After growing Lakewood Ranch’s nationally acknowledged life-style applications since 2016, Monaca Onstad left her place as Director of Group Relations for Lakewood Ranch Communities to pursue different profession targets.
Onstad mentioned the opening of Waterside Place allowed him to think about what’s subsequent.
He’s opening his personal life-style firm, Onplace, in hopes of designing life-style applications for communities throughout the US.
Among the many awards he has received for his life-style program at Lakewood Ranch are the 2017 Life-style Director of the 12 months award from the Nationwide Affiliation of Dwelling Builders and the “Bull by the Horns” award from Lakewood Ranch in 2018.
Though he leaves his job, Onstad doesn’t go away the neighborhood.
“Lakewood Ranch is one of the best neighborhood,” he mentioned. “Oh my gosh, I really like Lakewood Ranch. My household shouldn’t be transferring. I’ll proceed to be the chair of Lakewood Ranch neighborhood actions and I’ll proceed to be the face of Lakewood Ranch Orientation 101.”
Schroeder-Manatee Ranch Vice President Laura Cole mentioned a life-style and resident expertise supervisor will likely be employed to switch Onstad.
“Since Lakewood Ranch opened, there was an elevated concentrate on creating a novel life-style that accommodates the altering wants and preferences of our residents,” mentioned Cole. “Lakewood Ranch’s management has been steadfast in its dedication to creating nice locations and activating them with dynamic programming. We discover that our greatest contributions to the approach to life come within the start-up section, within the incubation of latest applications, such because the market or the Parks and Recreation Sequence, after which cross them on to neighborhood actions that, below the in a position management of Keith Pandeloglou, be sure that these applications proceed.