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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.”

Sun Life recruits for finance jobs in Atlanta

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Sun Life made the big announcement that it is recruiting for finance jobs in Atlanta.

The company hired Jay Hutchins and Marc Lower. Hutchins and Lower will report to Drew Niziak, Vice President, under the voluntary benefits solutions group led by Bob Klein, Vice President, Voluntary Benefits.

Hutchins comes to Sun Life Financial from Colonial Life where he was Vice President, Broker Marketing and Sales. Lower joins from ING where he was Head of Voluntary Sales and Strategy. Hutchins will be based in Atlanta, Georgia, and be responsible for East Coast voluntary benefits distribution, while Lower will be based in Gig Harbor, Washington, and handle West Coast distribution.

Both Hutchins and Lower will be responsible for building a team of voluntary specialists, all of whom will support Sun Life Financial’s existing group benefits representatives.

“We are very pleased to have top sales talent like Jay and Marc help lead our voluntary benefits team,” said Bob Klein. “Sun Life is committed to building a world-class value proposition in voluntary benefits and the appointment of these two talented RVPs is crucial to creating a strong experience for brokers and customers.”

Voluntary benefits are offered in the workplace, but are paid for entirely by the employee. According to LIMRA, voluntary benefits accounted for about a third of the total benefits market (both employer and employee-paid benefits) by in-force premium. Sun Life Financial last year announced a significant investment in its voluntary benefits business in order to become a leader in both group insurance and voluntary benefits in the United States.

Company hires for financial jobs in Atlanta

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Tiverity announced this week that it has secured a key hire for financial jobs in Atlanta.

The Unified Communications (UC) and Contact Center systems integration firm appointed Mr. Joe McGhee as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

The new hire has worked for Cisco Systems, Avaya Communications, and Siemens. (more…)

After banking deal, Zanett could be hiring for finance jobs in Atlanta

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Zanett has announced a new deal with PNC that could spur on the creation of hiring for finance jobs in Atlanta.

Zanett, a leading consulting firm specializing in serving Fortune 500 corporations and mid-market organizations in Health Care, Life Sciences, Manufacturing & Distribution, Retail, Gaming & Hospitality, and State & Local Government today announced that it has recently signed a 3-year banking relationship with PNC Bank. The 3-year Line of Credit is for a maximum amount of $10 million and initially carries an interest rate of Prime +1.25%. (more…)

Chase to Hire Tellers in Atlanta

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Chase Bank is opening new branches all across Georgia and plans on hiring new tellers in Atlanta, among many other positions.

Chase is the retail and commercial banking arm of JP Morgan Chase. The bank plans on opening ten new bank branches across the Atlanta area within the year. The average cost of opening a bank is about $2.5 million.

Total, Chase plans on opening about 35 branches through 2012, which equates to approximately 300-400 new jobs.
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Wells Fargo Adds Finance Jobs in Atlanta

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Wells Fargo, a nationwide bank, has declared they will continue adding finance jobs in Atlanta after a recent hiring spree.

The bank, which acquired Wachovia Corp. over a year ago, said they plan to continue expanding in the metro Atlanta area. The merger gave them 199 branches in Atlanta alone.

Wells Fargo recently hired 300 people around branches in Georgia and 200 people in the metro area alone.

Jobs they are hiring for include tellers, branch managers, financial specialists, and loan officers. They bank is focused on growing and improving their customer service and offerings.
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First Data Creates Hundreds of Finance Jobs in Atlanta

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

First Data, a Fortune 500 payments processor, is creating about 350 finance and clerical jobs in Atlanta.

The jobs are headed to Cobb County over the next 18 months as First Data continues to consolidate its operations in metro Atlanta.

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Atlanta Finance Jobs with Bank of America Could be Relocated

Monday, December 8th, 2008

One banking company may relocate several Atlanta finance jobs.

Bank of America Corp. is considering plan to relocate 650 jobs from Atlanta to Charlotte, North Carolina, where the bank is headquartered. The move could be stopped if the company’s building in Atlanta receives a major renovation, according to an article by the Charlotte Business Journal.

BentleyForbes Group, the company that owns Bank of America Plaza in Atlanta, has brought this idea before the Development Authority of Fulton County, asking the authority to offer $567 million in bonds, finance the renovation of Bank of America’s office space and fund the addition of a hotel, restaurants and stores.

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