Laudan Properties® Expands it's Leadership Team


Twinsburg, OH – September 30, 2014, Laudan Properties® LLC is delighted to announce three additions to its management team.
Charles “Chaz” O’ Neill is being promoted to Manager, Client Relations. Mr. O’ Neill started his career with Laudan Properties® in the inspection division and most recently was supervising one of Laudan’s major preservation clients. In his new assignment, O’ Neill will focus his efforts on associate development, business growth and process improvement. Prior to joining Laudan®, Mr. O’ Neill was national sales manager for Qwizdom, Inc. and is a graduate of Cleveland State University.

Jane Plank joins Laudan Properties® as Manager, Contractor Relations. Ms. Plank brings Laudan over 30 years of leadership experience in human resources, public relations and commercial and residential construction. Most recently, Ms. Plank was Director and Senior HR Consultant at Echelon Consulting specializing in helping firms in talent acquisition, process re-engineering, and leadership training. Before her consulting career, Plank was the founder and treasurer of M.R. Plank Construction. Plank is a Kent State Graduate with a master’s degree in education and a bachelor’s degree in sociology.

James “Jim” Santangelo joins Laudan Properties® in the role of Manager, Field Services Operations. Mr. Santangelo will manage the day to day production of Laudan®’s expanding team of staff contractors as they continue their rapid growth in preservation, remodeling and maintenance throughout Ohio. Santangelo was most recently construction coordinator for Carrara Construction in Richfield, Ohio and before that was owner/operator of Airguard Restoration in Streetsboro, Ohio.

“Jane, Chaz and Jim, further fortify an already strong Laudan team. As we continue to expand our core business and investigate new revenue streams, having a seasoned team of leaders allows us to continue our rapid growth while we innovate” states Kevin Weidinger, President of Laudan Properties®. “Our people are Laudan’s competitive advantage.” continues Weidinger.

Headquartered in Twinsburg, Ohio – Laudan Properties® LLC is a mortgage field services enterprise that specializing in: residential inspections, property preservation, and REO services for banks, servicers, investors, property managers and government housing authorities.

Laudan Properties® is an Inc. 500 company, #1 on the Case Western Weatherhead 100 list of fastest growing companies in NE Ohio and is a four-time winner of the Cascade Capital Growth Award for revenue growth and job creation.


For more information on this topic, or to schedule an interview with Kevin Weidinger, please call Laudan Properties® LLC., 1-866-512-6984 or email

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