Account Executives join Portland and San Francisco teams
Seattle, WA – September 27, 2016 – Since announcing the opening of its two new domestic markets earlier this year, ABODA Global Housing Management has been executing against an aggressive strategic plan to extend innovative housing solutions to clients and guests in Portland, OR and San Francisco, CA.
As part of this strategic plan, ABODA recently announced the addition of two new sales executives. Karen Ehn has joined ABODA Global Housing Management as Account Executive in Portland and William Matthews has joined as Account Executive in San Francisco.
Ehn and Matthews are responsible for identifying prospective clients and business opportunities in their markets while maintaining current client relations. “With Karen and William on the team, ABODA now has the opportunity to continue on our market growth trajectory,” says Lee Curtis, CCHP, President of ABODA Global Housing Management. “Their local efforts to secure a larger share of the corporate housing industry for ABODA allow us to deliver our award-winning customer service and innovative housing solutions to a larger client base.”
Karen Ehn is an Oregonian with over 15 years of sales, marketing and human resources experience. Previously, Ehn worked for VTM Group as an Account Executive and as a Human Resources Analyst/Outreach Coordinator for Multnomah County. She brings market development experience, a strong local network in the Greater Portland Area and a belief that it takes integrity and honesty to build long-term relationships. Ehn is a graduate of the University of Oregon, and earned a B.S. in Business Administration. Ehn is a past board member of the Native American Youth and Family Association (NAYA) and a founding member of UpLife and the Sunnyside Swap Shop and Co-Op.
William Matthews moved to San Francisco in 2013 by way of Virginia, Italy and San Diego. Matthews has over 8 years of sales and hospitality experience which he acquired by working for big names such as Hilton hotels and JDV hotels. He brings a love for building business and revenue from the ground up and a desire to make service a priority for all of his clients. Matthews is a graduate of the American University of Rome in Italy where he received a B.A. in International Relations. Matthews is passionate about carpentry, sustainability in architecture, engineering and transportation, and cooking and eating Italian food.
ABODA is an innovative leader in global housing management services, providing end-to-end solutions to some of the biggest brands in the world, many headquartered in the Seattle area where the firm is based. ABODA Global Housing Management uses a logistics-focused approach, combining the best of program planning and administration, inventory management, execution, service delivery and technology to help corporate clients operate more efficiently and enhance customer experiences. ABODA also offers furnishings, property management, and cleaning services in the Greater Seattle Area. Employee-owned ABODA is flexible enough to meet clients’ ever-changing business needs through its award-winning customer service. Learn more about ABODA at www.aboda.com or call 1-888-389-0500.