Two Illinois REALTOR® association executives were recognized for leadership excellence by being named to the Dr. Almon R. Smith AE Leadership Society.

Dallas Hancock, RCE, CEO of PAAR.

They are:

Dan Sale, CAE, RCE, e-PRO, CEO of CAAR

The announcement was made March 19 at the Association Executives Institute held in Louisville, Ky.

The Smith Society recognizes leaders who excel in association management and are seen as leading contributors to the industry and their profession. It is named after the former CEO of the National Association of REALTORS®.