2012 Economic Forecast at January SSHBA Meeeting

January 06, 2012

patrick rea economic forecastJoin the Southwest Suburban Home Builders Association (SSHBA) on Thursday, January 19 for the 2012 Economic Forecast at our January General Membership Meeting. Tinley Park Village Clerk, Pat Rea is our featured speaker. The event starts at 5:30 with networking among those in the Chicago new homes industry and an open bar. Networking will be  followed by dinner and the program. The event will be held at Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th St., Oak Forest, IL 60452. Click here to make your reservation by Thursday, January 12.

Patrick E. Rea has a long and distinguished career of professional achievements and dedicated public service. He was appointed Village Clerk of the Village of Tinley Park in May 2009 after serving for 37 years as an elected Village Trustee. From 1980 until May 2009, he was Chairman of the Village’s Finance and Economic Development Committee.

He was appointed Regional Administrator for SBA’s Midwest Region by President George W. Bush in November 2003 and held that position through January 2009. Before joining the SBA, he was the Executive Director for the Illinois Development Finance. Previously, Clerk Rea served as a Vice President and Corporate Banker of Bank One Capital Markets.

Rea is a retired Brigadier General in the U.S. Army Reserve, having served throughout the United States, Asia and Europe and commanded at all Army levels of command from platoon to division.

Rea is the immediate past State Chairman of the Illinois Committee to Support the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). He is a Registered Municipal and General Securities Representative. Rea has published in the area of local taxation and governmental debt financing. Most recently, Rea received the distinguished 2004 Secretary of Defense Medal of Outstanding Public Service Award.


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Mitch Levinson is the author of “Internet Marketing: The Key to Increased New Home Sales” published by BuilderBooks. He is an Internet marketing expert with expertise in search engine optimization, website development, email marketing, social media and CRM consulting services. He is known for creating effective programs that can be tracked through analytics to prove effectiveness and ROI. Mitch is founder and president of MLC New Home Marketing and MLC FlatFee Realty, as well as managing partner of mRELEVANCE, LLC, a Marketing, Communication, Interactive agency with offices in Chicago and Atlanta. He currently leads the Chicago team. A Multi-Million Dollar Sales Producer who earned an MBA in Computer Information Systems and eCommerce, he brings a unique perspective and experience to the field of real estate communications. Mitch combines the two interests in order to help home builders and developers gain a competitive advantage through the Internet and technology. When he isn’t behind a computer, he enjoys participating in sports and coaching his kids’ teams. Mitch resides in Arlington Heights, Ill., a northwest suburb of Chicago, with his family, which includes two rambunctious labs. Visit my Google+ profile.

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