The success of any organization is its membership and more specifically its leadership. Here at the Atlanta REALTORS® Association, we are no different than other great organizations as our leaders are the hub and our members are the engine to move us forward. The Atlanta REALTORS® looks for dedicated professionals to direct our great organization to its full potential.

The ARA Emerging Leaders Program is designed to train and develop selected members who wish to take a more active role in the Atlanta REALTORS® Association. This is a great opportunity for forward thinking professionals to discover the inner workings of association management, business development and industry advancement at all levels of real estate. Whether you are a senior-level leader, new to a leadership position, or in a role where you want to make a difference in your community and profession, Atlanta REALTORS® can help you prepare to lead real estate into the future.

A limited number of (25) Twenty-five applicants will be accepted into the ARA Emerging Leaders Program, made up of REALTOR® members of the Atlanta REALTORS® Association. Graduates are recognized during the Annual Business Meeting.

2021 Program Application Deadline:
Friday, November 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Applicants will be contacted in November if an interview will be necessary.

In order to graduate from the program and be recognized at the 2021 Annual Business Meeting, there will be expectations to attend approximately 5-6 classes per year, the GAR Legislative Day, a community service project determined by the Emerging Leaders class, and other mandatory requirements.

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ARA Emerging Leaders Program Calendar

These programs are only open to the 2020 Leadership Development Program participants.



Emerging Leaders Program Event

David Greenberg will lead participants in learning the most effective methods to prepare and deliver presentations applicable to their "real world."




Emerging Leaders Program Event

Participate as a group with an outside organization to strengthen community involvement.


 ARA Emerging Leaders Graduates


Year: 2019

Sarah Alter

Keith Biggs

Holly Boyd

Brittney Cleveland

Victor Collins

Angel Crayton

Carolyn Garrett

Christy Hiatt

Whitney Kennedy

Shanda Laws

Marvetta McCaleb-Bozeman

Donna Murphy

Kelly Newsome

Emily Wheeler

Gloria Williams

Rod Williams

Valorie Williams

Year: 2018

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