SMDRA Members Earn the SMART Designation
More than 100 REALTOR® members of the South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association (SMDRA) have earned the highly regarded SMART designation recognizing the successful completion of stringent real estate courses. The SMART (South Metro Advanced Realtor Training) designation sets real estate professionals apart from the mainstream and is regarded as a symbol of a designees’ dedication to the pursuit of higher standards, which is a key mission of SMDRA.
The SMART Designation is designed to reward and provide recognition to SMDRA REALTOR members who have earned at least 24 SMART points throughout 2021. Points were awarded to classes, including those that did not qualify for Continuing Education credit. Attendance was tracked throughout the year. The 104 SMART designees receive a logo for their personal email signature, a media advertising packet, a printable certificate, and a SMART label pin.
“SMART is part of a larger effort to a commitment of excellence that sets the REALTOR brand apart,” said Barb Riley, SMDRA’s Chairman of the Board. “Our association is dedicated to the pursuit of higher standards for all of our REALTOR members. The SMART designation is a reward for our members who go above and beyond the minimum education requirements. The real estate industry is constantly changing, and REALTORS need to continuously increase their knowledge of the industry and stay abreast of the changes that affect their business and their home buying and selling clients. SMART is another step in this direction. Education is vital to our members’ careers, and the more you learn the more you earn.”
Following are the recipients of the SMART Designation: Tracy Alford, David Avery, Scott Beard, Carson Bennett, Dennis Boedewig, Cody Bowman, Linda Brennan, Jodi Bright, Sharon Brown Roulhac, Duane Brown Budek, Katarzyna Sullenberge, Kerri Burgs, Shirley Canada, Chae Cha, Brandi Clapper, Patricia Clark, Alison Collins, Catherine Coots, Sheryl Crockett, Shannon Crouthers, Katharine Cullis, Carol Dilk, Edward Durkee, Kenneth Elsner, Demetra English.
Tracy Enriquez, Uyanga Erdenechimeg, Devon Eret, Mireya Espinoza, Eve Evans, Jeffrey Fogler, Bess Fondick, Rona Gates, Dana Goldfarb, Lydia Golesh, Jaime Gomez, Lisa Grant, Mirsad Halilbasic, Patricia Hanley, Luis Hernandez, Kim Hildebrand, Janet Holmes, Michael Horst, Megan Irvine, Shanna Jackson, Jana Johnson, Brandon Kass, Rochell Kautz, Christine Kenny, Deb Kirschbaum, Lisa Klotz, Alina Kormaz, Joze Krajnc, Suzanne Kwilman, Sonya Lanotte, Karyl Lawrence, Tania Leider, David Luck, James Lynch.
Mary Ellen Maguire, Robert Mancey, Crystal Mansanares, Jon-Simon Marquez, Matthew Mazzarello, Jan McCaffrey, Paula McNamara, Anastasia Miller, Cecilia Montalvo, Audra Moyer, Star Naeemy, Tania Nelson, Vickie Nelson, Jonny Noeller-Stumf, Carson Om, , Janet Parrish, Ana Peraza-Alfaro, Priscila Peters, Terry Petrovich, Lynn Price, Molly Purcell, Annette Quick, Erika Ranney, Mark Rielly, Moriah Romero, Karen Ross, Christopher Royer, Teresa Scognamillo, Bonnie Selby, Alec Short, Jennifer Sieve, Sonja Stedman, Candace Stengel, Kimberly Sterner, Laura Stewart, Janice Taylor, Mauri Tracy, Theresa Tscheschke Gunal, Erika Van Hyfte, Michael Wood, Brandi Wright, Crystal Wurschmidt, Jesse Zabala, and Maksim Zakzun.
REALTOR members of SMDRA subscribe to the National Association of REALTORS strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, which is dedicated to protecting consumers in the real estate transaction. The code requires REALTORS to identify and take steps to eliminate practices which may damage the public or which might discredit or dishonor the real estate profession. As local business owners and residents, REALTORS are vested in building healthy and vibrant communities across the country. SMDRA members have made extraordinary commitments to improve the quality of life in their communities through volunteer work and by supporting a variety of charitable organizations.
For more than 77 years, SMDRA has provided real estate professionals with the resources they need to help them grow and prosper in the real estate business. For more information, visit www.smdra.com.
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