2019 ORRA Leadership Election: Candidate Announcement

Published Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The ORRA Qualifications Committee and ORRA CEO Cliff Long are pleased to announce the candidates who are running for elected leadership positions on the 2019 ORRA Board of Directors:

Officer Candidates
There is one candidate running for each of the three uncontested officer positions. The president-elect position automatically succeeds to the president position in 2020.

Reese Stewart, RE/MAX Properties SW Inc.

Natalie Arrowsmith, Nexthome Arrowsmith Realty

Tansey Soderstrom, Real Estate Firm of Orlando

REALTOR® Director Candidates
There are 12 candidates running for five REALTOR® director positions.

Juliana Boselli Neves, Glasstone Group Inc
Cleberto Copetti, Real Estate Compass, LLC
Gretchen Demps Simmons, Ferrell Realty, Inc.
Katherine Figueroa Santiago, Watson Realty Corp
Ana Gazzara, Empire Network Realty
Dan Lopez, Legends Realty
Orlando Montero, Alpha R.E. of Central Fl LLC
Vanessa Pierce, Coldwell Banker Residential RE
Lori Rivera, Century 21 OneBlue
Chere Roane, Nicole-Hudson Realty Corp
Christina Rordam, Florida Realty Investments
Sherry Smith, ERA Grizzard Real Estate

Affiliate Director Candidates
There are two candidates running for one affiliate director position.

Chris Atwell, First International Title
Cat Brower, Mortgagee Title Services, Inc

Confidential voting for this year’s election will take place online at Those ORRA members who are in good standing by Monday, September 17, 2018 will be granted access to the electronic ballot.

Voting will open at 12:01 am on Monday, September 24, 2018 and will remain open until 5:00 pm on Friday, September 28, 2018. Results will be read at a special election announcement event on Friday, September 28, 2018 in the ORRA Conference Center and will also be posted on

Candidate videos and consent-to-serve forms will be posted on in the coming weeks. In addition, plan to meet the candidates at a special reception on September 20, 2018, from 3 – 4 pm at the Alfond Inn in Winter Park.