Eatontown, NJ (January 11, 2023)
 – FirstService Residential, the leading residential community association management company and pioneers of the ‘Lifestyle’ community concept, announced the promotion of Michelle Kithcart to vice president, Lifestyle programming. As an accomplished executive with an extensive background in lifestyle programming, management, and technology solutions, Kithcart will continue to lead and develop our Lifestyle directors and managers across the company, develop SOPs and resources, and share best practices.

“As we continue to grow and expand, we are consistently investing in our leadership,” said Michael Mendillo, president, FirstService Residential. “Michelle brings a unique skill set to the table. Her eye for enhancing the client experience, innovating improvements to technology and processes, and driving our culture makes her the ideal candidate to help take us to the next level.”

“I am thrilled to expand my role with the industry leader,” said Michelle Kithcart, vice president, Lifestyle programming, FirstService Residential. “I am excited to work with our teams to provide leadership and best practices and continue to promote our cohesive culture that will assist our associates and clients in exceeding their goals in service excellence and operational efficiency.”

Previously, Kithcart was director of Lifestyle programming, supporting our Lifestyle teams throughout the region. In her new role, Kithcart will continue the development of our Lifestyle service offerings, support our strategic growth, and work closely with our developer clients. Reporting to Scott Bresnick, senior vice president of operations, Kithcart will be hands-on in supporting the goals of the large-scale, Lifestyle and High-Rise communities we serve.

Kithcart has over 20 years of experience with special events, resort recreation, and in the community sector of programming and amenity planning. She attended SUNY Brockport University in New York and earned a degree in Recreation Management. Kithcart is an active member and serves as Director at Large for the Resort Commercial Recreation Association (RCRA). She shares a common vision for delivering superior resident experiences, driving growth and developing a high-caliber team of associates committed to service excellence. 

About FirstService Residential

FirstService Residential is North America’s property management leader, partnering with more than 8,600 communities across the U.S. and Canada, including low-, mid- and high-rise condominiums and cooperatives; single-family communities; master-planned, lifestyle and active-adult communities; and mixed-use and rental properties. HOAs, community associations and condos rely on their extensive experience, resources and local expertise to maximize property values and enhance their residents’ lifestyles. Dedicated to making a difference, every day, FirstService Residential goes above and beyond to deliver exceptional service.

FirstService Residential is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (FSV), a North American leader in the property services sector. Visit
Jan 11, 2023