Michael P. Barr
CAE, e-PRO - Chief Executive Officer
(336) 854-5868 ext 3008
Michael is the Association liaison to the community at large. He coordinates strategic planning, encourages the leadership to become visionary and manages the Association's business operations. He researches trends for the real estate industry and Association management. He assists, advises and supports the Greensboro Regional REALTORS® Association President, Executive Committee and Board of Directors. In addition, Michael also serves in the following capacities:
- Ex-officio member of the Triad Multiple Listing Service Board of Directors
- Association Liaison to the State (NCAR) and National (NAR) Associations of REALTORS® and the International Sector of NAR.
- Primary Liaison with Association Attorney and Association CPA.
He guides the interrelated constituencies for a competitive environment, conducts financial oversight and analysis of revenue streams, and manages the staff and day-to-day operations of the Association. He also serves as the Executive Officer for the North Carolina Certified Commercial Investment Members Chapter (NC-CCIM), North Carolina Chapter of the REALTORS® Land Institute (NCRLI), and the Carolinas Chapter of Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (CSIOR).
(336) 854-5868 ext. 3003
The Commercial Division Coordinator. She helps coordinate
the NC-CCIM, Carolinas RLI, RCA of Greensboro, SIOR Carolinas, SIOR
Southeastern Region, and NC-CRS chapters. She is the first stop for
information regarding their respective membership, manages the marketing
for the chapters, and helps to organize their conferences, meetings,
and continuing education needs.
(336) 854-5868 ext. 3005
Melanie serves as the Association's internal and external
Communications Specialist. She serves as the contact person for the
local, state and national media as well as a staff liaison to the
Affordable Housing Task Force; the Awards and Nominating Committees; and
supports the Board of Directors administratively. In addition, Melanie
updates the Association's social media outlets and provides content for
the website as well as marketing and advertising efforts of the
Local Government Affairs Director
Nick facilitates GRRA's civic and political involvement. As
Government Affairs Committee staff liaison, Nick communicates GRRA's
message to community leaders and executive staff from the Guilford
County Board of Commissioners, the Greensboro City Council, and the
Guilford County Board of Education. In addition, Nick writes NAR grants
for GRRA and oversees grant-funded, REALTOR®-involved projects from planning to completion.
Barbara P. Gilliland
Director of Office and Financial Operations, RCE
(336) 854-5868 ext. 3007
Barbara advises, assists and supports the Chief Executive Officer in all matters relating to the financial well-being of the Association. She tracks the Association's investments and revenue sources. She maintains the Association's human resource records and performs bookkeeping functions for the GRRA and its affiliate divisions. Barbara is the Administrator for the Institute for Real Estate Management (IREM) Chapter #56. She also serves as staff liaison to the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC), the Audit and Leadership Development committees, as well as the GRRA's Foundation.
Membership and Special Events Coordinator
(336) 854-5868 ext. 3006
Sharon assists new members in joining the Association and plans and executes the Association's orientation events. She plans and oversees the GRRA's continuing education classes and assists the planning and execution of Association luncheons and special events. She also assists in special projects for the Chief Executive Officer and acts as the staff liaison to the REALTORS® Community Service Committee and the Education Committee.
(336) 854-5868 ext. 3001
Serves as the GRRA's first point of contact. She fields telephone calls and directs them to the appropriate staff members and assists the Director of Office and Financial Operations with billing entries and mailings. Also is in charge of the GRRA's library, the REALTOR® Store and assists in various association projects.
Chief Operating Officer, e-Pro
(336) 854-5868 ext. 3004
Peter, our resident technology expert, assists our membership with support in Multiple Listing Service (MLS) issues. He addresses issues in the Supra system and coordinates the GRRA, GRRA-RCA, NC-CCIM, Carolinas Chapter of SIOR and NCRLI websites. Acting as the staff liaison to the Technology Users Group, Peter ensures the even flow of information and implementation of new technologies. Peter supports the technical infrastructure of the Association, which includes training in software and hardware applications and providing technical support to the GRAA staff.
Banquet and Event Sales
(336) 854-5868 ext. 3002
Sydney responds to customer
inquiries about facility rental. Markets the Oak Branch Events and
Conference Center through outside sales calls, prospecting, direct mail,
networking and referrals. She ensures successful events that meet both
the client needs and company's guidelines and manages events from
initial sale through successful completion.