Rancho Santa Fe Association Board of Directors hires new Manager


The Rancho Santa Fe Association has named William “Bill” Overton Jr. as its new manager.

Overton, who has been the community manager for Desert Mountain Master & Village Associations in Cave Creek, Ariz., will be responsible to the Rancho Santa Fe Association Board of Directors for the proper administration of all affairs of the Association.

As chief administrator of the Association, Overton will have day-to-day responsibility for operations and assets of the Association directly and through the respective department heads, including Parks and Recreation, Patrol, Building Administration, Covenant Administration, Finance and Accounting, as well as working with the Golf Club and Tennis Club.

“The Rancho Santa Fe Association board and staff have undertaken many important projects this year,” said Ann Boon, president of the Rancho Santa Fe Association Board of Directors. “All the board members are very grateful for the hard work and accomplishments of Acting Manager Ivan Holler. Going forward it is our hope that Ivan will continue to play a major role on our team. We are very excited to welcome Bill to the Rancho Santa Fe Association, and we look forward to working with him. We chose Bill from a group of very talented and experienced candidates.”

At Desert Mountain, Overton was responsible for all aspects of community management for the 8,000-acre upscale, master-planned golf community with more than 2,400 homes and property owners. He oversaw community services, including patrol with EMT-level training and response capability, custom home design review administration, private trails system development/maintenance and operation, facilities and roadways maintenance, safety and risk management, landscape maintenance, drainage systems and fitness center operations. He has more than 25 years of experience in community management, community development and operations management.

Overton has a bachelor’s of business administration from the University of Texas at Austin, and is a regular contributing author for many Community Association Institute publications. He will start on Jan. 28, 2015.

Additional information on the hire, such as compensation, will be released in January.