Welcome to RentPath, a leading digital marketing solutions company, that empowers millions nationwide to find apartments and houses for rent. Through its brands, RentPath continues to simplify the apartment search experience while driving quality advertiser leads that result in occupancies and a high return on investment. With powerful online and mobile solutions that provide prospective renters with the information and tools they need, RentPath connects consumers with a home that reflects their personal lifestyles.

RentPath helps people navigate the rental journey by providing a delightful, stress-free experience so that all renters find and enjoy their ideal home.

RentPath is a Redfin Company. We’re joining forces to redefine the rental search experience. Learn more about our partnership.

About
About
The premier site for multifamily communities connecting qualified renters with their ideal apartment home… and connecting our clients with results far beyond the lead.
Rent.com
Rent.com targets first-time renters, especially millennials, connecting them to all different types of rental properties.
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Rentals.com
Rentals.com is the largest site focused on single family rentals, including single family homes, condominiums, townhomes and rent-to-own properties.

Leadership Team

Jon Ziglar

Jon Ziglar

Chief Executive Officer

Jon Ziglar

Jon Ziglar

Chief Executive Officer

Jon serves as CEO of RentPath. Prior to RentPath, he was CEO and a board director of ParkMobile, the leading parking and mobility technology company in North America. Ziglar brings significant experience driving corporate strategy, sales and technology innovation to deliver growth in rapidly evolving industries.

During his tenure at ParkMobile, the business grew its customer base over 800% while expanding its products beyond on-street parking to include event and airport reservations, electric vehicle charging and toll payments. Ziglar's experience running a platform that connects millions of consumers with enterprise customers is particularly relevant to RentPath, whose core business is connecting people looking for long-term home rentals with property owners and managers looking to attract and manage tenants more efficiently.

Ziglar has held executive roles at Ceridian, Elavon, and Raymond James, among other companies. He previously served as a director and advisor to the boards of Roadie (acquired by UPS), Payscape (acquired by PayRoc), Dayforce (acquired by Ceridian) and Twitpay. Ziglar was named one of the Most Admired CEOs of 2021 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and was named a 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year. Ziglar holds a law degree from Emory University and received his bachelor's degree in politics and economics from Princeton University.

Sean Barry

Sean Barry

Chief Operating Officer

Sean Barry

Sean Barry

Chief Operating Officer

As COO of RentPath, Barry leads the charge in scaling service offerings efficiently. As part of the executive team, Barry is focused on optimizing the organization to address current and emerging customer needs, as well as delivering a technology platform for the future of the multifamily industry. He oversees RentPath’s sales, operations and product development teams.

Before joining RentPath, Barry served as President of Updater and CEO of Bridgevine. He brings more than eighteen years of experience supporting the moving element of the renter and homeowner journey. Barry’s in-depth experience managing all aspects of customer acquisition includes media buying, technology, call center optimization as well as data & analytics. During his six years at Bridgevine, the leading platform for selling essential home services, Barry led an astonishing turnaround with 4X growth. The organization transformed into a high-performing culture that was recognized as a “Best Place to Work” in Georgia. This strong performance ultimately led to a successful sale to Updater Inc. where he went on to become president. In his time at Updater, the firm generated more than thirty million customers.

Prior to Updater and Bridgevine, Barry held various executive roles at AllConnect, including President of their Utilities business and EVP of Sales and Operations. He started his career in California’s tech industry at MCI, where he supported the firm in becoming an industry leader through innovation, improved efficiency, and a client-centric approach. Barry holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Arizona State University. He currently serves as State Chapter Chair for YPO to support awareness and education to Georgia-based leaders so they can make a positive impact in the local community.

Kathy Neumann, RentPath CMO

Kathy Neumann

Chief Marketing Officer

Kathy Neumann, RentPath CMO

Kathy Neumann

Chief Marketing Officer

Kathy joined RentPath as CMO in February 2022 and brings with her a wealth of experience in brand and consumer marketing. Most recently, Kathy oversaw integrated marketing at chewy.com, the beloved direct to consumer pet food and pet care brand, awarded one of “America’s 20 Hottest Brands 2020” by Ad Age. Prior to Chewy, Kathy worked building brands including Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, Lands’ End, Pink and Victoria’s Secret. Kathy brings a mix of strong brand experience mixed with a deep data-driven marketing approach to fuel growth.

Nishant Phadnis

Nishant Phadnis

Chief Product Officer

Nishant Phadnis

Nishant Phadnis

Chief Product Officer

Nishant joined the company in 2012. Prior roles at RentPath include Rentals.com General Manager, Chief of Staff to the CEO, Director of Strategy and Corporate Development and Finance Manager.

Prior to RentPath, Nishant spent more than five years at General Electric Company, where he held management positions within Business Development (M&A) and GE Energy Services. Nishant is a graduate of GE’s Financial Management Leadership Program, a two-year rotational program where he gained experience in global sourcing, commercial finance, financial planning and analysis (FP&A) and manufacturing finance.

David Sommers

David Sommers

Chief Technology Officer

David Sommers

David Sommers

Chief Technology Officer

As CTO of RentPath, David is focused on building extensible platforms that connect products, data and services to create unique renter and client experiences. He believes the key to helping people make decisions is to surface relevant insights through curated experiences that are powered by real-time data, flawlessly built applications and scalable architecture. Experience has taught him that technology doesn’t solve problems, people do, and they do it with a mixture of technology, empathy and innovation.

Prior to joining RentPath, David served as the founding CTO/COO at Clockwise.MD. David expanded product and engineering to move from startup mode to scaling for the enterprise including creating new product offerings, building a highly reliable platform, scaling operations from hundreds of customers to thousands and collaborating closely with sales and marketing ensuring product market fit, developing marketing strategies and optimizing the post-sale experience. Within 2 years, Clockwise.MD established itself as a leader in patient engagement software and was acquired by DocuTAP, a leading practice management and electronic medical record software company for urgent care providers. As the CTO at DocuTAP, David led several initiatives to modernize the platform with a focus on scalability and increased profit margins. Additionally, David guided the technology selection process and merger of DocuTAP and Practice Velocity to form Experity Health.

Prior to Clockwise.MD, David scaled the engineering team at RentPath, making this his second opportunity to work with this amazing team. He started his software career in the education and healthcare industries and has extensive experience building companies with venture capital firms, collaborating with private equity firms and participating in M&As.

Arlene Mayfield

Arlene Mayfield

SVP Sales, Customer & Industry Relations and National Accounts

Arlene Mayfield

Arlene Mayfield

SVP Sales, Customer & Industry Relations and National Accounts

As SVP Sales, Customer & Industry Relations and National Accounts, Arlene Mayfield is responsible for enhancing our relationships with key customers, representing RentPath in the industry and furthering our association relationships. Formerly SVP, Sales for RentPath, Arlene's commitment to sales excellence led the company through a number of successful acquisitions and operational changes over the last several years, improving both overall company performance and revenue.

Mayfield has a longstanding record of sales leadership and success at RentPath. She began her career here in 1993, managing the Albuquerque and Orlando markets. She was responsible for growing revenue by 250% and 150% in these markets, respectively. As a result of this success, she moved into the role of Regional Director for the Eastern Region, managing nine markets by 1999.

In September 2003, Mayfield was promoted to Vice President of the Homes Division, where she oversaw 32 publications and doubled the division's revenue.

By December 2007, Mayfield was promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales over the entire RentPath portfolio. Since her appointment to senior leadership, she has played an instrumental role in changing the entire company. She helped move the business from a print-based model to an online powerhouse and market leader. She's also helped grow the RentPath sales team to more than 400 professionals active in their communities.

Will Byrum

Will Byrum

Senior Director Corporate Development & Strategy

Will Byrum

Will Byrum

Senior Director Corporate Development & Strategy

Will Byrum is responsible for identifying, planning and executing RentPath's top strategic initiatives, both internal (e.g., annual planning) and external (e.g., M&A).

Prior to joining RentPath, Will began his career as a management consultant at Bain & Company, where he spent a decade helping clients with business transformations, growth strategy and private equity due diligence. He then spent time at The Coca-Cola Company doing strategy work for their North American business.

Will graduated summa cum laude (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and he later returned to UNC-CH to earn his MBA.

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