The Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC) has appointed Stephen Ashworth as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Ashworth replaces Sandra De Medeiros, CAE who served as interim executive director & CEO.
“After a rigorous search process, the REIC National Board is pleased to have selected the strongest individual to lead the Institute,” said Ken Loeppky, CPM, REIC National President in the organization’s press release. “Stephen brings a breadth of experience in education, association leadership, professional designation management, and marketing. This makes him uniquely qualified to lead REIC successfully into the future.”
According to the press release, Ashworth holds a master’s degree in education and has led other organizations such as Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council, International Institute of Business Analysis, and Junior Achievement Canada, strengthening education and reach for these organizations. He has also served in management roles with the Halton District Catholic School Board.
Ashworth will work with staff, members, partners, and professionals he will help the board plan for a future where REIC is at the helm of high ethical standards, professionalism and integrity in real estate.