The Power of Decision - Screening Multifamily Housing Residents

Technology Trends, Application Processing, Screening Reports, Best Practices

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Join property management expert Ernest F. Oriente of PowerHour® and multifamily technology innovator Kerry W. Kirby, CEO of 365 Connect and, along with special guest Bill Bower, Founder and CEO of Contemporary Information Corporation (CIC), for a FREE + PowerHour Digital Media Webcast Conference. This lively discussion is on “The Power of Decision - Screening Multifamily Housing Residents – Technology Trends, Application Processing Screening Reports, Best Practices.” This fast-paced 60-minute FREE Webcast Conference, focuses on the latest trends, technology and best practices in resident selection screening  for multifamily communities.

Conference Discussion Highlights

  1. How should professional property management leaders proceed in developing best practices for resident selection?
  1. What areas are the most important items to consider in the application process?
  1. How should screening reports be interpreted and what are the essential items to look for?
  1. What new technology trends are emerging in resident screening for the property management sector?

Special Guest

William 'Bill' Bower is the founder and CEO/CBDO of Contemporary Information Corporation (CIC) and has more than 28 years' experience in the resident screening and court record aggregation industry. He is an active member of numerous trade organizations including the National Consumer Reporting Association (NCRA) where he serves on the Board of Directors & Tenant Screening Committee, the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) as a Founding Member, Founder and first Chair of the Tenant Screening Committee, and the Accreditation Task Force, the US Association of Professional Investigators (USAPI) as a Charter Member, as well as being an active member of several apartment associations (NAA, CAA, AMA, NARPM). Bill is a licensed private investigator and has a MA from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor's degree from UCLA.  He is passionate about the multifamily housing industry and the safety and security of both assets and residents.

Conference Moderators

Kerry W. Kirby is an entrepreneur, technology innovator and the founder and CEO of New Orleans-based 365 Connect, an award-winning technology platform provider that exclusively serves the multifamily housing industry. Kerry is a renowned speaker, author and media expert on technology. He has published numerous articles, case studies and is a contributor to several nationally published books on real estate and technology. Kerry has been a guest lecturer, featured speaker and panelist at numerous universities, as well as national conferences and events. Known for his passion to foster the next generation of technology innovators, Kerry is one of the most notable supporters of technology and educational events in the New Orleans area, and has been named as one of the most influential people in technology and entrepreneurship in Louisiana. Kerry has been featured on the BBC Digital Planet program, NPR and various news and industry media outlets, and has led 365 Connect to receive an array of national and international technology awards; including the Louisiana Governor's Technology Award and multiple Multi-Housing Technology Choice Awards.

Ernest F. Oriente, a business coach since 1995 [29,160 hours], a property management industry professional since 1988-- the author of SmartMatch Alliances...the founder of PowerHour, PowerHour SEO, PowerHour Sales Academy, PowerHour Leadership Academy and Power Insurance & Risk Management has a passion for coaching his clients on executive leadership, hiring and motivating property management SuperStars, traditional and Internet SEO/SEM marketing, competitive sales strategies, and high leverage alliances for property management teams and their leaders. He and his PowerHour team provide private and group coaching for property management companies and industry sales vendors/suppliers around North America, executive recruiting, investment banking, national real estate and apartment building insurance, SEO/SEM web strategies, national WiFi solutions, employee policy manuals, social media leadership and powerful tools for hiring property management SuperStars and building dynamic teams.

Ernest worked for Motorola, Primedia and is certified in the Xerox sales methodologies. Recent interviews and articles have appeared more than 7000 times in business and trade publications and in a wide variety of leading magazines and newspapers, including Smart Money, Inc., Business 2.0, The New York Times, Fast Company, The LA Times, Fortune, Business Week, Self Employed America and The Financial Times. Since 1995, Ernest has written over 200 articles for the property management industry and created 350+ property management forms, business and marketing checklists, sales letters and presentation tools. To subscribe to his free property management newsletter go to: PowerHour® is based in Olympic-town…Park City, Utah, at 435.615.8486, by E-mail or visit their website:

Ernest also runs the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management vendor/supplier sales success, and the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management success.

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