Empress Management
Our Team

Sarah Morrow Trisler, PMIC, CMCA, AMS

Ms. Morrow began her career in Association Management in 2004 in Myrtle Beach.  Prior to moving to the Grand Strand, she served as a manager for six years at several restaurants primarily with RARE Hospitality in the Charleston, Columbia and surrounding Hilton Head areas. 

She holds a Bachelor's degree in Business/Sport Administration from Georgia Southern University.  She has also served in Leadership Grand Strand, Class of XXVIII and was also awarded an "Up and Comer" by Grand Strand Magazine.  

She currently serves on several committees at Ocean View Baptist Church such as the Scholarship Committee, Constitution and By-Laws Committee and Parent Action Team with TLC.  Ms. Trisler is also involved with several local events, charities and groups such as: GroundZero, March of Dimes, Substitutes for Santa and coaches with the local YMCA.

Sarah mostly enjoys spending time with her two daughters, Makenzie and Anna Baines.  She also enjoys participating in half marathons, marathons and other local events.

Erica Dircks, CMCA, AMS
Association Manager

A New Jersey native, Erica Dircks holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Coastal Carolina University.    
Erica began her career in Association Management in 2006.  She has worked in various capacities over the
years to include Customer Service, Administration, as well as Association Management.  She has enjoyed
working with a number of associations along the Grand Strand from Litchfield Beach to Little River and
specializes in residential and condominium communities.  Erica is a member and active participant of
Community Association Institute (CAI) and the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Erica is married to Justin Pilchard, who is the owner and PMIC of Strand Property Management, LLC.  
Together they enjoy traveling and spending time with their two sons, Tyler and Sebastian.  In her spare time,
Erica enjoys participating in local non-profit organizations such as: Habitat for Humanity, Cinderella Project and March of Dimes to name a few.

Rob Sullivan
Association Manager

Christine De Benedetto
Association Manager

Elaine Campbell
Accountant/ Financial Preparer

Rebecca Kochan
Accounting Intern

Michelle Taylor
Administrative Manager

Ashley Smith
Administrative Coordinator