Chicago (Vocus) Easter Seals announces the election of Richard W. "Rick" Davidson, chief executive officer, Century 21 Real Estate LLC, to its international board of directors.
CENTURY 21®'s relationship with Easter Seals began in 1979, and since that time, its thousands of franchise brokers and their agents have raised more than $100 million to provide services and support to children and adults with disabilities through Easter Seals.
"The leadership team at CENTURY 21® has a long-standing history of passionately supporting Easter Seals mission, Mr. Davidson is no exception," says James E. Williams, Jr., president and chief executive officer, Easter Seals. "Easter Seals is delighted to have Rick join our board of directors and we look forward to working with him to further grow our 30 year partnership with the CENTURY 21 System."
Davidson was appointed President and CEO of Century 21 Real Estate LLC in February of this year. With more than 20 years experience in the real estate industry, Davidson is a licensed real estate broker in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He has received several national awards for real estate excellence, and is a member of the Urban Land Institute and holds the Building Owners and Managers Association - Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation.
"I am honored to be elected to the board of such an outstanding organization," said Davidson. "I look forward to leading our company's philanthropic efforts by reinforcing CENTURY 21's commitment to helping Easter Seals serve the people of the communities where we live, work and play."
Century 21 Real Estate LLC (century21.com) is the franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, providing comprehensive training, management, administrative and marketing support for the CENTURY 21 System. The System is comprised of more than 7,700 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices and 117,000 sales associates in 68 countries and territories worldwide. Century 21 Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services.
Easter Seals is the leading non-profit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and other special needs. For over 90 years, we have been offering help and hope to children and adults living with disabilities, and to the families who love them. Through therapy, training, education and support services, Easter Seals creates life-changing solutions so that people with disabilities can live, learn, work and play.