Furnished Quarters: New General Manager for White Plains, NJ, and CT
Jul 25, 2013 10:30 AM
The Furnished Quarters’ team has a new General Manager for the White Plains, New Jersey, and Connecticut markets. Melanie Klaschka will have oversight of all markets in these three regions, including Hoboken, Jersey City, Stamford, Norwalk, and White Plains.
Klaschka is a recognized sales leader in the corporate housing community. She has extensive global experience with temporary furnished apartments, as well as specific expertise with New York corporate apartments and other Manhattan short-term rentals.
The depth of her experience is notable. Klaschka’s background includes building strategic and loyal partnerships, targeting global accounts, growing revenue, and maintaining and managing client expectations. After launching her career in the housing industry as a field service inspector, Klaschka later worked in customer service, accounting, and revenue management. She has also negotiated multiple Fortune 100 contracts in London, Paris, Singapore, and other emerging markets
Most recently, she served as Director of Global Accounts and Entertainment for a global serviced apartment provider. While in this role, she helped spearhead the launch of the company’s New York office in the aftermath of 9/11. Under Klaschka’s watch, the New York market experienced exponential growth and quickly became the company’s top-grossing office. She was subsequently recognized as a sales leader and top producer.
With a degree international business and theatre arts, Klaschka is known throughout the global entertainment industry as a trusted source for production housing and travel. This is in part because she founded her own production company that aims to create film and television projects that cross cultural and race boundaries.
Furnished Quarters is pleased to welcome Klaschka to her new position, where she will play a key strategic role for our customers in White Plains, New Jersey, and Connecticut—some of our most important markets.