Academy of Real Estate Advancement, a Tennessee REALTORS® Leadership Program

** If you were not chosen for the class of 2019 please be the lookout next fall for the A.R.E.A. 2020 Application **

A.R.E.A. Class of 2019

Karrom Boonsue – Northeast Tennessee
Brenda Brewster – Knoxville Area
Fara Captain – Memphis Area
Dawne Davis – Williamson County
Marian Epps – Knoxville Area
Ramona Morrison – Bristol TN/VA
Gentry Parker – Memphis Area
Geoff Ramsey – Greater Chattanooga
Greg Renfrow – Memphis Area
Austin Rowe – Memphis Area
LeShaye Sawyer – Middle Tennessee
Amanda Stone – Knoxville Area
Jordan Vaughn – Williamson County
Kim Weyrauch – Clarksville
Eric Wyse – Greater Nashville

2019 A.R.E.A. Class Schedule

Overview: This two-day session provides an introduction to leadership, allowing students to interact and get to know their cohorts. In addition to completing a leadership and personality assessment, students will examine diversity and participate in experiential learning activities that expose their own views and changing of attitudes.

Overview: You know you need to organize your digital life, but where do you start? And what’s most important? Let Your Nerdy Best Friend guide you through an assessment of your cloud-based organizational tools, email systems, privacy controls and more to recognize and repair tech challenges that keep you from being productive.

Overview: Students will participate in an interactive day of media and spokesperson training that includes viewing themselves giving a presentation and learning how to grow and glow in speaking situations. Students will also learn the skills needed to increase their comfort level when dealing with the media.

Overview: Students will be provided a thorough overview of Tennessee REALTORS® including Association roles, participate in a mock Nominating Committee Interview, review governmental and political affairs programs and review issues that impact Tennessee REALTORS®.

Overview: A graduation ceremony will commence the commitments to the program.