Executive Management

Vice President

Richmond Community Management Services Corp, (RCMS), is excited to announce the appointment of Vince Kennedy to the position of Vice-President. All staff will report directly to Vince.

Vince has enjoyed a successful career in progressively senior roles, including Senior Director at Sysco Food Service, Tim Horton’s and Shoppers Drug Mart.  Vince brings a wealth of experience to the company, especially in the area of talent management and process improvement.

“Vince’s values are well aligned with our own, as we build a business that is focused on employee satisfaction and engagement, and ultimately a client experience that will result in long-lasting relationships with the communities we serve”, commented Michael Paul, Managing Partner. Michael added, “Our goal is to establish RCMS as the leading management service provider in the non-profit and Co-op housing sector, and Vince’s proven ability to lead a large organization will be a tremendous asset”.

Vince remarked, “What attracted me to this opportunity was Michael’s and Brian’s unwavering commitment to establishing RCMS as a leader in the space, their commitment to people and their openness to new ways of doing business. The research that I had done prior to accepting the position indicated that there was a great opportunity to add value to the non-profit and co-op housing communities we serve, and that RCMS had a solid platform from which to build on. They have great people and I couldn’t be more excited with the opportunity to transform the business”.

Managing Director

Vanessa is responsible for ensuring that RCMS remains focused on delivering excellent customer service and efficiently using its resources to maximize client needs. She is also responsible for everyday operations and quality control.

Prior to joining RCMS, Vanessa worked with a mid-sized property management firm that operated within the co-operative and non-profit sector. From 1998 until 2005, she held various management positions, including property manager and quality control specialist.

Vanessa has more than 15 years of experience in the real estate sector. She has a deep understanding of the industry and is experienced in leading cooperative and non-profit housing under significant regulatory and administrative scrutiny. She has a strong business and leadership record for driving significant improvements in customer service, efficiency, innovation and business transformation.


Mubarak Ali, is responsible for overseeing and reviewing the production of clients’ financial statements. He is responsible for RCMS’s accounting functions and works with our property managers to complete budgets (operating and capital) and prepare year-end auditing working papers.

Prior to joining RCMS in September 2004, Mubarak spent 10 years in various accounting positions with Easton’s Group of Hotels and Glenwood Property Management. He has more than 25 years of accounting experience with significant hands on experience.

Mubarak holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) degree from Punjab University, Pakistan and was district bank manager for the Bank of Punjab in Lahore.