February 23, 2015 09:06 ET

VISANOW Buoyed by Growth, Expands Management Team

Kirk Schreck Named Chief Revenue Officer as Company Comes Off Year of Double-Digit Growth; Plans Four-Fold Increase in Sales Team in Coming Year

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2015) - VISANOW, a leading provider of online immigration services in the U.S., today announced that Kirk Schreck has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer. Schreck is a proven leader in sales, business development and partnerships in high growth companies, and he will have overall responsibility for driving revenue at VISANOW. He joins as VISANOW is coming off a year of double-digit revenue growth from leading clients including the Chicago Blackhawks, Weiss Rohlig, Inventiv and Savanna Energy, as well as hundreds of small and medium sized businesses.

"We have a revolutionary solution to a multi-billion dollar market, but achieving our long term goals will require a strategic, multi-channel approach," said Dick Burke, President and CEO of VISANOW. "Kirk has led every facet of sales and service, from inside sales and call center management, to field sales management, to business development and national partnerships in both small and large companies. His experience is perfect for where we are today, and where we are headed, as we plan to quadruple the size of our sales team during the next 12 months."

Prior to joining VISANOW, Schreck was Chief Operations Officer for the HomeAdvisor where he oversaw Corporate Sales and Operations representing more than 900 employees. During his tenure there, he led the growth of the sales team to more than 500 professionals, drove double-digit year over year revenue growth, and created an internal culture that led to HomeAdvisor being named by the Denver Post as one of the top large companies to work for. He has also held executive level sales positions at HealthGrades, SocialKNX, and M.P.I., as well as co-founded The Pinnacle Group, a corporate training consultancy. Kirk holds a bachelor of science from Kansas State University.

Focused on individuals and small to medium businesses (SMBs), VISANOW streamlines the tedious and confusing visa application process by automatically gathering required information, forms and documents from both the sponsor and applicant, then dynamically generating a complete, accurate and personalized application. This unique combination of automation, transparency and high customer touch offers an unparalleled user experience, helping clients save time, money and stress. Since inception, the company has processed tens of thousands of visa applications with a greater than
 95 percent approval rate.

VISANOW is a leading provider of online immigration services in the U.S. that integrates the best of both people and technology to provide cost-effective, transparent visa application services. Its patented online process guarantees fast response times, easy access to case information and comprehensive customer support. Since inception in 1998, the company has assisted tens of thousands of immigrants, business people and international travelers. More information is available at

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