At the core of Modern Message, we strive to deliver rewarding experiences to our employees, customers, users, and partners.
"Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome." - Arthur Ashe
John Hinckley and Mike Ivey team up to bring a rewards program to student housing.
Modern Message launches first version of its flagship program "Community Rewards" for student housing.
Modern Message lands seed round funding based on early program success.
Community Rewards gains rapid adoption in Student Housing as a pioneer in resident engagement.
Modern Message expands into multifamily with rapid adoption reaching 2,000 communities in the U.S.
Modern Message wins award for Best Marketing Program by Multi-Housing News!
Modern Message wins award for Best Workplaces in the United States by Inc.
Everything about Modern Message starts with our Core Values. This is our foundation and our identity as a company. We attribute the success of Modern Message and our culture to the following five pillars:
We Believe that as a company we can succeed in our mission. We believe our purpose is greater than ourselves. We are committed. We believe in our leadership and know we can succeed together.
Employees. Customers. Community. We each have our own responsibilities that contribute to the greater success. We help each other along the way and are unified in our mission as a team, not individuals.
We are open and transparent at this company, while always being truthful to yourself and to others. We listen and communicate with pure and right intentions every day.
We are not afraid to fail. We are always improving ourselves. Pursuing excellence both individually and professionally.
Be yourself. Enjoy the ride. We are committed to celebrating wins and accomplishments along the way. Have fun and be joyful every day because it is contagious.
Our leadership team is comprised of Multifamily, Student Housing, and Technology visionaries and industry thought leaders.
Mr. Hinckley co-founded Modern Message in 2012 and serves as the CEO. He is an accomplished entrepreneur who possesses the ability to devise and execute innovative marketing and technological concepts that drive bottom-line revenue and profit growth for his company, investors, partners, and clients. John is a dynamic leader who inspires his teams and clients through precedent and unwavering integrity.
Mr. Ivey co-founded Modern Message in 2012 and serves as the COO and Head of Product. He is a visionary in the Multifamily and Student Housing industries. Mike is passionate about delivering best in class solutions due to his ability to anticipate the needs of property management executives and staff, then design products and features to solve them.
Mrs. Springer joined Modern Message in 2013 and serves as the Chief Client Officer. She leads the Client Service team, ensuring all clients fully understand the value of our products and services. Audrey also acts as the client advocate to our company as we continue to grow and develop new features and enhancements for all users.
Mr. Miller joined Modern Message in 2013 and serves as the Chief Technology Officer. He is a product-focused technology leader with 20 years of experience in software and entrepreneurship, in organizations ranging from small nonprofits to large multinational corporations. His mission is to develop software that delivers real value to customers, with a focus on craftsmanship and lean methodologies.
Ms. Forbes joined Modern Message in 2018 and serves as the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. She is a highly accomplished Multifamily industry thought leader as well as a dynamic Sales and Marketing Executive. Darcey is passionate about forming enduring strategic client partnerships and delivering exceptional solutions and services.
Modern Message was founded in 2012 by two individuals with an idea. Their vision was how they could help apartment communities nationwide become more connected with their residents through an app called Community Rewards.
Since then, Modern Message has grown to employ over 55 employees in 11 states nationwide. We hire and promote individuals within the organization based on five core values: We Believe, We Are One, We Continuously Learn, We Are Open and Honest and We Have Fun.
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