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President/Chief Executive Officer
Gold Crown Management, Inc.
  • More than 40 years experience in virtually every phase of the hospitality industry
  • Management experience in New York, California, Wisconsin, Florida and South Carolina
  • Extensive civic, community and professional involvement
  • School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, Member of Cornell Hotel Society
  • Certified Hotel Administrator, Registered Resort Professional, Certified Manager of Community Associations, Association Management Specialist, Large-Scale Manager, Professional Community Association Manager by the Community Association Institute.
  • Past President for the South Carolina Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI).

From the late 1970s through the mid 1980s, John Reyelt held various positions within the hotel industry on the west coast of Florida. These positions ranged from General Manager for a 200 unit Convention and Resort Hotel in Treasure Island, Florida to Vice President of Operations for Florida National Resorts, a premier property management firm.

In 1987, John Reyelt started in the development management industry with Shawnee Development, Inc., then one of the largest developers, in the United States. He used his hospitality experience and innovative management style to produce programs with high quality service levels, at the Sand Pebble Resort in Treasure Island, Florida, and the Island Gulf Resort in Maderia Beach, Florida.

In 1988, Shawnee Development, asked Reyelt to serve as Project Director for the Yachtsman Resort in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Mellon Bank of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, had taken the resort back in lieu of foreclosure from the developer. Shawnee was hired to manage the Homeowners Associations along, with hotel operations. For his efforts, Mr. Reyelt was promoted to Vice President for South Carolina Operations in 1990.

In 1992, he and his partners formed Gold Crown Management, Inc. They were awarded the management contracts for the Yachtsman Resort. Today, the firm is managing over 75 communities throughout the state of South Carolina, servicing over 15,000 homeowners and responsible for nearly 25 million dollars annually in receivables and additional income. Reyelt served two terms as a Director for the South Carolina Chapter of the Community Associations Institute of which he served as Treasurer, President-Elect and President for three of those years.

While in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area, Reyelt has served three terms as a Board Member for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, President and a founding member of the Grand Strand Vacation Ownership Association, and fourteen years on various Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Programs, the last four as the Vice-Chairman for the Myrtle Beach Downtown Redevelopment Corporation. He also served as Director and President for the Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association, Chairman of the MBAHA Education and Employee Relations Committee, (which was responsible for developing the first hospitality performance rating system for Myrtle Beach), Board Member for the Coastal Carolina University-Resort Tourism Management Program-Advisory Board, a Director for the South Carolina Hotel Association, the President of the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Football Game, President of the South Carolina Chapter of US Lacrosse and President of the Myrtle Beach Area Lacrosse Club. Mr. Reyelt is a member of the Urban Land Institute.

In 2001, Reyelt was recognized by the City of Myrtle Beach, as the volunteer of the year. In 2005, Reyelt was inducted into the South Carolina Lacrosse Hall of Fame for his contributions to the growth of the sport, in South Carolina. He is an original member of the Irish Lacrosse Foundation, Inc. Reyelt has been a panelist and speaker for seminars hosted by the American Resort Development Association and the Community Association Institute. He is a featured speaker on The Role of the Community Manager Regarding the Administration and Enforcement of the Rules and Regulations for Community Associations and has lectured on a regular basis at Coastal Carolina University's Resort Tourism Management Program regarding hospitality issues.

John Reyelt is a Certified Hotel Administrator by the American Hotel & Lodging Association, Registered Resort Professional by The American Resort Development Association, an Association Management Specialist, a Certified Manager of Community Associations by the National Board of Community Association Managers, A Professional Community Association Manager by the Community Associations Institute, a Large-Scale Manager by the Community Associations Institute, completed additional professional management development programs in; Managing the Large-Scale Associations; Advanced Insurance and Risk Management; Manager and the Law; High Rise Maintenance; Management Company Administration; Managing Developing Communities and Management, existing and emerging technologies for Community Association Management, leadership practices in building community Contemporary Issues in Community Association Management and Ethics and the Community Manager.

Reyelt holds six world records as certified by The Guinness Book of Records: Worlds Tallest Sandcastles 1985 (3 stories); and 1986 (5 stories, 300 yards long); Longest Sand Sculptures 1989 (3.2 miles), 1990 (5.2 and 10.45) and 1991 (16.39 miles long).

A native of Scarsdale, New York, Reyelt played both football and lacrosse in high school, where he achieved All-American honors for lacrosse. Following high school, in 1973, he went on to the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, where he also played football and lacrosse. He is a lifelong member of the Cornell Hotel Society.

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Recent News

Terry Bascher, Hired As VP of Operations for Dallas-Fort Worth

RealManage is pleased to announce the hiring of Terry Bascher as the Vice President of Operations for the Dallas-Fort Worth market.

Terry has over 25 year's business leadership service within the hospitality and community management industries. Her background encompasses being an executive leader and consultant for 20 years serving private clubs, resorts, and golf operations, specializing in revenue growth and customer service excellence.

Before joining the RealManage family, she served as senior vice president of management for six years providing direction and leadership to community managers, directors, and boards, including new developments and established associations. Ms. Bascher has also authored articles on customer service and marketing for The Boardroom and Club Management Magazines and served as a Speaker/Trainer for Crittenden, The Professional Marketing Association and Club Manager's Association of America.

Rolando Coronado, DFW Senior Vice President, states, "I am so excited to announce the addition of Terry Bascher to the RealManage family. She is a talented leader who has a wealth of experience in the community management industry. I fully expect her to hit the ground running as our new Vice President of Operations, exceeding our client's expectations and serving our associates in the Dallas-Ft Worth market."

Sandra Vela Mora, PCAM®, Promoted to Executive VP of Operations

RealManage is pleased to announce the promotion of Sandra Vela Mora, PCAM®, to Executive Vice President of Operations.

Ms. Vela Mora joined RealManage in 2017 as a Senior Vice President over its Houston operations. Due to her success in a leadership role for the Houston market, she was promoted to Division President expanding her leadership to the San Antonio market in 2019 to help them reach their next level of growth. With the success of San Antonio now well in hand, and due to our strong growth and expanded footprint, the position of Executive Vice President of Operations position was created for the organization in order to provide more executive support for our national operations. Ms. Vela Mora’s promotion to this position will play a pivotal role in RealManage’s continued growth and expansion.

“Sandra Vela Mora embodies what it takes to be a great leader,” states RealManage President, Chris Ayoub. “She is a servant leader with unequivocal integrity, advocating for her clients and team, alike. She believes in leading and mentoring her team to be the absolute best they can be, and then some. I am especially proud to have her as part of the RealManage Family. I look forward to seeing her continue to flourish as she steps into her new role as Executive Vice President of Operations.”


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Our Offices

Corporate Headquarters
Myrtle Beach
Gold Crown Management

1805 Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
PHONE: (843) 445.6007
FAX: (843) 916.0296

5081 Rivers Avenue
N. Charleston, SC 29406
Office (843) 751.4027
Fax (843) 737-0811
Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA)
(For Hospitality Executives)

The Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) is the most prestigious certification available to a hotel general manager and hospitality executive. It is part of an elite group of hospitality professionals who by combining education and experience with dedication to the industry have achieved a high level of expertise.

Globally recognized, the CHA is a highly respected professional credential that validates your advanced knowledge in the hospitality industry. It is an honor awarded to lodging professionals whose leadership and managerial abilities are exemplary.

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Registered Resort Professional (RRP)

The Registered Resort Professional (RRP) is a premier designation for the Vacation Ownership Industry demonstrating a professional's knowledge and experience, as well as commitment to the industry and the American Resort Development Association's (ARDA) code of standards and ethics.
Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®)

Obtaining the CMCA credential demonstrates that you possess the fundamental knowledge required to effectively manage community associations.

A CMCA certificant is committed to staying informed about current community association issues.

CMCA certificants are held to a high standard of professional conduct.

The CMCA is a national credential.

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What is the AMS® designation?

The AMS® designation is the second tier of professionalism for community association managers. It is the first advanced level of recognition awarded by the Community Associations Institute (CAI), the nation's voice for condominium, cooperative and homeowner associations.

Through advanced education, training and guidance, the AMS® designation helps ensure that the manager has the knowledge, experience and integrity to provide the best possible service to your association.

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Professional Community Association Manager

The PCAM® designation is the pinnacle of professionalism for community association managers. It is the highest of the advanced levels of recognition awarded by the Community Associations Institute (CAI), the nation's voice for condominium, cooperative and homeowner associations. Through advanced education, training and guidance, the PCAM® designation helps ensure that the manager has the knowledge, experience and integrity to provide the best possible service to your association.

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