Coldwell Banker Professional, REALTORS® Broker Christopher Hannan Accepted into 2017 Virginia Leadership Academy

Williamsburg, VA, February 27, 2017- Coldwell Banker Professional, REALTORS® in Hampton Roads is proud to congratulate Peninsula Broker, Christopher Hannan, on his nomination and acceptance into the VLA for 2017.

The Virginia Leadership Academy (conducted by the Virginia Association of REALTORS®) is conducted once every two years and identifies promising leaders through a competitive application process that prioritizes professional achievement in our industry and leadership in communities throughout the state. VLA cultivates talent and prepares Virginia real estate professionals for industry leadership at the state and national level.

Chris is a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and has a stellar background in various areas of both finance and management at a medley of global firms. His background is somewhat unique in the real estate industry, and he leverages his vast experience to lead and manage both Peninsula offices in Hampton and Williamsburg. He says that, "this is an exceptional opportunity and a privilege. None of this would have been possible without the support and encouragement of the team at Coldwell Banker Professional, REALTORS®.

Co-owner and principle broker of Coldwell Banker Professional, REALTORS®, Dorcas Helfant-Browning, expresses her endorsement of Chris' nomination to the VLA, "Chris is active, inquisitive, creative, and analytical and is always willing to mentor and teach fellow agents on his areas of expertise. He brought a total commitment to moving a mature Agent base forward in viewing the use of today's technology that now molds our industry. As an accomplished lead instructor in our Firm's training program, he is well respected company wide. Chris is always on the lookout for new industry recruits that share the REALTOR® values on which our firm is built".

The Virginia Leadership Academy's mission statement is - "To serve the Virginia REALTORS® Leadership Academy by furthering the highest standards of the Academy; by seeking out, informing, encouraging and assisting outstanding, qualified REALTORS® to pursue leadership roles at the Local, State, and National Associations; and by initiating and sponsoring activities which will perpetuate the history, traditions, memories and growth of the Academy and bind alumni together in support of the highest ideals of leadership, citizenship and professionalism."

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Coldwell Banker Professional, REALTORS® - located at 1430 Richmond Road in Williamsburg, VA 23185 - can be reached at 757.345.0588 or Coldwell Banker Professional, REALTORS® has been an affiliate of the Coldwell Banker® System since 2001 and has 8 Sales and Property Management offices located throughout Hampton Roads. Connect with them online at, and

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