Archive for June, 2012

Storage company hires executive for real estate jobs in Atlanta

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

To focus on repositioning and developing new and existing Storage Post locations into smooth-operating assets, Storage Post Self Storage has hired Bill Marsh for real estate jobs in Atlanta.

Storage Post said he will concentrate on improving store visibility and the Storage Post customer experience in order to enhance the company’s industry prominence.

Marsh has previously worked with commercial real estate companies, including Mequity, LLC, Miller-Valentine Group and Winter Properties, LLC, and has significant knowledge of property acquisition, development and investment. Beyond asset upgrades and aggressive marketing strategies, the company emphasizes an online presence with websites and advertising, and focuses graphics and messaging to develop Storage Post’s brand and consumer recognition.

According to his bio, Marsh lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and daughter and is currently an adjunct professor of business at the Savannah College of Art and Design. He holds a Georgia Real Estate Broker’s license and a Georgia Residential-Light Commercial Contractor’s license. He is a graduate of Georgia Tech and also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

“Bill is a respected and successful real estate professional and we’re excited to use his extraordinary insights to advance our asset branding and Storage Post’s reputation within the storage industry,” commented Jack Chaney, Storage Post chief operating officer. “Adding Bill to our team will assist us in achieving complete brand cohesion at all of our locations.”

Rainmaker Group hires for finance jobs in Atlanta

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

The Rainmaker Group, a provider of revenue management and profit optimization solutions, said that it has hired three people for finance jobs in Atlanta.

The provider of multifamily lease rate optimization solutions said it has hired Jim McPolin, Adam Harris, and Kari Astor to work in the areas of customer strategy, account management/sales and customer service, respectively.

According to a news item, Jim McPolin will serve as director of customer strategies for LRO. In this role, he will work with clients to ensure Rainmaker’s LRO software and organizational resources maximize clients’ revenue goals and ensure clients’ strategic roadmaps help guide the development of future product enhancements. Prior to joining the Rainmaker LRO team, McPolin was senior vice president, client management for American Utility Management, where he established a client management team to focus on strategic multifamily clients in the areas of energy management and utility billing. His industry experience also includes tenure with MRI Software as client manager, as well as sales training and development manager. McPolin earned a B.A. in English from John Carroll University and a MBA from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management.

Harris will conduct educational presentations to multifamily owners/operators to help them understand revenue management.

Kari Astor, a new customer service representative for LRO software, will deliver first-level support to users as well as interface directly with customers to help troubleshoot any issues with the software.

“Delivering stellar sales, account management and customer service is an ongoing, top priority for The Rainmaker Group,” said Andrew Rains, executive vice president of Rainmaker LRO. “As more and more multifamily owners/operators and institutional investors implement revenue management strategies across their portfolios, it is vital our team continues to deliver the quality level of service and performance synonymous with Rainmaker LRO. Proactively growing our team ensures the utmost support for existing clients while allowing us the capability to share the benefits of revenue management to more owners/operators. We are excited to have Jim, Adam, and Kari as part of the Rainmaker family.”