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Looking for a REALTOR® Leadership Program facilitator? Contact one of the following individuals.


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Bruce Aydt, ABR, ABRM, CRB, Green, SRS, is a REALTOR®, attorney and educator from St. Louis, Missouri. He has been involved in the management of real estate brokerages for 30 years, currently as Senior Vice-President and General Counsel of Prudential Alliance, REALTORS®. He has acted as president of, was named REALTOR® of the Year by the St Louis Association and Missouri Association of REALTORS®, and is a recipient of the NAR Distinguished Service Award (DSA).

bruce@bruceaydt.com
Ph: 636-733-5002
www.bruceaydt.com

Adorna Carroll, DSA, CRB, ABR, SRS, GRI, SRES is Broker/Owner of Realty3 of CT, President of Dynamic Directions, Inc., an international sales training consulting firm and a partner and co-author of the Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation course conferred by the SRS Council, LLP. Adorna has been training future leaders for local and state associations all over the US and Canada for over 10 years by teaching leadership training programs and facilitating strategic planning sessions.

adorna@adorna.com
Ph: 860-983-1255
www.DynamicDirections.com
 

Bruce Downs has an extensive background in the real estate industry as an agent, broker, and technology trainer. He has interacted with thousands of agents across the United States and Canada. He continues to teach agents new ways to develop and grow their businesses using the tools available in the marketplace today.

bruce@brucedowns.com
Ph: 425-766-9559

Ginger Downs, RCE, CAE, IOM, CIPS, has been the CEO of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® since October, 2005. She is responsible for leading and maintaining the Association as one of the premier local REALTOR® organizations in the country. She currently serves as the 2012 NAR Association Executives Committee Chair.

gdowns@chicagorealtor.com
Ph: 312-214-5516
www.chicagorealtor.com

Steve Francks, RCE, CAE is the CEO of the Washington Association of REALTORS®. He is an innovative leader recognized for his contributions on a regional and national level and is eager to combine resources with other associations. He acted as the 2011 NAR Association Executives Committee Chair.

Steve.francks@warealtor.org
Ph: 360-943-3100
www.warealtor.org

Bill Jones, GRI, is owner and Broker of Century 21 Accent in Temple, Texas and has 33 years of experience in real estate. He has served as the chairman of the Texas Association of REALTORS® as well as chaired several committees at the local, state and national level. He is currently serving a six year term as a commissioner at the Texas Real Estate Commission.

bill@accentres.com
Ph: 254-773-0900
www.accentres.com

Alice Martin, RCE, CAE, GRI is familiar with all aspects of the REALTOR® world, through her experience she as a REALTOR® volunteer leader and over 25 years of association employment at the local, state and national levels. At NAR, she has provided state and local REALTOR® associations with leadership training, strategic planning, plus updates on business and association issues and trends, and was instrumental in the development of the U.S. adaptation of the RLP courses. She continues to offer these services and more to local and state associations through Martin Consulting Solutions.

aliceomartin@gmail.com
Ph: 312-842-4206
www.martinconsultingsolutions.org

Don Martin, GRI is past president of both a local and state association, and has been a member of numerous REALTOR® association committees and work groups over a span of 30 years. He is a former REALTOR® of the Year at three different associations. Don is also a real estate educator and an Arizona GRI faculty member. He has been the designated broker of his own successful company and of a company of over 1,100 agents.

donmartinchicago@gmail.com
Ph: 312-286-3733
www.martinconsultingsolutions.org

Charles McMillan, GRI, CIPS, TRC was 2009 President of the National Association of REALTORS®. He is a trusted expert in leadership development, cultural diversity training, and strategic planning solutions for organizations across the globe.  Charles’s solution-oriented approach to professional development stems from his many years in association management and leadership.  His accomplishments have garnered recognition from such dignitaries as Former U.S. President George W. Bush and Texas Governor Rick Perry as well as the bodies of the Texas Legislature and the United States House of Representatives.

charlesmcmillan933@gmail.com
Ph: 682-472-3141

Diane Ruggiero, RCE, CAE has been the CEO of the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® for ten years and has spent over 30 years managing REALTOR® associations. She played a part in founding the RCE Designation and served on the original board from 1988 – 2001. Diane also served as the Chairman of the NAR Association Executives Institute in 1994 in Nashville, TN and as the Chairman of NAR’s Association Executives Committee in 2008. She loves to teach, facilitate and conduct seminars for REALTORS®, other AEs and community groups.

dianer@kcrar.com
Ph: 913-661-1600
www.kcrar.com

Melynn Sight is founder and president of nSight Marketing in Kansas City. She works with associations and their members in all aspects of communications; helping associations communicate more value to their members. Her work includes developing communications plans, branding, member research, and creating member value initiatives that unite staff to reach new levels as a team. The goal is to create more meaningful dialogue get more attention and communicate value to members. She has 25 years sales and marketing experience in the technology industry with Xerox and Sun Microsystems. She now spends full time bringing promising practices to the association industry.

Melynn@nsightmarketing.com
Ph: 913-261-9100 x101
www.nsightmarketing.com

Roger Turcotte, CBR, CDEI, DREI, GRI a presenter at AEI 2011 and AEI 2012, was a recipient of the NHAR 2010 Distinguished Service Award. Roger’s leadership experience is drawn from a variety of sources - he was the managing partner of a successful real estate company; served as president of his local board; served as chairman of NH Association of REALTORS® legal committee and served as a member of that association’s executive committee and board of directors. Additionally, he served as a commissioned officer in the NH Army National Guard for over 30 years.

roger@rogerturcotte.com
Ph: 603-746-5705
www.rogerturcotte.com

John Wallace PhD, RCE, CAE holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Leadership. He has been involved with the REALTOR® family since 1985. He served as the AE of a large local association, as well as the Washington Association of REALTORS® before moving home to North Carolina, where he was an Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behavior and Business at North Carolina Wesleyan College and Central Michigan University, and a principal in a consulting firm focused on trade and professional associations. He is currently the CEO of the Oregon Association of REALTORS®, having returned to the Northwest in 2010.

jwallace@oregonrealtors.org
Ph: 503-362-3645
www.oregonrealtors.org

Suzanne Yost has been a REALTOR® for 31 years, currently with Alain Pinel REALTORS® in Los Gatos, CA. She is a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and Santa Clara University School of Law and is licensed to practice law in California. In addition to real estate, Suzanne teaches contract and risk management courses for local associations and Graduate Realtor Institute as master faculty. She will be the 2012 President of the Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS®.

Suzanne@suzanneyost.com
Ph: 408-357-8762
www.suzanneyost.com