Impressive Internal Promotions in Marketing and Tech

14 September, 2020

John Homer has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Technology!  John started with Laramar in 2005 as an Accounts Payable Lead, and over the next 15 years, held a variety of positions within Laramar.  Currently, John leads both the Software Support and IT teams, and his new role as SVP of Technology will allow him to focus on the strategic aspect of technology in general at Laramar, including the tie in of the exciting new technology coming from Nine Four Ventures.  John embodies the Be What’s Next value by identifying areas of inefficiency and determining how technology plays a vital role in improving those processes.  He is a solution-minded, do-what-it-takes, Make It Happen kind of partner and he’s been an integral part of making Laramar what it is today.

We are excited to announce the recent promotion of Anna Shea to Senior Director of Marketing.  Anna came to Laramar with close to 17 years of corporate marketing experience in the property management space back in June 2019 and has made a splash in the Laramar marketing department from the start.  From marketing operations to digital strategy to multi-channel marketing campaigns, Anna has provided a ton of support to our properties in particular and to the company overall.  As part of this step forward in her career, Anna will lead the marketing team.

Jessica Ragan has been promoted to Digital Marketing Director! Jessica has been instrumental during her 10+ year tenure with Laramar in building a solid foundation for our corporate and community digital strategy. She has played a critical role in our ever-evolving digital world and has excelled collaborating with other departments on high level initiatives, software rollouts, and workflow. She is driven to ensure our onsite teams feel supported and she always manages to stay cool and stable under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Jess regularly looks for ways to improve the Laramar digital presence, both on the corporate and the property side, and has been the driving force behind the Local by Laramar website development as well as a new corporate website that will be launching very soon.

Kayla Salyer has been promoted to Marketing & Branding Specialist! Kayla came to the marketing team as an internal promotion in September 2019 and brought a Local perspective to our team. She has blossomed as a vital member of our digital marketing team and filled so many gaps we didn’t even know we had! She is savvy at using digital and marketing tactics and has been instrumental in creating both corporate and property level social strategies that layer in solid branding. She has a grasp of our unique brands and has shown passion, and a true affinity for branding. She has also driven our marketing training courses to new levels by creating user guides and hosting monthly courses to share knowledge with our site teams.