Crye-Leike’s Kay Crawford Named Volunteer of the Year by City’s Chamber of Commerce

Crye-Leike’s Kay Crawford Named Volunteer of the Year by City’s Chamber of Commerce

Nashville, Tenn. – One of Crye-Leike’s own, Kay Knox Crawford, was recently named 2002-2003 Volunteer of the Year by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. She was recognized for her leadership efforts in serving as the Southeastern Conference (SEC) team hotel coordinator for Gaylord Hotels’ Music City Bowl since its inception.

Crawford was among 21 outstanding chamber members who were named Volunteers of the Year at the Nashville Area Chamber’s 156th annual membership meeting, held June 18, 2003. The chamber presents this award annually to members who have unselfishly given of their time and talent to better the organization’s programs and initiatives.

“Kay’s willingness to contribute countless hours to support the SEC has helped secure the bowl’s positive reports from each of the five SEC teams that have participated in the annual games,” said presenter Surendra Kumar, a Nashville chamber member and small business owner, as he spoke at the special recognition ceremony before a crowd of over 1,000 chamber members and guests.

Crawford is managing broker of Crye-Leike, Realtors’ Bellevue branch office, located at 224 Old Hickory Blvd. She is responsible for the recruitment and sales management of 30 sales associates who market residential and commercial real estate to buyers and sellers in the west Nashville area, including Bellevue and Fairview as well as Cheatham and Dickson counties. She has over 23 years of real estate expertise.

Prior to joining Crye-Leike in 2000, Crawford was vice president of Continuing Learning Institute (CLI) where she served for 14 years as a real estate trainer.

Crye-Leike (, a full service real estate company for 26 years, is the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South.

Crye-Leike’s Bellevue branch office is one of 20 Crye-Leike branch and franchise offices in 10 counties throughout a two-state Mid-South region: in Davidson, Grundy, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson counties in Tennessee, and Warren County, Kentucky.

For information on real estate as a career, or to inquire about joining Crye-Leike, Realtors’ sales team in Bellevue, please contact Kay Crawford at 615/662-0707, or Brenda Decker, recruitment director, at 615/373-2044.