From left to right are Steven Sharpe, Kim Bass, Kevin Wamack, Rolanda Pullen, Ryan May, Derek English, Brian Erwin, Russ Elliott, Jennifer Grayson, Denise Murphy, Robert Backer, and Brandi Pearl Thompson. Missing are Martha Alexander, Beverly Boss, and Rachael Henderson.
Greater Chattanooga Realtors joined together on Jan. 9, to recognize the installation of this year’s officers and directors.
A total of 15 realtors were sworn into office, including President Brandi Pearl Thompson, President-elect Robert Backer, and Secretary-Treasurer Denise Murphy.
President Brandi Pearl Thompson has been a realtor for nearly 15 years and was elected by her peers to serve the highest office of the Association. Ms. Thompson grew up on the east coast, and she and her daughter, Vivian, love calling Chattanooga home and exploring all exciting things Greater Chattanooga has to offer. She has coached YMCA Basketball, worked with the MOMentum Network, and served as a board member for the Young Professionals of Chattanooga.
President-elect Robert Backer has been licensed since 1997 and currently serves as managing broker. He has served on the board of directors locally and as a state director for Tennessee Realtors. He and Jennifer, his wife of 25 years, live on Missionary Ridge. He works with the Ronald McDonald House by sponsoring and participating in their events. He contributes to St. Jude’s Children Research and contributes to Snack Packs and Habitat for Humanity.
Secretary-Treasurer Denise Murphy has been a realtor for more than 17 years. She has worked with the Chambliss Children’s Home, Habitat for Humanity, Snack Packs, and the American Heart Association.
“As we go into 2020, I am so thankful for the leadership and dedication of these great people, and I look forward to serving our membership with them,” said Ms. Thompson.