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Modern Message Adds Regional Sales Manager to support partnership growth demands

Rick DeNenno Will Take on new role in charge of expanding partnerships throughout the entire eastern United States.

Modern Message, #1153 on Inc. 5000's fastest growing companies list and the creator of Community Rewards - a digital resident loyalty rewards platform for apartment communities, announced today the organization has appointed Rick DeNenno as the new East Coast Sales Manager. 

The company continues to expand rapidly, yielding an average annual growth rate of 70% over the previous four years. Community Rewards thriving adoption rate from the Multi-Family and Student Housing sectors due to its unique ability to drive increased resident engagement and retention.

Rick has a proven record of sales development. Previously, he earned the "Award of Excellence" from his time at Infiniti. In his most recent role, Rick was a top performer on the sales team of RentPath, where he was selected as a 2018 "President's Club" nominee.

Rick-DeNenno-Professional-Headshot“I am thrilled to join a team that is truly committed to growing their brand using a new and unique concept as the vehicle to drive resident engagement. Creativity and originality have been at the forefront of the focus which drives my career,” said Rick DeNenno. “I am excited by the opportunity to bring my strengths, passions, and relationships to help this company grow and succeed in every way.” 

 

His focus with Modern Message is to grow their rapidly expanding East Coast market. He will take charge of developing new partnerships within the multifamily top 200 property management companies located in the region.

John-Hinckley-Modern-Message-CEO"Finding the right people that marry with your culture and brand is of the utmost importance. Rick comes equipped with a drive and an unwavering ambition for success.

 We are thrilled he has decided to take the next step in his career with Modern Message, further enhance our trajectory as a company, and strengthen our partnerships," said Mr. John Hinckley, CEO and Co-Founder of Modern Message.
 
 
 
Ms. Darcey Forbes, Chief Sales Officer, leads the growing sales team which includes VP of Strategic Partnerships Nikki Jorski, National Sales Coordinator Gabby Stevens, and now East Coast Sales Manager Rick DeNenno. The company's partnership portfolio comprises over 400 asset management companies and ownership groups, spanning over 3,250 apartment communities, and more than one million active residents, covering all regions of the United States. Modern Message supports both the Multi-Family and Student Housing sectors.

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