Wichita Realtor group names Tessa Hultz as new CEO

Tessa Hultz, an official with the St. Louis Association of Realtors, has been named the new CEO of the Wichita Area Association of Realtors and the South Central Kansas Multiple Listing Service.

Hultz will join WAAR effective Feb. 1. Her hiring wraps up a four-month search for the replacement to outgoing director Laura Raudonis, who left in August to become CEO of the Fort Wayne, Ind., Association of Realtors.

Hultz served as vice president of education and staff liaison for the forms and contracts committee for the St. Louis group. She has earned the Realtor Association Certified Executive and technology certifications from the National Association of Realtors, and is working toward a Certified Association Executive designation from the American Society of Association Executives.

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