David Mele and Erin Ruane Recognized by Industry Publications
NORFOLK, Va. (February 20, 2020) — Homes.com President, David Mele, and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Erin Ruane, were selected for RISMedia’s 2020 Newsmakers. This annual award recognizes the top 300 real estate professionals across the nation for their various contributions to industry excellence and innovation.
Mele and Ruane were both honored in the “Influencers” category, which recognizes real estate professionals who contribute to the industry as “thought leaders.” In addition to year-over-year growth, their leadership has spearheaded a successful rebranding effort for Homes.com, supported by newer and more innovative product offerings like the best-selling Local Connect and Lead Concierge tools.
“I’m truly humbled to receive this award,” says Ruane. “Since our relaunch in 2018, our goal has been to offer a simply smarter home search for consumers, and make it easier for those consumers to connect with real estate professionals. This award represents the tireless efforts and constant innovation of hundreds of people.”
The RISMedia award comes on the heels of another for Mele, who was also recently recognized as a Swanepoel Power 200 leader. Ranking the most powerful leaders in the residential real estate brokerage industry, this is the sixth consecutive year Mele has earned this distinguished accolade.
“These awards are a testament to Homes.com’s commitment to providing both agents and consumers the best possible home search experience,” says Mele. “I’m thankful to the RISMedia team for the recognition, and grateful to accept on behalf of a team whose relentless efforts push the boundaries of our solutions forward.”
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