Amy Updegrove Joins Leverage Global Partners as CEO
Beverly Hills, CA (February 18, 2015) Leverage Global Partners, a global network of independent real estate brokerages, has announced that Amy Updegrove has joined the company in the role of Chief Executive Officer of this exclusive network of the most prestigious luxury real estate brokerage firms in the world.
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"In meeting Amy I was immediately impressed by her business acumen," said F. Ron Smith, President of Leverage Global Partners. "She is a dynamic thought leader whose knowledge of both marketing and advertising as well as a burgeoning love of real estate make her an ideal fit for this role."
Updegrove was most recently the Publisher at Texas Monthly, a role she served for over four years, steering the magazine through a much-lauded relaunch. She was previously President and Publisher of Los Angeles Magazine helping that magazine set new revenue gains while becoming one of the most well-respected city magazines that has gained a national following. She also served as the Retail Marketing Director for Polo Ralph Lauren. Her long career in media and sales has given her a specialized skill set to adapt to her new role.
"For me, Leverage represents a new challenge and opportunity to marry my passion for marketing with a comprehensive plan to best serve the company's network of brokers." said Updegrove. "Leverage Global Partners has created a unique offering in the real estate world and I look forward to guiding the company strategy as we continue to grow and expand our reach."
Leverage Global Partners offers a network of member services, marketing resources, and professional referrals that firmly establishes each of their Partners as key players in the global real estate marketplace-making each brokerage’s talented realtors that much more effective in serving the unique needs of their clients. The Leverage network is rapidly expanding its membership base and currently has members in numerous dynamic communities around the world, including Paris, Los Angeles, New York, London, Dallas, Miami, Chicago, Toronto, Tokyo, and Bangkok.