National Women’s History Month Spotlight: Lisa York
What leadership roles do/did you hold in the real estate industry?
Currently NC REALTORS® Region 3 VP
Past President Sanford Area Association of REALTORS®
Sanford Area Association of REALTORS® PAC Chair 2009-2011
What leadership roles do/did you hold in NC REALTORS®?
NC REALTORS® Region 3 VP
NC REALTORS® Diversity Committee Chair
What is your role in the industry today?
What is your role in NC REALTORS® today?
Active leadership role
What years were you active in the industry?
What years were you active in NC REALTORS®?
What do you consider your greatest accomplishment in the industry?
My greatest accomplishment in this industry has been my ability to balance two careers (REALTOR® & Auctioneer) at the same time & still be successful.
What do you consider your greatest accomplishment as an NC REALTOR®?
Graduating from the NC REALTORS® Leadership Academy in 2015 & volunteering for a multitude of committees. Receiving the 2009 RPAC Chairmans Award & 2017 REALTORS PAC Volunteer Award was very special to me.
What were the greatest challenges you faced in the industry?
My greatest challenge was coming into the business at the downturn and somehow completing my first sale of $450,000 within the first 3 months of having my license. As bad as the market seemed, it gave me the opportunity to build my business to the success it is today.
What were the greatest challenges you faced as an NC REALTOR®?
My greatest challenge as a NC REALTOR® member was forcing myself to volunteer for committee positions early in my career. I have enjoyed volunteering my time & getting to know our members.
Have you been inspired by other NC REALTOR® women throughout the years? Please name them here and briefly describe how they have impacted you, the industry or the association.
Connie Corey has been a wonderful mentor to me. She taught me the ins & outs of NC REALTORS®, has molded me into the leader I am today & I am very grateful for her.
Treasure Faircloth, Patrice Willetts, Leigh Brown, Sandra O’Connor, Lolita Malave, Kathy Carpenter, Deb Hayes, Sandy Hurst & Amy Hedgecock have all been a ton of support throughout my career. They have been bright spots in my life along the way & I am thankful for their leadership.