Billie Redmond Speaks On Panel For Academy For Leadership Excellence

Top Quote Coldwell Banker Commercial TradeMark Properties CEO Discusses The True Essence Of Leadership On May 3 Panel. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) May 19, 2011 - Coldwell Banker Commercial TradeMark Properties ( has announced that the firm's CEO, Billie Redmond, spoke on a panel titled "Living as a Servant Leader: The True Essence of Leadership for the Academy for Leadership Excellence" on Tuesday, May 3 at North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh. Sponsored by the United Methodist Church, the event focused on how servant leadership is a model for developing leaders of character who act with authority and influence in lieu of relying upon power and coercion. The panel featured keynote speaker James Hunter, CEO of J.D. Hunter Associates and author of The World's Most Powerful Leadership Principle: How to Become a Servant Leader and The Servant: The True Essence of Leadership. Other panelists included Don Curtis, chairman and CEO of Curtis Media Group; Barbara Mulkey, chairman of the board of Mulkey Engineers and Consultants; and Steve Zelnak, chairman of the board for Martin Marietta Materials.

    "It was an honor to have the opportunity to speak for the Academy for Leadership Excellence and with Mr. Hunter," said Redmond. "Strong, encouraging leaders build happy and successful teams that work together and create a culture of support. It was a privilege to be able to share the lessons I have learned personally as well as hear advice from my peers."

    - Under Redmond's leadership, Coldwell Banker Commercial TradeMark Properties has grown into the Triangle area's largest commercial real estate firm and one of its top women-owned businesses, according to Triangle Business Journal.

    - Redmond has received a number of individual accolades, including the Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors (TCAR) 2007 Realtor of the Year Award, the Triangle Business Journal's Women in Business Award, the News & Observer's Tarheel of the Week Award and the Women Extraordinaire Award, among others. She has been inducted into the YWCA Academy of Women and featured on the past covers of Woman's Edge Magazine, City Insight Magazine and Builder and Broker Journal, as well as quoted by many media outlets and industry trade publications across the nation. In 2009, Redmond received the highly coveted Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women ("TCREW") Impact Award - the first woman ever to receive this award, which has been presented annually since 2003.

    Coldwell Banker Commercial TradeMark Properties offers a full range of real estate and investment advisory services. From acquisition evaluation and due diligence tasks, through value enhancement and disposition strategies, TradeMark guides its clients through every phase of real estate investment opportunities. Partnering with strategic alliances, TradeMark offers coordination of services such as equity development, financing, credit management, architectural and engineering services, development or project management oversight and relocation services. TradeMark is organized around advisory services, such as sales, leasing, and asset management, including facility management and maintenance services. Its advisors are market experts in their areas of industry specialization, which include commercial, residential, retail, industrial, multi-family and investment property sales. The executive management team of Coldwell Banker Commercial TradeMark Properties has more than 200 years of combined real estate experience. For the past four years, Triangle Business Journal has ranked the firm as the No.1 Commercial Real Estate Company in the Triangle, and the same publication has named the firm among the area's Best Places to Work. TradeMark is also recognized as one of the Top 25 Women-Owned Businesses in North Carolina. For more information, please call (919) 782-5552 or visit

    Kathleen Mongero
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    Kathleen ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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