Allen Tate Realtors® Raise $75,000 for Public Education in Charlotte

24 Oct

10.24.14 CLT FUNday Maggie and crewAllen Tate Realtors® in the Charlotte region recently raised $75,000 to benefit public education, as part of the company’s 17th Annual FUNday event.

On FUNday, Allen Tate agents, employees and guests “pay to play” and raise money for local public education organizations. Since it began 17 years ago, FUNday has taken the form of a field day, tailgate picnic, community workday, and evening reception. This year, FUNday was held as four separate regional events through the company’s footprint in North and South Carolina. To date, FUNday has raised more than $1.38 million for public education across the Carolinas.

Approximately 500 people attended the Charlotte event on October 9, an evening tailgate and reception in the Panthers’ Den at Bank of America Stadium. The festivities included silent and live auctions, 50/50 raffle, wine pull, and exclusive, behind-the-scenes tours of the stadium and Carolina Panthers’ facilities.

“The money we raise each year at our FUNday fundraiser goes directly to benefit the schools in our local communities – which in turn, make our region stronger and more desirable,” said Stephanie Gossett, FUNday Charlotte event chairperson.

Local education organizations that will benefit from Allen Tate FUNday dollars include Communities in Schools, Teach for America, NCBest and MeckEd.

FUNday is made possible through the support of national, regional and local sponsors. Superbowl sponsor ($5,000) for the Charlotte event was River Run. Touchdown sponsors ($3,000) included AV Homes, Quantum Digital, True Homes, 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty, Our State magazine and Realtor.com. Field Goal sponsors ($2,000) were H&H Homes, John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, Riverwalk Carolinas, Office Depot/Office Max, United Printing, Coley Law Firm and Cannon Solutions America.

Allen Tate is the Carolinas’ largest real estate company with 23 local offices in the Charlotte region and a total of 40 offices in North and South Carolina.

Allen Tate Insurance Agents Earn Blue Streak Designation

21 Oct

Allen Tate Insurance (insurance.allentate.com) is pleased to announce that Robin Price, vice president of sales and Anna Bailey, customer service supervisor, have earned the Blue Streak designation from Central Insurance Companies.

Blue Streak is a personal lines service, recognition and relationship program provided to insurance agencies representing Central Insurance which maintain consistently high professional standards and a proven track record of producing high-quality personal lines business.

Price and Bailey recently completed a three-day training program for Blue Streak representatives at the home office of Central Insurance Companies in Van Wert, Ohio.

Allen Tate Insurance is just one of 69 insurance agencies nationwide that are designated Blue Streak.

Allen Tate Announces October Winner’s Edge Graduates – Triad

20 Oct

Allen Tate Realtors® (www.allentate.com), the Carolinas’ leading real estate company, has announced that the following individuals have graduated from the company’s Winner’s Edge training in the Triad region:

Miguel Carreno – Asheboro

April Dixon, Scott Michaels – Green Valley

Jenn Cutright, Jennifer Skinner, Jessica Ussery – High Point

Sterling Norins – North Elm

Aubree Thomas – Oak Ridge

Kacie Shaver – Winston-Salem

Exclusively for Allen Tate Realtors, Winner’s Edge is a required, comprehensive real estate training program. The curriculum includes the latest in national real estate trends, technology, license law, sales and marketing techniques, integrated with detailed information about the local real estate market. As a result of this intensive course of study, Realtors are equipped with the latest tools in the industry in order to serve their clients in a knowledgeable, caring and professional manner.

Since 1957, Allen Tate Realtors has focused on the needs of consumers by providing one-stop shopping with choices in branches located in communities throughout the Carolinas.

Allen Tate Announces October 2014 Winner’s Edge Graduates

20 Oct


Allen Tate Realtors® (www.allentate.com), the Carolinas’ leading real estate company, has announced that the following individuals have graduated from the company’s Winner’s Edge training in the Charlotte region:

Jamie Dunkel, Lori Stille, Andrea Wilson, Kelly Ann Wilson – Ballantyne

P.J. Brown, Deedee Gill, Doris Gordon, Gina Lassiter, Liz Phillips – Concord

Abigail Duval – Fort Mill

Michael Eagle – Huntersville

Heather Hermansen – Lake Wylie

Carrie Carlile, Meetika Kapur – Matthews/Mint Hill

Allen Miller – Monroe

Chris Ormond – Mooresville

Jen DiPrima, Pamela Jobe – New Town Road

Ulyana Lukomskiy, Elizabeth Whetstone – Providence/485

Laurie Nortz, Jordan Randall, Morgan Thomas – Rock Hill

Marie Ligon – Southpark

Lauren Fox, Krystle Nicholas – Steele Creek

Beth Landress – University

Exclusively for Allen Tate Realtors, Winner’s Edge is a required, comprehensive real estate training program. The curriculum includes the latest in national real estate trends, technology, license law, sales and marketing techniques, integrated with detailed information about the local real estate market. As a result of this intensive course of study, Realtors are equipped with the latest tools in the industry in order to serve their clients in a knowledgeable, caring and professional manner.

Since 1957, Allen Tate Realtors has focused on the needs of consumers by providing one-stop shopping with choices in branches located in communities throughout the Carolinas.

Allen Tate Company Names Eric Heintschel as Chief Financial Officer

14 Oct

10.14.14 Heintschel, EricAllen Tate Company (www.allentate.com), the Carolinas’ leading real estate company, has named Eric Heintschel as chief financial officer.

In his new position, Heintschel will oversee all financial operations for Allen Tate Realtors® and the Allen Tate Family of Companies. He replaces Fred Hines, who will retire as CFO in December 2014 after 23 years of service to the company. Hines will continue to serve as a managing partner for Allen Tate Insurance.

“Eric was the clear choice to lead Allen Tate’s financial operations. His impressive and varied background in accounting, finance, investments and taxes distinguishes him and will serve the company well into the future,” said Pat Riley, president and COO, Allen Tate Companies.

Prior to joining Allen Tate, Heintschel served for a decade as the chief financial officer for Carousel Capital, a Charlotte, NC-based private equity investment firm, where he oversaw the operations of multiple funds with combined capital commitments of more than $750 million and served as primary contact for 350 investors and advisors. He also previously worked for both PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and Dellinger & Deese, PLLC in Charlotte, where he specialized in working with private, family-owned businesses for these public accounting firms.

He holds both a Master of Accountancy degree and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is a North Carolina-licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

A native of Swanton, Ohio, Heintschel resides in South Charlotte with his wife, Stacy, and their three children.

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