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Steve CroreySteve Crorey, President

Steve has been a Broker/REALTOR® and member of ABoR since 1989. Throughout his time at the Austin Board of REALTORS®, he has served on several committees, including Professional Standards (Chairman), Community Relations (Chairman), Bylaws, Grievance and Scholarship. Steve also currently sits on TAR's Professional Standards Committee with duties including Ethics hearing panelist, current TAR certified Mediator and Ombudsman. Steve is an active TREPAC investor and believes in its' fundamental goals and purpose.

Steve has received both an undergraduate (BBA-Finance) and graduate (MS-Psychology) degrees from Southwest Texas State and is a graduate of the ABoR/TAR Leadership Academy. In addition to his service with ABoR, Steve finds personal balance and feels that it is an important responsibility to volunteer for several community non-profits. He is an active volunteer for Meals on Wheels (weekly since 1993), Texas Leukemia Society (since 2001), Habitat for Humanity (since 2007), Hill Country Ride (since 2009), Project Transitions Hospice House (2012) and is currently serving as 2015 Vice-Chairman of the ABoR Foundation. Steve was the 2012 recipient of ABoR's Community Service Award.

Outside of the above, Steve’s hobbies and passions include home renovation and construction projects, cycling (road and mountain), adventure travel, scuba, and trips to the coast with his 2 dogs.

Jason Peebles, President Elect

Jason began investing in real estate well before he became a REALTOR® and has purchased both multi-family and single-family homes. His experience as a consumer investor has helped him as a REALTOR® in dealing with investor clients and individuals wanting to take that first step into investing in real estate.

Jason graduated from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and then he attended graduate school at Texas State University.

Jason is a proud Veteran of the United States Army (having served nearly six years) and has assisted several Veterans with the purchase and sale of their homes. When not practicing real estate, Jason can be found enjoying his biggest hobby: traveling. Having lived in Europe for three years, he was afforded the opportunity to travel extensively throughout Europe, as well as Northern Africa, South Africa, and Central and South America.

Jason is currently at J Stafford Group. At ABoR he has served on the Education, Community Relations, Grievance, Professional Development, and Professional Standards committees. He is a graduate of the Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) and the Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program (TRLP). Jason also possesses the e-PRO® certification and has earned his Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certification as well as the Texas Affordable Housing Specialist (TAHS) designation.

Brandy Guthrie, Immediate Past President

Brandy obtained her real estate license in 2001 and joined Austin Board of REALTORS® in 2005. She has been active at the Austin Board of REALTORS®, serving on committees such as Government Affairs, Political Action, Education, and Grievance. At the state level, Brandy is currently representing ABoR in the Political Involvement Council.

Brandy holds professional designations in GREEN, GRI, TAHS, TRLP, SFR, and looks forward to further pursuing additional designations. Her industry experience includes managing and running a sales team to operating independently. Her specialties include leasing, residential, investments, and commercial real estate. Brandy’s passion is in the legislative grassroots and has volunteered with local, state, and national candidates’ campaigns and elections with block walks, placing signs, and phone banking. Through her involvement with Austin Board of REALTORS®, she is focused on the importance of the members and making sure that the work we do directly correlate with their desires.

Kevin Scanlan, Secretary/Treasurer

Kevin has been active with the Austin Board of REALTORS® since 2006 when he served as an ACTRIS Director and also as a Chair in 2009. He has served on many committees in the span of a decade including Bylaws, Investment, and Audit, and has provided services in work groups such as RPR Focus Group, Board of Director Policy Work Group, Fusion/MLS Task Force, and Strategic Planning. Kevin has been serving on the Board of Directors since 2016 and has been nominated for 2018 Secretary/Treasurer.

Kevin received a BA in Biology from the University of Texas and has been a licensed REALTOR since 2000. Kevin is a broker and the owner of All City Real Estate, the fastest-growing brokerage in Texas. In his free time, Kevin enjoys spending time with his two boys, Joseph and Jake. He also loves to play softball, basketball, and golf.

Teresa Scott-Tibbs

Teresa has been a REALTOR® member at the Austin Board of REALTORS® since obtaining her real estate license in 2003. She has been involved in many ABoR committees through the years and recently offered her leadership skills to Chair the Legislative Management Team, the Local Property Issues Subcommittee and Vice Chair the Government Affairs Committee. For two years, she served on the ABoR Grievance Committee before it was moved over to Texas Association of REALTORS®. Teresa is also involved at the State Association by providing service on the Housing Initiative Committee and the Professional Standards and Grievance Committees. Currently, she is the legislative liaison to State Representative Dawnna Dukes.

Teresa’s education includes a BA in Government with a minor in Sociology from the University of Texas in Austin. She has also earned the following designations and certifications: Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Broker Price Opinion Resource (BPOR), Military Relocation Professional (MRP), Texas Affordable Housing Specialist (TAHS), and is a graduate of the Texas REALTOR® Leadership Program (TRLP). Recently, Teresa was the recipient of the ABOR President Award for Outstanding Service.

Teresa makes time to volunteer to her community. She has worked with ABoR’s Habitat Build Project and the Keller Williams Red Day. She also substitute teaches in the Pflugerville School District, saying it is a joy to teach middle school children.

susanhortonSusan Horton

Susan is a practicing REALTOR®, Managing Broker and Trainer for John Horton Realty. Since 1990 she has gained valuable industry experience by working in the residential real estate sales, Title, Mortgage, and Property Management, segments of the industry, all of which contribute to her ability to be a trusted advisor to her clients.

Susan has been a member of ABoR for over 10 years, is a TREPAC Major Investor, and has served on several Committees and Boards, including Abor’s Legislative Management Team, Governmental Affairs, PAC Chair, Education, Professional Standards, Grievance, History Task Force, and Ambassadors Task Force Chair. She served as Foundation Director/Chair and assisted with the Foundation Scholarships, Fan Drive and Habitat. Outside of her local Association contributions, Susan has served 4 years as TAR TREPAC Trustee, WCR Past Officer and CRS Past Committee Chair. Susan has the following real estate designations: Broker, CRS, GRI, SRS & TRLP.

Honors include 3 time Platinum Top 50 REALTOR® Winner, 2015 ABoR Salesperson of the Year, 2016 HBA REALTOR® of the Year, 2011 WCR Entrepreneur of the Year, and 1995 ABoR Affiliate of the Year. Her leadership training includes Graduate of ABoR TRLP, Graduate Spokesperson Training, WCR Leadership Training, Brian Buffini by Referral Only Certified Mentor, Leadership Mastery, John Maxwell 360 Degree Leadership Training, and Certified to teach NAR Builders Course.

BobMcKennaBob McKenna

Bob has been a Primary REALTOR® member of the Austin Board of REALTORS® for 13 years. He has served on several committees including ABoR Professional Standards, 2006-2011, ABoR ACTRIS/MLS 2014 and ABoR MLS Strategic Policy 2015-2016 (Vice Chair/Chair). Bob has served at the State Level by participating on TAR’s Professional Standards Committee 2012-present.

Bob received a Bachelor of Science in Management Science and Computer Systems with a minor in Economics from Oklahoma State University. He also received a Master of Business Administration (Dual Concentrations in International Management and Entrepreneurship) from Rice University and is a graduate of the Texas REALTOR® Leadership Program (TRLP in 2013). Bob holds the ABR, CRS, E-Pro, GRI, CNE, designations.

Bob’s volunteer work includes serving on the Circle C Ranch Homeowners Association Board of Directors from 2014-2016. Bob’s hobbies include traveling with family, reading and golf.

Stacy Bass

Stacy’s education began at Southern Methodist University and continued on to the University of Texas where she majored in Economics and Political Science. She holds the GRI, GREEN and SRS designations and is a graduate of the Texas REALTOR® Leadership Program (TRLP). She is a broker, a licensed Appraiser, and a passionate member of the Austin Board of REALTORS® serving on Government Affairs, the Legislative Management Team, MLS Operations Committee, Professional Standards/Grievance and various other task forces and work groups. Stacy was awarded finalist in the Platinum Top 50 REALTORS® of Austin for sales production, industry involvement and community activism for 2015.

Stacy is a passionate animal advocate and breeder/exhibitor of champion Bouvier des Flandres. She supports the Animal Trustees of Austin, the Wimberley Area Adoption Group (WAG), as well as the Ann Richards School, Peoples Community Clinic and Lifeworks.

In her free time, Stacy enjoys gardening, reading, finding great places to eat and exploring the Hill Country, its wineries and craft breweries, and spending quality time with friends, family and their two Bouviers, Boo and Willy.

Jonathan Boatwright

Jonathan Boatwright is co-founder, co-owner, and Chief Technology Officer of Realty Austin and has been a licensed REALTOR® since 2004. After spending 16 years as an IT professional with Apple, Motorola, and Microsoft, Jonathan turned in his employee badge in order to leverage his diverse internet technology background to fill a void he saw in the residential real estate industry.

In 2004, Jonathan joined forces with his wife and real estate broker Yvette Boatwright to build a different kind of real estate company, one that embraces the latest technology in order to provide innovative systems for its clients and all aspects of its agents’ businesses. Realty Austin has grown into a team of 415 top-producing agents who together achieved $2.2B in sales in 2016, propelling them to the #1 independent real estate firm in Austin.

Jonathan has been an Eanes Education Foundation Platinum Community Partner; is a sponsor at the Home Builder level with Foundation Communities; is a sponsor and volunteer with Austin Habitat for Humanity; is a sponsor and volunteer with the Austin Children's Shelter; has participated with GEN Austin Pathfinder Giving Circle; and was an Austin Under 40 nominee. At ABoR, Jonathan has served as a volunteer in multiple committees, including the MLS Advisory Committee, the MLS Strategic Policy Committee,  the ACTRIS Committee, the Syndication Task Force, and Austin Home Search Task Force.

John Crowe

Originally from Tucson, Arizona, John Crowe arrived in Austin in 1994. After serving in the corporate world for 16 years, he decided to devote his full attention to his hobby of remodeling homes. He earned his real estate license and joined the Austin Board of REALTORS® in 2008 and, in 2011, became a broker.

John believes the mission of the board is to serve the membership, making it easier for Austin REALTORS® to perform their jobs and more effectively assist clients. As a board member and active agent, his goal is to engage membership and represent their needs. John has served on the ABOR Grievance Committee, the Growth and Development Policy Team, and the Texas Association of REALTORS®’ Professional Standards Committee.

Prior to focusing on real estate, John spent more than a decade in communications and marketing for technology companies and public affairs organizations. He earned a BA in government from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. John is actively involved with the Meals on Wheels Groceries to Go program, the Green Corn Project, SAFE, and Austin Pets Alive. He lives in central Austin with his wife, son, daughter, and a small fleet of pets.

Charlotte Lipscomb

As a fourth-generation Texan who’s been a REALTOR® in Austin since 1984, Charlotte Lipscomb considers giving back to the community — both personally and professionally — a vital part of living, working and thriving in the Austin community. She's been recognized by the Austin Board of REALTORS® as Volunteer of the Year and has served on the MLS syndication advisory task force committee. Currently, Charlotte is with Austin Portfolio Real Estate/Keller Williams Luxury International, and helped establish that office 5 years ago. Prior to that, she was a shareholder with AvenueOne Properties for more than 25 years, and during that time serving as board president and also in a variety of other board roles.

Charlotte has a very long history in Austin real estate and has qualified as a member of the Elite25 for 22 years, and also holds the CRS and CLHMS designations. For the past seven years, she has been awarded the Texas Monthly Five Star Professional recognition. Personally, she has devoted time and energy to a variety of community causes, such as the Junior League of Austin, Coats for Kids, Austin Junior Forum, the Women’s Symphony League of Austin, Ballet Austin, Preservation Austin, the Blanton Museum of Art, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Umlauf Sculpture Gardens, Eanes ISD parent organizations including the Eanes Education Foundation, and much more.

Ryan Rodenbeck

Ryan grew up in a small town in Louisiana and moved to Texas when he was 21 years old. His career was sparked when he started his first company with his sister, fellow realtor Dena Davis, at the age of 24, processing siding claims for homeowners. Shortly thereafter, Ryan started his own brokerage and property management company where they sold investment property and managed multi-family and single-family residences. Within 3 years the company grew to include offices and properties in Houston and San Antonio, as well as the existing office in Austin. The management company grew to 500 doors. But growing a business that fast comes with its share of headaches and he quickly realized that property management was not his forte. A property manager had left for another company and left a big mess to clean up in her wake. Ryan enlisted his wife, Angel, a then practicing CPA to come into the business and help clean it up. This is where their life began as not only husband and wife, but also long-term business partners. After several months of cleaning up accounts and setting things straight, Ryan sold the accounts and started Spyglass Realty and Investments.

Since 2011, Ryan has been recognized by the Platinum Top 50 Realtors and the ABJ as a top producing agent. He’s grown his company from his home to a boutique brokerage of 17 agents in Austin and Houston. His ABoR committee involvement, includes the MLS Advisory Committee, the MLS Operations Committee, and the ACTRIS Rules Advisory Committee.

Cord Shiflet

Cord has been a member of ABoR for over 20 years. As a Board Member, Cord seeks to inspire positive change locally as well as at both State and National levels. At the association level, Cord focuses on keeping members and their interests at the forefront of every decision,  enabling a culture of member-driven decisions, and ensuring every member has a voice, Moreover, Cord pushed to build awareness regarding what ABoR is accomplishing in order to enhance REALTOR business and the client’s interests.

Cord served a one-year term on the Board of Directors in 2015 and was nominated for a full three-year term in 2016. he has actively been involved at ABoR, serving on the Government Affairs Committee, Audit Committee, and the ACTRIS Advisory Committee.

Brian Talley

Brian Talley is a 5th generation Texan and the founder of boutique local brokerage Regent Property Group, where he manages a team of independent real estate agents. Brian has deep experience selling homes in the Austin area and has earned the Austin Business Journal Top 25 Residential Real Estate Award and the Platinum Top 50 award. Brian’s philosophy utilizes many paths to success, including genuinely caring for others and building deep community connections.

Brian is a graduate of the Texas REALTORS® Leadership Academy, and he volunteers with the ABoR Budget Committee and the City of Austin Commissioner’s Building and Standards Commission. He served as an Austin Board of REALTORS® Director during 2017 and on the Austin/Central Texas Realty Information Services (ACTRIS) Advisory Committee for several years. He also has served on the Syndication Task Force, Nomination PAG, and AustinHomeSearch.com task force. During 2009 to 2014, Talley was a board member elect on the Ridge at Lantana Home Owners’ Association.

Anne Wheeler

Anne is a native Texan, who graduated from the University of Texas with a BBA in Management with a concentration in Marketing. She began her real estate career as an agent in Austin in 1977, and in 1982 she obtained her Real Estate Brokers license. In 1985, Anne cofounded Wheeler McCarroll Realtors, Inc. and served as both President and Vice President. Wheeler McCarroll Realtors was one of Austin’s most respected brokerages for the next ten years. In April 1995 Anne joined Moreland Properties, and then in January 2001 she joined Gottesman Residential Real Estate. Anne is currently an Associate Broker with Gottesman Residential Real Estate.

Her professional designations include CRS, ABR, CNE, CLHMS. She has been a Texas Monthly Five Star Agent for the past 7 years. Anne has served on the ACTRIS MLS Committee of ABoR for the last 3 years. Anne is a past member of Austin’s Elite 25, and in the past, severed as an officer in WCR. Anne has been involved in her community in various capacities over the years. She is currently a member of the Caritas Advisory Board and serves as a member of the Dell Children’s Women’s Trust.

 

 

 

 

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