A passionate voice for fair housing and antiracism in the real estate industry, Michelle Mills Clement, FASAE, CAE, RCE, is the chief executive officer at the Chicago Association of REALTORS®. Under her leadership, in 2018, the Chicago Association of REALTORS® issued an apology for past actions in promoting inequality and segregation in Chicago. She cohosts the Texts to Table podcast focused on diversity, equity and inclusion with three of her Black association executive peers. She is a 2019 Crain’s Chicago Business “40 Under 40” honoree, the 2020 Chicago Agent Magazine “Association CEO of the Year” and is one of Bisnow Chicago’s Commercial Real Estate “Rising Stars” and “Power Women.” She was recently honored with ASAE’s Key Award, the highest individual honor for association chief staff executives and Roosevelt University’s Industry Changemaker Award for her efforts to make positive changes in the real estate industry.
John Gormley, Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS®
Jeff Lasky, North Shore-Barrington Association of REALTORS®