Hot Springs REALTOR® Laurie Rushing Graduates from the NAR Leadership Academy
(Hot Springs, AR) — May 16, 2011 — The Arkansas REALTORS® Association is proud to announce that Laurie Rushing, Principal Broker, Trademark Real Estate, Inc. in Hot Springs, graduated from the National Association of REALTORS® Leadership Academy during the National Association of REALTORS® Midyear Business Conference in Washington, D.C.
Laurie is among 26 REALTORS® selected from across the United States to participate in the leadership program. The NAR Leadership Academy identifies, inspires, and mentors emerging leaders from the local and state level for the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. This group of industry leading individuals will be guiding the future of the REALTOR® associations throughout the nation as part of the 2011 Graduating Class.
“It is a privilege and humbling experience to have participated in the NAR Leadership Academy. I am excited to continue my participation as a graduate and to proudly represent the Realtor Party, the Arkansas REALTORS® Association and the great state of Arkansas!” commented Rushing.
NAR Leadership Advisory Board Chairperson, Leslie Rouda Smith states “The NAR Leadership Academy is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the National Association of REALTORS® and for NAR to identify future leaders. Laurie has been an outstanding leader and a joy to have in this year’s Leadership Academy! ”
Upon completing the Leadership Academy, the 2011 graduates were asked to select three of their peers to represent the class on a possible position on the 2012 National Association of REALTORS® Leadership Advisory Board, Laurie was among the three names that will be presented for this position.
The Arkansas REALTORS® Association, with thirty-seven local REALTOR® boards and associations statewide, is the state arm of the Chicago- and Washington, D.C.-based National Association of REALTORS®. Members of the National Association, the State Associations and the local boards and associations are identified by the registered membership term, “Realtor®” and pledge adherence to the REALTORS® Code of Ethics.
For more information, contact:
Amy Glover Bryant, APR
Director of Communications
Arkansas REALTORS® Association
Toll Free: 888.333.2206