Fifteen REALTORS Graduate from CAR’s Leadership Academy
The Colorado Association of REALTORS® celebrated the graduation of 15 REALTORS® from its 2018 Leadership Academy program, an exclusive four-month training and development program designed to nurture future association leaders through in-depth industry and association knowledge.
Working with CAR staff and professional mentors over the course of the past year, Leadership Academy participants developed a wide range of skills including conflict resolution, public speaking, consumer education, political advocacy and an expanded overall knowledge of Colorado’s real estate industry. The 2018 graduates represent the fifth graduating class of the association. Participants are selected from local REALTOR® associations across the state.
“Leadership Academy is a commitment from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® to develop the next generation of REALTORS® to lead the profession and ensure it continues to thrive,” said CAR CEO Tyrone Adams. “This year’s class is a very talented, diverse group and will continue to make impressive contributions for years to come.”
The 2018 Leadership Academy graduates include:
David Anderson, RE/MAX Pueblo West, Inc.
Brian Anzur, Coldwell Banker, Highlands Ranch, CO
Richie Averill, Leprino Home, Denver
Ross Blahnik, Your Castle Real Estate, Denver
Sheri Griego, Prestige Realty Group, Grand Junction, CO
Jeremy Groves, Century 21/Trenka Real Estate, Denver
Betsy Laughlin, Slifer Smith & Frampton, Vail, CO
Ian Leprino, Leprino Home, Denver
Janet Marlow, The Berkshire Group, Denver/Greenwood Village, CO
Olivia Merrill, Kentwood Real Estate, Denver
Abbey Pontius, Anderson Realty & Management, Estes Park, CO
Jen Routon, Madison & Company, Denver/Greenwood Village, CO
Denise Staab, The Group, Inc., Ft. Collins, CO
Julie Voorhees, Keller Williams, Castle Rock, CO
Andrea Warner, Colorado Peak Real Estate, Manitou Springs, CO