Our Team

Max Elias

CEO, Mahogany Services, Inc. 

Founder of Mahogany Services, Inc. started the company in 1984 and remains actively involved in all aspects of the business. Graduate of Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York with a Degree in Business Administration, Majoring in Finance.

Howard Elias

President, Mahogany Services, Inc., LCAM

Graduate of the University of Miami, School of Business with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance.

Joined the company full time in 1989 as a licensed community association  manager (LCAM). Currently involved in the daily responsibilities inclusive of overseeing operations, working to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies. Continually planning, developing and evaluating the company’s performance.

Teresa Bishop

Office Manager, Property Manager, LCAM

Teresa joined our management team in 1985 as a property manager and has spent the past (15) years as office manager. Teresa is a licensed community association manager and her responsibilities ensure that the office operates smoothly and efficiently by overseeing administrative staff members and delegating tasks. Also responsible for preparing the monthly accounts payables for associations and providing estoppel letters.

Lauren Heller

Senior Operations Manager, LCAM

Lauren joined our management team in 2007 as a licensed community association manager and in addition to managing communities her responsibilities as senior operations manager is to ensure smooth efficient customer service that meets the expectations and needs of our clients. Lauren also is responsible for the sales and rental applications submitted for association approval.

Laura Dawson


Laura joined our management team in 2016 as a licensed community association manager responsible for the daily management of several communities. In addition to her routine property management tasks Laura’s responsibilities include the implementation and follow through on all aspects of community access inclusive of entry system programming of bar codes, transponders and gate clickers. Provides blast email notifications to associations when needed and maintains community rosters, newsletters and communications. Laura is also responsible for new community set-ups.

Meredith Gavars, LCAM

As our newest member, Meredith just recently joined our management team and her responsibilities include the managing of association violation programs inclusive of notification and follow up to homeowners who are not in compliance with the associations documents, rules and regulations. Meredith also handles all architectural control applications making sure they all contain the required information to forward onto board members, architectural control committees and master associations for review and approval.



Alli is our newest K-9 arrival at (4) months old she is still in training but we already see her great potential in the office. As of now she is “chairdog” of our welcoming committee!!


Bentley has been on staff since he was a puppy for the past (6) years. His responsibilities include overseeing and enforcing all K-9 involved ordinances in HOA communities, inclusive of leash laws and pooper-scooper laws. Bentley also heads our search and rescue team!!


Mahogany Service Inc.
Attn: Howard Elias
21 SE 5th Street - Suite 200 - Boca Raton, FL 33432 - PHONE: (561) 997-6453 EMAIL US
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