Cindy S. Chandler of Charlotte has been elected Chair and George Bell of Winston-Salem, Vice Chair, of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission for the term beginning August 1, 2015, it was announced by Miriam J. Baer, Executive Director.
Chandler, owner of The Chandler Group, a commercial real estate consulting and training firm, has been in real estate for more than 30 years in the areas of investment real estate, syndication, strategic planning, management, marketing and education.
She is a 2011 recipient of the Billie J. Mercer Excellence in Education Award of the Real Estate Commission and is the author of The Insider’s Guide to Commercial Real Estate, published by Dearborn/Kaplan Publishing.
A past regional vice president of the National Association of REALTORS®, Chandler was also Chair of the Mecklenburg County Zoning Board of Adjustment and Charlotte Chapter President of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).
Chandler is a past president of the North Carolina Association of REALTORS® and the North Carolina Real Estate Educators Association and a past Vice Chair of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission.
Bell is president of George Bell Productions, Ltd., a real estate education firm serving real estate brokers across North Carolina, and Qualifying Broker and Broker-In-Charge of the Bell First Group, a real estate brokerage firm. He is also a consultant to North Carolina real estate brokerage and law firms.
Bell entered the real estate business in 1978, following graduation from East Carolina University with a BS in Business Administration, with concentrations in real estate and banking.
Bell was the 2010 president of the Winston-Salem Regional Association of REALTORS® and its 2009 REALTOR® of the Year and was inducted into the North Carolina Association of REALTORS® Hall of Fame in 2014.
In 2012, he received the Billie J. Mercer Excellence in Education Award from the North Carolina Real Estate Commission and the Educator of the Year Award from the North Carolina Real Estate Educators Association (NCREEA). He is a past president of both the state and international Real Estate Educator Associations.
This article came from the October 2015-Vol46-2 edition of the bulletin.