Gahanna Area Realty Association
The mission of this organization was and still is to share information and ideas among our members and community concerning the local Real Estate market.
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Vice President - Dave Truitt, Keller Williams Greater Columbus

Worked in constuction through high school and college. Then worked for lending institutions when they foreclosed on homes. Since becoming licensed have worked hard to increase market share and the number of closed transactions every single year. Have earned my designation as a "negotiation specialist", was chairman of the Builder-Realtor Alliance Committee, served as a director for the Ohio Association of Realtors. Am a member of the New Build Homeowners Associaton and also work distressed sales frequently. More important than any of those things is the I am a dad who loves my family.

Tour Director – Karen Evans, Title First Agency

As a Marketing Representative, I have the opportunity to work with and handle the Title needs of Real Estate professionals around Columbus and across the state of Ohio. I am part of the leadership team of Women’s Council of Realtors and involved in various other associations. What I’ve enjoyed most about my job is having the ability to help people achieve their goals, developing deep relationships in the process. A graduate of the University of South Carolina, I am married with a 7 year old daughter and I live in Westerville.

Assistant Tour Director-Heather Robison, NMLS #664590, American Bank

Because mortgage transactions and Realtors don't stick to regular business hours, I am available seven days a week, often coming in early and staying as ate as necessary to get the job done. You're never left on your own. As a TEAM we will get all goals accomplished! I Generate and maintain mortgage loans and accounts throughout the AMERICAN BANK footprint including origination and oversee borrower loan package throughout the entire sales cycle.

I believe in not only taking care of the new home owner, but also the real estate agent that referred them to me! I understand that communication and honesty is what people crave most. This understanding keeps me in constant contact with my borrowers and real estate agents

2016 Secretary Director - Mary Beth Brigleb, newImage Business Cards

I am a Partner in newImage Business Cards, a Gahanna based, graphic design and print business. We excel at custom business cards, postcards, brochures and other marketing materials for Realtors and companies large and small. Since 2003 we have grown our business by offering affordable design services to successful, local area businesses that don’t have a graphic design shop of their own. I met many of our customers both as board member for 6 years and continuing member of Gahanna Area Chamber of Commerce and as an affiliate member of GARA since 2004.