Anna Gregory Wagoner Elected Chair, Thomas R. Lawing, Jr., Vice Chair

Anna Gregory Wagoner, of Winston-Salem, has been elected Chair of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission and Thomas R. Lawing, Jr., of Charlotte, Vice Chair, for the term beginning August 1, 2018, it was announced by Miriam J. Baer, Executive Director.

Ms. Wagoner is a shareholder with the law firm of Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros, P.A. in Winston-Salem and practices in the areas of commercial real estate and renewable energy.

Active in the practice of real estate law for approximately 18 years, Ms. Wagoner began her legal career in Greensboro and was formerly associated as an attorney with Investors Title Insurance Company, of Chapel Hill.

Ms. Wagoner is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, Forsyth County Bar Association, Piedmont Triad Commercial Real Estate Women, North Carolina Land Title Association, and NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association).

She is a graduate of Wake Forest University with a BA in Psychology and holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Wake Forest University School of Law.

Lawing, a former Chair of the Commission, is a Certified Property Manager and President of T. R. Lawing Realty, a family-owned residential property management company serving the Charlotte regional since 1957.

He is a past president and REALTOR® of the Year of both the NC REALTORS® and the Charlotte Regional REALTORS® Association (CRRA) and a past director of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).

Active in civic affairs, Lawing has held leadership positions at Hawthorne Lane United Methodist Church, is a past president of the Charlotte West Rotary, past chair of the Eagle Projects Committee of the Mecklenburg County Council of the Boy Scouts of America and has co-chaired the Will Call Committee of the Wells Fargo Championship since its inception.

This article came from the October 2018-Vol49-2 edition of the bulletin.