Company Contact: SureDeposit Dan Rudd Tel: 973/992-8440 firstname.lastname@example.org Media Contact: Nina Dietrich, L.L.C . Nina Dietrich Tel: 201/493-8944 email@example.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KIA HELMS NAMED SOUTHEAST REGIONAL MARKETING DIRECTOR OF SUREDEPOSIT Atlanta, GA and Livingston, New Jersey (May 9, 2006) 3 Kia Helms has been named Regional Marketing Director for SureDeposit 9s southeast region. Helms will act as the primary liaison for SureDeposit clients and lead the company 9s aggressive sales and marketing efforts in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
In addition, she will manage the implementation of SureDeposit 9s program at all participating properties, as well as oversee training and provide ongoing support to their property managers. SureDeposit is the nation 9s leading provider of security deposit alternatives for the multifamily industry. Helms, who directs the company 9s Atlanta offices, joined SureDeposit in May 2004 as a regional account manager in its southeast region.
She excelled at providing localized client services including assisting clients in establishing effective risk management rules for program implementation, training and supporting communities in the use of SureDeposit. Prior to joining SureDeposit, Helms, who has extensive property management, leasing and marketing experience, was a property manager for several upscale communities in Atlanta. She received ... more. less.
a bachelor's degree from Georgia State University and has also earned a CAM (Certified Apartment Manager) designation.<br><br> According to Stuart Litwin, SureDeposit CEO and co-founder, cKia quickly set new standards for client service as a regional account manager. She is a natural for this new responsibility as she has a very thorough understanding of our program and the dynamics of a leasing office. She advises clients on best practices and assists them in harnessing the power our program provides.<br><br> Her market knowledge allows her to tailor the launch for her clients to maximize the risk management benefits while also enhancing the competitive posture of their communities. cWith over a quarter million apartment units already under agreement in the southeast region, SureDeposit has significant market penetration with such leading companies as Northland Investment Corp., ING Clarion, Lane Management, Concord Property Management, Ltd., Flournoy Properties, Madison Apartment Group, and Lincoln Property Company among our client base there. As a result, we look forward to Kia 9s contributions toward achieving an even greater presence within the region, d Litwin added.<br><br> About SureDeposit SureDeposit 9s surety bond guarantees the protection of the property and enhances property owners 9 risk management, while dramatically lowering residents 9 move-in costs. At lease signing, the resident chooses between paying the traditional security deposit directly to the property owner or a one-time, non-refundable bond premium, which costs a fraction of the traditional security deposit, to SureDeposit. If the resident selects the SureDeposit alternative, the bond covers the lifetime of his residency.<br><br> Because the program is available nationally, residents can transfer their coverage to different communities within an owner 9s portfolio or renew their leases without incurring additional expenses. If any covered damages or lease violations occur, owners file a claim for prompt reimbursement. With more than one million units in nearly 3,300 communities under agreement, SureDeposit is the nation 9s leading provider of alternatives to traditional security deposits.<br><br> SureDeposit is headquartered in Livingston, New Jersey, and has regional offices in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Rhode Island and Texas. Visit SureDeposit online at www.suredeposit.com . ###<br><br>