Executive Vice President
John Fahmy is the Vice President for the western region. Fahmy started his career with Planned Companies as Executive Director for the New York and Connecticut regions, but due to his expertise in relationship building and retention was relocated to the Mid-Atlantic region for the potential growth opportunities for Planned Companies.
His responsibilities include hiring and training new associates, managing client and associate retention, account startups, budgets, and supervising field management. Fahmy’s high energy and business leadership skills contribute to his continued success with PLS and PSS. Previously, Fahmy gained significant skills and success within the hospitality and telecommunication industries.
He began his career while in college as a front desk agent at two of NYC’s top hotels. Later in his career, he was a regional sales manager for one of the largest AT&T resellers. Through this career opportunity, he gained many of the associate retention skills and multi-site management expertise that he has brought to Planned Companies.
Executive Director, Business Development - Northeast
Daniel (Danny) Reilly is the Executive Director for Northeast – business development; While overseeing the business development drivers from Boston to Delaware, Danny will also keep his focus on the local markets, NJ, PA and DE working closely with Marketing and the Operations teams to implement strategic branding and relationship-building opportunities. With Danny’s knowledge of the real-estate market and veteran experience with the staffing/labor world, Planned will also rely on him to pursue Major Accounts throughout the Northeast markets, and beyond.
Prior to joining the Planned team, Danny has had an impressive resume in many facets of sales. He was previously a Senior Sales manager for a fast-paced growing healthcare service provider, working with major healthcare systems across the NY Metro/PA area. Previously, his main stay was with T-Mobile USA, as Corporate Development Manager for New Jersey. There, he grew the territory year over year, bringing on new clients and developing them with an array of T-Mobile products. Danny is known to create a positive impact wherever he goes, and has a great rapport with prospective and current clients. He also has mastered developing relationships, as well as creating a strategic approach to territory management/growth.
Danny holds a Bachelor of Business in Managerial Marketing from Pace University, where he was also a starter for the school’s Division 2 football team.
Juan Jose Chaves
Vice President, Southern Region
A hospitality and property management veteran, Juan Jose Chaves joined Planned Companies in January 2012 and is responsible for sales and field operations in Atlanta, North Carolina and South Carolina. Prior to joining Planned Companies, Chaves worked in the hospitality industry with White Lodging Services for eight years and Archstone in Maryland and Virginia for more than four years. Originally from Costa Rica, Chaves brings his passion, attention to detail and ability to develop cohesive teams that perform to the high standards of our organization. He received his business degree from The Latin American University of Science and Technology and University of Notre Dame.
Director, Business Development - New York City
Diane Solari, Director of Business Development, oversees the growth of new business markets in Manhattan and Queens. A born and bred New Yorker, Diane comes to Planned Companies with a plethora of valuable skills gained from selling and leasing both residential and commercial real estate in New York City. With a keen focus on customer care, Diane has been engaged in the real estate industry for over 8 years, has achieved over $200M in transactions, and has helped clients experience their dreams by being attentive, trustworthy, and diligent.
Most recently, Diane was the Managing Director of an integrative healthcare start-up and was responsible for everything from sales and marketing to HR and accounting. As a part of the team at Planned, Diane looks forward to building a strong, loyal clientele, and propelling the business to new heights of success and growth.
A cum laude graduate from Purchase College, Diane considers herself a versatile individual who leads a life full of passion and fun through a variety of outlets including reading, traveling, and seeking adventure in the outdoors.
Director, Business Development - Mid-Atlantic Region
Shelby Butler brings a wealth of experience and dedication to her role as Director, Business Development covering the DC Metro, VA, and MD markets with Planned Companies. Prior to joining their team, Shelby was an account manager in the mitigation/restoration industry. She has also cultivated her customer service skills while working at Chick-Fil-A and Sheehy Infinity of Annapolis. Shelby takes great pride in engaging with people, attending tradeshows and events, and participating in community service opportunities. Her enthusiasm and expertise make her a valuable asset to the company, where she is committed to helping them provide superior services.