Sandy, Utah (PRWEB) December 08, 2016
Brad Bjelke, CEO of UtahRealEstate.com was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS), the largest organization of Multiple Listing Services in North America whose members provide services to more than 1 million real estate professionals. Brad was selected by his peer executives and MLSs from around the United States to assist in the direction and governance of CMLS. He will assume his role in January of 2017 and will serve a three-year term.
Asked about his election, Brad stated, “I am very honored to serve as a director for CMLS. Knowing that my peers in the MLS industry trust my leadership skills is humbling, and I’m so very proud of the relationships I have built over the years. I’m excited for the future of real estate and the MLS industry, and I look forward to working with CMLS.”
“We are very excited to have Brad join our Board of Directors,” said Denee Evans, CEO of CMLS. “Brad is very well respected because he continues to be involved in some of the most progressive MLS initiatives to advance the real estate industry and cares deeply about raising MLS standards in order to build a better marketplace. This is an exciting time to be part of CMLS and we are grateful he is among those leaders who have stepped up to lend their experience and expertise.”
UtahRealEstate.com is one of the largest regional multiple listing services (MLSs) in the nation. Its service extends to all counties and cities in Utah and over 94% of all REALTORS® in the state. UtahRealEstate.com also serves south-eastern Idaho and parts of Wyoming.
Brad has been leading UtahRealEstate.com as President and CEO since 2015 and is well known for championing the relationship between the MLS and brokerage community. Prior to joining UtahRealEstate.com, Brad served as Vice President and General Counsel for California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc., the largest MLS in the United States, and as the Executive Vice President for one of the largest software vendors in the MLS Industry. He is recognized nationally for his MLS and legal expertise and is a strong voice in national MLS initiatives.
Founded in 1994, UtahRealEstate.com is the leading provider of real estate technology in Utah. UtahRealEstate.com is the top-ranked real estate website in Utah and serves over 13,000 REALTORS®, more than 1,600 Brokers, and over 12 million consumers every year.
About Council of Multiple Listing Services
The Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS) is the professional trade organization that serves to advance the MLS industry in North America through unified leadership, collaboration, and education across the real estate industry. It was formed as a premier forum, advocate and resource in 1957 and has since evolved into a volunteer-led organization that is responsible for the advancement of MLS through education, innovation, and the implementation of best practices, industry standards, and next generation solutions in support of MLS providers with over one million subscribers.