RISMEDIA, Sept. 17, 2008-On the heels of accelerated growth of one of its anchor brands, Network Communications Inc. (NCI) announced the promotion of Marcia Bollinger to the new position of president of Apartment Finder, a leading source of critical information for apartment seekers in the multi-family industry. Bollinger has served as Apartment Finder’s senior vice president since 2003, when she joined the company.
A world-class leader in the industry, Bollinger is admired by coworkers and customers alike. Indeed, Bollinger has been the driving force bringing in a top-notch management team and sales force, as well as propelling Apartment Finder from a publication primarily focused in the southeast and secondary U.S. markets to a key national player serving 114 markets. She’s been instrumental in expanding the brand into a fully integrated media business, which now encompasses ApartmentFinder.com, transforming Apartment Finder into the fastest-growing media platform in the apartment industry.
“Marcia’s talent, dedication and energy are commendable, and, because of her leadership, Apartment Finder has been experiencing explosive growth. Marcia has proven she is the right person and possesses the vision to lead the charge to continue driving the brand forward,” said Dan McCarthy, chairman and CEO of NCI. “Marcia’s constant positive, productive leadership and ideas for Apartment Finder, along with the strong team that she’s assembled, will help build on its success. I look forward to working with her to continue to build our business, customer by customer, market by market, through a constant process of innovation and delivering exceptional value.”
In the past five years, Apartment Finder has expanded its presence in print and online. It is the preferred choice for consumers, as well as a key resource that thousands of advertisers rely on for the most qualified leads in the industry. In addition to Apartment Finder, Apartment Magazine and Apartment Blue Book publications, NCI operates ApartmentFinder.com, the #1 consumer-preferred website with state-of-the-art searching and mapping features for apartment renters. It is this type of expansion that continues to make Apartment Finder the anchor of the multi-family division of NCI, the nation’s largest publisher of local real estate magazines and website.
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