RALEIGH, N.C. (November 1, 2011) –Allen Tate Company (www.allentate.com), the Carolinas’ leading real estate company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Phyllis York Brookshire, senior vice-president, Allen Tate Realtorsâ, to the 2011-2012 Board of Directors of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.
“We are pleased to have Phyllis as a member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors,” said Harvey Schmitt, Chamber president and CEO. “I’m certain that the knowledge and experience of our board members bring will further the Chamber’s efforts toward developing and sustaining the region’s thriving economy and quality of life.”
A career real estate professional, Brookshire joined the Allen Tate Company in 2007 as regional vice-president for the company’s Triangle region. In 2010, she was promoted to the role of senior vice-president, overseeing 38 real estate offices across the company’s footprint in North and South Carolina, including six Triangle offices: Glenwood, Falls of Neuse, Brier Creek, Cary/Stonebridge, Chapel Hill/Durham and Wake Forest/Rolesville.
In addition to her leadership with the Greater Raleigh Chamber, Brookshire has also served as president of the Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors; on the board of directors of the Realtor Foundation of the Triangle, and as chairman of the J.C. Raulston Arboretum at N.C. State University. She is actively involved with Triangle United Way, the Visual Art Exchange and Wake Educational Partnership.
Members of the Chamber’s board of directors are elected from the Chamber membership to set Chamber policies and priorities.
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About the Greater Raleigh Chamber
The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce is the Triangle’s largest nonprofit business membership organization, made up of more than 2,400 member firms representing two-thirds of the private sector employment in Wake County. The Chamber has represented the interests of the local business community since 1988.
About Allen Tate Realtors
Allen Tate Realtors is the Carolinas’ largest real estate company with offices in the Charlotte, Triad, Triangle and Upstate South Carolina regions. Allen Tate offers the advantage of hometown service with international capabilities and the latest in real estate technology and maximum marketing exposure. Visit www.allentate.com for more information.