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Raleigh, NC, December 14, 2023. The results of the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) 2024 Board of Directors election have been announced for nine open seats, director appointments and the board’s Executive Committee for the next year.

“The real estate industry is constantly changing and growing, and we need strong leaders to help navigate the wealth of technology at our disposal,” said Rebecca Jensen, President and CEO of Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), who was re-elected as a director and chosen to return as 2024 Chair of the RESO board. “RESO’s membership elects an amazing group each year, and I am honored to be given the opportunity to continue to help create and enhance standards for an increasingly global housing market.”

Election winners representing Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) and REALTOR® associations:

  • Katy Davenport, Director of Product Management, First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS)
  • Shayne Fairley, COO, Stellar MLS (Incumbent)
  • Rebecca Jensen, CEO, Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) (Incumbent)
  • Melissa King, COO, OneKey® MLS

Winners of open board seats representing technology companies, developers, partners and consultants:

  • Kristen Carr, VP of Strategic Integrations, Realtors Property Resource (RPR)
  • Matt Cohen, Principal, Advisory Services, CoreLogic (Incumbent)
  • Bob Evans, SVP Industry Relations, Move (Incumbent)
  • Joseph Szurgyi, CEO, MLS Grid
  • Michael Wurzer, President and CEO, FBS (Incumbent)

The following at-large appointments were made by the board:

  • Matt Hendricks, Senior Director, Broker Operations, Zillow
  • Thomas Morgan, Chief Data Officer, Bright MLS
  • Ross Buck, CEO, Omni MLS (Advisor)

The following board members will continue in their leadership positions on the Executive Committee through 2024:

  • Chair: Rebecca Jensen, President and CEO, MRED
  • Vice-Chair: Michael Wurzer, President and CEO, FBS
  • Secretary: John Breault, VP, MLS, State-Wide MLS
  • Treasurer: Richard Renton, CEO, Triad MLS

Closing out their terms this year are Mark Lesswing from Lesswing, Marty Reed from California Regional Multiple Listing Service (CRMLS), Vandana Vohra from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Jeff Young from RPR.

The following RESO board members will continue to serve their terms in 2024:

  • Dave Conroy, Director of Emerging Technology, National Association of REALTORS®
  • Alex Lange, Head of Strategy and Innovation, National Association of REALTORS®
  • Caitlin McCrory, VP, Industry Relations, Anywhere
  • Greg Moore, CTO, Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS)
  • Patrick Pichette, VP,, Strategic Business and Innovation at The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)
  • Dan Troup, Director of Data Operations & Strategy, RE/MAX
  • Shaun York, Executive Director of Technology,

“As a former broker, I’ve seen the vast improvements that our industry’s professionals and consumers experience through standards-driven technology,” said Sam DeBord, CEO of RESO. “Working alongside this group of the industry’s most brilliant technologists and business leaders to accelerate these efficiencies for our real estate marketplaces is a privilege.”


2024 RESO Board of Directors

From top left: Rebecca Jensen, Michael Wurzer, John Breault, Richard Renton, Caitlin McCrory, Dave Conroy, Shaun York, Matt Cohen, Bob Evans, Joseph Szurgyi, Shayne Fairley, Ross Buck, Katy Davenport, Greg Moore, Alex Lange, Dan Troup, Kristen Carr, Patrick Pichette, Matt Hendricks, Thomas Morgan, Melissa King.


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