Bryan McLaren Named VP of Operations & Chief Sustainability Officer for Zoned
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, February 13, 2014
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Zoned Properties, Inc. (OTC: ZDPY) announced today it has hired Bryan McLaren
as Vice President of Operations and Chief Sustainability Officer. McLaren
comes to Zoned Properties with a strong professional background in the social,
economic, and environmental development of complex business organizations. For
nearly a decade he has been working across a variety of roles in the
sustainability industry. McLaren holds a Bachelors of Business Administration
(B.B.A.) with an emphasis on ethical studies from the University of San Diego,
a Masters of Sustainability (M.A.) from Northern Arizona University, and is
trained in sustainable architecture design with an accreditation as a Green
Roof Professional (G.R.P.).
In previous professional roles, McLaren has worked as a leader in the higher
education industry as the Sustainability Manager for Northern Arizona
University in Flagstaff, Arizona. In this role, he worked directly with other
leaders across the country to shape the future of sustainability in higher
education. While in Flagstaff, the Mayor and City Council appointed McLaren as
a Flagstaff Sustainability Commissioner to help guide sustainable development.
Most recently McLaren worked as a sustainability consultant for Waste
Management. As part of Waste Management's sustainability consulting
department, McLaren took on a dedicated role as sustainability consultant and
project manager for one of the company's largest clients in higher education,
Arizona State University. He led the strategic development and operational
implementation of the Zero Waste program at Arizona State University, an
institution with over 85,000 students, faculty, and staff.
As VP of Operations & Chief Sustainability Officer of Zoned Properties,
McLaren will bring his experience in organizational development and knowledge
of Corporate Social Responsibility to ensure a profitable and sustainable
future for the organization. McLaren notes, "Sustainability in organizational
development is typically categorized by the triple bottom line: the social,
economic, and environmental elements that guide a company's operations." He
continues, "A sustainable organization will maximize each of these three
elements increasing the overall value of the organization for both its
shareholders and also the wide range of organizational stakeholders essential
Zoned Properties, Inc. CEO Marc Brannigan stated: "We are thrilled to have Mr.
McLaren join the company. His expertise in sustainability will be an asset for
us as we move to acquire properties with water rights. We believe the heavy
water use by growers will be of great concern to municipalities as the
industry matures and we plan on being at the forefront in addressing that
issue by acquiring properties that don't rely on public water."
At present time Zoned Properties, Inc. remains engaged in interviewing
candidates for upper management positions with the company.
About Zoned Properties^[SM], Inc.:
Zoned Properties^[SM], Inc. (OTCPink: ZDPY) is a strategic real estate
investment firm whose primary focus is acquiring commercial properties that
face unique zoning challenges. Zoned Properties^[SM], Inc. will acquire
commercial properties zoned within a variety of usage types such as
industrial, agricultural, as well as mixed use. Zoned Properties^[SM], Inc.
also targets commercial properties that can be acquired and potentially
re-zoned for specific purposes.
For more information please visithttp://www.zonedproperties.com
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENT AND DISCLOSURE: This press release contains
forward-looking statements, including expected industry patterns and other
financial and business results that involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, levels of
activity, performance or achievements to differ materially from results
expressed or implied by this press release. Such risk factors include, among
others: the continuation of recent growth rates in the industry; the
positioning of Zoned Properties^[SM], Inc. in the market; ability to integrate
acquired properties and technology; ability to retain key employees; ability
to successfully combine product offerings and customer acceptance of combined
products; general market conditions, fluctuations in currency exchange rates,
changes to operating systems and product strategy by vendors of operating
systems; and whether Zoned Properties^[SM], Inc. can successfully execute
their business plan. Actual results may differ materially from those contained
in the forward-looking statements in this press release.
Investor Contact Information:
Zoned Properties^[SM], Inc.
SOURCE Zoned Properties, Inc.
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.