LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ZHOME Names Ken McGovern Director of Capital Markets
ZHOME today announced that Ken McGovern, an experienced capital markets and finance leader has been appointed Director of Capital Markets. Mr. McGovern will head ZHOME's strategic expansion efforts in the United States along with ZHOME's Analytics and Data Science Platform.
Mr. McGovern spent over a decade at Walmart in positions ranging from IT, Merchandising, and Corporate Finance. Mr. McGovern also held positions including Chief Investment Officer at Flagstone Reinsurance Holdings, and as Chief Financial Officer at a $30 Billion Hedge Fund and Asset Manager based in Dallas, Texas.
"Ken has the right combination of skill and experience to help us expand into new markets," said Kory Scheeler, CEO and founder of ZHOME. "Ken is a world-class Capital Markets executive who is tech-savvy with a customer first focus and has been successful in start-ups and in large complex organizations like Walmart. Ken will help establish that ZHOME will be the low-cost operator in this space."
Ken McGovern added, "It is an honor for me to serve in this important role. I wouldn't be here if I wasn't convinced that ZHOME could expand and compete successfully in markets throughout the United States. ZHOME is a disruptive player in the real estate space, where the customer wins by saving time and money."
Mr. McGovern has a Masters in Mathematical Finance from Columbia University, a Master of Science in Industrial Administration from Purdue University and a B.S. from the University of Maryland. He also served as an Adjunct Faculty Member of Southern Methodist University's Cox Graduate School of Business.
ZHOME's online platform provides home sellers with competitive all-cash offers within 24 hours, along with a flexible closing schedule to meet the needs of the seller. ZHOME also works with new home builders with our EZ TRADEUP Program where homeowners can trade in their existing home while purchasing a brand-new home, closing on both homes simultaneously.
ZHOME maintains an ample inventory of homes for sale and uses the latest mobile app technology to allow prospective home buyers instant access to these homes every day from 6 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., no appointment needed. Every ZHOME is clean, refreshed, move-in ready and has undergone a rigorous home inspection by a state licensed home inspector. ZHOME also purchases a 2-year premium home warranty plan for the buyer from the nation's largest home warranty provider to help buyers avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs. ZHOME's principals have purchased and sold thousands of homes.
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