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Bryan McLaren Named VP of Operations & Chief Sustainability Officer for Zoned Properties, Inc.

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Zoned Properties, Inc. (OTC: ZDPY) announced today it has hired Bryan McLaren as Vice President of Operations and Chief Sustainability Officer. McLaren comes to Zoned Properties with a strong professional background in the social, economic, and environmental development of complex business organizations. For nearly a decade he has been working across a variety of roles in the sustainability industry. McLaren holds a Bachelors of Business Administration (B.B.A.) with an emphasis on ethical studies from the University of San Diego, a Masters of Sustainability (M.A.) from Northern Arizona University, and is trained in sustainable architecture design with an accreditation as a Green Roof Professional (G.R.P.).

In previous professional roles, McLaren has worked as a leader in the higher education industry as the Sustainability Manager for Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. In this role, he worked directly with other leaders across the country to shape the future of sustainability in higher education. While in Flagstaff, the Mayor and City Council appointed McLaren as a Flagstaff Sustainability Commissioner to help guide sustainable development. Most recently McLaren worked as a sustainability consultant for Waste Management. As part of Waste Management's sustainability consulting department, McLaren took on a dedicated role as sustainability consultant and project manager for one of the company's largest clients in higher education, Arizona State University. He led the strategic development and operational implementation of the Zero Waste program at Arizona State University, an institution with over 85,000 students, faculty, and staff.

As VP of Operations & Chief Sustainability Officer of Zoned Properties, McLaren will bring his experience in organizational development and knowledge of Corporate Social Responsibility to ensure a profitable and sustainable future for the organization. McLaren notes, "Sustainability in organizational development is typically categorized by the triple bottom line: the social, economic, and environmental elements that guide a company's operations." He continues, "A sustainable organization will maximize each of these three elements increasing the overall value of the organization for both its shareholders and also the wide range of organizational stakeholders essential to success."

Zoned Properties, Inc. CEO Marc Brannigan stated: "We are thrilled to have Mr. McLaren join the company. His expertise in sustainability will be an asset for us as we move to acquire properties with water rights. We believe the heavy water use by growers will be of great concern to municipalities as the industry matures and we plan on being at the forefront in addressing that issue by acquiring properties that don't rely on public water."

At present time Zoned Properties, Inc. remains engaged in interviewing candidates for upper management positions with the company.

About Zoned Properties[SM], Inc.:

Zoned Properties[SM], Inc. (OTCPink: ZDPY) is a strategic real estate investment firm whose primary focus is acquiring commercial properties that face unique zoning challenges. Zoned Properties[SM], Inc. will acquire commercial properties zoned within a variety of usage types such as industrial, agricultural, as well as mixed use. Zoned Properties[SM], Inc. also targets commercial properties that can be acquired and potentially re-zoned for specific purposes.

For more information please visit http://www.zonedproperties.com

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENT AND DISCLOSURE: This press release contains forward-looking statements, including expected industry patterns and other financial and business results that involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to differ materially from results expressed or implied by this press release. Such risk factors include, among others: the continuation of recent growth rates in the  industry; the positioning of Zoned Properties[SM], Inc. in the market; ability to integrate acquired properties and technology; ability to retain key employees; ability to successfully combine product offerings and customer acceptance of combined products; general market conditions, fluctuations in currency exchange rates, changes to operating systems and product strategy by vendors of operating systems; and whether Zoned Properties[SM], Inc. can successfully execute their business plan. Actual results may differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements in this press release.

Investor Contact Information:
Chris Carra
Zoned Properties[SM], Inc.
Investor Relations
Phone: +1-877-360-8839
Email: [email protected]

SOURCE Zoned Properties, Inc.

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