John LisCarrollton, Texas — RealPage has brought in John Lis to head up Velocity, the company's utility management system for the rental housing industry. As president of Velocity, Lis will lead strategic direction, overall management and profit and loss functions.
Since 2011, Lis had been chief executive officer of ista, a utility billing company based in Alpharetta, Ga., where he managed regional operations and sales efforts.
Prior to that role, he has served as a senior vice president at American Utility Management, as well as vice president of energy management at Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIMCO).
"John is a great addition to the Velocity leadership team, and we look forward to capitalizing on his proven track record and unique ability to work directly with clients, providers and other industry leaders to develop utility, energy and cost recovery solutions that improve our client's bottom line," said William Chaney, executive vice president of RealPage."