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Florida Realtors Leadership Academy Selects 2021 Class

This year’s Leadership Academy participants will learn how to be future committee chairs, Realtor association officers and community leaders.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Realtors® recently selected 12 Realtor members to participate in its 15th annual Leadership Academy.

The Leadership Academy was established in 2008 to identify emerging Realtor leaders ready to get involved, make a difference and enhance their leadership skills. The goal of the Academy is to empower participants to develop the skills needed to lead a committee, a Realtor association or a community activity.

“We are very excited about this year’s program and its participants,” says 2021 Leadership Academy Committee Chairman Rob Tessmer, a member of the Realtors Association of Citrus County. “We look forward to a great class this year and finding new ways to help grow the future leaders of our Realtor organizations.”

Michele Bailey, from the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors, is vice-chair for this year’s committee. With the help of virtual technology and following CDC guidelines for social distancing and other best practices due to the pandemic, Leadership Academy members will participate in group and independent study sessions, team-building and goal-setting exercises, plus discuss leadership techniques and communication skills enhancement.

The 2021 Leadership Academy participants include:

  • Catherine Evans, Flagler County Association of Realtors
  • Juliana Boselli Neves, Orlando Regional Realtors Association
  • Jason Marquis, Orlando Regional Realtors Association
  • Debi Reynolds, Realtor Association of Sarasota & Manatee
  • Enrique Teran, Miami Association of Realtors
  • David Serle, Broward, Palm Beaches & St. Lucie Realtors
  • Michael Armstrong, Realtors Association of Indian River County
  • Andrew Harper, Realtors Association of Indian River County
  • Annette Newkirk, Greater Tampa Realtors
  • Jennifer Alsbrooks, West Volusia Association of Realtors
  • Kelly Tedrick, Realtors Association of Citrus County
  • Lorna Moodie, Martin County Realtors of the Treasure Coast

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