Kathy Thygersen

AACM®

Executive Director of Operations

Kathy was born in Bourne, MA and grew up in a military family. She has lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Illinois, Oklahoma, Florida and California. She married a career military man and added Hawaii, Rhode Island, Oregon and Maine to her residencies. She moved to Tucson in 1980 and then to Portland, OR until 2003 when she went for a three year full-time RV adventure traveling and working, before returning to Tucson and Cadden in 2006. Her work experience is broad and includes the hospitality, finance, reprographics and security industries as well as association management. She manages Associations from single family home communities, townhomes, condos and commercial accounts. Kathy is accredited as an Association Manager through the Arizona Association of Community Managers and has earned her AACM in 2009. Kathy has served as Treasurer and chapter President for Southern Arizona Community Associations Institute (CAI) and has been active with CAI since 1999 and continues to serve as the Programs and Sponsorship Committee chair. Kathy was recognized in 2014 and 2018 as Manager of the Year of Southern Arizona chapter of CAI. Kathy is a Team Lead/Supervisor working with Managers, assistants, on site staff and enjoys all aspects of our industry and the opportunity to mentor managers and support staff.