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Feb 09, 2009

Housing industry veteran Jonathan Smoke joins Hanley Wood Market Intelligence to lead product development teamMortgagePress.comHanley Wood Market Intelligence, Jonathan Smoke, Andrew Reid, market intelligence products, BlueSmoke Hanley Wood Market Intelligence has announced the addition of Jonathan Smoke as senior vice president, products and innovation. In this new role, Jonathan will manage the market intelligence products and drive the future direction of their content and technology. Jonathan has built his reputation as a housing industry expert and brings his experience in consulting, analysis, strategic planning, market research and technology to Hanley Wood Market Intelligence. "Jonathan's experience and knowledge of the homebuilding industry will propel our strategic planning and development of research solutions to the next level." said Andrew Reid, president of Hanley Wood Market Intelligence. "We continue to enhance our product offering to support the strategic needs of our clients and the industry with the most relevant research and analysis." Jonathan Smoke is a well respected industry blogger and founder of BlueSmoke, a market research and advisory firm that started and grew several industry focused web sites. His unique background has given him first-hand knowledge of all aspects of the business and how to leverage technology and intelligence to enable builders, developers and industry suppliers to make informed business decisions. Prior to starting BlueSmoke, Jonathan spent over a decade consulting or working inside national public builders as the industry grew and began leveraging technology and best practices from other industries. He was a senior executive at Beazer Homes for a number of years and held strategic positions ranging from leading Beazer's technology team and developing their award winning customer web-sites to overseeing their corporate strategy for planning, market research, and operational performance management. "I am thrilled about joining Hanley Wood at such a critical time in the industry. The company has a fantastic platform and an ambitious strategy to provide the intelligence and insight needed to navigate through difficult times, position investments for optimal future returns, and reach and convert customers cost-effectively," said Smoke. "I have tremendous respect for Hanley Wood and look forward to helping all parts of the company leverage the best intelligence we can produce for the benefit of our end clients and the industry." For more information, visit
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