• Tanya Reu-Narvaez and Darlene Lapola will be shouldering new responsibilities to help support Realogy's work in the diversity and inclusion space.

What’s one way brokerages will differentiate themselves from the competition in the coming decade? Realogy has been asking that question for almost a decade, and the company believes part of the answer involves diversity and inclusion, which is why Realogy has had a Diversity & Inclusion Council since its inception.

Tanya Reu-

Tanya Reu-Narvaez

Now, two executives at Realogy are expanding their leadership roles to further support the company’s Diversity & Inclusion Council. Tanya Reu-Narvaez, senior vice president of human resources for two Realogy business units, will also oversee the company’s enterprise-wide diversity framework, employee resource groups and diversity training initiatives.

Darlene Lapola

Darlene Lapola

Darlene Lapola, senior counsel of global services for Realogy Franchise Group, has been appointed chair of the Realogy Diversity & Inclusion Council. The Council itself will be expanding its focus on internal inclusiveness within Realogy and continuing to build external partnerships with diverse industry organizations.

“For us, diversity has always been top-of-mind,” said Reu-Narvaez. “Companies today must reflect the markets they’ve served, and we view diversity and inclusion as truly a competitive advantage.

“As it stands now, we have inclusion councils across our business units,” she explained. “We’re looking to increase critical mass, increasing the number of champions we have across the organization that will really help us in continuing to enhance the culture of Realogy and enhance the business simultaneously.

“I feel very strongly that businesses today that don’t engage at this level will be left behind,” Reu-Narvaez concluded. “This is a fabric of our strategy at large. We’re really excited about the direction we’re heading in.”

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