CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 3, 2011) –Allen Tate Company is proud to announce that Carol Young, a Realtor in the company’s High Point office, has received the Triad Business Journal’s Women in Business award.
Young was among a select group of recipients chosen by the Triad Business Journal and presented with the award at the 12th annual awards luncheon held April 29 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Greensboro. Women in Business award winners exemplify outstanding leadership, service and commitment to their professions and communities.
“Carol Young is living proof that successful careers and community involvement combine to do great things,” said Tony Jarrett, Allen Tate Regional Vice-President, Triad. “We are extremely proud of her remarkable accomplishments in business and her never-ending dedication to her community.”
An award-winning Realtor for Allen Tate, Young entered real estate as a single mother with three daughters to support. She has averaged more than $10 million in closed sales volume annually for more than $125 milllion for her career. She has always claimed that her success comes from her community and she has given back to the community in extraordinary ways.
Young was the first woman to serve on the Carolinas Regional Blood Board of Directors, from 1988-1991. She served as President of the local chapter of the American Red Cross; was a recipient of their Distinguished Service Award; and also served on the National Board for the American Red Cross. She served as the 2008 Chairperson of the Board of Trustees for High Point Museum and was instrumental in bringing the museum under the City of High Point and hiring a new director, activities which have contributed to the continuing growth and development of the museum.
A breast cancer survivor, she spearheads annual fundraising efforts for the High Point Regional Hospital & Health System’s Pink Ribbon Luncheon, raising more than $250,000 in the past eight years. Young also leads the Good Friends annual luncheon and grassroots fund drive to support individuals and families in the community who have fallen on hard times and are not eligible for funds from through other service agencies.
She is an avid supporter of the Arts in High Point; the Junior League, in helping them to obtain and refurbish a home they use as their headquarters; and is a fundraising sponsor for Family Services. She was recently appointed to the High Point Library Board of Directors and the Wachovia/Wells Fargo Advisory Board.
“Allen Tate Company celebrates the accomplishments of Carol Young and is honored to be represented by someone of her outstanding character,” said Jarrett.
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