a community manager for HRW, which helped her develop a strong background in apartment and homeowners’ association management as well as customer service. Marisa has 15 years experience in the community association management industry. She attended both Cape Fear Community College and East Carolina University where she majored in Child Development and Family Relations. Marisa also serves on the board of the Lower Cape Fear YWCA.