Former Walmart CMO Tony Rogers and Keller Lined founder John Keller will work collectively to guide Keller Williams mum or dad firm KWx’s development technique, in line with an announcement on Tuesday.
Keller Williams isn’t finished restructuring its govt suite.
Former Walmart Chief Advertising and marketing Officer Tony Rogers and Keller Williams board of administrators member John Keller have been tapped to information the Austin-based franchisor’s company-wide development technique, the brokerage revealed Tuesday. Rogers will function KWx’s new chief development officer whereas Keller, who’s KW founder Gary Keller’s son, will function the top of transformation.
“John and Tony are confirmed leaders who will drive our development technique by connecting our brokers and shoppers in additional impactful methods,” stated Carl Liebert, the CEO of Keller Williams mum or dad firm, KWx. “We’re excited to have their world-class skills on our management staff as we proceed on our fast development trajectory.”
As KWx’s new chief development officer, Rogers shall be liable for accelerating development amongst kwx’s ecosystem, which incorporates Keller Williams’ Realty, Keller Mortgage, Keller Lined, Keller Gives and Keller Williams Worldwide, utilizing strategic advertising, branding and different communications-driven innovation and initiatives.
Previous to becoming a member of KWx, Rogers spent greater than 20 years main the advertising methods for Walmart, Sam’s Membership, Frito-Lay, Pillsbury, and Gateway, the now-defunct pc firm. The College of Texas-Austin graduate additionally spent 5 years as a senior auditor and senior monetary analyst for 2 ‘huge 4’ accounting corporations.
“I used to be immediately drawn to the individuals, tradition and imaginative and prescient at Keller Williams,” Rogers stated of his entrance into the actual property business. “Like so many industries, actual property is being radically reworked by expertise. And I’m excited to have the chance to lean additional into the disruption as we proceed to place for aggressive development.”
Whereas Rogers leads KWx’s development technique through advertising, John Keller will concentrate on the logistical facet of scaling the corporate’s subsidiaries. “We’re asking ourselves on daily basis how we are able to finest gas an built-in homeownership expertise to assist our brokers develop their companies,” he stated. “We see our brokers as lifetime companions in homeownership. And, we’re centered on the R&D and M&A to assist highly effective client experiences effectively past the preliminary transaction.”
Keller has been a KW board of administrators member since 2015, the place he helped form the technique behind KWx and KW’s client residence search app. Keller can also be a Keller Capital companion and the founding father of Keller Lined, KWx’s insurance coverage companies arm.
“Our development potential is limitless due to the expertise we entice,” Keller stated of the newest additions to KWx. “There’s merely no higher time to be with Keller Williams.”
Over the previous three years, Keller Williams has gone by means of a number of main govt shakeups that included Gary Keller leaving his CEO submit, Carl Liebert taking the reigns as kwx’s first-ever CEO, and former KW President Josh Workforce abruptly leaving the corporate in early 2021.
Since then, the corporate has strategically revamped the manager lineup for all of its segments, which has primarily hinged on creating new positions for its agent communities.
“The labor market round Austin, our distant work technique, and different exterior components have performed a task in our hiring this yr,” KW President Marc King stated in December of the corporate’s revitalized recruitment technique. “All of that has created a ton of pleasure, a ton of alternative and performs into our technique shifting ahead.”