GREENBELT, Md., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bozzuto Group, a Greenbelt, MD–based real estate services company, today named Shashi Bellamkonda vice president of digital marketing.
In his new position, Bellamkonda will be responsible for creating innovative and highly effective digital marketing strategies for the six divisions with The Bozzuto Group and its clients. He will also serve as the company's in-house expert and lead educator on new interactive developments, and will oversee all of the company and community websites.
Prior to joining The Bozzuto Group, Bellamkonda spent more than five years as senior director of marketing for Web.com/Network Solutions, where he focused on enhancing the organization's profile, image, and brand across various social media channels through the creation and implementation of a comprehensive social media strategy. He also served as senior product manager and program manager at the company.
Bellamkonda has been featured and/or published in more than 15 books on social media, and is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies. He is also an experienced speaker, serving as keynote at national and regional small business, communications and marketing conferences. In addition, he has received several awards and honors for his social media prowess, including being named one of Washingtonian's Top 100 Tech Titans from 2009 through 2011, and being included as one of the 100 Small Business Influencer Champions in 2011 and 2012, by Small Business Trends.
"As we celebrate Bozzuto's 25th anniversary, we reflect on how Bozzuto has grown as a company over the last quarter century, and what we need to do to continue that growth," said Jamie Gorski, senior vice president of corporate marketing, The Bozzuto Group. "Social media plays such an enormous part in our marketing efforts, and we are thrilled that Shashi will be bringing his extensive experience and knowledge to our team."
Bellamkonda holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Public Administration, Sociology and Economics from Osmania University (India); a Diploma in Business Management from Indira Gandhi Open University (India); a degree in Hotel Management from the Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (India); and has completed the Essentials of Marketing at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.
He is also a marketing advisory board member for SCORE, a non-profit dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed, as well as Capitol Communicator, an online media magazine for communications professionals. Bellamkonda also contributes to publications including TechCocktail.com and the Washington Business Journal, among others.
Bellamkonda can be contacted at 301-623-3667 or by email at email@example.com.
About The Bozzuto Group
Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, The Bozzuto Group is a diversified residential real estate company consisting of six integrated companies – Acquisitions, Construction, Development, Homebuilding, Land Development and Property Management – that together provide a broad range of real estate services throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. The company is committed to providing quality housing for individuals of all income levels, producing everything from luxury homes and apartments to affordable housing solutions.
Throughout The Bozzuto Group's 25-year history, the company has developed acquired and built more than 35,000 homes and apartments and currently manages approximately 34,000 apartment units spread along the Atlantic Coast between northern Virginia and Boston. The firm and its principals have been honored with numerous industry awards and accolades, including having been recognized by the NAHB as the nation's premier apartment development company, and twice as management company of the year. For more information, please visit www.bozzuto.com.
SOURCE The Bozzuto Group