Better Homes And Gardens Real Estate President And CEO Appointed To Serve On Rebuilding Together’s Board Of Directors
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (January 7, 2013) – Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate has announced the appointment of its president and CEO, Sherry Chris to the National Board of Directors at Rebuilding Together. The non-profit organization provides critical repairs, accessibility modifications and energy efficient upgrades to low-income homes and community centers at no cost to service recipients. The board focuses on building the strategic vision for nearly 200 local Rebuilding Together affiliates throughout the nation.
“On behalf of the Board, we all look forward to working with Sherry Chris,” said Brad Segal, chairman of the National Board of Directors at Rebuilding Together. “Her energy and enthusiasm will be a tremendous asset to our ongoing and expanding efforts. Her vast knowledge acquired throughout her successful, award-winning career has given Sherry great insight into working with a network-driven organization, which will serve as a great advantage to our mission.”
Chris has been actively involved in Rebuilding Together through Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate’s work with Meredith Corporation, the publisher of Better Homes and Gardens magazine. Most recently, she participated in Meredith’s Annual Fall Workday, which consisted of completing renovations for homeowners in Des Moines, Iowa.
Mell Meredith, chairman of the Meredith Corporation Foundation serves as the vice chair of the National Rebuilding Together Board. “Sherry Chris is one of the most respected and innovative leaders in the real estate business,” said Meredith. “I have been extremely impressed with the way she and her team have grown the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate business, and I look forward to working with her as she contributes her enthusiasm, intelligence and extensive business experience to Rebuilding Together.”
“It is an honor to serve in a leadership position at Rebuilding Together,” said Chris. “My career has been built on matching consumers with their perfect home. Home ownership is such an important part of the American dream, and I am eager to be a part of an organization that provides vital services to homeowners who need them most.”
In addition to Chris’ appointment, Rebuilding Together announced four leaders to its board including: Carrie Petty, vice president of Petty Custom Homes; Mary Busey Harris, executive vice president of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI); Meredith Rosenberg, senior vice president of Fullbridge Inc.; and Jane Eskelund, executive director of Rebuilding Together Providence.
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