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MIAMI Realtors Hires NAR VP of Information Technology Liz Sturrock as New CIO

by | Mar 22, 2019
The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) has named Liz Sturrock, RCE, its new Chief Innovation Officer. With more than 50,000 total members, MIAMI is the largest local Realtor Association in the nation. Before joining MIAMI, Sturrock was the vice president of information technology for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the largest trade group in the U.S.

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Liz Sturrock

MIAMI — The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) has named Liz Sturrock, RCE, its new Chief Innovation Officer. With more than 50,000 total members, MIAMI is the largest local Realtor Association in the nation. Before joining MIAMI, Sturrock was the vice president of information technology for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the largest trade group in the U.S.

“We are excited to bring Liz to our team to further enhance our leading-edge member services offerings and technology department, resulting in expanded opportunities for member success and profitability,” said MIAMI CEO Teresa King Kinney. “As Chief Innovation Officer in an already progressive association, Liz has an amazing foundation on which to build, grow and innovate.  Her impressive track record along with her vast knowledge and expertise will bring new talents and opportunities and further improve our MIAMI member experience.”

Sturrock held various positions during her 10-year tenure at NAR, including vice president of Information Technology, which includes oversight of NAR's proprietary Ecommerce Network, executive director for RAMCO,  and director of ITS Logistics. Prior to NAR, she worked at SPSS, the software company that brought statistics to the mainstream.

“I am thrilled to be joining MIAMI Realtors and helping them leverage data to gain strategic insight to their membership and foster their continued growth,” said Sturrock.  “MIAMI Realtors has always been a technology pioneer, and I could not be more excited about joining this exceptional team.”

She has extensive experience with state and local associations and their technology needs as well as with the real estate industry and Realtor profession.  BizTech magazine just featured Sturrock as one of three IT Security Leaders to Know” in their March issue.

“Liz will identify technological threats and opportunities and will explore ways to utilize our member intelligence to improve efficiency and quality of service,” said Kinney. “Liz will also offer insight into data protection and security as it relates to the association, our members and their business.”

She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a Realtor Association Certified Executive (RCE) and a certified Support Center Manager from the Help Desk Institute.

Sturrock has been married to her husband Jim for 15 years. They have two children, a chocolate Labrador, and a cat.

Originally from Chicago, Liz is a Cubs fan. Her other hobbies include cooking, watching the Cubs, and travel.

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About the MIAMI Association of REALTORS®
The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® was chartered by the National Association of Realtors in 1920 and is celebrating 99 years of service to Realtors, the buying and selling public, and the communities in South Florida. Comprised of six organizations, the Residential Association, the Realtors Commercial Alliance, the Broward Council, the Jupiter Tequesta Hobe Sound (JTHS-MIAMI) Council, the Young Professionals Network (YPN) Council and the award-winning International Council, it represents more than 50,000 real estate professionals in all aspects of real estate sales, marketing, and brokerage. It is the largest local Realtor association in the U.S. and has official partnerships with 207 international organizations worldwide. MIAMI’s official website is www.MiamiRealtors.com