Global Business Alliance Committee

Global Business Alliance Committee

The Global Advisory Committee positions Ohio REALTORS as a leader in the global real estate marketplace and its members as expert facilitators in global economic development.

2023 Committee Leadership:

Chairman: Jennifer Moore
Vice Chair: Tammy Murphy
EC Liaison: AJ Frye
Staff Liaison: Scott Williams

One Year At-Large Appointments

Maura Schmitt – 12/31/2023
Jason Westendorf – 12/31/2023
Rachel Lewitt – 12/31/2023
Rachel Kubic – 12/31/2023

Two-Year At-Large Appointments

Vanessa Beneze – 12/31/2024
Gloria Cannon – 12/31/2024
Stephanie Kuhlman – 12/31/23
Michael Jones – 12/31/23

One & Two-Year Position Appointments

YPN Appointment (1 year) – Kyle Oberlin
EO Appointment (1 year) – Mike Valerino
CI Appointment (1 year) – Kelly Meyer
CI Appointment (2 year) – Akil Hameed -- 12/31/24
MOU Appointment (2 year) – Akiko Miyamota – 12/31/23


Strategic Plan, Goal 6: Global Real Estate Marketplace (defined as new commercial or residential real estate transactions with foreign nationals and immigrant clients, buyers with extended family abroad, employers of global corporations and other groups) to position Ohio REALTORS as a leader in Ohio’s global real estate marketplace and its members as expert facilitators in global economic development.

Educate & Engage - Membership

  • What is a global business alliance and why should they care?
  • How do they engage the global marketplace where they are?

Educate & Engage - Key ED players in Ohio

  • Why should Ohio REALTORS have a seat at the global economic development table?
  • How we as Ohio REALTORS wish to partner with them

Objective 6.1

  • Educate OAR membership about the Ohio REALTORS global business alliance.

Objective 6.2

  • Identify key economic development contacts within Ohio’s global marketplace.

Objective 6.3

  • Assist local Associations in establishing strategic relationships with local global business and cultural groups.

Objective 6.4

  • Establish OAR as a leading facilitator in market-to-market connections.

Objective 6.5

  • Leverage existing relationships to establish a foundation for OAR as a leader in the global real estate marketplace.