Leadership Team

Meet the leaders behind A2Z Field Services.
We are a team of seasoned industry professionals committed to providing a high-quality customer experience. With a focus on process improvement and technology, we work together to provide our clients with creative, flexible, and relevant solutions to their property management needs. Our team is equally committed to our employees, and together, we strive to promote a work environment that promotes community, family, and balance while ensuring that our mission is successful.

Amie Sparks
CEO & President

As the managing partner and CEO, Amie is responsible for A2Z’s growth strategies & initiatives and financial planning. In addition, Amie oversees core business operations which include resource & organizational planning, process improvement, sales & service development, and technology integration. Since joining A2Z in 2004, Amie’s leadership and pioneering initiatives have been an integral part of A2Z’s growth. Amie received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.

Todd Arena
Director of Operations

Todd has been with A2Z since 2010 and has 9 years of prior industry experience as an Operations Manager focusing on evictions, REO preservation, and asset management. In his current role, Todd oversees A2Z’s daily operations which include: maintaining current industry standards, vendor network oversight, internal/external quality control, and managing key performance metrics. Todd graduated from Cleveland State University James A. Nance College of Business with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration.

Tony D'Aurelio
Director of Sales

Tony brings over 15 years of experience in retail banking, mortgage banking, and mortgage field services to his role as Director of Sales. Prior to joining the A2Z Management Team in 2016, Tony served as the Sales Manager for a nationwide field service company. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from The University of Phoenix and is responsible for directing the A2Z sales process, developing new business opportunities, and creating customized solutions to meet new and existing client needs.

Ed Becker
Director of Information Technology

Ed is responsible for strategic planning of business information systems and the oversight of software development, network, infrastructure, and help desk support functions. He has been with A2Z since 2013 and has an additional ten years’ experience in the information technology industry with extensive experience in the software development lifecycle and .net architecture. Ed is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and holds the following certifications: PMP, ITIL, and Six Sigma.

Allan Markarian

Allen has been with A2Z since 2011 and oversees the entire accounting operation including accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial statement preparation, budget preparation, and GAAP compliance. Allen has spent over 20 years in various accounting supervisory positions and operational management roles and has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Fresno State University.

Julie Blankenship
Director of Human Resources

Since joining the A2Z Team in 2014, Julie is responsible for providing direction for all of A2Z’s human resource initiatives, including employee relations, benefit administration, talent management and HR compliance. Julie earned her bachelor’s degree from Franklin University and continued her formal education by obtaining the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification in 2004. Julie's specialties are in the areas of employment law, employee relations, and leadership development.

Chris Slaughenhoupt
Senior Client Project Manager

Chris is responsible for the account oversight of selected A2Z clients. Chris is well-versed on all client and industry requirements, and in his current role, he oversees Client Teams responsible for account management, vendor relations, and all property-related services. Joining A2Z in 2011, Chris spent 4 years as Vendor Manager and brings a total of 17 years of field services industry experience to his role as National Project Manager.

Justin Roos
Client Project Manager

Justin has been with A2Z since 2012 and worked as both a Quality Assurance Analyst and Operations Supervisor before being promoted to his current position. As a Client Project Manager, he is responsible for establishing & maintaining customer relationships, providing high-quality deliverables, monitoring client data, and ensuring all KPIs are met for selected A2Z client accounts. Justin holds a bachelor’s degree in History from The Ohio State University.

Ryan Fischer
Vendor Compliance Manager

Ryan joined A2Z in 2015 as Vendor Compliance Manager and leads our team of Recruiting & Compliance Specialists. His responsibilities include the oversight of vendor recruiting, training, and compliance. Ryan holds a real estate license in the state of Ohio and has 10+ years of experience in business operations and management. He has graduate certification in project management from the University of Phoenix and earned his bachelor’s degree in Psychology & Organizational Behavior from the Ohio State University.