The Power of Decision - Screening Multifamily Housing Residents


Join property management expert Ernest F. Oriente of PowerHour® and multifamily technology innovator Kerry W. Kirby, CEO of 365 Connect, 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 a renowned entrepreneur, speaker, and technology innovator. He is the founder and CEO of 365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning marketing, leasing, and resident technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry. Kerry has propelled 365 Connect from a scrappy bootstrapped startup to an internationally recognized company, which has won an array of highly acclaimed international, national, and regional awards, including the Louisiana Governor's Technology Award.

Kerry has been a guest lecturer, featured speaker, and panelist at numerous universities, national conferences, and events. He has also been featured on the BBC Digital Planet program, NPR News, and various media outlets. Kerry has written the forward to a nationally published book on real estate and technology, presented in over 100 industry webcast reaching over 1-million listeners, and is often quoted as an expert in technology. He has been named to the Silicon Bayou 100 List of most influential entrepreneurs for eight consecutive years.

Ernest F. Oriente is a business coach since 1995 [41,000+ hours], a property management industry professional since 1988 - the author of SmartMatch Alliances, founder of PowerHour, PowerHour Sales Academy, and PowerHour Leadership Academy 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 smart/strategic 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 and the world, executive recruiting, investment banking, SEO/SEM web strategies, national Wi-Fi 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 9000+ 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 250+ articles for the property management industry and created 400+ property management forms, business and marketing checklists, sales letters and presentation tools. PowerHour® is based in Olympic-town…Park City, Utah.

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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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