2018 Board Of Directors Ready To Lead CMLS
Thursday, January 4, 2018
CHICAGO – Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS), the professional trade organization that serves the Multiple Listings Services industry across North America, welcomes its new officers and directors for 2018. They were elected in September at CMLS2017.
David Charron, chief strategy officer of Bright MLS (Maryland), is president; Chris Carrillo, CEO of Metro MLS (Wisconsin), is president-elect; and Stephanie Hill, MLS director of Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (Nevada), is secretary/treasurer. All three will serve one-year terms and will be joined by past president Lauren Hansen, CEO of Information and Real Estate Services, LLC (Colorado), on the executive team.
Recently elected directors include: Glenn Christoph, CEO of Intermountain MLS (Idaho); Mike Cotrill, CEO of Greater Tulsa Association of REALTORS® (Oklahoma); Anne Marie DeCatsye, CEO of Charlotte Regional REALTOR® Association/Carolina MLS (North Carolina); and Sam Scott, director of information at Houston Association of REALTORS® (Texas).
They join Brad Bjelke, CEO of UtahRealEstate.com (Utah); Matthew Consalvo, CEO of Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (Arizona); Merri Jo Cowen, CEO of My Florida Multiple Listing Service (Florida); Tim Dain, president of Mid America Regional Information Systems (Missouri); David Howe, vice president of MLS operations at MetroList Services Inc. (California); Rebecca Jensen, president and CEO of Midwest Real Estate Data LLC (Illinois); Carrie Kendall, general manager of Indiana Regional MLS (Indiana); and Richard Renton, CEO of Triad MLS Inc. (North Carolina).
Business partner directors include newly elected Andy Woolley, vice president of industry development at Homes.com (California). He joins Lucie Fortier, senior director of operations at CoreLogic (British Columbia); and Michael Wurzer, president of FBS, creators of Flexmls (North Dakota).
“After our strategic session with the 2017 and 2018 boards in December, I already know this will be a defining year for the MLS industry and that this board is ready to meet the needs of the rapidly changing marketplace,” said Denee Evans, CEO of CMLS. “At CMLS, we will continue to support those who are making the market work by being an indispensable resource that brings the real estate industry together and by providing the knowledge and expertise of our members — prominent leaders with a consistent track record for making important contributions to the market.”
About the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS)
The Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) is the professional trade organization that serves to advance the MLS industry in North America through unified leadership, collaboration, and education across the real estate industry. It was formed as a premier forum, advocate and resource in 1957 and has since evolved into a volunteer-led organization that is responsible for the advancement of MLS through education, innovation, and the implementation of best practices, industry standards, and next generation solutions in support of MLS providers with over one million subscribers.