Krista Hubbell Named REALTOR® of the Year
Krista Hubbell, Broker, Plus One Professionals Realty has been named the 2023 REALTOR® of the Year by the Midwestern Ohio Association of REALTORS®. This award is presented to a REALTOR® member who represents the outstanding attributes of the REALTOR® profession. The award recognizes REALTORS® who have made a real commitment to the real estate industry.
Krista believes in “giving back” to the real estate profession. She serves as a mentor to new agents as well as other “seasoned” agents. Krista “leads by example” by being honest and presenting all the options to clients. One award nominator wrote “she is always smiling and a joy to be around.”
Krista promotes the value of using a REALTOR by educating clients on how important a REALTOR’S skills and knowledge are in the home purchase process. She is also very involved in her community, participating in most all of St. Marys’ community events and fundraisers.
She combines her career with volunteering and home life. Krista has volunteered with various community organizations such as SMART Group in St. Marys. She is a broker who is innovative, and who cares deeply about their agents and their clients. In addition to being a successful broker and active member of her community, she is mom to three beautiful girls.
Midwestern Ohio REALTORS would like to congratulate Krista Hubbell on receiving the 2023 REALTOR® of the Year Award.
Anita Ricketts Awarded Midwestern Ohio Association of REALTORS® Lifetime Achievement Award
Anita Ricketts, Principal Broker, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, has been awarded as this year’s Mary Pollock Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the Midwestern Ohio Association of REALTORS®. This award is presented to a REALTOR® member who represents the outstanding attributes of the REALTOR® profession over the course of their career. The award recognizes REALTORS® who have made a real commitment to the real estate industry and who have been a licensed real estate agent for at least 20 years.
Anita’s real estate career consists of 41 years of setting and reaching goals and accomplishments. In the beginning, like most new REALTORS®, she learned how to work hard and persevere to serve her clients well through difficult markets.
After many sales awards and leadership roles, she obtained her brokers’ license and started her own company. Being mindful of the changes in the real estate world and having the heart and soul to continue with a career she loved; Anita not only continued in sales, and added responsibilities as a broker, but also began to teach and train new agents.
Anita has a GRI designation from the National Association of Realtors and has served on numerous committees at the state and local level of the REALTOR® association; including involvement in Ohio Realtors’ Professional Development, Legal Issues and MLS committees. She also served several terms and was President of the WRIST MLS Board of Directors, and was named the Midwestern Ohio Association of REALTORS® distinguished REALTOR® of the Year in 2017.
Additionally, Anita currently serves on the Columbus REALTORS® MLS Board of Directors as Vice Chair and incoming Chair for 2023. She also currently serves on the Columbus REALTORS® Broker Advisory Council and on the West Central Association of REALTORS® MLS Committee as well.
There are many adjectives that this individual’s peers would use to describe her. Loyal, strong, slow to anger, protective, fair, thoughtful and kind. These character traits have allowed her to succeed in many facets of life and to be steady and sure her in her accomplished real estate career.
Midwestern Ohio REALTORS would like to congratulate Anita Ricketts on receiving this year’s Mary Pollock Lifetime Achievement Award.
Kori Weiss of KTL Performance Mortgage Named MOAR Affiliate of the Year
Kori Weiss of KTL Performance Mortage has been awarded as this year' Affiliate of the Year. The Affiliate of the Year Award recognizes Affiliate Members for their service and commitment to the association. The award acknowledges their support through committee participation and their support of association programs and events. This award also recognizes their efforts to make the communities they serve a better place.
Kori has been active on the Midwestern Ohio REALTORS® Affiliate Committee for multiple years and has participated in the networking activities of the association.
She has participated in our annual RPAC Auction which raises funds to support issues that affect REALTORS. This affiliate is always willing to lend a hand, come early or stay late to help make MOAR events successful.
Kori has been an advocate for, and has fully participated in our monthly “Third Thursday @ Three” networking/charity fundraising events by hosting an event and also attending most of the others.
She was also an eager participant in the new Realtor Safety event that was started this year. Her positive attitude and work ethic are undeniable.
Kori has also served on the Affiliate Committee for several years and will serve as the Affiliate Committee Chair in 2023 and therefore, on the MOAR board of directors as our 2023 Affiliate Director.
Midwestern Ohio Association of REALTORS® congratulates Kori Weiss, KTL Performance Mortgage (with an honorable mention to Leah Dumas of KTL Performance Mortgage) as this year's Affiliate of the Year.
Joan Hinterschied Named Midwestern Ohio Association of REALTORS® Rookie of the Year
Joan Hinterschied, Choice Properties Real Estate, has been named 2022 Rookie of the Year by the Midwestern Ohio Association of REALTORS®. This award is presented to new REALTORS® who have been licensed full-time in the real estate industry for less than two years. It is presented to those that demonstrate their commitment to professionalism and the Code of Ethics, as well as involvement in their community.
Joan was licensed first in 2020. She continually demonstrates professionalism and adheres to the Code of Ethics in their interactions with other REALTORS® in her young career. One nominator wrote “she has been a joy to work with since she walked into the office.”
Joan is always the first to volunteer when help is needed or there is a community event at which to work. She is committed to her community and serves on her local city council.
Joan goes out of their way to help those in need…from crocheting blankets for veterans to planting a large garden each year specifically for local food bank distribution.
A nominator wrote, “she is a very positive influence (on all of us)…going as far as leaving notes with happy thoughts on her fellow agents’ desks.”
Midwestern Ohio REALTORS would like to congratulate Joan Hinterschied on receiving the 2022 Rookie of the Year Award.