REcolorado Announces 2024 Board of Directors

MLS Expands Depth and Breadth of Board with New Directors

Greenwood Village, CO–November 8, 2023 –REcolorado®, Colorado’s largest real estate multiple listing service (MLS) that facilitates more than three quarters of the state’s residential transactions, is pleased to present its 2024 Board of Directors. Members of the board, which include three new categories of directors, were ratified at the company’s November Annual Shareholder meeting and the 2024 officers of the REcolorado board were elected. 

“REcolorado is proud to have this group of talented individuals who bring deep real estate expertise, as well as industry-wide leadership at local, regional, and national levels,” said Gene Millman, president and CEO of REcolorado. “REcolorado’s strong Board of Directors will further ensure our company is strategically positioned to seize the opportunities that lie ahead for our company and our subscribers.” 

Mark Trenka, of Century 21 Trenka Real Estate, will serve as Chair of the REcolorado Board of Directors and Shelly Vincent, of HomeSmart LLC, will be Vice Chair and Chair of REcolorado’s MLS Rules and Regulations Committee. Laura Ruch, of Keller Williams Preferred, will continue as Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee.  

“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as Chair of one of the nation’s leading and most innovative MLS organizations,” said Mark Trenka, REcolorado chairman. “It is a privileged to be part of this highly respected team of board members who are committed to the goal of empowering REcolorado’s subscribers through a trusted, cooperative, and all-encompassing real estate marketplace.”

REcolorado’s board is comprised of a diverse set of brokers and broker-owners from companies of varying different sizes across our footprint. This year, the board was expanded to include additional brokerage representatives, two Ex-Officio Directors, and an Industry Asset Director.

“We’re excited to grow our board with new members who will bring broad expertise and insight as we navigate the rapidly changing landscape of organized real estate,” said Millman. “Their extensive knowledge and experience will be invaluable as we implement our forward-looking strategy driven with our subscribers as our North Star.”

REcolorado’s 2024 Board of Directors:

Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®

Mark Trenka, Century 21 Trenka Real Estate
Laura Ruch, Keller Williams Preferred Realty
Greg Fischer, West + Main Homes

South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association
David Barber, RE/MAX Leaders
Heather Hankins, Novella Real Estate
Larry McGee, Novella Real Estate

Mountain Metro Association of REALTORS®
Kathleen Stump, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Elevated Living RE

Brokerage Directors
Shannel Ryan, LIV Sotheby’s International Realty
Alan Smith, RE/MAX Professionals
Shelly Vincent, HomeSmart LLC

Industry Asset Director
Chris Bennett, PRESTA Team

Ex Officio Directors
Brendan Bailey, Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®
Melissa Maldonado, South Metro Denver Association of REALTORS®

REcolorado has a customer-centric mentality and, thanks to this focus, has seen sizable growth in the past year through new initiatives and partnerships. The successful rollout of these initiatives has led to increased satisfaction and loyalty among subscribers and real estate professionals throughout the state. In response to feedback from our subscribers, REcolorado has developed new solutions and enhanced existing services through collaborative projects. By working with our partners, we have been able to expand the footprint of our listing data, create better services, and stronger business-friendly policy to help everyone succeed in the Colorado real estate market.