The Southtown Star
By Mike Nolan firstname.lastname@example.org
Mainstreet Organization of Realtors said Friday that Tonya Corder, managing
broker of Keller Williams Preferred Realty in Orland Park, has been appointed
MORE’s new president for the coming year.
says she plans to build on the momentum of MORE’s 2011 merger with the Realtor
Association of NorthWest Chicagoland that made MORE the largest local
association in the state and the fourth largest in the nation.
merger has been a resounding success, but my goal now is to move forward as one
organization,” Corder said.
started her real estate career in 1994 as an agent with Century 21 Dabbs in
Homewood. Prior to real estate, she worked as a vice president at insurance
brokerage Marsh & McLennan in Chicago.
are a geographically diverse association that serves hundreds of suburban
Chicago communities from the Wisconsin border down to Indiana,” she said. “I
would like to also find more ways to promote diversity in culture, ethnicity
says she plans to create a diversity task force and recruit a wider range of
candidates to the organization’s leadership program.
resident said she also hopes to draw more younger real estate agents into MORE,
noting that “about 60 percent of our members are baby boomers, while less than
20 percent are millennials.”
Corder said she
has been with Keller Williams since January 2011 and supervises 142 agents.
MORE has about