Print
Real Estate - Residential

Oldroyd Out As CEO Of Cape Fear Realtors

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 22, 2019
Taylor Oldroyd
The most recent CEO of the Cape Fear Realtors is no longer with the organization, according to a statement released Tuesday. 

The statement came from CFR via Sinclair Public Affairs, a Raleigh communications firm that lists crisis management as one of its offerings.

"The Cape Fear Realtors' Executive Committee released Taylor Oldroyd as CEO of the association, effective January 20, 2019," according to the statement emailed Tuesday afternoon.  "After careful consideration, the leadership believes it is in the best interest of the association to pursue a different course in management, and has already begun the search for a new executive.

"Effective January 22, 2019, the executive committee has named Jo Anna Edwards to serve as interim CEO."

Oldroyd, whose hiring was announced in 2017, had no comment about the statement Tuesday. Oldroyd, previously CEO of the State of Montana Association of Realtors, was hired to replace Jerry Panz, who was retiring after a 32-year career.
 
Tuesday's statement went on to quote Sherri Pridgen, president of CFR, as saying, “Our executive team is united in its effort to find a new executive officer, and has named a search committee to find a new CEO. Jo Anna Edwards has been named as interim CEO until a replacement is selected. Jo Anna has been with the association for 27 years. 

"We are confident that her leadership will serve the best interests of the association and its members as we move forward. We continue our commitment to our members and property owners across the region and look forward to the opportunities presented us by this change.”

Edwards is listed as executive vice president of Realtors Commercial Alliance of Southeastern North Carolina on Cape Fear Realtors' website.

Of the news about Oldroyd's release, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage president Tim Milam said Tuesday, "I thought he did a great job for us, and I enjoyed working with him. I'm sorry to see him go."

The news comes after a recent announcement that CFR had rejoined Business Alliance for a Sound Economy (BASE), a business advocacy group for which the local Realtors' association, previously called Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors, was one of the original founding members. The Realtors split from BASE in 2006.
Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Carolinemontgomery4

KPIs: Finding Your True North

Caroline Montgomery - Adam Shay CPA, PLLC
Mike stonestreet 300x300

Tax Season: What Your HOA Should Know

Mike Stonestreet - CAMS (Community Association Management Services)
Robindavisccu1 1011944433

Is A HELOC Right For You?

Robin Davis - Corning Credit Union (CCU)

Trending News

Downtown Office Building Changes Hands In $3.7M Deal

Cece Nunn - Nov 18, 2019

2019 Health Care Heroes Award Winners Announced

Staff Reports - Nov 18, 2019

County Votes Against Additional Funding For Wave Transit

Christina Haley O'Neal - Nov 18, 2019

In The Current Issue

Sport Attracts Players To Leland

When you want to socialize and engage in a multi-generational activity, Leland has a place to go: the House of Pickleball....


Navassa Driven Closer To Major Growth

About 2,100 people live in Navassa, but officials and developers expect that number to grow by the thousands in the next 20 years....


Habitat Chief Leads The Way Home

Steve Spain has spent much of his professional life combating homelessness. Heading into his seventh year as executive director of Cape Fear...

Book On Business

The 2019 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

August 26, 2019 Power Breakfast: A Healthy Sale?
WILMA's Leadership Accelerator
2019 WilmingtonBiz Expo Keynote Lunch - CEO, nCino, Pierre Naude`