President & CEO, BHGRE
Sherry Chris is the President and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate LLC. Well-known for her innovative thinking, next generation consumer insights and idea sharing in an effort to move the industry forward, Sherry is a frequently sought after speaker at international real estate and technology conferences. She is also regularly featured by national media outlets such as the FOX Business Channel, CNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today, sharing her insights into industry reports and trends. She is a strong advocate of engaging with businesses and consumers through social media channels – making her the most followed CEO of a national real estate brand on Twitter.
Sherry serves on the NAR real estate services and the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) Education Foundation advisory boards. She is also the chair of the national board of directors at the non-profit organization, Rebuilding Together. Sherry is also a member of the advisory board for New Story, a certified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that builds safe homes and transforms slums into thriving communities in developing countries.
In 2015, Inman News named Sherry as one of the 33 people who are changing the real estate industry. Additionally, since being named Inman Innovator of the Year in 2010, a prestigious and coveted aware that honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional vision and foresight to advance the real estate experience, she has been recognized six years consecutively as one of Inman’s 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders. Additional accolades include the Swanepoel Power 200 list (2013-2017), the Most Influential Real Estate Executives list by Real Estate Executive Magazine(2013) and Profiles in Diversity Journal‘s annual Women Worth Watching list (2013).
Sherry is a graduate of The University of Western Ontario and earned an MBA from the Ivey School of Business.
While economic markets are strong, obstacles such as inventory shortage and a tightening regulatory environment have reduced the momentum of sustainable homeownership growth in recent years. Join Sherry Chris and Danny Gardner as they discuss how these obstacles are impacting the industry and what they are doing today to pick up speed and drive growth forward.