Shelley Specchio, CEO of NNRMLS, and Rob Wigton, CEO of Nevada Association of Realtors, are being honored by the National Association of REALTORS® with the Strategies in Nonprofit Management Certificate from The University of Chicago Graham School of General Studies, which recognizes exceptional efforts made by REALTOR® association executives.
Specchio and Wigton are two of 85 elite REALTOR® association executives who have achieved this mark of excellence. Local and state association executives who have earned the Certificate represent more than 990,000 REALTORS® in 54 states and territories in 1,435 REALTOR® associations.
Prior to becoming a graduate of the University of Chicago Certificate program, participants in the program must attend six customized classes in association and non-profit management and pass the pre-and post-work assignments for each class. Participants must demonstrate knowledge of areas critical to REALTOR® association management, including strategic planning, performance management, leadership, budgeting and finance, advocacy and lobbying, board governance and developing effective programs.