SC REALTORS® wraps up sold-out annual conference

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 21, 2016) — South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) 2016 annual conference “Doing the Charleston” at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC on September 13-15, 2016 drew a sold -out crowd of 300 Realtors®. The conference was organized by the SCR Networking Committee, chaired by REALTOR® Bobette Fisher of Charleston.

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The event offered attendees an opportunity to network with colleagues while hearing from top speakers in real estate including the National Association of REALTORS®’ Nobu Hata; Real Estate Coach Jackie Leavenworth; renowned Realtor® Sasha Farmer; Placester’s Seth Price; Realtor.com’s Rhett Damon; zipForms®’ Neil Shellig; and Realtor® Coach Patrick Lilly among others. Education courses focused on expanding Realtor® professionalism and using the latest technology.

The SCR board of directors met at the conference and installed new leaders including 2017 Incoming SCR President, David Phillips. Phillips is broker-in-charge at Silver Star Real Estate in Anderson, SC. Other incoming leaders include:

Vice President, Region 1: Corwyn Melette, Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS®

Vice President, Region 2: Cynthia Creamer, Hilton Head Area Association of REALTORS®

Vice President, Region 3: Marvin Heyd, Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS®

Vice President, Region 4: Kimberly Matthews, Sumter Board of REALTORS®

Vice President, Region 5: Julie Whitesell, Aiken Board of REALTORS®

Vice President, Region 6: Adair Senn, Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS®

Vice President, Region 7: Colleen Coesens, Piedmont Association of REALTORS®

Parliamentarian: Brad Allen, Central Carolina Association of REALTORS®

President Elect: Laura Derrick, Central Carolina Association of REALTORS®

Treasurer: Drew Streett, Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS®

Secretary: Owen Tyler, Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS®

Immediate Past President: David Kent, Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS®

SCR also celebrated the following 2016 award winners at the conference:

Gordon Seay – 2016 South Carolina REALTOR® of the Year
Janet Gresham – James R. Peters Association Executive Award of Excellence
Nick Kremydas, Esq., Omega Tau Rho Award
Tim Helline – C. Dan Joyner Community Service Award
David Burnett – Distinguished Service Award
Andy Lee – REALTOR® Advocate Award

The following Realtor® members graduated from the 2016 LeadershipSCR during the board of directors meeting. The program was chaired by Realtors® Owen Tyler and Mandy Chapman-Crain.

Lisa Alexander
Nathan Arnold
John Aust
Brie Bender
Mary Braaten
Andrea Butler
Jo Chism
Silvia Holliday
Paul Jernigan
Reah Smith
Sheila Tucker
Julie Whitesell
John Wright, Sr.

Photos from the conference can be found at SCR’s Facebook page facebook.com/screaltors.

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South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR), the largest professional trade association in the state, serves as the voice of real estate for more than 19,000 members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. REALTOR® is a registered trademark that identifies a professional in real estate who subscribes to a strict code of ethics as a member of SCR and the National Association of REALTORS®.

CONTACT: Sharon Delia (803) 772-5206

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South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR), the largest professional trade association in the state, serves as the voice of real estate for more than 19,000 members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. REALTOR® is a registered trademark that identifies a professional in real estate who subscribes to a strict code of ethics as a member of SCR and the National Association of REALTORS®.

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