Our Leadership

Accomplishing our corporate mission requires a team effort, the focus of which is the training, supervision, and support.

Syd Talley

Syd Talley


Syd established LEAD Association Management, Inc. in 2015 and serves as President. With more than 25 years of experience in association management including residential, commercial, mixed-use, and developing communities, his expertise also includes budget forecasting for developing communities, established HOA’s architectural review of new construction, planning, and project management.

He has worked for various Houston home builders and held positions in Construction and Project Management. As a result of his experience in the construction industry, Syd is an authority on the Architectural Review of new custom and production construction on behalf of the Developer.

Syd is a member of the Community Associations Institute, Greater Houston Builders Association, as well as the Urban Land Institute.

Syd attended Abilene Christian University.

Laura Talley

Vice President

Laura Talley holds the title of Vice President for LEAD Association Management. Laura has a background in the association management industry and has worked with residential and commercial associations in Houston. As a native Houstonian, she began her career in association management in 1990.

Laura enjoys fitness, time with family, landscaping, fishing and giving back to the community.