- Brad Long, President
- Heidi Williams, Vice President of Product
- Tim Clutter, Chief Financial Officer
- Ben Roewe, Director of Operations
Brad Long – President
As President of Apartments.com, Brad Long oversees and manages all sales and marketing operations of the business with a strong focus on enhancing the user experience and elevating brand awareness to deliver more qualified leads to advertisers. With nearly 20 years of advertising experience and eight years in the multifamily housing industry, Brad is driving the growth of Apartments.com while strengthening the company’s position as a leader in the multifamily housing internet listing space.
Preceding his position as President of Apartments.com, Brad served as Vice President of Sales with the company. In this position, Brad cultivated and managed relationships with national property-management companies, trained and directed the Apartments.com internal sales force, and led the development of strategic partnerships with organizations and associations that benefitted the multifamily industry, property managers and visitors to Apartments.com.
Prior to Apartments.com, Brad worked for 19 years within the newspaper industry, most recently as the Vice President/Director of Advertising at the Tribune in San Luis Obispo, California.
A Chicago-area native, Brad earned a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and currently resides in Lake Zurich with his wife and two children.
Heidi Williams – Vice President of Product
As Vice President of Product, Heidi Williams is responsible for managing the strategic direction and execution of product development at Apartments.com. Under Heidi’s leadership, the product team’s focus is to capitalize on ever-evolving trends in the web and mobile space as well as keep a pulse on emerging technologies and product innovation to offer renters an excellent digital experience and drive qualified traffic to advertisers. Heidi and her team manage the consumer websites and mobile applications for Apartments.com and related properties in addition to building innovative solutions to support large apartment properties and management companies.
Previously, Heidi served in a variety of leadership roles in product, technology and account management. She specializes in building innovative solutions for new businesses and strategic initiatives. Key projects include B2B and B2C applications and services for companies like Redbox, McDonalds, General Motors and the Chicago Field Museum.
Heidi received her undergraduate and master’s degrees in management information systems at Northern Illinois, graduating magna cum laude both times. She currently resides in the southwest suburbs of Chicago with her husband and three children.
Tim Clutter – Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer at Apartments.com, Tim oversees all accounting and financial operations, including fiscal reporting, budgeting, forecasting and strategic initiatives.
Tim’s commitment to Apartments.com and drive to succeed are evidenced by his strong work ethic and impressive background. Previously, Tim served as the Finance Manager at HomeGain.com where he was solely responsible for the financial and accounting functions of the business.
Joining Classified Ventures in 2007, Tim has also held a variety of positions in the corporate finance group. Prior to working for Classified Ventures, Tim was the Contract Administrator at a leading construction company in Antioch, IL, Thelen Sand & Gravel. There he managed both accounts receivable and project accounting for the Excavation division.
Currently, Tim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Political Science and Public Administration from Augustana College and resides in Chicago, IL.
Ben Roewe – Director of Operations
As Director of Operations, Ben Roewe leads fulfillment, customer service, and media production operations for Apartments.com.
Previously, Ben managed the sales operations and account management teams where he supported the renewal planning process, delivered Salesforce.com enhancements for contracts and developed reporting solutions. Prior to that, Ben served as finance manager during which time he developed the annual financial budget and built the annual sales commission plans. He is also a Certified Salesforce.com Administrator.
Prior to Apartments.com, Ben worked for Cardinal Health’s medical products segment where he completed the Financial Development Program. In more than six years of service, he held financial and accounting assignments in the surgical instrument sourcing business, mergers and acquisitions, international manufacturing in Malaysia and Thailand and corporate reporting. He received a Chairman’s Award in 2004 and a Financial Leadership Award in 2001.
Ben attended the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa where he completed dual degrees, a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies and Film Production.