Longevity and Strong Sense of Company Culture Key to Success

Published Thursday, June 28, 2018 8:00 am by Barney Lehnherr

Transitions Group (TG) recently announced changes to its ExecuStay | Oakwood Midwest leadership and management teams. Beginning July 1, Gabriel Wacker will assume responsibilities as Vice President of Sales for Transitions Group.  Brad Burleson and Amy Schroeder will begin new roles as Regional Operations Managers for ExecuStay |Oakwood Midwest. With a combined experience of 39 years, the three will be responsible for continued success of the corporate housing business and optimizing sales for new growth.

“We’re excited about promoting Gabriel to Vice President of Sales,” said Barney Lehnherr, President. “Having been with us for 20 years, he understands the culture of the company and knows the industry, which means the learning curve will be greatly reduced.”

Wacker has served in various capacities during his tenure, most recently as North Region Operations Manager. As vice president, he will manage sales for ExecuStay | Oakwood Midwest and Furniture Options.

“Known as a person of integrity, Gabriel is highly motivated and is an effective leader,” continued Lehnherr. “We look forward to his strategizing and optimizing programs and leading a strong sales team to the successful attainment of increased revenue and long-term goals.”

Brad Burleson has been with TG for 11 years, managing Arkansas and Oklahoma markets. As Central Region Operations Manager, he will have additional responsibility for the St. Louis Market. “We have a great team in place in St. Louis. I’m proud of their hard work in successfully expanding our footprint in the metro area,” said Burleson. “I’m most excited to branch out to another city. I’ve long been a fan of St. Louis.”

Amy Schroeder has been a TG team member for eight years, most recently Assistant Operations Manager for the North Region. She is now the North Region Operations Manager. “I’m excited for this opportunity to lead an outstanding team. Every single day I see the core values of our company being put into practice,” said Schroeder. “I look forward to continuing the success Gabriel has created for the north region, and finding new and creative ways to grow our markets.”

Lehnherr is proud of the fact the company has such a strong pool of talent to promote from within, “With their experience, they’ll be able to hit the ground running, while bringing fresh ideas and new approaches to their positions.” 

Wacker already has some innovative ideas to help increase sales and will be traveling to all 10 markets, “I’m honored to work for this employee owned company and look forward to demonstrating how Transitions Group will continue to exceed our customer’s expectations.”

About Transitions Group: Transitions Group is an employee owned, industry leader managing several separate companies, including: Furniture Options, ExecuStay and Oakwood Midwest, and Abode Venue. Transitions Group upholds an exceptional level of commitment and service to customers, employee owners, business partners and community. For more information, visit: www.transitionsgroup.net