RISMEDIA, June 11, 2008-Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a global network of independent residential real estate companies, announced that Ruth Ann Pepple earned the Distinguished Service Award from the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council® in recognition of continuous dedicated service and outstanding professional contributions to Worldwide ERC® and the workforce mobility business community.
In her role as president, Network Services for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, Pepple manages the network’s international initiatives and recruiting and retention efforts, as well as the conferences, training and referral resources departments.
Her extensive experience includes various senior management roles with a series of real estate networks since 1971 and is considered a leader in establishing business models for referral networks. In her role with LeadingRE, Pepple manages the network’s international initiatives and recruiting and retention efforts, as well as the conferences, training, and referral resources departments.
The Distinguished Service Award is the second of three levels of awards in Worldwide ERC’s Service Recognition Award Program, which acknowledges individuals who have devoted time and expertise for the betterment of the relocation industry. The award program is based on a point accreditation system. Points are earned by performing such activities as serving on committees, writing articles for Worldwide ERC’s monthly magazine and participating on panels at Worldwide ERC® functions. Individuals must accumulate 25 service points in order to receive the Distinguished Service Award.
“Worldwide ERC® is such integral force in the relocation industry, and I am very honored to receive this distinction from them. Through the years, I have learned so much from my involvement with this group, and I have found it a true pleasure to serve my industry peers,” Pepple said.
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