CHICAGO, Nov. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Residential Real Estate Council (RRC), the leading education and networking organization for the real estate industry, is proud to announce the start of Jeff Hornberger as its new CEO. Hornberger is a seasoned global business development executive with over 20 years of experience with a focus on general management, sales, marketing, public relations and operations in the private and voluntary sector in a variety of industries. His appointment comes after an extensive nationwide selection process by the Board of Directors and officially commenced with the Council on November 1, 2022.
Hornberger’s most recent role was as President and CEO of the Women’s Council of Realtors®. Prior to that, he held various positions with the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) in Chicago for 15 years. Hornberger, who is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, was the Director of Global Alliances for NAR, where he traveled to over 35 countries on behalf of global real estate with business development successes in events, education and membership. Additionally, he served as Managing Director of the NAR Commercial Real Estate division where we worked closely with institutes, corporations and councils.
“Jeff’s history as a respected and influential leader locally and globally within our industry, and his passion for excellence in education, make him synchronous with RRC’s strategic vision. On behalf of the Board of Directors, we hope members and staff share our enthusiasm as we welcome her,” said RRC 2022 National Chair Holli Woodward.
“I am delighted and honored to be named the next CEO of RRC,” said Hornberger. “I look forward to taking on my new role and working with the leadership and staff of the Residential Real Estate Council to serve our members and advance the RRC as the industry source for cutting-edge education in timeliness and a gold standard designation for achievement and professionalism in real estate nationally and globally.”
Hornberger has held the Realtor® Certified Executive (RCE) designation since 2007, and in 2016, he earned his Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.
ABOUT RRC & CRS Designation
The Residential Real Estate Council is the largest nonprofit affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, with more than 28,000 members. The Council supports its members with advanced training, business tools and networking support. It also awards the CRS designation to experienced agents who have completed advanced professional training and demonstrated outstanding professional achievement in residential real estate.
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