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Sam DeBord

Chief Executive Officer

Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO)

As CEO of the nonprofit standards organization RESO DeBord oversees real estate data standards development and implementation. Previously, he served as president’s liaison for NAR’s MLS and Data Management division and as managing broker for Coldwell Banker Danforth. DeBord currently sits on the board of directors for NAR, Second Century Ventures and CRMLS.

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