Lincoln Handcock Restoration


Chuck Schneider


Chuck Schneider, PresidentChuck Schneider is an experienced Community Manager who now focuses his energy on leading the day-to-day operations of Lincoln Hancock Restoration. He previously served as co-founder and CEO of Community Development, Inc., as well as on the Minnesota Board of Directors of Community Associations Institute (CAI). He has extensive experience in the industry, having owned his own restoration and construction company for five years, and has been involved in more than $60 million in insurance claim work. Chuck has achieved the following certifications with the Institute of Inspection: Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC); Certified Water Damage Restoration Technician, Certified Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician, Certified Applied Structural Drying Technician, Certified Applied Microbial Remediation Technician and Certified Health and Safety Technician. He has also successfully passed the following courses through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute: Introduction to Incident Command System and Incident Command System for Single Resources/Initial Action Incident.

Sean Fee

Vice President of Construction

Sean Fee, VP of ConstructionSean Fee has more than 25 years of experience in the restoration industry. In his travels throughout the U.S. he has attained more than 20 contractor licenses, and he even earned his pilot’s license in 2002. He is certified with the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) as a water restoration technician, a structural drying technician and a commercial drying specialist. Sean has a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Youth Ministry, and a Master of Science in Education from Minnesota State University.

Aimee Adams

Director of Client Services

Aimee Adams, Director of Client ServicesPrior to joining the Lincoln Hancock Restoration team as Director of Client Services, Aimee Adams had nine years experience in the community association industry. After working with a national home builder for five years, Aimee moved to community management, where she worked with more than 200 associations. Her experience has given her a thorough background in the industry. She understands the needs and workings of community associations as well as the importance of strong communication and follow through.

Ben Smith

Director of Operations

Ben Smith, Director of OperationsHired by Community Development, Inc. as an Assistant Property Manager, Ben has assisted in managing more than 30 communities, including the largest master planned community in Minnesota. He successfully transitioned into the role of Community Manager in 2009, and personally experienced several catastrophic claims as a community manager. He is a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), and continues to educate himself on industry changes through various avenues including CAI. Ben’s depth of understanding of community management is a great asset in streamlining the restoration process for Lincoln Hancock clients.


John Carona

Chairman of the Board

John Carona, Chairman of the BoardJohn Carona is the founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Associa, the nation’s largest community association management firm. His experience and expertise encompass all aspects of residential real estate, including the development, leasing, management, and maintenance of single- and multi-family communities. A Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM), Mr. Carona also is licensed as a Real Estate Broker in Texas. Under his direction, Associa has grown during a period of enormous change and is recognized as the industry’s leading innovator.