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Twenty-Eight Local REALTORS® Accepted into 2017 UMKC REALTOR® Academy Inaugural Class

February 6, 2017 in Education

The Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® (KCRAR) has partnered with
the Henry W. Block School of Management at UMKC to develop the REALTOR® Leadership Academy. The
Leadership Academy is a year-long professional leadership develop program to
support real estate professionals who are committed to advancing their careers
through education and civic engagement.

Leadership Academy includes University-level instruction, business coaching
from the school of management, and field-based experiential learning to build
essential leadership skills and improve competitive business practices.

Through online, classroom, and
field-based experiential learning, Academy participants will become versed in
topics necessary to build essential leadership skills and competitive business
practices, as well as gain access to the resources and context necessary to
develop local, regional and national networks. Academy participants have the
additional benefit of interfacing with an executive business coach throughout
the program as well as with local and national speakers who are experts in their
respective business areas.

2017 REALTOR® Leadership
Academy participants include:


Amy Arndorfer, Premium Realty

Denise Atkins, Realty Executives
of KC

Aaron Crossley, BHG Kansas City

Angie Davis, Main Street Realty

Laura Douthat Donnelly, BHG Kansas
City Homes

Mike Ebenroth, Reece Nichols
Realtors, Kearney

Mark Emerick, Home Warranty, Inc

Kristine Fabrizius, RE/MAX Best

Alexander Floyd, RE/MAX State Line

Travis Garrison, United Cities Realty

Majid Ghavami, Reece Nichols
Overland Park

Terry Jackson, Domicile One Realty

Bradley Jones, Brad Jones Realty

John Ketchum, RE/MAX State Line

Wendy McDermott, Prospect Mortgage

Kyle Niemann, Keller Williams Realty Partners

Larry Northrop, RE/MAX Excel

Ameena Powell, The Producers Real Estate Group

Karen Pritchard, Sallee Realty

Monica Ritter, RE/MAX Central

William Robison, Storybook Realty

Margy Ronning, BHG Kansas City Homes

Tenesia Sanders, Sanders Realty

Jason Sharpsteen, RE/MAX Revolution

Evelyn Tabor, E T Realty Real Estate Café

Carletta Temple, CELT Realty Group

Diana Welsh, Distinctive Properties of KC

Lynette Woods, KCMS

“Development of a REALTOR®
Leadership Academy is such a rewarding endeavor for KCRAR. Not only will this
program elevate the careers of our member participants, it also creates an
opportunity to further enhance professionalism within our industry. Our
partners at UMKC have helped us create a local leadership development program
that I believe is among the best available in the real estate industry,” said
Kipp Cooper, Chief Executive Officer for KCRAR.

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