Z57 Inc. Capitalizes on Experience and Talent to Build Real Estate Management Team
RISMEDIA, July 16, 2009-Z57 Inc., a real estate online marketing company, announces four new management leaders. Z57 10-year veteran, Jeff Gordon was promoted from senior technology manager to director of technology. Kevin Ames was hired as senior finance manager. Leanne McDaniel was announced as the company’s new human resource manager, and Rosa Romaine was named senior manager customer service. With the responsibility of providing thousands of Realtors® nationwide with their online marketing, Z57 has added a new mix of talent, skills and experience to their management team leaders.
As director of technology, Jeff Gordon, leads efforts to expand and manage Z57′s complex technology infrastructure. He oversees the IT team in developing and implementing advanced online marketing software applications. In addition he is responsible for fostering and managing strategic partner and vendor relationships. Gordon has worked with the company for 10 years in various positions, including web developer, software developer and senior technology manager. Gordon earned his bachelor’s of science degree in computer science from San Diego State University.
Kevin Ames has been named senior finance manager. His responsibilities include all finance and accounting functions and management of the team’s budgeting, reporting and analysis systems. Most recently, Ames served as financial analyst for Callaway Golf Company and senior financial analyst for the Kellogg Company. Ames earned a bachelor’s of science degree in both finance and banking from San Francisco State University and received his MBA from San Diego State University.
With 10 years of HR experience, Leanne McDaniel has joined Z57 as human resources manager. McDaniel is responsible for all aspects of HR including employee relations, compensation, benefits, training and development. Previously, she served as a human resources representative and consultant for Paychex, Inc. as well as HR administrator for AIG Domestic Claims, Inc. McDaniel is a certified professional in human resources and received her bachelor’s of arts in public administration from San Diego State University and MBA from Cal State San Marcos.
Z57 has named Rosa Romaine senior manager customer service. Romaine is in charge of the day-to-day operations of the customer service department. With thousands of real estate clients nationwide, Romaine brings 10 years of experience in managing national and international customer service call centers to her Z57 position. Romaine was recognized as a president’s club winner with honors and an “all star” at MCI Worldcom. In addition she achieved the top director award for two consecutive years while at Nobelcom. Romaine earned her DRE license from the California Association of REALTORS.
“In order for Z57 to continue to grow, our executive team made a commitment to search for, identify and hire experienced managerial talent for the key areas of finance, human resources and customer service,” stated Ryan Whitlock, COO. “After 10 years of service with Z57, our internal promotion of Jeff Gordon was a natural. Gordon will maintain continuity while implementing innovation.”