SAN DIEGO, CA March 6th, 2012 — Z57 Inc. announces Ryan Whitlock as the new CEO. Whitlock will be responsible for overseeing company-wide operations, sales, marketing and development for Z57, Inc. – a successful internet marketing company serving real estate professionals nationwide. He has been with Z57 Inc. since 2004 as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.
Whitlock’s background includes over 25 years of business leadership and management experience. He earned his MBA from Westminster College and has served as CEO, COO, CFO and as a Board Member to numerous early stage technology entities throughout his career. His work has been focused in the technology industry since 1993 and in real estate since 2002 – a combination of experience that makes him an ideal fit for a technology company in the real estate industry.
As COO, Whitlock managed Z57’s profitable growth and was responsible for product development, strategic planning and technology direction. Thanks to his business management expertise, Z57 has seen consistent profitable growth throughout his tenure. With Whitlock’s leadership, Z57, Inc. was recognized as one of San Diego’s fastest growing companies for five years running and was named as one of America’s Fastest Growing Companies on the Inc. 5000 list. Whitlock’s ability to generate revenue while facilitating innovative product and service development makes him an ideal fit as CEO.
Z57 welcomes the new leadership and is pleased to have Whitlock on board as CEO. Founder and former CEO, Steve Weber says, “We are very excited about Ryan’s promotion to CEO. After 8 years with Z57, he has a tremendous knowledge of the industry, as well as our clients and their needs. Ryan is a great leader and has proven his capability year after year.”
About Z57 Inc.
Founded in 1998, San Diego-based Z57, Inc. is an internet marketing company for real estate professionals. Z57 specializes in providing complete marketing solutions including optimized websites, lead capture tools and internet marketing training through Z57 Academy. Recognized as San Diego’s No. 1 Web Development and Design Company for 10 consecutive years, Z57 provides thousands of clients with proven solutions and personal service. For more information about Z57 Inc., visit www.Z57.com.