LUBBOCK, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quext, a Texas-based technology company that provides cutting-edge technology for the multifamily industry, recently named Melissa Giacalone and Ravi Kandala as new members of its sales leadership team. Giacalone now serves as Quext’s vice president of national and institutional sales, and Kandala is the company’s executive vice president of sales.
Giacalone and Kandala will focus on nationwide implementation of the company’s convenience-based product offerings, specifically Quext Connect, a property-wide managed broadband Wi-Fi solution for multi-family homes, and Quext IoT, a patented smart apartment management platform that reduces initial investment costs. and increases the value of the property. Their leadership will play a pivotal role in demonstrating the value of telecommunications and smart apartment solutions to Quext’s growing customer base.
“With over 35 years of combined expertise, Melissa and Ravi offer a wealth of industry-leading knowledge that will enable us to serve more multi-family communities,” said Dave Gilles, CEO of Quext. “While Melissa and Ravi are known as highly valued professionals in this particular space, we recognize that they are invaluable assets to our team and stand ready to help increase brand visibility and overall awareness of our intuitive and powerful technologies.”
Giacalone comes to Quext with over 15 years of experience in the multi-family space and expertise in national account sales. Prior to joining Quext, Giacalone played a critical role in generating brand recognition and building partnerships for Rent Dynamics. Not only has Giacalone worked for companies like The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Valet Living, but his extensive sales knowledge and experience in improving retention with existing customers will help maximize Quext’s revenue growth.
Kandala joins the Quext team with two decades of experience in the multifamily and real estate industry. He began his career as a commercial broker and asset manager before moving to Chicago in 2004, where Kandala spent four years working for Jupiter Communities as director of real estate. Kandala’s extensive experience spans from contract negotiations to operations and asset management and has held other leadership roles at Valet Living, SightPlan and, most recently, Rent Dynamics. With Quext’s variety of apartment technologies, Kandala will help showcase its capabilities to key customers in current and new markets.
The Quext team has officially welcomed Giacalone and Kandala, and the two will continue to grow the sales team throughout this year and beyond.
Quext is a game-changing technology and software company that brilliantly simplifies the smartest decisions. Created by industry experts, Quext has reinvented apartment technology with products that work together seamlessly, delivering the easiest to learn, most intuitive, and cloud-based apartment community hub. the most intuitive ever offered. Key platform innovations include Internet of Things, property management, digital human customer support, high-speed internet, and real estate websites. Quext is a people-centric company backed by Madera Residential, an industry leader in multifamily housing investment and property management. Based in Lubbock, TX, the company has been recognized as the winner of the 2020 Fierce Wireless IoT Challenge. To learn more, visit https://onequext.com/ or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com /onequixt.