Who got hired or promoted this week? Here’s our weekly rundown, in chronological order.
Bret Calltharp has joined Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate as its new director of talent attraction. “Throughout my career I have remained committed to innovation and education in this industry, whether working one on one with agents, speaking at conferences or sharing my thoughts via Inman News contributions or social media. It is an honor to partner with a company whose core values so closely match my own and I could not be more excited to join Sherry Chris, Amy Chorew, Karlton Utter and the thousands of talented professionals in the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate network as the new director of talent attraction,” Calltharp said in a statement.
Kristine Chin, former eBay executive, was announced as the vice president of customer engagement for Auction.com. “Becoming a more customer-centric company is crucial to our long-term success and a foundational philosophy that we are very serious about,” Auction.com CEO Tim Morse said in a statement. “Tapping into Kristine’s experience, we look forward to developing new programs, processes and products that allow us to engage with our customers in even more meaningful ways.”
Former strategic account director at Yahoo! Anthony Perry is now the vice president of media sales at Move Inc. “We are thrilled that Anthony has joined our sales leadership team,” said Ray Picard, executive vice president of sales for Move, in a statement. “As we continue to look for opportunities to turbocharge realtor.com, Anthony’s experience in the traditional media space, as well as mobile, social and emerging technologies, will allow us to deliver increasing value to our media partners.”
Chris Lambrou, director of special projects and research and development at Midwest Real Estate Data, has been named the first chair of the newly formed Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) Internet Tracking Workgroup. “We are proud of Chris and the contributions he has made in developing the sourceMLS analytics platform,” said MRED President and Chief Executive Officer Rebecca Jensen. “Tracking product usage amongst our vendors is key. MLSs need to make business decisions with this data, and it will help us compare ‘apples to apples.’ I am very happy RESO is taking full advantage of the knowledge and insight Chris will bring.”