Ohio Realtors

Global Business Alliance Committee

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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.

2020 Committee Leadership:

Chairman: Mike Valerino
Vice Chair: Mark Dolezal
EC Liaison: Ali Whitley
Staff Liaison: Carrie Arblaster

1-year At-Large appointments

  • Christine Beckman
  • AJ Frye
  • Vanessa Beneze
  • Brent Swandler

2-year At-Large appointments

  • Steve Brown
  • Ali Whitley
  • Barbara Waddell
  • Michael Jones

1-year YPN Appointee: Patrick Burgan
1-year EO Appointee: Carlton Jackson
1-year CI Appointee: Dave Biechele
2-year CI Appointee: Andy Mills


Stategic 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.