KOVA Companies, a full-service, institutional-quality commercial real estate firm, has announced the hiring of three new employees due to recent growth with new clients and expansion of services. KOVA Companies’ newest team members, Briar Bonadonna, Colby Emma and Hally Kocur, bring an immense amount of talent and offer vast experience to support the rest of the KOVA team.
Bonadonna is welcomed to KOVA Companies as executive assistant. Bonadonna will assist CEO Anthony Emma Jr. as well as support all verticals of KOVA Companies including Property Management, Facilities, Insurance, Brokerage and Hospitality Management. Originally from Rochester, New York, Bonadonna received her Bachelor of Science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship with a minor in Project Management and Psychology from Clarkson University. Prior to joining KOVA Companies, Bonadonna accumulated a widespread list of business and volunteer experience. Included in her studies, Bonadonna was involved in the Global Business Program with Clarkson University, traveling to Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand to visit 10 well-recognized local companies, where she explored international business studies. Bonadonna is also the proud owner of Ambizione, LLC and creator of the PodBottle, which has been prototyped and funds have been raised to further the completion of the product. Bonadonna is excited to be a part of KOVA at this monumental time as it expands not only its team but its verticals throughout Southwest Florida.
Emma relocated from Hope, Rhode Island to Southwest Florida and brings rich experience in business development and a successful track record to KOVA Companies as their new vice president. Emma holds a Bachelor of Science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Clarkson University and has an extensive background in project management, sales management and investments. Emma gained international business experience while studying business and manufacturing abroad in Italy and Slovenia in 2014. Emma has integrated himself into all aspects of KOVA, including working hands-on with KOVA Insurance Group and KOVA Golf Management. Emma is the proud holder of both the Florida 4-40 Insurance license and the Florida Real Estate Sale Associate License and brings a multitude of assets to the KOVA team. Emma is pleased to be a part of this flourishing company and will work to assure KOVA continues to deliver the highest value for each of its clients.
Kocur is providing brand expertise to KOVA Companies as well as her marketing skills to SVN|KOVA, the commercial brokerage vertical, as their new marketing coordinator. Originally from Sarasota, Florida, Kocur began her professional career in marketing after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Florida Gulf Coast University. Prior to joining SVN|KOVA, Kocur has accumulated over five years of marketing and event planning experience. Kocur’s past positions include marketing traffic and promotions supervisor, assistant banquet manager, and digital content and social media specialist. Her expertise includes digital media advertisement, market reporting and promotional event planning. Kocur possesses a certification in Social Media from the Hootsuite Academy along with the completion of courses in social media training within Facebook Blueprint and tracking and analytical training within Google Analytics Academy. Kocur’s proficiency in a multitude of digital marketing programs will allow the organization to grow exponentially. Kocur enjoys giving back to the community and is a proud volunteer and supporter of Valerie’s House, and has donated her time and digital advertisement services to My Autism Connection. Kocur is eager to bring her knowledge and experience to her new position and is confident she will play an integral role in expanding the presence of SVN|KOVA and KOVA Companies in Southwest Florida.
About KOVA Companies
KOVA Companies is a privately owned, full-service and completely integrated commercial real estate firm engaged in management, investment, insurance, brokerage, development, financing, golf management and hospitality. Headquartered in Naples, Florida, KOVA’s family of companies include KOVA Partners, KOVA Property Management, KOVA Insurance Group, KOVA Golf Management, SVN®|KOVA and KOVA Facilities. Over its 25+ year evolution, KOVA Companies has developed a strong foundation and a synergetic operating environment. A multi-disciplined expertise developed over numerous economic cycles has provided KOVA Companies with the ability to enhance profitability for its clients through strategic partnerships and effective solutions. For additional information, please visit www.KOVAPartners.com or call 239-261-2627.