Commission Spotlight: Corean Hamlin

Corean Hamlin has been employed by the Commission since April 2014 and has served as the Director of Education and Licensing since December 2016.

Hamlin holds a Master’s Degree from UNC-Greensboro and a baccalaureate from UNC-Chapel Hill. She holds the Distinguished Real Estate Instructor (DREI) designation from the Real Estate Educators Association (REEA) and the Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) certification from the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO).

After a decade as a professional educator in other industries, Hamlin entered the real estate business, joining her family’s Asheville-based real estate firm as a residential sales broker in 2003. From 2007-2014, Hamlin served as an Instructor, Education Director, and Communication Director for the Asheville Board of REALTORS®, and she taught real estate prelicensing, postlicensing, and continuing education courses at Cumbie and Trull School of Real Estate. She also volunteered as a community mediator with The Mediation Center in Asheville and Hendersonville.

As Director of Education and Licensing, Hamlin plans and directs the Commission’s education, examination, and licensing programs on a statewide basis.