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Keller Williams Hires Real Estate Apprentice Winner
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RISMEDIA, May 4 – Kendra Shearer, winner of the Grand Prize Award for Season I of the Real Estate Apprentice Grant competition, will be working for Keller Williams Realty.

Shearer will be working from the one-year-old Keller Williams' office located at 2651 Dallas Highway, Marietta, Georgia.

This office recently won the Home Run Launch Award for Keller Williams for 2004.

“I am thrilled to have Kendra join us," said KW team leader Lynn Larson. “I am so impressed with her business plan and am looking forward to helping her maximize her benefits gained through the Real Estate Apprentice Grant.”

When Shearer was asked why she had chosen Keller Williams she replied, “The core values of the organization and strong focus on teamwork and training were two issues that were critical for me to build this business.”

Shearer continued by commenting that Keller Williams will also help empower her to better serve the seniors' market. According to Shearer, Keller Williams' philosophy includes: Building careers worth having, businesses worth owning and lives worth living. The vision is to be the company of choice for a new generation of real estate agents and owners; with core values of God, family, then business.

Founded in 1983, Keller Williams Realty Inc. is an international real estate company with 464 offices located across the U.S. and Canada. Keller Williams began franchising its offices in 1991.

According to Shearer, Keller Williams' belief system was another factor which influenced her decision to join the company. That system includes: win-win or no deal; integrity; commitment in all things; communication- seek first to understand; creativity- ideas before results; teamwork- together everyone achieves more; trust starts with honesty; and success - which is gaining results through people.

According to the foundation’s Deputy Executive Director Martin Oliver, Ph.D., “A DVD featuring Kendra Shearer and the Real Estate Apprentice story, is being released next week. The video was shot live on location in Atlanta and provides information on the application process, the Apprentice Grant philosophy, sponsor details, and how new agents and real estate companies can get involved.

The Real Estate Apprentice Grant Program is open to all new real estate students that are U.S. or Canadian citizens or legal residents that have taken or will be taking a real estate licensing course or who became licensed as a new agent during the six month grant season period (January 1st to June 30th 2005) or 90 days preceding this period. Interested persons can apply online at the Real Estate Apprentice Grant web site

Every six months inaugurates a new season. The competition is judged on the basis of answers to essay questions, which demonstrate: salesmanship and communication skills, entrepreneurial spirit, integrity, creativity, and uniqueness. Every six months 12 leading judges select 10 new winners.

Dr. Martin Oliver at or at 949-349-9394 ext 107.


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