Who We Are
David Novak is the Founding Partner of Longboat Private Services and a resident of Longboat Key since 1995. He provides the conceptual basis for the company and guides its operation and growth. He is a Licensed Community Association Manager for residential and commercial properties and specializes in the tactical use of technology. David founded the Gracie Swan Foundation in 2007 and maintains the flock of Mute Swans located on the golf course of the Longboat Key Club.
Beth Hendrix is a Licensed Community Association Manager for residential properties and, in addition, is schooled in all the relevant technologies used at the Company. She previously assisted in the management of a prestigious mid-Key condominium and is keenly cognizant of what it takes to be successful in the Longboat Key environment. Originally from Massachusetts, she has been a resident of Anna Maria Island since 1992.
Kerry Robertson is a licensed Community Association Manager for residential properties. She manages a portfolio of both our Home Owners Associations, and Condo Associations. Originally from northern Wisconsin, she holds a Business Degree from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and has an extensive background in residential property inspection as well as property and casualty insurance. Kerry resides in Cortez Florida and is very involved in the local island communities.
Jim Wolf is a Licensed Community Association Manager with 20 years of experience managing Longboat Key Associations. He graduated from Michigan State University with an MBA. He excels in landscape design, project management, finance and cost controls as well as problem resolution. Jim appreciates the special nature of Longboat Key and its residents and enjoys working with them to increase the value and enjoyment of their homes.
Susan Fultz is our accounting manager. She comes to our team with significant years of experience as an accountant in various businesses and accounting methods and is a QuickBooks expert. She came to Florida from Colorado where she practiced construction cost accounting and worked as a personal tax associate. Susan is skilled at the latest technologies used at the company and is commissioned as a Notary Public with the State of Florida.
Gabrielle Shaffer is a Licensed Community Association Manager who began her real estate career in 2015 and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Temple University. Having serviced the Philadelphia Main Line as a Portfolio Manager for several years, she gave up snow removal for hurricane preparation and relocated to Manatee County in 2020. An advocate of continuing education, she has achieved the CMCA and AMS designation, further acknowledgements of her professionalism. Gabrielle is proud to serve the Boards and residents of Longboat Key.
Logan Pizano is a licensed Real Estate Agent in the state of Florida. He began his career as a Representative for a Home Watch Company, servicing both homes and condos. He is technologically well versed in web design and is continuing his education in order to receive a degree in Business as well as his Community Association Management License. He was born and raised in Manatee County where he plans to reside for years to come.
Stacy Rector is an award-winning Graphic Designer whose work has been published in the Ritz Carlton Magazine, Sarasota Magazine, and the New York Times. She now ports her stunning design work directly to client websites, updating existing sites, or creating a whole new website and social media presence for Condo and Home Owner Associations. Stacy also produces the company’s marketing materials.
Celia Moore is the company’s technologist who maintains our technical environment including the Microsoft Cloud client repositories and our computer hardware, software, apps, and smartphones. The company does not keep paper files as all records are electronically stored and organized. We meet or exceed all requirements for records management as defined in the Florida Statutes.
Dan Brassil manages the Property Maintenance function for client Associations and the Home Watch and Repair services for residents. Dan has operated his own home watch and repair services in Sarasota and the Keys for over 20 years and has an extensive network of supporting vendors.