Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight—October 2021

Readers’ Choice Awards Spotlight

Published October 2021

     Editor’s Note: FLCAJ would like to congratulate these four outstanding 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards winners! (For a full list of RCA winners, please read the March 2021 issue or visit

C&S Community Management

Diamond Level Winner—Management
(Winner 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015)

     C&S Community Management is locally owned, serving HOA and condominium associations since 1985. Maintaining an accredited A+ Better Business Bureau rating along with Accreditation (AAMC) from the Community Associations Institute, C&S is equipped to exceed community expectations. C&S has four offices to serve you on Florida’s West Coast in Bradenton, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Venice. Our staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and here to serve you in all areas of community management. In addition to the State CAM license, many of our managers are nationally board certified and four managers are PCAMs (Professional Community Association Manager).  

     C&S utilizes industry-leading technology, and when coupled with a passion for helping others, the result is a happy, healthy, welcoming community along with award winning service. From finance and compliance to maintenance, payroll, and legal matters, we are here to help. At C&S, it is our goal to improve your satisfaction as an owner and board member. Our years of experience allow us to offer you a guaranteed positive change in your association management so that you may relax and enjoy your community.

     For more information on C&S, visit

Sentry Management

Diamond Level Winner—Management
(Winner 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014)

     With 45 years of experience in the industry and a sole focus on managing communities, homeowner associations, and condominiums, Sentry has grown to be one of the country’s largest community association management firms. Headquartered in Florida with 16 offices in the Sunshine State alone, Sentry Management’s team of nearly 1,000 experienced professionals embrace the honor to serve our communities every day. 

     Sentry is a family-owned business, and we are locals in our communities who know and understand the area and the people we support. We provide stable leadership backed by our national expertise. We empower our community managers with comprehensive training, dedicated support teams, and constantly evolving technology. Sentry even boasts a dedicated and robust training and development department known as Communities College, which provides high-quality in-house onboarding and ongoing training for Sentry employees and our board members. We maintain more than 300 training resources and also offer a variety of live webinars each month. 

     We care deeply for the communities we serve, and inspire our Sentry team members to further support these communities through our philanthropic program known as “Giving SMILES.” Sentry also donates to local charitable organizations, raising over $75,000 per year through fundraising events. Sentry Management was also recently named one of the top philanthropic companies in Central Florida by the Orlando Business Journal. 

     Sentry is proud to have outstanding employee and client retention rates. Our department heads and supervisors spend an average of 18 years with Sentry. Many of the communities we manage have been with Sentry for 25 years or more, with some enlisting our services for 40 years and counting. 

     Sentry is also an Accredited Management Organization (AMO®)—an assurance of integrity and expert financial systems. Only the top six percent of U.S. management companies earn this prestigious designation and only a handful of association management firms. 

     For more information on community association management services, locations, and careers at Sentry Management, call (800) 932-6636 or visit

Kent Security Services

Platinum Level Winner—Safety and Security
(Winner 2021, 2020, & 2019)

     As an industry leader for the past four decades, we are so much more than just a security provider. We are the ultimate source for security, technology, and streamlined business services, designed for today’s home and workspaces. 

     Locally grown with nationwide reach, we proudly serve Florida, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. We have proven ability to deal with any situation and exceed expectations.

     Kent Services is a minority and family-owned and operated business. We answer only to our clients and partner with them to create high performance, measurable solutions. Our management teams work tirelessly to meet and exceed the goals and expectations of every customer because our success depends solely on our clients’ satisfaction.

     We provide access control, armed and unarmed security officers, concierge personnel, package handlers, janitorial workers, and so much more for all sectors: residential, commercial, religious, educational, hospitality, and construction. Ask about our exclusive Concierge Service Officer program, designed to maximize your security dollars.

     We are honored to be a repeat FLCAJ Readers’ Choice Winner in the Security Category and look forward to providing unsurpassed security solutions for many years to come!

     For more information on Kent Services, call (305) 919-9400, email, or visit

Screening Link

Gold Level Winner—Background Screening
(Winner 2021, 2020 & 2019)

     Screening Link is a South Florida-based background verification firm specializing in association applicant background screening solutions. We make background screening easy for associations by automating their background screening process.

     Using our technology, Screening Link can streamline any associations resident screening process so that it is efficient, applicant friendly, and compliant.

     We are an industry leader with our proprietary application process and background screening technology. But, most importantly, we treat every customer like a family member and dedicate ourselves to providing our customers with the information they need.

     Since 2001, Screening Link has been committed to establishing ourselves as one of the premier background check resources available.  From online application to credit checks to criminal background checks and more, we have solutions that fit any association’s requirements.

     Let us show you how our people, our process, and our technology can benefit your community.

     For additional information on Screening Link, please call (954) 472-6994 or visit