Dottie Herman, CEO of Douglas Elliman Real Estate and winner of the 2018 NAWRB Roaring Thirty The Influencer Award, gave the closing SHETalk of the first day by telling the engaging and heartfelt story of her success, from the risk she took buying Merrill Lynch from Prudential and having the tenacity to ask angel investors to invest in her dreams, to the steps she has taken to build what is now the third-largest company in America with a revenue of over $27 billion.
a Human Touch
The Perfect Balance
We kicked off the 2018 NAWRB 5th Annual Conference, “Year of Women,” this morning with three inspiring SHETalks by Sharron P.A. Levine, Director of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA); Dr. Chitra Dorai, Former IBM Fellow and Master Inventor; and Dottie Herman, CEO of Douglas Elliman. All of these thought leaders and business owners delivered enlightening sound bites of important issues affecting the industry, such as opportunities for women in housing as professionals and consumers, Technology Human Balance and the rules for building a successful business.
Desiree Patno, CEO & President of Desiree Patno Enterprises, Inc. and NAWRB, will join Dottie Herman, CEO of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, on her radio show Eye on Real Estate—the only show on talk radio to focus solely on real estate. Tune in Saturday, March 24th, at 10 a.m. on AM 970 The Answer to hear Patno share her industry insight from her 20 years of experience in the housing and real estate ecosystem.