Milpitas, Calif. - Shapell
announces the promotion of John Luedemann
to the position of Assistant Vice President/General Sales Manager.An 18-year Shapell employee, Luedemann's new responsibilities will include handling disclosures pertaining to Shapell's communities; managing all phases of DRE processing, phasing, and plotting; reviewing advertising schedules; managing a staff of eighteen sales professionals plus assistants; facilitating sales and customer related issues; overseeing all loan and escrow functions; and planning and implementing Shapell's new homes sales program as well as sales training.His
, is a former Shapell associate and an experienced, respected member of the northern California building community.He started his Shapell career in 1986 as a host for one of Shapell's new home communities where he quickly acquired his real estate license and joined the sales staff. In the late 1990s, Luedemann was project sales manager for Shapell's master-planned golf course community, The Bridges at Gale Ranch.
In this capacity he
oversaw the 4,000 square foot sales pavilion consisting of six sales professional and two assistants.For the past two years, Luedeman has held the title of assistant sales manager."John was the perfect candidate to fill this position as he's well-versed in our business and the direction we are heading," said Chris Truebridge, Shapell's division manager.
..."As a key go-to person, John has already demonstrated his ability to be results-oriented and an effective manager.He's
a valuable team member."A licensed real estate broker since 1991, Luedemann is a member of the Home Builders Association, the Sales and Marketing Council, and will earn his IRM (Institute of Residential Marketing) certificate in new home management the end of 2004.He
also volunteers his
time as division director of Canyon Creek Little League
in San Ramon, where he
lives with his
wife and two sons.